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Vincent Kompany: Manchester City captain and Man of Glass has to slow down if he wants to shine again

Captain still the soul of the club but rushing back from injury and into tackles is hurting his chances of regaining top form

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic

Chelsea vs Manchester City: Defensive strategy can be Chelsea's best form of attack

TALKING TACTICS: Danny Higginbotham looks ahead to Chelsea vs Manchester City

Tim Sherwood column: The best January transfer signings are the ones made for the long-term

EXCLUSIVE COLUMN: The former Tottenham manager on when when Derby told him to sign for Kenny Dalgish, Diego Costa's winning mentality and the match between Chelsea and Manchester City

Frank Lampard: Were Chelsea right to let the Manchester City midfielder go?

As the Chelsea legend returns to Stamford Bridge for the first time this weekend we compare him against the current Blues midfielders

Diego Costa 'is not an easy character' says Manuel Pellegrini ahead of Chelsea vs Manchester City

The striker will miss this weekend's Premier League meeting

Chelsea injury news: Cesc Fabregas and Branislav Ivanovic could join Diego Costa on the sidelines for crucial Manchester City clash

Jose Mourinho could be without three crucial players for massive game

Premier League weekend predictions: Will Chelsea widen the gap at the top with victory against Manchester City?

Simon Rice and James Orr preview this weekend's fixtures

Paul Pogba in action for Juventus
Yaya Toure and Roberto Mancini back in 2012

Manchester City transfer news and rumours: Roberto Mancini plans Yaya Toure raid; Scott Sinclair joins Aston Villa; Paul Pogba boost

The biggest transfer news and speculation surrounding the Etihad Stadium

Roberto Mancini (left) and Yaya Toure during Manchester City training
Frank Lampard gave an interview at the weekend that implied City were to blame for the mix-up

Frank Lampard return to Chelsea: Ron Harris warns it 'might blow up' if midfielder scores for Manchester City

Former Blues midfielder returns to Stamford Bridge for the first time

Manchester City forge links with St Etienne to source talent

Defending Premier League champions developing relationship with Ligue 1 side

Chelsea vs Manchester City: Diego Costa set to miss vital clash after charge for stamping

Jose Mourinho also fined for comments on referees

Paul Pogba, Gabriel Paulista, Douglas Costa and Andre Schurrle

Transfer news LIVE: Gabriel Paulista to join Arsenal, Douglas Costa wants Chelsea move, Paul Pogba could leave Juventus

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee