Premier League: Stuttering Chelsea doing it the hard way
Premier League: Stuttering Chelsea doing it the hard way

If Chelsea are going to win the Premier League it looks like they will stumble hesitantly across the finish line rather than stride majestically through the tape like an all-conquering Olympic champion.

PSG the most aggressive team we've played, says Jose Mourinho
PSG the most aggressive team we've played, says Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has accused Paris St Germain of being the most aggressive team his Chelsea side have played all season ahead of their Champions League last 16 return leg on Wednesday.

Champions League: PSG's Laurent Blanc wary of 'provocative' Diego Costa in Chelsea clash
Champions League: PSG's Laurent Blanc wary of 'provocative' Diego Costa in Chelsea clash

Paris St Germain coach Laurent Blanc has described Chelsea striker Diego Costa as provocative and warned his players not to rise to the bait in their Champions League game on Wednesday.

Chelsea buzzing ahead of PSG return, says Gary Cahill
Chelsea buzzing ahead of PSG return, says Gary Cahill

Chelsea are brimming with confidence and, fortified by a seven-day break, go into Wednesday`s Champions League last-16 return match as favourites to knock Paris St Germain out for the second season in a row.

EPL Gameweek 28: Players react on Twitter as big teams keep points intact
EPL Gameweek 28: Players react on Twitter as big teams keep points intact

Premier League's big boys registered important victories in the gameweek 28 fixtures held across England on Wednesday. The night saw leaders Chelsea, second placed Manchester City and other big guns fighting for European places all shine on the night.

Chelsea sign huge shirt deal with Japanese firm
Chelsea sign huge shirt deal with Japanese firm

Premier League leaders and Capital One Cup finalists Chelsea agreed "one of the biggest shirt sponsorships ever signed" with the Yokohama Rubber Company on Thursday.

Chelsea were fortunate against PSG, admits Jose Mourinho
Chelsea were fortunate against PSG, admits Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admitted his side were fortunate to come away with a draw in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday as he hailed goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

Edinson Cavani header keeps PSG hopes alive in Chelsea tie
Edinson Cavani header keeps PSG hopes alive in Chelsea tie

Paris St Germain sustained their hopes of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals when Edinson Cavani`s powerful second-half header salvaged a 1-1 home draw against Chelsea in their last-16 first leg on Tuesday.

Jose Mourinho ponders keeper selection for PSG test
Jose Mourinho ponders keeper selection for PSG test

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is undecided whether to retain goalkeeper Petr Cech or recall first-choice Thibaut Courtois for Tuesday`s Champions League last-16 first-leg clash at Paris St Germain.

Cesc Fabregas returns to boost Chelsea`s title charge
Cesc Fabregas returns to boost Chelsea`s title charge

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been handed a major fitness boost after revealing Cesc Fabregas will be back in his side for the visit of Everton on Wednesday.

Manchester City cannot afford any more slip-ups, says Milner
Manchester City cannot afford any more slip-ups, says Milner

Manchester City`s chances of winning the Premier League title for the third time in four seasons will almost certainly end if they lose at Stoke City and Chelsea beat Everton on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho continues attack on Financial Fair Play rules
Jose Mourinho continues attack on Financial Fair Play rules

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has repeated his call for clubs who breach European governing body UEFA`s Financial Fair Play rules to be stripped of their titles and docked points.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino angered by 'unfair' fixture schedule
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino angered by 'unfair' fixture schedule

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has bemoaned his side`s fixture pile-up ahead of the League Cup final against Chelsea next month.

Chelsea`s Diego Costa gets three-game ban
Chelsea`s Diego Costa gets three-game ban

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been banned for three matches with immediate effect after being found guilty of a violent conduct charge, the Football Association announced Friday.

FA slap fine on Jose Mourinho for referee comments
FA slap fine on Jose Mourinho for referee comments

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been fined 25,000 pounds ($38,000) by the FA after claiming there was a "campaign" to influence referees` decisions against his team.

Jose Mourinho extends olive branch to referees
Jose Mourinho extends olive branch to referees

Jose Mourinho promised to exert greater `self-control` on Friday after accepting referees were under pressure in his first public comments since the Chelsea manager was hit with a Football Association misconduct charge.

Smiling Sam Allardyce wants more Jose Mourinho ''compliments''
Smiling Sam Allardyce wants more Jose Mourinho ''compliments''

Life has turned full circle for seasoned West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce since he last took his team to Chelsea.

Jose Mourinho backs Chelsea to avoid more Stoke misery
Jose Mourinho backs Chelsea to avoid more Stoke misery

Jose Mourinho knows Chelsea must avoid a repeat of last season`s nightmare trip to Stoke if they are to re-establish their three-point lead at the top of the Premier League.

Liverpool getting back to their best, says Brendan Rodgers
Liverpool getting back to their best, says Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool are showing signs of reproducing their scintillating form of last season after a 3-1 win at Bournemouth in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday, manager Brendan Rodgers said.

Remarkable` Didier Drogba sets the tone for Jose Mourinho
Remarkable` Didier Drogba sets the tone for Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho believes Didier Drogba`s dynamic display in Chelsea`s 3-0 win over Tottenham proved the Premier League leaders have the strength in depth to last the pace in the title race.