Tag: Chelsea

16 April 2024 0

Cole Palmer: Can Chelsea midfielder win the Premier League Golden Boot?

By Total Football News
Cole Palmer celebrates his goal
Cole Palmer is the fourth player to score four goals for Chelsea in a Premier League match, after Frank Lampard (twice), Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Gianluca Vialli

“You’d have got good odds on him winning the golden boot.”

Palmer was simply sensational, netting a hat-trick inside 29 minutes and adding his 20th Premier League goal of the season in the second half to move him level with Erling Haaland in

15 April 2024 0

Mauricio Pochettino ‘can’t accept’ Chelsea penalty squabble

By Total Football News
Chelsea players argue over who will take a penalty
Cole Palmer has scored all nine Premier League penalties he has taken. Only Yaya Toure (11/11) has a better record

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino says he was “so upset” about the dispute over who would take the penalty in their 6-0 win over Everton and has warned his players not to do it again.

Nicolas Jackson and Noni Madueke argued over who would take a spot-kick, which Cole Palmer went

13 April 2024 0

Chelsea spent £747m on transfers in 2022-23 season

By Total Football News
Todd Boehly
Chelsea finished 12th in the Premier League in 2022-23, the first full season since the Todd Boehly-led consortium took over

Chelsea spent £747m on transfers last season, according to accounts published by Companies House.

The wage bill rose by 18% to £404m, the second highest in the Premier League.

Players costing £592m were sold for £203m, although accounting rules mean that generated a profit of £63m.

As of 30 June

12 April 2024 0

Chelsea lead spending on agents’ fees as Premier League clubs pay out £409.5m

By Total Football News
Chelsea owner Todd Boehly
Chelsea have spent more than £1bn on player signings since the Todd Boehly-led consortium took over the club two years ago

Chelsea paid out more than £75m to football agents and intermediaries over the 12-month period to February 2024, as Premier League clubs spent a combined £409.5m.

Manchester City’s outlay on agent fees exceeded £60m, according to figures released by the Football Association detailing payments made by Premier League, EFL

3 April 2024 0

Conor Gallagher: Chelsea condemn abuse and say video clip ‘taken out of context’

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Conor Gallagher
Conor Gallagher has been a regular captain for Chelsea this season

Chelsea say a video clip of Conor Gallagher with a young black mascot has been “taken considerably out of context” and condemned the “completely unacceptable” abuse towards the player.

The Blues captain, 24, then walks out with the child at Stamford Bridge.

“It’s [the abuse] upset me so much,” said Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino.

“No-one wants to do something

28 March 2024 0

Chelsea: Raheem Sterling ‘understands’ boos – Mauricio Pochettino

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Raheem Sterling applauds Chelsea supporters
Raheem Sterling missed a first-half penalty against Leicester

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino says it is important that the club’s fans and players “move on” after Raheem Sterling was booed by supporters.

Sterling faced criticism from sections of the Stamford Bridge crowd during Chelsea’s 4-2 win over Leicester City in the recent FA Cup quarter-final.

Pochettino was jeered for his decision to substitute Mykhailo Mudryk instead of Sterling in the 78th

25 March 2024 0

Ashley Cole: Premier League Hall of Fame honour for ex-Arsenal and Chelsea defender

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Ashley Cole celebrates winning the Premier League with Chelsea
Ashley Cole won the third Premier League title of his career in 2010 with Chelsea

Former England defender Ashley Cole has become the latest player inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.

Cole, 43, won the league title three times – twice with Arsenal and once with Chelsea – during an illustrious career in England’s top flight.

He was part of the 2003-04 Arsenal ‘Invincibles’ team and made 385

20 March 2024 0

Chelsea fans have ‘significant concerns’ about club’s future, says supporters group

By Total Football News
Todd Boehly
Chelsea have outspent their Premier League rivals by hundreds of millions of pounds since Todd Boehly took over as owner

Chelsea Supporters Trust says fans have “significant concerns” about the club’s future in a lengthy letter to co-owners Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali.

It says feeling among fans is at its lowest since the early 1980s and is close to “irreversible toxicity”.

Despite a record outlay on players since the