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In association with chelseafan12.com Memorabilia - Shop - News - Video - Fanzone THE HOME OF THE 12TH MAN! - "THE FAN" Follow ChelseaFan12 on twitter: @Fan12Chelsea Stamford Chidge & Chelsea Legend, Kerry Dixon look back at Chelsea's defeat to Man City, look ahead to this Saturday's match against Palace and discuss Musonda being a right Charly! Kerry looks back to the defeat against Man City and acknowledges that City were the better side but losing Morata early did not help. Charly Musonda hit the headlines this week airing in public his frustration in not being able to break through to the first team. Kerry has some sage advice for the young man. Looking ahead to this Saturday's match against Crystal Palace, Kerry is confident that Chelsea will get back to winning ways while Chidge is worried that Palace's dreadful record this season has to come to an end. With two of our best players out, in Kante and Morata, will Conte put his faith in Batshuayi to lead the line?
Stamford Chidge, Jonathan Kydd, Joe Tweeds and Tim Rolls look back at an up and down week for Chelsea with a massive win against Atletico Madrid and a disappointing defeat to Man City. On the show tonight we ask does losing Morata to injury reveal Chelsea’s Achilles heel and should Conte have trusted the Bat-Man? In part two we ask were Chelsea really dominated by City? After the exertions against Atletico was it a game too far and why did Conte play Azpilicueta as wing back and not Moses or Zappacosta. We’ll also discuss the newspaper talk about Conte wanting out at the end of the season with Ancelotti being mooted as a possible replacement. Is it all nonsense or is there no smoke without fire? In part three we look back at the superb win against Atletico Madrid last Wednesday. Does this mean Chelsea are back? In part four we have some top emails including a request for a song from Jonathan (yes really!).
Kerry Dixon and Stamford Chidge look back at the highly impressive wins for Chelsea in the Champions League against Atletico Madrid and Premier League against Stoke and look forward to this weekends match against Man City. Kerry applauds one of the best European nights and performances by Chelsea since 2012 where we tactically out thought and outplayed one of the top sides in Europe. Eden Hazard was the star of the show with a world class display but it was a great team performance. Does Kerry think this has laid down a marker for Chelsea in Europe this season? With a hat-trick against Stoke City last weekend, Alvaro Morata has certainly laid down a marker and Chidge and Kerry discuss the comparisons already being made to Chelsea legend Peter Osgood. Kerry still believes that Morata needs to do it in the big games before his greatness can be assured. Talking of big games, Kerry and Chidge look forward to this weekends match against Man City. Who will Conte pick in a defence that will be tested by City's much vaunted attack? Is the key battle how we shut them out and can we exploit the weaknesses in their defence? What are Kerry and Chidge's predictions for the match?
Stamford Chidge is joined by Jonathan Kydd, Clayton Beerman and Dan Silver to look back at two good wins against Stoke and Forest and look forward to the Champions' League tie against Atletico Madrid. On the show tonight we have THE RETURN OF THE FANNIES with our and your votes for Man of the Match; Chant of the Match; Guinness and Celery moments. In part two we look back at Morata’s superb hat-trick; Alonso’s withdrawal; Crouch’s assault on Fabregas and with Christensen and Rudiger replacing Luiz and Cahill in a very impressive win have we had a glimpse of Chelsea’s future? In part three we look back at the League Cup tie against Nottingham Forest and look forward to the Champions League game against Atletico Madrid this Wednesday. In part four we have some top emails from St Lucia, South Africa, Israel and England.
Stamford Chidge is joined by Chelsea legend Kerry Dixon to look back at the 0-0 draw against Arsenal in the Premier League and the 5-1 defeat of Nottingham Forest in the Caraboa League Cup as well as looking ahead to this Saturday's match against Stoke City. Kerry Dixon casts his view on Luiz's red card and answers the question as to whether Chelsea have become ill-disciplined. Did Conte get the team selection right and was it a point gained or two points dropped against the Gunners? In a comfortable win against Nottingham Forest in the Caraboa League Cup this week Kerry applauds the performances of the youngsters who got their chance and wonders whether Batshuayi is improving having scored his first hat-trick for Chelsea. Looking ahead to Stoke City this Saturday, Kerry acknowledges the traditionally tough nature of this fixture. Will Stoke set out to bully Chelsea and will Chelsea be able to stand up to it? Will Rudiger or Christensen replace Luiz at the back; will Bakayo partner Kante and will Eden Hazard make his first League start of the season? As well as answering these questions Kerry makes his prediction on the likely result for Chelsea.
