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The Sun - Tue Oct 31 11:58 PM
THIBAUT COURTOIS has issued a wake-up call to his Chelsea team-mates ahead of their crunch clash at home to Manchester United. The Blues were mauled 3-0 by Roma to leave them second in Group C of the Champions League. Belgium stopper Coutois, 25, said: “I don’t know why in the second half we drop...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 11:10 PM
ROMA may have stunned Chelsea with a 3-0 win at Stadio Olimpico, but it was Diego Perotti who sent Twitter into meltdown. The Argentinian winger netted his side’s third of the match with a breathtaking finish, but that wasn’t the major talking point after the Champions League clash. Stephan El Sh...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 10:54 PM
STEVEN GERRARD has torn into Chelsea’s performance against Roma this evening, labelling it “the worst” he’s ever seen under Antonio Conte. The Blues were taught a lesson as their manager returned to Italy for the first time since leaving Juventus. Stephan El Shaarawy had Roma ahead with less than...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 10:30 PM
CHELSEA manager Antonio Conte has admitted he’s “worried” about the level of his team’s performance against Roma. The Blues were a defensive shambles in the Eternal City – conceding after just 39 seconds en route to a 3-0 defeat by the Serie A side. After that early goal, former Roma defender Ant...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 9:35 PM
FOR THE FIRST TIME in his life England must have felt like home to Antonio Conte. Normally, Chelsea’s manager cannot wait to scarper back to Italy whether to lounge on the beach in his budgie smugglers or watch his beloved Juventus. So it must have felt a little strange last night when he couldn’...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 9:09 PM
CHELSEA face Roma in the Champions League tonight. After a pulsating 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge between the sides, the Blues remain top and unbeaten – but would go behind the Italian giants if they lose in Rome. Kick-off 7.45pm.
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 8:15 PM
ROMA scored the fastest Champions League goal of the season against Chelsea. Stephan El Shaarawy netted after just 39 seconds to take the lead against the Blues at the Stadio Olimpico. MORE TO FOLLOW . . .
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 7:58 PM
CHELSEA face Roma in the Champions League tonight. After a pulsating 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge between the sides, the Blues remain top and unbeaten – but would go behind the Italian giants if they lose in Rome. Kick-off 7.45pm.
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 7:07 PM
CHELSEA face Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday night. After a pulsating 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge between the sides, the Blues remain top and unbeaten – but would go behind the Italian giants if they lose in Rome. Kick-off 7.45pm.
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 6:09 PM
ARSENAL and Chelsea are battling it out to bring RB Leipzig goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi to London, according to reports. The 27-year-old has impressed in Germany since arriving at the Red Bull Arena in 2015, and could be set for a return to England in 2018. According to ESPN, the two Premier League...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 3:39 PM
FOOTBALL magazine France Football have named their 12 “new monsters” as they predict which stars will dominate the sport for the next decade. The article claims to point towards “the 12 most promising talents that will make the football of tomorrow… and perhaps even today.” And it’s good news for...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 2:57 PM
TWO of England’s Under-17 World Cup heroes had hardly any time to savour their moment of joy as they were thrust right back into action on Tuesday. The Young Lions produced a stunning display on Saturday as they bounced back from two goals down to win 5-2 against Spain and claim the crown. Steve...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 2:32 PM
LIVERPOOL legend Luis Garcia has hilariously trolled Chelsea by wearing a ghost costume for Halloween. The Spanish forward famously scored a “ghost goal” in the 2005 Champions League semi-final clash at Anfield. Following a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge, Garcia scored in the fourth-minute of the se...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 11:52 AM
CHELSEA flop Loic Remy has a better La Liga minutes per goal record this season than Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. French forward Remy, 30, was released by the Blues this summer – with Las Palmas snapping him up on a free transfer on September 1. Since then, the former Crystal Palace, QPR and...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 11:28 AM
CLAUDIO RANIERI says Chelsea’s struggles this season should come as no surprise – because defending a title and challenging in Europe is harder than people think. Antonio Conte’s Premier League winners are finding things far more difficult on the pitch than they experienced last season when they...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 11:20 AM
TWO Roma fans were arrested today after a violent attack on a group of Chelsea fans ahead of tonight’s Champions League clash. Cops said a group of Roma ultras wearing masks and carrying sticks ambushed a group of Blues supporters as they sat drinking in a pub. No one was hurt in the attack as …
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 9:50 AM
AS Chelsea prepare to take on Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday night, manager Antonio Conte will have been dedicating his time on the training field ahead of the game to eradicate the errors that led to their 3-3 draw with the Serie A giants at Stamford Bridge two weeks ago. The Blues were...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 7:53 AM
JOSE MOURINHO is reportedly planning another raid on former club Chelsea as he keeps tabs on Cesc Fabregas. But the Blues are set to offer the Spain midfielder a new deal to keep him away from their rivals, claims The Times. Mourinho is a big fan of Fabregas, 30, and has been monitoring his situa...
