Willian scores Chelsea’s  second goal from a free-kick in the Champions League Group G game against  Maccabi Tel Aviv at the Sammy Ofer Stadium, in Haifa, Israel. Photograph:  John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Maccabi Tel Aviv 0 Chelsea 3 A second successive win in a campaign littered with unexpected setbacks would normally leave a team buoyed and enthused, (...)

Eden Hazard of Chelsea and Youssouf Mulumbu of Norwich City in action  during the  Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty

Chelsea 1 Norwich City 0 There was something novel about Eden Hazard being able to leave this arena with a smile of satisfaction plastered acr(...)

Chelsea striker Diego Costa scores against Norwich City in the Premier League game at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:  Stefan Wermuth/Reuters/Livepic

Chelsea 1 Norwich 0 Jose Mourinho was back in the dugout and Diego Costa returned to the score sheet as Chelsea claimed a much-needed 1-0 win over Nor(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa, Willian and Baba Rahman celebrate at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Reuters

Chelsea 2 Dynamo Kiev 1 This was a horribly scrappy victory, after a performance that was unconvincing for long periods and gripped by spasms of tensi(...)

John Terry has said Chelsea’s playres are to blame for their poor start to the season and not manager José Mourinho. Photograph: PA

Chelsea v Dynamo Kiev, Stamford Bridge, 7.45pm, BT Sport 2, Setanta John Terry has sought to deflect criticism from Chelsea’s beleaguered manager by (...)

Chelsea’s John Terry has said he will happily take criticism off the chin from former pros, but not from the likes of Robbie Savage. Photograph: Getty

John Terry has hit back at Robbie Savage’s criticism of his form for Chelsea, claiming the BBC pundit is not qualified to pass judgment. Terry, 35, ha(...)

Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho  shoots to score his second goal during the Premier League match against   Chelsea  at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Ian Kington/AFP

Chelsea 1 Liverpool 3 Jose Mourinho’s position as Chelsea boss appears ever more precarious after Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool inflicted Chelsea’s sixth d(...)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has warned his players to beware Chelsea’s reaction to an alarming run of form.

Jurgen Klopp has said he might be 70 years old before he curbs his touchline enthusiasm and envies managers who can sit through games on the bench. Kl(...)

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(...)

Dejected Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho (centre) watches from the stands  as West Ham fans celebrate their second goal during the Premier League game at Upton Park. Photograph:  Eddie Keogh/Reuters/Livepic

West Ham 2 Chelsea 1 Jose Mourinho’s disappointing season hit a new low as he was sent to the stands during his Chelsea team’s defeat at West Ham. Th(...)