Demba Ba joins China`s Shanghai Shenhua
Demba Ba joins China`s Shanghai Shenhua

Former Chelsea forward Demba Ba has signed for Didier Drogba`s old club Shanghai Shenhua in a deal that was reported Sunday to be a "possible" record for the Chinese Super League.

Back to drawing board for limping Liverpool
Back to drawing board for limping Liverpool

Liverpool can only hope that their elimination from the Champions League heralds the end of a vertiginous downward spiral that began with Steven Gerrard`s infamous slip against Chelsea last season.

Chelsea won`t park the bus again says Jose Mourinho
Chelsea won`t park the bus again says Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho insists there will be no repeat of Chelsea`s ultra-defensive gameplan when the Premier League leaders return to the scene of their smash and grab raid at Liverpool on Saturday.

'Special' Diego Costa is in good team: Jose Mourinho
'Special' Diego Costa is in good team: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea's new recruit Diego Costa scored a hat-trick against visiting Swansea at Stamford Bridge to help Blues lead the league table by two points and to the elation of manager Jose Mourinho. After the match, Mourinho hailed Costa as a 'special' player.

Champions League: Ba hat-trick fires Besiktas, Celtic humbled

A Demba Ba hat-trick sent Besiktas into the Champions League playoff round at the expense of former winners Feyenoord and past champions Celtic were humiliated 6-1 on aggregate by Legia Warsaw on Wednesday.

Besiktas buy Ba from Chelsea for 6 mn euro

Turkish top flight side Besiktas on Friday confirmed they had acquired Senegalese international striker Demba Ba from Chelsea for six million euros ($8.1 million) on a four year deal.

Lukaku doubts future at Chelsea

Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku has said he will likely have to leave Chelsea in the close season amid speculation that the London side are about to sign Diego Costa.

Forward-thinking Mourinho questions strikers as season fizzles out

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho bemoaned his side`s lack of a game-changing striker after their season effectively fizzled out in a 0-0 home Premier League draw to Norwich City on Sunday that typified their inconsistent campaign.

Gerrard still captain fantastic for Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has backed skipper Steven Gerrard to recover from the potentially title-deciding mistake he made during last week`s defeat by Chelsea.

Gerrard slip lets Chelsea back into race

An untimely slip by Steven Gerrard inadvertently helped Chelsea claim a 2-0 win over Premier League leaders Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday that reignited their title ambitions.

Chelsea stun Liverpool to keep double dream alive

Chelsea remain in the hunt for a Premier League and Champions League double after a 2-0 win away at leaders Liverpool on Sunday.

Ba keeps Chelsea title charge going

Demba Ba`s fourth league goal of the Premier League season kept Chelsea in touch with leaders Liverpool as they won 1-0 away to 10-man Swansea on Sunday.

Demba Ba determined to quit Chelsea after being driven to breaking point by Mourinho

Chelsea striker Demba Ba has reportedly claimed that he has been driven to his breaking point by boss Jose Mourinho and is determined to quit the club in the summer.

Jose Mourinho wants cure for Chelsea travel sickness

Jose Mourinho has told Chelsea to be on their guard as they bid to end a three-match losing streak away from Stamford Bridge when they travel to Swansea on Sunday.

Demba Ba left with mixed feelings after Chelsea winner

Demba Ba admitted to somewhat mixed feelings after coming off the bench to score the goal that took Chelsea into the Champions League semi-finals at Paris Saint-Germain`s expense on Tuesday.

Petr Cech hails Chelsea`s `moral strength`

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech hailed the team`s "moral strength" Wednesday after a last-gasp goal had sent the Blues past Paris Saint-Germain to the Champions League semi-finals the day before.

Spirited Chelsea leave Jose Mourinho aiming high

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hailed his side`s "special spirit" after a dramatic late goal by Demba Ba propelled them into the Champions League semi-finals at Paris Saint-Germain`s expense.

Demba Ba breaks PSG hearts as Chelsea scrape through

Demba Ba scored in the 87th minute to give Chelsea a last-gasp 2-0 win at home to Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday that swept them into the Champions League semi-finals.

Chelsea pull clear, Manchester United bounce back

Quick-fire goals by Samuel Eto`o and Eden Hazard inspired Chelsea to a 4-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday that sent them seven points clear in the Premier League.

Lampard backs Torres to fire Chelsea`s title bid

Frank Lampard insists Fernando Torres can fire Chelsea`s challenge for the Premier League title when the leaders face west London rivals Fulham on Saturday.