Chelsea

  • Diego Costa nets double as Chelsea beat Everton 6-3 in a goal-fest 5 hours 59 minutes ago

    England: Chelsea scored twice inside the opening three minutes and three more times in a chaotic 11-minute spell in the second half on their way to a wild 6-3 win over Everton on Saturday, clinching a third straight Premier League victory. Diego Costa began the rout with a goal after 34...
  • AC Milan hopeful that Fernando Torres can re-ignite career 9 hours 20 minutes ago

    Milan: AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi is hoping to guide Fernando Torres back to form. AC Milan signed Torres from Chelsea on a two-year loan deal on, subject to a medical which the Spanish striker was undergoing on Saturday. "I've talked to Torres, even though he still has to complete medical tests,"...
  • Chelsea face Everton, Manchester United look for win against Burnley 19 hours 46 minutes ago

    From the World Cup semi-finals to a bruising introduction in Britain, Louis van Gaal's fortunes have changed rapidly inside two months. The coach who led the Netherlands to a third-place finish at the World Cup enters his fourth match as Manchester United manager still searching for his first win. Chelsea will face...
  • Fernando Torres heads to AC Milan on loan from Chelsea 21 hours 48 minutes ago

    London: Chelsea have agreed terms with AC Milan for striker Fernando Torres to join the Serie A club in a two-year loan deal. The Premier League club and Milan announced the agreement on their websites Friday, adding that "the move is now subject to Fernando agreeing personal terms with AC Milan...
  • Chelsea striker Costa doubtful for Everton trip Yesterday

    London: Diego Costa is doubtful for Chelsea's trip to Everton on Saturday while manager Jose Mourinho has said the club will be in trouble if media reports of a Fernando Torres move to AC Milan prove accurate. Spain striker Costa, who joined in the close season for 32 million pounds ($53.1...
  • Torres may be ready for new start, says Mourinho Yesterday

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has raised the prospect of Fernando Torres leaving the club before the transfer window closes, saying the Spain striker may be ready to "try a new life, a new club, probably a new league." Torres joined Chelsea from Liverpool in January 2011 for what was then...
  • Everton's Eto'o thanks Mourinho and eyes early reunion Yesterday

    Everton's new signing Samuel Eto'o has thanked Jose Mourinho for helping him to be accepted in the Premier League during his spell last season at Chelsea, against whom he now hopes to make his debut on Saturday. There were suggestions that the pair, who were also together at Inter Milan, had...
  • Champions League draw: Real Madrid get Liverpool; Bayern, City in same group 2 days ago

    Monaco: Real Madrid will start their Champions League campaign against five-time winner Liverpool, FC Basel and Bulgarian club Ludogorets Razgrad. The 10-time champions, aiming to become the first team to defend the title in 25 years, were drawn into Group B on Thursday. Barcelona and Ajax, both former clubs of Zlatan Ibrahimovic,...
  • Diego Costa injured in Chelsea training 2 days ago

    London: Chelsea striker Diego Costa has suffered a minor muscular injury in training but has not yet been ruled out of Saturday's league visit to Everton, sources at the Premier League club said on Thursday. The full extent of the Spain forward's injury is not yet known, with some British media...
  • AC Milan make bid for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres 2 days ago

    AC Milan have made a bid to lap up Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window. The Serie A club wants to bring Torres on a season-long loan following Mario Balotelli's £16m move to Liverpool. "Torres is certainly an important forward and we...
  • Everton bolster attack with experienced Samuel Eto'o 3 days ago

    London: Everton have bolstered their attacking options with the signing of Cameroon's seasoned striker Samuel Eto'o, who was a free agent after leaving Chelsea at the end of last season. The 33-year-old, crowned African Player of the Year a record four times, scored nine league goals in 21 games at Stamford...
  • England's Frank Lampard retires from international football 4 days ago

    London: England midfielder Frank Lampard has retired from international football after winning 106 caps. The 36-year-old was released by Chelsea in May after 13 years at the London club and he signed for New York City before agreeing to move to Manchester City on a six-month loan deal. Lampard scored 29 goals...
  • Exclusive: I want to win everything at Chelsea, says Cesc Fabregas 5 days ago

    After nine glorious years at Arsenal and a three-year stint with Spanish giants Barcelona, Cesc Fabregas is back to the Premier League fold but this time with Chelsea. The Spaniard, who joined Arsenal as a 16-year-old in 2003, scored 57 goals in 303 games for the Gunners and won...
  • Torres still in Mourinho's plans despite Chelsea absence 6 days ago

    While Jose Mourinho salutes the striking start to Diego Costa's Chelsea career, the manager insists he has not forgotten what another expensive but more misfiring La Liga import can contribute to his side's Premier League title drive. Fernando Torres, Chelsea's record 50 million pound ($82.84 million) signing, could not even command...
  • Costa, Hazard inspire Chelsea to a 2-0 win over Leicester City 1 week ago

    London: Diego Costa and Eden Hazard scored in the second half as Chelsea finally broke down Leicester's stubborn resistance for a 2-0 victory in the Premier League on Saturday. The newly promoted visitors had threatened a major upset until Costa controlled a deflected pass from Branislav Ivanovic in front of goal...
  • Five things to know about the English Premier League August 22, 2014

