Chelsea’s Ivorian striker Didier Drogba after yesterday’s game with Sunderland, following which   Chelsea were officially crowned the 2014-2015 Premier League champions. Photograph:  Ben Stansall/ AFP

It was at 5.12pm when John Terry, the departing Didier Drogba at his side and team-mates coiled to spring at his back, finally hoisted the Premier Le(...)

Chelsea players paid tribute to departing striker Didier Drogba by carrying him off the pitch after 26 minutes at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga/Getty Images

Chelsea 3-1 Sunderland This arena was basking in giddy celebration long before the Premier League trophy was paraded on to the turf, with all t(...)

Didier Drogba will leave Chelsea after today’s match against Sunderland. Photo: Ian Kington/Getty Images

Didier Drogba has announced that Sunday afternoon’s home game with Sunderland will be his last for the Premier League champions but he hopes to return(...)

Jose Mourinho: has likened the summer transfer market to “Wall Street collapsing” as rival clubs overpay in a bid to strengthen their squads. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire.

Jose Mourinho expects the summer transfer market to be warped, likening it to “Wall Street collapsing”, as rival clubs – intent upon mounting a title(...)

 Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring against  Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge.  Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

As Eden Hazard celebrated the goal that would ultimately settle everything, the outstanding performer in this season’s title race put his hand to his(...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates after missing his penalty but scoring with the rebound header during the  Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Chelsea 1 Crystal Palace 0As Eden Hazard celebrated the goal that would ultimately settle everything, the outstanding performer in this season’s title(...)

 John Terry scores Chelsea’s second goal during the Premier League game against Leicester City at King Power Stadium. Photo: Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Leicester City 1 Chelsea 3There was a point when Chelsea looked like they might be stretching out the run-in longer than anyone had anticipated and Le(...)

Mourinho believes a new core of experienced players is emerging at Chelsea. Photograph: Reuters / Eddie Keogh

José Mourinho believes a new core of experienced players is emerging at Chelsea, taking over from such as the departed Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole,(...)

Chelsea captain John Terry celebrates his side being a point closer to the Premier League title at the final whistle of Chelsea’s clash with Arsenal at the Emirates yesterday. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

José Mourinho has shrugged off chants of “boring, boring Chelsea” from Arsenal’s support by suggesting a decade without a league title represents pro(...)

Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal looks on as Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between the clubs. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho laughed off the Arsenal crowd’s “boring” jibes by reminding the Gunners of their wait for the Premier League title as hi(...)