Fernando Torres

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 21st, 2014
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Published on April 21, 2014 by pmnews   ·   No Comments Mourinho: Torres is a professional Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said Fernando Torres will be able to deal with the emotion of returning to face his boyhood club Atletico Madrid in the Blues first-leg Champions League semi-final tie on Tuesday, ...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 8th, 2014
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, has said that his team deserved to qualify for the Champions League semi-finals, because they played with their heart and were not as defensive as Paris Saint-Germain. Andre Schurrle and Demba Ba scored for the hosts, as they overturned a 3-1 first leg result against th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Mar 14th, 2013
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Fernando Torres scored only his second goal in 20 games to send Chelsea into the Europa League quarter-finals. Trailing 1-0 from last week’s first leg in Bucharest, Chelsea took the lead on the night through Juan Mata’s close-range finish. But a scrambled effort from Vlad Chiriches before...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Dec 23rd, 2012
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Premier League leader  Manchester United dropped points in the title race with a 1-1 draw at Swansea on Sunday, while Chelsea routed Aston Villa 8-0 with a devastating attacking master class. United’s run of five consecutive league wins was brought to a halt in south Wales when Michu canceled o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Sep 10th, 2012
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Chelsea striker Fernando Torres believes that he has revived his career and has “learned” from last season’s disappointing first full campaign at Stamford Bridge. The Spain international, who won his 100th cap for his country in the European champions’ 5-0 win over Saudi Arabi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 23rd, 2012
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Chelsea enjoyed a huge let-off on Wednesday night as Fernando Torres’ highly-controversial goal helped send them top of the Premier League and denied Reading a famous result at Stamford Bridge. Torres appeared a yard in front of play when he completed his side’s comeback from 2-1 down in an early-sea...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 15th, 2012
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Fernando Torres has seen a silver lining from being dropped to the bench so often with both Chelsea and Spain last season. Having struggled following his big-money move from Liverpool to Chelsea in January 2011, where he often found himself behind the now departed Didier Drogba in the pecking order, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 12th, 2012
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Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has been warned he cannot relax after the departure of Didier Drogba. Di Matteo made it clear ahead of Sunday’s Community Shield clash with Manchester City that he is still in the market for front men. The manager said of Torres: “He’s looking confide...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jul 30th, 2012
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Following chief executive Ron Gourley’s admission that Chelsea have yet to complete their business in the transfer market this summer, the Stamford Bridge club are ready to step-up their interest in several players as they take their summer spending beyond £100million. After already paying a re...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 18th, 2012
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GDANSK, Poland — Defending champions Spain qualified for the Euro 2012 quarter-finals after replacement Jesus Navas hit the late winner in their nervy 1-0 victory over Croatia, who bowed out on Monday. Spain qualify as Group C winners and will now play their quarter-final in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Satu...