Didier Drogba

Born: March 11, 1978 (age 37)

Height: 6'2" (189cm)

Hometown: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Nationality: Cote D'Ivoire flag Ivorian

Position: Striker
Career History
Senior2004-2012Chelsea
2013-2014Galatasaray
2014-2015Chelsea
International2002-2014Ivory Coast
Sports Mole has 957 articles about Didier Drogba. Articles 1 to 40:
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United applauds the fans during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
End-of-season report: Manchester United
Sports Mole looks back over how Louis van Gaal fared as manager of Manchester United during the 2014-15 campaign.
May 26, 09:00
Chelsea 'keeper Petr Cech during a game against a Thailand XI on July 17, 2013
Didier Drogba urges goalkeeper Petr Cech to stay at Chelsea
Didier Drogba calls on Petr Cech to stay at Chelsea for another season, despite becoming second fiddle to goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.
May 26, 08:44
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United shakes hands with Radamel Falcao of Manchester United as he is replaced during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Report: Radamel Falcao targets Chelsea switch
Radamel Falcao will reportedly accept a pay cut in order to force through a move to Chelsea this summer.
May 26, 03:00
Didier Drogba during Chelsea's Premier League victory parade on May 25, 2015
Report: Didier Drogba rules out Premier League switch
Didier Drogba reveals that he will not switch champions Chelsea for another Premier League outfit.
May 25, 23:16
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa (20) celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on April 7, 2015
Paul Merson: 'Chelsea should buy Christian Benteke'
Paul Merson believes that Chelsea should boost their squad by buying Christian Benteke from former club Aston Villa.
May 25, 15:28
Chelsea players and fans celebrate the opening goal scored by Chelsea's English defender John Terry (C) during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on May 10, 2015
End-of-season report: Chelsea
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Chelsea's double-winning 2014-15 campaign.
May 25, 12:00
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Everton at Villa Park on May 2, 2015
Report: Aston Villa braced for Christian Benteke bid as Liverpool eye swap deal
Rickie Lambert could be set to move to Aston Villa as part of a deal that might see Christian Benteke go in the other direction, according to reports.
May 25, 04:33
Chelsea's English defender John Terry holds up the trophy during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
John Terry: "It is an unbelievable day"
Chelsea skipper John Terry admits that his side's Premier League title is a great feeling after going five years without lifting the top-flight crown.
May 24, 18:41
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Jose Mourinho: 'We will not rest on our laurels'
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists that his side will be fired up to repeat their Premier League title success next season.
May 24, 18:23
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba is carried off the pitch by teammates after being substituted during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Result: Chelsea beat plucky Sunderland
Loic Remy scores two late goals as Chelsea beat Sunderland 3-1 in their final game of the Premier League season.
May 24, 16:52
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho hugs Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba before the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Half-Time Report: Sunderland holding Chelsea at break
A Diego Costa penalty cancels out Steven Fletcher's header to leave Chelsea level at 1-1 with Sunderland at the interval of their Premier League clash.
May 24, 15:50
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James Park in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, north east England, on December 6, 2014
Team News: Didier Drogba skippers Chelsea on final appearance
Ivorian forward Didier Drogba captains Chelsea against Sunderland in the Premier League.
May 24, 14:25
Didier Drogba of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on March 13, 2010
Didier Drogba confirms Chelsea exit
Didier Drogba confirms his departure from Chelsea for the second time.
May 24, 13:02
Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Preview: Chelsea vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between champions Chelsea and Sunderland.
May 23, 00:00
Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring for Manchester City on May 10, 2015
Premier League in numbers: Week 38 preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to the final round of Premier League fixtures, using a selection of statistics from all 10 games taking place this weekend.
May 22, 12:20
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James Park in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, north east England, on December 6, 2014
Chelsea's Didier Drogba parties with Snoop Dogg at Cannes Film Festival
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba parties with American rapper Snoop Dogg at the Cannes Film Festival.
May 21, 16:12
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United is introduced to the press on September 11, 2014
Report: On-loan Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao offered to Chelsea
Radamel Falcao is reportedly offered to Chelsea as the Monaco striker prepares to call an end to his loan spell at Manchester United.
May 20, 08:37
Romelu Lukaku in action for Everton on May 9, 2015
Jamie Redknapp calls on Romelu Lukaku to prove his worth
Romelu Lukaku needs to become more consistent and start justifying his £28m price tag next season, says Jamie Redknapp.
May 18, 04:23
Manchester City's Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Newcastle at the The Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on February 21,
Report: Chelsea plot Edin Dzeko move
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko is reportedly a summer transfer target of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
May 17, 11:17
Rickie Lambert of Liverpool celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Villa Park on January 17, 2015
John Aldridge: 'Rickie Lambert could have been better than Mario Balotelli'
Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge believes that Rickie Lambert could have made a bigger mark at Anfield than Mario Balotelli had he been given more of a chance.
May 11, 20:51
