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The Athletic's Chelsea experts - Simon Johnson, Liam Twomey and Dom Fifield - are alongside host Matt Davies-Adams to bring you behind the scenes at Stamford Bridge. Expect unrivalled insight, honest opinion and stimulating debate.

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The Athletic's Chelsea experts - Simon Johnson, Liam Twomey and Dom Fifield - are alongside host Matt Davies-Adams to bring you behind the scenes at Stamford Bridge. Expect unrivalled insight, honest opinion and stimulating debate.

    One week, two Champions League finals!

    One week, two Champions League finals!

    What does booking your spot in the Champions League final call for? A bonus episode!
    Matt Davies-Adams is joined by The Athletic's Chelsea experts Simon Johnson, Dom Fifield and Liam Twomey to reflect on a night to remember for Thomas Tuchel's side as the Blues triumphed over the (not so) mighty Real Madrid.
    We give our analysis of the thoroughly impressive 3-1 aggregate victory, answer your questions, feel sorry for Eden Hazard - and wonder what this means for Saturday's crucial Premier League encounter at the Etihad.
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    All roads lead to Gothenburg...and Istanbul?

    All roads lead to Gothenburg...and Istanbul?

    Matt Davies-Adams has got Liam Twomey, Simon Johnson and Dom Fifield alongside him as The Athletic's Chelsea experts take a closer look at a defining week for the men's and women's teams.
    Women’s Football Correspondent Katie Whyatt is with us to reflect on Emma Hayes' history makers - as the Blues book their place in the Champions League final after a thriller against Bayern Munich at Kingsmeadow. It's now over to Thomas Tuchel's side, with a full preview of Wednesday night's finely poised second-leg clash with Real Madrid.
    Plus, a word on the routine 2-0 victory over Fulham in the Premier League - and a look ahead to Saturday's trip to the Etihad to face Manchester City.
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    Hazardesque

    Hazardesque

    Matt Davies-Adams is joined as ever by The Athletic's Chelsea experts - Dom Fifield, Liam Twomey and Simon Johnson to give their verdict on a rainy night in Madrid.
    There's full analysis of the 1-1 draw with Real in the Champions League semi-final first leg, your questions answered - and Alvaro Romeo has the view from Spain ahead of next week's second leg showdown.
    In the Premier League, we look back at the crucial 1-0 victory over West Ham - and preview Saturday's latest London derby as the Blues welcome Fulham to Stamford Bridge.
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    Straight Outta the Super League

    Straight Outta the Super League

    Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea experts - Simon Johnson, Dom Fifield and Liam Twomey alongside him to *try* and sum up a extraordinary 72 hours in football.
    We discuss the who, what, where, when, why and how of the short-lived Super League - and take a closer look at the Blues' involvement, plus what the longer lasting ramifications could be.
    Amid all the drama off the pitch there's also time to reflect on Tuesday night's sideshow - the goalless draw with Brighton - and look ahead to Saturday's clash with West Ham.
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    Absolutely pivotal

    Absolutely pivotal

    Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea posse - Liam Twomey, Simon Johnson and Dom Fifield in tow to discuss progress to the Champions League semi-finals for Thomas Tuchel's side.
    Before the Blues worry about their next European showdown they've got the small matter of an FA Cup semi-final against a formidable Manchester City side to worry about. We preview the game - and quickly move on from *that* Kepa/ Sarri saga the last time these two met at Wembley back in 2019.
    As always, there's time for your questions, a quick word on the victory at Selhurst Park - and a closer look at what's going on elsewhere at Chelsea Football Club.
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    No Silva linings

    No Silva linings

    Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea experts Dom Fifield, Liam Twomey and Simon Johnson alongside him to dissect Saturday's horror showing against West Brom.
    It's off to the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán for the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final with Porto - as the Athletic's Jack Lang shines a spotlight on what the Blues should expect from their Portuguese opponents.
    Plus - there's time for a preview of the Dom Derby - or El Domico - as Thomas Tuchel's side face Crystal Palace in the Premier League next weekend.
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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Longjumpstar ,

Chelsea fan from the land down under

Absolutely refreshing!!!
I’ve been a Chelsea fan for 25 years and I can say that I have never been that excited.
The content you guys deliver is amazing, the fact that you getting a proper insight of the deals being made behind the scene is astonishing.
Keep up the good work!
KTBFFH

Nick.Geers ,

One of my favourites!

What a wonderful podcast for Chelsea fan. Simon and Liam et al are well spoken, interesting and offer great insight into the rarely boring happenings at Chelsea Football Club. Look forward to it every week, just wish it was longer!

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