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A look ahead to tonight's Premier League fixture at the Etihad Stadium

Mikel and Clattenburg: Chelsea weren't looking for a fight until players' anger became clear. Mikel would not back down

How Terry storm led to Chelsea pursuing Mikel 'monkey' claim

Cover-up fear plus employee law were behind the decision to proceed with complaint against referee Mark Clattenburg

Former FIFA referee George Courtney thinks Chelsea did the wrong thing

George Courtney: Chelsea did the wrong thing reporting the referee

I can say with hand on heart that as far as referees are concerned it is inconceivable for me that a top referee could make a racist remark to a player. It's such a sensitive issue, and quite rightly so, that I would be staggered if Mark Clattenburg had even thought such nonsense.

Capital One Cup: Chelsea v Manchester United match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s Capital One Cup fixture at Stamford Bridge

Manchester United defender Scott Wootton

Manchester United set to make changes for return to Chelsea

The dust may still be some way from settling on Manchester United's dramatic and controversial win over Chelsea on Sunday, but the two clubs must get ready to do battle again.

James Lawton: A game diving into the gutter frames plight of Clattenburg

Mark Clattenburg may not always have been a model of propriety but it is still hard to believe that the referee could have been so monumentally careless of his own and what is left of football's reputation.

Juan Mata silent over Mark Clattenburg allegations

Juan Mata stayed silent over allegations Mark Clattenburg used “inappropriate language” towards him after his blog on Chelsea's acrimonious defeat to Manchester United went online today.

Hernandez has last laugh as Clattenburg's cruel twist settles pulsating encounter

As the extra stewards were deployed around the mouth of the tunnel and the home crowd focused their outrage exclusively on the man in black, Mark Clattenburg will have had that growing sense of dread that in modern football's high court of HD super slo-mo replays, he had been found guilty of error.

Juan Mata scored two of Chelsea's goals

Late strikes give Chelsea score they expected

Chelsea achieved the sort of scoreline that might have been expected against last season's surprise Danish champions but hardly in the grand manner. It required three goals in the last 11 minutes of a pleasingly open match to see off spirited opposition in Nordsjaelland with their insistent possession game, occasionally let down by naive mistakes.

Roberto Di Matteo has considered Arsenal a threat since the start of the season

Roberto Di Matteo refuses to get carried away despite strong start by Chelsea

Roberto Di Matteo has refused to get carried away with Chelsea's start to the Barclays Premier League season, insisting they should be judged after 19 games, not six.

Terry and Chelsea emerged victorious yesterday

Terry leads Chelsea to victory as Mourinho denies player is racist

Blues captain survives hostile reception at Arsenal and receives backing from his former manager

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.

Spain v France: Euro 2012 match preview

With two quarter-finals done in Euro 2012, Spain face up to France in what promises to be the closest encounter of the knockout stage so far.

<b>Damien Duff: </b>Always on the back foot. Spent most of the evening providing cover to John O’Shea. Never got far enough forward to influence the game. 6

Damien Duff deflated by Republic of Ireland defeat to Spain

Damien Duff was today reflecting on the end of a dream after the Republic of Ireland's bruising defeat by Spain.

EDEN HAZARD: The former Lille star will become the fourth Belgian player at Chelsea

Hazard credits Cole for £32m Chelsea deal

Chelsea last night confirmed that they had finalised an agreement to sign Eden Hazard from Lille.

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