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(...)

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(...)

Chelsea’s Samuel Eto’o reacts after conceding a penalty to Atletico’s Diego Costa during their Champions League semi-final last month.

Samuel Eto’o has described Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as a “fool” for questioning his age and vowed to play on at the highest level for some time t(...)

Chelsea’s Petr Cech  had surgery on a dislocated shoulder. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has undergone successful surgery on his shoulder injury, the club have announced.The 31-year-old dislocated his shoulder(...)

 Jose Mourinho  looks on during a training session at Chelsea’s Cobham training grounds yesterday. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

A clap of thunder had rumbled over Cobham as Chelsea’s players emerged into the drizzle for training. Petr Cech was the surpri(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho with captain John Terry during a press conference at Stamford Bridge ahead of the Champions League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed Petr Cech is not in contention to play Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final second leg with Atle(...)