Tag: Roberto Di Matteo

Have a Little Patience

Professional football is a very fickle business if you’re a manager. One minute fans, players and chairmen alike see you as a God-like figure; the next, you’re a villain who should be banished from the world as quickly as possible. Nowadays, it seems as…

It’s a Fine, Fine Line

Last night, Frank Lampard achieved the huge milestone of playing for his country for the 100th time. At the age of 35, the midfielder has also found himself back in the Chelsea first-team after what many people thought would be his last season in…

2012 – We Came, We Saw, We Delivered

As sporting years go, 2012 could not really have gone much better for Great Britain. From tennis to cricket to the greatest Olympic and Paralympic Games of all time it was a truly inspiring year that saw our little collection of islands turn from…

Wrong man, wrong job

He won the Champions League in his first season as manager of a new club, an FA Cup… a Community Shield and the European Super Cup and now it has been decided that former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez is the man to guide Chelsea…