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Schalke attacker Julian Draxler collected Didier Drogba’s jersey after Chelsea game [Picture]

Schalke attacker Julian Draxler put in an impressive display in his club’s draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The Germany international is the subject of interest from many top European clubs including Arsenal and showed why by being a constant menace to the Chelsea defence. He outshone his opposite number Didier Drogba, the Blues legend […]

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba: If I had taken my chance then it would have been game over [Video]

Chelsea fans had mixed feelings when they saw Didier Drogba’s name on the team-sheet ahead of the Champions League match versus Schalke. On one hand, they were relishing the prospect of seeing the man who essentially secured Chelsea’s only European Cup represent the Blues in the competition again. On the other hand, Diego Costa has […]

Chelsea vs. Schalke, Lineups: Didier Drogba gets a surprise start

Diego Costa is on fire for Chelsea, but the Spaniard will be rested against Schalke. Veteran Didier Drogba starts instead, which may ease the visitors' panic a bit. Wait, haven't we seen this before? Oh, yes. Last season Chelsea and Schalke met in the group stages. Show More Summary

Chelsea Flop Franco Di Santo Turning Heads at Werder Bremen

Franco Di Santo was a £3.4 million Chelsea gamble which went down the drain, but has he turned his career around with Bundesliga club Werder Bremen? "To be in clothes, changing next to [Didier] Drogba will be something out of another world," Di Santo said in 2008, per Ole (h/t Nick Dorrington at Goal). Show More Summary

Gervinho scores quality solo winner for Ivory Coast v Sierra Leone

With Didier Drogba retired from international duty, perhaps Gervinho is the man to step up and lead Ivory Coast in the coming years. Much derided during his time at Arsenal, Gervinho was terrific for Roma last season and is widely admired for his pace and finishing in Italy – seriously! In an Africa Cup of […]

African Players to Watch in Champions League This Season

The pool of African players at the truly elite end of the European game appears to be diminishing. Legendary forwards Samuel Eto’o and Didier Drogba are now 33 and 36, respectively, and one would assume their days of influencing theShow More Summary

Chelsea secures 2nd straight win; Arsenal draws

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea welcomed back club great Didier Drogba to Stamford Bridge on Saturday but it was another striker who maintained the team's winning start to the Premier League season.

Can Didier Drogba Be the 2nd Striker That Chelsea Need This Season?

Despite signing Diego Costa for £32 million this summer, per BBC Sport, Chelsea supporters are more excited about a 36-year-old who joined the club on a free transfer. Didier Drogba kicked his first competitive ball for Chelsea since sealing the 2012 Champions League win with a last-minute run-out at Burnley on Monday night. Show More Summary

Didier Drogba picks Chelsea’s Eva Carneiro & Jose Mourinho for the ice bucket challenge [Instagram]

And it keeps on going and going and going… Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has become the latest big named star to take on the ALS ice bucket challenge,, and the Ivorian’s nominees for who should come after him were eye-catching. Calling on two pop heavy-hitters, Drogba called on U2?s lead singer Bono and rapper 50 Cent […]

Didier Drogba posts Instagram picture montage after Chelsea win at Burnley

Didier Drogba made his second Premier League debut for Chelsea at Turf Moor on Monday night. The Ivorian striker was introduced by Jose Mourinho to replace Eden Hazard on 84 minutes of Chelsea’s 3-1 win at Burnley. It now would appear that Drogba is the second choice striker for Mourinho at Chelsea, behind Diego Costa […]

Chelsea's Drogba Retires from International Play as 2nd-Leading African Scorer

With the recent announcement of his retirement from the Ivory Coast national team, Chelsea forward Didier Drogba finishes his international career as the second-leading scorer among all African players, per ESPN's Paul Carr. Drogba 's...Show More Summary

Mohamed Salah Is the Player Who Should Be Culled in Chelsea's Squad Reduction

Jose Mourinho has been at pains to explain his transfer dealings this summer are done. After signing Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, Filipe Luis and Didier Drogba, no more players will be arriving at Stamford Bridge in this transfer window. Show More Summary

Oscar award helps Drogba get No 11 Chelsea shirt back

Didier Drogba praised an Oscar performance on Friday when the returning Chelsea great was handed the number 11 shirt he made famous during his first spell at Stamford Bridge. Drogba displaces the Brazil international who instead took...Show More Summary

Oscar vacates the Chelsea number 11 jersey for returning hero Didier Drogba

Chelsea playmaker Oscar has vacated the number 11 jersey for returning hero Didier Drogba. In a gesture of respect, the Brazilian attacker decided to give up his shirt for the club legend with Drogba coming back to Stamford Bridge earlier in the summer. Rather conveniently, Oscar could then take the number 8 vacated by Frank […]

Didier Drogba Gets His No. 11 Chelsea Shirt Back from Oscar, Who Moves to No. 8

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba's return to Stamford Bridge has come at a cost to Oscar, who has had to give up his No. 11 squad number on the eve of the 2014/15 season. The Blues confirmed on their website that Drogba has reclaimed the jersey that he wore during his first stint in London. Oscar now takes on the No. Show More Summary

Chelsea's Jose Mourinho Is a Step Ahead of Financial Fair Play

Chelsea recently sold Romelu Lukaku to Everton for a fee of £28 million whilst bringing in returning Stamford Bridge legend Didier Drogba on a free transfer. This was just the latest in a series of deals which has seen Mourinho refrain...Show More Summary

Why Liverpool Won't Regret Not Keeping Divock Origi at Anfield

Sometimes, football is an obvious game. Sometimes, it is not. When Chelsea bought Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku from Anderlecht in 2011, it was thought Didier Drogba ’s replacement had arrived in the Premier League. Tall, strong butShow More Summary

Biggest cheer for Didier Drogba during Chelsea’s squad announcement & presentation [Full Video]

With Chelsea hosting their first friendly at Stamford Bridge since 2006, the club decided to make the most of the occasion, and do a squad presentation for the fans before the game against Real Sociedad. With the Bridge far from full, the reception for some of the players was lukewarm at best (‘Torres! – ‘Yaaaaaay.’), […]

Didier Drogba receives incredible reception from Chelsea fans on Stamford Bridge return [Vine]

Well, what else did you expect, right? Didier Drogba received an incredible reception from Chelsea fans when he returned to Stamford Bridge this evening as the home side prepared for a game against Real Sociedad. The Ivorian striker is a club legend and when it was announced that he was coming back this summer, he […]

Didier Drogba Gets Huge Reception at His Stamford Bridge Return

Didier Drogba became a Stamford Bridge legend by terrorising opposing defenders while wearing a Chelsea shirt. On Tuesday, he made his return in a Chelsea shirt to a huge ovation as players were introduced to the crowd prior to their match against Real Sociedad. [Vine, Chelsea FC] Read more World Football news on

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