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Controversy dogs Drogba’s top-job attempts

Does Didier Drogba deserve to lead Cote D’Ivoire’s football association?

The cult of El-Hadary will transcend his goalposts

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Top four race dies with a whimper

After a tough battle, Chelsea’s already slim Champions League hopes are lying in tatters

Samuel Eto’o: ‘You have to dream’

Superstar Samuel Eto’o advises young African footballers to be the best by playing with the best

Drogba silences naysayers on return to Chelsea

Drogba, who left Chelsea two and a half years ago, has returned and is proving why he is Jose Mourinho's "special one".

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Didier Drogba’s few choice words to ‘racist’ fan

Striker Didier Drogba has hit back at a Fenerbahce fan who waved a banana at him and teammate Emmanuel Eboue during a league encounter.

Chelsea, Mourinho and me

Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba tells James Riach of the unique bond he has with the manager who gave Chelsea a taste for glory.

Côte d’Ivoire drops Drogba ahead of World Cup

Côte d'Ivoire has dealt with last month's failure in Afcon by dropping Didier Drogba in switching its focus to next year's World Cup.

Chinese club disputes Drogba’s move to Turkey’s Galatasaray

Didier Drogba's Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua has expressed outrage over his move to Turkish side Galatasaray, saying he was still their player.

Drogba’s agent says striker could move to Italy

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba could move to either AC Milan or Juventus in the January transfer window, said his agent Carlos Arino Bajo.

Juve-Drogba signing talks makes ‘significant progress’

Serie A champions Juventus have made "significant progress" in their bid to sign Didier Drogba, who has agreed to an 18-month deal, reports said.

Drogba arrives to warm welcome in Shanghai

More than 300 fans gathered in Shanghai to welcome Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba on his much-anticipated arrival on Saturday.

Tearful Drogba tells Chelsea teammates it’s time to see other people

Ivorian great Didier Drogba has told his Chelsea teammates he is leaving the Champions League winners because he doesn't fancy being on the bench.

Drogba’s swan song gives Chelsea victory

Didier Drogba capped his eight years in London by lifting the Champions League trophy that his boss Roman Abramovich has longed for.

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