Pochettino 'not disappointed' in Chelsea performance despite Man United loss

Thu, 07 Dec 2023 - 12:04 GMT

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino said he was not disappointed in their performance in Wednesday's 2-1 loss at Manchester United because his players "gave everything."

Beleaguered Ten Hag said Man United proved something to fans

Thu, 07 Dec 2023 - 03:12 GMT

Mission accomplished. Scott McTominay scored twice and United thoroughly dominated Chelsea in a 2-1 win - a score that flattered the visitors - to climb to sixth in table with their fourth Premier League win in five games.

Former Chelsea keeper Cech signs with Belfast Giants as emergency cover

Thu, 16 Nov 2023 - 10:24 GMT

Former Premier League soccer goalkeeper Petr Cech has joined ice hockey champions Belfast Giants on loan from Oxford City Stars as temporary emergency cover, the top-tier side said on Wednesday.

Southgate said VAR checks left him bored in Spurs v Chelsea thriller

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 - 11:11 GMT

"Well, I was bored watching the game. I was at the game and it just kept stopping. So never mind the players. What about the fans?" Southgate told reporters after naming his squad for the Euro 2024 qualifiers against Malta and North Macedonia.

Liverpool to play West Ham, Chelsea to battle Newcastle in League Cup quarters

Thu, 02 Nov 2023 - 10:43 GMT

Nine-times winners Liverpool will play West Ham United at home in the League Cup quarter-finals after the Reds knocked out Bournemouth and the Hammers eliminated Arsenal in last-16 matches on Wednesday.

Chelsea's Pochettino trusts VAR's 'car - but not the driver'

Sat, 07 Oct 2023 - 11:25 GMT

"I trust in VAR. I trust in the car - but not the driver. That is the problem," Pochettino told reporters on Friday ahead of his side's trip to promoted Burnley.

Pochettino hoping Chelsea can build momentum after Brighton win

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 - 11:06 GMT

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino said his team "fully deserved" Wednesday's 1-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion in the League Cup and hopes the result will help kickstart their stuttering Premier League campaign.

Chelsea's Lukaku makes loan move to Roma

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 - 12:45 GMT

The 30-year-old will be reunited with Roma manager Jose Mourinho, who worked with him at Chelsea and Manchester United.

Sterling deserves 'full credit' for return to form - Pochettino

Sat, 26 Aug 2023 - 12:51 GMT

Sterling has been one of the few bright spots for Chelsea in their opening 1-1 draw with Liverpool and last week's 3-1 loss to West Ham United, and he again looked back to his best as he helped Chelsea earn their first win under new boss Pochettino.

Former ref Dean says avoided VAR call to save official 'more grief'

Fri, 25 Aug 2023 - 12:28 GMT

Dean, who refereed more than 550 matches in the top flight and became a full-time VAR official last season, was taken off VAR duty for two months after the controversial match.

Chelsea sign teenager Washington from Santos

Fri, 25 Aug 2023 - 12:21 GMT

Financial details were not disclosed but British media reported the deal was worth 20 million euros ($21.69 million) which includes performance-related add-ons, which would take Chelsea's spend in the close season to over 400 million euros.

City would be 'killed' for spending as much as Chelsea - Guardiola

Sat, 19 Aug 2023 - 12:50 GMT

"We'd be under scrutiny like you couldn't imagine," Guardiola told reporters on Friday. "I couldn't sit here if we spent what Chelsea spent in the last two transfer windows - you would kill me.

Belgian midfielder Lavia joins Chelsea from Southampton

Fri, 18 Aug 2023 - 12:52 GMT

The 19-year-old, who was linked with a move to Liverpool, has been signed for a deal worth 55 million pounds ($69.96 million), according to British media.

Chelsea agree deal to sign Lavia from Southampton - reports

Wed, 16 Aug 2023 - 01:11 GMT

The BBC reported that Chelsea agreed a fee of 53 million pounds ($67.32 million) for the 19-year-old.

Chelsea agree deal to sign midfielder Caicedo from Brighton - reports

Mon, 14 Aug 2023 - 12:03 GMT

Chelsea had to increase their bid for Caicedo several times but eventually clinched a deal after Liverpool had also reached an agreement with Brighton reported at 111 million pounds.

Botafogo sign former Chelsea striker Diego Costa

Sun, 13 Aug 2023 - 11:20 GMT

Costa, 34, was a free agent after leaving Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers in June and will sign a four-month deal with Botafogo, who are dominating the Brazilian league with 14 wins in 18 games, building a 12-point lead atop.

Premier League investigating Chelsea over possible financial violations

Thu, 10 Aug 2023 - 11:58 GMT

Chelsea's new owners self-reported a number of financial transactions during the Abramovich era to European soccer's governing body UEFA, the Premier League and the FA.

Chelsea's Nkunku injures knee, Pochettino refuses to blame pitch

Thu, 03 Aug 2023 - 08:21 GMT

The French forward went down clutching his leg after a challenge in the ninth minute of the 1-1 draw, but Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino refused to blame the state of the pitch, which was less than ideal following the concert.

Italy's Juventus excluded from European competition next season

Sat, 29 Jul 2023 - 07:37 GMT

Juventus will not play in Europe next season after being banned over breaches of UEFA's Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play rules, while Premier League side Chelsea will pay 10 million euros for submitting incomplete financial information, Europe's soccer governing body said on Friday.

Marseille sign Aubameyang from Chelsea

Sat, 22 Jul 2023 - 09:23 GMT

The French-born striker returns to France 10 years after his stint at St Etienne, where he spent three seasons from 2010-2013.


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