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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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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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Spain and Italy on collision course at Confederations Cup

Jordi Alba.

Tom Williams Spain set up a Confederations Cup semi-final reunion with Euro 2012 final victims Italy after beating Nigeria 3-0 on a steamy afternoon in Fortaleza on Sunday to secure top spot in Group B.

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Spain through to Confederations Cup final

Jesus Navas.

Jesus Navas settled a nail-biting penalty shoot-out 7-6 for Spain as the world and European champions edged Italy on a sultry evening in Fortaleza on Thursday to set up a Confederations Cup final...

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Jose Mourinho is back - and it shows

Jose Mourinho

Jeremy Wilson assesses Jose Mourinho's impact on his return to Chelsea.

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Chelsea win again, but Villa left seething

Tom Williams Chelsea overcame obdurate opposition from Aston Villa to secure a hard-fought 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday that maintained their early momentum in the fledgling Premier League season.

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Mesut Ozil joins Arsenal from Real Madrid

Arsene Wenger and Mesut Ozil.

Jeremy Wilson Arsene Wenger finally joined the big league of European spending when he obliterated Arsenal's transfer record with the £42 million signing of Mesut Ozil.

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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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Repeat of Celtic fairytale unlikely, but Brits should claim three spots

Alan Hansen dinkus

Alan Hansen Alan Hansen rates the chances of the five British representatives in the Champions League, which kicks off on Tuesday.

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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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Five things we learnt from the EPL

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Paul Zalunardo Talking points from the English Premier League.

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Five things we learnt from the EPL

Paul Zalunardo and Shane Brady Talking points from the English Premier League

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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

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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

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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.