CHELSEA

  • Chelsea held to a 1-1 draw at Southampton in Premier League 10 hours 46 minutes ago

    Southampton: Premier League leaders Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw by Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday after failing to take advantage of a one-man advantage in the closing minutes. Sadio Mane put Southampton ahead in the 17th minute with his second goal in as many games, racing onto...
  • New Chelsea contract for John Terry a 'formality': Jose Mourinho 17 hours 10 minutes ago

    London: Skipper John Terry will sign a one-year extension to his Chelsea contract after Jose Mourinho revealed that it is now "a formality". The 34-year-old will be a leading contender for the PFA Player of the Year award after some outstanding displays at the heart of defence, reports dailymail.co.uk. Mourinho kept him...
  • John Terry's all gold for Chelsea and Mourinho Yesterday

    London: Former England captain John Terry is performing as well in central defence as he was a decade ago, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Terry scored for the second time in five days when his first-half goal, the 61st of his club career, paved the way for Premier League leaders...
  • Strong start gives Manchester City 3-1 win at West Brom 2 days ago

    West Bromwich: Manchester City kept the pressure on Premier League leader Chelsea by easing to a 3-1 win over West Bromwich Albion in snowy conditions on Friday, scoring all of its goals in the first 34 minutes. Fernando gave City the lead in the eighth minute by pouncing on a goalkeeper...
  • Terry, Costa score as Chelsea beat West Ham 2-0, stay top in EPL 2 days ago

    London: John Terry scored for the second straight game and Diego Costa grabbed his 13th goal of the season as Chelsea beat West Ham 2-0 to stay top of the Premier League on Friday. West Ham arrived at Stamford Bridge in fourth place and one of the surprises of the season,...
  • No rest in EPL as hectic festive period looms 2 days ago

    Manchester: While Europe's other big leagues take a breather over the festive period, clubs in the English Premier League begin a traditionally frenzied spell of fixtures that excites fans, exhausts players, tests managers, and potentially defines campaigns. A run of four games in nine or 10 days kicks off on Friday...
  • Chelsea aim to deny rivals Manchester City any festive cheer 3 days ago

    The omens are good for a Chelsea side heading into Christmas top of the Premier League tree but manager Jose Mourinho does not want to give title rivals Manchester City any reason to cheer over the festive season. Having beaten Stoke City 2-0 at the Britannia Stadium on Monday, the London...
  • Jose Mourinho heaps praises on 'good friend' Alex Ferguson 4 days ago

    London: English football club Chelsea's coach Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on Alex Ferguson saying the former Manchester United manager is a very good friend and he likes him very much. Mourinho said maximisation of talent have been one of the key features that made Ferguson one of most successful mangers...
  • EPL: Terry, Fabregas score as Chelsea beat Stoke City 2-0 6 days ago

    John Terry scored his first league goal of the season to help Chelsea beat Stoke 2-0 on Monday and restore their three-point lead atop the Premier League table. Terry put his side ahead in just the second minute with a powerful header from a corner, and Cesc Fabregas doubled the lead...
  • EPL: Manchester City primed to pounce on leaders Chelsea December 20, 2014

    Rejuvenated Manchester City can pile the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea for the first time this season if they beat struggling visitors Crystal Palace on Saturday. With Chelsea not playing at Stoke City until Monday, a City victory at the Etihad Stadium against a Palace side who have failed to...
  • Liverpool set up Capital One Cup semis with Chelsea December 18, 2014

    Liverpool will play Chelsea in the Capital One Cup semi-finals after Raheem Sterling netted twice in a 3-1 victory over second-tier Bournemouth on Wednesday, while Tottenham eased through with a 4-0 rout of Newcastle. Lazar Markovic scored between Sterling's first goals since September as Liverpool won on the south coast. Progress...
  • Chelsea, third-tier Sheffield United in Capital One semi-finals December 17, 2014

    Chelsea swept into the semi-finals of the English League Cup on Tuesday, joining third-tier Sheffield United in the last four after their shock win over Premier League side Southampton. Eliminated at the quarter-final stage in three of the previous four seasons, Chelsea made no mistake this time as goals by Eden...
  • Capital One Cup: Jose Mourinho to field strong team December 16, 2014

    Jose Mourinho will select a strong Chelsea side out of respect to high-flying Championship team Derby County when they meet in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup on Tuesday. Only rested England defender Gary Cahill will not be considered for selection at Derby while playmaking maestro Cesc Fabregas is expected...
  • EPL: Eden Hazard, Diego Costa give Chelsea 2-0 win over Hull City December 13, 2014

    London: Eden Hazard and Diego Costa scored as Premier League leader Chelsea responded to their first loss of the season with a 2-0 victory over 10-man Hull. Hazard scored his eighth goal of the season in the seventh minute, and Hull midfielder Tom Huddlestone was dismissed on the hour after being...
  • Mourinho backs Petr Cech to stay ahead of Hull City start December 12, 2014

    London: Out-of-favour goalkeeper Petr Cech will not leave Chelsea in January and has nothing to prove ahead of his first Premier League start of the season against Hull City, manager Jose Mourinho said. The Czech international had been Chelsea's number one for the last 10 years before Thibaut Courtois, who returned...
  • Champions League: Ruthless Chelsea end Sporting Lisbon hopes December 11, 2014

