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The winger was named player of the tournament at this year's African Nations Cup

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Jose Mourinho admits he was wrong to use the word 'campaign' but still feels Chelsea were victims of poor decisions

Mourinho was fined £25,000 by the FA and says that he would reconsider his wording if the same happened next season

Gary Cahill became a cult figure before last year’s World Cup

Gary Cahill interview: Chelsea defender keeps coming out on top in his climb to success

As Chelsea prepare to parade the Premier League trophy, the England defender’s part in their triumph can seem underplayed. He tells Ian Herbert about being written off – and then proving people wrong

Eight things to look out for this weekend in the Premier League

Eight things to look out for this weekend: Newcastle and Hull in relegation battle, Arsenal and Manchester United in race for third

Sam Allardyce says goodbye to West Ham, Saints' last chance at fifth, Cattermole's record bookings, Chelsea to lift the trophy, Gerrard leads farewells and Sterling faces backlash

Jose Mourinho will give his Premier League winners' medal to his son - not throw it in the Chelsea crowd this time

Mourinho famously threw his first two medals into the Stamford Bridge crowd

Chelsea exits: Didier Drogba and Petr Cech among players who could leave Stamford Bridge this summer

GALLERY: The future of a number of squad players in the balance

Tony Pulis made a point of suggesting that striker Saido Berahino is the type of player who you can build a team around

Saido Berahino: Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal and Manchester City can sign striker - but only for 'right deal'

Tony Pulis says West Brom will not stand in Berahino's way if a top four club comes calling

Petr Cech and Tomas Rosicky

Tomas Rosicky contract extension: Arsenal not using midfielder to lure Petr Cech from Chelsea, insists Arsene Wenger

Gunners take up option to extend the Czech midfielder's contract

Gianfranco Zola: 'Chelsea have been consistent... but next season is different, I'm sure Jose Mourinho will strengthen'

EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea legend on the Blues and their need to improve again

David Luiz

David Luiz says 'I'm not a virgin': Former Chelsea defender denies he is celibate

Instagram post from the Brazil international appeared to suggest the defender had chosen to wait until marriage

Gianfranco Zola has picked his favourite ever Chelsea goal... and it's not the one you think

EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea legend reveals to The Independent his favourite

Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard to miss his first Chelsea match of the season... because of tooth surgery

The Belgian winger has missed just 41 minutes of football this season

Jose Mourinho wins Premier League Manager of the Year - but is the award the kiss of death?

Since the award was introduced in 1993, only Sir Alex Ferguson and Mourinho in his second season have impressed after winning

The 12 worst haircuts of the 2014/15 Premier League season

No one reached Taribo West levels, but there were still a few players the should have been sent back to the barber

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Fifa corruption: The 161-page dossier that exposes the organisation's dark heart

The 161-page dossier that exposes Fifa's dark heart

How did a group of corrupt officials turn football’s governing body into what was, in essence, a criminal enterprise? Chris Green and David Connett reveal all
Mediterranean migrant crisis: 'If Europe thinks bombing boats will stop smuggling, it will not. We will defend ourselves,' says Tripoli PM

Exclusive interview with Tripoli PM Khalifa al-Ghweil

'If Europe thinks bombing boats will stop smuggling, it will not. We will defend ourselves'
Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles: How the author foretold the Californian water crisis

Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles

How the author foretold the Californian water crisis
Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison as authorities crackdown on dissent in the arts

Art attack

Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison
Marc Jacobs is putting Cher in the limelight as the face of his latest campaign

Cher is the new face of Marc Jacobs

Alexander Fury explains why designers are turning to august stars to front their lines
Parents of six-year-old who beat leukaemia plan to climb Ben Nevis for cancer charity

'I'm climbing Ben Nevis for my daughter'

Karen Attwood's young daughter Yasmin beat cancer. Now her family is about to take on a new challenge - scaling Ben Nevis to help other children
10 best wedding gift ideas

It's that time of year again... 10 best wedding gift ideas

Forget that fancy toaster, we've gone off-list to find memorable gifts that will last a lifetime
Paul Scholes column: With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards

Paul Scholes column

With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards
Heysel disaster 30th anniversary: Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget fateful day in Belgium

Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget Heysel

Thirty years ago, 39 fans waiting to watch a European Cup final died as a result of a fatal cocktail of circumstances. Ian Herbert looks at how a club dealt with this tragedy
Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri: Khan’s audition for Floyd Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation, says Frank Warren

Khan’s audition for Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation

The Bolton fighter could be damned if he dazzles and damned if he doesn’t against Algieri, the man last seen being decked six times by Pacquiao, says Frank Warren
Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

Blundering Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – his appointment was an insult, says Robert Fisk
Fifa corruption arrests: All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue

Fifa corruption arrests

All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue, says Ian Herbert
Isis in Syria: The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of President Assad and militant fighters

The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of Assad and Isis

In Syrian Kurdish cantons along the Turkish border, the progressive aims of the 2011 uprising are being enacted despite the war. Patrick Cockburn returns to Amuda
How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape the US

How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields

Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US
Stephen Mangan interview: From posh buffoon to pregnant dad, the actor has quite a range

How Stephen Mangan got his range

Posh buffoon, hapless writer, pregnant dad - Mangan is certainly a versatile actor