Didier Drogba

Born: March 11, 1978 (age 36)

Height: 6'2" (189cm)

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

Position: Striker
Team: Chelsea (no. 11)
Career History
Senior2004-2012Chelsea
2013-2014Galatasaray
2014-Chelsea
International2002-2014Ivory Coast
Sports Mole has 846 articles about Didier Drogba. Articles 1 to 40:
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. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews the biggest game of the Premier League season to date as Chelsea host Manchester City in a potential title decider at Stamford Bridge.
21:37
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 26, 2014
Didier Drogba wants to stay at Chelsea beyond this season
Chelsea's Didier Drogba says that he wants to stay at the club beyond the end of the season.
Jan 26, 03:19
Didier Drogba of Chelsea holds back Philippe Senderos of Arsenal during the Barclays Premiership match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Highbury on December 18, 2005
Didier Drogba: 'We can move on from defeat with win over Liverpool'
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba says that the club can put their FA Cup misery behind them by booking a place at Wembley with a League Cup win over Liverpool.
Jan 25, 21:08
Andrew Halliday of Bradford City is congratulated by teammates after scoring his team's third goal during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Chelsea and Bradford City at Stamford Bridge on January 24, 2015
Result: Bradford City comeback shocks Chelsea
Bradford stun Chelsea by coming from behind to claim a 4-2 win in their FA Cup fourth-round tie at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 24, 17:24
Scott Malone of Cardiff holds off pressure from Chris Gunter of Reading during the FA Cup Fourth Round match on January 24, 2015
Result: Hal Robson-Kanu wins it late for Reading
Reading secure a dramatic 2-1 win in their FA Cup clash against Cardiff City thanks to Hal Robson-Kanu's late strike.
Jan 24, 16:57
Chelsea's English defender Gary Cahill scores the opening goal during the FA Cup fourth round football match between Chelsea and Bradford City at Stamford Bridge in London on January 24, 2015
Half-Time Report: Chelsea ahead against Bradford City
Chelsea take a 2-1 lead into the break of their FA Cup fourth-round tie against Bradford City at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 24, 15:49
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 starts for Chelsea against Bradford City
Chelsea make nine changes to their starting lineup for their FA Cup tie against Bradford City at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 24, 14:27
Tom Elliott of Cambridge United heads towards goal under pressure from Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Cambridge United and Manchester United at The R Costings Abbey Stadium on January 23, 2015
Live Commentary: Cambridge United 0-0 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the FA Cup fourth-round tie between Cambridge United and Manchester United.
Jan 23, 19:00
Andy Halliday of Bradford City celebrates after scoring the third goal during the FA Cup Third Round Replay match between Bradford City and Millwall at Coral Windows Stadium, Valley Parade on January 14, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Bradford City
Sports Mole previews the FA Cup fourth-round match between Premier League leaders Chelsea and League One's Bradford City.
Jan 22, 15:21
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group A football match between Burkina Faso and Gabon at Bata Stadium in Bata on January 17, 2015
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang keen to emulate Samuel Eto'o, Didier Drogba
Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says that he wants to emulate Samuel Eto'o and Didier Drogba to become Africa's next superstar.
Jan 18, 14:15
Nicolas Anelka of Chelsea goes round Marton Fulop of Sunderland to score the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match on January 16, 2010
On this day: Chelsea put seven past sorry Sunderland at Stamford Bridge
On this day in 2010, Chelsea continue their charge to the Premier League title by thrashing Sunderland 7-2 at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 16, 08:10
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
Portland Timbers owner reveals Didier Drogba interest
Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson admits that the MLS franchise would be interested in signing Chelsea striker Didier Drogba.
Jan 9, 04:47
Everton's Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring the equalising goal in added time during the English FA Cup Third Round football match against West Ham United on January 6, 2015
Live Commentary: Everton 1-1 West Ham United - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary of the FA Cup third-round tie between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park.
Jan 6, 18:45
Kurt Zouma of Chelsea celebrates with Gary Cahill as he scores their third goal during the FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford Bridge on January 4, 2015
Result: Chelsea progress to FA Cup fourth round after second-half salvo against Watford
Chelsea progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup as second-half goals from Willian, Loic Remy and Kurt Zouma secure them a 3-0 home win over London rivals Watford.
Jan 4, 17:54
Fernando Forestieri of Watford is challenged by Ramires of Chelsea during the FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford Bridge on January 4, 2015
Half-Time Report: Chelsea finding Watford tough going in FA Cup third round
Jose Mourinho's rotated Chelsea side fail to find a first-half breakthrough against London rivals Watford in their FA Cup third-round tie at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 4, 16:51
Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea looks on during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Shrewsbury Town and Chelsea at Greenhous Meadow on October 28, 2014
Team News: Jose Mourinho makes eight changes for Watford clash
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho rests many of his first-choice lineup for the visit of Watford in the FA Cup third round as he makes eight changes for the London derby.
Jan 4, 15:23
Wilfried Bony in action for Swansea on December 29, 2014
Chelsea 'lining up £30m Wilfried Bony deal'
Wilfried Bony emerges as a £30m target for Chelsea after Didier Drogba reportedly recommends the Ivorian to the Blues.
Jan 3, 17:54
Chelsea's Frank Lampard celebrates his goal away at Wigan Athletic on December 23, 2006.
On this day: Frank Lampard leads Chelsea past West Ham United
On this day in 2006, Frank Lampard scored against his former club as Chelsea beat West Ham United 3-1 at Upton Park.
Jan 2, 08:11
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on November 8, 2014
Mid-season report: Manchester United
Sports Mole assesses how Manchester United have fared during the opening half of the new Premier League season.
Dec 31, 10:00
