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Pat Nevin reveals what is different about Chelsea players and fans at the moment and why he knows how Gary Cahill felt

Former Blue Pat Nevin was at the Bridge for our latest Premier League win and enjoyed seeing our back-line excel, one of their predecessors receive stirring appreciation, and a special bond strengthen even more…

12 Nov 2019
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Pat Nevin chooses his player of the Ajax tie and recalls former 4-4s

Our regular columnist and former Blue Pat Nevin writes about the free-scoring football currently entertaining everyone and highlights spot-kick style that is a joy to behold…

07 Nov 2019
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GILES SMITH nominates Chelsea moment as museum piece and welcomes Ajax, in part

Chelsea fan Giles Smith has thawed out sufficiently from an instance of frozen horror during the game at Watford to write this week’s column, and he asks a Kepa question…

05 Nov 2019
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Giles Smith reveals bad omen before Man United game and pays tribute to writer of song forever played

In his weekly summing-up from the point of view of a Chelsea fan, columnist Giles Smith selects the best goal from last night’s defeat and has good reason to dig into his record collection for a copy of Blue is the Colour…

31 Oct 2019
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Pat Nevin asks how alternative Chelsea line-up would perform in Premier League and picks potential prized asset

Our regular columnist and former player Pat Nevin has no shortage of thoughts to write about this week, as he hands out some 9/10 ratings, makes a big prediction about the future and just about keeps a lid on his enthusiasm…

29 Oct 2019
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Pat Nevin asks - ‘Are Chelsea the best young team in Europe?’

It is now six victories in a row for Frank Lampard’s Blues, who are the first Chelsea team to record consecutive away Champions League wins for six years. Pat Nevin, who studied the Ajax game for Chelsea TV last night, is impressed…

24 Oct 2019
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Why Newcastle win was important stepping stone for Frank Lampard’s Chelsea and why VAR worked: Giles Smith explains

There is no harm in shuffling the pack sometimes and in a break from the normal schedule, season ticket holder Giles Smith is able to bask in the light of a weekend win as he writes his column early, and he decides just what type of win it was…

22 Oct 2019
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A good read, a record assessed and being reduced to tears – a normal international week for Giles Smith

Chelsea fan and columnist Giles Smith managed to take in some Blues in action for England teams this week but he just about found more to do besides…

17 Oct 2019
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Pat Nevin recalls past glory against Newcastle and suggests Frank Lampard’s ‘secret weapon’

Ahead of this coming weekend’s fixture against the Geordies at the Bridge, columnist and Chelsea legend Pat Nevin remembers his involvement in a meeting 36 years ago and an important lesson learned, a lesson just as important today…

15 Oct 2019
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ROYALLY ENTERTAINED - BUT CAN IT LAST? GILES SMITH ASSESSES THE SEASON SO FAR

While making the bold prediction that his team’s league position will withstand this weekend’s football, columnist and Chelsea fan Giles Smith decides this is an ideal moment for a state-of-the-season address...

10 Oct 2019
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Pat Nevin sees long-term planning paying off and names the bravest player

Chelsea legend and columnist Pat Nevin watched Sunday’s win at Southampton from a far and among more standout performances from the young players, he saw a couple of older stagers shine as well…

08 Oct 2019
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

Not everyone is given the chance to celebrate a significant milestone in the way Willian was on Wednesday night points out columnist and Chelsea fan Giles Smith, who has found much to relish in the midweek Champions League football…

03 Oct 2019
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Pat Nevin praises Jorginho’s penalty panache and ponders next European adventure

In his latest column, Chelsea legend Pat Nevin reflects on some significant firsts and a strengthening bond, before turning his attention to the big Champions League trip that awaits…

01 Oct 2019
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

From the seven Chelsea goals served up last night, to the one conceded that was reminiscent of former times, and onto the finest of margins and the impact they had on our most recent Premier League game, columnist and season ticket holder Giles Smith gives his own fan’s-eye view on recent events…

26 Sep 2019
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Pat Nevin picks out pivotal moments against Liverpool and what Chelsea achievement would be celebrated most

Fresh from his studio analysis of Sunday’s game at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea legend Pat Nevin gives his written assessment of a narrow defeat and hopes for a less-injured squad soon…

24 Sep 2019
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

To VAR or not to VAR, how to quickly become bilingual and the correct definition of disappointment are matters addressed following our Champions League return by Chelsea fan and columnist Giles Smith…

19 Sep 2019
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Pat Nevin looks at what surprised Wolves and which young Chelsea player could be pivotal against Valencia

In today’s column from Chelsea legend Pat Nevin he anticipates an open game on Chelsea’s return to the Champions League tonight and about the bravery shown by our boss in the way he went about the Wolves win…

17 Sep 2019
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Giles Smith's Thursday Thoughts

Our regular columnist Giles Smith attempts to make sense of the formula behind UEFA's coefficient system and looks ahead to the return of a stomp-along anthem to Stamford Bridge next week...

12 Sep 2019
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Pat Nevin reflects on a great few days for our Academy and Chelsea Women

In his latest column Pat Nevin gives his verdict on another groundbreaking weekend for Chelsea, with landmarks reached at Wembley on Saturday and Stamford Bridge on Sunday...

10 Sep 2019
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Giles Smith's Thursday Thoughts

Our regular columnist Giles Smith uses the pause from domestic football to give his verdict on our Champions League draw and, with so many home games coming up, reassesses the meaning of value for money…

05 Sep 2019