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Jose Mourinho has given the Brazilian midfielder Willian his Chelsea debut in the side to face Basle in the Champions League tonight, kick-off 7.45pm, the Portuguese coach’s return to the competition in his second spell at the club.

Cech stunned by Chelsea boos

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has declared his surprise after his side were booed off by some fans following their 3-3 draw with Everton on Saturday.

Chelsea to begin Kakuta appeal process

Chelsea will lodge their intention to appeal against FIFA's transfer ban with the Court of Arbitration for Sport today.

Petr Cech: 'I always had huge respect for Mr Scolari'

The Chelsea keeper denies claims by the former Chelsea manager that he helped get him the sack last season, as he tells Sam Wallace in Prague

Ancelotti seeking Terry assurances

New Chelsea manager arrives amid growing fears over captain's future at club

Cech denies player unrest

Petr Cech has dismissed reports of divisions within the Chelsea dressing room.

Watford fears eased by inspired Priskin

Watford 2 Swansea 0

United ease clear with record show

West Bromwich Albion 0 Manchester United 5

Outside the Box: Van der Sar must keep out Baggies to bag new record

Edwin van der Sar must keep out West Bromwich Albion's less-than-lethal attack for 84 minutes at the Hawthorns on Tuesday to set a new Premier League goalkeeping record. The Manchester United keeper has not been beaten in the 942 minutes since Arsenal's Samir Nasri scored the second of his two goals on 8 November. Chelsea's Petr Cech holds the current record at 1,025 minutes, which he took from United's Peter Schmeichel in 2005, but that is still short of Steve De'Ath's Football League best of 1,103 minutes for Reading and the British record for all competitive games, held by Chris Woods of Rangers, who once went unbeaten for 1,196 minutes (19 hours and 56 minutes).

New players not needed, says Scolari

Chelsea manager rules out signings despite agreeing to let Bridge join Man City

Ronaldo named European Club Footballer of Year

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo was named Uefa's European Club Footballer of the Year today after scoring 42 goals last season including eight in the Champions League.

Cech error caused by 'water on the ball'

In the build-up to Turkey's epic 3-2 victory over the Czech Republic on Sunday night, their captain Nihat Kahveci said of Petr Cech: "He is a goalkeeper who can save the life of his team." Alas, poor Cech, and poor Czechs. The Chelsea keeper did, indeed, have their life in his hands, but uncharacteristically dropped it, spilling a straightforward cross at Nihat's feet to allow Turkey an equalising goal with three minutes to play.

Czech Republic 3 Scotland 1: Burley tastes first defeat as Scots fall to Sionko double

Scotland lost their first match under George Burley as the Czech Republic warmed up for the European Championships with a comfortable win.

Moyes in search for Everton's missing magic

The Everton manager, David Moyes, is still searching for the magic formula to turn his nearly men into champions.

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