Preview: Chelsea vs. RomaSports Mole previews Wednesday evening's Champions League group-stage tie between Chelsea and Roma at Stamford Bridge.
Oct 16, 14:06
Ray Wilkins: 'Chelsea are weaker this season'Former player and assistant Ray Wilkins claims that Chelsea's squad is weaker than when the Blues won the Premier League title last season.
Oct 4, 18:45
Bryan Robson: 'Harry Kane should not be England captain'Bryan Robson believes that Gary Cahill should be named England captain because he has the organisational skills required and the respect of his teammates.
Oct 2, 18:37
Team News: Aston Villa unchanged against Nottingham ForestSteve Bruce names an unchanged Aston Villa side for the visit of Nottingham Forest.
Sep 23, 16:36
Willian: 'Chelsea just as strong as last season'Chelsea midfielder Willian believes that the Blues remain as strong as they were last year despite several high-profile departures over the summer.
Sep 23, 11:50
John Terry: 'Diego Costa one of nicest guys in football'Atletico Madrid-bound striker Diego Costa is "one of the nicest and funniest guys" in football, according to his former Chelsea teammate John Terry.
Sep 22, 11:10
Team News: Jonathan Kodjia up front for Aston VillaJonathan Kodjia is back in the fold for Aston Villa's trip to Barnsley.
Sep 16, 16:44
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. ArsenalSports Mole selects a combined XI of Chelsea and Arsenal players ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash between the London rivals at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 15, 12:18
Five times luck has played a part in sportThe outcome of most sporting event is decided by the level of skill or sheer determination, but there have been times when pure luck has influenced a sporting result.
Sep 11, 16:56
Steve Bruce: "I blame myself"Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that he accepts the blame for the club's poor start to the new Championship season.
Sep 10, 13:35
Result: Aston Villa held by Bristol City at Ashton GateJosh Onomah's deflected strike earns Aston Villa a 1-1 draw against Bristol City at Ashton Gate, cancelling out Jamie Paterson's opener.
Aug 25, 21:37
Juventus 'contact Chelsea over Gary Cahill'Juventus reportedly approach Chelsea over a move for club captain Gary Cahill as the Italian champions look to replace Leonardo Bonucci.
Aug 24, 20:36
Steve Bruce leaps to John Terry's defenceAston Villa boss Steve Bruce pays tribute to John Terry amid criticism surrounding the former England captain.
Aug 24, 20:22
Chelsea 'respond to rumours linking Thomas Tuchel to Antonio Conte's job'Chelsea reportedly have no plans to sack Antonio Conte and bring in former Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel as their new manager.
Aug 23, 10:00
Steve Bruce fighting to save Aston Villa job?Manager Steve Bruce reportedly has just three games to save his job at Aston Villa after their poor start to the season.
Aug 17, 11:59
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce: 'People got carried away when John Terry signed'Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that people got "carried away" when John Terry signed for the club.
Aug 16, 10:45
Aston Villa 'make Jack Wilshere move'Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce reportedly makes an attempt to bring Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere to Villa Park.
Aug 15, 16:13
Cesar Azpilicueta: 'New Chelsea signings not on same level as departed players'Cesar Azpilicueta believes that Chelsea's summer signings are not on the same level as those who have recently left the club.
Aug 14, 09:31
Antonio Conte: 'Gary Cahill the right choice for Chelsea skipper'Chelsea boss Antonio Conte insists that Gary Cahill is the right man to take over the club's captaincy following the departure of John Terry.
Aug 11, 17:38
Gary Cahill: 'Six teams could lift Premier League trophy'Gary Cahill admits that around six teams will have a strong claim to the Premier League title in the upcoming campaign.
Aug 11, 15:05
Preview: Chelsea vs. BurnleySports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between defending champions Chelsea and Burnley at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 10, 19:59
Live Commentary: Colchester United 1-2 Aston Villa - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of Aston Villa successful trip to Colchester United in the EFL Cup.
Aug 9, 19:18
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte eager to sign more players in order to be competitiveChelsea manager Antonio Conte suggests that the club will struggle to win the Premier League title if their top transfer targets are not signed.
Aug 9, 09:42
Asmir Begovic: 'Judge Chelsea after August'Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic says that it is unfair to judge Chelsea until the transfer window has closed.
Aug 8, 17:46
Jamie Carragher expects Antonio Conte to have left Chelsea by this time next yearJamie Carragher believes that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will leave the club within the next 12 months.
Aug 8, 09:29
Ray Wilkins "worried" Chelsea could suffer this season due to transfer businessRay Wilkins admits that he is "worried" about Chelsea's season if the club fail to bring in more players.
Aug 7, 20:48
Steve Bruce unhappy with wasteful Aston VillaAston Villa manager Steve Bruce warns his side that they cannot rely on Jonathan Kodjia's goals so heavily this season following their 1-1 draw with Hull City.
Aug 5, 21:18
Preview: Arsenal vs. ChelseaSports Mole previews Sunday's Community Shield match between FA Cup holders Arsenal and Premier League champions Chelsea at Wembley.
Aug 5, 00:11
Steve Bruce: "Aston Villa demands promotion"Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that the club "demands promotion" as he prepares for his first full season in charge of the Midlands outfit.
Aug 1, 19:02
Mick McCarthy warns John Terry over Championship paceIpswich Town manager Mick McCarthy warns new Aston Villa captain John Terry to expect a tough test in the Championship this season.
Aug 1, 17:54
Harry Redknapp: 'Aston Villa strong contenders'Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp says that city Aston Villa will be "very strong" in the race for promotion to the Premier League this season.
Aug 1, 17:19
John Terry: 'I didn't want to face Chelsea'Aston Villa captain John Terry reveals that he opted to drop into the Championship so that he could avoid facing off against Chelsea.
Aug 1, 17:09
John Terry, Chelsea to avoid FA action for pre-arranged farewell substitutionJohn Terry and his former club Chelsea will reportedly not face any action from the FA for his farewell substitution stunt last season.
Jul 31, 22:51
John Terry hails new Chelsea captain Gary CahillJohn Terry backs Antonio Conte's decision to appoint Gary Cahill as Chelsea's new captain on a permanent basis.
Jul 27, 15:28
Gary Cahill officially appointed Chelsea captainChelsea officially confirm that Gary Cahill will take over from John Terry as the new club captain, with Cesar Azpilicueta becoming vice-captain.
Jul 26, 19:19
Antonio Conte names Gary Cahill as Chelsea captainEngland centre-back Gary Cahill is named Chelsea's new captain on a permanent basis following the departure of John Terry.
Jul 23, 16:27
David Luiz expects Gary Cahill to take on Chelsea captaincyDavid Luiz is happy to see Gary Cahill take on the Chelsea captaincy on a permanent basis, but says that he will remain a strong leader on the field regardless.
Jul 21, 17:51
Gary Cahill: "John Terry will be a huge loss"Chelsea defender Gary Cahill says that former club captain John Terry "will be a huge loss" for the Blues next season.
Jul 21, 15:55
Aston Villa announce signing of Stoke City midfielder Glenn WhelanAston Villa announce that they have completed the signing of Stoke City midfielder Glenn Whelan on a two-year contract.
Jul 20, 11:25
Ahmed Elmohamady completes switch to Aston VillaAhmed Elmohamady joins Aston Villa from Hull City on a three-year deal, linking up with manager Steve Bruce for the third time in his career.
Jul 19, 16:42