John Terry

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Chelsea stop rot, go top as Liverpool flop

Tom Williams Chelsea ended a run of four winless games to beat Fulham 2-0 and move to the top of the Premier League on Saturday, after Southampton stunned previous leaders Liverpool.

Football

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.

Football

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

Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho (R) talks to his striker Fernando TorresPUBLICATIONS

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.

Football

England's soft centre may yet melt World Cup hopes

Alan Hansen dinkus

Alan Hansen Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is the biggest danger to England's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup on Tuesday as he is so well equipped to exploit the weak heart of the English defence.

Football

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...

Ferguson shirty over boycott

Sir Alex Ferguson vowed to deal with Rio Ferdinand after the defender refused to wear a ''Kick Racism Out of Football'' T-shirt before Manchester United's 4-2 victory against Stoke at Old Trafford...

Chelsea powers on to retain handy lead

Steve Douglas Chelsea maintained its flying start to the English Premier League by beating Tottenham 4-2 away to preserve a four-point lead at the top of the ladder, while Manchester City needed a last-gasp winner...

Football

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...

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.

Chelsea backs complaint against referee in racism row

Rob Harris Chelsea has gone public for the first time over detailed racial abuse allegations against a referee, saying there was no misunderstanding and its players heard Mark Clattenburg use the word...

Stoke's own goals give under-fire Benitez something to smile about

Chelsea's Frank Lampard (L) scores a penalty past Stoke City's Asmir Begovic during their English Premier League soccer match at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, northern England, January 12, 2013.   REUTERS/Darren Staples   (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

Oliver Brown CHELSEA are discovering that life on the road can be every bit as invigorating as Jack Kerouac suggested.

Soccer

Chelsea reputation takes a kicking

Chelsea's Eden Hazard is sent off for kicking a ball boy 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

EDEN HAZARD has apologised after his extraordinary dismissal for kicking a ballboy during Chelsea's League Cup semi-final second leg at Swansea City.

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.

Football

Premier League big guns to the four in FA Cup

Sergio Aguero of Manchester City.

The FA Cup produced a flurry of goals rather than any shocks on Sunday as Chelsea, Manchester City and Wigan all scored four times to knock out lower-league opposition.

Heavyweights step up to inflict knockout blows

Aguero

London: The FA Cup produced a flurry of goals rather than any shocks on Sunday as Chelsea, Manchester City and Wigan all scored four times to knock out lower-league opposition.

Football

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.

Football

Giggs ready for another adventure

Giggs

Henry Winter Fans' tribute at Bernabeu nothing new for a global role model who is poised to make more history tonight.

Football

Bale bright spot in British clubs' night of gloom in Europe

Gareth Bale.

Gareth Bale boosted his sky-rocketing profile with one of the goals which helped Tottenham shock Inter Milan 3-0 on Thursday and help lift Britain's European gloom.

Football

Chelsea roar back to defy United in FA Cup

Juan Mata.

Tom Williams Holders Chelsea stormed back from two goals down to draw 2-2 against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday and take their FA Cup quarter-final to a replay.

Football

City cruise, Chelsea slip, United close on title

Carlos Tevez of Manchester City scores the opening goal.

Tom Williams Manchester City pounced on a stumble from Chelsea to tighten their grip on second place in the Premier League on Saturday, after Manchester United took another stride towards the title.