Date: 6th July 2019 at 12:46am
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Chelsea FanCast on Love Sport Radio – the only 100% Chelsea show on the radio! Jake Watson and Stamford Chidge are joined by special guest, Rick Glanvill, Chelsea’s historian and author to round up this week’s Chelsea news including the return of Frank Lampard and establish whether or not Chelsea has any history!

Finally, after more ’48 hours’ than anyone can count, Frank Lampard has come home having been appointed as the next Chelsea manager (or Head Coach to be precise). What does Lampard’s appointment as manager mean to the supporters? Will the Club (or Roman to be precise) be patient? How will expectations be managed? How much of an issue is losing Hazard & the Transfer ban? Can Lampard really integrate the youth?

Will the fans back him no matter what and just how long will he get?

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With pre-season starting next week, what will be on Lampard’s to do list? Does he need to make a decision on Kante’s role? How will he replace Hazard’s goals & creativity? Who stays; who goes and who comes back? Which youth players will he integrate and can he sign up Callum Hudson-Odoi?

When you have Chelsea’s official historian on the show, it would be remiss not to establish once and for all whether Chelsea does in fact have any history! Rick answers this as well as whether there are any historical equivalent’s to Lampard’s appointment? Rick busts some history myths around Chelsea; looks at some historical low and high points and some of the great players, managers and characters from Chelsea’s rich history.

In this weeks ‘Legend of the week’ sponsored by Classic Football Shirts, we choose Paul Canoville, a fitting choice as the most popular guest on the Chelsea FanCast and there is no one better to discuss Canners than Rick who wrote Paul’s fantastic biography Black & Blue Canners may not have been the greatest Chelsea player of all time, but his legacy in paving the way for so many great black players in Chelsea’s recent history makes him one of the most important players to have worn the Blue of Chelsea.

The Paul Canoville Foundation is the official Charity partner of the Chelsea Fancast and information on the great work that Paul does can be found here.

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