Devin Anand

  • joined Jul 29, 2012
  • last login May 08, 2014
  • posts 162
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Husband, eternal optimist, travel junkie, life enthusiast, entrepreneur.

A Fan Of...

  • NBA Los Angeles Lakers
  • NCAAF USC Trojans
  • EPL Chelsea FC
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The Juan Mata Diaries

In which we try and make sense of this sordid affair.

The Rooney rumor that refuses to die


The rumor that just won't die suddenly found an extra set of limbs to run for another month. Here we go again...

On Rafa, His Legacy, And What Lies Ahead


Examining the merits of Rafa's reign as the clock winds down on his tenure in Blue.

Chelsea Claim Europa League Title


Champions of Europe. You Know What We Are.

At Last, Someone Stands Up For Rafa


John Obi Mikel stands up to the boo boys and asks for the hatred to dissipate.

Blues Build Early Lead, Then Help Give it Back


Yet another poor display on home turf for Chelsea sees Rafa's reign come under increased scrutiny.

Chelsea vs. Fulham 0-0: Boring, Boring Chelsea


The second match of the Rafa Benitez era produces yet another lifeless installment in what promised to be so bright and exciting at the beginning of the campaign. This is my nightmare.

On Roman's Rule


Our enigmatic owner continues his battle between instant gratification and the prospect of long-term evolution. In the wake of RDM's sacking, we look at both sides of the coin.

Chelsea vs. Shakhtar Donetsk: Team News & Preview


Many underestimated the reigning Champions of Ukraine, but few will take for granted the risks inherent in tomorrow's critical encounter at Stamford Bridge.

Anderlecht Showing Interest in Kakuta


The Belgian outfit appear poised to take the enigmatic winger off the books in January, ending a lengthy tale of hope and disappointment.

Fernando's Media Blitz Rolls Along


In a season defined by great expectations, Fernando Torres and his PR crew continue to paint the player as a man reborn and seeking redemption.

Learning from the past


Comparing the progress of Chelsea this year by examining last season's performance during the same stretch.

Chelsea vs. Wolves: Team News & Preview


Good news for those of us that are hoping for a glimpse at some of the fringe players on the first team horizon. Tomorrow, we may well get a chance at last to see some of those gentlemen take the...

Chelsea and QPR Do Little, Talk Plenty, Share a Point


There was no conceivable way this match, or for than matter many of its type, could possibly satisfy the hype. Amidst a backdrop of racial allegations, an exonerated John Terry, the prospect of...

Cavani Rumors Refuse To Die

Call me cynical. Call me jaded. Package, label, and brand it how you please, but excuse me while I refuse to wade into the murky waters that are the home-stretch of the summer transfer window. As...

Thorgan Hazard Signs, Inferior Brothers Everywhere Rejoice


The title sums it up. Chelsea have released an official statement confirming the capture of Eden's little bro. Let the picture speak for itself. Derp Ray and Graham Wilkins, Ron and Allan Harris,...

The Merits of Movement


After two tune-up fixtures on opposite coasts of the continental United States, Chelsea are bunkered down in the city of brotherly love for a Wednesday evening showcase against the MLS All Stars....

Rant Box: PSG v Chelsea


Jack is in New York for the festivities. I'm in Los Angeles battling a cold. Join me then, for what promises to be a spectacle of sorts. Training Day Preseason just got that much more...

Photo of the Day: Alan Garner + Ron Burgundy


Swag Obviously, Chelsea have some famous fans. We knew about Will Ferrell's love for the club, but this is the first I'm hearing about Mr. Galifianakis' appreciation for the Blues. Still, comic...

Blues Record Opening Round Knockout


It wasn't perfect, and there's still plenty of work to be done. But for the moment, Chelsea appear to be on the verge of identifying themselves as a new-look counter-attacking side with plenty of...

Fast Five: A Quick Preview of Seattle v Chelsea


No filter, all you need to know before we begin our pre-season preparations in earnest, against the mighty Sounders. More, after the jump. Lasting Images CHAMPIONS OF EUROPE. Right, now that...

Chelsea Ink Partnership with Gazprom


For those unaware, Chelsea are well in the flow of adding commercial partners to the fold. Presumably, it's an attempt to offset the impending restrictions attached to Financial Fair Play. After...

Modric Madrid Bound?


If you believe Marca, then Luka Modric has agreed to join Real Madrid this summer, effectively banishing him to the nether-world that is their midfield mayhem. Let me be the first on the record to...

Chelsea Release Architect Renderings of Battersea


Self explanatory. Hit the jump for images of what the club are imagining a proposed move to Battersea would look like. The Future While Chelsea might have hit a roadblock regarding the proposed...

What The Di Matteo Deal Means


Assuming you've had a chance to read the post below, you're well aware that Chelsea have handed former interim manager Roberto Di Matteo the double role of permanent manager and first team coach,...

The Evolution of 'Revolution'


In its simplest terms, a revolution requires equal parts dramatic change and rebellion. There's a tinge of insurrection inherent which defines the root of a revolution as damaging- a violent...

On Hazard, Hulk, Tactics, and Departures


Last year I took a week-long trip to Mexico in August, during which Chelsea snared the signature of one Juan Mata. This year, I took a four-day trip to Maui with my wife, only for Chelsea to...

An Ode to Didier Drogba


338 Appearances. 157 Goals. 10 Major Trophies. #Legend For the better part of my adult life, I've been around football. It's an all-consuming vacuum of sense and reality which has rewarded me...

Tuesday Roundup: The Latest from Bayern & Chelsea


Both Chelsea and Bayern are knee-deep in preparations for Saturday's final. While Chelsea look to round out a severely depleted squad courtesy of injuries and suspensions, Bayern are likewise...

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