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 captain John Terry is set to leave the club at the end of the Premier League season. Photo: PA

Many will just shrug and mutter good riddance. They will point to the controversies which cost John Terry his captaincy of England, twice, and to that(...)

Guus Hiddink has insisted Chelsea midfielder Guus Hiddink won’t be leaving the club in January. Photograph: PA

Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink insists Cesc Fabregas will not be leaving Stamford Bridge during next month’s transfer window. Fabregas has suff(...)

Oscar scored Chelsea’s third in their 3-1 win over Sunderland at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Reuters

Chelsea 3 Sunderland 1 Jose Mourinho may have gone but he was far from forgotten as Chelsea marked the end of an era with a 3-1 win over Sunderland. (...)

José Mourinho sits on his own before the start of the English Premier League game between West Ham United and Chelsea. Photograph: Hannah McKay/EPA

Even back when the fit felt perfect, in those heady days of spring when the team were hoisting trophies and all appeared hunky dory between manager an(...)

Robbie Keane of the LA Galaxy vies for the ball with Victor Cabrera of the Montreal Impact during their MLS match. Photograph: AFP Photo

Robbie Keane continues to top the list of Irish earners in the MLS by quite a distance but recent arrivals at LA Galaxy, Steven Gerrard and Giovani Do(...)

Both Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger failed to sign an established out-and-out centre forward during the last tranasfer window. Photo: David Price/Getty Images

As long-serving leading men go Wayne Rooney has always tended to attract an unusual degree of free-floating rage. The national team’s declining tou(...)

Papy Djilobodji of Nantes in action during the french Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and FC Nantes at the Parc des Princes stadium. Photo: John Berry/Getty Images

Senegal defender Papy Djilobodji has signed a four-year deal with Chelsea, Nantes have announced. The Premier League champions made their move for the(...)

 Chelsea manager José Mourinho  and Arsenal’s manager Arsène Wenger (patrol the sideline during the  FA Community Shield at Wembley stadium. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The Arsenal players were coming back down the Wembley stand with their medals, and José Mourinho was waiting for them at the bottom of the steps. The(...)

Filipe Luís is to return to Atlético Madrid a year after signing for Chelsea. Photograph: PA

Filipe Luís, the Brazil full-back, will leave Chelsea and return to Atlético Madrid after a fee believed to be in the region of €23m was agreed betwee(...)