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Huddersfield seal Premier League survival and dent Chelsea’s ambitions

Huddersfield Town’s sojourn back in the top flight was supposed to be fleeting, a one-season dalliance with the elite, but David Wagner and his side are not done with life at this level just yet. A point squeezed despite incessant Chelsea pressure will…

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Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp criticises Mohamed Salah dive against Chelsea

• ‘That is not what I want to see,’ says Klopp of his forward• Antonio Conte says Chelsea will fight for a top-four placeJürgen Klopp has made clear his disapproval of the dive from Mohamed Salah which led to the footballer of the year being booked as …

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Chelsea breathe life into their top-four hopes with win over Liverpool

There have been plenty of occasions this year when Chelsea have appeared broken beyond repair. Their title defence fizzled out early but points had been frittered away before the onset of spring as the campaign degenerated into an apparently hopeless p…

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Javier Hernández dents Chelsea’s top-four hopes as West Ham spy safety

The life of Ray Wilkins had been celebrated with gusto in this arena prior to kick-off, from banners in the stands to flowers and a vintage No 8 shirt placed on the assistant manager’s seat in the home dugout. Both sets of fans had warmed to the glimps…

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Antonio Conte ‘not worried’ over immediate Chelsea future

• Chelsea’s Champions League aspirations hit by Tottenham defeat• Spurs move eight points clear of fifth-placed Chelsea in tableAntonio Conte has insisted he has no concerns over his immediate future at Chelsea and will continue to “give everything” to…

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Tottenham’s Dele Alli strikes twice to seal the points against Chelsea

Tottenham Hotspur had been waiting 28 long years for this moment. Not since Gary Lineker wrestled himself free of a scrum of bodies at the far post to nod a late Nayim cross down and beyond Dave Beasant had their travelling fans, on an exposed terrace …

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Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona: player ratings from Stamford Bridge

Willian caught the eye for Chelsea while Umtiti and Paulinho were weak links for BarcelonaThibaut Courtois Occasionally panicked with his distribution, but strong at crosses and helpless for Messi’s equaliser 6 Related: Lionel Messi breaks his duck aga…

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Chelsea’s Antonio Conte vows to fight speculation ‘to the end’

• Eden Hazard double sees winning ways return to Stamford Bridge• West Bromwich’s Daniel Sturridge picks up yet another injuryAntonio Conte has vowed to fight speculation over his future “until the end” after Chelsea recovered their place in the top fo…

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Eden Hazard and Victor Moses relieve Chelsea pressure in West Brom win

It was only when the third goal bulged West Brom’s net as this contest drifted into its final quarter, with Eden Hazard punching the air in celebration, that Chelsea could truly relax and bask in a restorative victory.The Belgian had darted across the …

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Callum Wilson sparks shock Bournemouth rout of Chelsea

Olivier Giroud sat behind the home dugout here, descending ever deeper into his new training coat as if attempting to hide from all he was witnessing. So much of this new start would have reminded him of his darker days at Arsenal. Only 24 hours previo…

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Antonio Conte: VAR official made ‘big mistake’ over Chelsea penalty shout

• Willian should have had penalty for Klose challenge, says Conte• Pedro and Morata deserved yellow cards for diving, says ItalianAntonio Conte has suggested the video assistant referee, Mike Jones, was guilty of a “big, big mistake” after opting not t…

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Hazard penalty puts Chelsea through against Norwich on dramatic Cup night

Chelsea eventually saw off Norwich City in a penalty shootout here – Eden Hazard scoring the decisive spot-kick, with Norwich missing only one of their efforts from 12 yards – but, for long periods, this had been the stuff of nightmares for Antonio Con…

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Chelsea take fortunate point from lively 10-man Leicester as fans grow restless

Chelsea heaved in search of a winner deep into stoppage time here, the locals howling in exasperation as Kasper Schmeichel turned Marcos Alonso’s free-kick round a post, but plucking a victory from this mess of a display would have been an injustice. T…

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Álvaro Morata sets Chelsea on course for victory against stubborn Brighton

Chelsea could survey their work on Boxing Day with some satisfaction at the final whistle. A stubborn Brighton & Hove Albion side were eventually ground down, the visitors beaten into submission after the interval with the home side’s lead never re…

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Antonio Conte says no one will want Chelsea in Champions League draw

• ‘Our opponents won’t be happy to play against us,’ Conte says• PSG and Barcelona among possible opponents for Group C runners-upAntonio Conte believes Chelsea remain a side their more fancied Champions League rivals will be anxious to avoid in Monday…

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Willian miss costly as Chelsea denied top spot by draw with Atlético Madrid

In the end, this was a result to be savoured only in Rome. Chelsea, held at home, had allowed leadership of the group to slip through their fingers at the last and, if the implications of finishing runners-up will only become clear after Monday’s draw,…

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