Henry reaches Anfield summit and wipes out debt mountain

Hicks and Gillett withdraw US injunction / New owner pumps £240m into club / Hodgson fears he could be on way out

Roma coach Ranieri dismisses Totti row

Roma coach Claudio Ranieri insists he has not fallen out with Francesco Totti as some reports have suggested.

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Frustrated coach Rafael Benitez blamed wasteful finishing for Internazionale's first defeat of the Serie A season at the hands of AS Roma.

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Dear Gerard, Welcome back.Your first Premier League match in six years.

Ancelotti wants youth to expand Roman's empire

Chelsea return tonight to the Pod Dubnom Stadium where Roman Abramovich's Russian revolution began seven and a bit years ago. Back in 2003 Claudio Ranieri's hastily compiled team completed a 2-0 victory over MSK Zilina in the first leg of a Champions League qualifier, a game in Slovakia which marked the dawning of the club's Roman empire.

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James Lawton: Mancini has raised the stakes in the greatest gamble in football history

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All you need is love... and that's why Joe chose Liverpool

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Roma insist De Rossi is going nowhere

Roma coach Claudio Ranieri has told other clubs to forget about signing Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi.

Fabregas 'looking good' for comeback

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Ranieri plays down Roma title chances

Claudio Ranieri is refusing to entertain suggestions that his AS Roma side are serious challengers for the Scudetto.

Grant praises players' generosity

Avram Grant revealed yesterday that his Portsmouth club's players and coaching team are paying the wages of four members of the training ground staff. The contrast with Roman Abramovich's bankrolled Chelsea, who Pompey meet at Fratton Park tonight, could not be starker.

Ancelotti confident of Chelsea future

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti believes he will "definitely" still be in charge of the Blues next season whatever happens in the Barclays Premier League run-in.

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