    Manchester: One round of Premier League games has already backed up many pundits' pre-season predictions, notably that Chelsea and Manchester City are title favorites and Manchester United needed more than just a change of manager to arrest their slump. Strengthened by new attacking signings Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, Chelsea delivered...
  • Arsene Wenger has no regrets at rejecting Cesc Fabregas return August 21, 2014

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted on Thursday that it felt strange for him to see Cesc Fabregas playing in a blue Chelsea shirt, but insisted he had no regrets at not re-signing him. Wenger told reporters at a news conference that his only regret was that Fabregas had left Arsenal in...
  • Cesc Fabregas master class backs up Mourinho move August 19, 2014

    Lodon: Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas provided a swift demonstration of why Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was so keen to bring him back to the Premier League as he orchestrated Monday's 3-1 season-opening win at Burnley in commanding fashion. Fabregas spent seven seasons in England with Arsenal before making a move, three...
  • Jose Mourinho hopes Petr Cech stays despite losing Chelsea spot August 19, 2014

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he hoped goalkeeper Petr Cech will stay loyal to the club despite losing the starting spot to Belgian Thibaut Courtois. Courtois, 22, who has returned to Chelsea from a successful loan spell with Atletico Madrid, was Mourinho's choice for the club's Premier League opener on Monday,...
  • Marko Marin joins Fiorentina on loan from Chelsea August 19, 2014

    Chelsea midfielder Marko Marin has joined Italian team Fiorentina on a season-long loan. The Germany international spent last season on loan at Sevilla, which he helped win the Europa League. Marin has found first-team opportunities hard to come by at Stamford Bridge since his move from Werder Bremen in 2012. ...
  • Fabregas impresses, Costa scores in Chelsea's 3-1 win at Burnley August 19, 2014

    Burnley: New signings Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas made an instant impact for Chelsea as they launched their Premier League title bid with a confident 3-1 win at promoted Burnley on Monday. Former Arsenal midfielder Fabregas, brought in from Barcelona during the close season, was influential throughout the game, having a...
  • Stoke sign Victor Moses on loan from Chelsea August 16, 2014

    England: Stoke have signed winger Victor Moses on a season-long loan from Chelsea. The 23-year-old Nigeria international has struggled to make an impact at Stamford Bridge since moving from Wigan in 2012 and spent last season on loan at Liverpool. Stoke chief executive Tony Scholes says Moses "will certainly add to our...
  • Didier Drogba gets number 11 Chelsea shirt back August 16, 2014

    Didier Drogba praised an Oscar performance on Friday when the returning Chelsea great was handed the number 11 shirt he made famous during his first spell at Stamford Bridge. Drogba displaces the Brazil international who instead took the number eight jersey vacated by Manchester City loan signing Frank Lampard after the...
  • Goalkeeping strength makes Chelsea contenders says Mourinho August 15, 2014

    London: Chelsea have two of the best three goalkeepers in the world, which will help make them serious contenders to win the Premier League this season, their manager Jose Mourinho told a news conference on Friday. Ahead of Monday's opening game away to newly promoted Burnley, he refused to say whether...
  • Exclusive: Lampard and Cole will be missed, says Chelsea skipper Terry August 14, 2014

    John Terry's relentless determination shows no sign of going down. His 20-year stint at the Premier League club Chelsea is a living example of that. The most successful captain of all time at Stamford Bridge, the 33-year-old Terry has led Chelsea to three EPL titles, four FA Cups, two League Cups...
  • Everton set to seal signing of Christian Atsu from Chelsea August 13, 2014

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez says a deal has been completed to sign Ghana winger Christian Atsu from Chelsea. Atsu, who played in the World Cup, spent last season on loan at Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem, and looks to have agreed on another year away from Stamford Bridge. Speaking at the English Premier...
  • Liverpool eyeing shock move for Samuel Eto'o August 12, 2014

    London: English football club Liverpool are considering a shock move for former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o. The Cameroon striker is available for free after his one-year contract with Chelsea expired and Liverpool see him as a potential candidate to bolster their attack, according to Daily Mail. Liverpool have a huge void to...
  • Ramires, Cesc Fabregas fire Chelsea to Hungary win August 11, 2014

    London: Second-half goals from Ramires and Cesc Fabregas gave Chelsea a 2-1 win at Ferencvaros in a game to mark the opening of the Hungarian side's new stadium in Budapest. Former West Brom and Fulham player Zoltan Gera had scored the first goal at the new ground on the quarter-hour mark...
  • Chelsea slump to first pre-season defeat, Arsenal also lose to Monaco August 4, 2014

    Chelsea slumped to their first pre-season defeat on Sunday as they were beaten 3-0 by Werder Bremen in Germany to spoil the return of Didier Drogba and the debut of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. Ivory Coast legend Drogba made his first appearance for Chelsea since scoring the penalty that won the 2012...
  • Chelsea's Oriol Romeu moves to Stuttgart on season-long loan August 4, 2014

    London: Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu has joined German club Stuttgart on a season-long loan, following a similar deal last season with Valencia. The 22-year-old, who moved to Chelsea from Barcelona in 2011, signed a three-year contract recently with the Premier League club but is apparently not part of manager Jose Mourinho's...