Sport Harry Redknapp faces a challenge in getting QPR back to the Premier League

Redknapp has been heavily critical of the former QPR defender

Manager ready to gamble on Lampard's fitness to end horrendous run

Chelsea are prepared to take a chance on bringing Frank Lampard back for Sunday's game against Tottenham Hotspur after more than three months out as they try to turn around a run of only five points from six Premier League games.

John Terry issues rallying cry at Chelsea

Chelsea captain John Terry has issued a rallying cry to his team-mates as the defending champions look to end their slump against London rivals Tottenham on Sunday.

Chelsea have lost the fear factor admits Carlo Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti admits Chelsea no longer have the confident aura which saw them race away at the top of the Barclays Premier League at the beginning of the season.

Mancini facing winter of sheikh's discontent

Manchester City 0 Birmingham 0

Chelsea humiliated at home as makeshift side exposed by bold Bruce

Chelsea 0 Sunderland 3

Grant pleads for West Ham patience

Avram Grant is hoping West Ham owners David Gold and David Sullivan will be patient with him after a 2-1 home defeat to Newcastle which kept them bottom of the Barclays Premier League.

McCarthy seeks out the positive as Wolves miss their chance

Chelsea 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0

Kalou's killer instinct cures Chelsea blues

Chelsea 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0: Ancelotti blames trip to Moscow for lacklustre display as only poor finishing lets down Wolves

Premier League round-up: Chelsea continue perfect home record

Chelsea continued their perfect home record in the Premier League today with a 2-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers, while Tottenham recovered from a goal behind to draw 1-1 with Everton.

Chelsea to start Bosingwa for first time in over a year

Didier Drogba and Jose Bosingwa are both set to start for Chelsea today against Wolverhampton Wanderers after long injury absences.

Anelka keen on Rooney link-up

Goal hero Nicolas Anelka put his own Luzhniki Stadium pain behind him to suggest that Manchester United's Wayne Rooney would be welcome at Stamford Bridge.

Zhirkov wants to prove his worth at Chelsea

Chelsea's Russia international defender Yury Zhirkov has pledged to show the fans he is worth his £18million price tag.

Villa maintain impressive home record

Aston Villa 0 Chelsea 0

Chelsea told to pay £29m or miss out on Brazil prodigy

Champions' main summer deal under threat as Neymar is offered new contract by Santos

The Highlight Reel: Curse of the Hammers?

First we had the curse of Chelsea, with the Michaels Ballack (Germany) and Essien (Ghana), Jon Obi Mikel (Nigeria) and Jose Bosingwa (Portugal) all pulling out with injury, Didier Drogba breaking his arm, and our own Joe Cole on the bench. And it got worse: Nicolas Anelka has been sent packing by France for an act of rebellion, and John Terry has had his attempted coup foiled before it had ever really begun.

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A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

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A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London