Jose Mourinho: “I think everybody has to be ready to sacrifice for the team, to give everything for the team, to think about the team, not to be selfish.” Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA

Jose Mourinho’s insistence that the good of the collective be placed ahead of an individual’s desire to feature dictates that the Chelsea manager w(...)

Eden Hazard celebrates scoring Chelsea’s opener during their League Cup quarter-final win overDerby County ( Photograph: REUTERS/Darren Staples)

Derby County 1 Chelsea 3José Mourinho is closing in on a sixth major trophy that would end the “drought” of his second Chelsea tenure. The passage to (...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

José Mourinho has said winning the Champions League is not necessarily a “consequence of great work” ahead of Chelsea’s confrontation tonight with R(...)

Didier Drogba of Chelsea shoots towards goal during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Shrewsbury Town and Chelsea. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

A wet and at times uncomfortable evening in Shropshire for Chelsea ended with José Mourinho’s team squeezing into the next round. Didier Drogba conti(...)

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(...)

Filipe Luís: was on standby for Brazil during the recent World Cup. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

José Mourinho’s plan for a full-scale assault on the Premier League title took a step closer to being completed yesterday as Chelsea confirmed the si(...)

Jose Mourinho: Jose Mourinho: greeted Willian’s goal with a furious dance. Photograph: PA

The title race is not over for Liverpool. A defeat by a Chelsea team of impossibly cussed defensive qualities does not represent a dead end: it(...)

Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool is hoping to shake off a  hamstring injury ahead of the Chelsea game on Sunday.  Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Brendan Rodgers is certain he will sign a long-term contract extension at Liverpool in the summer when he is expected to be rewarded for their (...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes John Terry will only play again if they reach the Champions League Final after picking up an injury in the semi-final first leg against Atletico Madrid in Spain on Tuesday night. Photograph:   Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

José Mourinho is threatening to rest virtually his entire Chelsea team and potentially hand Liverpool the Premier League title after revealing (...)

Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba attends a training session of his club at Stamford Bridge in London yesterday. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Didier Drogba claimed he was “apprehensive” about the homecoming ahead, though the manner in which he broke the ice when holding court in the H(...)