2:05 AM EST, Mon February 27, 2017
Ryan Bertrand continues to build on his experiences at Chelsea

Ryan Bertrand continues to build on his experiences at Chelsea

That’s Champions League winner Ryan Bertrand! There’s a very nice interview with Ryan Bertrand, Champions League winner, in yesterday’s Times by Henry Winter, in which the former Chelsea left back reflects on his good times and bad times with the Blues and reveals a few of the lessons and memories he’s carrying to this day from the likes of Lampard and Cole and Drogba. There’s plenty of other stuff in there, too, about his aversion to academies in general and about the big EFL Cup final coming up against Manchester United (and former boss Jose Mourinho) in a couple weeks, so if...
Costa on idolizing Drogba, winning at all cost, and appreciating Cheslea fans’ support

Costa on idolizing Drogba, winning at all cost, and appreciating Cheslea fans’ support

Over the last couple decades, the Premier League has grown to be the biggest football league in the world not only in terms of revenue and financial muscle, but also in terms of exposure and visibility. One of the biggest beneficiaries as well as early pioneers of this growth were Chelsea, who, like most other big clubs in England and Europe, have a much bigger following around the world than just in the immediate local area. But fans aren’t the only ones able to easily follow the team. Future players can as well, such as Diego Costa, who apparently used to watch and idolize Didier...
Daily Mail Feb 9, 2017

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba parties with Chris Gayle

It's party time at the moment for Chelsea fans, as their side sit clear at the top of the Premier League, and one of their greatest goalscorers, Didier Drogba, is in similarly festive mood.
Daily Mail Feb 9, 2017

Diego Costa credits Didier Drogba for Chelsea success

Drogba was in his second stint with the Blues when Costa arrived as his long-term replacement. The £32million new man was signed a few weeks before the Chelsea legend returned to the club.
Daily Mail Feb 4, 2017

Didier Drogba shows off muscle of Kurt Zouma in video

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba may well still be lending a helping hand to the Blues, as his presence provided a good-luck charm in Antonio Conte's men recent victory over rivals Arsenal.
The Sun Feb 4, 2017

Former Chelsea stars Didier Drogba, Michael Essien and Andriy Shevchenko are all VIPs in owner Roman Abramovich’s box for clash against Arsenal

FORMER Chelsea stars Didier Drogba, Michael Essien and Andriy Shevchenko all joined Roman Abramovich for the clash against Arsenal. The trio each enjoyed success during their stay at Stamford Bridge, and were VIPs in the owners box as they watched on from the stands. Chelsea sit pretty at the top of the table and are […]
Daily Mail Feb 3, 2017

Chelsea star N'Golo Kante inspired by Didier Drogba

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has revealed that club icon Didier Drogba, and his rags to riches story, was one of the main sources of inspiration that drove him towards a career in football.
The Sun Feb 2, 2017

Didier Drogba snubs Corinthians as he plots THIRD spell at Chelsea – as a coach

DIDIER DROGBA is set for a THIRD spell at Chelsea, according to reports in Brazil. But the Blues legend will not return to play up front with Diego Costa – the Ivorian is bidding for a coaching role in west London. The Ivorian striker, 38, has been linked with Brazilian club Corinthians in recent days. […]
N'Golo Kanté reflects on the early days of his footballing career

N'Golo Kanté reflects on the early days of his footballing career

While an increasing number of modern footballers are bred in the youth ranks of top clubs, ready-made to tackle a career in professional football from an early age, some still take the more “traditional” route, born and bred in the streets or in the ranks of amateur clubs who still have the local community first and foremost in their minds. Such is the story of N'Golo Kanté. "I came from amateur football. The professional world makes a lot of young amateurs dream, and to go from one to the other can inspire others, like me, when I heard stories of Didier Drogba and [France defender]...
Didier Drogba declines Corinthians offer

Didier Drogba declines Corinthians offer

“Does not feel like the right move” Ever since Clarence Seedorf's move to Botafogo back in 2012, rumours in the Brazilian media linking foreign players past their prime with moves to the country’s top league have been commonplace. Yet, only a few of these moves ever come to fruition, even if most of them involve players who weren’t four-time Champions League winners like the AC Milan and Netherlands legend. It’s been no different this year, with Corinthians taking center stage with their reported interest in signing Chelsea legend Didier Drogba. As expected, a flurry of...
Daily Mail Feb 1, 2017
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba turns down Corinthians deal

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba turns down Corinthians deal

Didier Drogba remains a free agent after turning down Brazilian giants Corinthians. The veteran striker could continue his playing career at the age of 38 after leaving Montreal Impact.
Daily Mail Jan 31, 2017

Chelsea hero Didier Drogba and rapper Drake strike pose

Didier Drogba fans may still be waiting with baited breath ahead of his next career move but the legendary striker looks in no hurry to make a decision following his departure from Montreal Impact.
ESPN FC Jan 31, 2017

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante says Didier Drogba's rise inspired him

After being accused of lacking identity, Steve Nicol believes Antonio Conte is the man to give them just that. Chelsea midfielder NGolo Kante has told RMC Sport that Didier Drogbas unconventional rise to the top fuelled his own progress from amateur football to the Premier League. Drogba was 26 when he arrived at Chelsea from Marseille in 2004 after spending the early part of his career battling for recognition clubs such as Laval, Le Mans and Guingamp. Like Ivory Coast legend Drogba, Kante did not attend a club youth academy in France, instead playing amateur football and then learning his...
the Guardian Jan 27, 2017

Daily Record sides with Didier Drogba in attack on the Daily Mail

But the Mail maintains that its story about the footballer’s charity was vindicated by a charity commission inquiry which followed publication of its investigationThe Daily Record has criticised a Daily Mail investigation into a charity launched by the footballer Didier Drogba.In a lengthy online article about Drogba’s “battle to repair damage done by allegations of scandal”, the Record’s writer argues that the Mail did not properly reflect the fact that the player was exonerated by a charity commission inquiry.“We have been able to satisfy our most serious concerns in relation to...

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