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Palace to park the bus against champions Chelsea?

Bottom of the table and without a league goal this campaign, we assess Crystal Palace’s chances against Antonio Conte’s men.


How can Conte sort out Chelsea?

Remember that old saying – what falls faster, a bowling ball or a feather? Well it turns out that the correct answer to that question is Chelsea Football Club, whose fall from grace this season has been spectacular. Des


The rise of Chelsea youngster Patrick Bamford

As the famous quote goes “respect is earned, not given.” One young footballer epitomises this phrase. Chelsea forward Patrick Bamford has joined fellow Premier League club Crystal Palace on a season-long loan, but no


Can Radamel Falcao revive his career at Chelsea?

The summer transfer window is a catalyst for conversations between football fans across the world. With this year’s window barely open, Falcao’s almost certain move to Chelsea is causing a massive division between Blues f


Not boring: Chelsea players complete head tennis game at the dinner table

With Chelsea on the verge of sealing the Premier League title, questions as to where this Blues side ranks alongside previous winners of England’s top flight have started to emerge with many labelling them as a ‘boring


Fixture favours for Chelsea?

The Premier League will have three representatives in the last 16 of the Champions League but one team in blue managed by a certain Portuguese master tactician, Jose Mourinho, should enter that stage fresher than the o


The struggle to attend regular Premier League football at Chelsea

‘Take a look around you next time: how many pensioners do you see? There are also fewer children than at our rivals. Lack of youth development does not only apply to the playing side. Add to these groups the fans


Former Chelsea star Ashley Cole comes out on top vs football freestyler

Former Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole has established himself as one of the best left-backs the world has seen in recent years. Well, the now AS Roma defender proved those superb performances up against trickster C


Chelsea’s David Luiz is replaceable

With strong reports suggesting that David Luiz is on his way to Paris Saint-German emerging in the last day or so, it seems the Brazilian Sideshow Bob is leaving Stamford Bridge for Paris. It was mooted last season and now


Parking the bus – just another soundbite

“Parking the bus” – a phrase now levied at any team who deviate from the Keegan attacking philosophy of ‘scoring one more’. Though managers on the losing end have often criticised defensive displays, it was J


Chelsea need a new Jose Mourinho

As a Chelsea fan, loving a manager is rare occurrence, purely because we chop and change them so much. Jose Mourinho is one of the few exceptions though. Fellow Chelsea fans adore him, mainly down to witnessing hug


Why I can’t stand Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho. The Special One. That Portuguese bloke who’s got an excellent track record but has ruffled a few feathers along the way. Before I divulge, I must stress I firmly believe him to be a superb manager who’s definitely


Chelsea fans praise wig after thumping Arsenal

Yes, you did read that headline correctly, and no, here at Natter Football we aren’t taking copious amounts of drugs and submitting content to the masses. We’re passed those days, although perhaps this hilarious group of