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  • joined Sep 21, 2012
  • last login Aug 27, 2014
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Graduate Student at the University of Chicago
Alumnus - Texas Christian University
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Fell in love with Chelsea years ago.
Favorite Player: Frank Lampard

Hobbies: Watching CFC, reading Tillich, drinking tripels, and stachifying footballers.

A Fan Of...

  • NBA Chicago Bulls
  • NFL Chicago Bears
  • NCAAF TCU Horned Frogs
  • NHL Chicago Blackhawks
  • FIFA Belgium
  • La Liga Atletico Madrid
  • EPL Chelsea
  • Bundesliga Anyone but Bayern
  • Serie A Inter, I guess... Roma?
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Fabregas: One of Us Now

This is what I mean. - via 24.media.tumblr.com It is clear now who will be wearing the number 4 at Chelsea next season, so it's time to address some feelings. As I've looked through the comments...

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Scouting Report: Paul Pogba

Disclaimer: I am not a professional scout, I just happen to consume the breakfast of champions every day. Additionally, I can read. "Is this the way to Chelsea?" - via www.footmercato.net R...

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Lampard: The End of an Era

The all-conquering hero with his number one fans. - via images.dailystar-uk.co.uk Frank Lampard recently confirmed that he'd be leaving the club where he made his name, and Chelsea Football...

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May Predictions: Smells Like Twenty-Something Spirit

With the comments of Jose Mourinho about Chelsea's strike force, as well as the recent moves of Mata, De Bruyne, and now Luiz, it's clear that the club will be taking this transfer window quite...

Courtois makes BBC's team of the year

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Youngest ever Zamora winner keeps bringing in the honors, even if this is one of the lesser

BBC Sport discusses FFP sanctions

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Best Bit: "Chelsea made a £49.4m loss last year but registered a £1.4m profit in 2012 so will comply with the new regulations. Liverpool, who have lost £90m over the last two years but have not played in Europe this season, will not have to pass the FFP rules until next autumn."

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The Case of Diego Costa

Many are excited by the ever-greater prospect of Chelsea signing Diego Costa. Some aren't. This is their story.

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Imagined Interviews: Under the Mop with David Luiz

We all know the man has talent as big as his hair, but that talent simply hasn't always translated to on-field success. His critics are as vocal and numerous as his advocates, making his every...

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Imagined (Exit) Interview: On the Way Out with Juan Mata

Editor's Note: A reminder to the reader that this piece is complete fiction. It represents only the thoughts, hopes, and general emotions of the writer. Other writers would certainly create a...

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Know Your CFC History: Pat Nevin

For the longest time, this was our only iconic "soccer" image. - via media.lehighvalleylive.com As an American, the football* world isn't something into which you're born. You uncover the...

Zhukova apologises

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FYI: everyone does what Graham says, and Roman Abramovich's partner is no exception.

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Imagined Interviews: Behind the Wall with Petr Cech

Editor's Note: This piece will be part of a series, hopefully. With enough positive feedback, I'll happily undertake the project of delivering a number of these posts, venturing into the minds of...

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The Cutler Contract: Down the Rabbit Hole We Go

What (rather, where) is the Problem? A dejected Jay Cutler deals with the frustration of another playoff chance gone by. - via media.lehighvalleylive.com A new coach took over in Chicago and,...

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The Juan Mata Experience

Much has been made of the relative absence of Juan Manuel Mata García from Jose Mourinho's squads this season. For many the consensus second name on the team (behind stalwart goalkeeper Petr Cech),...

Gus Poyet made Sunderland's New Manager

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http://espnfc.com/video/espnfc/video?id=intl:1576830

The ex-Chelsea man takes on life in the Prem league.

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It Takes Two to Pivot - (Facial Hair included)

What follows is a simple breakdown of the options we've seen for everyone's favorite debate topic, the 4-2-3-1 pivot. Piven? via www1.pictures.fp.zimbio.com No, pivot. Look, we all know that...

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My First Chelsea Game

I don't do these personal posts often. I don't like them, usually, and why should my personal experiences or interests matter to anyone else? However, I think that you won't find this boring,...

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ACS - Lampard Preseason 13/14

The Man. - via img.thesun.co.uk Frank Lampard Jr. enters the 13/14 season with a shiny new one year contract, having taken his rightful place atop the club's most prolific goalscorers chart. The...

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ACS Preseason Notice and Schedule

Alright, sports fans, that time has finally come. The results of our poll on changing the name associated with the title were as follows: Amateur Chelsea Scout - 35% Blue Witness - 21% C...

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CPE Official List/Vote

Alright, lads and ladies, you all have been filling in your claims and a week is up, so it's time for our official Chelsea Player Expert list. Do me a favor and scroll through to make sure you've...

MAIL FAIL

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Ten years after publishing a story, the Daily Mail completes its extensive fact checking process. Well, that explains everything.

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Chelsea Player "Experts"

A Gentleman's Proposition Now that all that WAGNHSSSSSSSS stuff is over and done with (good riddance!), I thought it might be good to start looking ahead to the next season in a different way....

Messi & FRIENDS in Chicago!

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How did we miss this? July 6th at Soldier Field, Messi's charity event includes David Luiz, Edinson Cavani, Robert Lewandowski, and more!

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The Only Sensible Way to Determine Transfer Worth

After weeks of discussion with several comm members, I've begun to be frustrated by the lack of consensus over transfer targets. Some heavily emphasize age, others wages and transfer fees, still...

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Silly Season Open Thread - Part Four

Apparently, CRDM can't get his stuff together, so it's fallen to me to create a new thread, since I can't help but procrastinate during finals week. Let's see... this has to be of a certain length,...

Contrasting Torres and Cavani

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Surprisingly sound case made by a BR.com writer. Good to be able to see exact numerical comparisons. Objectively done.

Remember this?

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Beautiful team goal from a few years ago. Wish we could get that going again.

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If Mourinho's "Wish List" were Fulfilled (Updated again!)

There have been a great number of rumors flying around now that Mourinho has returned to the managerial post at Chelsea. There were always bound to be bits of gossip; some will be reasonable, while...

WAGNHSSS - The Democratic Republic of Wheaties

We've given you two weeks to submit your entries for the 2013 We Ain't Got No History SSS, and over the next week we'll be highlighting some of the ones that really caught our eye (in no particular...

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Lampard v. Aston Villa: Reliving The Day the Earth Stood Still

The man. - via www.uefa.com Well, since Graham did the tough bit, and did it better than I ever could, I'm left with just the task of commemorating Lamps' latest achievement in my own small way....

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