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  • Life without fans: Lamps speaks

    Life without fans: Lamps speaks0

    A deserted London Stadium awaits Chelsea tomorrow evening when they travel across the capital to face West Ham. And that will be different, concedes Blues manager Frank Lampard via Zoom as he looks ahead to the game. Football without fans is unsettling, he agrees, but it’s equally unsettling for everyone. “It’ll be different; we’ve all

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  • Blues beat the heat (& City)

    Blues beat the heat (& City)0

    Chelsea’s first home game after the lockdown break showed that Frank Lampard’s team is still advancing. Despite having to weather endless Manchester City onslaughts in the evening heat at an echoey Stamford Bridge, the Blues emerged 2-1 winners, in the process deposing the reigning champions and gifting Liverpool their first title since Margaret Thatcher was

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  • Hayes salutes the ‘new normal’

    Hayes salutes the ‘new normal’0

    “We’ll roll with the new normal,” pledged Chelsea Women’s manager Emma Hayes, looking ahead to next season after the Blues were declared winners of the last. In an interview via Zoom, the 43-year-old said she was delighted that the FA had decided that “the most appropriate sporting outcome” of the abandoned Women’s Super League season

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  • Chelsea Women start afresh

    Chelsea Women start afresh0

    Chelsea Women, and the other teams in the Women’s Super League and Championship, have agreed to do the sensible thing – officially end this virus-interrupted season and focus entirely on starting afresh in August. Unlike the Premier League, both the WSL and Championship decided “in the best interest of the women’s game” to call it

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  • A critical point: Emma Hayes

    A critical point: Emma Hayes0

    Emma Hayes wasn’t a picture of contentment after the 3-3 draw at Manchester City, but she’s a realist and she knows the critical importance of even a single point as we approach the sharp end of this eventful season. “It was more like a basketball match than a chess match,” she said, shaking her head

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  • It’s time to nail the jinx

    It’s time to nail the jinx0

    Chelsea manager Emma Hayes is relishing this weekend’s crunch game up at Manchester City’s Academy stadium, with both Ji So-Yun and Sam Kerr back in the reckoning for starting places. It is, she feels, time to end a strange jinx that has plagued the Blues for years as – remarkably – Chelsea have never managed

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