Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Drogba recalls first time Mourinho named John Terry as Chelsea captain

Drogba with Chelsea captain John terry Ivorian striker Didier Drogba has recalled when Jose Mourinho first named John Terry Chelsea captain. Terry played his 500th game for the Blues in victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday. “I remember when we had our first meeting in Seattle at the start of pre-season, Jose was introducing himself and his staff and he was saying okay, John Terry...
Via Afrikan Soccer
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Four Africans named in list of Premier League greatest players

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba Four African players have been named by English newspaper, the Telegraph in their list of the greatest players of the Premier League. Chelsea striker Didier Drogba is the highest placed, and is named in 15th spot. Also in the top 20 is current Manchester City midfielder and reigning EPL champion Yaya Toure, who is 19th. The other African stars inside...
Via Afrikan Soccer
2 days ago  |  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...
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 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

Chelsea welcomes back Didier Drogba

Chelsea has re-signed Didier Drogba after he spent the previous two seasons with Shanghai Shenhua and Galatasaray. Welcome back, @didierdrogba! #CFC — Chelsea FC (@chelseafc) July 25, 2014 {if $ticker->lng_id==1}{else}{"Добавить свое объявление"|translate:10}{/if} Loading... The post Chelsea welcomes...
Via Soccer Xtra
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Didier Drogba holding Chelsea shirt

PHOTO: Didier Drogba holding Chelsea shirt - originally posted on 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

Juventus in talks with African duo Drogba, Eto’o over Bosman transfer

Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o Juventus are locked in talks with African icons Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o. Both players are coming off contract, Drogba with Galatasaray and Eto’o at Chelsea, next month and have held talks with Juve this week. La Stampa says Drogba is seeking a two-year deal worth €10 million from Juve, while the Bianconeri’s last offer was for...
Via Afrikan Soccer
May 22, 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
Soccer News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

NFL Power Rankings Week 7

Pistorius sentenced to five years

Lane Kiffin trashed in political ad

Details of War Machine's suicide letter leaked

Angry Jimbo Fisher cuts off interview

Is Kobe's deal hurting the Lakers?

Tenn. coach tried to trip Ole Miss CB?

GGG continues his reign of terror

The 6 things that mattered this weekend in the premier league

News station congratulates Gary Payton for TD record

Ray Rice could be back by Week 10?

12 amazing stats from Week 7

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.