Archive for July, 2011

Fernando Torres Feeling Fit

July 24, 2011

Fernando Torres Chelsea superstar striker Fernando Torres is delighted with his pre-season form and can’t wait for the start of the season. “El Nino” who signed for £50million struggled with the first four months of his Chelsea career but is feeling good after his much needed rest over the summer break. “I’m feeling good, it’s [...]

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Andre Villas-Boas Is Optomistic About Torres

July 22, 2011

Fernando Torres André Villas-Boas’s sense of optimism generated by his arrival is may be doused amid familiar concerns. The Portuguese was asked questions about Fernando Torres. Torres was denied in the opening two minutes by Mohd Farizal Marlias and still seems ill-at-ease playing for Chelsea. Villas-Boas says there is “an obsession” with the Spaniard’s fitness. [...]

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Chelsea Key Stats

July 20, 2011

Chelsea Key Stats Nickname: The Blues, The Pensioners Premier League winners: 2005, 2006, 2010 Division One winners: 1955 Division Two winners: 1984, 1989 Runners-up: 1907, 1912, 1930, 1963, 1977 FA Cup winners: 1970, 1997, 2000, 2007, 2009, 2010 Runners-up: 1915, 1967, 1994 League Cup winners: 1965, 1998, 2005 Runners-up: 1972, 2008 European Cup-winners Cup winners: [...]

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Thibaut Courtois Signed by Chelsea

July 18, 2011

Thibaut Courtois Chelsea have reportedly signed nineteen year-old goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois from Racing Genk on a five-year deal . Chelsea have paid €6 million for the signature of Courtois. The young 19-year-old Belgian may be loaned back to Genk as part of the deal. Genk director Dirk Degraen said: “We received an enormous offer that [...]

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New Chelsea Boss Andre Villas-Boas Has Winning Strategy in Mind

July 14, 2011

The 33-year-old new boss at Chelsea plans to try his winning strategy used at Porto to improve the attacking skills of his new squad in hopes of winning the Premier League this season. “It’s not the case that managers who approach the game in the other way are not successful,” Villas-Boas told Chelsea magazine. “You [...]

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