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Diego Costa gives Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho cause for concern

Jose Mourinho admits Diego Costa runs the risk of breaking down if the injury-plagued Chelsea striker is pushed too hard.

Wayne Rooney sent off for Manchester United as Chelsea march on

Wayne Rooney

Martyn Herman Spoils were shared in two huge Premier League derbies, Chelsea's cracking start continued with a 3-0 win over Aston Villa and Wayne Rooney produced a Jekyll and Hyde display in a nervy Manchester...

Chelsea's Jose Mourinho accuses City's Manuel Pellegrini of "killing" referee Clattenburg

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reopened his spat with Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini on Friday by accusing the Chilean of hypocrisy and saying he had "killed" referee Mark Clattenburg with...

Magnificent seven for Man City, Chelsea progress

Manchester City's midfielder Frank Lampard scored twice.

Frank Lampard and Edin Dzeko scored twice as holders Manchester City sailed into the English League Cup fourth round with a crushing 7-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday and Chelsea beat Bolton Wanderers...

Manuel Pellegrini blasts Chelsea calling the Blues a 'small' team

Graham Chase Manuel Pellegrini blasted Chelsea as a "small" team and predicted more to come from Frank Lampard who scored against his former club in a tense 1-1 Premier League draw.

Lampard turns on Chelsea as Man Utd humbled by Leicester

Muted celebration: Frank Lampard scored against his former club.

Emotional Frank Lampard rescued a point for champions Manchester City against former club Chelsea on Sunday while Manchester United gave up a 3-1 lead to slump to a shock 5-3 defeat at Leicester.

Manchester City bid to keep Chelsea in check

Manchester City are winless in three matches in all competitions.

Tom Williams Stung by a last-minute defeat in the Champions League, Manchester City will attempt to make up ground in the Premier League title race when they host leaders Chelsea on Sunday.

Chelsea frustrated in draw with Schalke

Chelsea's Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic (R) vies with Schalke's Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

Chelsea have made a spluttering start to their Champions League campaign as Klaas-Jan Huntelaar's second-half equaliser earned Schalke a surprise 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.

Diego Costa grabs hat-trick for Chelsea, City draw at Arsenal

Hat-trick: Chelsea striker Diego Costa continued his goal-scoring spree.

Toby Davis Diego Costa continued his stunning start to life at Chelsea with a hat-trick in a 4-2 win over Swansea City on Saturday while champions Manchester City were staring up the table after snatching a 2-2...

Fernando Torres ends his Chelsea ordeal with AC Milan move

Free man: Fernando Torres will join Italy's AC Milan on loan.

Jason Burt, Oliver Brown Fernando Torres has agreed a two-year deal to join AC Milan and finally end one of the most disastrous moves in Premier League history.

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Chelsea hit Everton for six as Man City lose at home

Diego Costa

Toby Davis It was a day of role reversal as Jose Mourinho's often cautious Chelsea thumped Everton 6-3 in a thriller on Saturday while champions Manchester City's attacking talents were blunted in a shock 1-0...

Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas steer Chelsea to victory over Burnley

On the scoresheet: Diego Costa, right, celebrates with teammate Andre Schurrle.

New signings Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas made an instant impact for Chelsea as they launched their Premier League title bid with a confident 3-1 win at promoted Burnley on Monday.

Cesc Fabregas orchestrates victory on his Chelsea debut

Burnley's Michael Duff (L) challenges Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas during the English Premier League match in northern England on Monday.

Henry Winter Cesc Fabregas returned in style to English soccer, orchestrating victory on his Chelsea debut, showing the range of passing and vision formerly enjoyed by Arsenal.

Chelsea's Jose Mourinho: I will not apologise to Petr Cech

Jose Mourinho

Matt Law Jose Mourinho has offered goalkeeper Petr Cech no apology for refusing to speak privately with him over his demotion to the Chelsea substitutes' bench.

English Premier League: Arsenal salvage late Everton draw, Chelsea win

Arsenal

Mike Collett Arsenal showed the resilience that could underpin a Premier League title challenge when they scored twice in the closing minutes to draw 2-2 at Everton after the home side largely dominated the match...

Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas is the EPL's signing of the summer

Cesc Fabregas

Matt Law The number on his back may be familiar, but the hairstyle has changed, the face is slightly more weathered, and the colour is certainly different for Cesc Fabregas.

English Premier League preview: New signing Diego Costa gives Jose Mourinho's Chelsea the edge

Got their man: Chelsea's new signing Diego Costa with Chelsea teammates Gary Cahill and John Terry.

Henry Winter It began as a plan, became a chant and is now a reality that could define a classic Premier League season.

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Ivory Coast and Chelsea star Didier Drogba retires from international football

Didier Drogba.

Mark Gleeson Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has announced his international retirement on Friday after scoring 61 goals in 103 appearances for his country.

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois convinced he is Jose Mourinho's No. 1 choice ahead of Petr Cech

Petr Cech

Matt Law Thibaut Courtois is convinced he will start the season as Chelsea's No.1 and end Petr Cech's 10-year grip on the club's goalkeeping gloves.

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Pastore stunner seals PSG win over Chelsea

Javier Pastore

Julien Pretot Javier Pastore's brilliant individual goal in stoppage time put the gloss on Paris St Germain's 3-1 Champions League quarter-final first leg win over Chelsea on Wednesday to leave the French side...