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The Premier League have released an official list of those out of contract

Abramovich is ready to spend – but is that really good news for Ancelotti?

Chelsea's transfer activity over recent seasons has been abysmal, writes Mark Fleming. It's time the Russian backed his manager

Alan Pardew ready to win over Newcastle fans

Alan Pardew acknowledged he faces a difficult task winning over the Newcastle fans as he was unveiled as manager this afternoon.

Gerrard: 'This last year has been the most difficult since I was 18'

Ahead of today's big game with Chelsea, Steven Gerrard opens up on the turmoil at Anfield and how he hopes that the storm has now been walked through

Israel deny Chelsea's Benayoun claims

The Israel Football Association have disputed Chelsea's claims that midfielder Yossi Benayoun suffered an Achilles tendon tear on international duty.

'Missed' injury costs Benayoun six months out

Yossi Benayoun yesterday said Chelsea's medical staff "missed" the seriousness of the Achilles injury that could rule him out of action until April.

Chelsea lose Benayoun to Achilles injury

Premier League leaders Chelsea could be without Yossi Benayoun for several months after the Israeli Football Association revealed the midfielder has suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Benayoun faces several months out

Chelsea midfielder Yossi Benayoun could face "several months" on the sidelines due to a ruptured Achilles tendon, according to the Israeli football federation.

Kakuta quickly finds his feet to reward Ancelotti's faith

We have had golden boots, golden goals, and golden balls, but Chelsea's teenager Gaël Kakuta trumps them all, for he is the Golden Player. The footballing experts at Uefa think so anyway, based on his performances at this summer's Under-19 European Championships where he was rated the best player at the tournament, an honour that comes with the dubious title of Golden Player.

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 rocks 10-man Chelsea

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Grant's assistant takes control as manager bows out for Yom Kippur

Little-known Serbian coach is thrown in at the deep end as West Ham hope for first point on tricky trip to Stoke

Anelka leads the way as Chelsea's goal spree shows no sign of ending

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Hodgson issues warning to Liverpool players

Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson has warned players if they have nothing to offer either the current first team or the future of the club then they will be shipped out of Anfield.

Nervous return awaits Liverpool after penalty blunder by Cole

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Chelsea told to pay £29m or miss out on Brazil prodigy

Champions' main summer deal under threat as Neymar is offered new contract by Santos
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