Lampard: Big chance for Hudson-Odoi

Frank Lampard has confirmed Callum Hudson-Odoi will feature against Barnsley and has called on the winger to take his opportunity and flourish.

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PRE-MATCH BRIEFING: Kicking off in the cup

Chelsea’s hosting of Barnsley in the Carabao Cup tonight is a first for these teams in this competition. Club historian Rick Glanvill and club statistician Paul Dutton preview the encounter…


Thiago Silva on leadership, language and going from facing Bayern to Barnsley

Our new defender has been discussing what qualities he can bring to the Chelsea defence and the shock illness that almost ruined his football career...


Media Watch: Barnsley boss on ‘special feeling’ of playing Chelsea, Lewis Baker delighted to return to action in Turkey, West Brom coach avoids touchline ban for Chelsea game

In our look at the latest Chelsea-related news stories from the media, Gerhard Struber shares his thoughts on Barnsley’s Carabao Cup visit to Stamford Bridge tonight.


Frank Lampard confirms Edouard Mendy medical and two new signings in squad for Barnsley

Thiago Silva and Ben Chilwell will be in the squad for tomorrow’s visit of Barnsley to Stamford Bridge in the Carabao Cup, while another new addition is moving closer according to Frank Lampard.

22 Sep 2020, 12:50 PM

Thiago Silva: Lampard and Chelsea giving me great opportunity

On the day Thiago Silva turns 36 it was confirmed by his new manager, Frank Lampard, that he is in line to make his Chelsea debut tomorrow, news the Brazilian was able to react to almost straight away when he gave a media conference of his own.

22 Sep 2020, 03:33 PM
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Can the Blues keep third-round run going? Chelsea vs Barnsley – the stats

With attention turning to this week's Carabao Cup tie, we help set the scene by collecting together facts and figures related to the game...

22 Sep 2020, 11:18 AM

Quiz: Test your knowledge of the Carabao Cup third round

We enter the Carabao Cup tomorrow for the fourth time since it was renamed in 2017. How well do you remember our previous matches at this stage of the competition?

22 Sep 2020, 10:50 AM

Internationals: Goals from Reiten, Harder and Leupolz; Ingle becomes a Wales centurion

Eight Blues were in international action tonight. Sophie Ingle made her 100th appearance for Wales; Guro Reiten, Pernille Harder and Melanie Leupolz were all on target and victorious in their European Championship qualifiers.

22 Sep 2020, 07:38 PM

Lampard: Huge night for us

Frank Lampard welcomes our first mid-week fixture of the season as an important opportunity for his players to improve their fitness and sharpness after a drastically shortened pre-season.

22 Sep 2020, 02:06 PM

Watch Chelsea Women’s FA Cup fixture and men's Academy game live!

Chelsea FC Women’s FA Cup quarter-final tie away to Everton on Sunday is set to be shown live on The 5th Stand app and this website and before then, the men's development squad's PL2 game at Brighton on Friday. You can watch both free of charge.

22 Sep 2020, 03:00 PM

Pat Nevin: It’s game time needed right now

During this quick turnaround time between league and cup matches, Chelsea legend and columnist Pat Nevin writes about the Liverpool loss, this unusual early-season period for a new-look Chelsea squad, and the benefits of Barnsley at the Bridge so soon…

22 Sep 2020

Thiago Silva exclusive interview: On why he chose Chelsea, his hunger to win and what he expects from the Premier League

In a broad and revealing first interview since joining Chelsea, Thiago Silva explains how his experience can help an evolving team, details his enduring hunger for success and recalls past clashes with the Blues.

21 Sep 2020

Midfield duo reflect on a game of two halves and stress need to keep heads up

The first home game of the season might not have gone to plan but N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic saw enough in our performance against the champions, especially when we had 11 men, to give them plenty of hope for the months ahead.

21 Sep 2020

Getting to know Chelsea Women: Sam Kerr

Sam Kerr is the latest to take part in our question-and-answer feature with Chelsea Women players and the Australian international gives us an insight into her life off the pitch…

21 Sep 2020

PL2 reaction: Jon Harley proud of tough start

Chelsea’s development squad have secured maximum points from the opening Premier League 2 games after a big South Coast win over Southampton on Friday night.

21 Sep 2020
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Chelsea vs Barnsley pre-match press conference and how to follow the game

Our first cup game of 2020/21 takes place against Championship opposition on Wednesday evening and here we detail how you can watch Frank Lampard's pre-match media conference the day before, and follow the action from Stamford Bridge...

21 Sep 2020
On Loan

New loan for McCormick

Academy midfielder Luke McCormick is moving on loan to League One side Bristol Rovers.

21 Sep 2020

Watch Thiago Silva press conference

Ahead of a week in which he could make his Chelsea debut, Thiago Silva will answer questions from the media in a press conference on Tuesday, and you can watch it on this website or the 5th Stand app.

21 Sep 2020

The Debrief: Busy Kante close to his best

Using the data to come out of yesterday’s game against Liverpool as well as new-look graphics, the performance of N’Golo Kante in midfield stands out from a Chelsea perspective…

21 Sep 2020