Andre Schürrle of Chelsea celebrates after scoring the second goal against  Sporting Lisbon   at Stamford Bridge.  Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

Chelsea’s progress into the knockout phase proved serene to the last. Sporting Lisbon were outclassed here and consigned to the Europa League by a rej(...)

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(...)

 Didier Drogba of the Ivory Coast gestures during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match against Colombia. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Chelsea’s Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah has been spared national service, the Barclays Premier League club have confirmed.It was feared that Salah wo(...)

Chelsea’s John Terry limbers up for training this morning. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Goalkeeper Petr Cech took part in training on the eve of the Champions League semi-final second leg with Atletico Madrid a week after being rul(...)

Fabio Borini celebrates with his Sunderland  team-mates after scoring the winning penalty in the Premier League match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Chelsea 1 Sunderland 2: Blunders from veteran goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer and full (...)

Petr Cech: said his team need to ‘wait for one slip-up from Manchester City’ to give them a chance of winning the title

Petr Cech has warned Liverpool their sternest tests lie ahead as expectation steadily builds on the league leaders, with Chels(...)

Frank Lampard  scores Chelsea’s second goal against Stoke City. Photograph: EPA

Chelsea 3 Stoke City 0 Chelsea recovered from their recent malaise (...)

Chelsea manager  Jose Mourinho on the sidelines at Stamford Bridge for the Premier League game against Arsenal. Photograph:   Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho felt sympathy for referee Andre Marriner after a case of mistaken identity saw him send off Arsenal defender Kier(...)

Arsenal’s Kieran Gibbs reacts after he is wrongly shown a red card by referee Andre Marriner  during their  Premier League  match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Chelsea 6 Arsenal 0: There was a bizarre case of mistaken identity as Arsenal emb(...)

Brazil’s Neymar celebrates the first goal of his hat-trick in the international friendly against  South Africa during their international friendly at Soccer City in Johannesburg. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Friendly internationals round-up: Neymar scored a hat-trick as (...)