Terry and Costa keep Chelsea top of tree
Terry and Costa keep Chelsea top of tree

Chelsea showed why they are the Premier League leaders with a comprehensive 2-0 dismissal of London neighbours West Ham United in Friday`s early Boxing Day fixture.

Chelsea, injury-hit Man City hold course
Chelsea, injury-hit Man City hold course

 Leaders Chelsea and nearest rivals Manchester City preserved the status quo at the top of the Premier League table with a pair of unspectacular victories on Saturday.

Chelsea and Manchester City march on in England
Chelsea and Manchester City march on in England

Chelsea and Manchester City tightened their stranglehold on the Premier League title race on Saturday, recording victories over struggling clubs to stretch further clear of their increasingly forlorn pursuers.

Premier League: Chelsea march on; Sergio Aguero keeps Manchester City in the mix
Premier League: Chelsea march on; Sergio Aguero keeps Manchester City in the mix

Chelsea`s inexorable Premier League title march continued with a consummate 3-0 triumph over Tottenham Hotspur and champions Manchester City stayed second with a 4-1 canter at Sunderland on Wednesday.

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.

Chelsea will get even better, warns Jose Mourinho
Chelsea will get even better, warns Jose Mourinho

Chelsea may already be six points clear at the Premier League summit, but manager Jose Mourinho warned on Friday that there is even more to come from his in-form side.

Confident Wales ready for Belgium in 2016 Euro qualifier
Confident Wales ready for Belgium in 2016 Euro qualifier

Chris Coleman has said Wales have ditched their minnow tag, insisting it is now "not acceptable to lose" when his Group B table-topping side travel to Belgium for a crunch 2016 Euro qualifier on Sunday.

Hazard my shining light, says Mourinho after Chelsea draw
Hazard my shining light, says Mourinho after Chelsea draw

Manager Jose Mourinho singled Eden Hazard out for special praise after Chelsea rallied from a goal down to draw 1-1 with Group G rivals Maribor in the Champions League on Wednesday.

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.

Ballon d'Or 2014: Where are all the English players?

FIFA announced its shortlist for the 2014 Ballon d'Or awards on Tuesday. The award is football's equivalent of Hollywood's Oscars. Like always, the 23-man list in contention for one of world football's most coveted prize raised a furore.

Champions League: Chelsea sail on with impressive win over Maribor
Champions League: Chelsea sail on with impressive win over Maribor

Chelsea crushed Maribor 6-0 in a predictably one-sided Champions League Group G match at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday that saw Jose Mourinho`s side stretch their unbeaten run from the start of the season to 12 matches.

Five footballers that Eden Hazard feels are better than him
Five footballers that Eden Hazard feels are better than him

When Eden Hazard announced his decision to exit Lille, a number of Europe's top clubs queued up to sign the Belgian, considered to be one of world football's hottest properties.

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.

Chelsea forced to settle for draw against Schalke

Chelsea wasted chance after chance and had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Schalke 04 in their opening Champions League Group G match at Stamford Bridge that made a mockery of both teams` early season form.

Jose Mourinho confident of Eden Hazard deal
Jose Mourinho confident of Eden Hazard deal

Jose Mourinho expects Eden Hazard to sign a long-term deal with Chelsea after announcing the Belgium playmaker is discussing a contract extension.

Eden Hazard set for bumper £50million five-year deal with Chelsea
Eden Hazard set for bumper £50million five-year deal with Chelsea

Belgian winger Eden Hazard is set for a bumper new 50 million pounds five-year deal with Chelsea.

Eden Hazard to sign new five-year deal with Chelsea
Eden Hazard to sign new five-year deal with Chelsea

Chelsea star Eden Hazard is on the verge of is signing a new five-year contract with London giants Chelsea worth a staggering £200,000 a week.

Chelsea salute new hero Diego Costa as old one Didier Drogba returns

Stamford Bridge offered a heartfelt ovation to a returning hero after delivering a hymn of adulation to an emerging one as Chelsea underlined their title intent with a 2-0 win over dogged Leicester City on Saturday.

Chelsea beat Leicester to complete double over new boys

Chelsea scored a second successive win over a newly-promoted side when they beat Leicester City 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday thanks to second-half goals from Diego Costa and Eden Hazard.

Premier League managers feel there is no enough time for players to recharge

When Arsenal playing their first match of the new English Premier League season against Crystal Palace, some of the World Cup stars will miss the fixture. Gunners manager, Arsene Wenger says that the season has come little too soon after a hugely demanding quadrennial tournament in Brazil.