Tag: chelsea

The fire and ice of Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Eidur Gudjohnsen

This feature is part of Duology Lionel Messi, Didier Drogba, Ronaldo, Thierry Henry, Ronaldinho, Hernán Crespo, Samuel Eto’o, Gianfranco Zola, Adriano, Gareth Bale; this is not simply some arbitrary list of phenomenal…

The wizardry of Gianfranco Zola

The thing with being an instantly likeable footballer is that it’s oddly linked with being consigned to relative obscurity. As a mercurially gifted playmaker, Gianfranco Zola dazzled fans wherever he played. He was a magician.…

José Mourinho: the Chelsea diaries

“IN FOUR OR FIVE YEARS, probably nobody will remember that I was Chelsea manager, and it becomes absolutely normal, just because I left a couple of years ago.” It would be fair…