Danny Drinkwater

Born: March 5, 1990 (age 27)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Manchester, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Midfielder
Team: Chelsea (no. 6)
Danny Drinkwater of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Leicester City on September 19, 2015
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Career History
Youth2006-2009Manchester United
Senior2009-2012Manchester United
→ 2009-2010Huddersfield Town (loan)
→ 2010-2011Cardiff City (loan)
→ 2011Watford (loan)
→ 2011-2012Barnsley (loan)
2012-2017Leicester City
2017-Chelsea
Sports Mole has 434 articles about Danny Drinkwater. Articles 1 to 40:
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Can Chelsea build on display against Barcelona?
Chelsea impressed against Barcelona in their Champions League clash on Tuesday, but can Antonio Conte's side build on that display against Manchester United?
09:19
Eden Hazard in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Team News: Eden Hazard absent from Chelsea squad for FA Cup tie
Eden Hazard is not included in Chelsea's squad to face Hull City in the FA Cup, as Antonio Conte makes six changes to his starting lineup.
Feb 16, 19:04
Riyad Mahrez clutches the ball during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion on August 19, 2017
Riyad Mahrez "very depressed" over transfer saga
Riyad Mahrez is reportedly left "very depressed" after a proposed move from Leicester City to Manchester City falls through at the 11th hour.
Jan 31, 19:29
Thibaut Courtois in action for Chelsea on August 27, 2017
Team News: Thibaut Courtois returns to Chelsea starting XI for Bournemouth clash
Thibaut Courtois returns to the Chelsea starting XI ahead of Wednesday night's Premier League meeting with Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 31, 18:48
Michy Batshuayi nabs the second during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Result: Michy Batshuayi nets twice as Chelsea beat Newcastle United in FA Cup
Michy Batshuayi nets twice as Chelsea coast into the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 3-0 victory over Newcastle United in Sunday's clash at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 28, 15:24
Antonio Conte gives instructions during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Team News: Four changes for Chelsea against Newcastle United
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte makes four changes as the Blues take on Newcastle United in the FA Cup.
Jan 28, 12:33
Antonio Conte celebrates during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Antonio Conte hits back at Chelsea critics after comfortable win
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte reminds his side's critics that they are unbeaten in all competitions since the start of December, having brushed aside Brighton 4-0.
Jan 20, 20:39
Thibaut Courtois in action for Chelsea on August 27, 2017
Team News: Thibaut Courtois misses out for Chelsea
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois misses out through injury as the Blues face Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium.
Jan 20, 11:33
Antonio Conte celebrates during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Result: Chelsea through on pens after being pushed by Norwich City
Chelsea have two men sent off in extra time but battle away to a penalty shootout win over Norwich City, having been held 1-1 at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 17, 22:48
Eden Hazard scores from the spot past Petr Cech during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Chelsea on January 3, 2018
Team News: Alvaro Morata, Eden Hazard paired in attack for Chelsea
Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard are paired in attack for Chelsea's EFL Cup semi-final first leg against Arsenal, as Antonio Conte makes nine changes in all.
Jan 10, 19:04
Ruben Loftus-Cheek in action during the international friendly between England and Germany on November 10, 2017
Chelsea rule out Ruben Loftus-Cheek sale to Crystal Palace
Chelsea reportedly rule out selling midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek to Crystal Palace once his loan with the Eagles expires.
Jan 8, 10:21
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Result: Norwich City hold Chelsea in FA Cup
Norwich City hold Chelsea to a goalless draw in Saturday evening's third-round FA Cup tie at Carrow Road.
Jan 6, 19:27
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Team News: David Luiz starts as Chelsea take on Norwich City in FA Cup
David Luiz starts for Chelsea in Saturday's FA Cup third-round game away at Norwich City.
Jan 6, 16:34
Mesut Ozil celebrates getting the opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Team News: Mesut Ozil returns for Arsenal but no Laurent Koscielny
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil overcomes a knee injury to make the starting lineup for the Premier League fixture with Chelsea.
Jan 3, 18:48
Alvaro Morata holds off Laurent Koscielny during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
Combined XI: Arsenal vs. Chelsea
Ahead of the London derby between Arsenal and Chelsea, Sports Mole selects the strongest combined XI from both squads.
Jan 2, 16:15
Mark Hughes reacts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Bournemouth on October 21, 2017
Mark Hughes reflects on "difficult day"
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes laments "a difficult day" after his side are swept aside 5-0 by champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 30, 19:01
Antonio Rudiger celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Stoke City on December 30, 2017
Result: Chelsea put five past sorry Stoke City
Chelsea end 2017 in style with a 5-0 thrashing of hapless Stoke City at Stamford Bridge, with five different players on the scoresheet for the Blues.
Dec 30, 16:55
Antonio Conte celebrates during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Team News: Three changes for Chelsea against Stoke City
Antonio Conte makes three changes to his Chelsea side as the Blues welcome Stoke City this afternoon.
