Sounding Off: Ben tez on Chelsea, next job, more
Chelsea's remarkably busy 69-game season ends on Sunday against Everton , and you could forgive Chelsea interim manager Rafa BenA tez if he'd decided to take a short nap on the couch late Friday afternoon after winning the Europa League title on Wednesday and ensuring that Chelsea will finish in the Premier League top four to qualify for next ... (more)
Drogba suffers new Ivory Coast World Cup snub
Veteran striker Didier Drogba was again left out of the Ivory Coast squad when coach Sabri Lamouchi unveiled his 26 players for next month's World Cup qualifiers against Gambia and Tanzania.
Benfica meet Chelsea in Europa League final tonight
Having met for the first time in European competition barely a year ago, SL Benfica and Chelsea FC will face each other once again, in this season's UEFA Europa League final.The fourth UEFA Europa League final will take place at the Amsterdam ArenA on Wednesday 15 May, with kick-off at 20.45CET. Benfica are the nominal home team following last ... (more)
Football - Kalou double keeps Lille a
Lille forward Salomon Kalou struck twice in a 3-0 victory over Stade Reims as they climbed to fourth in Ligue 1 and kept their European qualifying hopes alive on Friday.
Benfica vs. Chelsea: The Key Battles to Decide the Europa League Final
Battle: Former Blues midfielder Nemanja Matic tackles Juan Mata in last year's Champions League semifinal Warren Little/Getty Images After last season's magnificent Champions League triumph, Chelsea would have been hoping to emulate their success by retaining the coveted prize.
Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur: Previewing the Biggest London Derby in Years
There's no silverware on the line at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening, but as Chelsea come face-to-face with Tottenham Hotspur, it's arguably a bigger encounter than the Blues' Europa League final against In a twist of fate, this fixture should have been played on Apr.
Howard Webb to referee Manchester United v Chelsea
The 41-year-old has been appointed to officiate Sunday's Premier League clash, seven weeks after taking charge of the FA Cup quarter-final between the two sides Howard Webb has been appointed as referee for the Premier League tie between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday.
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Lille booed off after squandering 3-0 lead
Third from bottom Sochaux staged a spectacular comeback on Friday, scoring three goals in the last 11 minutes to earn a 3-3 Ligue 1 draw and dent Lille's chances of qualifying for next season's Champions League.
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Cardiff should sign Everton's Neville claims Ricketts
Welsh international Sam Ricketts says that Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay should target outgoing Everton defender Phil Neville as his first Premier League signing, according to Wales Online .