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Roberto Di Matteo faces up to defeat in Turin

A travesty for Roberto di Matteo: yet another Chelsea legend sacked at the whim of Abramovich

A blip is no excuse to sack a fine manager like this Italian

The Sports Matrix: Wednesday 21 November 2012

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The Football Association’s governance department has carried out all its interviews into Chelsea’s complaint about referee Mark Clattenburg allegedly making a racist remark to John Obi Mikel and a decision is expected this week on whether he will face a disciplinary charge.

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Why Chelsea could be singing the Champions League blues

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Oscar scores Chelsea's second last night from long range

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Chelsea silent over speculation John Terry has been stripped of the captaincy

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