Ruben Loftus-Cheek in action for Chelsea on December 10, 2014
Team News: Ruben Loftus-Cheek handed first Chelsea start against Liverpool
Ruben Loftus-Cheek is handed a first senior Chelsea start for the visit of Liverpool to Stamford Bridge - one of five changes made by Jose Mourinho.
May 10, 15:12
Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard celebrates scoring the opening goal with Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in London on April 18, 2015
Eden Hazard: 'Didier Drogba convinced me to join Chelsea'
PFA Player of the Year Eden Hazard reveals that he "did not want to go to Chelsea" initially, but changed his mind after speaking to Didier Drogba.
May 10, 11:30
Didier Drogba of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on March 13, 2010
Petr Cech calls on Chelsea to hand Didier Drogba new deal
Didier Drogba should be handed a new Chelsea contract, says goalkeeper Petr Cech.
May 7, 22:38
Ashley Cole of AS Roma looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Manchester City FC and AS Roma on September 30, 2014
Roma defender Ashley Cole linked with New York City FC
Former Chelsea star Ashley Cole is linked with a move to American side New York City FC.
May 6, 02:00
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James Park in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, north east England, on December 6, 2014
John Terry wants Didier Drogba to remain at Chelsea
Chelsea captain John Terry hopes that Didier Drogba will remain at Stamford Bridge after his contract expires this summer.
May 5, 10:28
Rickie Lambert of Liverpool gestures during the pre season friendly match between Preston North End and Liverpool at Deepdale on July 19, 2014
Chelsea 'plotting shock Rickie Lambert swoop'
Rickie Lambert reportedly emerges as a shock target for Chelsea this summer.
May 5, 00:05
Chelsea players celebrate after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge in London on May 3, 2015
How Chelsea won the 2014-15 Premier League title
Sports Mole takes a look at how Chelsea were able to win a first Premier League title for five years.
May 4, 16:36
Chelsea players celebrate after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge in London on May 3, 2015
John Terry parties with One Direction star Niall Horan after Chelsea's title win
One Direction star Niall Horan joins John Terry and his Chelsea teammates to celebrate the club winning the Premier League title.
May 4, 15:19
Chelsea players celebrate after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge in London on May 3, 2015
Didier Drogba unsure of Chelsea future
Soon-to-be out of contract Didier Drogba concedes that his Chelsea future remains up in the air.
May 3, 17:20
Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard celebrates with Chelsea's Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge in London on May 3, 2015
Match Analysis: Chelsea 1-0 Crystal Palace
Sports Mole looks back over Chelsea's 1-0 win over Crystal Palace - a game which saw the hosts crowned Premier League champions.
May 3, 16:06
Chelsea players celebrate after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge in London on May 3, 2015
Result: Chelsea clinch Premier League title with victory over Crystal Palace
Chelsea edge out Crystal Palace for their first Premier League title since 2010.
May 3, 15:22
Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois makes a save during the game with Manchester United on October 26, 2014
Team News: Thibaut Courtois back in goal as Chelsea chase Premier League title
Thibaut Courtois returns in place of Petr Cech as Chelsea try to beat Crystal Palace and seal the Premier League title.
May 3, 12:38
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James Park in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, north east England, on December 6, 2014
Didier Drogba "can't wait" for Premier League title
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba admits that he "can't wait" for the team's potentially title-winning clash with Crystal Palace on Sunday.
May 1, 22:38
Jose Mourinho, manager of Chelsea reacts on the touchline next to Mauricio Pochettino, manager of Spurs during the Barclays Premier League on January 1, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between leaders Chelsea and Crystal Palace.
May 1, 19:00
Chelsea 'keeper Petr Cech during a game against a Thailand XI on July 17, 2013
Petr Cech: 'Chelsea on brink of new era'
Petr Cech hopes that Chelsea's impending Premier League title win will be the start of a new era of success at Stamford Bridge.
Apr 30, 12:32
Leicester boss Nigel Pearson on the touchline on March 29, 2013
Video: Nigel Pearson bashes journalist in scathing post-match rant
Watch the moment Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson launched a fierce verbal attack on a journalist following his side's 3-1 defeat to Chelsea.
Apr 30, 00:27
John Terry of Chelsea scores their second goal past Kasper Schmeichel of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Chelsea at The King Power Stadium on April 29, 2015
Nigel Pearson: 'Chelsea are worthy champions'
Nigel Pearson hits back at Chelsea's critics and insists that the Premier League champions-elect deserve their imminent title.
Apr 29, 23:49
John Terry of Chelsea scores their second goal past Kasper Schmeichel of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Chelsea at The King Power Stadium on April 29, 2015
Player Ratings: Leicester City 1-3 Chelsea
Sports Mole looks at who stood out during Chelsea's come-from-behind 3-1 victory over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.
Apr 29, 23:20
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba (C) celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Chelsea at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on April 29, 2015
Match Analysis: Leicester City 1-3 Chelsea
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Chelsea's 3-1 victory over Leicester at the King Power Stadium, a result that puts Jose Mourinho's side on the brink of the title.
Apr 29, 22:30
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba (C) celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Chelsea at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on April 29, 2015
Didier Drogba: 'Premier League title was inspiration behind comeback'
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba reveals the motivation behind their comeback against Leicester City was the prospect of clinching the Premier League title at Stamford Bridge this weekend.
Apr 29, 22:29
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