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Factfile: Rio Ferdinand announces retirement from England

The Manchester United defender collected 81 caps

John Terry is taken off the pitch with an ankle injury during Chelsea's 2-1 victory over Aston Villa

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Fifa will not take action over alleged racist chants against Rio and Anton Ferdinand

The incident occurred during England's game against San Marino

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The Chelsea interim-manager returns for the first time

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Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata see star status continue to grow

Midfielder has been in exceptional form this term

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FA find no evidence of racist chanting directed at Rio and Anton Ferdinand by England fans

Anti-racism group FARE reported England to Fifa following match against San Marino

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Southampton 2 Chelsea 1 match report: Saints loosen Blues' grip on top four

Pochettino's latest scalp leaves Chelsea hanging on to Champions League place by two points

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A former prison officer with access to confidential information on John Venables,  one of the convicted killers of James Bulger, and a former policeman, have been jailed for selling information to The Sun newspaper.

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