Apart from referees, soccer's numerous supervisors, superiors, seniors and stalwarts also set standards on the field of play.Friday, 21 December, 2012, 3:00am
Chelsea star Frank Lampard has indicated this season may be his last for the English giants, in comments likely to fuel speculation about a possible move to China.
The England international midfielder, who has been at Chelsea since 2001, has been linked since March with a move to the Chinese Super League and last month Guizhou Renhe confirmed they were in talks with him.15 Dec 2012 - 3:21am
European champions Chelsea outclassed Mexican side Monterrey 3-1 at the Club World Cup in Japan on Thursday to set up a mouthwatering final clash with Brazilian giants Corinthians.
The English Premier League club dominated large spells of the first half and had the match sewn up shortly into the second - scoring two goals within three minutes of the restart.14 Dec 2012 - 2:11am
Fernando Torres continued his recent resurgence as Chelsea brushed aside Mexico’s Monterrey 3-1 with a confident display to reach the final of the Club World Cup in Japan on Thursday.13 Dec 2012 - 8:45pm
Chelsea's Brazilian star Oscar says the bitter memory of a shock semi-final defeat at the Club World Cup two years ago makes him even more determined the lift the trophy this year.13 Dec 2012 - 3:46am
Spanish striker Fernando Torres says winning the Club World Cup would not make up for the disappointment of Chelsea's embarrassingly early exit from the Champions League.
The English giants, preparing for tomorrow's semi-final in Japan, last week became the first defending champions in Champions League history to crash out at the group stage the following season.12 Dec 2012 - 2:37am
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez claims his side's confidence could not be any higher as they turn their attention to the Club World Cup in Japan.
The Blues crashed out of the Uefa Champions League on Wednesday and travelled to Sunderland's Stadium of Light on Saturday on the back of their worst domestic run for 18 years.10 Dec 2012 - 2:44am
There's nothing like a long-haul flight to concentrate the mind and reflect with cabin-pressurised clarity on what is past is done. The beleaguered Chelsea squad will take full advantage of being suspended amid the troposphere, blissfully detached from all the Premier League and Champion League woes.8 Dec 2012 - 1:54am
Fifa called it a "revolution" but without a Geoff Hurst moment, goal-line technology's grand introduction to soccer passed almost unnoticed - and with few clues of success or failure.8 Dec 2012 - 1:54am
CY Leung speaks at FCC6 Dec 2012 - 3:51am