Jun 30, 2015

Veteran goalkeeper Cech moves to Arsenal

Goalkeeper Petr Cech ended his trophy-filled, 11-year stay at Chelsea by signing with Premier League rival Arsenal on Monday after losing his starting place with the English champion. Arsenal said the 33-year-old Cech has signed a “long-term contract for an undisclosed fee,” with British ...

Jun 11, 2015

Mourinho given six-month driving ban for speeding

A British court has banned Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho from driving for six months after he was caught speeding. The Portuguese coach pleaded guilty to the offense but was not at the hearing at Staines Magistrates’ Court in Surrey on Wednesday. Mourinho was ordered ...

May 12, 2015

FC Tokyo's Muto expected to join Bundesliga side Mainz

Japan striker Yoshinori Muto’s European destination will likely not be Chelsea but Mainz of the Bundesliga, sources with knowledge of the FC Tokyo player’s decision told Kyodo News through Tuesday. According to the sources, Tokyo and Mainz are deep into talks for the 22-year-old’s ...

Chelsea claims Premier League title after five-year wait

May 4, 2015

Chelsea claims Premier League title after five-year wait

The five-year drought is over. Chelsea is Premier League champion again — with three games to spare. Chelsea’s players danced around the field after securing the title with a scrappy 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Sunday that encapsulated the recent cautious pragmatism of ...

Chelsea puts title in sight

Apr 30, 2015

Chelsea puts title in sight

Chelsea staged a second-half comeback to beat Leicester 3-1 on Wednesday and move to within three points of capturing the Premier League trophy. Jose Mourinho’s side holds a 13-point lead and can clinch a first league title in five years by beating Crystal Palace ...

Chelsea closes in on league crown

Apr 19, 2015

Chelsea closes in on league crown

While rarely ruthless, Chelsea is easing to the English Premier League title. With a 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Saturday, Chelsea surged 10 points clear of Arsenal. But as Arsenal’s hopes of a first league title since 2004 took a further hit, the ...

Mourinho coy on Muto

Apr 11, 2015

Mourinho coy on Muto

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was remaining quiet about a prospective deal to bring FC Tokyo striker Yoshinori Muto to Stamford Bridge, but said Friday he would not allow commercial interests to influence his decision to sign a player for the club, according to England’s ...

Rooney knocks out Spurs; Chelsea held by Southampton

Mar 16, 2015

Rooney knocks out Spurs; Chelsea held by Southampton

Chelsea failed to fully capitalize on Manchester City’s stumble in the Premier League title race by only drawing against Southampton on Sunday, while Wayne Rooney landed a blow to Tottenham’s Champions League hopes in Manchester United’s most impressive victory this season. Chelsea extended its ...

Chelsea wins  League Cup

Mar 2, 2015

Chelsea wins League Cup

The longest title drought of Jose Mourinho’s managerial career ended, and the prospects of League Cup glory being followed by Premier League glory also improved on Sunday. Before Premier League leader Chelsea beat Tottenham 2-0 in the first final of the English season, second-place ...