Manchester City face a struggle to catch Chelsea in title race...
Both Mancunian clubs could soon be kicking themselves for not hiring Jose Mourinho as their new manager last summer, writes Dave Kidd We've heard the question all season long from the red half of Manchester: Why did United appoint David Moyes when Jose Mourinho was available? Pretty soon, the Blue Moonies at the Etihad will be asking: Why Manuel ... (more)
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Departures Board: Kyle Walker drops out of our England squad as Jay Rodriguez impresses
After a weekend of Premier League and FA Cup action, we take a look at how squad candidates have affected their World Cup chances Roy Hodgson bade farewell to his players on Wednesday night knowing that he has some big decisions to make in May. This weekend's action strengthened the calls for the inclusion of several of the Three Lions' brightest ... (more)
Premier League Team of the Week: Lallana, Rooney and Shaw Impress
A reduced programme for the Premier League this weekend - as a result of the FA Cup quarter-finals taking place - meant we had only five games to choose our players from for the team of the week.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Forget Eden Hazard for once, Nemanja Matic the machine and Cezar Azpilicueta are unsung heroes
Manchester City 1-2 Wigan: Uwe beauty! Pellegrini's dreams of domestic treble left in tatters after FA Cup holders repeat last year's final shock... and it was sparked by dodgy Demichelis again England 29-18 Wales: Sweet revenge! Care and Burrell tries set up Six Nations title charge after sealing Triple Crown Sheffield United 2-0 Charlton: Flynn ... (more)
Paris Saint-Germain consider 41.5m move for Chelsea playmaker Oscar
Unsettled Van Persie fishing for Arsenal return as Juve and Milan wait in the wings... and Moyes wants to turn Saints Shaw and Lallana into Red Devils in 40m swoop Paris Saint-Germain are weighing up a 41.5million bid for Chelsea's Brazilian star Oscar ahead of the World Cup this summer.
Mourinho makes case for defence
Jose Mourinho lauded Chelsea's defensive resilience after his side moved seven points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Terry rules out England return
Chelsea captain John Terry has reiterated that he has no plans to come out of international retirement and play for England again.
Vint-age Eto'o starts Blues rout
Samuel Eto'o came of age and substitute Demba Ba scored twice as Jose Mourinho's Chelsea beat Tottenham 4-0 to move seven points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Paper Gossip: Rooney to Lead United, Ramsey New Deal, Jose Backs England & More
That's not to say that club football is neglected, with plenty of column inches devoted to the Premier League sides and their trials and tribulations.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
RELAXED: England manager Roy Hodgson
Roy Hodgson praised Saints pair Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw - but admitted he is no nearer choosing which left backs will be in his World Cup squad for Brazil.
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Barcelona to renew interest in Chelsea's Luiz
Barcelona are to return to their pursuit of Chelsea defender David Luiz, after it was revealed that Carles Puyol will leave the Nou Camp at the end of the season, the Daily Telegraph has reported.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
How England Will Line Up Against Denmark
England host Denmark at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night as manager Roy Hodgson begins to fine-tune his preparations ahead of this summer's FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Chelsea star Gary Cahill can be England's rock in Rio
Four months on from the 1-0 setback against Germany, Roy Hodgson put a firm block a few weeks back on the idea that John Terry might be recalled from international retirement to steady the gathering worries at the back.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Chelsea defender David Luiz gets car clamped in London after parking failure
Chelsea defender David Luiz always seems like the kind of guy game for a laugh, but he won't have been left pleased after getting his car clamped in London.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Schurrle treble extends Chelsea lead
German midfielder Andre Schurrle netted a second-half hat-trick to keep Chelsea top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win in the west London derby at Fulham, who remain bottom.
Fulham 1-3 Chelsea
Chelsea pulled four points clear at the top of the Premier League after Andre Schurrle hit a hat-trick against bottom of the table Fulham.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Steven Caulker England selection sparks Twitter storm but Cardiff...
Councilllors took part in a three-hour debate on the 2014/15 budget at City Hall before the Labour administration's proposals were voted through.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Schedule hampers Europe prospects: Lampard
Tough ask: Chelsea's Frank Lampard, pictured during Wednesday's Champions League draw with Galatasaray, says a hectic domestic schedule is hampering English prospects in the European tournament.
Chelsea fear reminder of Didier Drogba's killer instinct in...
Well after midnight in Istanbul, Didier Drogba was still making his way through the crowd of autograph seekers and fans with camera phones who had invaded the corridors under the Turk Telekom Arena.
Fraser Forster makes England squad to play Denmark
England lost 2-0 but Forster was "blameless" for both goals, making a "fine diving save" to deny Chile a third. This appearance against Chile saw Forster become only the second Celtic player ever to play for England whilst playing his club football for the Glasgow club. CELTIC goalkeeper Fraser Forster has been called up to the England ... (more)