Chelsea

1:30 PM ET Chelsea bounced back from an opening-day loss to beat Manchester City 2-0 in the Women’s Super League (WSL) on Sunday. Champions Chelsea slumped to a 2-1 defeat away to newly promoted Liverpool last week, but Fran Kirby‘s first-half strike and a second-half penalty from Maren Mjelde were enough to get them back
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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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5:25 PM ET New Chelsea coach Graham Potter gives instructions to Jorginho during Wednesday’s Champions League draw to Salzburg. Robin Jones/Getty Images LONDON — Graham Potter’s reign at Chelsea is now officially underway. In Chelsea’s first match since manager Thomas Tuchel was fired last week, the Blues settled for a 1-1 draw to Salzburg in the
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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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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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12:45 PM ET The Premier League clash between Manchester United and Leeds has been called off while Chelsea vs. Liverpool is also postponed ahead of the funeral for Queen Elizabeth II, the Premier League announced on Monday. The match between Brighton and Crystal Palace has also been called off due to the lack of police
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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. The 47-year-old 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 Thomas Tuchel has been sacked as Chelsea manager following a poor start to the season, the club announced on Wednesday. Chelsea kicked off their Champions League campaign with a shock 1-0 defeat at Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, more (U.S.) Tuchel was appointed as Frank Lampard’s
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