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I am ready for Chelsea debut: Oscar


August 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Brazil international playmaker Oscar has declared himself ready to debut for Chelsea in the team's Premier League football season-opener against Wigan Athletic Sunday.Oscar joined his new ... Read more...

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Drogba makes immediate impact in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) Former Chelsea football star Didier Drogba made an immediate impact on his debut for the Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua setting up an equaliser in ... Read more...

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Drogba arrives in China to rousing reception


July 14th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 14 (IANS) Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba arrived here Saturday to a rousing welcome from Chinese fans and insisted it was not money but the challenge in an ... Read more...

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Kalou, Bosingwa leave Chelsea


July 1st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Salomon Kalou and Jose Bosingwa left Chelsea as free agents Sunday after their contracts expired.Both ended their time at the club on a high, ... Read more...

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Yakubu set to join Chinese club


June 29th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), June 29 (IANS) Blackburn and Nigerian striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni is set to complete his move to Guangzhou R&F; very soon, a top official of the Chinese Super League ... Read more...

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Drogba signs with Shanghai Shenhua


June 20th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 20 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire's striker Didier Drogba Wednesday confirmed that he has joined Chinese football club Shanghai Shenhua on a two-year contract."I studied all the offers I ... Read more...

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Drogba to feature at grand finale of T20 football tourney


June 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Football fanatics not only in Delhi but across the nation are gearing up for Sunday's much-awaited grand finale of the Pepsi T20 football tournament ... Read more...

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Drogba to feature at grand finale of T20 football tourney


June 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Football fanatics not only in Delhi but across the nation are gearing up for Sunday's much-awaited grand finale of the Pepsi T20 football tournament ... Read more...

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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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Drogba confirms Chelsea exit


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) English football club Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba confirmed Tuesday that he would be leaving the club this summer.Drogba's last kick off for Chelsea came ... Read more...

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Drogba to visit India in June


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will make his maiden visit to India next month.Drogba, who was instrumental in Chelsea's maiden Champion League triumph last week, is ... Read more...

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Chinese football pinning hopes on Seedorf and Drogba


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) The guessing game about which famous football star will be the next to land in China gained momentum as more big names were linked to Chinese ... Read more...

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Sachin, Waugh, Deepika to be Kerala Tourism ambassadors?


May 7th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 (IANS) Cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh, actress Deepika Padukone, and footballer Didier Drogba are possible names being considered as goodwill ambassadors for promoting Kerala Tourism ... Read more...

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Barca look to avenge Stamford Bridge defeat at Nou Camp (Lead, superseeding previous story)


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 23 (IANS) Barcelona will take on Chelsea in the second leg semifinal of the football Champions League at Nou Camp Tuesday looking to overcome a one goal ... Read more...

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Barca look to avenge defeat at Stamford Bridge


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Barcelona will take on Chelsea in the second leg semi-final in Champions League football Tuesday at Stamford Bridge looking to overcome a one goal deficit.Barcelona manager ... Read more...

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Muamba showing signs of recovery


March 20th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Bolton Wanderers' footballer Fabrice Muamba, after spending two days in medically induced coma, showed signs of recovery Monday night but still remains in intensive care. ... Read more...

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Lukaku contemplating loan move away from Chelsea


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has shown frustration by asking to be loaned out in the summer after being continuously overlooked for a starting position by ... Read more...

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Chelsea lose at home to Villa


January 1st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Chelsea lost further ground to English Premier League table toppers Manchester City as they slumped to their third home defeat, losing 1-3 to Aston Villa.The ... Read more...

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Terry’s last-gasp block helps Chelsea to draw with Spurs


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Chelsea captain John Terry blocked Tottenham Hotspur's last shot with a desperate slide tackle late Thursday night and earned the Blues a 1-1 away draw in ... Read more...

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Nicolas Anelka signs with China’s Shanghai Shenhua


December 12th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Out of favour Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka has signed a two-year deal with Chinese Super League football side Shanghai Shenhua.Anelka is all set to join the ... Read more...

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Drogba stars as Chelsea march into champions league last 16


December 7th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Didier Drogba's brace propelled Chelsea into the UEFA Champions League knockout stage as the Londoners beat Valencia 3-0 at Stamford Bridge.Drogba's third-minute opening goal gave ... Read more...

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Drogba recovers from mild concussion


August 28th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Chelsea star Didier Drogba is likely to released from hospital Sunday after suffering "mild concussion" during the team's 3-1 win over Norwich Saturday.The club said that ... Read more...

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Don’t want to leave Chelsea: Anelka


July 21st, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) French veteran Nicholas Anelka has said he does not want to leave Chelsea and will fight for his place under manager Andre Villas-Boas."I never said ... Read more...

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Redknapp ready to snare Chelsea striker Drogba for Tottenham if available


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has said that he is ready to rope in the services of Chelsea striker Didier Drogba this summer if he was up for ... Read more...

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Didier Drogba’s family home in Ivory Coast torched


April 15th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Yamoussoukro, Apr 15 (ANI): Houses belonging to footballer Didier Drogba's family in the Ivory Coast have reportedly been torched by rebel forces.Some reports have suggested the entire village of Guiberoua, where ... Read more...

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Chelsea posses best attack of Premier League: Ancelotti


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has said that his Manchester United counterpart Sir Alex Ferguson can keep Wayne Rooney, as his team has the best attack in the Premier ... Read more...

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Carroll will be better than Drogba, says Joe Cole


March 31st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31(ANI): Liverpool Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has dubbed Andy Carroll as the new Didier Drogba.Cole, who played alongside Drogba at Stamford Bridge before his free transfer to the Reds ... Read more...

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Brazilian teen star likely to snub Chelsea’s 30 million pound Drogba replacement offer


March 31st, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31(ANI): Brazilian teenager Neymar has performed an incredible U-turn by insisting that he wants to snub Chelsea and stay at Santos."I still have no desire to play in Europe. ... Read more...

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Brazilian teenager to replace Drogba at Chelsea?


March 29th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29(ANI): Brazilian teenager Neymar has been reportedly lined up as Chelsea's 30 million pound summer replacement for striker Didier Drogba.According to the Sun, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich sees Neymar ... Read more...

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Chelsea now eyeing to sign Real Madrid midfielder Kaka


March 6th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6(ANI): Chelsea is reportedly set to continue its spending spree this summer with a move for Real Madrid midfielder Kaka.According to The Independent, galvanized by the acquisitions of Fernando ... Read more...

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Wenger believes Chelsea paid 15 per cent more for Torres


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich paid at least 15 per cent more for Spanish striker Fernando Torres.Torres, 26, arrived at Stamford ... Read more...

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Terry hits back at Chelsea ’southern softies’ tag


January 26th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26(ANI): Chelsea captain John Terry has vowed that his team will prove they are no 'southern softies' by reigniting their Premier League season.The defending champions returned to the top four ... Read more...

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Ancelotti to get money required to keep Chelsea in title race


January 4th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Chelsea's owner Roman Abramovich is ready to provide the cash coach Carlo Ancelotti needs to keep the club in the title race, but not before he receives a ... Read more...

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Chelsea will win next game against Manchester United: Ancelotti


December 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13(ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti is confident that his team will beat Manchester United in their top-of-the table Premier League clash next Sunday at Stamford Bridge.Chelsea has not won in ... Read more...

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Eboué lands himself in marital doghouse after dancing at Drogba’s charity do


December 6th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.6 (ANI): Arsenal striker Emmanuel Eboué has landed in the doghouse over the weekend for being one players found dancing with a woman they shouldn't have.Eboué was caught on stage ... Read more...

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