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(...)

 Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring against  Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge.  Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

As Eden Hazard celebrated the goal that would ultimately settle everything, the outstanding performer in this season’s title race put his hand to his(...)

Ben Mee’s late goal snatched a point for Burnley at Stamford Bridge. (Photograph: OLLY GREENWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Chelsea 1 Burnley 1Chelsea’s troubled week ended in further controversy when Nemanja Matic was sent off as Burnley plundered a late 1-1 Barclays Premi(...)

Nacer Chadli said his fitness was the best it has ever been thanks to GPS tracking that the Spurs coaching staff use to assess the players. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Nacer Chadli believes the Tottenham squad’s high fitness level will prove pivotal during a crucial few weeks for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.Spurs pla(...)

 Chelsea’s Willian (left) celebrates with teammates after scoring the winner against Everton  at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Gerry Penny / EPA

Chelsea 1 Everton 0Every season, there are always the standout moments in the title race, when everything falls into place for the team that will even(...)

 Branislav Ivanovic celebrates with his team mates after scoring Chelsea’s winner in their 2-1 win over Aston Villa at Villa Park. (Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)

Aston Villa 1 Chelsea 2Branislav Ivanovic’s rocket gave Chelsea a crucial 2-1 win at Aston Villa — despite the hosts ending their 11-hour goal drought(...)

Chelsea manager José Mourinho had no desire to reflect upon last season’s fractious 1-0 loss at Villa, in which two of his players were dismissed and the manager was sent to the stands. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

José Mourinho has made a prickly comeback to media duties by offering a familiar reminder that Arsene Wenger escaped sanction for appearing to push t(...)

Manager Jose Mourinho of Chelsea a a press conference at Cobham Training Ground. Photograph:  Clive Rose/Getty Images

Jose Mourinho has broken his 10-day silence, refusing to hide his simmering resentment towards the media over Diego Costa’s three-match suspension.The(...)

Newcastle’s Italian defender Davide Santon completed a loan move to Inter Milan while Rangers used their links with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley to loan five Magpies players.  Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Chelsea signed Colombian star Juan Cuadrado in the biggest move of a slightly underwhelming transfer deadline day.Chelsea announced Cuadrado had signe(...)

Chelsea have signed Juan Cuadrado from Serie A side Fiorentina while André Schürrle and Mohamed Salah have left the club. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’ Innocenti/EPA

Chelsea have completed the signing of Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina in a deal that could cost the Premier League leaders €35.5 million, the largest fe(...)