June 20 2013 Latest news:
Organisers of a protest rally against the escalating cost of ticket prices have accused Premier League clubs of “pure greed”.
Transfer news: Edinson Cavani says there are no concrete plans over a summer move away from Naples despite Italian media claiming that Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis is in London to finalise a €58m (£49m) sale to Chelsea.
Hull have vowed to spoil Jose Mourinho’s return party in his first match back as Chelsea manager.
A group of fans believe they have made positive progress in their campaign for lower Premier League ticket prices following a protest in London.
Transfer news: Brazil striker Hulk could seal a move away from Zenit St Petersburg after the Confederations Cup, according to one of his representatives.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is pleased to be starting his second spell in west London with a home match after learning that the Blues will play Hull City at Stamford Bridge on the opening day of the Premier League season.
Chelsea’s Frank Lampard believes Jose Mourinho has had a huge influence on his career and can’t wait to work under the Portuguese for a second time next season.
Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City are joint favourites to win the Premier League title this season, according to bookmaker William Hill.
The fixtures for the 2013-14 Barclays Premier League season were released this morning, and they threw up some mouth-watering prospects for the six London clubs.
Football supporters are staging a protest regarding ticket prices in London today (Wednesday), the same day that the fixtures were released.
Former Manchester United star Quinton Fortune has claimed Jose Mourinho should be more worried about the explosive second weekend showdown at Old Trafford than new Red Devils boss David Moyes.
The FA Cup final has returned to its historic place at the end of the domestic season next term.
Mourinho’s Chelsea will kick-off the 2013-14 Barclays Premier League campaign with a match against newly-promoted Hull at Stamford Bridge on August 17.
London24’s Chelsea blogger Paul Lagan looks forward to the release of the football fixtures...
Transfer news: Edinson Cavani has reiterated his desire to join Real Madrid as he continues to be linked with a big money move away from Napoli this summer.
Fernando Torres insists he is not worried about his Chelsea future but says he wants to sit down with new manager Jose Mourinho before the start of the new season.
Transfer news: Chelsea midfielder Kevin De Bruyne wants to join Borussia Dortmund, according to the German club’s sporting director Michael Zorc.
Arsenal Ladies dominate the England women’s squad for next month’s European Championship in Sweden where manager Hope Powell expects her 23-strong selection of youth and experience will make a real impact.
Jose Mourinho will embrace the new era of Financial Fair Play as a motivating factor during his second spell as Chelsea manager.
Transfer news: Borussia Dortmund’s general manager Hans-Joachim Watzke now insists star Chelsea target Robert Lewandowski will not be moving abroad this summer having already ruled out a move to domestic rivals Bayern Munich.
New Millwall manager Steve Lomas believes he won’t be given a similar reception to former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez at Chelsea.
Fernando Torres has emphasised he wants to stay at Chelsea under new boss Jose Mourinho.
Ground: Stamford Bridge (capacity 41,837).
Honours: First Division (until 1992) and Premier League: 1955, 2005, 2006, 2010.
Second Division: 1984, 1989.
FA Cup: 1970, 1997, 2000 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012.
League Cup: 1965, 1998, 2005, 2007.
Uefa Champions League: 2012.
Uefa Cup/Europa League: 2013.
Uefa Super Cup: 1998.
Cup Winners Cup: 1971, 1998.
Leading goalscorer: Frank Lampard, 203.
Leading appearances: Ron Harris, 655.