LONDON, July 15: An underwhelming Chelsea boosted their chances of a spot in next season’s Champions League, overcoming a slow start to beat relegated Norwich City 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

LONDON, July 8: Chelsea kept up their push for a top-four finish in the Premier League and Champions League football next season with a 3-2 victory at London rivals Crystal Palace on Tuesday thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud, Christian Pulisic and Tammy Abraham.

LONDON, July 2: Substitute Andriy Yarmolenko marked a rare West Ham United appearance with a dramatic late goal to earn his side a priceless 3-2 Premier League win over Chelsea on Wednesday.

LEICESTER, June 29: Eight-times FA Cup winners Chelsea reached the semi-finals on Sunday as midfielder Ross Barkley came off the bench to secure a deserved 1-0 victory at faltering Leicester City.

March 18: Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, who became the first Premier League player to test positive for the coronavirus, is making “great progress” in his recovery, manager Frank Lampard said.

LONDON, Feb 26: Two second-half goals in less than three minutes from Serge Gnabry and another from prolific Pole Robert Lewandowski earned Bayern Munich a thumping 3-0 victory at Chelsea in their Champions League last 16, first leg on Tuesday.

LONDON, Jan 28: Liverpool are on a collision course with Chelsea in the FA Cup fifth round, while holders Manchester City will travel to Sheffield Wednesday following the draw on Monday.

LONDON, Jan 22: Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce described it as a wacky night of Premier League action after his side, and Arsenal, salvaged unlikely 2-2 draws and Aston Villa grabbed a priceless last-gasp victory at Watford on Tuesday.

LONDON, Jan 21: Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta kept his transfer cards close to his chest and said on Monday that the club were not close to signing new players in the January transfer window.

LONDON, Jan 17: Chelsea have handed 20-year-old defender Reece James a long-term contract until 2025, the Premier League club said in a statement on Thursday.

LONDON, Jan 12: Chelsea made amends for recent defeats at Stamford Bridge by thumping Burnley 3-0 on Saturday with goals from Jorginho, Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi’s first in the Premier League.

(Reuters) - Chelsea manager Frank Lampard spoke up for Antonio Rudiger on Tuesday after the defender was criticised by Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho for his part in the sending off of Son Heung-min in Sunday’s 2-0 derby win.

Kathmandu, Dec 23:  As the premier league approaches its annual Boxing Day clashes, this weekend’s action drew to a unexpected close on Sunday.

MANCHESTER, England, Nov 24: Manchester City returned to winning ways with a 2-1 success over Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, ending the Londoners’ run of six straight victories and keeping Pep Guardiola’s side nine points behind leaders Liverpool.

LONDON, Nov 11: Chelsea notched a sixth successive Premier League win as they beat Crystal Palace 2-0, while Leicester City beat Arsenal 2-0 to move into second place on Saturday.

LONDON, Oct 31: Marcus Rashford’s “bolt from the blue” stopped resurgent Chelsea in their tracks as his sensational free kick fired Manchester United into the League Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

LONDON, Oct 20: A 74th-minute strike from Spanish wing back Marcos Alonso earned Chelsea a deserved 1-0 win over a dogged Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday.

LONDON, Sept 27: Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is confident that his team’s improving performances can bring them a first home Premier League win of the season against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday.

LONDON, Sept 18: Valencia spoiled Frank Lampard’s managerial debut in the Champions League by earning a morale-boosting 1-0 win at Chelsea on Tuesday after Ross Barkley spurned a chance to equalise by missing from the penalty spot.

NORWICH, Aug 24: Frank Lampard celebrated his first victory as Chelsea manager with Tammy Abraham’s double inspiring their 3-2 win over Norwich City in a pulsating Premier League encounter at Carrow Road on Saturday.

WOLVERHAMPTON, Aug 20: Manchester United were held 1-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers and missed out on taking top spot in the Premier League on Monday as a sumptuous Ruben Neves strike cancelled out Anthony Martial’s first-half goal and Paul Pogba missed a late penalty.

Aug 16: Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian is doubtful for Saturday’s Premier League trip to Southampton after sustaining a freak injury while celebrating their UEFA Super Cup victory over Chelsea, manager Juergen Klopp said on Friday.

ISTANBUL, Aug 15: Champions League winners Liverpool won the Super Cup 5-4 on penalties against Chelsea on Wednesday after the game ended 2-2 following extra-time.

MANCHESTER, Aug 12: Marcus Rashford struck twice as Manchester United opened their Premier League account with a resounding 4-0 victory over Frank Lampard’s Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Chelsea have appointed their former goalkeeper Petr Cech as technical and performance advisor, the Premier League club announced on Friday.

