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London Evening Standard - Mon Sep 25 7:05 PM
Alexis Sanchez has returned to the Arsenal starting lineup after missing the XI that began the 0-0 draw at Chelsea eight days ago, but there is still no room for Mesut Ozil in the starting XI.
London Evening Standard - Mon Sep 25 11:19 AM
Gary Cahill says he never had any doubts that Alvaro Morata would be able to replace Diego Costa as Chelsea's main striker.
London Evening Standard - Mon Sep 25 10:41 AM
Chelsea captain Gary Cahill is facing an anxious wait to see if he will be recalled to the starting line-up to face Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night.
London Evening Standard - Sun Sep 24 10:30 PM
Antonio Conte is convinced his cautious selection policy with Eden Hazard will pay off for Chelsea.
London Evening Standard - Sun Sep 24 10:30 PM
Thibaut Courtois admits he will miss his close friend Diego Costa but hopes Chelsea don't face the forward in the Champions League later this season.
London Evening Standard - Sun Sep 24 10:05 PM
Chelsea Ladies boss Emma Hayes appeared to rule herself out of contention to replace Mark Sampson with England after vowing to stay with her club for the long term.
London Evening Standard - Sun Sep 24 5:10 PM
Chelsea's bid to land the Women's Super League 1 title began in confident fashion with a 6-0 victory against Bristol City at Kingsmeadow.
London Evening Standard - Sun Sep 24 1:24 PM
Hat-trick hero Alvaro Morata says Chelsea sent a message to their Premier League rivals with their thumping victory at Stoke.
London Evening Standard - Sun Sep 24 8:42 AM
Mark Hughes has insisted Chelsea have been "flattered" by the 4-0 score as Stoke City were beaten at home on Saturday.
London Evening Standard - Sat Sep 23 10:33 PM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte insisted that, despite defeating Stoke City 4-0 on Saturday, that their victory at the Britannia Stadium was anything but easy.
London Evening Standard - Sat Sep 23 8:30 PM
Alvaro Morata's treble against Stoke City has brought him level with Manchester duo Sergio Aguero and Romelu Lukaku in the race for the Premier League Golden Boot.
London Evening Standard - Sat Sep 23 7:11 PM
Alvaro Morata has thanked fans for his new song after Chelsea condemned a previous chant which included anti-Semitic language.
London Evening Standard - Sat Sep 23 5:59 PM
Antonio Conte has allayed fears over an injury to Thibaut Courtois, insisting the Chelsea goalkeeper is ready to face Atletico Madrid.
London Evening Standard - Sat Sep 23 5:18 PM
Alvaro Morata scored a hat-trick as third-placed Chelsea kept up their pursuit of Manchester's Premier League pace-setters by routing Stoke City 4-0 on Saturday.
London Evening Standard - Sat Sep 23 4:50 PM
Alvaro Morata scored a hat-trick as Chelsea made easy work of Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday.
London Evening Standard - Sat Sep 23 10:36 AM
Willian says Chelsea's next two Premier League matches are "like finals" as the Blues try to stay on the coattails of the leaders.
London Evening Standard - Sat Sep 23 8:46 AM
Diego Costa admitted he had not joined Atletico Madrid in the manner he had wanted as he landed in the Spanish capital to complete his acrimonious transfer from Chelsea.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 10:30 PM
Antonio Conte says Alvaro Morata is the kind of man people want their daughters to marry, but the Chelsea coach insists the striker will have to get meaner on the pitch.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 10:30 PM
Antonio Conte has promised to shake hands with Diego Costa if they meet during Chelsea's trip to face Atletico Madrid next week.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 7:40 PM
If Arsenal can go into games with the same mentality they showed against Chelsea, then I think they might go on a little run.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 6:36 PM
Alvaro Morata is a different player to Diego Costa so it is hard to say he has filled his boots.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 5:41 PM
Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis has welcomed the signing of "one of the three best strikers in the world" after his side agreed a fee with Chelsea for Diego Costa.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 3:55 PM
Olivier Giroud's stunning scorpion kick and Nemanja Matic's FA Cup semi-final thunderbolt are among the nominees for the Fifa Puskas Award.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 3:28 PM
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte admits his side's ability to challenge for the Premier League and Champions League will be sorely put to the test over the week.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 2:48 PM
Antonio Conte put his fall-out with Diego Costa in the past by thanking the striker for his contribution to Chelsea.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 1:26 PM
Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi has been named on the shortlist for the first Checkatrade Trophy Player of the Round award.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 10:54 AM
Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi has thanked 'crazy' Diego Costa for his support during their time together after the champions announced they had reached a deal with Atletico Madrid for the sale of the Spanish international in January.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 10:51 AM
Kurt Zouma admits he wants Stoke City to beat his parent club Chelsea at the bet365 Stadium.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 10:48 AM
Diego Costa says he harbours no ill feeling towards Chelsea or their coach Antonio Conte as he flies to Madrid to complete a £57.2m move to Atletico.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 10:05 AM
