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.

Thibau Courtois defends Chelsea handling of his head injury
Thibau Courtois defends Chelsea handling of his head injury

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has defended the Premier League leader`s handling of the head injury he suffered during last weekend`s 2-0 league victory over Arsenal.

Unhappy goalkeeper Petr Cech eyes Chelsea exit
Unhappy goalkeeper Petr Cech eyes Chelsea exit

Chelsea`s Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech has said he would look for a solution to his plight if he continues to be left on the bench at the Premier League club. 

Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois cleared of serious head injury
Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois cleared of serious head injury

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has been cleared of a serious head injury after being substituted during the 2-0 Premier League victory over Arsenal on Sunday.

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois signs new five-year deal
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois signs new five-year deal

Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the Premier League club said on Thursday.

Jose Mourinho hails ousted Petr Cech

Mourinho has praised Petr Cech for the goalkeeper`s reaction to being left out of Chelsea`s opening Premier League game of the season.

Courtois wants Cech to stay at Chelsea

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois wants Petr Cech to remain at the club, having apparently supplanted him in coach Jose Mourinho`s goalkeeping hierarchy.

Jose Mourinho hopes Petr Cech stays despite losing Chelsea spot

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he hoped goalkeeper Petr Cech will stay loyal to the club despite losing the starting spot to Belgian Thibaut Courtois.

Oscar award helps Didier Drogba get No 11 Chelsea shirt back

Didier Drogba praised an Oscar performance after the returning Chelsea great was handed the iconic number 11 shirt he made famous during his first spell at Stamford Bridge.

Jose Mourinho headache over Chelsea number one keeper

Jose Mourinho knows he faces a tough job keeping both Petr Cech and Thibaut Courtois at Chelsea when he finally decides which will be the club`s number one goalkeeper.

Expect Chelsea fight for first-choice keeper spot: Jose Mourinho

Petr Cech is ready to take up the challenge of competing with Thibaut Courtois for the position of Chelsea`s number one goalkeeper, manager Jose Mourinho said on Thursday.

Premier League youngsters face loan lottery

As the Premier League`s leading clubs step up their preparations for the 2014-15 season, some of their most promising young talents are stepping out into the unknown.

Don`t put me on the bench, Petr Cech plea to Jose Mourinho

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech does not want to be on the bench this season after manager Jose Mourinho brought back Thibaut Courtois back from a long-term loan at Atletico Madrid.

Chelsea agree with Atletico on fees for Filipe Luis

English Premier League club Chelsea confirmed Wednesday that they had reached an agreement with Spain`s Atletico Madrid for the transfer of left-back Filipe Luis.

Inspired Navas keeps Costa Rica believing in miracles

Having lifted Costa Rica to their first ever World Cup quarter-final with a man-the-match display to help his country overcome Greece, keeper Keylor Navas now has the Netherlands` sharpshooters in his sights.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Ten-man Belgium beat South Korea, claim top spot

Jan Vertonghen`s late goal saw 10-man Belgium beat South Korea 1-0 in their final Group H match on Thursday, despite having Steven Defour sent off just before halftime for a nasty two-footed challenge.

La Liga: Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid - As it happened...

Live coverage from the Match-day 38 of La Liga as defending champions, Barcelona hosts table topper Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou Bernabeu. Barca need a win, while a draw will be good enough for the visitors.

Atletico`s Courtois shines as he shuts out parent club Chelsea

There was one Chelsea player smiling after the club were knocked out of the Champions League by Atletico Madrid on Wednesday - goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois who is on loan at the Spanish side.

Under the weather Mourinho puts faith in Torres

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said Fernando Torres will be able to deal with the emotion of returning to face his boyhood club Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday.

Atletico ready for familiar foe Mourinho

Atletico Madrid may be in uncharted territory as they prepare for their first Champions League semi-final in 40 years, but they will meet a familiar face in Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho when the Londoners travel to the Spanish capital on Tuesday.