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 10:30 PM
JOSE MOURINHO has made Romelu Lukaku the first of his Manchester United ‘untouchables’. The former Chelsea boss caused a stir in his first term at Stamford Bridge when he listed the players whose place in the side was beyond doubt. Now he says Lukaku is the one at Old Trafford whose inclusion can...
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 9:07 PM
CHELSEA face Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday night. After a pulsating 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge between the sides, the Blues remain top and unbeaten – but would go behind the Italian giants if they lose in Rome. Kick-off 7.45pm.
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 8:51 PM
RADJA NAINGGOLAN insists he never considered a move to Chelsea on the eve of their Champions League clash against Roma. The Belgian midfielder was Antonio Conte’s No1 midfield target when the Italian arrived at Stamford Bridge in 2016. Nainggolan’s dynamism and energy made him the ideal man to pa...
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 7:29 PM
ANTONIO CONTE has been given a boost with key man N’Golo Kante available to face Roma tomorrow night. However, the Chelsea boss is unsure if the midfielder will start after missing the last five games with a hamstring injury. And there’s bad news regarding wing-back Victor Moses, who remains out...
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 7:05 PM
ITALIAN cops are on red alert ahead of Chelsea’s high profile Champions League clash against Roma. Around 2, 000 Chelsea fans are expected in the Italian capital for Tuesday’s game and extra officers have been drafted in from across the Italian capital. Officials fear around 200 potential hooliga...
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 6:49 PM
ALVARO MORATA insists he’d be happy to sign a TEN year contract at Chelsea despite being quoted as finding London too “stressful”. The striker recently gave an interview to Italian media in which he appeared to reveal his regret at leaving Juventus in 2016. Morata was quoted as saying that he lov...
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 1:14 PM
ALVARO MORATA insists he doesn’t see himself living in London for too long and reveals he would never have left Juventus if it was up to him. The Spaniard has been red hot since joining from Real Madrid with seven goals so far this season. But looks set to break the hearts of Chelsea fans …
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 1:14 PM
FORMER Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has shot down talk of an emotional Premier League comeback to his former club or Everton, and reiterated his intention to put his feet up until next season. The Italian, who led Chelsea to a league and FA Cup double in 2009-10, his first season in charge was sa...
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 12:00 PM
EDEN Hazard pulls his beanie down over his face as Chelsea stars train in the cold snap at their Cobham training base before flying to Rome. Hazard – who scored his first goal of the Premier League campaign in the champions’ 1-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday – led his team-mates in a gentle tr...
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 11:55 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool and moneybags Manchester City were all involved in a tremendous deadline day which saw deals galore at monster prices. And the Premier League’s biggest clubs are lining up their January moves and focusing on recruiting coaching staff with...
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 11:20 AM
PHIL FODEN added his name to added his name to a…erm…mixed list of U-17s World Cup Golden Ball winners. The Manchester City man, 17, netted twice as England made history by turning around a two-goal deficit to beat Spain 5-2 in India. Phil Foden celebrates scoring England’s fifth goal The Three L...
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 9:49 AM
PAULINHO joined Barcelona this summer amid much ridicule — but has taken to life with the Spanish giants like a Brazilian to Samba. The former Tottenham midfielder was confirmed just days after Neymar had left the Nou Camp, his arrival appearing to symbolise the club’s demise. Yet, he has built a...
The Sun - Mon Oct 30 9:27 AM
ALVARO MORATA has revealed he would never have left Juventus, as Chelsea prepare to face Roma. The Spaniard has been red hot since joining from Real Madrid with seven goals so far this season. Before returning to Los Blancos, Morata had spent two seasons in Turin — and insists that, if he’d had h...
The Sun - Sun Oct 29 11:15 PM
ANTONIO CONTE has challenged his young World Cup winners to force their way into the Chelsea side. Four of the England Under-17 heroes who thrashed Spain 5-2 on Saturday are Stamford Bridge starlets. And despite Chelsea’s reputation for not giving their kids a go, manager Conte wants to hand them...
