Chelsea Top Of Premier For Christmas

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Chelsea will spend Christmas at the top of the Premier League. They were 2-nil winners at Stoke last night in a highly competitive game, and have opened up a three point gap between themselves and second-placed Manchester City. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was impressed by the performance of his players [audio_player src=””] Stoke will spend Christmas in the bottom half of the Premier League. Boss Mark Hughes felt his team gave it a good go after conceding a goal in the opening few minutes of the match [audio_player src=””] Ireland captain Robbie Keane says he won’t be accepting any of the loan offers he’s receiving at the moment. The MLS winner with LA Galaxy says he’s resting until pre-season begins having undergone Achilles surgery last year but admits he is “itching” to get back playing football. Keane was speaking as LA Galaxy announced a friendly with Shamrock Rovers next February. Aston Villa have appealed against the red card shown to Gabriel Agbonlahor against Manchester United. The forward was sent off for a challenge on Ashley Young during the second half of the Premier League draw on Saturday. The club are likely to receive the outcome before their game against Swansea on December 26th.