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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

Columnist and Chelsea fan Giles Smith will be hurrying home today to make the kick-off in Europe’s quality competition, and he does not expect to see immoveable objects in his team’s way…

14 Mar 2019
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Pat Nevin: Being in the right place at the right time

In the wake of the Wolves game and the challenges it set the Chelsea team, former Blue Pat Nevin writes about the importance of finding solutions and some personal views on one category of set-piece taking…

12 Mar 2019
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Giles Smith's Thursday Thoughts

In his fan’s-view round up of recent happenings, season ticket holder Giles Smith is still formulating his opinions on an innovation but is more certain why a derby became difficult…

07 Mar 2019
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Pat Nevin: Choosing my moments

There have been worse weeks for Chelsea this season than the one just gone, so our columnist and former player Pat Nevin takes his pick of the action as well as looks forward to welcoming Ukrainian opposition…

05 Mar 2019
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Giles Smith's Thursday Thoughts

Having been unrewarded for a fine performance at the weekend, the Blues deservedly bounced back with a welcome win over a familiar foe last night. As ever, columnist and Chelsea season ticket holder Giles Smith was on hand to cast his eye over an eventful few days.

28 Feb 2019
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Pat Nevin: For the cause

The Blues may have lost the Carabao Cup final on penalties but Pat Nevin, who was at Wembley covering the game for Chelsea TV, watched plenty that worked and plenty of hard work, as he details in this week’s column…

26 Feb 2019
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

Wholeheartedly. That is the way to approach the packed and important few days to come reckons columnist and season ticket holder Giles Smith, as he gives his latest views on supporting Chelsea…

21 Feb 2019
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Pat Nevin: Regaining focus quickly

Despite the disappointment of the cup exit yesterday, Chelsea legend and columnist Pat Nevin explains why the players’ heads will be clear going into a run of three important games in a week…

19 Feb 2019
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

The player ratings game, and what value to place on all the numbers, are considered by columnist Giles Smith, as he gives his fan’s view of the past week…

14 Feb 2019
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Pat Nevin: We are with you Mickey

Chelsea legend Pat Nevin sends his support to a former team-mate and writes about the support at the big defeat at Man City, having been in the crowd…

12 Feb 2019
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

Season ticket holder and columnist Giles Smith casts his fan’s-eye view on a balancing of books in recent games and a month with plenty of familiar opponents…

07 Feb 2019
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Pat Nevin: Positive signs and pivotal moments

Blossoming partnerships and potentially crucial tactical tweaks are just a couple of the topics covered by former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin in his latest column.

05 Feb 2019
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Giles Smith's Thursday Thoughts

Football has always been renowned for its ability to put supporters through a range of emotions. Highs follow lows, and vice versa, often in a short period of time, as has been the case at Chelsea over the past week.

31 Jan 2019
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Pat Nevin: Passion-filled positivity

Since Pat Nevin’s last column, the Blues have enjoyed two important victories in domestic cup competitions and brought the feel-good factor back to the club. With that in mind, our former winger shares his thoughts on recent events, as well as the weekend performances of two attackers.

29 Jan 2019
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Giles Smith's Thursday Thoughts

Up for the cup? A question to ponder given our next two fixtures but, as columnist Giles Smith explains, one this particular club can provide an emphatic response to...

24 Jan 2019
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Pat Nevin: Assessing the bigger picture

Columnist and former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin provides his thoughts on recent events and explains why, in football, the fortunes of a team can change very quickly...

22 Jan 2019
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

The flexibility demanded of the modern football fan and an all-time Chelsea great are discussed by supporter Giles Smith in this week’s column…

17 Jan 2019
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Pat Nevin: You may stop one, but you’ll struggle to stop them all

Columnist and Chelsea legend Pat Nevin looks at the beating of Newcastle, how space opened up for certain players on the pitch, and how the win set up a major game this coming weekend…

15 Jan 2019
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

The vision of a brave new world in which football fans would have less to complain about has, for the time being, dimmed, writes pleased supporter Giles Smith in this week’s column…

10 Jan 2019
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Pat Nevin: Value added

The transfer market, assessing your own worth and appreciation for a pass master are topics written about by Pat Nevin in this week’s column…

09 Jan 2019