The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Jose Mourinho Plants Dynasty-Building Marker With Capital One Cup Win

John Terry and Didier Drogba lifted the Football League Cup following Chelsea’s win over Tottenham in the final on Sunday at Wembley Stadium. If you’re wondering “what else is new?”, this time’s different than the others. Terry and Drogba are stalwarts of Chelsea’s previous glories in the recent past, but Sunday’s triumph assigned tangible...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba hoping history doesn’t repeat itself in final

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba says it's not easy to forget when you're on the losing side in a final. The 36-year-old gave Chelsea the lead at Wembley in the 2008 Carling Cup final before Tottenham Hotspur came back to lift the trophy. And he was in Avram Grant's squad when Chelsea lost 6-5 on penalties […]
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba: Zlatan and I are similar in a lot of areas

Striker Didier Drogba has warned his team-mates that Chelsea's defensive powers will be tested to the limit when they come up against Zlatan Ibrahimovic tonight. The 33-year-old scored 16 goals in 23 games in all competitions this campaign but Drogba has pointed out there is more to Ibrahimovic's game than scoring goals. "[Zlatan] Ibrahimovic is […]
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chelsea: Diego Costa needs to improve behavior

It looks like Chelsea have finally found their new Didier Drogba. They’ve spent years looking for a forward to truly dominate up-front like the Stamford Bridge legend had done, and in Diego Costa, they have found their man. The failed experiment of Fernando Torres is now long gone from Chelsea fans’ memories, as a new Spaniard (well, technically Brazilian) has brought power,...
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba hopes to extend stay at Stamford Bridge

Didier Drogba has said that he wants to remain at Chelsea beyond the end of the season. The Ivory Coast forward received the 2015 Football Writers' Association Tribute Award at a gala dinner in London on Sunday night. Drogba returned to Stamford Bridge last summer following spells with Shanghai and Galatasaray, and he hopes that this summer does not mark the end of his 11-year association...
Via Fox Sports
January 26, 2015  |  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

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

Didier Drogba could be headed for Italy instead of a Premier League return

Didier Drogba could be headed for Italy instead of a Premier League return - originally posted on Serie A Champions Juventus are plotting a shock transfer swoop for former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba. The 36 year old Ivorian has confirmed that he will leave Turkish side Galatasaray in the summer saying good bye to the fans from his Instagram account. “Dear Fans...
Via Soccerlens
May 20, 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 former...
Via Holdout Sports
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Drogba ready for Chelsea test

Didier Drogba has admitted Chelsea will always hold a special place in his heart but has warned his former club that he still feels in great shape as he looks to fire Galatasaray through to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League . Drogba signed off a wonderful eight-year stint at Chelsea by scoring the winning penalty in the 2012 Champions League final, and is now preparing...
Via Fox Soccer
February 25, 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!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Five under-the-radar AL MVP candidates

Michigan sent recruit's GF a letter

MLB teams that could disappoint

25 years ago, the best Sweet 16 of all time was pure madness

The 2015 bad quarterback carousel

17 facts to know before the Sweet 16

Agent: Sam was horrible at veteran combine

Keeping judo ‘pure’ in Europe means keeping MMA out

The Sweet 16 should be seen as success

On the Browns, Hard Knocks, questions and narratives

Sweet 16 West Region preview

Sweet 16 Midwest Region preview

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.