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The Winter Bluesletter is here!

The Winter 2015 Edition is here, and feel free to print it and read whilst you have your fav cup of Americano or save some trees and read online (or on your mobile device). This issue has some heartwarming stories, some exciting news, an announcement on our newest sponsor — and that’s just Beth’s opening letter! Head on over to the Media & Bluesletter page and download a copy for yourself today. (continued…)


Official: Cuadrado Signs with CFC

It’s official! Juan Cuadrado has signed with our Blues on a 4 1/2 year contract. Chelsea Old Boy, Legend, and columnist, (wee) Pat Nevin, has a great post about Juan, and we have a special article courtesy of Oulala Games, Ltd. on our newest signing. Chelsea sign Cuadrado, Europe’s most fouled player Versatile Colombian player Juan Cuadrado has finally signed for Chelsea. Known as ‘Vespa’ in Italy, he is at the moment among two (continued…)


ManCity v. Chelsea – Infographic

  How do you best prepare for the match this weekend? We have Padraig’s post of (read here) of how the fans like you did with selecting CFC players live during last term’s clash between Manchester City and our Chelsea. Then an infographic below, courtesy of Better Collective of the upcoming clash — some historical data for you statos out there. Ultimately, the best way to prepare is find out where your (continued…)


Urgent Action Item for CIA Members

Attention non-True Blue, CIA members. Chelsea FC have updated the way Affiliated memberships are reported. If you have filled out a form in the past with regards to Affiliate members, please visit this page (the password is on your membership card; when in doubt, contact your chapter head) to access the latest information on how to update your status as an Affiliate member. This is a quick, but time-sensitive task. Non-True Blue (continued…)


For our Li’l Blues

Hey, lil Blues―color the Stamford the Lion coloring sheet on the last page of our Fall 2014 newsletter (see link below) and show of your coloring skills! For more Chelsea fun for kids like puzzles, player cards and other games, visit the Bridge Kids section of Have your parents post a pic of your final artwork (with your first name, and age) to the CIA Facebook page, the CIA Twitter or email it to We’ll feature a few in the next newsletter! (continued…)

Fan Club vs Fan Club Plus+

Update on Chelsea TV, Fan Club, & Fan Club Plus+

Many of you have been asking about ChelseaTV access for this season (since it is no longer being offered with True Blue membership for international members) and the difference between the new Chelsea Fan Club and Chelsea Fan Club Plus. After months of conversations with the club, we finally have some clarity that we wanted to share with our members: If you want ChelseaTV, you now have to sign up (continued…)


Sweet Revenge

                      The setting: Camp Nou. An under-staffed, under-manned, underdog Chelsea team are relentlessly defending a 2-2 aggregate scoreline; an away goal advantage.  Barcelona is at home, on the ground where they do not lose, certainly not under Pep Guardiola.  Despite our first leg 1-0 victory, it was entirely expected that Barcelona would not only make up the deficit, but overturn (continued…)