Eden Hazard celebrates scoring Chelsea’s opener during their League Cup quarter-final win overDerby County ( Photograph: REUTERS/Darren Staples)

Derby County 1 Chelsea 3José Mourinho is closing in on a sixth major trophy that would end the “drought” of his second Chelsea tenure. The passage to (...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa is congratulated by Branislav Ivanivich and Nemanja Matic after doubling his side’s lead during the 2-0 win over Hull City at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea 2 Hull City 0 Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over 10-man Hull at Stamford Bridge. (...)

Ruben Loftus-Cheek of Chelsea with manager Jose Mourinho at a press conference before the Sporting Lisbon game. 
orting Clube de Portugal at Cobham Training Centre on December 9, 2014 in London, United Kingdom
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Chelsea prepared for the final Champions League group game against Sporting Lisbon without John Terry, Willian and Eden Hazard, but with Jose Mourinho(...)

 Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals in the Premier League match at St James’ Park. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Newcastle 2-1 ChelseaNewcastle striker Papiss Cisse came off the bench to condemn Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea to a first defeat of the sea(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes Didier Drogba will finish his career at Stamford Bridge and stay with the club in a coaching or ambassadorial capacity

José Mourinho described Didier Drogba as “remarkable” after the veteran striker excelled while deputising for the suspended Diego Costa as Chelsea equ(...)

Didier Drogba celebrates after scoring Chelsea’s second during their 3-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge last night.
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Chelsea march onThe last time Tottenham Hotspur managed a win at Stamford Bridge was the same day it was announced Nelson Mandela would be released fr(...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates with teammates Cesar Azpilicueta and Didier Drogba after scoring a goal against Tottenham Hotspur during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge in London. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Chelsea 3 Tottenham 0 The best way, perhaps, to put Tottenham Hotspur’s record at Chelsea into context is that the last time they actually won (...)

Diego Costa of Chelsea clashes with  John O’Shea of Sunderland during the  Premier League match  at Stadium of Light. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Sunderland 0 Chelsea 0Willian and Santiago Vergini both hit the woodwork as Sunderland extended their run of good results against Chelsea with a 0-0 d(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa shakes hands with manager José Mourinho after being subbed at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

José Mourinho may be sorry for criticising the Stamford Bridge atmosphere but it appeared to have the desired response, with the Chelsea manager amaz(...)

James Collins of West Ham United confronts James McCarthy of Everton   at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Chelsea beat 10-man West Brom on Saturday to strengthen their grip at the top of the Premier League and also set a club record for starting the campai(...)