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22.04.2014

PAT NEVIN: NO SURPRISES

It may be the most thankless task of the night, but it is a vital one…

17.04.2014

GILES SMITH: COPING STRATEGY

Irrespective of our struggles in front of the posts, it's an odd view of football…

15.04.2014

PAT NEVIN: THE BUSINESS END

For all the clamour beforehand to call it a decider, it served only to muddy the waters…

10.04.2014

GILES SMITH: YEEEEEEEEEESSSSSS

These are the memories which are hard-wired into our circuits, ready to crackle into life automatically when events dictate…

08.04.2014

PAT NEVIN: SPECIAL NIGHTS

There was a verve and a positivity about the play against Stoke City which was needed to restore belief and confidence...

03.04.2014

GILES SMITH: BUILDERS IN

Despite a couple of dents to our hopes since his last column, Giles Smith retains optimism. Here he shares his thoughts as a Chelsea supporter, and puts those hopes in context anyway…

01.04.2014

PAT NEVIN: ABSORBED IN EUROPE

Succeeding during transition is one of the trickiest feats in football.…

27.03.2014

GILES SMITH: SUPPORTIVE SUPPORTER

We were in a perfect position to understand and sympathise with the plight of our brethren...

25.03.2014

PAT NEVIN: FANTASTIC DAY

It was hard to pick out anyone as man of the match as there were so many fine performances...

20.03.2014

GILES SMITH: EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

The received football wisdom is that it's a hostile atmosphere which most efficiently neutralises a visiting opponent…