Costa scores in return to Chelsea

Jan 23, 2017

Costa scores in return to Chelsea

With everyone still waiting for him to clear up the ambiguity over last weekend’s absence from the Chelsea team, Diego Costa did his talking on the pitch on Sunday. Costa marked his return to the side for his 100th Chelsea appearance by scoring the ...

Chelsea shrugs off Costa's absence

Jan 15, 2017

Chelsea shrugs off Costa's absence

Chelsea made light of striker Diego Costa’s absence to extend its lead at the top of the Premier League to seven points on Saturday with a 3-0 win at champion Leicester City. After a Harry Kane-inspired Tottenham Hotspur and a ruthless Arsenal side kept ...

Jan 14, 2017

Chelsea to leave Costa off team

Diego Costa’s Chelsea career could be coming to a fiery abrupt end, a possible setback to the English Premier League leaders’ pursuit of the title. The league’s top scorer didn’t travel with the team to Leicester after a dispute with the coaching staff, and ...

Chelsea's Mikel on the move to Chinese Super League

Jan 6, 2017

Chelsea's Mikel on the move to Chinese Super League

John Obi Mikel has followed Chelsea midfielder Oscar to the Chinese Super League by leaving Stamford Bridge on Friday to join Tianjin TEDA. The defensive midfielder made over 370 appearances in his 10 1/2 years at the London club but said it was time ...

Chelsea's win streak ended at 13

Jan 5, 2017

Chelsea's win streak ended at 13

Dele Alli underlined his growing reputation by single-handedly ending Chelsea’s 13-match winning run Wednesday, scoring two headed goals to give Tottenham a 2-0 victory over the Premier League leaders. The defense has been the bedrock of Chelsea’s three-month hot streak but Alli was gifted ...

Chelsea notches 12th straight Premier League win

Dec 27, 2016

Chelsea notches 12th straight Premier League win

Spanish forward Pedro Rodriguez scored twice as red-hot leader Chelsea crushed Bournemouth 3-0 on Monday to register a club-record 12th consecutive Premier League victory. Pedro struck either side of Eden Hazard’s 50th English League goal at Stamford Bridge as Antonio Conte’s side opened up ...

Klopp laments luck on injury front

Dec 26, 2016

Klopp laments luck on injury front

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes a little more luck on the injury front is all that is separating his team from Premier League leader Chelsea as the Reds prepare to face Stoke City on Tuesday. The Anfield club spent Christmas in second place in ...

Dec 25, 2016

Lampard keen to play for Chelsea again

Frank Lampard admitted on Saturday he would relish a return to Chelsea as a player and is keen to rejoin the Premier League leaders in some capacity even if he is not offered a deal. The former England midfielder is Chelsea’s all-time leading goalscorer ...

Chelsea reveling in early success

Dec 25, 2016

Chelsea reveling in early success

Antonio Conte’s first few months as Chelsea manager could hardly have gone any better as his side heads into the holiday period six points clear atop the Premier League standings. The west London club faces Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on Monday and will be ...

Chelsea sinks Crystal Palace

Dec 18, 2016

Chelsea sinks Crystal Palace

Diego Costa earned Chelsea a 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday as the Premier League leaders claimed a club record-tying 11th consecutive league victory. Costa headed home Cesar Azpilicueta’s cross in the 43rd minute at a foggy Selhurst Park to send Antonio Conte’s ...