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(...)

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 (...)

Jose Mourinho has been named the Premier League manager of the season. Photograph: Getty

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been named Barclays Premier League manager of the season.Mourinho guided Chelsea to their first Premier League title in(...)

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson leaves court yesterday where he faced three offences of sexual activity with a girl under 16 and one of grooming. Photo: Scott Heppell/PA

Adam Johnson could have a significant role to play as Sunderland attempt to drag themselves over the Barclays Premier League finishing line at Arsenal(...)

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(...)

Steven Gerrard was given a standing ovation at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea fans recognised the passing of a major figure in their period of devoting themselves to football. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

It will be a miracle if Steven Gerrard holds it together on Saturday on Merseyside. This, his last outing at Anfield for Liverpool, is probably the fi(...)

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(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo reacts at the end of Real Madrid’s Champions League semi-final second leg draw with Juventus at the Bernabéu on Wednesday. The result saw the reigning champions knocked out.  Photograph: Juanjo Martin/EPA.

Carlo Ancelotti left his technical area and headed down the tunnel, never to return. Real Madrid had just been knocked out of the Champions League, Ju(...)

Andre Schurrle revealed how Jose Mourinho text him to invite him to receive a Premier League winners medal after Chelsea play Sunderland on the last day of the season. Photo: Carl Recine/ Reuters

Andre Schurrle was delighted to receive a message from Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho to invite him to Stamford Bridge for the final match of the season t(...)