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Key Concerns for Africa's World Cup 5 Following Mid-Week Friendlies
A big year began here as Africa's five World Cup-bound sides kicked off their preparations for Brazil with a round of international friendlies.
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Drogba, Zola, Gullit and Chelsea's 25 Greatest Foreign Imports
A midfielder hailing from Denmark, Middelboe joined the Blues in 1913, becoming the club's inaugural overseas player and thus setting a precedent that has served Chelsea well in the 101 years since.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Ukraine claims USA scalp, Kosovo held
Ukraine and USA players pause for a minute's silence ahead of their friendly game in Larnaca, Cyprus.
Belgium draws with Ivory Coast 2-2 in WCup warm-up
Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini and Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan turned early domination into a 2-0 lead for Belgium before a sell-out crowd of 40,000 at the King Baudouin Stadium.
'The word quadruple is forbidden!' Manchester City skipper Vincent...
Mourinho reveals Real Madrid stars queued up to use the mirror before they went out on the pitch... and why can't more rich kids try to emulate my warrior Chelsea players like Terry and Lampard? He's still world class! Vidic signs bumper deal to quit United for Inter Milan on free transfer as Italians hail capture EXCLUSIVE: Ramsey to sign new ... (more)
5 Strikers Jose Mourinho Should Target for Chelsea This Summer
Blues legends Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard netted 29 and 22 goals respectively in the 2009-10 campaign.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Nicolas Anelka ban does not make sense
Cack handed as ever, resolutely sitting on the fence, the FA - via their appointed commission, has made another fine mess of a disciplinary matter.
Chelsea icon Didier Drogba says Romelu Lukaku 'is better than me at that age'
The Galatasaray man will come face to face with the Everton loanee on Wednesday evening and says the Belgian is far further along than he was at a similar age But before his Ivory Coast face Belgium in Brussels on Wednesday night, Drogba insisted the 20-year-old Lukaku should be happy with his progress.
Meet the keepy-uppy king whose fancy footwork puts Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to shame
The 22-year-old travels the world showcasing his talent, and may be part of the half-time entertainment during this summer's World Cup Final Andrew Henderson is the world's number one football freestyler having been crowned champion in each of the last three years.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Didier Drogba's life story now in cartoon form
Paris: Didier Drogba walked at six months, left home at five and fell in love with the woman who was to become his wife at the tender age of 17. Those are some of the landmark events covered in an account of the Ivorian footballer's extraordinary life about to be published in cartoon form in France.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Chelsea restores modicum of EPL respect vs. Galatasaray
Chelsea saved English blushes Wednesday in Istanbul, becoming the first Premier League team to score in the knockout round of Champions League play this season.
Drogba life story told in cartoon form
Didier Drogba walked at six months, left home at five and fell in love with the woman who was to become his wife at the tender age of 17. A man is seen reading a comic book, titled 'Didier Drogba', in Paris on February 26, 2014 - by Bertrand Guay Those are some of the landmark events covered in an account of the Ivorian footballer's extraordinary ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Frank Lampard wants Premier League to help English teams in Europe by ...
After English teams recorded three defeats and a draw in four Champions League ties, Frank Lampard believes the time is right for the Barclays Premier League to offer more help to their leading clubs in Europe.
Gary Cahill: Beat Fulham and Chelsea have the psychological edge in the title race
Chelsea have little time to prepare for the London derby at Fulham but Gary Cahill says they are aware of the need to seize a psychological advantage over their closest title rivals in the next fortnight.
Mourinho Pleased With Istanbul Draw, Wants 10% of Gala Fans Energy in London
Fernando Torres scored an early tap-in, after former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue lost the ball to allow the visitors counter quickly down the left flank; Cesar Azpiliqueta squaring for the Spanish striker to slam into a deserted net.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Matchcast: Galatasaray v Chelsea
This is now petering out into a 1-1 draw but they'll be three or four minutes injury time.
Galatasaray 1-1 Chelsea: Slack defending costs Mourinho's men victory ...
Galatasaray 1-1 Chelsea: At last, an English team scores in Europe... but Blues can't hold on as sloppy defending from Terry and Co allows Chedjou to cancel out early opener from Torres Eto'o 'very annoyed' at Mourinho's jibe about his age... but his ex claims Chelsea striker is actually 39! Anything you can do I can do two! Bale, Ronaldo and ... (more)
Torres leads Chelsea line in Istanbul
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho chose Fernando Torres to spearhead his attack in the Champions League last 16 first-leg match against Galatasaray at the Turk Telecom Arena on Wednesday.
Chelsea latest: Zola advice for star ahead of CL test, Blues target extends, Luiz to 'ruin' Drogba
In order to get the result Chelsea need in order to secure their best chances of progression in the first leg of their Round of 16 clash in the Champions League against Galatasaray in Turkey this evening, Wednesday, Eden Hazard may have to alter his own individual style, according to a Stamford Bridge legend Gianfranco Zola .
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Freedom Kicks: D.C. United and MLS links for Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
More news from United's preseason camp, plenty of UEFA Champions League talk, and for some reason a look at what's going on in Ohio.