Sport David Moyes has said he hopes to know more on the transfer of Cesc Fabregas in the next few days

David Gill has stood aside for group managing director Richard Arnold as well

James Lawton: Ancelotti busy building second empire

Chelsea's awesome display puts in stark contrast the dwindling horizons of those former giants of the game, Liverpool and Everton

Everton turn down £14m Chelsea bid to lure rising star Rodwell

Chelsea have made their first significant move since their transfer embargo was suspended by making a preliminary £14m offer for the Everton teenager Jack Rodwell, which has been rejected by the Merseyside club.

Chelsea target £150m deal for Stamford Bridge naming rights

New chief executive arrives with plan to raise funds and shake off club's 'brash' image

Terry holds reins as Chelsea's middle man

John Terry has had more interest than most Chelsea players in the arrival of Ron Gourlay as the successor to Peter Kenyon as chief executive. The night before the announcement of Kenyon's long-expected departure last week, Terry revealed that as club captain he has played an increasingly influential role in pleading with Kenyon and the owner Roman Abramovich for new contracts on behalf of players such as Didier Drogba and Ashley Cole.

Carlo Ancelotti: 'Chelsea are on par with Manchester United'

Carlo Ancelotti insists Chelsea are on the same level as Manchester United despite Harry Redknapp's dig at the Blues ahead of Sunday's clash with Tottenham at Stamford Bridge.

Gourlay to replace Kenyon as Chelsea chief executive

Chelsea today named Ron Gourlay as their new chief executive.

Attention turns to Peter Kenyon's next move

Focus will now be on where Peter Kenyon goes next after it was announced yesterday he will leave his post of chief executive at Chelsea.

Glenn Moore: A great salesman, not a football man

Departing chief executive understood business but not soul of the game

Peter Kenyon to quit as Chelsea chief executive

Peter Kenyon will leave his post as chief executive at Chelsea on 31 October, the Premier League club said today

Leeds demand action against 'predators'

Leeds have called for possible points deductions for "predator clubs" who poach promising teenagers - on a day when Manchester City became the latest Premier League power to be embroiled in a row over the signing of a French teenager.

Blues in crisis – why Kenyon will come off worst of all

After Fifa banned Chelsea from buying players until 2011, Sam Wallace explains who has most to lose and why it may work out for Abramovich

Lens insider puts Kenyon and Arnesen in line of fire

Anatomy of the deal: How Kakuta was poached

Arnesen is defiant over sorry record

Chelsea chief unmoved by club's expensive failure to produce young players

Chelsea seek swift end to Terry talks

Club determined to settle their captain's future ahead of this week's US tour

Abramovich tells Terry he is going nowhere

Chelsea owner and captain clash over City's £280,000-a-week offer
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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
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Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
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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
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Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

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The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
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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
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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
World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

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League system no longer measures up

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