Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been banned by the English Football Association for three games for stamping on Liverpool’s Emre Can. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Manuel Pellegrini dismissed Jose Mourinho’s claim there is a campaign against Chelsea as the Manchester City manager prepared to take the champions t(...)

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(...)

Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic vies for the ball with Swansea’s Ashley Williams (R) during the English Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Andy Rain/EPA

Chelsea 1 Swansea City 0 Once the adrenaline was spent and the anxiety had given way to exhaustion, Jose Mourinho’s sense of humour clicked in. “They(...)

 Chelsea’s Marco van Ginkel. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel tore his anterior cruciate ligament against Swindon on Tuesday and is expected to be out for between six and nine(...)