Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho  during the Barclays Premier League against Swansea City  at Liberty Stadium. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Jose Mourinho hailed the “perfect game” after his Chelsea side underlined their Barclays Premier League title credentials by sweeping aside Swansea 5-(...)

 Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his first of two goals against Swansea City at  the Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Dimitris Legakis / EPA

Swansea City 0 Chelsea 5Chelsea sent out an emphatic Premier League title-warning as Jose Mourinho’s side stunned Swansea by winning 5-0 at the Libert(...)

Chelsea manager José Mourinho endured a frustrating first half against Newcastle at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga / EPA

Assistant coach Steve Holland admitted Chelsea fell below their own standards in the beating Newcastle but praised their reaction after José Mourinho(...)

 Oscar has signed a new contract which will keep him at Chelsea until 2019. Photograph: Stephen Pond/PA

Oscar has signed a new five-year deal with Chelsea, the Premier League leaders have confirmed.The 23-year-old joined the club from Internacional in th(...)

Brazil’s  Neymar  during a training session in Teresopolis, near Rio de Janeiro last month.  Photograph: Ricardo Moraes / Reuters

Manager: Luis Felipe Scolari Best finish: Winners (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002) World Cup record: Played 104, Won 71, Drawn 16, Lost 17(...)

 Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic fails to get a touch to Oscar’s match-winning free-kick during the FA Cup fourth-round tie at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:   Ian Walton/Getty Images

Chelsea 1 Stoke 0: In the end Chelsea’s progress and a box office trip to play Man City in the FA Cup fifth round was secured at a stroll, the dismiss(...)

Michael James Ford and Gerard Lee in Mangan's Last Gasp

Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, Dublin *** Do poets get the biographies they deserve? Or is it bette(...)