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Redknapp has been heavily critical of the former QPR defender

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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.

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Chelsea humiliated at home as makeshift side exposed by bold Bruce

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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

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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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