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Chelsea semi-final win shows league title pedigree – Shearer analysis & highlights

Chelsea semi-final win shows league title pedigree – Shearer analysis & highlights

The way Chelsea beat Tottenham in Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final showed why they are going to win the Premier League title too. As usual, Antonio Conte’s side were dogged and resilient – and the manager’s game plan worked perfectly. They were content to soak up Spurs’ pressure and possession and, when they went up the […]

Chelsea beat Spurs in thriller to reach FA Cup final – highlights & report

Chelsea beat Spurs in thriller to reach FA Cup final – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Chelsea 4-2 Tottenham Eden Hazard came off the bench to make the decisive contribution as Chelsea won an FA Cup semi-final classic against Tottenham at Wembley. Hazard had been rested, along with Diego Costa, as Chelsea manager Antonio Conte shuffled his pack against a Spurs side […]

FA Cup: Nemanja Matic thunderbolt sends Chelsea to final

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Cruciate knee-ligament injuries for Ibrahimovic & Rojo

Cruciate knee-ligament injuries for Ibrahimovic & Rojo

Ibrahimovic, 35, is coming to the end of a one-year contract at Old Trafford Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and defender Marcos Rojo have both suffered cruciate knee-ligament injuries and face lengthy spells out of action. Ibrahimovic landed awkwardly when challenging for the ball during the Europa League quarter-final second-leg win over Anderlecht. The ex-Sweden […]

Hull overcome Niasse red card to beat Watford

Hull overcome Niasse red card to beat Watford

Sam Clucas’ stunning strike was just his second goal of the season Ten-man Hull City claimed a gutsy victory against Watford to ensure they remain outside the relegation zone and in control of their Premier League destiny. The hosts endured a nightmare first half at the KCOM Stadium, the nadir coming when striker Oumar Niasse […]

Llorente sets Swansea on way to win over Stoke

Llorente sets Swansea on way to win over Stoke

There were exactly 60 seconds between Marko Arnautovic’s penalty miss and Tom Carroll’s goal Swansea City revived their Premier League survival hopes as they beat Stoke to end a six-match winless run. The Liberty Stadium erupted as Fernando Llorente’s early header gave the hosts a precious lead. The match hinged on a remarkable minute of […]

Lincoln win promotion to League Two

Lincoln win promotion to League Two

Hawkridge had scored just once in the league this season before netting his promotion-sealing double against Macclesfield Lincoln City sealed their return to the English Football League after a six-year absence, thanks to Terry Hawkridge’s brace against Macclesfield. Moments after Lincoln’s Matt Rhead headed against the post, Mitch Hancox’s dipping shot put the Silkmen ahead. […]

12-second goal helps Dons knock holders Hibs out of Scottish Cup

12-second goal helps Dons knock holders Hibs out of Scottish Cup

Jonny Hayes’s shot deflected off Darren McGregor and past Ofir Marciano to give Dons victory Aberdeen reached the Scottish Cup final for the first time in 17 years with victory over holders Hibernian. Adam Rooney pounced on a defensive mix-up to put the Dons ahead 12 seconds after kick-off and Ryan Christie’s free-kick doubled their […]

Chelsea v Spurs – Frank Lampard’s semi-final insight

Chelsea v Spurs – Frank Lampard’s semi-final insight

Watch the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Tottenham live on BBC One and the BBC Sport website from 16:50 BST on Saturday. Chelsea legend Frank Lampard won the FA Cup four times during a glittering 13-year spell at Stamford Bridge. He joins Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Jermaine Jenas at Wembley on Saturday for […]

Football pays tribute to former England defender Ehiogu

Football pays tribute to former England defender Ehiogu

Media playback is not supported on this device Football world remembers ‘inspirational’ Ehiogu Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu is being honoured at football matches this weekend. Ehiogu died at the age of 44 on Friday, after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham’s training centre on Thursday. Both teams will wear black armbands […]

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