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Portuguese winger bags two-goals in pre-season friendly against Crewe after he was linked with a move to AS Monaco

Chelsea must decide on duo says Mourinho

Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho remains coy over the possible arrivals of Chelsea pair Deco and Ricardo Carvalho to the San Siro this summer.

Carvalho keen to be reunited with mentor Mourinho

Chelsea's Ricardo Carvalho has indicated he would relish a reunion with Jose Mourinho at Internazionale, claiming he has not been given the support through injury that he deserved at Stamford Bridge.

New blue vision must be translated into success

Faltering English disguises new Chelsea manager's intentions, but having Kaka as a playmaker could be the key to his tenure

Breaking up top four only solution for upset Moyes

Everton manager says Champions League is vital for progress after FA Cup loss

Terry vows to 'go for it big time' in return leg

Job done in the Nou Camp, yet even before Chelsea's players had left the stadium they were promising that it would be a very different approach at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday for the second leg of their Champions League semi-final. "We will be going for the game big time from the off," said John Terry, which no one could accuse Chelsea of having done in Barcelona in the first leg on Tuesday.

Hiddink quits title race to focus on Barcelona

Guus Hiddink's decision to throw in the towel concerning Chelsea's title aspirations is a recognition that his team are running out of steam. The Chelsea manager now has the reason he needs to rest fatigued legs at West Ham United tomorrow ahead of next week's Champions League tie against Barcelona on Tuesday night.

Arsenal are a model for all, Hiddink tells Roman

Chelsea manager lavishes praise on FA Cup opponents' respect for stability and style

Lampard on the attack over Chelsea's sloppy defending

Barça will seize on errors, says midfielder as tie with Europe's form side looms

Confidence is everything for Liverpool

Reds take strength from past victories as they seek to storm Stamford Bridge

Hiddink reveals his exit strategy: the future lies in players' hands

Sam Wallace hears the manager speak with assurance about Chelsea's chances under his leadership – and beyond

Spurs surge shreds Hiddink's title belief

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Chelsea 0

Modric halts Hiddink's run as Chelsea fail to narrow gap

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Chelsea 0

Chelsea miss opporunity to close title gap

Tottenham 1 Chelsea 0

Flexible squad can carry Blues to glory, says Hiddink

Guus Hiddink, Chelsea's interim manager, believes his squad's adaptability could hold the key to success on three fronts this season. Chelsea remain unbeaten since the Dutch coach agreed to take charge and they have reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League and semi-finals of the FA Cup. The Blues are also chasing Manchester United at the top of the Premier League. Hiddink's side cut United's lead to four points with a 1-0 win over Manchester City on Sunday but their rivals have a game in hand.

Cole avoids England censure over charge

Capello decides he will not punish Chelsea defender over nightclub incident
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How to run a restaurant

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Paul Scholes column: I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England

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