Special Sub-Topic: Break the Chelsea Anagram Code
|A note came under the door with, 'break the code' written on it. You focused on the word CODE. That was it, a Chelsea Portuguese international midfield player was the answer.|
Deco. Chelsea signed Deco from Barcelona in 2008. He won the Champions League with Barcelona in 2006 and Porto in 2004. He made his debut for Portugal against Brazil in 2003, which was fitting, as Deco was born in Brazil. He scored in that match.
|The television turned on and an unseen episode of 'Cagney and Lacey' came on. They were playing golf and Lacey holes a ten-foot putt. That must have been it. LACEY HOLES! The answer was a Chelsea English international left back.|
Ashley Cole. Chelsea signed Ashley from Arsenal in 2006. Before that, Chelsea were embroiled in a 'tapping up' incident with the player which the newspapers had dubbed 'Cole-gate'. He made his England debut against Albania on the 28th of March, 2001.
Ashley married Cheryl Tweedy, a member of the pop act, Girls Aloud, in 2006. He is also distantly related to the singer, Mariah Carey.
"Cagney and Lacey" ran from 1982-1988.
|Go to PARKLAND FARM was a text message you received, but you had never heard of it. Wait, it was all clear to you now, a Chelsea English international midfielder was the answer.|
Frank Lampard. Frank signed for Chelsea from West Ham United in 2001. He made his England debut on the 10th of October, 1999 against Belgium. Frank was voted on to the UEFA team of the tournament at Euro 2004 in Portugal.
He is the cousin of former Liverpool player, Jamie Redknapp.
|An e-mail was sent to your computer with a photo of Elton John attached, and the note saying, I think REG OR I DID BAD grammar today. That's all you needed to know. The answer was a Chelsea striker from the Ivory Coast.|
Didier Drogba. Didier joined Chelsea from Marseilles in 2004. He made his first appearance for the Ivory Coast against South Africa in 2002 (8th of September). He also played for Le Mans and Guingamp in the French league.
Elton John has the real name, Reginald Dwight.
|Your phone rang and the voice on the other end said, 'HI AL, CALL ME BACK', before hanging up. You were confused as you didn't know who called. Your name most likely wasn't Al and you couldn't call back. Now, you realised that the clue was about a Chelsea German international midfield player.|
Michael Ballack. Michael signed for Chelsea from Bayern Munich in 2006. He played his first Germani international against Scotland on the 28th of April, 1999. He captained his country on many occasions.
Oddly, Michael liked wearing the number 13 shirt wherever he played.
|You looked out the window to see an old movie poster on a wall from the 1980s. Eddie Murphy was Detective Foley on the poster. You jogged your memory to recall that the character's first name was AXEL. That could only mean that a Chelsea Brazilian international defender could answer the riddle.|
Alex. Alex signed for Chelsea from Santos in 2004, but went on loan to PSV Eindhoven until 2007, before finally playing for the London club. He made his debut for Brazil against Mexico in July, 2003.
His full name is Alex Rodrigo Dias da Costa.
Detective Axel Foley first appeared in "Beverly Hills Cop" in 1984.
|On a billboard you saw an advertisement for a soft drink with a slogan. The slogan read, SINK A LEAN COLA. Another anagram to solve. It could only have been a Chelsea French international striker.|
Nicolas Anelka. Nicolas joined Chelsea from fellow English club, Bolton Wanderers in 2008. He made his first appearance for France against Sweden on the 22nd of April, 1998.
He has played for many high profile clubs including Arsenal, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, and Liverpool.
|You stepped outside and bumped into a man watching the streets with great interest. He turned to you and says, "I'm busy today. I have a FULL ROAD TO NAME you know!" That was the clue you needed to find a Chelsea French left-sided midfield international.|
Florent Malouda. Florent joined Chelsea from Lyon in 2007, having previously played for Guingamp. On the 17th of November, 2001, he made his debut for France against Poland.
|You stepped into a field where a bull was standing next to a farmer. All of a sudden, the farmer turned the bull around and the name Ross was inscribed on the poor bull. You thought cryptically and realised that the anagram you needed to solve was TURN ROSS BULL. and it was not a hard anagram either. You knew the answer was a Chelsea goalkeeper from England. |
Ross Turnbull. Ross was signed from Middlesbrough in 2009 as backup for Czech international goalkeeper, Petr Cech, and Henrique Hilario. He was signed on a free transfer.
|You found a note on the ground that read, BIG JASON WOES was evident as you had been finding all the Chelsea players. And you knew which one to find again. It was a Chelsea right back that played international football for Portugal.|
Jose Bosingwa. Jose joined Chelsea from FC Porto in 2008. He played his first game for Portugal against Belgium on the 2nd of June, 2007. Just one year later, he was named in the team of the tournament by UEFA at Euro 2008.
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