Chelsea

Chelsea

Soccer Sport
LONDON – Unexpected defeats for Chelsea and Manchester United allowed champions Manchester City to stroll into first place in the Premier League on Saturday by crushing Aston Villa ...
1

Soccer Sport
Manchester City beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1, but Chelsea lost ground in the title race when they drew 1-1 at home to Liverpool yesterday. ...
Comments Off on Man City win, Chelsea stumble in title race

Soccer Sport
LONDON — Chelsea against Liverpool is one of the Premier League’s more modern rivalries, but the teams, who have clashed over 30 times since the start of the 2004-2005 season, meet at Stamford Bridge on Sunday each with a point to prove. ...
1

Soccer Sport
Chelsea playmaker Juan Mata reckons tonight’s crucial Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk should be treated like a final. ...
Comments Off on Shakhtar tie is do-or-die, says Chelsea’s Mata

Soccer Sport
The Metropolitan Police has started an investigation into alleged comments by referee Mark Clattenburg towards Chelsea players during Manchester United’s 3-2 win on Sunday. ...
Comments Off on Police probe referee after Chelsea claims

Soccer Sport
LONDON — Manchester United claimed their first league victory at Stamford Bridge in a decade last night, closing the gap on Chelsea in the process. ...
5

Soccer Sport
LONDON — Defending champions Chelsea face Ukrainian opposition — in the form of high-flying Shakhtar Donetsk — for the first time as the third round of Champions League group matches gets underway tonight. ...
Comments Off on First Ukraine trip for Chelsea

Soccer Sport
LONDON - Juan Mata’s double helped leaders Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 in a captivating London football derby on Saturday and Wayne Rooney and Edin Dzeko both struck twice to keep Manchester United and Manchester City in hot pursuit. ...
Comments Off on Mata inspires Blues, Rooney fires United

Soccer Sport
LONDON— Andre Villas-Boas has warned his old club Chelsea that Tottenham are desperate to end the Blues’ unbeaten start to the English Premier Soccer League season. ...
Comments Off on Andre Villas-Boas primed to end Chelsea’s run

Soccer Sport
LONDON — Andre Villas-Boas can become the first opposition coach to plot Chelsea’s downfall in a Premier League match this season when his old club play his in-form Tottenham Hotspur side at White Hart Lane tomorrow. ...
Comments Off on AVB looking to avenge Chelsea exit

Soccer Sport
LONDON - Chelsea and England left-back Ashley Cole is prepared to begin contract talks with up to five interested foreign clubs in January if an agreement is not reached to end his contract deadlock with Chelsea. ...
Comments Off on Five clubs in chase for Cole

Soccer Sport
MADRID — The absence of Juan Mata from Vicente del Bosque’s Spain squad is proof of the quality the world and European champions can draw on, midfielder Javi Martinez said on Tuesday. ...
Comments Off on ‘Mata absence is proof of Spain quality’

Soccer Sport
LONDON - Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to four points with a 4-1 win against Norwich on Saturday, while champions Manchester City got back on track by crushing Sunderland 3-0. ...
2

Soccer Sport
LONDON — Belarussian side BATE Borisov caused one of the biggest shocks ever seen in the Champions League when they stunned last season’s beaten finalists Bayern Munich 3-1 on Tuesday. ...
Comments Off on Spain still top, Brazil fall on rankings

Soccer Sport
LONDON — Belarussian side BATE Borisov caused one of the biggest shocks ever seen in the Champions League when they stunned last season’s beaten finalists Bayern Munich 3-1 on Tuesday ...
Comments Off on Blues, United, Barça win; Bayern lose

Soccer Sport
Winning at home is generally key to progressing out of the Champions League group stage, but having failed to bag three points from their opening games ...
Comments Off on Milan, Chelsea seek Champions League kick-start

Fabregas could miss Chelsea clash
Cesc Fabregas could miss Sunday’s Premier League game against Chelsea with a hamstring injury – but Arsene Wenger will give the Arsenal captain until the last possible moment ...
Comments Off on Fabregas could miss Chelsea clash