It has been a long time since a year has been as constructive or as progressive for Chelsea Football Club as 2014. Fantastic signings, along with the improvement of other squad members has seen the end of our drawn out transitional phase, as we now sit top of the table and are deserved favourites for the title. And so once again, with the year drawing to a close, it’s time for the World Wide Web’s most distinguished Chelsea blogger and his mate to give their mid-season review of the squad’s performances so far, with their usual methodically calculated score out of 10 . . . .

What am I? A highly evolved male primate from England. A 21 year old accounting graduate. A lover of classic literature and European football. Keen blogger and essayist. Wannabe polemicist. Leftist. Humanist. Atheist. Scorpio. Always up for a debate. Gravatar: Christopher Hitchens/