The Sun - Sun Oct 29 6:15 PM
ENIOLA ALUKO scored twice in her first game back for Chelsea Ladies since she was pulled before a parliamentary committee. The 30-year-old’s side remain top of the Women’s Super League One after netting six goals in a thrilling game against Yeovil Town. She silenced her critics in style by scorin...
The Sun - Sun Oct 29 1:54 PM
LYON forward Bertrand Traore has lashed out at Chelsea for failing to give their youth players a chance… but hasn’t closed the door on a return. The 42-cap Burkina Faso international, 22, spent three years at the Blues but played just ten games in the Premier League. Traore spent time away on loa...
The Sun - Sun Oct 29 12:02 PM
JEREMIE BOGA has been loaned to Birmingham after impressing for Chelsea in their pre-season tour of China. The Ivorian was given plenty of minutes by Antonio Conte in the Far East and many Blues fans were hoping he would feature in the regular season. But ultimately he was loaned out to the other...
The Sun - Sat Oct 28 7:20 PM
EDEN HAZARD was Chelsea’s saviour as the Belgian’s second-half strike secured a 1-0 win away at Bournemouth. The Blues dominated proceedings at the Vitality Stadium this evening but could not find a way to double their lead. Pedro and Alvaro Morata both came close to getting their names on the sc...
The Sun - Sat Oct 28 6:00 PM
CHELSEA players were spotted getting some fresh air on a morning stroll ahead of their Premier League clash against Bournemouth. Wrapped up warm in their team tracksuits the Blues took in the sights of Bournemouth Pleasure Gardens a couple of miles away from the Vitality Stadium. Chelsea season t...
The Sun - Fri Oct 27 9:41 PM
ALMOST 13 years ago, then Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was scathing of Arsenal’s defending in a 5-4 win over Spurs, calling the result “a hockey score not a football score”. We’ve already seen a few high-scoring games in this season’s Premier League and once again questions are being asked about th...
The Sun - Fri Oct 27 9:41 PM
CHELSEA star Marcos Alonso has claimed that ‘everything is more difficult’ this season at Stamford Bridge. The 26-year-old left wing-back revealed the Blues are struggling this campaign as they look to retain their Premier League title. Speaking to Spanish news outlet Marca, Alonso believes playi...
The Sun - Fri Oct 27 5:43 PM
CHELSEA fans have been die-ing to see it – and finally Tiemoue Bakayoko has turned the hair blue. The France midfielder promised he would mark his first Premier League goal by making the colourful change. But Bakayoko he had the moody Blues because when his strike came it was just a temporary equ...
The Sun - Fri Oct 27 3:39 PM
NATHAN AKE insists he has no regrets after swapping champions Chelsea for blundering Bournemouth. The centre-back looked to have a bright future at Stamford Bridge after being recalled from the Cherries midway through last season. Antonio Conte handed Ake a number of chances in a Blues shirt, inc...
The Sun - Fri Oct 27 3:39 PM
ARSENAL are officially the best Premier League club for blooding youth in the first-team. Arsene Wenger has clearly made the most of his academy during his long tenure in North London. Eddie Nketiah burst onto the scene recently as he shone in the Carabao Cup clash against Norwich – scoring a lat...
The Sun - Fri Oct 27 3:20 PM
JOSE MOURINHO laughed off the tapping storm over Eric Dier and insisted: “I got the player I wanted in the end anyway.” Mourinho had been accused of unsettling Dier by Mauricio Pochettino, both last December and in the summer, in the Spurs boss’s new book. He ultimately landed Nemanja Matic from...
The Sun - Fri Oct 27 2:44 PM
ANTONIO CONTE has revealed that N’Golo Kante and Victor Moses will both miss out against Bournemouth this weekend. The duo are both sidelined with hamstring injuries but Conte is hopeful that Kante will return for next week’s trip to Roma. Conte said: “Moses is out. N’Golo is still not ready. We...
The Sun - Fri Oct 27 1:45 PM
CHELSEA fans could be worried after Marcos Alonso claimed “part of me will always be at Real Madrid.” The left-back started his career with the Spanish giants and was tipped for a bright future after making his debut in 2010. But Alonso instead ended up joining Bolton the following summer before...
The Sun - Fri Oct 27 12:12 PM
CHELSEA are set to make a move for Ciro Immobile in order to help rebuild the broken relationship with Antonio Conte. The club and manager have fallen out after a poor summer in the transfer market was followed by an underwhelming start to their title defence. It has led to rumours the Italian is...
