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Marseille v Chelsea – Trip Report

This was the trip that should have been the first game…a couple of days in the south of France in September would have been very enjoyable. As it was we left Gatwick on a punctual British Airways flight at 07.10 on Wednesday morning when it was -2 degrees, and arrived two hours later in Marseille […]

Brief: Marseille 1 – Chelsea 0

Chelsea went to Marseille in the final round of the Group stages with five wins out of five and, looking for a record 100% wins. Over 2,000 supporters made the long trip to the warmer climate of the South of France and, most were surprised by the seemingly lack of effort put in by most […]

Away Day Alfie’s Guide To Marseille v Chelsea

Marseille Away – Wednesday 8th December 2010 Allocation:   2860 Travel:  Planes, trains and automobiles take your pick – as with all European away games Chelsea fans will get to their destination by blagging, begging and forking out for various methods of travel. Pick of the bunch for an away game in France is by train […]

Match Report: Chelsea 2 – Marseille 0

We went into this Group F game on the back of two successive defeats to Newcastle in the Carling Cup and Manchester City in the Barclays Premier League. Didier Deschamps had called for his side to show the same physical prowess and counter-attacking guile that Manchester City had used last weekend to overcome us at […]

Brief: Chelsea 2 – Marseille 0

An early 7th minute goal by John Terry from a Gael Kakuta corner (fluffed according to Andy Gray!) saw Chelsea take command of this second game in this season’s Champions League group stages. Marseille would probably have taken the draw at this stage but this bought them out a bit, only to see a handball […]

Marseille Up Next For Chelsea – Lampard Still Out

Chelsea go into tomorrow night’s Champions League clash at home to Marseille without Didier Drogba (suspended) and, Frank Lampard, Salamon Kalou and Yossi Benayoun (all injured) Nicolas Anelka is expected to lead the attack with Florent Malouda and probably Daniel Sturridge backing him up, Gael Kakuta may also make a showing and expect to see […]

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