Sport Samuel Eto'o celebrates his third goal against Manchester United

How the players fared in the Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge

Dindane strikes twice but Bolton can taste safety

Bolton Wanderers 2 Portsmouth 2

Cole's rapid recovery is another boost for Capello

Chelsea full-back ahead of schedule after ankle surgery and will be fit for World Cup

Coyle hopes United will travel without Rooney

The Bolton manager Owen Coyle is keeping his fingers crossed that rumours of Wayne Rooney's knee injury have not been exaggerated – for this weekend only.

Coyle refuses to set Bolton target

Owen Coyle believes it would be foolish to try to predict the number of points that will keep Bolton in the Barclays Premier League this season.

Shawcross is given backing of England management

Ryan Shawcross has been told by Fabio Capello's backroom staff that he has the full backing of the England manager when he turns up for international duty today after his challenge on Aaron Ramsey.

Cahill could return for Bolton within four-weeks

Bolton manager Owen Coyle has revealed Gary Cahill could return to action within four weeks.

Bridge retirement crowns Capello's month from hell

Since qualification for the World Cup England have lurched from crisis to crisis, and now they only have one fit first-choice defender

Adebayor and Vieira have City looking like top guns

Manchester City 2 Bolton Wanderers 0

Coyle backs Davies criticism of referee

Bolton manager Owen Coyle believes Kevin Davies was within his rights to criticise referee Mark Clattenburg.

Frustration for Cahill as World Cup hopes end with blood clot

Bolton defender admitted to intensive care and likely to be ruled out for months

Cahill may miss rest of season

Bolton defender Gary Cahill could miss the rest of the season after suffering a blood clot in his arm.

'Shy guy' Johnson can shout to the top

Birmingham look for their 10th clean sheet today and their confident centre-half is eyeing an England call-up

'Moses' Coyle starts to lead Bolton out of danger

Bolton Wanderers 1 Burnley 0

Arsenal's comeback marred by Gallas foul

Gunners go top of the Premier League but 4-2 victory over Bolton aided by defender's 'assault'

Bolton don't need to sell Cahill insists Coyle

New Bolton manager Owen Coyle insists he is not under pressure to sell Gary Cahill to free up transfer funds.

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