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Won’t play for another English club: Drogba


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) A day after announcing that he would be leaving Chelsea at the end of the summer, Ivorian striker Didier Drogba Wednesday said he would never ... Read more...

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Terry might quit national side


February 4th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Chelsea captain John Terry, who was stripped of his England captaincy by the English Football Association (FA), is contemplating to quit the national side in protest.Terry ... Read more...

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Indian company to fund Nigerian power plant


June 7th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Calabar (Nigeria), June 7 (IANS) Indian company Essar African Holdings will finance a 600-MW power plant in Cross River State in the West African nation of Nigeria, company officials say.The ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole escapes police rap over shooting Chelsea intern with air rifle


March 10th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10(ANI): Chelsea defender Ashley Cole is off the hook with the cops for accidentally shooting a 21-year-old student with .22 air rifle.Surrey Police dropped their investigation after visiting the club's ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole ’shoots’ Chelsea intern with air rifle


February 27th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27(ANI): Chelsea defender Ashley Cole has accidentally shot a 21-year-old student with .22 air rifle.Cole apparently turned up at the club's Cobham training ground holding the weapon, and accidentally discharged ... Read more...

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Chelsea buys Benfica defender David Luiz for 21.5 million pounds


February 1st, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): After buying ace striker Fernando Torres in a record deal, Chelsea wrapped up the 21.5 million pounds signing of Benfica defender David Luiz just minutes before the ... Read more...

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Michael Essien named ‘Lance’ for driving pushbike instead of his Lamborghini


August 15th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Chelsea star Michael Essien has surprised his teammates by using push bike to reach training ground instead of driving his 190,000 pound Lamborghini.He regularly cycles the 10-mile ... Read more...

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Ancelotti to get 100-mn pounds to rebuild Chelsea, bid for Torres


March 18th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will give coach Carlo Ancelotti 100 million pounds to rebuild the team and that will include a bid for ace striker Fernando Torres. ... Read more...

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Chelsea boss Ancelotti says Sturridge’s twin-goals saved him from ‘running naked’


January 4th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 4 (ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti insists that striker Daniel Sturridge's two-goal FA Cup display against Watford will save him from a naked sprint around the club's training ground. ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s Ancelotti insists on keeping winning momentum up


November 26th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26(ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has said that it is vital at the moment to carry on the flow and maintain the lead in the Premier League table.The Blues ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s Lampard could be out for two months after England training knock


November 13th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13(ANI): Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard could be out of action for at least two months after damaging his thigh during England's training session in Doha.Lampard damaged his thigh soon ... Read more...

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Blues face FA probe over ‘friendly’ punch-up


August 23rd, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.23 (ANI): Chelsea are facing a probe by the Football Association (FA) after a training ground friendly turned into a mass brawl.The practice game, arranged at short notice by ... Read more...

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Chelsea appoint Arnesen as sporting director


July 12th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (DPA) English Premier League giants Chelsea confirmed Sunday that they have appointed Frank Arnesen as their sporting director. Since 2005, when he joined the club from Tottenham Hotspur, the ... Read more...

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Chelsea still in race to win the league, says Hiddink


February 13th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) After taking charge of Chelsea, Dutchman Guus Hiddink has said the London club is still in the race to win the Premier League. Hiddink, who will also continue in ... Read more...

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I don’t want new players: Scolari


January 3rd, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Chelsea coach Luiz Felipe Scolari does not expect to make any January signings at Stamford Bridge after sanctioning the $17 million move of Wayne Bridge to Manchester City.The ... Read more...

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Chelsea midfielder Essien could miss season


September 10th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (DPA) Chelsea confirmed that midfielder Michael Essien will be sidelined for several months after rupturing a knee ligament.The midfielder will have surgery next week after getting injured while playing ... Read more...

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