July 28, 2011
With big money transfers and talk of "the modern game" very little is made of the fact that there are players out there who cannot be classed as mercenaries.
On June 14th 2001 for a not insignificant, at that time, £11m was spent on the signing of Frank Lampard.
August 19th 2011 will mark the 10th year that Lampard has played in Chelsea blue, so why aren't the press hailing this loyalty? Probably because of his wages, Chelsea fans though will believe he is worth every penny.
10 years on, still celebrating (albeit rehearsed)
July 11, 2011
Whilst we are in the midst of pre-season, transfer hopes resting on clawing at every single bit of press tittle-tattle and early injuries changing the shape of our squad already, I have become a bit nostalgic.
So it is during this quiet period that I will go down my own personal memory lane, here is a run down of five of my best league games.