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
Mid-season report: Chelsea
Sports Mole takes a closer look at how Chelsea have fared during the first half of the 2014-15 Premier League season.
Dec 30, 13:00
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
Didier Drogba: 'Premier League title race will go to the wire'
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba believes that the Premier League title race is certain to go down to the wire this season.
Dec 30, 05:58
Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates scoring his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Chelsea at St Mary's Stadium on December 28, 2014
Match Analysis: Southampton 1-1 Chelsea
Sports Mole looks back at the 1-1 draw between Southampton and Premier League leaders Chelsea at St Mary's Stadium.
Dec 28, 16:29
Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on December 26, 2014
Preview: Southampton vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Chelsea's Premier League visit to Southampton as Jose Mourinho's side look to continue their impressive festive form at St Mary's Stadium.
Dec 27, 17:35
Chelsea's English defender John Terry celebrates scoring the opening goal with teammates during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge in London on December 26, 2014
Result: Chelsea too strong for West Ham United
John Terry and Diego Costa score to give Chelsea a 2-0 win over West Ham United in the Premier League.
Dec 26, 14:36
Bojan Krkic of Stoke City in action during the pre season friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Stoke City at Ewood Park on August 03, 2014
Preview: Stoke City vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Chelsea's trip to the Britannia Stadium to play Stoke City.
Dec 19, 19:42
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
Live Coverage: Jose Mourinho's weekly Chelsea press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's press conference ahead of the league leaders visit to Stoke City.
Dec 19, 12:45
Arjen Robben of Chelsea slides the ball into the goal as Jens Lehmann and Sol Campbell of Arsenal can only look on during the Barclays Premiership match on December 18, 2005
On this day: Chelsea extend Premier League advantage with Arsenal win
On this day in 2005, Chelsea went nine points clear at the top of the Premier League table with a 2-0 victory over Arsenal at Highbury.
Dec 18, 10:05
John Terry of Chelsea talks to medical staff as they treat Kurt Zouma of Chelsea during the Capital One Cup Quarter-Final match against Derby on December 16, 2014
Jose Mourinho cool on Kurt Zouma, Didier Drogba injuries
Jose Mourinho says that Chelsea pair Kurt Zouma and Didier Drogba are not facing lengthy absences after both came off injured in the 3-1 win at Derby County.
Dec 17, 01:22
Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea celebrates with Loic Remy as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park on October 18, 2014
Team News: Cesc Fabregas returns for Chelsea against Derby County
Cesc Fabregas comes back into the Chelsea starting lineup for their League Cup quarter-final against Derby County.
Dec 16, 18:55
Diego Costa of Chelsea shoots past Alex Bruce of Hull City to score their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on December 13, 2014
Result: Eden Hazard, Diego Costa goals ensure Chelsea stay top
Eden Hazard and Diego Costa hand Chelsea a 2-0 victory over 10-man Hull City at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 13, 16:51
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger and his Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho watch their teams during their premiership match at Highbury in north London, 18 December 2005
On this day: Arsenal share four goals with Chelsea in thriller at Highbury
On this day in 2004, Premier League rivals Arsenal and Chelsea played out a thrilling 2-2 draw at Highbury.
Dec 12, 08:00
Fernando Torres #9 of AC Milan celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A match between Empoli FC and AC Milan at Stadio Carlo Castellani on September 23, 2014
Report: Fernando Torres to leave Chelsea on a free transfer
Chelsea are to offload Fernando Torres on a free transfer this January if AC Milan cancel the striker's two-year loan deal, according to reports.
Dec 11, 21:46
Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers at Stamford Bridge on November 1, 2014
Fantasy Football advice: Week 16
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 16th week of the Premier League for a Fantasy Football point of view.
Dec 11, 13:48
Fernando Torres #9 of AC Milan celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A match between Empoli FC and AC Milan at Stadio Carlo Castellani on September 23, 2014
Fernando Torres set for shock Chelsea return?
Former Blues striker Fernando Torres is rumoured to be on the verge of an unlikely return to Chelsea.
Dec 10, 20:00
Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea looks on prior to during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Chelsea at Craven Cottage on March 1, 2014
Ruud Gullit: 'Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho needs a plan B'
Former Chelsea captain Ruud Gullit believes that Jose Mourinho's side needs to establish a plan B following their 2-1 defeat away at Newcastle United.
Dec 7, 14:23
Fabricio Coloccini of Newcastle United (2R) celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against West Brom on November 9, 2014
Fabricio Coloccini hails Newcastle United spirit in Chelsea victory
Newcastle defender Fabricio Coloccini praises his side's determination as they end Chelsea's unbeaten record with a 2-1 victory over the Blues at St James' Park.
Dec 7, 02:27
Papiss Cisse of Newcastle celebrates after scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James' Park on December 6, 2014
Player Ratings: Newcastle United 2-1 Chelsea
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed during Newcastle's shock 2-1 victory over Chelsea at St James' Park.
Dec 6, 16:05
Liverpool's Jamie Carragher in action against Queens Park Rangers on May 19, 2013
Jamie Carragher: Title race "back on" if Manchester City beat Everton
Jamie Carragher warns Chelsea that the title race will be "back on" if Manchester City beat Everton at the Etihad this evening.
Dec 6, 15:59
Papiss Cisse of Newcastle celebrates after scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James' Park on December 6, 2014
Match Analysis: Newcastle United 2-1 Chelsea
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Newcastle's 2-1 victory over league leaders Chelsea at St James' Park.
Dec 6, 15:19
Jack Colback of Newcastle challenges Willian of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James' Park on December 6, 2014
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 2-1 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Newcastle's memorable 2-1 win over Chelsea as the Magpies become the first team to beat Jose Mourinho's side this season.
Dec 6, 11:45
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