Chelsea’s Eden Hazard was the most fouled players in the English Premier League last season. Photograph: Catherine Mill/Getty Images.

The text message was sent in the aftermath of a parting of the ways, and it was meant as an apology. Eden Hazard had been receiving treatment for tha(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa is shown the yellow card by referee Mike Dean during the  Premier League game against Watford at Vicarage Road. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Watford 0 Chelsea 0 John Terry had bemoaned his belief that his Chelsea career would be denied its fairytale ending but, on this evidence, the champi(...)

John Terry scored in the 98th minute to salvahe Chelsea a point against Everton. Photograph: Reuters

Chelsea 3 Everton 3 John Terry scored a 98th-minute equaliser as fallen Premier League champions Chelsea avoided another chastening defeat in a 3-3(...)

West Brom’s James McClean scores his side’s late equaliser in the Premier League game against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:  John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Second-placed Leicester joined Arsene Wenger’s side on 43 points thanks to a 1-0 win at Tottenham. Centre back Robert Huth headed home from a corner (...)

Ruben Loftus Cheek scored Chelsea’s second as they beat Scunthorpe 2-0 in the FA Cup third round at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Reuters

Chelsea 2 Scunthorpe United 0 Roman Abramovich was all smiles from his lofty perch at Stamford Bridge. The Chelsea owner has long wanted to see some (...)

Oscar, Diego Costa and Willian were all on the scoresheet for Chelsea as they started 2016 with a 3-0 win away at Crystal Palace. Photograph: Afp

Crystal Palace 0 Chelsea 3 Chelsea supporters would love to think that the second half of 2015 was simply a bad dream. Sadly for them, it was grotesq(...)

Willian scores Chelsea’s  second goal from a free-kick in the Champions League Group G game against  Maccabi Tel Aviv at the Sammy Ofer Stadium, in Haifa, Israel. Photograph:  John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Maccabi Tel Aviv 0 Chelsea 3 A second successive win in a campaign littered with unexpected setbacks would normally leave a team buoyed and enthused, (...)

Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho  shoots to score his second goal during the Premier League match against   Chelsea  at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Ian Kington/AFP

Chelsea 1 Liverpool 3 Jose Mourinho’s position as Chelsea boss appears ever more precarious after Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool inflicted Chelsea’s sixth d(...)

Eden Hazard hit the post for Chelsea as they were held to a goalless draw by Dynamo Kiev. Photograph: Getty

Dynamo Kyiv 0 Chelsea 0 Chelsea might more normally have considered this a rather forgettable occasion. It was, after all, a goalless scrap in (...)

Chelsea players celebrate Diego Costa’s opening goal in their 2-0 win over Aston Villa. Photograph: Reuters

Chelsea 2 Aston Villa 0 Diego Costa eased Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho’s concerns as Aston Villa’s hapless defenders heaped more misery on Tim(...)