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The Blues are within touching distance of league leaders Arsenal

John Terry celebrates after putting Chelsea ahead against Southampton

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Joe Cole could seek West Ham exit in January after being hauled off early during defeat to Chelsea

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Frank Lampard of Chelsea scores the opening goal from the penalty spot

Frank Lampard wants Chelsea to show title credentials

Frank Lampard ended his worst Barclays Premier League goalscoring run in a decade at his former club before calling on Chelsea to build momentum into the new year to show their title credentials.

West Ham United 0 Chelsea 3 match report: Frank Lampard hammers his former club

England midfielder celebrates two goals as Chelsea stroll to victory in one-sided London derby

Steven Gerrard was once again England’s driving force on another disappointing night

England 0 Germany 1 comment: Committed Steven Gerrard a relic of a bygone era

It fell to the captain to bring to England a sense of purpose

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The Last Word: Sir Geoff Hurst hawks himself for £20 in age of embroidered boots

Ghosts of '66 highlight the twisted values of modern game on a night of joyless English football

The eyes have it: Jack Wilshere, England’s key midfielder, shields the ball from Chile’s Marcelo Diaz at Wembley on Friday

England v Germany: Joe Hart and Ashley Cole return to fray for Three Lions

Roy Hodgson goes back to the future in defence as England aim to avoid back-to-back defeats at home for the first time since 1977 when they face Germany on Tuesday

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe accepts that his World Cup hopes with England are diminishing the longer Andre Villas-Boas keeps him on the bench

England 0 Chile 2: Jermain Defoe accepts his World Cup chances are diminishing the longer Andre Villas-Boas keeps him out of the Tottenham team

Defoe has been back-up to Roberto Soldado so far this season and has also slipped down the pecking order for Roy Hodgson's England team

Fraser Forster endured a tough international baptism for England

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Wayne Rooney insists World Cup victory remains the aim for England

Few give Roy Hodgson's side a chance at next summer's tournament in Brazil

Frank Lampard will be handed a golden cap by Sir Geoff Hurst

England v Chile: Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard honoured by link to England's 1966 World Cup heroes

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