Chelsea’s John Terry scores a goal   against Maribor at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Andrew Winning / Reuters

Chelsea 6 Maribor 0Chelsea feel like a team of the present, yet here was a match infused with a hint of nostalgia. The crowd were able to lap up goals(...)

Chelsea’s manager Jose Mourinho attends a media conference at their training ground in Cobham. Chelsea  play Maribor in a Champions League Group G soccer match on Tuesday. Photograph: Eddie Keogh / Reuters

Chelsea v NK Maribor Stamford Bridge, 7.45pm, UTV and Setanta Ireland Eventually José Mourinho could take no more, his patience worn thin by q(...)

Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas celebrates after scoring against Crystal Palace   at Selhurst Park. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Cesc Fabregas scored early in the second half as Chelsea maintained their five-point lead at the top of the table with a 2-1 win away to Crystal Pa(...)

Harry Redknapp: His side are about to  embark on a quartet of games against Liverpool, Aston Villa, Chelsea and Manchester City. Photograph: Olly Greenwood/Getty Images)

It has been said already this Premier League season, just seven games old, that Queen’s Park Rangers are all over the place. Bottom of a division they(...)

 Mario Balotelli:  did not have a touch in the Basel penalty area as Liverpool succumbed to their fourth defeat in nine games. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA wire.

Brendan Rodgers has defended Liverpool’s efforts to replace Luis Suarez yet conceded that Mario Balotelli represented his last viable option when sig(...)

Diego Costa at a Chelsea training session in Cobham, England, yesterday. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Jose Mourinho has made clear Chelsea’s heavy reliance on Diego Costa by admitting his team are “made to play”with the striker leading the line. The f(...)

Schalke’s Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (centre) celebrates with team mates after scoring the equaliser   against Chelsea  at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Eddie Keogh / Reuters

Chelsea 1 Schalke 1Jose Mourinho had offered up a reminder on the eve of this contest that he is very much “part of this tournament’s history”, though(...)

Chelsea striker Diego Costa celebrates his hat-trick goal in the Premier League game against Swansea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:  Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Diego Costa hit a hat-trick as Chelsea came from behind to beat Swansea 4-2 and maintain their 100 per cent start to the seas(...)

France’s Loic Remy (right) celebrates with team mates after scoring against Spain  at the Stade de France. Photograph: Benoit Tessier / Reuters

France 1 Spain 0 New Chelsea signing Loic Remy grabbed the only goal as France squeezed past 2010 world champions Spain 1-0 in a friendly at the Stade(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)