John Terry with Rafael Benitez

John Terry travels with Chelsea squad for Sparta Prague tie

The Blues play in the Europa League this Thursday

Frank Lampard applauds the Chelsea fans

Frank Lampard eager to add silverware in what could be final season at Chelsea

The Blues are in Europa League action this week

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Chelsea are trying to 'break me mentally' says Florent Malouda

France international has not played all season

Jurgen Klopp

'It's not about the money for me': Chelsea target Jurgen Klopp pledges to stay at Borussia Dortmund

Roman Abramovich's search for a long-term manager goes on

Masked Demba Ba set to return for Chelsea this weekend against Wigan Athletic

Striker damaged his nose against Newcastle

Moussa Sissoko is mobbed by his Newcastle team-mates on Saturday
The Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was jeered by the home fans for his substitutions

Alan Pardew treating every Newcastle game as a cup final

Magpies remain close to the relegation zone

Uwe Rösler will spend windfall on Brentford’s playing squad

Brentford manager Uwe Rösler gleefully counts cost of Chelsea replay

Victory snatched away but Stamford Bridge replay will generate much needed income

Petr Cech calls on Chelsea to be more clinical

Petr Cech believes Chelsea must rediscover a clinical edge in front of goal to avoid ending the season without silverware.

Gary Cahill

Gary Cahill believes Chelsea can win the title

Blues defender refuses to concede in race for the Premier League

Ashley Cole has reportedly agreed to sign a new contract with Chelsea

Ashley Cole will commit to new Chelsea contract

Ashley Cole has reportedly agreed to sign a new contract with Chelsea, with the club expected to announce the deal within the next 24 hours. The 32-year-old's current deal is due to expire at the end of the season, and he had been linked with a move abroad, with interest from Real Madrid and Paris St-Germain.

Roman Abramovich has inflamed supporters with his appointment of Benitez

Roman Abramovich an obstacle to Chelsea attracting top managers says Ray Wilkins

Blues missed out on Pep Guardiola

Demba Ba

Demba Ba signing could see Chelsea challenge for title says Nigel Adkins

Southampton play Chelsea in the Premier League tonight

'Toxic' Chelsea fans turn on each other over Torres

Chelsea fans groups warned yesterday of a "toxic" atmosphere at Stamford Bridge following Wednesday's 2-0 Capital One Cup semi-final first leg defeat to Swansea City during which their were recriminations between fellow supporters over the booing of Fernando Torres.

Frank Lampard

Chelsea yet to open talks with Frank Lampard about new deal

England international scored twice against Everton

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A descent into madness in America's heartlands

David Usborne arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to be greeted by a scene more redolent of Gaza and Afghanistan
BBC’s filming of raid at Sir Cliff’s home ‘may be result of corruption’

BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

Reporter’s relationship with police under scrutiny as DG is summoned by MPs to explain extensive live broadcast of swoop on singer’s home
Lauded therapist Harley Mille still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Lauded therapist still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Australian Harley Miller is as frustrated by court delays as she is with the idiosyncrasies of immigration law
Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world. But could his predictions of war do the same?

Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world...

But could his predictions of war do the same?
Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs: 'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs
Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities, but why?

Young at hort

Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities. But why are so many people are swapping sweaty clubs for leafy shrubs?
Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award: 'making a quip as funny as possible is an art'

Beyond a joke

Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award, has nigh-on 200 in his act. So how are they conceived?
The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

Sadly though, the Lawrence of Arabia star is not around to lend his own critique
Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire: The joy of camping in a wetland nature reserve and sleeping under the stars

A wild night out

Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire offers a rare chance to camp in a wetland nature reserve
Comic Sans for Cancer exhibition: It’s the font that’s openly ridiculed for its jaunty style, but figures of fun have their fans

Comic Sans for Cancer exhibition

It’s the font that’s openly ridiculed for its jaunty style, but figures of fun have their fans
Besiktas vs Arsenal: Five things we learnt from the Champions League first-leg tie

Besiktas vs Arsenal

Five things we learnt from the Champions League first-leg tie
Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

As the Northern Irishman prepares for the Barclays, he finds time to appear on TV in the States, where he’s now such a global superstar that he needs no introduction
Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to Formula One

Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to F1

The 16-year-old will become the sport’s youngest-ever driver when he makes his debut for Toro Rosso next season
Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

But belated attempts to unite will be to no avail if the Sunni caliphate remains strong in Syria, says Patrick Cockburn
Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I would end up killing myself in jail'

Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I'd end up killing myself in jail'

Following last week's report on prison suicides, the former inmate asks how much progress we have made in the 50 years since the abolition of capital punishment