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Fernando Torres sees red as Chelsea hold on for draw against Tottenham

The first managerial meeting between former colleagues Jose Mourinho and Andre Villas-Boas ended in stalemate on Saturday as Chelsea drew 1-1 at Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.

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Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur breeze through League Cup ties

Juan Mata

Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur breezed into the League Cup fourth round on Tuesday, while Sunderland began life without Paolo Di Canio by beating Peterborough United.

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Manchester City knocked out of League Cup

Roberto Mancini.

Steve Griffiths London: Manchester City suffered a surprise exit from the League Cup on Tuesday as Aston Villa clinched a 4-2 third round win at Eastlands, while Chelsea welcomed back controversial captain John...

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Referee race row: Chelsea accuses Clattenberg

Clattenberg

Jeremy Wilson at Stamford Bridge Chelsea accused referee Mark Clattenburg of directing inappropriate language towards two of their players during Sunday's acrimonious 3-2 defeat against Manchester United, with one complaint...

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Chelsea lodge ref complaint

Referee Mark Clattenburg

LONDON: Chelsea have filed a complaint over ''inappropriate language'', reportedly racial in nature, allegedly used by referee Mark Clattenburg during their stormy 3-2 loss to Manchester United on...

Woe for Terry as Chelsea held, Man City goes second

Chelsea's John Terry and Liverpool's Luis Suarez

John Terry scored a goal on his comeback but went off injured as Chelsea drew 1-1 with Liverpool, allowing Manchester City to go second in the Premier League by beating Tottenham Hotspur.

Six degrees of sackeration

Rafa

Shane Brady This season of football's favourite soap opera, "WestEnders", will be hard to top.

Hammer blow lumps more pressure on Benitez

Rafael Benitez

Jason Burt THREE matches into his reign as Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez is, quite rightly, being asked if he can survive the season. Such is the craziness of the club he has joined that he can't say yes.

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Corinthians defeat Chelsea to take Club World Cup title

Corinthians' goalkeeper Cassio and teammate Chicao (centre) scramble to stop a shot from Chelsea's Gary Cahill of Britain's Chelsea (second left).

Paolo Guerrero gets the only goal of final as Brazil team records second win in competition.

Ronaldo and Iniesta are greats, but Messi's outrageous skill puts him in a league of his own

Lionel Messi

Paul Hayward Lionel Messi is monopolising the world-player-of-the-year title the way his feet dominate the ball. The little maestro's magnetism has kept the prize in his possession for a fourth consecutive year.

Benitez feeling the blues

Chelsea's manager Rafa Benitez reacts during their English League Cup semi-final second leg soccer match against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO USE WITH UNAUTHORIZED AUDIO, VIDEO, DATA, FIXTURE LISTS, CLUB/LEAGUE LOGOS OR

Jeremy Wilson SINCE Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea almost a decade ago, his club have finished the season without a trophy only three times. The first was in 2003-4 under Claudio Ranieri.

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Man United extend lead as Arsenal fightback against Liverpool

Wayne Rooney.

London Wayne Rooney's double helped Manchester United restore their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League as they came from behind to beat Southampton 2-1 at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

Chelsea keep their heads and Benitez keeps his job

Chelsea's Frank Lampard

Jason Burt LONDON: They came to bury Caesar, not to praise him. Defeat - even a draw, which appeared likely at one stage of this nervy contest - could have spelt the end for Rafael Benitez as Chelsea's interim...

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Blackburn inflict fresh FA Cup misery on Arsenal

Laurent Koscielny.

Julian Guyer Arsenal's hopes of ending their eight-year trophy drought suffered a huge setback after they were dumped out of the FA Cup at home to second-tier Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.

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City leave Chelsea trailing, Newcastle edge Saints

Carlos Tevez.

Tom Williams Manchester City galvanised their grip on second place in the Premier League and trimmed Manchester United's lead back to 12 points with a 2-0 victory at home to nearest rivals Chelsea on Sunday.

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Spurs, Newcastle out as Chelsea make semis

John Terry.

Ten-man Tottenham crashed out of the Europa League on Thursday, losing a quarter-final penalty shoot-out to Basel, leaving Chelsea as England's sole survivors after Newcastle also exited.

Chelsea the last hope as Spurs and Newcastle fire up only to fade away

Europa League PARIS: Ten-man Tottenham crashed out of the Europa League on Thursday, losing a quarter-final penalty shootout to Basel, leaving Chelsea as England's sole survivors in Europe after Newcastle also...

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Chelsea snatch last-gasp Europa win

Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic sits on a goalpost after they defeated Benfica in their Europa League final.

Tom Williams A stoppage-time goal by Branislav Ivanovic gave Chelsea a 2-1 victory over Benfica on Wednesday in the final of the Europa League in Amsterdam.

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Arsenal seal Champions League berth

Arsenal's Polish-born German striker Lukas Podolski (L) embraces Arsenal's Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen (R)

Arsenal won the race for fourth place in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory at Newcastle while Alex Ferguson's extraordinary career ended in remarkable fashion as Manchester United drew 5-5 at...

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Spain breaks FIFA record in Confederations Cup annihilation

Fernando Torres.

Spain broke the record for the biggest margin of victory at the final phase of a FIFA tournament by crushing minnows Tahiti 10-0 at the Confederations Cup in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.

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