Chelsea pair face fitness race for Man City showdown
Chelsea pair face fitness race for Man City showdown

 Premier League leaders Chelsea could be without midfielder Cesc Fabregas and defender Filipe Luis for Saturday`s top-of-the-table clash against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea cool Lionel Messi talk
Chelsea cool Lionel Messi talk

Chelsea assistant manager Steve Holland on Friday distanced the Premier League giants from a move for Barcelona`s Argentina star Lionel Messi.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho charged with misconduct
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho charged with misconduct

Jose Mourinho was charged with misconduct by the Football Association on Thursday after the Chelsea manager made a series of controversial comments about match officials.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger calls on FA to ban divers
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger calls on FA to ban divers

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on the Football Association (FA) to ban players who dive in order to rid the game of play acting to win free kicks or penalties. 

Man City blow chance to close on Chelsea, Arsenal climb to fifth
Man City blow chance to close on Chelsea, Arsenal climb to fifth

Manchester City squandered a gilt-edged opportunity to close the gap on Premier League leaders Chelsea when they let slip a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at home to struggling Burnley on Sunday.

Cesc Fabregas continues to rub salt in Arsene Wenger's wounds
Cesc Fabregas continues to rub salt in Arsene Wenger's wounds

Majority of Arsenal fans were left baffled in the summer when manager Arsene Wenger refused to sign Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona despite having a first buy option.

Jose Mourinho ecstatic at players attitude in win over Stoke
Jose Mourinho ecstatic at players attitude in win over Stoke

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hailed his side`s 2-0 Premier League victory at Stoke City as one of their most significant yet this season.

Liverpool's Raheem Sterling wins 2014 Golden Boy award
Liverpool's Raheem Sterling wins 2014 Golden Boy award

Prodigious England midfielder, Raheem Sterling has won the 2014 European Golden Boy award for a stellar season with Liverpool.

I don't care about FIFA awards, says Jose Mourinho
I don't care about FIFA awards, says Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho raised a few eyebrows on Friday when he said he had no interest in awards like FIFA`s FIFPro World XI list for 2014.

Cesc Fabregas hits back at Sergio Ramos in Spain commitment row
Cesc Fabregas hits back at Sergio Ramos in Spain commitment row

 Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has said he was offended by Spanish international teammate Sergio Ramos questioning his commitment to La Roja after pulling out of games against Belarus and Germany earlier this month through injury.

Cesc Fabregas, Sergio Ramos bury hatchet in Spain commitment spat
Cesc Fabregas, Sergio Ramos bury hatchet in Spain commitment spat

Cesc Fabregas was "pissed off" with Spain team mate Sergio Ramos for raising doubts about his commitment to the national team but said the pair had buried the hatchet.

Spain fully committed despite Sergio Ramos comments, says Vicente del Bosque
Spain fully committed despite Sergio Ramos comments, says Vicente del Bosque

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has no doubts about the commitment of Diego Costa and other members of his squad following the suggestion from Sergio Ramos that they are not giving their all.

Chelsea announce 18.4 million pounds profit
Chelsea announce 18.4 million pounds profit

Premier League leaders Chelsea have announced a profit of 18.4 million pounds ($28.89 million) for the year ending June 30 2014, the largest since Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich took over the club 11 years ago.

Soriano replaces injured Fabregas in Spain squad
Soriano replaces injured Fabregas in Spain squad

Villarreal mid-fielder Bruno Soriano replaced injured Cesc Fabregas in the Spain's 23-member squad that will face Belarus and Germany.

Cesc Fabregas out of Spain`s Euro qualifier, Germany clash
Cesc Fabregas out of Spain`s Euro qualifier, Germany clash

Spain suffered a blow on Tuesday when Cesc Fabregas had to pull out of their Euro 2016 qualifier with Belarus and the friendly against Germany with a hamstring injury.

EPL: Chelsea, Arsenal win but Liverpool beaten ahead of Machester derby
EPL: Chelsea, Arsenal win but Liverpool beaten ahead of Machester derby

Eden Hazard`s penalty enabled Chelsea to preserve their four-point lead in the Premier League with a narrow 2-1 win at home to local rivals Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

Arsene Wenger affords a smile as he remembers Battle of the Buffet
Arsene Wenger affords a smile as he remembers Battle of the Buffet

Arsene Wenger often says he has no time to look back because he is so focused on the future but he spent a minute reminiscing on Friday on the 10th anniversary of the defeat to Manchester United that ended Arsenal`s famous 49-match unbeaten run.

Three things we learned from Saturday's EPL show
Three things we learned from Saturday's EPL show

Match-week 8 actions on Saturday showed some vital signs of the clubs who were in action in the English Premier League as Chelsea stamped their authority atop of the table. With Manchester City, Everton and Southampton registering classy wins, Saturday's encounters served a powerful tonic in setting the domestic league alive and unpredictable as usual.

EPL: Chelsea maintain gap with Crystal Palace win
EPL: Chelsea maintain gap with Crystal Palace win

 Chelsea maintained their five-point advantage at the head of the Premier League after goals from Oscar and Cesc Fabregas secured a 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday in a game where both sides were reduced to ten men.

Chelsea jet-setters return to local business
Chelsea jet-setters return to local business

In case they needed it, the short trip to Crystal Palace will re-focus Chelsea`s globe-trotting players on matters at home as the Premier League slips back into gear this weekend after the second international break of the season.