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Irish Independent - Mon Sep 24 5:04 AM
Maurizio Sarri maintained Chelsea remain a work in progress after they stumbled for the first time this season.
Irish Independent - Mon Sep 24 3:07 AM
Chelsea may be only two points behind Liverpool at the top of the Premier League but they are "maybe one year" in arrears in where they are as a team, according to head coach Maurizio Sarri.
Irish Independent - Mon Sep 24 3:07 AM
Maurizio Sarri is clear what he wants from his players to make Chelsea into a genuine Sarri team.
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 23 8:44 PM
Liverpool maintained their flawless start to the season by sweeping aside Southampton, but Chelsea’s 100 per cent record disappeared after they drew a blank at West Ham.
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 23 7:53 PM
West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini was quick to highlight the contribution of Declan Rice after his side held Chelsea scoreless for the first time this season in London this afternoon.
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 23 7:02 PM
West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini was quick to highlight the contribution of Declan Rice after his side held Chelsea scoreless for the first time this season in London this afternoon.
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 23 5:15 PM
Maurizio Sarri admitted he had to be satisfied with a point after seeing his 100 per cent record as Chelsea boss ended at West Ham.
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 23 3:53 PM
Chelsea’s perfect start to the season came to a halt as they were held to a goalless draw at West Ham.
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 23 3:35 PM
Chelsea's perfect start to the season came to a halt as they were held to a goalless draw at West Ham.
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 23 11:04 AM
Declan Rice has urged West Ham to carry over the momentum from their first win of the season for the visit of London rivals Chelsea this afternoon.
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 22 4:20 PM
Declan Rice has urged West Ham to carry over the momentum from their first win of the season for the visit of London rivals Chelsea on Sunday.
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 22 3:15 PM
One moment that sums up what it must be like to play against Eden Hazard should be very familiar to followers of Irish football.
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 22 11:22 AM
Cesar Azpilicueta assumed the captain’s armband on Thursday night but Maurizio Sarri still will not confirm his permanent Chelsea skipper.
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 22 9:18 AM
Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri is the latest Premier League boss to call for assistance on fixture scheduling to boost English clubs’ chances in Europe.
Irish Independent - Fri Sep 21 11:35 AM
Chelsea’s preparations for Sunday’s Premier League clash at West Ham have been disrupted after the Blues were forced to delay their return from Greece.
Irish Independent - Fri Sep 21 5:15 AM
Only goals can boost the fragile confidence of Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata, according to head coach Maurizio Sarri.
Irish Independent - Fri Sep 21 2:30 AM
Maurizio Sarri is a self-confessed fiend for nicotine and, six games into his reign at Chelsea, he must feel like he is chomping on cigars.
Irish Independent - Thu Sep 20 8:14 PM
Willian silenced PAOK Salonika as Chelsea enjoyed a winning start to their Europa League campaign in Thessaloniki.
Irish Independent - Thu Sep 20 3:00 AM
Eden Hazard has been left in London after complaining of tiredness, as Maurizio Sarri prepares for the start of Chelsea's Europa League campaign.
Irish Independent - Wed Sep 19 10:37 AM
Wales international Ethan Ampadu has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the Premier League club have announced.
Irish Independent - Wed Sep 19 10:12 AM
Wales international Ethan Ampadu has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the Premier League club have announced.
Irish Independent - Wed Sep 19 9:58 AM
Juventus winger Douglas Costa has been suspended for four Serie A matches after spitting at Sassuolo's Federico Di Francesco during Sunday's game, the Italian league has said.
Irish Independent - Mon Sep 17 9:29 PM
Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante celebrated Saturday’s victory over Cardiff by accepting an invitation to play Fifa and watch Match of the Day over a curry at the house of an Arsenal fan he had just met.
Irish Independent - Mon Sep 17 2:30 AM
Maurizio Sarri may have the services of the best player in Europe, but the Italian knows that, for all Eden Hazard's brilliance in attack, Chelsea's chances of winning the Premier League are undermined by their failings in defence.
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 16 6:30 PM
By the time Willian bent his magnificent shot high to Neil Etheridge's left, it had all started to feel straightforward for Chelsea. At first glance, they had done a fine job of undermining Maurizio Sarri's pleas for patience once again.
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 16 5:56 PM
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first Juventus goals as the defending Serie A champions extended their 100 per cent start to the season with a 2-1 home win over Sassuolo.
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 16 2:20 PM
Eden Hazard has hailed Chelsea team-mate Olivier Giroud as the world’s best target man.
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 15 8:20 PM
Jose Mourinho saw his Manchester United side win back-to-back Premier League games for the first time this season despite Nemanja Matic's late red card.
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 15 8:04 PM
Jose Mourinho saw his Manchester United side win back-to-back Premier League games for the first time this season despite Nemanja Matic’s late red card.
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 15 5:23 PM
Chelsea climbed to the top of the Premier League table after Eden Hazard's hat-trick inspired Maurizio Sarri's side to a 4-1 comeback victory over Cardiff.