No team is perfect: six reasons why Chelsea can be beaten

Five wins out of five, 21 goals, but the title holders are not flawless, says Mark Fleming

Ancelotti laughs off Mancini title comments

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti laughed off suggestions from Roberto Mancini that the Blues have already won the title as they prepare to face his Manchester City side at Eastlands tomorrow.

Lampard will miss City showdown and is big doubt for Arsenal derby

Chelsea midfielder suffers setback in hernia recovery as mounting injuries start to concern League leaders

Hughton hails Ameobi performance for Newcastle

Chris Hughton hailed two-goal hero Shola Ameobi after Newcastle dumped Chelsea our of the Carling Cup at Stamford Bridge.

Ameobi delivers the knockout blow in a classic bout at Bridge

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Carling Cup: The night the mighty fell

League Two Northampton record historic win in Anfield shoot-out as injury fears compound Chelsea's loss and Mancini insists he has 'no regrets'

Ameobi rocks 10-man Chelsea

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Ancelotti reveals the secret of his success: Zidane

Chelsea manager expresses gratitude to French maestro who showed him benefit of 'free play' while at Juventus

Rampant Chelsea demolish Blackpool

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Ancelotti keen to avoid banana skin against Tangerines

Carlo Ancelotti confessed on Friday that he has never met Ian Holloway. It is entertaining to imagine the Chelsea coach's famously expressive left eyebrow disappearing into his hairline when he is confronted for the first time with a full-on Ollie during and – if the Blackpool manager gets his way – after today's match at Stamford Bridge between the Premier League champions and the new boys.

Chelsea's spread of scorers has rivals running scared, says Anelka

It is little wonder that Chelsea are bubbling with confidence right now, with 21 goals scored in their run of five victories since the season began. Blackpool are next up at Stamford Bridge on Sunday and are odds on to join West Bromwich Albion, Wigan, Stoke City, West Ham United and MSK Zilina on the wrong end of a hiding.

Newcastle new boy Tiote says Drogba inspired move to England

Newcastle United's new signing Cheik Tiote has revealed that his compatriot Didier Drogba advised him to come to England to further his football education.

Grant calls for character as nightmare start goes on

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Essien leads Chelsea on cakewalk

West Ham United 1 Chelsea 3: Blundering West Ham's spirit not enough to close the frightening gap in quality between top and bottom

Premier League round-up: Chelsea and Arsenal keep pace as City slip up

Chelsea had no difficulties seeing off West Ham, which is still without a point after four matches. Michael Essien netted Chelsea's first goal after two minutes and headed in its third in the 83rd.

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