Pedro stars as Chelsea records first victory

Aug 24, 2015

Pedro stars as Chelsea records first victory

Pedro Rodriguez was signed by Chelsea to inject some life into the English champions after their lackluster start to the season. He only needed 30 minutes to do just that. The Spain forward scored one goal and set up another in his first half-hour ...

Rampant City romps to win over Chelsea

Aug 17, 2015

Rampant City romps to win over Chelsea

One point from two games. An unseemly spat with medical staff. A porous defense. A rival back to its rampant best. The problems are piling up for Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho early in its Premier League title defense. In the first heavyweight showdown of ...

Defending champion Chelsea held by Swansea

Aug 9, 2015

Defending champion Chelsea held by Swansea

Chelsea began its English Premier League title defense with a red card for goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and a 2-2 draw at home to Swansea on a frustrating opening Saturday at Stamford Bridge. Jose Mourinho’s side twice had the lead, but paid the price for ...

Arsenal edges Chelsea in Community Shield

Aug 3, 2015

Arsenal edges Chelsea in Community Shield

Arsene Wenger finally earned his first win over Jose Mourinho on Sunday as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s first-half goal gave Arsenal a 1-0 victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield. Oxlade-Chamberlain received the ball on the right edge of the area in the 24th minute and ...

Chelsea edges Barcelona in friendly

Jul 29, 2015

Chelsea edges Barcelona in friendly

Reigning Premier League champion Chelsea and reigning European king Barcelona exited Tuesday’s friendly showdown injured but intensely motivated as they return to Europe to defend their crowns. Chelsea captured the International Champions Cup victory 4-2 on penalty kicks after the teams were deadlocked 2-2 ...

Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Drogba

Jul 28, 2015

Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Drogba

The Montreal Impact added an established scoring presence when they traded for former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba on Monday. Drogba moves to North America following his second spell at Chelsea, where he won the league title last season. The 37-year-old Cote d’Ivoire forward signed ...

Jul 23, 2015

Red Bulls 'B' team stuns Chelsea

A New York Red Bulls team made up of mostly developmental third-division players scored four second-half goals and stunned Chelsea 4-2 on Wednesday night in the English Premier League champion’s first game on its U.S. preseason exhibition tour. Sean Davis scored twice and Franklin ...

Ranieri named new manager of Leicester City

Jul 14, 2015

Ranieri named new manager of Leicester City

Leicester City sprang a major surprise by hiring former Chelsea boss Claudio Ranieri as its new manager on Monday. Ranieri makes his shock return to the English top-flight after emerging as the preferred choice of the club’s Thai owners to replace the fired Nigel ...

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 ...