Roberto Di Matteo played down the talk of a revenge mission as Chelsea visited Gelsenkirchen to take on his Schalke side - but it was embarrassment that greeted the Italian as the Blues eased into the knockout stages of the Champions League tonight.
Yaya Toure has vowed not to let the racists wear him down after becoming the target of online abuse this week.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has told some of his fringe players they have made his next team selection “easy” after they failed to make the most of their opportunity against Shrewsbury.
Chelsea have appointed former Liverpool managing director Christian Purslow as their new head of global commercial activities.
They really do look like the originals, too. Well, most of them do.
Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw by Schalke in Group G tonight as Jose Mourinho's men were unable to carry their peerless Premier League performances into the Champions League.
Chelsea and AC Milan have agreed terms for the two-year loan deal of striker Fernando Torres to the Italian club, the Blues have announced.
Thibaut Courtois wants Petr Cech to stay at Stamford Bridge – but has no intention of giving back his place in the Chelsea goal.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that a possible return for Didier Drogba is in his thoughts.
Diego Costa looks set to finally get his dream move to Chelsea after the Barclays Premier League club met the buy-out clause in the Atletico Madrid striker’s contract.
Jose Mourinho has confirmed he is interested in bringing Cesc Fabregas to Chelsea with the midfielder seemingly on the brink of leaving Barcelona.
John Terry’s Chelsea future was confirmed as a priority yesterday, but the fates of Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole are still to be clarified.
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has undergone successful surgery on his shoulder injury, the club have announced.
The Chelsea futures of captain John Terry, left-back Ashley Cole and record goalscorer Frank Lampard remain uncertain after manager Jose Mourinho insisted there was no urgency to agree new deals with the trio.
Chelsea midfielder Ramires will miss the Blues’ title run-in after accepting a four-match ban for violent conduct.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, his assistant Rui Faria and midfielder Ramires have been charged by the Football Association for their actions in last Saturday’s controversial loss to Sunderland.
Jose Mourinho has no particular desire to take on former club Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals, when he believes Chelsea’s “special spirit” can again prove the difference.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho believes it is unacceptable that those playing for the Premier League title and to avoid relegation will not have completed the same number of games until the final week of the season.
Chelsea recovered from their recent malaise to return to the top of the Barclays Premier League with a routine 3-0 victory over Stoke.
Chelsea have confirmed that there were two incidents involving supporters in Istanbul on yesterday evening, with police warning it is “not safe” for fans to use the Metro to and from the Champions League last-16 clash with Galatasaray.
Jose Mourinho will attempt to thwart Chelsea favourite Didier Drogba, having spent much of the build-up to the Champions League last-16 explaining comments about his own strikers.
Captain John Terry is available to return but David Luiz is out of Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Everton on Saturday.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho described Arsene Wenger as “a specialist in failure” as he responded to the Arsenal manager’s Premier League title race taunt this morning.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes his side last night underlined just why they are the ’little horse’ in this season’s Barclays Premier League title race.
Chelsea have announced manager Jose Mourinho underwent surgery on his elbow on Monday in an attempt to cure a long-standing complaint.
Jose Mourinho is determined to eclipse his own managerial record under Roman Abramovich by completing his contract as Chelsea manager.
Chelsea have sold Kevin de Bruyne to Wolfsburg after the Belgian midfielder failed in a second attempt to establish himself at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is targeting victory in Champions League Group E after a Fernando Torres double helped secure a 3-0 win at Schalke.
England left-back Ashley Cole did not travel to Germany with Chelsea for tomorrow's crucial Champions League Group E clash at Schalke.
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has suffered a medial collateral ligament injury to his left knee and will be out of action for approximately three weeks, the Premier League club have confirmed.
Swindon 0 Chelsea 2
Chelsea avoided a potential Capital One Cup third-round banana skin as they did enough to see off a gutsy Swindon side tonight.
Chelsea 2 Fulham 0
John Obi Mikel scored his first Premier League goal as Chelsea beat Fulham in the west London derby at Stamford Bridge and won for the first time in a month.
Chelsea have completed the signing of Willian from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala, the Barclays Premier League club have announced on their website.
Chelsea 2 Aston Villa 1
Branislav Ivanovic avoided a red card before scoring the winner as Chelsea broke Aston Villa's stubborn resistance to win tonight's Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge.
Juan Mata and Demba Ba start for Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea in tonight’s Premier League clash with Aston Villa.
Defenders David Luiz and Tomas Kalas are Chelsea’s only absentees for their Premier League clash with Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge.
Fernando Torres has warned their rivals both he and the rest of Jose Mourinho’s new-look Chelsea squad will be ready to hit the ground running when the Barclays Premier League campaign kicks off again later this month.
Fernando Torres remains central to returning manager Jose Mourinho's plans for Chelsea this season.
Fernando Torres has reiterated his commitment to Chelsea and is hoping he has a role to play under “demanding” new Blues coach Jose Mourinho.
Fernando Torres has emphasised he wants to stay at Chelsea under new boss Jose Mourinho.
New Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho insists John Terry will always remain the club's captain, but will not offer the defender any selection guarantees.
Jose Mourinho insists it will be hard work – not money – which will take Chelsea back to the top of the tree.
Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas insists he bears former coach Jose Mourinho no ill will and has wished him luck at Chelsea.
The Premier League has apologised to Chelsea after an article which appeared to confirm Jose Mourinho as the club’s new manager was published on its official website.
Petr Cech has questioned the Premier League rule which could mean Chelsea have to play Arsenal in an end-of-season play-off.
Frank Lampard added a Europa League winner’s medal to his collection and then spelt out his desire to finally sign a new deal at Chelsea.
Rafael Benitez hopes to guide Chelsea to a Champions League return before handing over to his successor – and the Spaniard has suggested the new boss will be Jose Mourinho.
Defenders Ashley Cole and Gary Cahill trained today and could return to contention for Chelsea’s Barclays Premier League clash at Liverpool on Sunday.
Chelsea 3 Steaua Bucharest 1 (Agg: 3-2)
Fernando Torres fired Chelsea into the quarter-finals of the Europa League but also missed a penalty as last season’s Champions League winners overcame Steaua Bucharest in the last-16 clash at Stamford Bridge.
Goalkeeper Peter Cech is available following a calf strain for Chelsea’s Premier League trip to Newcastle.
Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez is adamant his team are still heading in the right direction under his stewardship despite watching them throw away a two-goal lead in a frantic finale at Reading last night.
Gary Cahill refuses to concede the Premier League title race to the Manchester clubs, insisting a triumphant run would propel Chelsea back into contention.
Ashley Cole has agreed to sign a new contract at Chelsea, it is understood.
Interim manager Rafael Benitez believes Demba Ba's arrival at Chelsea will help make Fernando Torres a better player.
John Terry was today urged by hundreds of Chelsea fans to try to talk Roman Abramovich into giving Frank Lampard a new contract after revealing his own devastation at his team-mate’s impending departure.
Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu is expected to be out for six months after undergoing surgery on Monday, the Premier League club have announced.
Avram Grant has ruled out returning to Chelsea to either replace or work alongside beleaguered interim manager Rafael Benitez.
Chelsea today announced they had agreed terms to sign Fluminense full-back Wallace.
Fernando Torres has insisted he wants to stay at Chelsea and win more trophies.
Chelsea today insisted there is “no truth” in reports that Avram Grant is to return to Stamford Bridge as an advisor to interim manager Rafa Benitez.