The win kept the gap at the top at five points over Manchester City, with Chelsea having a game in hand. He left the Blues having scored a total of 164 goals in 381 appearances, and winning numerous trophies including the Premier League and UEFA Champions League.


Ivanović and Cahill had both been named once before, Terry received the honour for the fourth time and Hazard had his third consecutive nomination. [44] The result meant Chelsea faced Shrewsbury Town in the League Cup Fourth Round. [42] Chelsea dropped their first points of the 2014–15 Premier League season as they drew 1–1 to reigning champions Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. [72] The Blues finished 2014 with a 1–1 draw away to Southampton, Sadio Mané's early goal was cancelled out by Eden Hazard and despite the Blues persistence they couldn't break down a resilient Saints. The first leg was held in Paris on Tuesday 17 February, and the second leg at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday 11 March. About “2014/15 Chelsea FC Squad” See also: Chelsea 2014/15 kit. With only five minutes to go, Chelsea looked like they were going to stretch their winning run to five games, however former Blues vice-captain Frank Lampard scored.

[98], Two Chelsea players left the club—Lewis Baker left on loan to Milton Keynes Dons until the end of the season,[99] while Hazard's younger brother Thorgan Hazard moved permanently to Borussia Mönchengladbach, signing a deal to keep him at the German club until 2020. [60] Chelsea's final game in November was a 0–0 stalemate away at Sunderland. The match finished a 0–0 draw; Chelsea and the Blues regained their ten-point lead at the top of the table. Ivanović gave Chelsea the lead, but two stonewall penalties were not given in Chelsea's favour, one for a handball and another for a blatant two-handed push on Costa.

Last updated: 24 May 2015. [95][96], Edinson Cavani's equaliser in the 54th minute denied Chelsea victory against PSG in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16. [153][154][151] And at the end of season club awards, Zouma won the young player of the year, and Oscar won the goal of the year for his stunner with the outside of the box against QPR. [6][7][8] He was given the number 4 shirt vacated after the departure of David Luiz to Paris Saint-Germain on a five-year contract. David Luiz's transfer was completed just a day after the signing of Fàbregas and the Brazilian left the Blues having played 143 games and scoring 12 goals.[9][10][11].
[107], Chelsea produced their worst performance of the season in arguably their most important game of the season. The win also meant that Chelsea qualified for the 2015–16 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round. [134], Chelsea secured their fourth Premier League trophy and their fifth top division trophy overall, after a 1–0 victory over Crystal Palace. Source: Chelsea F.C. [81], José Mourinho recorded his biggest Premier League away win as Chelsea manager as the Blues hammered Swansea City 5–0, thanks to two doubles from Costa, Oscar and a goal from Schürrle. [26], Romelu Lukaku departed the Blues for £28 million to Everton, leaving after playing 12 games for Chelsea and scoring zero goals,[27][28] while Ryan Bertrand was sent on a season-long loan to Southampton, his sixth loan spell for the Blues.[29][30]. With the defeat to Newcastle behind them, the Blues defeated Sporting CP 3–1 at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea suffered their first defeat of the 2014–15 season after losing 2–1 to Newcastle United at St James' Park.

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The title victory also put him level with Arsène Wenger in the second-most Premier League wins behind Alex Ferguson. [128][129], Following their victory in the 2014–15 UEFA Youth League, Chelsea Youth Team record a 5–2 aggregate victory over the Manchester City Elite Development Squad in the 2014–15 FA Youth Cup Final. Chelsea dropped their first points of the season. [65], Paris Saint-Germain faced Chelsea in the Champions League Round of 16. [71], Terry scored for the second successive game as the Blues continued their form and defeated West Ham United 2–0 at Stamford Bridge.

A first half penalty by Eden Hazard and the ninth goal of the season for Diego Costa sent the Blues five points clear at the top of the table ahead of the international break. Chelsea surrendered the first goal in the 13th minute, but three minutes later, Costa smashed home a close-range shot to level the score. Midfielder and all-time top scorer Frank Lampard left the Blues after 13 trophy-laden years, having played 648 games and scoring 211 goals. [45] Chelsea's last game in the league for September came against Aston Villa, a game which was won 3–0, meaning they finished September at the top of the table. Later that evening, the Belgian also won the PFA Player of the Year award. [104][105]

Drogba, however, reclaimed his former number 11 after Oscar was handed number 8, last worn by Frank Lampard. [82] A week later, Chelsea threw away a two-goal lead and lost to League One side Bradford City in the FA Cup Fourth Round. [74], Chelsea started 2015 in disappointing fashion, falling to a 5–3 away defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.