Ciaran Kelly had high hopes for Chelsea in his season preview, but 2011/2012 has been far from the unqualified success that André Villas-Boas enjoyed at Porto in 2010/2011.
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Back Page Football’s resident Champions League correspondent is back to preview Tuesday night’s UEFA Champions League round of sixteen ties between CSKA Moscow vs. Real Madrid and Napoli vs. Chelsea ahead of a busy week in Europe’s premier football competition.
Ciaran Kelly shares his thoughts on the decision by Paris St Germain to install Carlo Ancelotti as their new boss.
West Ham United are enjoying a new lease of life under Sam Allardyce and Ciaran Kelly looks at their recent progress.
Ciaran Kelly delves deep into Chelsea’s history and looks at their association with Stamford Bridge down through the years.
Ciaran Kelly previews Chelsea with serious in depth analysis of Andre Villas-Boas’ first season in charge at Stamford Bridge.
Ciaran Kelly takes a close look at a player who will be key to Chelsea’s future.
With André Villas-Boas rumoured to be on the verge of taking over at Chelsea, Ciaran Kelly looks at whether the young manager can establish his own identity or will forever be labelled the ‘New Mourinho’.
After another trophyless season at the Emirates, this summer and the 2011/12 campaign will define Arsene Wenger’s tenure at the club writes Ciaran Kelly.
Ciaran Kelly discusses the lost genius of Joe Cole who, after battling a series of injuries and tough competition at Chelsea, has an uncertain future after a poor season at Liverpool.