Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne bring back elaborate handshake routine to life at Etihad

Special handshakes and footballers seemingly go hand in hand. Players on the same team usually spend months together sharing the same locker room, hence it’s natural for a certain camaraderie to take shape. This brotherhood often culminates in a special handshake, reserved for two friends on and off the pitch. Considering the popularity of footballers…

New Chelsea pre-match shirt with iconic lion badge leaks online

The long rumoured gold/black/blue Chelsea shirt has finally emerged albeit in the form of a leak. Marking the 10th anniversary of the Blues’ 2012 Champions League triumph, the kit will be manufactured by American sportswear brand Nike. Ending many months of speculation, our first look at the kit came to us via Footy Headlines. Recent…

Chelsea superfan Harry McKirdy gets cheeky in Man City defeat

Last night’s FA Cup action saw a packed Manchester City side breeze past minnows Swindon Town.  The 1-4 victory for the Cityzens was predictable and rather unceremonious in nature, what was noteworthy, however, was the man who got on the scoresheet for the home side.  Scored by Aston Villa academy product Harry McKirdy the goal…

Twitter reacts to stunning long-range pass from Hakim Ziyech

Chelsea gained an advantage last night after beating Tottenham in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final to stake a claim for a place in the showdown encounter at Wembley. Tottenham were routed 2-0 by the Blues despite Thomas Tuchel fielding a relatively changed squad. A notable beneficiary of this reshuffle was midfielder Hakim…

The moment referee Anthony Taylor pretends to shoot the ball during Chelsea-Liverpool

Liverpool’s visit to Stamford Bridge was a thrilling one. The two heavyweights played out a high octane draw, one which had fans on the edge of their seats. And going by this clip, it would seem that even the official was engaged. In charge of officiating duties for the fixture was Anthony Taylor. His performance…

Adorable moment Thiago Silva keeps pen as souvenir after signing new Chelsea contract

Amidst the Lukaku saga and the recent lacklustre run of form, Chelsea fans were finally greeted with a bit of good news. This came in the form of a contract extension for the Brazilian centre back Thiago Silva. Despite his short tenure at Stamford Bridge so far, ‘O Monstro’s impact has been stellar, due to…

Twitter reacts to Gary Neville sound effects during Chelsea v Liverpool

Dramatic Chelsea encounters and an overly excited Gary Neville in the gantry seemingly go hand in hand. Alongside Martin Tyler’s ‘Agueerooooo’, Gary Neville’s ‘ooohhhh’ after Fernando Torres’ iconic goal against Barcelona stands as a customary experience for any football fan, a rite of passage if you will. Neville’s impassioned squeal following Drogba’s CL final equalizer…

Thomas Tuchel sweating through his puffer jacket was an unusual sight

A pulsating encounter at Stamford Bridge saw Chelsea share the spoils with Liverpool after either side failed to break the deadlock at 2-2. With both the teams looking to regain lost ground in the race to the title, a win was paramount, and thus ensued a riveting clash that will go down as an instant…

The moment of genius from Mateo Kovacic that left Fabinho humiliated

Premier League fans were treated to a high octane encounter between Chelsea and Liverpool last night. Despite all the clamour, Romelu Lukaku’s explosive interview brought about, a rather rare sight took centre stage at Stamford Bridge. Players and fans under the Blue banner rallied around their manager, keeping aside the perils of late and showcasing…

Here’s why part two of Romelu Lukaku’s interview was even worse

Romelu Lukaku’s interview with Sky Sports Italia aired last night and the comments that surfaced led to some very extreme reactions. In the interview, the Belgian spoke fondly about his old club expressing his desire to return on multiple instances and also citing problems with his current boss Thomas Tuchel. Naturally, this incurred the wrath…

5 ways fans reacted to Romelu Lukaku’s explosive interview with Sky Italia

Ever since making his Stamford Bridge return, Romelu Lukaku is yet to put on a display that is symptomatic of his fierce exploits as seen during his stint at Inter Milan. And perhaps the blame lies in the kind of system Thomas Tuchel employs at Chelsea, which doesn’t compliment Lukaku’s style of play, as revealed…

Twitter reacts to harsh chant aimed at Billy Gilmour

Billy Gilmour’s move from Chelsea to Norwich City has seemingly taken a sour turn. The Scottish international’s loan move drew a lot of expectations from fans, with the 20-year-old being viewed as a fitting addition to an exciting Norwich side that comfortably won the championship last season. Unfortunately, we’re now halfway through the Canaries stint…

Chelsea fans unveil new chant for Mateo Kovacic with spicy reference to Zidane

Mateo Kovacic’s impact at Chelsea has often been rather understated. The Croatian joined the Blues initially on loan back in 2018 and has since been then been a mainstay in the squad. Be it Sarri, Lampard, or Tuchel, the change in philosophies and systems never affected the Croatian’s place in the side, which speaks volumes…

Twitter reacts as Romelu Lukaku torments Matt Targett in footrace

Romelu Lukaku’s arrival from Inter Milan to Chelsea carries with it a lot of expectations. Last season’s Serie A MVP has been viewed by many as the solution to Blues number 9 woes. Despite getting off to a flyer in his return to Blue, a string of haphazard performances and an injury incurred against Zenit…

Twitter reacts to Romelu Lukaku speaking in an American accent

Amongst the various attributes that Chelsea Striker Romelu Lukaku can lay claim on is one of being a polyglot. The former Inter Milan striker is fluent in French, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Flemish, and Italian. Back in 2019, fans noticed that the Belgian had added to his arsenal as he seemed to be speaking…

John Terry and Dele Alli’s act of kindness for the fans will inspire you

The advent of social media has brought fans even closer to the action as these platforms offer an opportunity for supporters to connect with their favourite stars. Footballers can often be seen using social media as a medium for expressing gratitude for the support they receive, whether it be sending a signed shirt or a…

The insane skill Jorginho pulled off to deal with three Brentford players

Last night’s Carabao Cup clash between Chelsea and Brentford saw the Blues emerge 2-0 victors. Despite having the lion’s share of possession, the Blues struggled to break down Brentford’s low block. The Chelsea side featured a host of changes from the one that drew against Wolves, with some academy players also getting their debuts. Substitutions…