Africa Cup Of Nations

Essien eyes injury-free season

Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien is hoping to put two injury-plagued seasons behind him by helping the Blues retain their Barclays Premier League title.

'Haunted' Adebayor quits Togo over shooting

The Togo captain Emmanuel Adebayor announced his retirement from international football yesterday, saying he was "still haunted" by the deadly attack on his team at the Africa Cup of Nations in January.

The title Race: And then there were two...

Carlo Ancelotti has declared the battle a straight fight between Chelsea and United. As both clubs prepare for tricky away games, Mark Fleming asks who has the upper hand

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Mourinho warns Inter against cup complacency

The Internazionale coach, Jose Mourinho, insists he will not be taking Juventus lightly tonight despite the Turin outfit's dismal form of late. The Nerazzurri host Juve at the San Siro with a place in the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia up for grabs.