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9hMark Worrall

Mourinho key in tighter title race?

Chelsea won the Premier League by eight points last term and despite the big-spending of their rivals, manager Jose Mourinho still gives the Blues a big edge, writes Mark Worrall.

Cook: Edgbaston a huge opportunity (2:09)
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13hPeter O'Rourke

Adebayor undergoes Villa medical - sources

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor is set to join Aston Villa after undergoing a medical at the club's training ground, sources have told ESPN FC.

19hPA Sport

Platini set to run for FIFA presidency

UEFA president held further talks with football powerbrokers at 2018 World Cup draw in St Petersburg and is confident he has necessary support.

15hPA Sport

Wenger defends transfer spending

Arsene Wenger has rejected claims from Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho that Arsenal have abandoned their cautious transfer approach.

22hIan Holyman

Di Maria signing close - Blanc

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has told media he is "rather positive" Angel Di Maria will soon join from Manchester United.

7hESPN staff

Falcao can be scary again - Mourinho

Jose Mourinho was "a bit scared" when Radamel Falcao joined Manchester United in 2014, the Chelsea coach told ESPN FC in an exclusive interview.

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10hESPN staff

Diaby agrees Marseille deal

Marseille have announced they have reached an agreement in principle for the signing of former Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby.



Barcelona (Suarez, Sandro) and Chelsea (Cahill, Hazard) tied 2-2 after 90 minutes. Penalty kicks coming at the International Champions Cup.


GOAL! Gary Cahill heads home from close range over Jordi Masip to bring Chelsea level with Barcelona at 2-2.


GOAL! Barcelona draws level with Chelsea through Luis Suarez. 1-1 with over 30 minutes to play.


Willian and Ramires on for Chelsea to start the second half. They lead Barcelona 1-0 through Eden Hazard in the International Champions Cup.


HALF-TIME 1-0! Chelsea and Barcelona have had their chances, but it's a single display of brilliance by Eden Hazard that's the difference.