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May 26, 2009

Arsenal have been playing with 'babies' all season - and winning plaudits for the attractive and attacking games they played in the Carling Cup. Manchester United put out practically a whole team of teenagers on Sunday, and still managed to beat a relegation-battling Hull side. Where are our next generation?

May 20, 2009

It's now become the biggest game of our season - The FA Cup Final. Yes it won't feel like its been the most successful season ever, but at least we keep Wenger and Benitez out of the trophy tables for another year (how many years is that Arsenal fans?!) The biggest game of the season needs our strongest team (even though I reckon our kids could beat Everton to be honest!) - who gets your vote?

May 18, 2009

It was a fitting farewell to a man who has won the hearts and minds of thousands and millions of Chelsea fans across the globe. The win was conclusive in the fact that Guus Hiddink has managed to rebuild a team from the ashes, and given us a new sense of confidence in our players and their abilities. If only he could stay on...

May 10, 2009

A crushing and convincing victory over Arsenal has secured our third-place spot in the Premier League. It was a good performance and helped the lads put Wednesday's disaster out of their minds. With the season practically over, its time to start looking to the future - with a new manager needed to claw back United's 12 point advantage for next year - but who takes over?

May 7, 2009

This is an absolute JOKE! Chelsea fans across the world are still in shock after being screwed by Drogba's reputation, a clown of a referee and probably UEFA. FOUR penalty appeals! FOUR, but not one given! It wasn't that we didn't play well, it wasn't that we messed up our tactics, it wasn't that we had the wrong players on - we're not going to the Champions League Final because of one man, and his awful decisions.

Phil Lythell Phil Lythell is a Chelsea season ticket holder and lifelong Blues supporter stretching back to the sepia-tinted days of Kerry Dixon and Pat Nevin. Author of Chelsea-centric blog, Phil has spent his entire life living within a 20 minute walk of Stamford Bridge which has cost him a fortune but has also kept him from those interminable queues outside Fulham Broadway Station giving him more time in the pub to discuss the latest glorious/calamitous/insipid match.

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