Looking lethargic and, frankly, clueless for most of this London derby, Chelsea conceded two first-half goals to Arsenal at the Emirates, and never looked like clawing anything back. No wonder the Blues fans were largely silent for this absurd display of back-and-forward passing, rather than any serious assaults on the Gunners' goal. Bernd Leno hadREAD MORE
Chelsea Women are keeping up the pressure in the WSL, gaining revenge on Arsenal by beating them 2-1 away. Two goals from Erin Cuthbert were enough for victory at Meadow Park, although a late reply from Gunners top scorer Vivianne Miedema meant a nervy final few moments. Halfway through the first half, Cuthbert leapt toREAD MORE
Yes, that is Callum Hudson-Odoi coming on, and yes that is Morrie Sarri - standing in front of Rafa Benitez's technical area, in full roaming mode (to the occasional exasperation of the Newcastle manager). Blues fans serenaded the exciting young winger who they see as the future of the club, but who is being wooedREAD MORE
As Chelsea Women prepare to face Arsenal away on Sunday lunchtime, a fixture which many believe will define the title race, the game is on a knife-edge, writes Jane Grove. On a blistering run of form (even since defeat by the Gunners), Chelsea know that they are facing one of the toughest matches of 2019.READ MORE
Although it was yet another clean sheet that most satisfied manager Emma Hayes, it was Chelsea Women's goals - and notably Fran Kirby's return to scoring ways - that brought most warmth to the 973 hardy fans braving freezing temperatures at Kingsmeadow as the Blues pushed Reading aside in the quarter-final of the Conti Cup.READ MORE
In a way, neither Chelsea nor Spurs triumphed in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final at Wembley on Tuesday evening. It was a win for VAR. The video referee determined what would happen in the 24th minute of this largely forgettable match which, oddly, the Blues edged in terms of play, but notREAD MORE
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