June 18 2013 Latest news:
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.
Transfer news: David Luiz says he has discussed Paris Saint-Germain at length with his Brazil team-mates amid speculation linking him with a move to the French side.
Transfer news: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s father has hinted that the in-demand striker would favour a move to Monaco over one of his Premier League suitors.
Transfer news: Wesley Sneijder has played down reports linking him with Chelsea and Tottenham and insists he has no plans to leave Galatasaray.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has fuelled speculation surrounding Fernando Torres’ future by saying that more was expected of the Spaniard at Stamford Bridge.
Transfer news: Vitesse Arnhem’s Marco van Ginkel has admitted that he could be on the move this summer.
Jose Mourinho will warn all of his Chelsea squad to do it his way next season or leave Stamford Bridge.
New Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed how he told Sir Alex Ferguson he had no interest in succeeding him at Manchester United.
Transfer News: Chelsea target Eliaquim Mangala has insisted that he is only focused on FC Porto, despite the link to the Blues.
Transfer News: Chelsea and Tottenham target Wesley Sneijder has ruled out a move away from Galatasaray.
Transfer News: Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City target Stevan Jovetic has admitted that he is flattered by Juventus’ interest, but would be open to a move to the Premier League.
Juan Mata insists he has not been told he is surplus to requirements under new Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and is ignoring stories to the contrary.
Chelsea defender David Luiz is prepared to play anywhere to help Brazil win the Confederations Cup.
Transfer News: Chelsea and Tottenham target Paulinho has revealed that his agent is in England, leading to increased speculation that Spurs are closing in on the midfielder.
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.