Chelsea can sense they are almost there
Chelsea can sense they are almost there

The late American crooner Andy Williams once sang about being `almost there` and about being close to a `paradise so rare` and that is how Chelsea must have felt after their 1-0 victory at West Ham United.

Nemanja Matic misfortune cannot sour Chelsea win
Nemanja Matic misfortune cannot sour Chelsea win

Even news of an unfortunate injury to midfielder Nemanja Matic could not overshadow a victory over West Ham United that kept Chelsea five points clear in the Premier League.

John Terry to get new Chelsea deal: John Mourinho
John Terry to get new Chelsea deal: John Mourinho

Chelsea captain John Terry is to be awarded a contract extension to keep him at the club beyond the end of this season, manager Jose Mourinho revealed on Tuesday.

Wembley win can boost Chelsea`s title charge
Wembley win can boost Chelsea`s title charge

 Eden Hazard believes Chelsea`s League Cup final success can provide the perfect springboard for the club`s Premier League title challenge.

Chelsea salute rookie Kurt Zouma's role in Cup final victory
Chelsea salute rookie Kurt Zouma's role in Cup final victory

Jose Mourinho clearly saw Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen as Tottenham Hotspur`s two chief League Cup final weapons and the way the pair were subdued played a key role in Chelsea`s 2-0 Wembley triumph.

Spurs will learn from Wembley woe vows Harry Kane
Spurs will learn from Wembley woe vows Harry Kane

Harry Kane has promised Tottenham will use the pain of the League Cup final defeat against Chelsea to fuel their challenge for future trophies.

Wembley win leaves Jose Mourinho feeling like a kid
Wembley win leaves Jose Mourinho feeling like a kid

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he felt "like a kid" after claiming the first trophy of his second Stamford Bridge tenure with a League Cup final victory over Tottenham Hotspur.

John Terry joy at `massive` Wembley win
John Terry joy at `massive` Wembley win

 John Terry hailed Chelsea`s League Cup final triumph against Tottenham as a massive moment in Jose Mourinho`s second spell in charge.

Chelsea beat Spurs to win English League Cup
Chelsea beat Spurs to win English League Cup

English Premier League leaders Chelsea beat north London rivals Tottenham Hotspurs 2-0 to lift the League Cup at Wembley here on Sunday.

Chelsea look to twist knife in Premier League
Chelsea look to twist knife in Premier League

Having claimed the season`s first major trophy, Chelsea will attempt to tighten their stranglehold on the Premier League title race when they visit West Ham United in mid-week.

Goalkeeping coach ruins Jose Mourinho TV blackout
Goalkeeping coach ruins Jose Mourinho TV blackout

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said that his plans to stop his players following Manchester City`s game against Liverpool prior to the League Cup final were thwarted by his goalkeeping coach.

Treble-seeking Chelsea beat Tottenham 2-0, Jose Mourinho earns third League Cup
Treble-seeking Chelsea beat Tottenham 2-0, Jose Mourinho earns third League Cup

John Terry set Chelsea up for a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Sunday`s League Cup final as Jose Mourinho claimed the first trophy of his second stint as manager.

Tottenham Hotspur plot Chelsea repeat in League Cup final
Tottenham Hotspur plot Chelsea repeat in League Cup final

Inspired by their stunning 5-3 demolition of Chelsea on New Year`s Day, Tottenham Hotspur will attempt to spoil Jose Mourinho`s love affair with the League Cup in Sunday`s final.

Jose Mourinho says English game damaged by Ashley Barnes controversy
Jose Mourinho says English game damaged by Ashley Barnes controversy

Jose Mourinho believes the credibility of English football has been damaged by the handling of the Nemanja Matic and Ashley Barnes incident.

Jose Mourinho wants fair deal from refs
Jose Mourinho wants fair deal from refs

Jose Mourinho turned the spotlight on League Cup final opponents Tottenham Hotspur on Friday by suggesting some of Mauricio Pochettino`s side are guilty of simulation.

Chelsea made League Cup a serious competition, says Jose Mourinho
Chelsea made League Cup a serious competition, says Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes winning the League Cup 10 years ago revolutionised the competition as Premier League clubs have since started to take it more seriously.

Street fighter Diego Costa sets the tone for Jose Mourinho
Street fighter Diego Costa sets the tone for Jose Mourinho

Combining predatory instincts with a street fighter`s approach to duelling with defenders, Diego Costa has emerged as the unapologetically snarling face of Jose Mourinho`s hugely successful Chelsea overhaul.

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.

Sean Dyche hits back at Jose Mourinho`s ref rant
Sean Dyche hits back at Jose Mourinho`s ref rant

Burnley manager Sean Dyche has responded angrily to Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho`s criticism of referee Martin Atkinson and Clarets forward Ashley Barnes.

Ashley Barnes escapes punishment for Nemanja Matic tackle: FA
Ashley Barnes escapes punishment for Nemanja Matic tackle: FA

Burnley`s Ashley Barnes will not be punished for his ugly tackle on Chelsea`s Nemanja Matic, the English Football Association announced on Monday.