The only Official Podcast from Chelsea FC, hosted by Mike Ryan Ruiz and Chris Wittyngham. Each week you'll hear exclusive insider interviews with A-list guests plus a unique blend of Chelsea analysis, pop culture and humor. An uncensored and uninhibited discussion on the world of soccer through blue-tinted lenses.
Perfect Giroud Scores 4, Chelsea win Champions League Group
On this episode of Chelsea Mike'd Up, Michael Ryan Ruiz and Chris Wittyngham celebrate the Handsome Man™️, as Olivier Giroud's 4 goals against Sevilla in a 4-0 win seal a victory of Chelsea's UEFA Champions League group. This week's guest is Olivia Buzaglo of Premier League TV. She breaks down the Sevilla match, plus Chelsea's 0-0 draw with Spurs and look ahead to their next Premier League game against Leeds United this weekend.
Spurs Week with Mina, Sun Min Kimes + Chelsea through to UCL Last 16
On this episode of Chelsea Mike'd Up, Michael Ryan Ruiz and Chris Wittyngham break down a pair of victories for Chelsea over 4 days. A 2-0 win over Newcastle in the Premier League and a 2-1 over Rennes in the Champions League, with a late goal from Olivier Giroud securing progression through to the knockout stages. Ahead of Chelsea's big match with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, the guys are joined by ESPN's Mina Kimes and her mom Sun Min, who are both massive Spurs fans and the latter of which has a delightful Twitter account dedicated to football.
Chelsea Return From International Break, Women Draw in London Derby
On this episode of Chelsea Mike'd Up, Michael Ryan Ruiz and Chris Wittyngham get you ready for Chelsea's return from the international break and discuss the Women's 1-1 draw with Arsenal in the Women's Super League. Our guest is Luis Miguel Echegaray, who covers the Champions League for CBS Sports and hosts the Que Golazo podcast. We dig into detail on Tammy Abraham's emergence, Mason Mount's role with Chelsea and England, and Christian Pulisic's recent injury struggles.
Ziyech Wizardry Leads Blues to 4-1 Win over Sheffield United
On this episode of Chelsea Mike'd Up, Michael Ryan Ruiz and Chris Wittyngham recap another Chelsea win, this time a 4-1 over Sheffield United in the Premier League. The guys are then joined (16:00) by Zac, Joe, and Abbie from Match Day Live, which you can see on the 5th Stand App and the Chelsea FC Youtube and Facebook pages before and after every match. They're also joined for the first time (32:25) by Jenny Chiu, contributor to @ChelseaFCinUSA and correspondent for CBS' coverage of the UEFA Champions League. Jenny and the guys discuss Hakim Ziyech's recent form, Chelsea's Premier League title hopes, and another win for the Chelsea Women's side.
2 More Wins, Clean Sheets v. Burnley/Rennes with Beth Mowins
On this week's episode of Chelsea Mike'd Up, Michael Ryan Ruiz and Chris Wittyngham react to a pair of 3-0 wins for Chelsea over Burnley in the Premier League and 10 man Rennes in the UEFA Champions League. Our guest this week is Beth Mowins, ESPN and CBS American football broadcaster and huge Chelsea supporter. We also answer your listener questions, discuss Chelsea U18s in another FA Youth Cup final, and look ahead to the weekend's match against Sheffield United.
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Pulisic Scores 1st 20-21 Goal in Krasnodar win + Man United reaction
On this week's episode of Chelsea Mike'd Up, Michael Ryan Ruiz and Chris Wittyngham react to Chelsea's 4-0 Champions League win in Russia over Krasnodar. We break down Christian Pulisic's impact substitution that saw him win a penalty and score a goal, Hakim Ziyech's first start, and another clean sheet. Speaking of clean sheets, we also discuss the Blues' 0-0 draw against Manchester United and the impact Eduoard Mendy is having on this side. Plus we answer your listener questions and make our Play Predictor predictions ahead of the Burnley game at the weekend.