Tag: chelsea

A-Z of the 2000s: Andriy Shevchenko

Football has changed dramatically in the two decades since Andriy Shevchenko burst onto the scene, but his legacy remains unblemished

A-Z of the 2000s: Frank Lampard

Gerrard was a monster, while Scholes was sublime. But if you take the raw stats and impact over a decade, no midfielder can top Frank Lampard

A-Z of the 2000s: Didier Drogba

Over the course of the 2000s, how strikers played changed vastly, and much of this was down to the attributes Didier Drogba brought to his game

A-Z of the 2000s: Michael Ballack

Despite his near-misses, when leading men, when redefining a role and offering hope where none was to be found, Michael Ballack was king

Names of the Nineties: Gianfranco Zola

Ask Chelsea fans to recount their favourite Zola moment and you will get a variety of answers, such was the stardust sprinkled on his play in so many games

Names of the Nineties: Dennis Wise

He rarely receives the credit his talent deserves but Dennis Wise helped changed the fortunes of Chelsea in 1990s, forging them back to relevance