    London: Chelsea gave a helping hand to a former hero on Wednesday by rounding off the Champions League group stage with a 3-1 victory over Sporting which sent the Portuguese side packing and opened the door for Schalke 04 to reach the last 16. The English side finished comfortably clear at...
  • Jose Mourinho ready to give youth a chance against Sporting December 9, 2014

    Chelsea may not need to change their approach after suffering their first defeat of the season at Newcastle United but that will not stop manager Jose Mourinho giving youth a chance against Sporting in the Champions League on Wednesday. Chelsea's blistering start came to an abrupt halt on Saturday when Papiss...
  • Jose Mourinho rails at time-wasting fans and ball boys December 6, 2014

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho turned his ire on Newcastle United' fans and even the ball boys on Saturday after his side's 23-match unbeaten run was ended by a 2-1 Premier League defeat. The Portuguese, whose side were undone by Papiss Cisse's second-half double, accused the home fans of time-wasting. "I think...
  • EPL: Newcastle end Chelsea's undefeated run with a 2-1 win December 6, 2014

    Newcastle: Chelsea slipped to its first defeat of the season by losing 2-1 at Newcastle on Saturday, with substitute Papiss Cisse scoring both of the home side's goals in the second half. Cisse scored in the 57th and 78th minutes before Newcastle had defender Steven Taylor sent off in the 81st...
  • Chelsea seek record, Manchester City aim to keep up chase December 6, 2014

    Chelsea will try to stay unbeaten for a club record 24th straight match when they visit Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday having had little time to recover from their midweek win over Tottenham Hotspur. Jose Mourinho's men maintained their unbeaten start with a 3-0 home victory over Spurs...
  • Trophies, not records matter to unbeaten Chelsea, says Mourinho December 5, 2014

    Unbeaten Chelsea do not care about breaking records, the only thing that matters is winning the Premier League title, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday. Chelsea have been in scintillating form this season and top the table by six points, having won 11 games and 36 points in their opening 14...
  • Chelsea's fringe players may prove difference, says Loic Remy December 4, 2014

    London: The strength of Chelsea's fringe players will determine whether the club win the Premier League this season, according to reserve striker Loic Remy. The French international scored the last goal in Wednesday's 3-0 victory over London rivals Tottenham Hotspur after being brought on by manager Jose Mourinho as a second-half...
  • Alan Pardew hopes Newcastle can maintain Jose Mourinho hoodoo December 4, 2014

    Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew is hoping his side can continue their Premier League hoodoo over Jose Mourinho at St James' Park when Premier League leaders Chelsea visit the north-east on Saturday. Newcastle will be seeking a third successive home league win over Chelsea at the imposing 52,000 city-centre ground where...
  • Drogba assists, scores as Chelsea beat Tottenham 3-0 December 4, 2014

    Didier Drogba and Loic Remy showed Chelsea can cope without Diego Costa on Wednesday, with the backup strikers both scoring as the Premier League leaders swept aside Tottenham 3-0 to extend their unbeaten start to the season. Although Tottenham threatened early on, with Harry Kane heading against the crossbar, Chelsea took...
  • EPL: Chelsea aim to make it another Bridge of sighs for Spurs December 3, 2014

    Chelsea will look to stretch one of the longest unbeaten sequences in the top flight when the runaway leaders entertain arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday. There has been little love lost between the fans of both sides since Spurs beat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley in the first all-London FA Cup...
  • Financial Fair Play is a contradiction, says Jose Mourinho December 2, 2014

    UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules are "a contradiction" and only serve to protect big clubs with a long history of success, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho's club spent heavily in the close season to sign Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa but, after losing a number of players, had...
  • Diego Costa banned for Chelsea derby but Mourinho unconcerned November 30, 2014

    London: Diego Costa will miss Chelsea's midweek derby clash with Tottenham Hotspur after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season in Saturday's 0-0 draw at Sunderland but manager Jose Mourinho seems unconcerned. The striker, top scorer for the leaders with 11 Premier League goals this season, is suspended for...
  • EPL: Sunderland hold league leaders Chelsea to a goalless draw November 30, 2014

    Sunderland: Chelsea failed to score for the first time this season, although the Premier League leaders remained unbeaten after a 0-0 draw with Sunderland on Saturday. Having previously been held by Manchester rivals United and City, this was just the third time this season Chelsea had dropped points. Both teams did hit...
  • Best is yet to come from Chelsea, says Jose Mourinho November 29, 2014

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is confident the best is yet to come from a side unbeaten in 12 Premier League matches and showing no signs of taking their foot off the gas. Chelsea have a six-point advantage over second-placed Southampton and few would predict the title heading anywhere other than Stamford...
  • EPL: Surprising Southampton facing test of credentials November 28, 2014

    Manchester: Widely tipped as a possible relegation contender following their summer of upheaval, Southampton have stunned English football by winning eight of their first 12 games to sit in second place in the Premier League and split the country's established powers. The results of Southampton's next three games could show whether...