Dec 30, 14:03
Danny Drinkwater celebrates with Willian after scoring the second during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Stoke City on December 30, 2017
Live Commentary: Chelsea 5-0 Stoke City - as it happened
Relive how Chelsea signed off 2017 with an emphatic 5-0 win over Stoke City, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from Stamford Bridge.
Dec 30, 14:00
Michy Batshuayi nabs the second during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Team News: Ethan Ampadu, Michy Batshuayi start for Chelsea
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte hands starts to both Ethan Ampadu and Michy Batshuayi for the EFL Cup quarter-final tie with Bournemouth.
Dec 20, 18:48
Eddie Howe greets Antonio Conte ahead of the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Chelsea on October 28, 2017
Preview: Chelsea vs. Bournemouth - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, lineups and all the build-up to Wednesday's EFL Cup quarter-final between Chelsea and Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 19, 12:19
Antonio Conte celebrates during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Preview: Huddersfield Town vs. Chelsea - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview as Premier League champions Chelsea visit Huddersfield Town.
Dec 11, 14:24
Ayoze Perez and Mikel Merino close in on Danny Drinkwater during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater ruled out of West Ham United clash
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that Danny Drinkwater will miss Saturday's Premier League clash against West Ham United.
Dec 8, 16:56
West Ham United manager David Moyes at the Premier League game against Manchester City on December 3, 2017
Preview: West Ham United vs. Chelsea – prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Saturday's Premier League clash between West Ham United and Chelsea.
Dec 7, 13:55
Fernando Torres gives the thumbs-up after leaving hospital on March 3, 2017
Team News: Fernando Torres starts against Chelsea
Alvaro Morata leads the Chelsea line as they welcome Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Dec 5, 19:00
Alvaro Morata celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Result: Eden Hazard brace helps Chelsea past Newcastle United
Chelsea move level on points with second-placed Manchester United courtesy of a come-from-behind 3-1 victory over Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 2, 14:22
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard recalled to Chelsea XI
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte hands a recall to Eden Hazard for the Premier League clash with Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 2, 11:33
A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole previews Saturday lunchtime's Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge.
Nov 30, 17:52
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard, Cesar Azpilicueta on Chelsea bench ahead of Swansea City clash
Eden Hazard and Cesar Azpilicueta drop to the bench ahead of Chelsea's Premier League meeting with Swansea City at Stamford Bridge.
Nov 29, 18:55
Willian scores past Simon Mignolet during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Result: Willian earns Chelsea late draw at Anfield
Willian scores late at Anfield in order to cancel out Mohamed Salah's opener as Chelsea earn themselves a point against Liverpool in the Premier League.
Nov 25, 19:20
Liverpool's Adam Lallana during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016
Team News: Adam Lallana on Liverpool bench against Chelsea
Adam Lallana is named on the Liverpool bench as the Reds welcome Chelsea to Anfield.
Nov 25, 16:31
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Live Commentary: Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Willian scores late at Anfield in order to earn Chelsea a last-gasp point against Liverpool in the Premier League.
Nov 25, 16:30
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Team News: David Luiz named on bench for Chelsea's visit to West Bromwich Albion
David Luiz is named on the Chelsea bench for this afternoon's trip to West Bromwich Albion.
Nov 18, 14:07
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte defends Danny Drinkwater over England snub
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that midfielder Danny Drinkwater did not deserve to be criticised for opting out of Gareth Southgate's most recent England squad.
Nov 18, 10:22
Phil Jones in action during the World Cup qualifier between England and Slovakia on September 4, 2017
Jose Mourinho slams England treatment of Phil Jones
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho slams England's handling of Phil Jones after he aggravated a thigh injury while on international duty.
Nov 15, 22:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jamie Vardy: 'Danny Drinkwater wants to play for England'
Striker Jamie Vardy says that England teammate Danny Drinkwater still wants to play for England, despite rejecting a call-up for the games with Germany and Brazil.
Nov 13, 11:04
Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater in action during his side's Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion at the King Power Stadium on November 6, 2016
Danny Drinkwater still hopeful of World Cup spot?
Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater is reportedly still hopeful of earning a World Cup spot despite declining an England call-up for this month's friendlies.
Nov 12, 10:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Danny Drinkwater's international future with England 'in doubt'
Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater reportedly faces the prospect of being exiled from the England setup after turning down a request to join the squad this week.
Nov 10, 09:20
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
England boss Gareth Southgate: 'Chelsea's Danny Drinkwater declined call-up'
England boss Gareth Southgate says that Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater declined the chance to link up with the squad for the friendlies with Germany and Brazil.
Nov 9, 11:59
Jose Mourinho gesticulates during the Champions League group game between Benfica and Manchester United on October 18, 2017
Danny Drinkwater: 'Jose Mourinho's record speaks for itself'
Danny Drinkwater says that Jose Mourinho's "history of getting results speaks for itself", as he defends the Manchester United manager's negative approach to games.
Nov 3, 09:47

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