John Terry

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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
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Aug 13th, 2012
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Chelsea captain John Terry has seen his three-match European ban reduced on appeal, leaving him free to play from the start of the Blues’ UEFA Champions League campaign. The England defender was sent off in last season’s semi-final second leg against Barcelona at Camp Nou for an off-the-b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 15th, 2012
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As Didier Drogba touched down in China to begin the latest chapter of his glittering career, the Ivory Coast striker has called on two of his former Chelsea teammates to join him in Shanghai. Drogba, whose last action for the Blues came when he slotted home the final penalty to win the club their fir...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
May 31st, 2012
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Barcelona striker David Villa has said that the Spanish national team will be affected by his absence during Euro 2012. The prolific forward believes that La Roja have enough attacking talent at their disposal to secure success, singling out Chelsea’s Fernando Torres for praise. “One is a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
May 31st, 2012
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England manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed that Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard will play no part in next month’s European Championships with a thigh injury. The 33-year-old was a major doubt for the tournament after picking up a thigh problem in training with the Three Lions squad yesterday. &...
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In Euro 2012
May 31st, 2012
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Chelsea’s John Terry has been ordered to serve a three-match ban from European football for his red card against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final. The Blues skipper, who has already sat out of the Champions League final, will now miss the European Super Cup match against Atletico Ma...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 16th, 2012
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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been handed a surprise call-up for Euro 2012 as Rio Ferdinand was made the big-name casualty in Roy Hodgson’s 23-man England squad. Steven Gerrard has also been confirmed as captain for the tournament. Former England captain Ferdinand has been axed from the line-up &...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2012
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Roberto Di Matteo is increasingly confident Didier Drogba will win his fitness battle and face Barcelona tomorrow night. The Chelsea striker has a knee problem and was left out of the squad that held Arsenal to a 0-0 draw at the Emirates Stadium. But after Drogba’s match-winning goal in the Champions...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 21st, 2012
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90+1 min Drogba spoons it over from close range. Difficult pull-back from Cole for the Ivorian, ball was behind him, but yikes, Sturridge was waiting for that and surely would have smashed it home.   90 min We’re going to have four minutes of added time. It’s flat as a…… ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 8th, 2012
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The English Football Association has confirmed that England national manager Fabio Capello has resigned from his post with immediate effect. The decision comes following an hour-long meeting between Capello and English Football Association chairman David Bernstein at Wembley Stadium. The meeting came...