Starting Eleven Blog

Thanks, But Sarri That Wasn’t Good Enough

Posted on May 1st, 2019

It’s never dull as far as Chelsea are concerned, if it’s not the weight of an impending transfer ban on their shoulders, then it’s the continual questions as to just who will be in charge of the club at the start of the next season. With so many headlines being created due to matters off […]


Is Eden Hazard in Line for another Player of the Year Award this Season?

Posted on September 11th, 2018

Eden Hazard was fairly subdued by his standards in Chelsea’s dismal 2017-18 Premier League campaign under Antonio Conte and only scored 12 goals. This was his second-worst return since his debut season in the English top flight, but now it looks as though the Belgian could be back to his brilliant best. It could well […]


New Chelsea Stadium Completion Date Pushed Back

Posted on November 16th, 2017

Chelsea won’t go home to the new Stamford Bridge stadium until 2024 at the earliest, with redevelopment work delayed by at least four years. The ambitious project to build an entirely new, modern stadium on the grounds of Chelsea’s beloved home turf is underway, but cannot begin in earnest until the Blues hit the road. […]


Who are the best teams to back for the Premier League title this season?

Posted on August 18th, 2017

Whereas Spain’s La Liga has long been a two- or three-horse race, the Premier League is arguably the most competitive division in the world. On the face of it, the eventual winners of the 2017-18 season could be any one of six teams: Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool, or Arsenal. With help from […]


Who Will Win This Year’s Premier League Season?

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

After last season’s weird but wonderful finale that saw Leicester crowned as champions, who fancies a bet on this year’s proceedings? In an incredibly tough season, six or more teams must squeeze into the top four places, only one of which can be the title winners. Use our fun-size guide to figure out who think […]


Assessing each of the Current top Four’s title Credentials

Posted on November 9th, 2016

The general consensus among footballing pundits is that after ten Premier League matches we are provided with a good indicator of how the league could look at the end of the season. Going into the third international break after eleven rounds of fixtures, England’s top flight certainly looks as though it is taking shape. Only […]