4 hrs ago
Both Mata and De Bruyne have seen first-team action under Jose Mourinho limited since he returned to the club as manager in the summer.
8 hrs ago
Why Chelsea Should Start Mata, Hazard & Oscar, but Will Play Schurrle Tonight
Echoing the spirit of one of his Stamford Bridge predecessors - Claudio of ostracising last season's stand-out player, Juan Mata , the Spaniard has actually featured in the most frequently started combination.
12 hrs ago
Sunderland vs. Chelsea: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview
Fresh off a big victory over Champions League-seeking Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, Chelsea don't get much time to rest, as a midweek EPL contest with Of course, a lack of adequate rest may be the only thing capable of holding Jose Mourinho's squad back.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Manchester City are Chelsea's biggest title rivals, insists Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho insists Premier League table-toppers Arsenal will be easily overhauled and believes Manchester City are the biggest threat to Chelsea winning the title.
Europe's best defence: Enyeama, Kjaer & Basa leading Lille to the Champions League
Rene Girard's men sit second in France after going over 10 matches without conceding, with the contribution of their defensive players the foundation of their early success COMMENT By Robin Bairner Before a ball was kicked, Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco were expected to run away clear at the summit of Ligue 1, yet as has often been the case in ... (more)
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Premier League Week 14 Table: Updating Top Contenders for the Title
Another exciting week of Premier League action has come to a close, and there were a few shakeups in the league table following the conclusion of play.
Barclays Premier League Table: Judging Contenders vs. Pretenders Atop Standings
With each passing week, the parity that was the storyline to start the season begins to dissipate a bit more.
Blues come from behind to beat Saints
Chelsea bounced back from conceding a Jay Rodriguez goal after 13 seconds to beat Southampton 3-1 and move within four points of Barclays Premier League leaders Arsenal.
Chelsea vs Southampton LIVE: All the action from Stamford Bridge,...
What a start to the game. Michael Essien looks to loop a pass back to Petr Cech but misjudges it horribly, giving Jay Rodriguez a clean run at goal.
Chelsea vs. Southampton: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview
Chelsea and Southampton both entered the weekend sitting inside the top five of the Premier League table and within striking distance of leaders Arsenal.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Michael Essien set to feature more in Mourinho's domestic plans at Chelsea
Ghana star Michael Essien is set to wave his way back into the Chelsea starting team after marking his season's debut in the English Premier League last weekend.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
NEWFive left-backs who could replace Cole
Ashley Cole's enduring spell on the Chelsea subs bench does not signal the last rites of his sparkling career but his dominance is undoubtedly in decline.
International Business Times
Chelsea Playmaker Set To Complete Loan Move to Atletico Madrid - Report
Chelsea attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne met with Atletico Madrids representatives last Wednesday to seal a loan move to Diego Simeone's side in the next transfer window, according to reports in Spain.
South China Morning Post
Tide of abuse give refs hard time for doing tough job - ensuring fair play
Good and bad decisions in games balance themselves out in the end, but officials deserve respect both on and off the pitch Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP's former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Finding the Right Bundesliga Club for Chelsea Outcast Kevin De Bruyne
Chelsea outcast Kevin De Bruyne should be loaned out in the January transfer window, so why not find a Bundesliga club for him to go to? "In terms of the World Cup, it would obviously be better for all concerned if Kevin plays regularly from January onwards at the latest," Wilmots said, via ESPN FC .
Fantasy Friday: Which Premier League side have toughest Christmas fixtures?
Fantasy Friday: Mourinho isn't happy with Chelsea's fixture congestion but the Blues have a mild winter... who's got the toughest games over the Christmas period? weekly Fantasy Football column which will try to help you get the edge on your friends, family and Jamie Redknapp.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The New Chelsea
Jose Mourinho returned to the Bridge with great fanfare on the 3 June 2013, little did we fans realise the impact he would make.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Mata is wasted at Chelsea and 4 other thoughts to chew on from the Champions League
The group stage of the Champions League is almost complete. One more round of matches remains in December for teams to sink or swim and reach the knockout stage.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
International Business Times
Chelsea Recluse Urged to Choose La Liga over Bundesliga Move
Chelsea midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has been urged to join Atletico Madrid in the January transfer window in order to cement his place in Belgium's World Cup squad.