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Didier Drogba left off Chelsea's Champions League squad vs. Sporting Lisbon

Didier Drogba did not travel with Chelsea for Tuesday night's Champions League Group G clash at Sporting Lisbon. The Blues trained at their Cobham training base on Monday morning before departing for Portugal without Drogba, whose absence was unexplained in the squad list posted on the Chelsea website. Diego Costa traveled with manager Jose Mourinho hoping to field the striker...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gervinho urges Ivory COast to move on from “irreplaceable” Drogba

Drogba retired from international football this summer AS Roma winger Gervinho has called on Cote d’Ivoire to move on from the days of iconic striker Didier Drogba. Drogba ended his international career after the World Cup this summer after scoring 65 goals in 104 games, making him the Elephants’ all-time leading goalscorer. Gervinho acknowledges the huge contribution of Drogba...
Via Afrikan Soccer
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hazard in talks over new deal at Chelsea; Drogba back in training

Jose Mourinho expects Eden Hazard to commit his long-term future to Chelsea after revealing the Belgium international is discussing a contract extension. The 23-year-old playmaker signed for a reported £32million from Lille in 2012 and has become an increasingly influential figure in his two years at Stamford Bridge. Hazard has three years to run on his current deal, but Mourinho...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba faces for months out due to injury

Drogba face a long term injury Chelsea fear Didier Drogba could be out for FOUR MONTHS with an ankle injury. The Mirror says Chelsea are sweating on the fitness of Drogba amid fears that the striker could be out for up to four months with an ankle injury. The Blues have responded by insisting the prognosis for the Ivory Coast marksman is “a matter of weeks and not months”. But...
Via Afrikan Soccer
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba Announces Retirement From Ivory Coast National Team

Didier Drogba, who made his debut for the Ivory Coast national team 12 years ago, has today announced his retirement from international soccer. The 36-year old Chelsea striker featured in three World Cups, and has captained his national side for the last eight years. Drogba also lead “Les Elephants” to two runners-up finishes in the African Cup of Nations in 2006 and in 2012...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea FC: 3 points from preseason

Chelsea FC continue their preseason preparations as their first Premier League fixture against Burnley fast approaches.  Here are three points to be taken from this summer.  1. The King has returned Chelsea fans did a double-take this week when the club announced Didier Drogba was returning to the Blues.  Drogba, hero of the 2012 Champions League Final, was always going to come...
Via isportsweb.com
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Didier Drogba’s shock return to Chelsea makes perfect sense

Why Didier Drogba’s shock return to Chelsea makes perfect sense - originally posted on Soccerlens.com It’s been one hell of a transfer window for Chelsea Football Club. After a trophy less campaign, it hasn’t taken manager Jose Mourinho to wring the changes and turn the Blues into a formidable-looking force. The two positions where Chelsea most-needed reinforcements were centre...
Via Soccerlens
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Didier Drogba holding Chelsea shirt

PHOTO: Didier Drogba holding Chelsea shirt - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Chelsea have completed the signing of their form striker Didier Drogba on a one-year deal on Friday. The former Galatasaray was seen holding the Blues shirt and his deal would come as a massive boost for the fans of the fans of the West London club. After signing a deal with Chelsea, Drogba admitted...
Via Soccerlens
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Drogba moves closer to a Chelsea return as he texts old teammates to about coming back to Stamford Bridge

Didier Drogba is poised to take a step closer to realising his dream of a return to Chelsea this week. Talks have been ongoing over a one year player-coach contract which will see the 36-year-old Stamford Bridge idol reunited with mentor Jose Mourinho. Drogba is understood to have already texted some of his former Chelsea teammates to hint at his return. Chelsea have wanted to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Didier Drogba's free kick sails into the stratosphere

In Champions League Round of 16 soccer action Tuesday, Galatsaray forward Didier Drogba sent a free kick sailing so high over the crossbar that it hit a banner with his name on it hanging on the middle tier of the stadium.It's possible that Drogba may have felt a bit distracted while facing Chelsea, his former team for which he spent eight years of his career, as the fans and...
Via Holdout Sports
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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