We're out of the doldrums now, says Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti is confident that his Chelsea side have recovered their form after winning two league games in six days. The Premier League champions' results had declined seriously throughout the winter but, after winning three consecutive matches, Ancelotti believes his team have left their poor spell behind them.

Anelka gives Ancelotti something to smile about

FC Copenhagen 0 Chelsea 2

Everton put holders Chelsea out of FA Cup

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Fernando Torres will improve vows Carlo Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti maintains it is only a matter of time before Chelsea see the best of £50million striker Fernando Torres - and vowed the champions are not about to give up on the title race.

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Torres debut ends with defeat by Liverpool

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Cheick Tioté: 'The players who come in are capable – we'll cope'

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Bardsley backing Sunderland to maintain their European charge

Unlikely goal hero Phil Bardsley is backing Sunderland to maintain their charge for Europe in the most unpredictable of seasons. Sunderland's hopes of completing a famous Premier League double over reigning champions Chelsea on Tuesday night were dashed despite the 25-year-old full-back's stunning fourth-minute opener.

Salomon Kalou spares Chelsea FA cup blushes

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Chelsea set to capture £21m David Luiz

London club may sign defender today but Benfica's demand for player in exchange could be an obstacle.

Chelsea stop the rot and climb back into top four

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Bosingwa own goal dents Chelsea's title hopes

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Chelsea revival halted as Villa discover their fighting spirit

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Chelsea title hopes dented in Villa thriller

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