Blues set for Spurs clash

With no other sides in the top four playing in the Premier League this weekend, Chelsea will be looking to increase their lead at the top as they take on fifth place Tottenham Hotspur. The Blues, who will increase their unbeaten home league run under Jose Mourinho to seventy-five games if they avoid defeat, should […]

Ba set for Blues recall

Demba Ba is set to be recalled to Chelsea’s starting line-up for Sunday afternoon’s FA Cup fourth round tie against Stoke City. The Senegal international has started just three games so far this season, but is expected to be given the nod after Fernando Torres was ruled out for some weeks with knee ligament damage. […]

Cole back for Blues

Chelsea will welcome Ashley Cole back to their starting line-up for this evening’s Champions League clash with Steaua Bucharest. The England left-back has not played for the Blues since last month’s defeat to Newcastle United, with Cesar Azpilicueta taking his place. Brazilian duo David Luiz and Oscar are both fit to play, so their only […]

Eto’o out of Saints clash

Samuel Eto’o is out of Chelsea’s clash with Southampton on Sunday afternoon after picking up a groin injury in Tuesday evening’s Champions League defeat to Basel. The Cameroon international, who is set to miss the next two weeks, could be replaced by Fernando Torres, who returned from his abductor injury midweek. David Luiz is doubtful […]

Torres out of Schalke clash

Fernando Torres will miss this evening’s Champions League clash against Schalke with a leg injury. The Spain international, who scored twice in the 3-0 win over the Bundesliga side in the reverse fixture at Stamford Bridge last month, is also set to miss Saturday’s game with West Bromwich Albion. Ryan Bertrand is also unavailable; along […]

Mourinho escapes touchline ban

Jose Mourinho will return to the dugout for Sunday afternoons Premier League clash with Manchester City, the Daily Star understands. The Blues boss escaped a touchline ban following his behaviour against Cardiff City last time out, which saw him sent to the stands by referee Anthony Taylor though he was fined £8,000 after admitting an […]