Posts Tagged ‘drogba’

  1. Picture of the Week: Chelsea Champions of Europe


    May 21, 2012 by Rami El Chamaa

    Chelsea are champions of Europe

  2. Nineties women’s taste in footballers shows increased open-mindedness – Part 2


    May 7, 2012 by Jenni Hutchinson

    Part 1 of this article, entitled “Nineties women are cosmopolitan, eighties women have mellowed with age, and we all love Beckham”, can be found here.
    Question 6: Which of the following statements apply to you now?

    Didier Drogba

    These statements asked women whether they liked men of the same, or different, nationality or ethnicity; whether religious and political factors were important to them when choosing a partner; whether or not they liked conventional men; whether or not they would like to fulfil a traditional woman’s role in the home; and whether or not they value their independence.

  3. What lies ahead for Chelsea FC


    April 24, 2012 by Christian Manasci

    This has not been an easy season for Chelsea FC. A side that has become accustomed in recent times to battle it out with Manchester United for the Premier League title, now finds itself sixth in the table, below Arsenal, Newcastle and Spurs. Their previous manager, Andre Villas Boas, was sacked in March after a run of disappointing results. All this unfolded amidst talk of unrest within the squad and acrimony between the manager and certain senior players.

  4. Discouraging divers: how football can eliminate playacting from the game


    April 4, 2012 by Kyle Whitman

    Replay cameras spotted Didier Drogba deviously peeking at the referee between agonising clutches to his face after receiving what appeared to be an elbow to the head in Chelsea’s Champions League clash with Napoli. The Ivorian wanted to make sure that his theatrics had worked, that the referee had given Chelsea the foul. He had. Those same replays also revealed that the Napoli defender’s arm was nowhere near Drogba’s face. It was the most obvious example of simulation. It was dishonest, unsporting, illegal and, sadly, a common occurrence in modern football that has largely come to define the game.

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