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The Price of Success

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Now we know that both Chelsea and ManURE are in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, the Premiership fixture originally scheduled for Saturday 14th April and then for TV schedules moved forward to the Sunday has now been re-arranged for Tuesday 8th May.

What a mouth-watering prospect the Premiership title which could be decided on this day, and not only that in the space of 15 days Chelsea and Man URE could play each other THREE times: Premiership, FA Cup final and Champions League final.

Before any of that can happen, Chelsea have to negotiate the following fixtures in the run up to further GLORY and again are subject to change:

Sat, March 31 - Watford (a) - Premiership

Wed, April 4 - Valencia (h) - Champions League
*Sat, April 7 - Tottenham (h) - Premiership
Tue, April 10 - Valencia (a) - Champions League
Sun, April 15 - Blackburn (neutral venue) - FA Cup
Wed, April 18 - West Ham (a) - Premiership
Sat, April 21 - Newcastle (a) - Premiership
**Tue/Wed, April 24/25 - Liverpool or PSV Eindhoven - Champions League
Sat, April 28 - Bolton (h) - Premiership

**Tue/Wed, May 1/2 - Liverpool or PSV Eindhoven - Champs League
Sat, May 5 - Arsenal (a) - Premiership
Tue, May 8 - Manchester United (h) - Premiership
***Thu, May 10 - Tottenham (h) - Premiership
Sun, May 13 - Everton (h) - Premiership
**Sat, May 19 - FA Cup final (Wembley)
**Wed, May 23 - Champions League final (Athens)

*Subject to postponement
**Subject to winning matches in previous round
***Not yet arranged

So i) work that lot out, or ii) just go with the flow and enjoy it.