Frank Lampard retires: Assessing Chelsea, England soccer legend’s career

Now that Frank Lampard has kicked his last soccer ball in anger, it’s time to give him his due.The former Chelsea and England midfielder announced his retirement Thursday, ending his glittering career after 21 yeas at age 38. Lampard used Instagram to tell the world he’s moving on from playing professional soccer. Lampard honed his talent at West Ham but spent the bulk of his...
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Michy Batshuayi Isn't Didier Drogba, But He'll Still Succeed At Chelsea

When José Mourinho arrived at Chelsea for his first stint with the club in 2004, he knew that he needed to make a splash. That splash came in the form of new signee Didier Drogba, who joined the Blues from Marseille for £24 million. The striker went on to become a club legend, scoring 157 goals in an eight-year spell and adding seven more goals when he rejoined the Blues for...
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July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Don't Count Out Chelsea In The Champions League

Before we begin, let's go back to the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final. As Didier Drogba stepped up to take his game-winning penalty kick, he knew he had West London behind him and North London against him. With the single stroke of his right leg, Drogba sent Chelsea, who finished sixth in the Premier League, into the next season's Champions League and sent fourth-place Tottenham...
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February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba Reportedly Retires, Will Rejoin Chelsea As Assistant Coach

After an illustrious career filled with remarkable goals, a reputation for being one of the best big-game players in the sport and showing off impressive dance moves, Didier Drogba has reportedly retired from the game of soccer, according to French site L’Equipe. L’Equipe reports Drogba will be behind the bench when Chelsea plays PSG in the Champions League on February 16...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Didier Drogba to retire, rejoin Chelsea as assistant

Didier Drogba is set to make his third coming to Chelsea, but this one couldn’t be more different from the other two. Drogba, 37, has decided to retire as a player and begin his coaching career, French magazine L’Equipe reported Wednesday, citing Canadian sources. Drogba will join Chelsea’s coaching staff under interim manager Guus Hiddink. Major League Soccer’s Montreal...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Drogba amazes as Rapids drop close match to Impact (video)

Contrary to what your grade school teachers taught you, defeat is spelled D-R-O-G-B-A. At least, that was the case for the Colorado Rapids, as they fell to the Montreal Impact 1-0 this past Saturday in their final home game of the season. The former Chelsea striker and Ivory Coast native Didier Drogba scored the only goal of the match, cashing in on a free kick from 30 yards in...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Drogba, Impact Cool Off Red-Hot Revolution In Rainstorm (Video)

MONTREAL — Didier Drogba, Johan Venegas and Dilly Duka scored and the 10-man Montreal Impact beat New England 3-0 in a driving rainstorm Saturday night to end the Revolution’s winning streak at six games. The Impact (10-11-6) are undefeated in four games since Mauro Biello replaced Frank Klopas as coach. They are sixth in the Eastern Conference, two points ahead of New York City...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

MLS: Didier Drogba’s hat-trick is worrisome

Didier Drogba is off to a good start with Montreal Impact. In his first start in MLS, it took Didier Drogba only 65 minutes to record his first hat-trick. Although the sight of the Ivorian legend dominating Chicago Fire’s backline was thoroughly pleasing to the eye, his performance raises one crucial question. How far has MLS progressed in the last five years? The answer to that...
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September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Didier Drogba, Montreal Impact In Advanced Talks Over MLS Contract

Didier Drogba might use Montreal as a base for an attempt to rule over another kingdom. The Montreal Impact have acquired Drogba’s Major League Soccer rights from the Chicago fire, clearing the way for his arrival in the Canadian city, ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle reported Sunday, citing sources. Drogba strongly is considering signing an 18-month contract worth over $3 million with...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Fire and Montreal Impact battling to sign Chelsea legend Didier Drogba

Despite his age, Didier Drogba will be one of MLS’ best finishers if he joins either Montreal Impact or Chicago Fire. At the age of 37, Didier Drogba is still a wanted man. The rumors swirling around the footballing world is that MLS clubs Montreal Impact and Chicago Fire are battling for the Ivorian legend’s signature. The Eastern Conference bottom feeders are desperately in...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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