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Tempers flare after horror tackle

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could not contain his anger at Birmingham's Martin Taylor after the defender's horror tackle left Eduardo fighting to save his career. Eduardo underwent surgery in Birmingham's Selly Oak hospital on Saturday night for a double compound fracture of his left leg.

Terry set for speedy Chelsea return

John Terry could play for Chelsea in the FA Cup against Macclesfield this weekend, barely a week after undergoing keyhole surgery on a back injury that has troubled him for much of the season. Terry trained with the rest of the Chelsea squad ahead of Tuesday's goalless Premier League away to Aston Villa.

Robson warns Barca to beware Chelsea ‘acting’

West Brom boss Bryan Robson has warned Barcelona to be prepared for the play-acting of Chelsea striker Didier Drogba in Tuesday's Champions League clash. Jose Mourinho will take his side into their biggest game of the season in the Camp Nou with stinging criticism from Robson ringing in his ears after his 100th match in charge of Chelsea ended in acrimony.

Alex Ferguson blasts ref over Ronaldo

Alex Ferguson demanded referees give Portugal winger Cristiano Ronaldo greater protection after Manchester United's faint Premiership title hopes suffered further damage in their 2-2 draw with Birmingham City at St Andrews. He said there was a rising tide of hatred against Ronaldo being generated by supporters in England and claimed his side were the victims of the latest bout of crowd reaction as they dropped 11 points behind leaders Chelsea.

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