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Gary Cahill tires of having to show Chelsea he is still the main man

• Centre-half says he has nothing to prove at Chelsea• Cahill: ‘Wining the FA Cup would rescue our season’Gary Cahill hopes his return to the Chelsea starting XI can bring about a happy end to the season for himself and his club but admits it is tiring…

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FA Cup and Premier League: talking points from the weekend’s action

Harry Kane is out of sorts, Joe Hart soars before being floored, and Stoke must choose between youth and experience up frontWhile Southampton will take something from getting this far in the world’s most celebrated domestic cup competition there are ot…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League and FA Cup photos

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from the FA Cup and England’s top flight• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photographyThe Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Wembley specialist Olivier Giroud indulges taste for the spectacular | Paul MacInnes

The Chelsea striker maintained his knack for scoring eye-catching goals and winning at the national stadium in the FA Cup semi-final victory over SouthamptonMind transfer, that seemed the best explanation. In the moment Olivier Giroud cracked open this…

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Olivier Giroud dances past Saints to send Chelsea into FA Cup final

For Chelsea, a season that has underwhelmed could yet yield major silverware. Antonio Conte was back to his animated best on the touchline at the national stadium as his side, inspired by Olivier Giroud’s wonderfully pilfered opening goal and Eden Haza…

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Chelsea v Southampton: FA Cup semi-final – live!

Latest updates from the FA Cup semi-final at WembleyFollow Arsenal v West Ham in the Premier LeagueEmail Rob your thoughts 2.04pm BST Chelsea (3-4-2-1) Caballero; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rudiger; Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Emerson; Willian, Hazard; Giroud.Su…

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Antonio Conte believes FA Cup will be much harder to win than last year

• Conte: ‘I don’t play to enjoy, I play only to win’• ‘Last season Chelsea missed a great chance to win it’Antonio Conte believes Chelsea passed up “a great chance” to win the FA Cup last season and will find success this year far harder to come by as …

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Antonio Conte believes FA Cup will be much harder to win than last year

• Conte: ‘I don’t play to enjoy, I play only to win’• ‘Last season Chelsea missed a great chance to win it’Antonio Conte believes Chelsea passed up “a great chance” to win the FA Cup last season and will find success this year far harder to come by as …

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Mark Hughes admits FA Cup is no escape from relegation worries

• Southampton manager says league predicament will in his mind• But Hughes adds: ‘The day itself is something we can enjoy’Mark Hughes has admitted Southampton’s Premier League survival battle will be in the back of his mind during this Sunday’s FA Cup…

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Chelsea v Southampton: match preview

Chelsea and Southampton met last weekend in the Premier League and the suspicion lingers that Southampton, a side languishing in the bottom three, who had been dominant in establishing a two-goal lead at St Mary’s, may not recover from their capitulati…

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Exeter unhappy as tribunal tells Chelsea to pay £2.5m for Ethan Ampadu

• League Two side say £2.5m fee ‘sends out wrong message’• Chairman attacks ruling as poor reward for academy workExeter City have said they are “disappointed for football” after a tribunal determined Chelsea should pay the League Two side up to £2.5m …

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Victor Moses gives Chelsea win against Burnley plus FA Cup semi-final boost

The FA Cup may have assumed greater importance than Antonio Conte dared imagine at the start of the season but Chelsea are not giving up on Champions League qualification lightly. A top-four finish remains a remote prospect for last season’s league cha…

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Burnley v Chelsea: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates as Burnley entertain Chelsea, 7.45pm (BST)Chelsea hold on at Everton to maintain three-point WSL leadAnd feel free to email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle 6.51pm BST Isn’t it a heck of thing that no Burnley defenders made it into the …

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It is harder to manage Chelsea than Burnley, claims Antonio Conte

• Smaller clubs only aim to avoid relegation, says the Italian• ‘It is difficult if you have to play to win as only one team wins’Antonio Conte believes he has a more difficult job than Sean Dyche and other managers who have smaller transfer budgets an…

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Chelsea win Everton maintain three-point WSL lead

Eriksson scores only goal as Chelsea survive late scareStanway nets twice in Manchester City victoryChelsea maintained their three-point lead over Manchester City at the top of the Women’s Super League thanks to a 1-0 win at Everton. The leaders held t…

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Chelsea’s Antonio Conte: it’s not simple to reduce the gap – video

Antonio Conte urged realism as he talked about the chances of Chelsea securing a top-four finish at the end of the season. His side are currently fifth and trail fourth-placed Spurs by four points. They face an in-form Burnley in their next m…

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Manchester City dominate PFA Premier League team of the year

Five players included from Guardiola’s Premier League championsOnly one player each from Manchester United and Liverpool Five Manchester City players have been named in the Professional Footballers’ Association Premier League Team of the Year. Related:…

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

José Mourinho needs to make drastic changes, Rafael Benítez is getting best out of his players and Jordan Ayew is on a missionHaving so meekly allowed Manchester City to claim the Premier League title, a process of rebuilding Manchester United into fut…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photographyThe Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Mark Hughes tells Southampton players to ‘get details right’ to survive

• Hughes bemoans failure to hold on for win against Chelsea• Saints five points from safety with five games leftMark Hughes has not had much time to get to know his players at Southampton and he does not have much left either if he is to effect a trans…