MADRID, June 8: Real Madrid ended their long pursuit of Eden Hazard on Friday when they agreed to sign the Belgium winger from Chelsea on a five-year contract for a reported 100 million euros (89 million pounds), making him their joint-record signing.

BAKU, May 30: After scoring twice in Chelsea’s 4-1 win over Arsenal in the Europa League final, Eden Hazard said it was the moment to call time on his magnificent career with the London club to seek new challenges.

BAKU, May 30: Eden Hazard scored twice and created a third to steer Chelsea to a 4-1 victory over London rivals Arsenal in the Europa League final in what looks likely to be the Belgium winger’s final game for the Blues.

May 28: Eden Hazard has said that victory in Wednesday’s Europa League final against Arsenal would be a fitting way to bring the curtains down on his Chelsea career.

MANCHESTER, April 29: Chelsea bolstered their top-four hopes with a 1-1 draw at Manchester United after the home side’s Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea gifted the Londoners an equaliser in the Premier league on Sunday.

LONDON, April 27: Chelsea’s crucial Premier League clash at Manchester United on Sunday is “like a final” for the London club as both sides seek a top-four finish, winger Pedro has said.

LONDON, April 19: Chelsea reached the Europa League semi-finals by beating Slavia Prague 4-3 in a roller-coaster game on Thursday, helped by a Pedro brace in a first-half onslaught before withstanding a comeback bid by the Czechs after the break.

Eden Hazard’s stunning individual performance earned Chelsea a 2-0 win over West Ham United which hoisted them into third spot in the Premier League on Monday.

Chelsea Peretti, best known for her role as Gina Linetti on Fox/NBC’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, has come aboard Universal’s The Photograph, a romantic drama written and directed by Stella Meghie with Will Packer and James Lopez producing for Packer’s eponymous production company.

LONDON, Feb 26: Chelsea has fined goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga one week’s wages following his refusal to be substituted in the League Cup final defeat by Manchester City at Wembley on Sunday.

MANCHESTER, Feb 11: Manchester City’s on-fire striker Sergio Aguero struck his second hat-trick in a week as the champions ruthlessly destroyed woeful Chelsea in a 6-0 win at The Etihad on Sunday to return to the top of the Premier League.

Feb 3: Chelsea’s new signing Gonzalo Higuain netted his first two Premier League goals in Chelsea’s 5-0 thrashing of Huddersfield Town while Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min struck late for a 1-0 win over Newcastle United as they moved into second place.

Jan 29: Holders Chelsea have been drawn to face Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round, a repeat of last year’s final.

LONDON, Jan 25: Chelsea produced the perfect response to manager Maurizio Sarri’s weekend criticism to beat London rivals Tottenham Hotspur on penalties on Thursday and set up a League Cup final showdown against holders Manchester City.

Jan 17: Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign striker Gonzalo Higuain on loan from Juventus until the end of the season, according to reports in the British media.

A Chelsea supporter has been banned from attending games for three years after being found guilty of homophobic chants during the club’s Premier League game against Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium last month.

Chelsea have agreed a £57.6m deal with Borussia Dortmund to sign Liverpool and Manchester United target Christian Pulisic with the attacker being loaned back to the German club for the rest of the season.

LIVERPOOL, Dec 17: Liverpool regained top spot in the Premier League after an impressive 3-1 victory over old rivals Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday put them a point ahead of title rivals Manchester City.

LONDON, Dec 9: Chelsea brought a whole new dimension to the Premier League title race when they handed Manchester City their first defeat of the season on Saturday to leave Mohamed Salah-inspired Liverpool as the new leaders.

WOLVERHAMPTON, Dec 6: Diogo Jota scored his first Premier League goal as Wolverhampton Wanderers came from behind to stun title hopefuls Chelsea 2-1 at Molineux on Wednesday.

LONDON, Nov 25: Tottenham Hotspur ended Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season with a breathtaking display of attacking football at Wembley that saw them seal an emphatic 3-1 win and refresh their title challenge on Saturday.

LONDON, Nov 22: Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba announced his retirement on Wednesday, calling time on a 20-year career in which the bullish centre forward won four Premier League titles and the 2012 Champions League.

Nov 5: Alvaro Morata scored twice as unbeaten Chelsea climbed to second in the Premier League with a 3-1 victory against Crystal Palace on Sunday.

LONDON, Nov 1: Chelsea reached the League Cup quarter-finals thanks to two own goals in a 3-2 win over second-tier Derby County on Wednesday as Frank Lampard’s return to his former club ended in disappointment.

Oct 20: Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has the potential to become the world’s best player while still representing the Premier League club, manager Maurizio Sarri said on Friday.