1. Chelsea FC: What Is Jose Mourinho's Best Starting XI?

    The World Cup rather scuttled Chelsea 's pre-season. Brazilians, Belgians, Nigerians and the lone German were allowed time to recuperate; as such, Jose Mourinho has not been afforded time to let new parts integrate with older ones...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 19 hours ago 20,432 reads 123 comments

  2. Romelu Lukaku's Chelsea Career Was Always Doomed for Failure

    Jose Mourinho doesn't mince his words, and the Chelsea boss has left us in no doubt as to his thoughts on Romelu Lukaku ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 20 hours ago 8,941 reads 80 comments

  3. Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas Give Chelsea the Edge in Comfortable Vitesse Win

    Had Jose Mourinho been told ahead of Chelsea 's visit to Vitesse Arnhem that Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa would be involved in all three of his team's goals—one grabbing ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 day ago 12,289 reads 18 comments

  4. Vitesse Arnhem vs. Chelsea: What Jose Mourinho Learned in Pre-Season Friendly

    Chelsea cruised to another pre -season victory on Wednesday, defeating Vitesse Arnhem , 3-1, at the GelreDome ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 day ago 16,777 reads 52 comments

  5. Chelsea Forced to Sell Lukaku Due to Short-Term Planning

    The "new Didier Drogba " appears to have been replaced by the real Drogba . Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku is set to join Everton for £25 million, per Joe Strange and Simon Jones of the Daily Mail ...

    Peter Galindo Written by Peter Galindo about 1 day ago 5,772 reads 7 comments

  6. The Candidates to Be the Final English Member of Jose Mourinho's Chelsea Squad

    Jose Mourinho has been discussing Chelsea 's future this week and one major talking point is who will be the one additional English player he wants and needs to add to his squad...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 day ago 15,712 reads 12 comments

  7. Olimpija Ljubljana vs. Chelsea: What Jose Mourinho Learned from Pre-Season Match

    Chelsea 's impressive pre -season campaign continued on Sunday as the Blues defeated Olimpija Ljubljana 2-1 at Stozice Stadium...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 5 days ago 32,570 reads 67 comments

  8. Chelsea Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Jose Mourinho's Top Targets

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho may believe his summer transfer business is complete but sections of the UK press aren't quite as convinced...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 5 days ago 22,060 reads 0 comments

  9. UK Back Pages: Jose Mourinho Talking About Luke Shaw's Wages in the Headlines

    Saturday's back pages are split between the Commonwealth Games and the latest football news, but one story that stands out for the tabloids is Jose Mourinho poking at Manchester United 's Luke Shaw deal...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 6 days ago 24,823 reads 142 comments

  10. Didier Drogba's Return Will Rejuvenate Chelsea's Pursuit of Trophies

    Didier Drogba has returned to Chelsea . The Blues announced on the club's website on Friday the Ivorian has signed a one-year contract...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 7 days ago 20,449 reads 87 comments

  11. Chelsea FC: What Should the Blues Gain from Each 2014-15 Competition?

    Chelsea 's 2014-15 campaign will put Jose Mourinho 's equestrian skills to the test. After a fruitful summer, Stamford Bridge's " little horse " is now ready to race, and Roman ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 8 days ago 12,373 reads 15 comments

  12. Why This Season Will Be All About Jose Mourinho in the Premier League

    Jose Mourinho would have hated this summer. For five weeks during the World Cup, no one was interested in the Chelsea manager...

    Sam Pilger Written by Sam Pilger about 8 days ago 10,805 reads 49 comments

  13. Picking Chelsea Youth Prospects Who Could Make Premier League Debuts This Season

    Chelsea's pre -season campaign is well underway, with the Blues already playing three games in a week. In that time, we have learned plenty about Jose Mourinho's squad, notably how his up-and-coming young players can handle being in the spotlight...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 8 days ago 11,684 reads 21 comments

  14. Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho Making All the Right Moves Ahead of New Season

    He's been in the job less than a fortnight, but Louis van Gaal is already lamenting some aspects of being Manchester United manager, notably the club's pre -season schedule...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 9 days ago 9,420 reads 6 comments

  15. Chelsea Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of July 21

    Now the World Cup is over, it's full steam ahead as clubs prepare for the new Premier League season. Chelsea have already signed Cesc Fabregas , Diego Costa and Filipe Luis this summer to strengthen in vital areas...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 11 days ago 23,735 reads 7 comments

  16. Chelsea's Kids Have Much to Learn Despite AFC Wimbledon Comeback

    CHERRY RED RECORDS STADIUM, LONDON—Jose Mourinho is famed for many things as a coach. Behind the headlines, soundbites and suave dress sense is a manager determined to succeed and intent on excellence...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 12 days ago 13,395 reads 20 comments

  17. AFC Wimbledon vs. Chelsea: 6 Things We Learned

    CHERRY RED RECORDS STADIUM, LONDON— Chelsea had to come from two goals behind against AFC Wimbledon on Saturday to ensure they remained undefeated in pre -season...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 12 days ago 17,192 reads 20 comments

  18. Chelsea 5-0 Wycombe Wanderers: Youngsters Give Jose Mourinho Options for 2014-15

    Chelsea 's pre -season campaign could have hardly begun in a brighter fashion than the 5-0 win over Wycombe Wanderers ...

    Rowanne Westhenry Written by Rowanne Westhenry about 15 days ago 9,722 reads 15 comments

  19. Chelsea's Patrick Bamford Lays Down a Marker in Pre-Season Rout

    ADAMS PARK, WYCOMBE —Let's not get too carried away. It was just 45 minutes in a pre -season friendly and against lower-league opposition...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 15 days ago 10,148 reads 24 comments

  20. Chelsea FC: Should Jose Mourinho Return the 4-3-3 Formation to Stamford Bridge?

    Five years ago, Chelsea were on the precipice of arguably their greatest domestic campaign. The 2009-10 season saw 103 goals scored en route to a third Premier League crown and the sixth FA Cup added to Stamford Bridge's trophy case...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 15 days ago 30,560 reads 46 comments

  21. Chelsea's Rumoured John Stones Interest Continues Policy of Talent Hoarding

    Chelsea confirmed the signing of left-back Filipe Luis on the club's official website this week, and while the Brazilian's £19 million fee has been a subject of debate, there are far more pressing issues in the Chelsea defence right now...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 16 days ago 7,975 reads 36 comments

  22. How Chelsea Will Line Up Against Wycombe Wanderers in First Pre-Season Friendly

    Chelsea ’s pre -season training began last Wednesday with the members of the squad who were not involved in the World Cup...

    Rowanne Westhenry Written by Rowanne Westhenry about 17 days ago 25,864 reads 3 comments

  23. Chelsea's World Cup Winner Andre Schurrle Has Shrugged off Super-Sub Tag

    Andre Schurrle ’s World Cup paralleled his debut campaign in the Premier League. Joining Chelsea from Bayer Leverkusen last summer, it took a while for the German ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 17 days ago 13,843 reads 43 comments

  24. Chelsea Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of July 14

    Now the World Cup is over, it's full steam ahead as clubs prepare for the new Premier League season. Chelsea have already signed Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa this summer, with many more big names expected to arrive at Stamford Bridge...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 18 days ago 37,162 reads 28 comments

  25. Chelsea FC: Should Jose Mourinho Be Under Roman Abramovich's Guillotine?

    Before we get to Chelsea , a refresher course in French history. Exactly 225 years ago today, France's middle and lower classes were reeling from hunger and heavy taxation...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 18 days ago 17,614 reads 42 comments