Emma Hayes has been rewarded for her loyalty and success by being given a new contract through to 2021. It follows her firm refusal – despite speculation – to throw her hat into the ring for the vacant England coaching job. She is adamant that she wants to cement Chelsea Ladies’ position as the nation’sREAD MORE
The games come thick and fast as Ferraris fight for space with ambulances in the players’ car park at Cobham. We saw it last season, and we appear to be witnessing it again this one. When it’s backs-to-the-wall time, the Blues suddenly rouse themselves. At 3-2 down to Roma at the Bridge, board members wrappedREAD MORE
An exhilarating, all-action, breathless whirlwind of a game under the floodlights saw Chelsea initially overpower Roma, then get pegged back, then fall behind and finally snatch an equaliser in a 3-3 classic. The scoreline was actually Chelsea 3 Manchester City 3, as two City old boys – Aleksandar Kolarov and Edin Dzeko – supplied allREAD MORE
After Chelsea Ladies’ historic two-legged Champions League victory over mighty Bayern Munich, pictured, the Blues will be at home for the first game against Rosengard of Malmo, Sweden. The match, on Wednesday November 8, is a last-16 tie against a side that will be every bit as tricky to overcome as Bayern. But coach EmmaREAD MORE
When Glenn Hoddle was Chelsea's player-manager in 1994, he declared that the reason the Blues struggled to win the league was the sheer number of London derbies, each with their associated history, rivalry and bitterness. Hoddle argued that teams in Birmingham and Manchester had fewer grudge games, and were therefore better placed to mount seriousREAD MORE
Tony Conte at the Cobham press conference The Blues travel to Palace this weekend, conscious of underperforming in their home defeat to Man City and only too well aware that Selhurst Park has a reputation as a graveyard for Chelsea ambition. Tony Conte has to get his tactics right as the Eagles’ desperation for pointsREAD MORE
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