John Terry has pointed to Chelsea’s resilience as the reason for their imminent title win. Photograph: Reuters

John Terry has pointed to Chelsea’s resilience and ability to dig deeper than those among the chasing pack as key to the team’s imminent title success(...)

Tony McCoy with Jonjo O’Neill at Sandown racecourse. “We’ll never see the likes of him again,” said O’Neill. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The cheering was so tumultuous as AP McCoy returned from his final race, his horse Box Office was probably thinking third is the new first, his ears p(...)

Chelsea captain John Terry celebrates his side being a point closer to the Premier League title at the final whistle of Chelsea’s clash with Arsenal at the Emirates yesterday. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

José Mourinho has shrugged off chants of “boring, boring Chelsea” from Arsenal’s support by suggesting a decade without a league title represents pro(...)

Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal looks on as Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between the clubs. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho laughed off the Arsenal crowd’s “boring” jibes by reminding the Gunners of their wait for the Premier League title as hi(...)

Chelsea left back Cesar Azpilicueta tries to block Danny Welbeck’s cross during the Premier League game at Arsenal . Photo: Adrian Dennis/AFP

Arsenal 0 Chelsea 0By the end, there was the unmistakable feeling that all Arsenal were doing was delaying the inevitable. Chelsea could have wrapped (...)

Arsène Wenger and José Mourinho clash on the sideline during Arsenal’s visit to Stamford Bridge last October. The managers have rarely seen eye to eye since the Portuguese first came to England in 2004. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

It was one of those typical Arsène Wenger throwaway lines, delivered with a faint smile playing across his lips but instantly revealing his true feel(...)

José Mourinho has rejected Arsène Wenger’s suggestion that it is “easy to defend”. Photograph: EPA/Will Oliver

José Mourinho has dismissed Arsène Wenger’s suggestion it is “easy to defend” and moved to justify Chelsea’s switch from an expansive to a more pragm(...)

Arsene Wenger has called on Arsenal fans to give former captain Cesc Fabregas a respectful welcome when he returns to the Emirates with Chelsea on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on the club’s fans to show Cesc Fabregas “the respect he deserves” when the former Gunners captain returns to(...)

Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici  stretches for the ball but  fails to stop a shot by Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez in extra-time during the FA Cup semi-final  at Wembley. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Arsenal 2 Reading 1 (aet, 1-1 after 90 mins)A fumble from Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici in extra time handed Arsenal a 2-1 victory and a place in t(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been singing the praises of in-form striker Olivier Giroud. Photo: Philip Brown/Reuters

Arsenal are still playing catch-up to Chelsea but the in-from Gunners will be ready to pounce if the leaders suffer from some end of season yips, mana(...)