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Ancelotti, who led the Blues to a Premier League and FA Cup double in 2010, also admits he left out Didier Drogba for a match after he arrived 30 minutes late

Sunderland's Beninese forward Stéphane Sessègnon has proved a bargain since his £6.7m move from PSG in January 2011

Sessègnon: Benin's shy icon living on Wearside

Sunderland forward who is excited about Sunday's derby tells Martin Hardy of his responsibilities to his west African homeland

John Terry applauds the Chelsea fans

Fan's eye view: Chelsea fans won't be calling for Terry's head

The Toxic Twins? Sure, John Terry and Ashley Cole have behaved idiotically. But then footballers always have, and you can't help resigning yourself to the fact they always will.

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard is still part of my Chelsea plan, says Roberto Di Matteo

Chelsea midfielder set to start tonight after being left out of team for Stoke and Arsenal

Roberto Di Matteo congratulates Oscar after the Brazilian’s two goals against Juventus last night

Roberto Di Matteo wants Chelsea to 'move on' from the Didier Drogba era

Roberto Di Matteo today challenged Chelsea to prove they could “move on” from the Didier Drogba era in tomorrow's clash at Arsenal.

Romelu Lukaku: The teenager says he will 'never forgive' AVB for not selecting him

Andre Villas-Boas plays it cool as Romelu Lukaku looks for revenge

When Andre Villas-Boas studies the West Bromwich Albion team sheet today, he will be only too aware that there is one player itching to prove a point to him. Romelu Lukaku.

Shinji Kagawa is congratulated by his team mates

Shinji Kagawa scores winner for Manchester United in pre-season friendly

Shinji Kagawa scored his first goal for Manchester United as the Red Devils picked up the Chevrolet China Cup after a 1-0 victory over Shanghai Shenhua.

Shanghai Shenhua to play Manchester United

Manchester United have confirmed a friendly against Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai Shenhua on July 25.

Wembley Wonders: John Terry and Frank Lampard hold the FA Cup aloft after their 2-1 win against Liverpool

Drogba is hero and history man

Wembley specialists revel in striker's exploits as officials face trial by camera again over disputed goal

Fernando Torres celebrates his hat-trick

Fernando Torres revival gathers pace as Chelsea rout QPR

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Torres is congratulated by Raul Meireles after his second goal at Stamford Bridge today

Di Matteo's faith puts Torres back on track

No goals for 150 days, then two in 17 minutes. Even London bus passengers do not experience periods of drought and plenty to the extremes Fernando Torres has since joining Chelsea 14 months ago.

Juan Mata celebrates scoring Chelsea's first goal

Life after AVB gets off to good start for Chelsea with Cup win

Birmingham City 0 Chelsea 2

Roman sacks AVB then reads the riot act to players

Roman Abramovich told Chelsea's squad what he expected of them in a private meeting at the club's training ground yesterday, just minutes after he had personally sacked Andre Villas-Boas, who finally paid the price for the team's desperate run of form.

Following Chelsea's latest results, Abramovich sacks Andre Villas-Boas

Roman sacks AVB then reads the riot act to players

Roman Abramovich told Chelsea's playing squad what he expected of them in a private meeting at the club's training ground yesterday just minutes after he had personally sacked Andre Villas-Boas, who finally paid the price for the team's desperate run of form.

Jose Mourinho’s previous two clubs, Chelsea and Inter, are struggling

Nick Clark: We need the Special One back. But please, not Benitez

Fan's view: If Rafa is appointed, he may be reshaping the team to a half-empty Bridge

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee