Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates scoring their second goal with Willian. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

Bournemouth 1 Chelsea 4 Cesc Fabregas conjured all of Chelsea’s goals, including Eden Hazard’s first for the club in almost a year, in a commanding p(...)

Protest banners scattered on the pitch after the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Chelsea at Villa Park. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Aston Villa 0 Chelsea 4 Little changed post-Remi Garde for Aston Villa as their inevitable relegation from the Barclays Premier League drew ever clo(...)

Harry Kane in action during the England training session at Olympiastadion in Berlin:  he will start for only the ninth time as he seeks to maintain the impressive form he has demonstrated at Tottenham. Photograph: Annegret Hilse/Getty Images

Harry Kane and Dele Alli will spearhead an inexperienced England side at the Olympiastadion this evening with Roy Hodgson urging his young players to(...)

He was torn between his delight at playing on such a superb team with the more basic fact of missing the uncomplicatedness of life at joyously unfashionable Blackburn.

Will Ireland produce a player like Damien Duff again? And if so when? And if so how? Not for the first time, Duff popped up out of the blue to put a (...)

PSG’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic throws his jersey to fans after his side knocked Chelsea out of the Champions League at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Goodbye to all that then. Chelsea exited the Champions League at Stamford Bridge for the last time in some time, outgunned by a high quality Paris Sai(...)

Interim Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink: “I don’t say you must be a wrestler on the pitch, but you have this physical contact.” Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Reuters

Chelsea interim boss Guus Hiddink likes to see his players on the edge and says the club “needed a bit more rugby” after replacing José Mourinho in De(...)

Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard during the second half of a CONCACAF Champions League soccer quarterfinal last week. Photograph: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP

Steven Gerrard says the forthcoming Major League Soccer season could well be his last before a move into coaching. The former England captain, 35, ha(...)

Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink wants the club to nail down a new manager sooner rrather than later. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Guus Hiddink says that he would be in favour of Chelsea reaching a swift decision over the identity of their next permanent manager, expressing the vi(...)

Danny Welbeck is in line for his first start since April in Arsenal’s FA Cup fifth-round game at home to Hull on Saturday. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters/Livepic

SATURDAY Arsenal v Hull, 12.30pm – Live BT Sport 2 Danny Welbeck could get his first start since April and defender Laurent Koscielny faces a fitne(...)

PSG’s record signing Edison Cavani came off the bench to score the winner against Chelsea. Photograph: Afp

Guus Hiddink admitted he was left “envious” of the options available to the Paris Saint-Germain manager, Laurent Blanc, as Chelsea suffered the first (...)