Wilfried Zaha has said he is working hard to return from his knee injury against Chelsea next month.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 9:11 AM
19 moments that define Costa's rollercoaster relationship with Chelsea
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 8:04 AM
Ilkay Gundogan has been cleared of serious injury following tests on his left knee and could return for Manchester City to face Chelsea.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 22 6:30 AM
Diego Costa insists that 'everything is cool' between himself and Chelsea after Atletico Madrid moved closer to re-signing the Spain international.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 21 7:25 PM
Tammy Abraham has reaffirmed his commitment to England following claims from Nigeria that they had secured his senior international allegiance.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 21 5:51 PM
Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko was on Thursday involved in a minor car accident.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 21 3:08 PM
Over nine months of speculation appears to be coming to an end with the news that Chelsea have agreed a deal for Diego Costa to return to Atletico Madrid.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 21 2:53 PM
Chelsea and Atletico Madrid have confirmed they have reached an agreement over the transfer of Diego Costa, subject to agreement over personal terms and a medical.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 21 10:47 AM
For many professionals, getting the chance to play against Lionel Messi at the Camp Nou would be hard to beat. Charly Musonda had the opportunity to do just that at the age of 19 last year when he came on as a second-half substitute for Real Betis.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 21 9:46 AM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been handed a double boost with the news that Pedro and David Luiz will be available for selection over the next week.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 21 9:03 AM
Diego Costa could be about to finalise a £57.2million transfer back to Atletico Madrid before Chelsea face them in the Champions League next Wednesday.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 21 6:55 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that Chelsea have been handed a 'tough' Fourth Round draw in the EFL Cup, with Premier League rivals Everton set to visit Stamford Bridge, but that he plans to continue to rotate his squad.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 10:55 PM
Michy Batshuayi scored a hat-trick as Chelsea provided a glimpse of the future with a 5-1 EFL Cup rout of Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 10:38 PM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has called on his younger players to keep improving after impressing when handed a chance in their 5-1 EFL Cup win over Nottingham Forest.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 10:05 PM
Liverpool were the only big-name casualty of the EFL Cup third round as the favourites for the competition remained in the fight heading into the fourth round.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 10:02 PM
Chelsea have been drawn against Everton in the Fourth Round of the EFL Cup.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 9:56 PM
Chelsea cruised to victory in their EFL Cup Third Round tie as Charly Musonda, one of four debutants at Stamford Bridge, marked the occasion with his first goal in their 5-1 win over Nottingham Forest.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 7:45 PM
Chelsea defender David Luiz has vowed to play through the pain barrier after fracturing his wrist against Arsenal on Sunday.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 6:38 PM
Antonio Conte has handed Chelsea star Eden Hazard his first start of the season in their EFL Cup Third Round tie with Nottingham Forest.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 2:58 PM
Harry Kane and Gareth Bale are the only British players included on a 55-man shortlist for a FIFA team of the year.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 11:15 AM
Fifa are investigating Chelsea for allegedly breaching regulations over the signing of young foreign players.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 10:17 AM
No matter what Andreas Christensen achieves at Chelsea this season, he has already provided the club's youngsters with some much-needed hope.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 8:07 AM
Antonio Conte has warned both Manchester United and neighbours City that Chelsea will fight to the wire to defend their Premier League title this season.
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 20 8:02 AM
Antonio Conte looks set to hand Brazilian wing-back Kenedy the chance to revive his Chelsea career when they face Nottingham Forest in the League Cup on Wednesday.
London Evening Standard - Tue Sep 19 5:42 PM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is seeing encouraging signs in the speed with which summer signing Tiemoue Bakayoko has adapted to the Premier League.
London Evening Standard - Tue Sep 19 3:02 PM
Eden Hazard will start for Chelsea for the first time this season in Wednesday's League Cup third-round tie with Nottingham Forest.
London Evening Standard - Tue Sep 19 2:50 PM
Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck will be out until after next month's international break with a groin injury sustained against Chelsea on Sunday.
London Evening Standard - Tue Sep 19 12:24 PM
Eden Hazard claims Antonio Conte improved him as a player within a week of working together.
London Evening Standard - Tue Sep 19 6:49 AM
Michael Mancienne has no regrets over deciding to leave Chelsea, admitting young players "can rot" at the club with no first-team chances.