Chelseas Willian (centre) celebrates with Cesar Azpilicueta (top) and Branislav Ivanovic (left) after scoring the second against Schalke 04  in Gelsenkirchen. Photograph: Bernd Thissen / EPA

Schalke 0 Chelsea 5Roberto di Matteo had been right to suppose sentimentality would go ignored against the team he had guided to Champions League succ(...)

 Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal gives a thumbs up during an Arsenal training session on Monday. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Arsene Wenger must start learning from his mistakes if Arsenal are to compete at the highest level of European football, Alisher Usmanov, the Londo(...)

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(...)

“I always used to be on holiday during Christmas and now we have a lot of games to prepare for.” Photograph: Chris Ison/Pa

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has criticised England’s “crazy” Christmas schedule, claiming the traditional fixture pile-up only favours the biggest (...)

Mile Jedinak’s brilliant late freekick sealed victory for Crystal Palace against Liverpool at Selhurst Park

Crystal Palace 3 Liverpool 1If Liverpool had arrived in this corner of south London haunted by last season’s capitulation here then they will feel pro(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa shakes hands with manager José Mourinho after being subbed at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

José Mourinho may be sorry for criticising the Stamford Bridge atmosphere but it appeared to have the desired response, with the Chelsea manager amaz(...)

James Collins of West Ham United confronts James McCarthy of Everton   at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Chelsea beat 10-man West Brom on Saturday to strengthen their grip at the top of the Premier League and also set a club record for starting the campai(...)

 Chelsea Diego Costa (left) misses an opportunity to score against West Brom    Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

Chelsea 2 West Bromwich Albion 0Chelsea’s title charge shows no signs of abating, with West Brom the latest side swatted away by Jose Mourinho’s men. (...)

Jose Mourinho: Chelsea are not at the top because of an easy run, they are there because their rounded squad has been improved due to  astute buys by a  superb manager.

On August 16th Alexis Sanchez, all €40 million of him, made his Arsenal debut in a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace. Twelve weeks later, the man who bo(...)

Black and white trim blazer €70, striped shirt (men’s) €47.50, tights €8, boots €140, cap €20, black belt €24, messenger bag €4,120, leather gloves €54 at Marks & Spencers

Military glam is always in fashion. It’s a look easy to understand and easy to interpret. Take the furry-hooded parka, a mainstream artillery for c(...)