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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
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

So Christmas is just about over then. Time for columnist and season ticket holder Giles Smith to give his fan’s-eye view of the festive season…

03 Jan 2019
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Pat Nevin: Has it been a good year?

It is that time for reflection, and not only does Chelsea legend and columnist Pat Nevin look back on our most recent win, he goes beyond that too…

01 Jan 2019
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

Having mulled over a stat that proved to be just for Christmas, and did not make it through Boxing Day, columnist Giles Smith was still able to celebrate a Vicarage Road victory, as he details in his fan’s-eye view of events…

27 Dec 2018
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Pat Nevin: A most interesting time

In a special Christmas Eve column, Chelsea legend Pat Nevin is not reading too much into some statistics, but is envisaging a cracking top-four race to come…

24 Dec 2018
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

With a win and a draw to contemplate from last night (a cup draw that is), columnist and season ticket holder Giles Smith discusses dominance, disruption, and a dutiful selection of future opponents…

20 Dec 2018
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Pat Nevin: Just stay away

In his latest column, Chelsea legend Pat Nevin writes about subtle changes to playing styles and adding options, and he also has strong words for those tarnishing the name of true fans of the club…

19 Dec 2018
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

Cuffs, unforeseen performance levels and Euro competitions panning out as wished are celebrated by Chelsea fan Giles Smith in this week’s column…

13 Dec 2018
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Pat Nevin: Defending David

A brilliant weekend result with a brilliant Brazilian playing a big part. Chelsea legend Pat Nevin feels his arguments have been boosted, as he writes in this week’s column…

11 Dec 2018
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

A week for firsts and a long-established event in the football calendar coming home are topics for discussion by Chelsea fan Giles Smith in his latest column…

06 Dec 2018
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Pat Nevin: On the front foot

With the team back on the winning trail, columnist and Chelsea legend Pat Nevin spots some advantages we may have in what is shaping up to be a tight contest at the top…

04 Dec 2018
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

Season ticket holder and columnist Giles Smith gives his fan’s view of the week’s events, and sees a packed seven days ahead as a good opportunity to heal the pain from last weekend…

29 Nov 2018
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Pat Nevin: Dealing with it

For the first time since this Premier League campaign began, Chelsea legend Pat Nevin is writing his column after a defeat, and it is not a time for knee-jerk reactions he explains…

27 Nov 2018
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

Ahead of a London derby in which small margins might make a difference, could Chelsea’s chances be increased by events in the wilds on the other side of the globe. Blues fan Giles Smith considers this in this week’s column…

22 Nov 2018
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Pat Nevin: Derby days

One of the big matches of the season against a local rival is on the horizon, and that has columnist and former Blue Pat Nevin licking his lips in anticipation, as well as recalling some fond memories…

20 Nov 2018
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GILES SMITH’S THURSDAY THOUGHTS

Filing results, stretching runs and upping revs are topics for discussion in the latest column from Chelsea fan Giles Smith…

15 Nov 2018