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Archives: Chelsea

Watch Didier Drogba’s emotional farewell at Chelsea [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport

Didier Drogba declared his thanks and love for Chelsea, Roman Abramovich, Jose Mourinho and Frank Lampard after being carried from the field following his final appearance for the Blues. Drogba is adored at Stamford Bridge after an eight-year first spell … Continue reading

Chelsea’s undeniable influence on Middlesbrough’s extraordinary season

Posted on by Olly Huddlestone

Middlesbrough are 90 minutes away from returning to the Premier League, and there’s plenty of optimism around Teesside as manager Aitor Karanka has his team in a confident mood going into the Wembley showdown with Norwich on Monday. This optimism and belief has … Continue reading

Chelsea crowned Premier League champions for 2014/15 [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport

Chelsea bade farewell to Didier Drogba before coming from behind to beat Sunderland 3-1 and lift the Premier League trophy on a day of celebration, farewells and potential goodbyes. The title was sealed with three matches to go after a … Continue reading

Watch Didier Drogba carried off by teammates in Chelsea farewell [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

In a pre-planned move, Jose Mourinho substituted Didier Drogba in his final game for Chelsea. Not only did the Chelsea legend receive huge applause from the crowd at Stamford Bridge, but the Chelsea footballers carried him off the field in … Continue reading

Didier Drogba announces departure from Chelsea

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba today announced he will be departing the club for the second time but he still feels he has one more season as a player before retirement. Speaking to the Official Chelsea website, Drogba said: “I want to … Continue reading

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho named Premier League manager of the season

Posted on by PA Sport

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been named Barclays Premier League manager of the season. Mourinho guided Chelsea to their first Premier League title in five years earlier this month which completed a domestic double, the Blues having beaten Tottenham in … Continue reading

Top 5 managers of the Premier League season

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

League sponsor Barclays announced its nominees for the Premier League Manager of the season for 2014-15 award on Thursday with the only surprise exclusion being the self-proclaimed “best manager in the league” John Carver. Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho led the way after leading the … Continue reading

Zola hails Eden Hazard’s progress at Chelsea

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Footballer of the Year Eden Hazard has developed into the complete midfielder under the guidance of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, according to former Blues forward Gianfranco Zola. Belgium international Hazard was forced to miss Thursday night's Football Writers' Association 2015 … Continue reading

English teams must lift their game to ensure fourth place remains a Champions League spot

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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For so many years, the narrative in English soccer has been “finish fourth, finish fourth”. The Premier League’s fourth and final Champions League spot is awarded to the team that finished in fourth, and has been for years. It always seemed … Continue reading

Petr Cech prepared to quit Chelsea after 11 years at club

Posted on by PA Sport

Petr Cech is prepared to leave Chelsea after 11 years for a Premier League rival this summer, according to his agent. After a decade as number one, Cech, who is 33 on Wednesday, has found himself second choice behind Thibaut … Continue reading

WBA vs Chelsea, Gameweek 37: TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States: West Bromwich Albion vs Chelsea, 3pm ET, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra SEE MORE • Where to find Premier League Extra Time and how to use NBC Sports Live Extra • How to … Continue reading

Do the Premier League’s top 4 spots look impenetrable for the foreseeable future?

Posted on by Matt Jones
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An insightful piece from Sean Ingle in the the Guardian recently suggested that supporters of the Premier League actually prefer a season that goes as expected. The article refers to various studies carried out on what fans are after from their soccer … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho rejects potential Real Madrid return, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid have drawn up a list of potential replacements for manager Carlo Ancelotti, and one of the names in the mix was Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho. However, Mourinho rejected the La Liga club’s interest and reiterated his stance that … Continue reading

A closer look at whether Chelsea can dominate the Premier League for years to come

Posted on by Caleb Sage

After four years of Manchester supremacy, Chelsea have finally won their fourth Premier League title. But can they go on to become a real force in England’s top flight, or is another City and United cycle inevitable? With the players … Continue reading

Chelsea complete signing of Brazilian midfielder Nathan

Posted on by PA Sport

Chelsea have signed Brazilian midfielder Nathan from Atletico Paranaense for an undisclosed fee. The 19-year-old will move to Stamford Bridge on July 1. Nathan bolsters the ranks of Brazilians at Chelsea, joining Ramires, Willian, Oscar and Filipe Luis. The Blues … Continue reading

Petr Cech in talks with Besiktas over summer move

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

Chelsea legend Petr Cech has began negotiations with Turkish side Besiktas over a summer move after playing second fiddle to Thibaut Courtois this season. The 32-year-old is frustrated by his lack of game time having made just five Premier League … Continue reading

Eden Hazard named Footballer of the Year by Football Writers’ Association

Posted on by PA Sport

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard has been voted the 2015 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association. The Belgium international topped the poll of 300-plus journalists with 53 per cent of the vote, comfortably ahead of Tottenham striker Harry … Continue reading

Watch Chelsea 1-1 Liverpool match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport

Brendan Rodgers felt Chelsea playmaker Cesc Fabregas should have been sent off in the opening minute as his Liverpool side's Champions League hopes were all but ended at Stamford Bridge. Steven Gerrard was given a rousing ovation after withdrawing from … Continue reading