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Keane linked with a return to Tottenham

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has signed Carlo Cudicini and Pascal Chimbonda - and has put the ball in Liverpool's court over Robbie Keane.

Cudicini joins Tottenham on free transfer

Tottenham have completed the signing of veteran goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini from Chelsea on a free transfer.

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Darren Bent's future at Tottenham was thrown into doubt last night after the striker pulled out of his club's Carling Cup semi-final second leg against Burnley. The player told manager Harry Redknapp's assistants that he was injured and did not get the team's flight to the North-west, prompting suggestions at the club that he is disillusioned.

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Middlesbrough 0 Chelsea 5: Belletti is hot shot as Chelsea use Boro for target practice

Middlesbrough managed to upstage Chelsea yesterday but they did so by being an embarrassment. In conceding five goals in just over an hour, four in 16 second-half minutes, Boro at times displayed a lack of the basic competitive spirit. The players and their manager, Gareth Southgate, were rightly harangued by Teesside's faithful. This was as joyless as the bitter times under Steve McClaren, and Southgate described it as "a humiliation. It might have been eight".

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Johnson impressed by former side's progress in short time under Scolari

Grant keeps calm ahead of Chelsea's double bill

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Grant faces Israeli criticism over match on memorial day

Avram Grant's satisfaction at steering Chelsea to the semi-finals of the Champions League was tempered yesterday by the realisation that the fixture calendar has placed him in an invidious position.

Sunderland 0 Chelsea 1: Terry's all gold as sputtering Blues leave Keane frustrated

Captain's first Chelsea goal in 19 months gives battling Sunderland a headache

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The pressure is on the Chelsea manager Avram Grant to try to save his job but the role of his assistant, Henk ten Cate, is under equal scrutiny at the club. There has been an angry reaction to the coach's outburst over the weekend when he spoke to the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf and accused players of "deliberately leaking stuff" to the British media.

Barnsley 1 Chelsea 0: Odejayi makes a name for himself amid Chelsea's anonymous stars

In the build-up to this match a veteran journalist visited Oakwell and asked for a player to interview. One was presented, but not introduced. After 10 minutes of carefully vague questions about playing Chelsea the hack thanked the player, waited until he was out of earshot and said to the press officer. "Who was that?"

Barnsley 1 Chelsea 0: Odejayi stuns Chelsea

Nigerian downs Chelsea as Barnsley reach first semi-final since Titanic sank

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