Diego Costa headed straight down the tunnel when he was substituted in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Barcelona in Washington. Photograph: Getty

Any manager worth his salt will argue that only a fool would delve too much into how a side performs before the real action starts. Yet as Jose Mourin(...)

Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic made his debut against the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night. Photograph: EPA

Jose Mourinho slouched in his chair on the touchline, seemingly unable to believe was playing out in front of him. He wasn’t the only one. His Premier(...)

Colombia striker Radamel Falcao will join Chelsea on loan after Manchester United decided against a permanent move for the player after he spent  last year at Old Trafford. Photograph: Rodrigo Buendia/AFP/Getty Images

Chelsea have completed the loan signing of Radamel Falcao with manager Jose Mourinho hoping to bring out the real form of the Colombian after his medi(...)

 Robin van Persie: “It’s my ambition to play the next years. I’m thinking about my family and my children with every decision I take.” Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images.

Robin van Persie has admitted the uncertainty over his future at Manchester United is a “strange” situation and that any decision he takes will be inf(...)

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(...)

José Mourinho: Chelsea manager hoping for success in Champions League next season. Photograph: Reuters.

José Mourinho has said he regrets his use of the word “campaign” when complaining about decisions made against his Chelsea side over the turn of the (...)

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(...)

Saido Berahino and Darren Fletcher celebrate West Brom’s opener in their 3-0 win over Chelsea at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Reuters

West Bromwich Albion 3 Chelsea 0 This was not the way Jose Mourinho envisaged the Premier League champions playing out the rest of the season a(...)

Manuel Pellegrini has credit for winning the Premier League and League Cup in his first season with Manchester City. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Manuel Pellegrini is likely to remain as Manchester City’s manager for next season after the club’s hierarchy reviews the Chilean’s performance, a pr(...)

 John Terry (left) and Cesar Azpilicueta after winning the Premier League title after the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea became champions with a 1-0 victory. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

It was perhaps appropriate that the team ground down by Chelsea to confirm a first league title in five years were Crystal Palace. Retreat to March 20(...)