Stamford Chidge and Jonathan Kydd are joined by 'the smut buddies' Tony Glover and Alex Churchill ('The Girl Who Likes Balls') to look back at frustrating match against Arsenal. It was a frustrating match on Sunday as Chelsea drew with Arsenal. Even more so for Alvaro Morata who got no service and no support from Michael Oliver. While Oliver’s decisions wound up the Chelsea faithful for most of the match, there can be little argument with Luiz’s red card, Chelsea’s third in five matches this season. Will Chelsea’s ill-discipline cost us? Do Arsenal deserve some credit for stifling us and avoiding their usual defeat or should Conte shoulder some of the blame? Ultimately, neither side deserved to win or lose; a point probably suits both. Our disappointment probably has more to do with the fact that we have become somewhat used to giving the Arse a smacking at the Bridge over recent years. On the show tonight we ask whether Michael Oliver was biased, incompetent or just inconsistent and are Chelsea undisciplined and will it cost them. In part two we ask whether Conte got the team selection right. Did we underestimate Arsenal and have they learnt how to play us? In part three we look back at the Champions League game against Qarabag last week and look forward to the League Cup tie against Nottingham Forest on Wednesday and the Premier League match against Stoke next Saturday. In part four we have some top emails Australia, California and Putney!
In association with chelseafan12.com Memorabilia - Shop - News - Video - Fanzone THE HOME OF THE 12TH MAN! - "THE FAN" Follow ChelseaFan12 on twitter: @Fan12Chelsea Stamford Chidge & Chelsea Legend, Kerry Dixon look back at Chelsea's wins against Leicester and Qarabag this week and look forward to the Arsenal match this Sunday. Kerry heaps praise on Morata who scored his third goal of the season, all from headers, last week against Leicester. It looks like he might just be the real deal. Talking about the Qarabag game everyone loved the Zappacosta goal but was it a cross or a shot? Christensen impressed but does Batshuayi have work to do in spite of scoring? Good to see Chelsea's Champions' League campaign get off to a good start, especially with Roma and Atletico Madrid drawing. Looking ahead to the Arsenal match do lessons need to be learned from our recent defeats against them and will it affect Conte's game-plan? Will Hazard start against Arsenal and if not will we have enough to beat the Gunners without him? Can Chelsea exploit Arsenal's weakness' in midfield and defence whilst keeping their attacking threat at bay? We learned this week that Paul Canoville who played in the same Chelsea team as Kerry in the 1980's is currently recovering in intensive care after a major surgery. His friends have launched a GoFundMe campaign to support him in his recovery as he may not be back on his feet for a while. You can donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/paul-canoville-get-well-fund Please help out if you can and if you want to send Paul a message you can send it to us and we’ll pass it on or of course you can send him a message via twitter or facebook.
Stamford Chidge is joined by Jonathan Kydd, Dan Silver and Football.London's Chelsea correspondent Oliver Harbord to discuss Chelsea's win against Leicester. On the show tonight we applaud another good win and wonder if someone is about to get a hiding – might that be Arsenal next weekend? In part two we talk Bakayoko; Fabregas; Morata; Kante and wonder whether Rudiger’s impressive start at Chelsea might make it hard for Cahill to get his place back? In part three we look forward to the return of Champions League football tomorrow night at Stamford Bridge against new boys Qarabag. And, sadly, we need to pass comment on the furore about the Morata song which has put the supporters in the dock again. In part four we have some top emails as ever read by the mellifluous Jonathan Kydd.
In association with chelseafan12.com Memorabilia - Shop - News - Video - Fanzone THE HOME OF THE 12TH MAN! - "THE FAN" Follow ChelseaFan12 on twitter: @Fan12Chelsea Chelsea Legend Kerry Dixon joins Stamford Chidge to discuss all the latest Chelsea news and look forward to Saturday's match against Leicester. Kerry looks back on a comfortable win against Everton last time out with Morata scoring his second goal in three games. What does Kerry think of our new striker's progress? With the Transfer Window now firmly shut is Kerry happy with Chelsea's signings and more to the point will Antonio Conte be happy and will Chelsea be able to compete on all four fronts? With the Champions' League draw announced last week how far does Kerry think we'll go in the competition coveted most by Roman Abramovich? Kerry and Chidge preview the Leicester v Chelsea match. Will any of the new boys start? Will Eden Hazard return? How do we see the match going and what are our predictions? Finally, we wish Pat Nevin a very happy birthday and Kerry recalls Pat's mythical dribble against Newcastle and what a great player he was.
