Sport Tim Sherwood has taken temporary charge of Tottenham after andre Villas-Boas was sacked

Fabio Capello, Glenn Hoddle and Mauricio Pochettino are in the running for the Spurs job

Momentum with Ancelotti as 'perfect 10' spurs Chelsea on

Chelsea's record of five successive wins in the Premier League prompted their manager, Carlo Ancelotti, yesterday to suggest that teams soon might start to fear his side.

Hiddink admits he would relish another stint in Premier League

Russia coach Guus Hiddink has said he would like to coach in the Premier League again after his temporary spell at Chelsea last season.

Chelsea boosted by Liverpool woe says Ballack

Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack says the Blues have taken extra motivation from Liverpool's inconsistent start to the season.

Ancelotti showers praise on John Terry

Carlo Ancelotti described captain John Terry as the "symbol" of his team after seeing Chelsea win their first outing under his charge 2-0 over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday.

Letters: The 'special relationship'

British troops sacrificed to the 'special relationship'

Everton are a tough test, warns Drogba

Didier Drogba has predicted that Everton will provide stronger opposition than Manchester United did two years ago, the last time Chelsea won the FA Cup. Drogba scored the winner in extra time to beat United in 2007, and Chelsea have not won a trophy since. But the striker has made it clear that Chelsea, who are favourites to win the trophy for the fifth time in their history, will not be taking Everton lightly.

Terry denies he forced Mourinho from Bridge

Chelsea captain refutes Makelele claim that transfer request pushed manager out

Cahill hails Guus the 'genius'

Everton's Tim Cahill has paid tribute to the "genius" of Guus Hiddink, the coach of Australia when Cahill made his name globally at the 2006 World Cup and now the manager of Chelsea, opponents in tomorrow's FA Cup final at Wembley.

Park seizes his final chance after rocky ride

Korean was devastated at being left out in Moscow but will have part to play in Rome

Bridge of sighs bids farewell to Hiddink

Chelsea 2 Blackburn Rovers 0

Terry regrets Chelsea not imposing home rule

In an honest assessment of his side's season John Terry admits that Chelsea's poor home form cost them a real chance of winning the Premier League.

Arsenal defender Clichy ruled out for the season

Arsenal defender Gael Clichy will not play again this season because of a back injury, manager Arsene Wenger said today.

Barça's complaints after first leg were not excuses, claims Sylvinho

The former Arsenal defender Sylvinho has rebuked Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink over his claims that Barcelona's complaints following last week's goalless draw in the Nou Camp came from frustration.

Clarke follows Zola and signs four-year deal at Upton Park

Steve Clarke, the West Ham United first-team coach, has joined his manager Gianfranco Zola in signing a new contract to stay at Upton Park until 2013.

David Ashdown's Sports Picture Diary: Arsenal v Chelsea

The FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley means we're getting to the end of the football season, and for me it's a time to look forward to the summer sports and hopefully some nice warm weather.

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