• Analyzing Differences in Chelsea’s Play This Season

    With the halfway mark of the season past us, Chelsea is sitting two points clear at the top of the Premier League table. Last season, Jose Mourinho reverted to a safer...

  • Cesc Fabregas: Chelsea’s Midfield Maestro

    Cast your mind back, if you can, to June 12, 2014. Perhaps you were discussing how excited you were for Brazil to take on Croatia in the opening match of the...

  • By The Numbers – Chelsea’s Central Midfield So Far

    We’ve written a lot on this site about Chelsea’s midfield in the early parts of the season, from saying that a strong midfield might be the key to reaching all-time highs to...

  • Analysing the Individual: Matic v Arsenal

    The victory over Arsenal produced some outstanding individual performances from the Chelsea players. Oscar, Fabregas and Hazard were the main three recipients of plaudits in the post game analysis. However one...

  • Tactical Match Review – Leicester Home

    Pregame After an excellent season opener away to Burnley, Chelsea fans had to wait several days for the home opener against another newly promoted side in Leicester. While the majority of...

  • By The Numbers – Elite EPL Pivots

    The season is only a few days away, and my excitement levels are getting dangerously high. Now, if I’m being honest, I would have to say that my favorite kind of...

  • A Season By Numbers – 2013/2014 Comprehensive Review

    In the very early days of Chelsea Index, I wrote a big two–part article comparing key statistics in the defensive and attacking categories for Chelsea’s 2013/2014 season to the few seasons...

  • Player Profile – Oriol Romeu

    When the news came out yesterday that Oriol Romeu had extended his contract with Chelsea through 2017, people were understandably surprised. Romeu was a player that had fallen so completely off...

  • By The Numbers – Midfield Transfer Targets

    Over the past few days, we’ve been seeing more and more fans call for the signing of Paul Pogba by Chelsea. Certainly, with the departures of David Luiz and Frank Lampard,...

  • Pros and Cons – Fabregas

    Perhaps the biggest bit of news out of Stamford Bridge so far this summer was the announcement of the signing of Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona. Chelsea fans are largely divided on this...

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