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Champions League 2013/14: Fernando Torres hits brace in Chelsea victory over Schalke

Fernando Torres marked his 100th start for Chelsea with a brace in a 3-0 win away to Schalke on Tuesday as Jose Mourinho's side safely negotiated a tough test in Champions League Group E.

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Fernando Torres leads Chelsea to victory over Manchester City

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Fernando Torres' last-minute goal gives Chelsea a 2-1 win at home to title rivals Manchester City.

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Chelsea set sights on Swansea

Chelsea celebrates a goal.

Jose Mourinho's side will attempt to strengthen Premier League title challenge.

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Pastore stunner seals PSG win over Chelsea

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Julien Pretot Javier Pastore's brilliant individual goal in stoppage time put the gloss on Paris St Germain's 3-1 Champions League quarter-final first leg win over Chelsea on Wednesday to leave the French side...

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Advantage City as nine-man Chelsea crash

Willian (bottom) of Chelsea receives the first of his two yellow cards for this foul on Karim El Ahmadi of Aston Villa. The striker was sent off in the second-half.

Tom Williams Chelsea lost two players, their manager, and the initiative in the Premier League title race after crashing to a damaging 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa on Saturday.

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Chelsea pull clear while Newcastle manager Alan Pardew sent off for headbutt

Chelsea's German striker Andre Schurrle celebrates scoring his third goal to complete his hattrick during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Chelsea at Craven Cottage in London on March 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / IAN KINGTON

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Tom Williams An Andre Schurrle hat-trick stretched Chelsea's lead in the Premier League on Saturday, while Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was sent off for headbutting an opposition player.

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David Moyes needs Manchester United's players to pull him out of hole

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Alan Hansen This is crisis time for David Moyes and Manchester United and the question now is how much longer the hierarchy at Old Trafford will be prepared to put up with it.

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England should stick with Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole for Brazil World Cup: Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has urged England manager Roy Hodgson to stick with Chelsea veterans Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard for the World Cup in Brazil.

Jose Mourinho banking on Eden Hazard to fire for Chelsea in Premier League title race

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Jose Mourinho will need another inspired display from Eden Hazard as Chelsea try to cement their position on top of the English Premier League against Everton on Saturday.

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Chelsea in pole position after Galatasaray draw in UEFA Champions League

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Chelsea have the upper hand in their Champions League last-16 tie with Galatasaray after coming away from a testing environment in Istanbul with a 1-1 first-leg draw.

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Manchester City oust Chelsea to progress to FA Cup quarter-finals

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 15: Fernando Torres of Chelsea in action with Javi Garcia of Manchester City during the FA Cup Fifth Round match sponsored by Budweiser between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on February 15, 2014 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Tom Williams Manchester City avenged their recent loss to Chelsea in the Premier League with a 2-0 home win on Saturday that sent them into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

Manchester City get revenge against Chelsea to book spot in FA Cup quarter-finals

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Tom Williams Manchester City avenged a recent loss to Chelsea in the Premier League with a 2-0 home win on Saturday that sent them into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

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Chelsea admit defeat in battle to sign Wayne Rooney

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Jonathan Liew Jose Mourinho says he has called a halt to Chelsea's pursuit of Wayne Rooney, claiming that Manchester United were adamant the England striker would not be sold to a domestic rival.

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Chelsea's bid to secure Wayne Rooney called off

Jonathan Liew, London Jose Mourinho says United adamant England striker would not be sold to a domestic rival.

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Fall of the Manchester United empire

Paul Hayward Lack of quality and depth means total reconstruction is needed at Old Trafford.

Battle for last European spot could change Premier League balance of power for years

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Alan Hansen It is five years since Liverpool last qualified for the Champions League and their prolonged absence has shown that the longer you are out, the tougher it is to get back in.

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Chelsea fans mourn loss of humble Mata

FILE - This is a Saturday, May 25, 2013, file photo of Chelsea modfielder Juan Mata gestures toward spectators at the end of an friendly soccer match against Manchester City at Yankee Stadium in New York. Mata is edging closer to joining Manchester United from Chelsea. In a sign that Mata's Chelsea exit is nearing, a person familiar with the situation says the midfielder didn't train with the first team on Wednesday Jan. 22, 2014.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Henry Winter For the many inconsolable Chelsea supporters, Juan Mata was not just an employee of their football club. Mata was an emblem of how footballers should be, playing with flair and behaving with dignity.

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'Happy' Samuel Eto'o may stay at Chelsea

Samuel Eto'o celebrates scoring his third goal.

Striker may return to Spain when his contract expires in June.

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Jose Mourinho in double swipe at ’lucky’ Manchester City

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Jeremy Wilson Jose Mourinho appeared to launch a two-pronged attack on Manchester City Friday when he claimed that they had got ‘‘lucky’’ with refereeing decisions and described some clubs as being ‘‘dodgy’’ in...

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Man City v Chelsea: where the game will be won and lost

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Alan Hansen The key factors in a crucial EPL blockbuster.