Okay boys and girls, can you believe this- four matches, 17 goals! And if thatwasn’t sweet enough, none against us!Now, don’t get delirious just yet, it is along season, but... sorry, I just had to jump up and down in absolute glee! TOPOF THE LEAGUE, WE ARE HAVING ALAUGH!Okay, I am sitting down again. It is still along season, and we have a lot of toughmatches ahead of us in fourcompetitions. We all have to keep thefaith, and just like our boys we can’t getlazy and not support at the same fullforce that we want them to play at!
Today was also twice as sweet as ourlovely Gill and Graeme hung their ﬂag -the one we all signed on tour - at thematch away at Bolton, and there it was,full screen for nearly forever on all of our television screens! That wasamazing, and from the state of my textson my phone it was as exciting for youall as it was for me. That was really,really exciting. There you go everyone, itis o
cial that we are known. Let theworld be warned, Chelsea in America is agrowing Blue Army! We are loud and weare proud and we are here, there andeverywhere (as is Joey Cole; aren’t we allglad he is back!).
Just a bit of business: don’t forget, if youhave not renewed your CIA membershipor your True Blue membership, theability to renew will end in December. If you forget, you will be out until nextseason. So, if you are still thinking aboutthe spring trip or just becoming a card-carrying member of our beloved Chelseaand our fantastic Chelsea in America,then don’t delay and get on it. Signingup for CIA is easy, just go towww.chelseainamerica.com and click onthe banner on the top of the home page.It will take you to a short form to ﬁll outand then a click to use to PayPal to pay.At only $8, it is a real bargain.To get a True Blue membership, it is justabout as easy. Go to www.chelseafc.comand look for membership, then followthe links to renew or get your ﬁrstmembership. The least expensivepackage is the Ticket only ROW (rest of the world), only 25 pounds! If you havealready done your CIA membership andnow are doing your True Blue, please besure to let us know! We can’t help you if we don’t know, and we can only ordertickets for members whose True Bluemembership is registered with us, whichwe have to report. So if this is the case, just email us firstname.lastname@example.org andgive us your True Blue number and wewill do the rest. That way when thespring tour comes, we can get you aticket or a ticket for any other match.Also, you can send any changes - if youmove, email changes, etc. - at the samedatabase email, so help us help you.
And don’t forget all the things that yourmembership brings; not just thenewsletter, not just special privileges onthe board, the IM on the board if you areat home alone for games, the podcastevery Monday night at 8:30pm Easterntime, twitter updates from us and fromyour regional club, Facebook pages tocheck, and the competitions, but also,coming to your mailboxes in lateDecember, the ﬁrst O
cial Chelsea inAmerica Summer Tour in Review DVD!Yes, it is your special bonus for being amember. All the information is on ourwebsite, or on the board if you can’t ﬁndit - feel free to ask.
Okay, back to the fun... TOP OF THELEAGUE, WE ARE HAVING A LAUGH! KEEPTHE FAITH!
A big thanks to everyone whohelps make the CIA Bluesletterpossible!Editor: Jamie EdwardsChairwoman: Beth WildLogo and Graphics: Raciel DiazDates to Remember: Tel StevensProofreaders: Dorothy Cooperand Sarah DrakeCIA Crest done in collaborationwith Who Are Ya Designs -www.whoareyadesigns.comWant to contribute or make asuggestion? Send Jamie anemail at email@example.com!
DEEP FROM THE HEART
Notes from the Chairwoman
A few of the fabulous Chelsea Chicks gather in Columbus to see the Blues take on Liverpool... read more about the trip on the next page!