Drogba strikes as Montreal sink Galaxy

Montreal (AFP) – Didier Drogba scored an injury-time winner as the Montreal Impact downed the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-2 to maintain their place near the top of Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference standings. Drogba’s goal in the fourth minute of injury time came after a terrible blunder by Galaxy goalkeeper Brian Rowe, who allowed the former Chelsea striker’s long-range...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Saturday Night Roundup: Kei Kamara makes Revolution debut

Montreal Impact 1-1 Philadelphia Union: The Montreal Impact thought the match was in their hands, as their own Didier Drogba was the first to score his goal in the 3′ minute. However, C.J. Sapong of the Philadelphia Union decided he wasn’t going to have Drogba be the only scorer, and scored his goal for the Union in the 24′ minute. The match ended in a 1-1 draw, with Montreal...

Drogba scores fourth goal of MLS season in Montreal draw

Montreal (AFP) – Former Chelsea standout Didier Drogba scored on a half-volley in the third minute and Eastern Conference leader Montreal played to a 1-1 Major League Soccer draw with visiting Philadelphia. It was the fourth deadlock in a row for the Impact, with Ivory Coast star Drogba’s fourth goal of the season being matched by the Union’s CJ Sapong in the 21st minute. Montreal...
Via World Soccer Talk
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba scores six minutes into return from self-imposed turf exile

Didier Drogba watched and waited as the Montreal Impact got their season started. That's because the team was playing on artificial turf and Drogba didn't want to put his body through the pounding of playing on the surface. But with their early-season turf stretch in the rearview mirror, the Ivorian returned to the pitch as a 50th minute substitute on Saturday.Six minutes after he...
Via Fox Sports
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba files suit against Daily Mail over charity allegations

Chelsea and Cote d'Ivoire legend Didier Drogba, now with MLS's Montreal Impact, has filed suit against the U.K.'s Daily Mail over allegations that a paltry one percent all of the £1.7 million ($2.4 million) of U.K. contributions to The Didier Drogba Foundation have been put towards their intended charitable use.In a statement issued via social media, Drogba called the accusations...
Via Fox Sports
April 14, 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...
Via The Comeback
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...
Via NESN.com
January 06, 2016  |  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...
Via NESN.com
September 19, 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...
Via NESN.com
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba, Chelsea Sink Trick Shot In Response To ‘Boring’ Jibes (Video)

Didier Drogba and six of his Chelsea teammates heard those voices, who call their brand of soccer “boring.” The Blues now have shot back … literally. Drogba and his cohorts sunk a trick shot Tuesday during a light-hearted moment at Chelsea’s practice facility. Drogba recorded the shot and subsequent jubilant celebration and posted it to his Instagram account. Branislav...
Via NESN.com
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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