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Redknapp has been heavily critical of the former QPR defender

Inspirational Lampard has the last word

West Ham United 0 Chelsea 1: England midfielder is savagely abused by the home crowd but sets up Chelsea's winner and gets an apology from Zola

Lampard to be thrown into fray after radio rant

Guus Hiddink will send out Frank Lampard to face the abuse of the West Ham fans this afternoon, despite the England midfielder's fragile emotional state following an extraordinary rant at a radio DJ yesterday.

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Terry craves glory to ease the agony of missed penalty

The moment lives with him every day and will do so for all time, he revealed last night. But that missed penalty kick in the Moscow mud is also what John Terry believes can drive him on past a painfully familiar European adversary this evening.

Drogba fires to resurrect Chelsea title ambitions

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Chelsea are driven by Hiddink fear factor

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Hiddink sees Anelka take lead in Chelsea 'soap opera'

Watford 1 Chelsea 3

Bosingwa dodges ban after official's mistake

Jose Bosingwa has escaped a Football Association ban for ramming his studs into Yossi Benayoun's back on Sunday because of a mistake by a match official who saw the incident but did not act upon it at the time.

Chelsea appeal against Lampard red card

Chelsea have appealed against the red card received by Frank Lampard during yesterday's 2-0 defeat by Liverpool, the Football Association confirmed today.

Torres strikes after Lampard walks

Liverpool 2 Chelsea 0

Spurs clinch £15m deal for Keane

Tottenham Hotspur last night clinched the £15m deal for Robbie Keane to return to White Hart Lane. Negotiations with Liverpool concluded around 11pm with Spurs confident that their former striker will sign today before the 5pm transfer deadline.

Deco crowns Chelsea kings of the road

Bolton Wanderers 0 Chelsea 2: Bolton proves a happy hunting ground once again for Blues who beat top-flight record for successive away victories

Van Persie double revives Arsenal title hopes

Chelsea 1 Arsenal 2

Kinnear adds heart to revival

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Chelsea toil but Kinnear senses fresh start after stalemate

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