Chelsea

2:16 AM ET Chelsea have sacked their commerical director. Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Chelsea said they have terminated commercial director Damian Willoughby’s employment with immediate effect after receiving evidence he had sent “inappropriate messages” before being appointed by the Premier League side. Willoughby began working at Chelsea earlier this month following the club’s takeover by an investment
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6:19 AM ET Chelsea are continuing to pursue an agreement to appoint Christoph Freund as their new sporting director despite FC Salzburg‘s reluctance to allow him to leave, sources have told ESPN. The 45-year-old has held a series of talks with Chelsea, who have identified several candidates including Bayer Leverkusen‘s Tim Steidten and Paris Saint-Germain‘s
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2:41 PM ET Liverpool were promoted to the Women’s Super League this season. John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images Reigning champions Chelsea slumped to a 2-1 defeat by newly promoted Liverpool and Aston Villa pulled off a thrilling 4-3 win over Manchester City as the opening round of fixtures in the Women’s Super League season was
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4:55 PM ET Graham Potter got off to a disappointing start as Chelsea boss after FC Salzburg scored a late equaliser to grab a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday and leave the London side with just one point from their opening two Champions League matches. Raheem Sterling had looked set to give Potter
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11:58 AM ET Chelsea‘s vice-captain Jorginho has said the players “are responsible” for the departure of Thomas Tuchel last week. Tuchel was relieved of his duties last Wednesday, the day after his team suffered a shock 1-0 defeat away to Dinamo Zagreb in their opening game of this season’s Champions League. Chelsea appointed Graham Potter
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12:45 PM ET Chelsea‘s Premier League clash with Liverpool and Manchester United‘s home game against Leeds next Sunday have been postponed due to policing issues surrounding the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, but seven other Premier League fixtures will go ahead this weekend. All football in the United Kingdom was postponed last weekend as a
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7:05 AM ET Diego Costa had been without a club since leaving Atletico Mineiro in January. Jack Thomas – WWFC/Wolves via Getty Images Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa has completed a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers on a free transfer until the end of the 2022-23 season, the Premier League club announced on Monday. Costa, who had
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4:15 PM ET Thomas Tuchel said he was “devastated” after being sacked as manager of Chelsea following a poor start to the season. The 49-year-old German was relieved of his duties on Wednesday, the day after his team suffered a shock 1-0 defeat away to Dinamo Zagreb in their opening game of this season’s Champions
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8:29 AM ET New Chelsea manager Graham Potter has written a farewell letter to fans of his former club Brighton & Hove Albion, asking for forgiveness for his abrupt departure to the west London club. Potter was confirmed as Chelsea manager on Thursday, just over 24 hours after they sacked Thomas Tuchel. – Olley: Why
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5:30 PM ET Chelsea are aiming to appoint a sporting director before the World Cup in November and new head coach Graham Potter will be involved in the selection process, sources have told ESPN. Blues co-owners Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali have met with several potential candidates and are keen to make an announcement before
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10:49 AM ET Chelsea have announced Graham Potter as their new manager, replacing Thomas Tuchel, who was sacked on Wednesday. Potter, who joins from Brighton & Hove Albion, becomes the 30th manager in Chelsea’s history — the first managerial appointment under new American owner Todd Boehly, who sacked Tuchel after 100 games in charge. –
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5:35 AM ET Graham Potter is set to become Chelsea‘s new manager after agreeing a deal in principle to leave Brighton, sources have told ESPN. Potter, 47, held lengthy talks with Chelsea co-owners Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali on Wednesday night and after being given the evening to think over his position, sources have told
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12:01 PM ET Tuesday night, following Chelsea‘s 1-0 defeat in their Champions League opener at Dinamo Zagreb, Thomas Tuchel faced the cameras looking a little bit like Dennis Hopper’s character in “True Romance” after he gets the kiss of death from Christopher Walken and takes a drag of his cigarette. He knows what’s coming, and
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8:15 AM ET Brighton have given Chelsea permission to speak to Graham Potter as the club seek a replacement for Thomas Tuchel, sources have told ESPN. The 47-year-old is now expected to hold talks with Chelsea after Tuchel was sacked on Wednesday morning after his 100th game in charge ended with a 1-0 Champions League
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5:13 AM ET Chelsea‘s new owners have sacked head coach Thomas Tuchel just three months after completing their takeover of the club. Tuchel’s 100th and final game in charge of Chelsea was Tuesday’s 1-0 Champions League defeat at Dinamo Zagreb. Sources have told ESPN that Tuchel, 49, was informed of the decision on Wednesday morning.
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