Stamford Chidge is joined by Jonathan Kydd, Gate 17's very own Mark Worrall and ESPN Chelsea correspondent Liam Twomey to look back at Chelsea's transfer business; the win against Everton; the Champions' League draw and look forward to Leicester this weekend. On the show tonight we’ll be asking whether Chelsea were ‘snubbed’ by Oxlade-Chamberlain, Barkley and Llorente as the media would have it and if not them what are we missing? In part two we look at the new signings and compare this year’s squad with last years to establish whether the club have done good business or not. We ask how have the board done, will Conte be happy or not and can we compete on all four fronts? In part three we look back at a comfortable win against Everton, discuss what looks like a tough draw in the Champions’ League group stages and look forward to Leicester away this Saturday. In part four we have some belting emails on the transfer window and some tales from following Chelsea over land and sea. Chelsea FanCast has joined Patreon - if you would like to donate or subscribe to support the Chelsea FanCast you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/ChelseaFanCast Please Donate to Alan Gavurin (@RootlessCosmo on twitter) who will be walking the Capital Ring to raise money for Down to Earth @QSA to tackle #FuneralPoverty go to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Alan-Gavurin to donate Make Safe Standing Happen! Support the campaign to install England’s first Safe Standing area for a chance to contribute £5 and win a Chelsea shirt signed by Gianluca Vialli https://www.tifosy.com/safestanding?scout=13491#reward/642
The Annual General Meeting of the Chelsea Supporters Trust was held at 14:00 on Sunday 13th of August 2017. As always we recorded the meeting for the benefit of members who were unable to attend in person. AGENDA 1. Welcome and apologies 2. Chairman's Report - overall report on Trust issues and accounts 3. Secretary's Report 4. 2017 Annual Survey - summary of results 5. Board Elections 6. Motions from the CST Board 6.1 Board Elections 6.2 Approval of 2016/17 Accounts and Use of Independent Examiner 6.3 Chelsea Supporters Trust affiliations 6.4 Stamford Bridge Redevelopment 6.5 Future of Chelsea Pitch Owners 6.6 Temporary Stadium 6.7 Atmosphere Concerns and Safe Standing 6.8 Ticket Pricing and Availability 6.9 Kick-Off Times 6.10 Membership of Safety Advisory Group 6.11 Ticket Touting 6.12 Stakeholder Engagement 6.13 Football in the Community 6.14 Club Heritage 6.15 Supporters Club Ticket Allocations 7. Any Other Business
Stamford Chidge is joined by Chelsea Legend, Kerry Dixon, to look back at the win against Spurs last weekend and look forward to this weekend's match against Everton. Chidge and Kerry are still buzzing after the win against Spurs and applaud Conte and the team's performance. Kerry also gives his assessment of Morata with some sympathy. Talking of strikers, Wayne Rooney and Everton are this weekend's visitors and Kerry pays tribute to one of the great England careers with Rooney announcing his retirement from International Football. Looking ahead to Chelsea v Everton, Kerry is confident of a Chelsea win but is concerned that with Costa gone and Morata and Batshuayi not yet up to scratch, who will put the ball in the 'onion bag' for the Blues.
Stamford Chidge is joined by Jonathan Kydd, Alex Churchill aka 'The Girl Who Likes Boys' and making his debut, Llion Carbis, to crow over the cock's of North London after Chelsea's 2-1 win ruined their Wembley party. On the show tonight we’ll be revelling in Conte’s Italian job as he and the team put in a tactical master class to ruin Spurs party. In part two we applaud the Wham coiffured Marcos Alonso’s superb performance; sympathise with Morata and look at some encouraging performances from Rudiger; Christensen and Bakayoko. And even more important what was the drum being piped through the PA all about. In part three we have some great emails asking why everyone hates us and with Dier and Vertonghen dishing out some nasty challenges why is there no consistency with the referees. In part four Llion will be telling us all about the re-launch of chelseafancast.com and what you lot can do to help.
Stamford Chidge and Kerry Dixon look back at Chelsea's opening defeat to Burnley, discuss the Costa issue and look forward to the match against old enemy Spurs next Sunday. Kerry reflects on the shock of losing to Burnley last Saturday but draw positives from Morata's debut and look forward to a fruitful relationship between the striker and Hazard going forward. Does Kerry have any sympathy with Costa effectively going on strike to get a move to Atletico Madrid. The situation is a mess and clearly needs to be resolved for the good of Chelsea as soon as possible. Looking ahead to Spurs this Sunday, do Chidge and Kerry think that playing home games at Wembley will be a problem for Spurs? Will the key to the match be in who wins the midfield battle? And will Chelsea bounce back with a win or will it be a cagey 'must not lose' draw?
Stamford Chidge is joined by Jonathan Kydd, Clayton Beerman and Tony Glover to reflect upon Chelsea opening day defeat to Burnley. On the show tonight we’ll be asking how poor was Craig Pawson – did he get it right in sending Cahill and Fabregas off and if he did was his performance overall 'poor son'? In part two we discuss Chelsea’s woeful defending, losing their heads and a stunning debut from new striker Morata which almost snatched a draw from what seemed inevitable defeat. In part three we discuss why Chelsea seem to be hell bent on ‘Cash from Chaos’ as the soap opera rumbles on: Has Conte fallen out with the board; what do we do about Costa and why the hate for Cahill? In part four we have some cracking emails from our listeners on ‘nappy shitting’; the fallout from the defeat to Burnley and are there already similarities with Mourinho’s meltdown season.