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(...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard after missing a penalty against Maribor at Stadion Ljudski in Maribor. Photograph: Srdjan Zivulovic / Reuters

Maribor 1 Chelsea 1Chelsea remain unbeaten but their charge suddenly feels more of a stagger, the rhythm not quite as upbeat as it once was. This was (...)

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 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(...)

 Petr Cech of Chelsea replaces Thibaut Courtois during the 2-0 win over  Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:  Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Petr Cech has heavily suggested he will look to leave Chelsea in the near future if he remains second choice to Thibault Courtois. After more than 10 (...)

Manchester City’s Frank Lampard walks away without celebrating after scoring the equalising goal in the Premier League game against his old side Chelsea at the   Etihad Stadium. Photograph:   Dave Thompson/PA

Manchester City 1 Chelsea 1For a few seconds, Frank Lampard looked slightly overcome with awkwardness. He had been on the pitch only seven minutes, in(...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard (centre) in action against Swansea’s goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski (left)   at Stamford Bridge last wekend. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga / EPA

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has called on Eden Hazard to prove he is one of the greatest players of his generation. The Blues boss expects the Belgi(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa celebrates scoring his side’s first goal of the game against Burnley during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Burnley 1 Chelsea 3 It turned out to be a deception. Burnley had taken the lead and, briefly, their supporters might have dared wonder whethe(...)

Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho: “Some they have 10 years to win something, I have only two.” Photograph: Laszlo Beliczay/Epa

Jose Mourinho has reopened old wounds on the eve of the new Premier League campaign by suggesting that rival managers such as Arsene Wenger and Manuel(...)

Thibaut Courtois, the Atletico Madrid goalkeeper  will challenge Petr Cech for the Blues’ number one jersey this season. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Petr Cech is determined to fight for his place as his decade-long reign as Chelsea’s preferred goalkeeper comes under threat for the first time. Belgi(...)