The Sun - Fri Oct 27 11:17 AM
CHELSEA are preparing to make a move for Ciro Immobile to help rebuild the broken rapport with Antonio Conte. The relationship between club and manager appears to be at an all-time low after a poor summer in the transfer market was followed by an underwhelming start to their title defence. It has...
The Sun - Thu Oct 26 10:30 PM
CARLO ANCELOTTI is standing by for a sensational return to Chelsea. SunSport understands that the Italian is the champions’ first choice to replace Antonio Conte whose future continues to be in doubt. Chelsea chiefs do not expect Conte to see out the remaining 20 months of his contract and have a...
The Sun - Thu Oct 26 7:48 PM
N’GOLO KANTE looks hungrier than ever after returning from injury, The Chelsea midfielder is back in training and eyeing a squad place for Saturday’s Premier League game at Bournemouth. The France star is hoping to better his stunning past two seasons by winning the World Cup in Russia next summe...
The Sun - Thu Oct 26 7:35 PM
CHELSEA travel to Bournemouth knowing performances must improve after a flattering 4-2 win over Watford prevented the club suffering three straight Premier League defeats. The Blues sit third while Bournemouth are in 19th, but the home side’s position has slightly improved after a 2-1 win at Stok...
The Sun - Thu Oct 26 7:24 PM
EDEN HAZARD took some time away from the pitch to visit the “Happiest Place on Earth” in Paris earlier this week. Fresh off his dazzling performance in Chelsea’s 4-1 victory over Watford on Saturday, the Belgian international posted pictures posing with famous faces at Disneyland. Hazard posted a...
The Sun - Thu Oct 26 2:25 PM
THE Carabao Cup quarter-final draw is set to get underway. Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal are among the teams who have made it through to the last eight and are waiting to find out their opponents. When is the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw? THE quarter-final draw takes place on Thursday...
The Sun - Thu Oct 26 1:30 PM
N’GOLO KANTE could be fit for Chelsea in the next week after Antonio Conte confirmed he is in contention for a first-team place. The Frenchman has been injured since limping off for France on international duty in their 1-0 win over Bulgaria. The PFA Player of the Year pulled his hamstring and ha...
The Sun - Thu Oct 26 12:47 PM
SATURDAY’S game at Old Trafford provides Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur with two different possibilities. For the home side the game is a chance to get back on track in the Premier League after an uninspiring draw at Liverpool, and a wretched defeat against Huddersfield. That defeat even...
The Sun - Wed Oct 25 9:42 PM
CHELSEA survived a late scare at Stamford Bridge to secure their place in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals after beating Everton 2-1. Antonio Rudiger put the Blues in front with his first goal for the club, before Willian netted in injury time, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin then finding the back of th...
The Sun - Wed Oct 25 7:31 PM
NIKOLA VLASIC has revealed that Everton denied him the No 19 shirt as they reserved the number for former Chelsea striker Diego Costa. The 20-year-old – who joined the Toffees in the summer from Hadjuk Split – has claimed that the club were holding out hope of bringing the Spanish striker to Good...
The Sun - Wed Oct 25 4:46 PM
THE TOFFEES were holding out for ex-Chelsea striker Diego Costa by keeping his number 19 shirt vacant. The Spanish striker agreed a deal to return to his former club Atletico Madrid, but flirted with a move to Merseyside. Vlasic had to settle for the No 27 shirt when he found out 19 wasn’t up for...
The Sun - Wed Oct 25 2:33 PM
PAUL POGBA is reportedly in line for a Manchester United return against Chelsea on November 5. The midfield ace has not played in six weeks since injuring his hamstring in the Champions League win over Basel. According to L’Equipe, Pogba could face the Prem champions at Stamford Bridge – although...
The Sun - Wed Oct 25 1:59 PM
LIONEL MESSI joined Cesc Fabregas and their partners for lunch ahead of Chelsea’s Carabao Cup tie with Everton. And one question must have been on Blues’ fans minds: did Cesc venture to ask his old Barcelona teammate if he fancies a move to Stamford Bridge? Messi and Fabregas grew up together in...
The Sun - Wed Oct 25 9:49 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool and moneybags Manchester City were all involved in a tremendous deadline day which saw deals galore at monster prices. And the Premier League’s biggest clubs are lining up their January moves and focusing on recruiting coaching staff with...
The Sun - Wed Oct 25 12:06 AM
THE Premier League’s ‘big six’ have lost their battle to grab a bigger slice of TV cash. Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Spurs, Manchester United and City wanted £1billion in overseas TV revenue to be redistributed in their favour. But the Premier League cancelled a meeting — due to be held today —...