She’s 81, she speaks her mind, and she describes herself as Erin Cuthbert’s “English nan”! Jean Thornton’s mobility scooter is bedecked with blue flags as the ardent Chelsea Women’s fan, who lives in a flat in Howard Road, Surbiton, recalls meeting the Chelsea striker over a cuppa at Kingsmeadow. “I was in the bar, andREAD MORE
Poppy cupcakes at Chelsea Blues manager Morrie Sarri endured the most frustrating match of his managerial stint in SW6 on Remembrance Sunday, as Everton forced a 0-0 draw. An ill-tempered encounter (there were five bookings by half-time, and ref Kevin Friend is not an especially card-happy man-in-black) saw both managers take positives, and negatives. OnREAD MORE
In-form Karen Carney, the Chelsea Women captain, has been called up to the England squad after super Fran Kirby was forced to withdraw. Also in the Lionesses squad, which faces Austria away on November 8 and Sweden at home on Remembrance Sunday, is Man City's Mel Lawley, in as a replacement for her team-mate KeiraREAD MORE
The Swiss miss Ramona Bachmann scored a double to keep the Blues' league recovery on track after the early-season string of disappointing draws, making the player with Chelsea Women's favourite individual song the toast of the fans. She replaced Ji So-Yun in the starting line-up against the Hammers - Emma Hayes' only change from theREAD MORE
A standing ovation as Eden Hazard returns from injury to replace Willian against Palace Morrie Sarri learnt a lot from Chelsea's 3-1 victory over a redoubtable Crystal Palace at the Bridge on Sunday as he experimented with a midfield shuffle. Some lessons were more obvious than others. Chelsea are much better with Eden Hazard thanREAD MORE
Chelsea's Ji So-Yun (pictured) has made more passes in the opposition half than any other FA WSL player this season, according to the latest batch of Opta statistics released by the Football Association. Her tally of 266 means that - despite not playing every match for the Blues - she is the reigning attacking passREAD MORE
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