Since its beginning in 1958, Friendship Day has been observed all over the world, with people never passing up the opportunity to dedicate a day to their friends. Over the years, a number of players have developed close friendships for both club and country, demonstrating that their bonds go beyond the field.
Chelsea football club is the first club in the Premier League history to score over 100 goals in a single season. The Blues, during the 2009/10 Premiership campaign, scored 103 goals, thus becoming the first football club in the history of the competition to score over 100 goals.
Newcastle United is the latest team that is set to experience transformation as a result of their new change of ownership. Photo source: The Mirror The previous owner was Mike Ashley and many Magpies fans didn't like his era. Nevertheless, their worries have been over as the club is now owned by a consortium that comprised Amanda Staveley’s PCP Partners, the Reuben Brothers, and the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund.
Chelsea is believed to be a club that doesn't tolerate when their managers are underperforming. That is to say that they don't give coaches enough chance to prove themselves, and once a coach starts underperforming, he gets sacked. But then, some coaches should have been given enough chance or a little time to prove themselves with the club and we will be listing three of them;
Mason Mount has scored his first hat trick for Chelsea in their 7-0 emphatic win over Norwich at Stamford Bridge this afternoon and he became the first Chelsea player to do that in a home game after Eden Hazard. However, Tuchel and Chelsea must thank Frank Lampard for exposing the talent of the 22-year-old.
Before the appointment of frank Lampard as Chelsea head coach, an appointment that gave rise to the emergence of Mason Mount and few other academy youngsters, there was a special name on every Chelsea fans lips Ruben Loftus-cheek. He was widely tagged as the best talent to emerge from the Chelsea academy since after the days of John Terry and the towering midfielder was on the process of fulfilling those lofty heights under Mauricio Sarri in 2019.
The Premier League has seen some wonderful free-kick takers since its existence. The likes of Beckham, Lampard, and others have shown what it is to be a good free-kick taker. There are also some free-kick takers currently that are very good at scoring free-kicks.Today, I will be mentioning the five best free-kick takers in the Premier League currently, who every club needs to watch out for.
Chelsea football club are partially experiencing a little difficulty on their attackers because the attackers have been unable to score more goals in their past matches. Hence all Chelsea's midfielders should deploy a tactical strategy to help out and end this goal drought of their attackers. 2 tactics that Chelsea midfielders can contribute in order to help their attackers with goals:
Newcastle parted ways with manager Steve Bruce on Tuesday as its Saudi ownership began reshaping the team two weeks after buying the Premier League club. The decision is the first big call by the Saudi sovereign wealth fund that took control of the northeast English club, which is in the relegation zone eight matches into the season.
Ballon D'or is the most prestigious individual award to honour players with outstanding performances in the game of football. It is an annual award ceremony organised by France football. Argentine International Lionel Messi and Portuguese ace Cristiano Ronaldo are the most successful players in the history of the award.
Thomas Tuchel has done a lot at Chelsea in terms of improving the performance of the squad and securing silverware. The German coach is also on the course of making Chelsea a dominant team in the EPL. However, it can be observed that while the manager was in his early days at the club, he opted not to include a few of the squad members in plans even as they did well under Frank Lampard.
Majority of football stars aspire to go into coaching immediately after they hang their boots with the hope of making it from the dug out. However, that is not the case in most cases as we have seen in the life of some former football stars. We would be looking at the list of stars that were fired by their former club after joining them to manage the clubs as coaches.
"I Have Spoken With Him" - Giroud Reveals He Wants Former Chelsea Boss To Take Up Premier League Job
Former Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has revealed that he has spoken with Chelsea legend Frank Lampard over the the possibility of taking the Newcastle job. Lampard had a good first season in charge of Chelsea, but the Chelsea team fell apart in his second season and he was eventually sacked from his job as club manager.
Following an unsuccessful first spell, Romelu Lukaku spent the last seven seasons of his career working on improving himself as a striker before making a sensational return to Stamford Bridge this past summer. Needful to say that Chelsea broke a club record fee to bring back the Belgian with the optimism that his prolificity will improve the team's attacking prowess.
Newcastle United is officially the richest club in England with the Saudi-led takeover now completed. The takeover was confirmed on the Premier League and club official websites and according to reports, this will make the Magpies by far the richest club in the EPL. According to Amanda Staveley, the chief executive of one of the investment groups to purchase the club and a board member, the long term goal of the club is to be "a consistently successful team regularly competing for major trophies".
According to Express.co.uk, Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce might be dismissed in few days after the Saudi Arabia Public investment takeover. The report has it that the new owners will bring to an end Bruce's 96- game tenure at his boyhood club. Most fans are in support of the sack after Newcastle United sat 19th in the Premier League table having failed to win any of their first seven matches this season.
Chelsea football attacking midfielder Mason Mount rose to the occasion against Norwich city in the absence of Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner scoring three goals to go home with the match ball. It was an all round performance from the twenty years old which drew a resemblance with a certain Chelsea Legend frank Lampard.
Olivier Giroud is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Italian Serie A club Milan and the France national team. Regarded for his work-rate, strength, shot power and consistent goal-scoring ability, he is often. Former Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has hailed Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel for his impact on the team after replacing Frank Lampard in January.
Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has come out to speak about former Blues defender Fikayo Tomori. Tomori had a good time under Lampard at Derby County and also impressed in the former Chelsea boss first season in charge of the club. However, the academy product fell out of favour in his second season at the club and had to leave on loan to AC Milan before sealing a permanent move to the Serie A side.
Ben Chilwell and Marcos Alonso are the two current Chelsea left-backs. Under Lampard, Chelsea signed Ben Chilwell from Leicester City for €50 million after several attempts. The England international was a regular starter under Lampard in a 4-3-3 formation but started switching places with Alonso after Tuchel became the Chelsea manager.