Stamford Bridge

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
May 12th, 2014
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According to Sky sources, Chelsea have agreed a £32m deal with Atletico Madrid for striker Diego Costa. The bid activates a release clause in Costa’s contract and the Brazil-born Spain international has reportedly told players at the club, that he is leaving this summer. Costa has been a long term ta...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 30th, 2014
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Atletico Madrid set up a Champions League final against city rivals Real Madrid after coming from behind to win 3-1 at Chelsea in their semi-final second leg on Wednesday. After a 0-0 draw in the first leg, former Atletico striker Fernando Torres put Chelsea ahead in the 36th minute at Stamford Bridg...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 8th, 2014
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Chelsea reached the Champions League semi-finals with a thrilling 2-0 win over Paris Saint Germain in their quarter-final second leg match on Tuesday to go through on the away goal rule after the tie ended 3-3 on aggregate. A late goal at Stamford Bridge by substitute Demba Ba added to Andre Schurrle...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 30th, 2014
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Chelsea midfielder Oscar, has said he is happy at Stamford Bridge amidst speculation linking him with a summer move to Paris Saint-Germain. The Brazilian and his Blues team-mate Eden Hazard, have been linked with the Ligue 1 champions and the rumours have heated up, after the two clubs were paired ag...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 31st, 2013
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  Mikel Obi Mikel Obi has returned to Chelsea as part of the squad for the inaugural Guinness International Champions Cup in Miami.   The Nigeria international, who has been subject of transfer away from Chelsea this summer, returned to the Stamford Bridge team after he was given an extende...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Apr 1st, 2013
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Sir Alex Ferguson hopes Wayne Rooney will have recovered from a groin injury in time for Monday’s Manchester derby after the injury forced the striker to sit out United’s trips to Sunderland and Chelsea over the Easter weekend. The striker picked up the problem while away on international...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 6th, 2013
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The former Wigan man has departed for South Africa along with Jon Obi Mikel after a string of impressive displays which have made him a key part of Rafa Benitez’s team. Back in October, it was Drogba’s successful penalty which sparked a riot in the stands of the Leopold Senghor Stadium in Dakar...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 28th, 2012
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Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez wants to keep John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses for cup matches in January before releasing them for the Africa Cup of Nations. The Blues start their defence of the FA Cup against Southampton on January 5, and then play Swansea in the Capital One Cup semi-final at home fo...
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 Uncategorized
Oct 22nd, 2012
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Beating Shakhtar Donetsk lately has proven to be nearly impossible for its opponents in all competitions. Claudio Villa/Getty Images Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk, the two clubs sitting atop Group E, meet in Donetsk on Tuesday in what certainly promises to be a thrilling match. If either team should w...