Steven Naismith fires past Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic to complete his hat-trick at Goodison Park. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Fake £50 notes lay strewn around the visitors’ dugout long after José Mourinho had exited and the PA system at Goodison Park had played Money Can’t (...)

 Pedro Rodriguez: won three Champions League titles and five La Liga titles in a glorious spell at the Camp Nou.  Photograph:   AFP/Getty

José Mourinho has been granted his wish of a grand statement signing, with Chelsea confirming yesterday afternoon they had completed the capture of P(...)

Jose Mourinho: If the Chelsea manager bought the title last year he bought it for loose change as Costa and Fabregas arrived for a net spend of €7 million. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP

You can generally tell when Jose Mourinho feels a little antsy about life in general. As a basic rule any time you actually notice him – talking, g(...)

Cesc Fàbregas showing his appreciation for Arsenal fans at the Emirates last season when Chelsea played their London rivals. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Cesc Fàbregas is steeling himself for a hostile reaction from Arsenal fans when Chelsea take on his former club in the Community Shield on Sunday. Th(...)

Jose Mourinho has been named the Premier League manager of the season. Photograph: Getty

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been named Barclays Premier League manager of the season.Mourinho guided Chelsea to their first Premier League title in(...)

Cesc Febregas has had his three match ban for the straight red  card shown to him during Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat to West Brom reduced to one game. Photograph: Reuters

Cesc Fàbregas has had his three-match ban reduced to just one after Chelsea successfully argued the initial punishment was excessive.The Spain midfiel(...)

Dutch international Memphis Depay joins Manchester United from  PSV Eindhoven. Photograph: Getty Images

Manchester United made the first big move in another expensive recruitment programme when they announced the signing of the Netherlands international(...)

 Jose Mourinho even acknowledged that Chelsea had become less artistic since Christmas. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

“Sometimes you win because you are tremendous and other times you win because you are the best. But you can be the best without being tremendous.” — J(...)

Chelsea’s John Terry and Branislav Ivanovic show how much the point gained in draw with Arsenal means to them. Photo: Adrian Dennis/Gety Images

The nil-nil is one of football’s enduring image problems. People who don’t get the sport wonder how you can play any game for 90 minutes with nobody h(...)

Arsene Wenger has called on Arsenal fans to give former captain Cesc Fabregas a respectful welcome when he returns to the Emirates with Chelsea on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on the club’s fans to show Cesc Fabregas “the respect he deserves” when the former Gunners captain returns to(...)