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Raised Eyebrows and Shrugged Shoulders: The Casual Flexibility of Carlo Ancelotti

Ancelotti’s ability to roll with the proverbial punches could perhaps be his finest trait as a manager.

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On the Constant Precipice of Greatness: Willian’s Enigmatic Chelsea Career

Is Willian a player who’s almost great or is he a player who’s actually great?

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Barkley’s roller coaster ride from prodigy to complete player

From overcoming a potentially career-ending injury as a teenager to turning into one of England’s hottest prospects as an Everton prodigy, to resurrecting his career at Chelsea and becoming an integral part of the team as a "complete" player, Barkley’s endured it all. He is finally starting to meet our high expectations after a tough first half-season, as the club’s change in management seems to have awoken the 24-year-old’s true potential. While any comparisons to a certain legendary predecessor in the Chelsea No.8 shirt are far too premature, Barkley’s brilliant start to the season and recent heroics against Manchester United and Burnley certainly warrant a look at the player’s journey in football thus far.

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What could derail Sarri’s Chelsea?

How Sarri’s Chelsea is meant to work, and the potential snags it could hit on the way this season. A buzzword-free first picture of how things look like right now, in order to compare with how things look by spring.

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New dawn fades: The end of Antonio Conte at Chelsea

A retrospective

Sitting behind a pillar, watching the top table

Reflecting on Chelsea’s struggles this season and their potentially (very) wide-ranging repercussions.

Eden Hazard: Point Guard

The Kyrie Irving edition…

Baka’s Choice

Matic who? Tiemoue Bakayoko plays on one leg against Spurs, impresses anyway

Ade Mafe: Tales from the Premier League fitness revolution

On preseason fitness regimes, how Chelsea trained in 1996, and how Rui Faria revolutionized football fitness

Updated Alan Hudson autobiography ‘The Working Man’s Ballet’ Kickstarter

Help crowdfund a new edition of this classic book

Summer Reading: “The Italian Job” by Mark Worrall

In the midst of #SillySeason, take a few moments to remember that Chelsea are reigning Premier League Champions with help from @gate17marco.

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The Academy Conundrum

Taking stock of the Chelsea Academy as the search for sustainability, one per cent talent, and the next John Terry goes on

Chelsea scouting and player recruitment roles, methods

Confused about how Chelsea go about their transfer market business? Maybe this will help.

Summer Transfer Notebook

The definitive shortlist of players Chelsea should be looking at this summer

‘Diamonds, Dynamos & Devils’ Kickstarter

Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for book about Tommy Docherty’s six years as Chelsea manager.

♬ Chelsea, Chelsea, Chelsea ♬

Antonio Conte has brought ‘Chelseaness’ back to Chelsea while forging his own path

Number 34

Profiling Lewis Baker, the crowning glory of Chelsea's Vitesse project.

From refugee to Chelsea star: The story of Victor Moses

Vincit qui patitur.

The Decades XI

Picking the best Chelsea eleven, using two players from each of the last five decades.

Announce War Chest

Six young, high potential players Chelsea should be targeting this summer.

Burning Bridges

Chelsea's Grand Tour of Europe comes to an end with a whimper rather than a bang.

Antonio Conte: The Man to Rebuild Chelsea

Profiling Chelsea's next head coach (probably).

The Keys to the Kingdom

On Emenalo, Abramovich, and the way forward.

What's gone wrong (and how to fix it)

The Harding Perspective: Everton (A)

The misery sadly continues.

Jose Mourinho: Time to be Special

Time for The Special One to be truly special, once again, to lead Chelsea out of this early season malaise.

Notes on the New Stamford Bridge

A visit to the second public consultation on Chelsea's proposed rebuild of Stamford Bridge.

The Harding Perspective: The Window of Opportunity

Plains of Almeria is back for the new season!

Season preview: 2015/16

Everything you need to know ahead of Chelsea's attempted defence of their Premier League crown.

The future of Stamford Bridge: A fan's perspective

First-hand impressions from the Stamford Bridge redevelopment consultation.

Q&A: Thibaut Courtois

Courtois on his favourite save, where he feels he needs to get better, and a lot more.

José Mourinho, Campeão

The serial winner has claimed yet another big trophy.

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