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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

Friedrich enjoys his late winner in unconventional style

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Manuel Friedrich's header beats Petr Cech

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AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has revealed his club's interest in Chelsea strikers Nicolas Anelka and Didier Drogba.

Speaking after the defeat at QPR, Villas-Boas said:

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Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has been charged with improper conduct following comments about referee Chris Foy after his team's 1-0 defeat at QPR last month.

Blues hit with £20,000 FA fine for failing to control players

Chelsea were yesterday fined £20,000 by the Football Association after they admitted a charge of failing to ensure their players behaved properly during last Sunday's derby defeat at Queen's Park Rangers.

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The Football Association are looking into comments made by Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas about referee Chris Foy's performance in yesterday's 1-0 defeat against QPR.

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Toure remembers his roots while climbing to the top of the tree

Yaya Touré says that every Manchester City match is like a cup final. Which should hardly faze a man who won a Wembley semi-final against Manchester United last season by scoring the only goal and then repeated the dose against Stoke City in the final a month later.

Villas-Boas happy to risk Drogba exit

Chelsea may be trying to balance the books, again, but they are prepared to risk losing four leading players on free transfers next summer rather than sell them in January, Andre Villas-Boas indicated yesterday.

Lampard remains a key player, says Villas-Boas

Chelsea manager defends his 'tactical' withdrawal of veteran midfielder but fields youngsters in Carling Cup

Sam Wallace: Lampard all too convenient a target for fans' frustration at England's shortcomings

Lampard is not contrite in the way the mob so often demand. When England crash out of a tournament an apology can be the easy option but he does not take it

Chelsea in race to sign Alvaro Pereira

The agent of Alvaro Pereira has claimed Chelsea were still in negotiations to sign the left-back from Porto.

The tall German with a big task: bring order to Gunners' defence

Per Mertesacker reads the game well but lacks pace. Is he the man that Arsenal are crying out for?
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