Didier Drogba

Rodgers frustrated by Carroll move

Ian Whittell Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits he will be forced to look into signing free agent forwards Michael Owen and Didier Drogba after his club's worst league start for 50 years.

Football

Hands up who wants Becks?

David Beckham

Sebastian Hassett Where to next for Goldenballs?

A-League

Gritty Griffiths adds swagger, strikepower to Sydney FC

A-League club Sydney Fc announce their newest signing Joel Griffiths at a press conference today before this weekends Sydney derby against the Western Sydney Wanderers.
Photography Brendan Esposito

Sebastian Hassett WITH his upturned collar, striking black ankle boots, crystal-white watch and unmistakeable swagger, you'd swear Dwight Yorke was back at Sydney FC.

Soccer

United lead at top reduced as Dempsey strikes at the death

Tottenham Hotspur's Clint Dempsey celebrates his goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane stadium in London, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Julian Guyer CLINT DEMPSEY'S equaliser in the final minute of stoppage-time denied Premier League leaders Manchester United victory as Tottenham Hotspur forced a 1-1 draw at a snowy White Hart Lane on Sunday.

Drogba still our player, says Shanghai

Shanghai Shenhua's Didier Drogba

Star striker Didier Drogba's Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua have expressed outrage over his move to Turkish side Galatasaray, saying it breaches his current contract and he is still their player.

Football

AC Milan stun Barcelona in Champions League

AC Milan's Kevin-Prince Boateng, left, celebrates with teammate Philippe Mexes, of France, after scoring during their?Champions League round of 16, first leg soccer match, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Felice Calabro')

Barcelona’s hopes of winning the Champions League for the fourth time in eight seasons are hanging by a thread after a 2-0 defeat to AC Milan on Wednesday, while Galatasaray and Schalke played out an...

Football

Real Madrid beat Galatasaray in Champions League quarter-final

Real Madrid.

Real Madrid swept to a 3-0 victory over Galatasaray in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.

Real close on Champions League semi

Real Madrid all but secured their place in the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday with a 3-0 defeat of Galatasaray in their quarter-final first leg.

Chelsea banking on Barcelona fatigue

Rob Woollard Chelsea is bracing for a Barcelona onslaught tomorrow as the wounded Catalans bid to recover from domestic disappointment by reaching its third Champions League final in four seasons.

Football

Chelsea down Liverpool to lift FA Cup

Chelsea's Ivorian players Didier Drogba

Chelsea have won the English FA Cup final 2-1 over Liverpool, giving skipper John Terry a record fourth title in the knock-out tournament.

Soccer

Terry raises his fourth FA Cup

Rob Woollard Didier Drogba and John Terry made history as Chelsea withstood a late Liverpool onslaught to seal its fourth FA Cup final victory in six seasons on Saturday with a 2-1 victory at Wembley.

Football

Drogba to leave Chelsea

Drogba

Newly crowned European champions Chelsea have confirmed that Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba will leave the club when his contract expires at the end of June.

Football

The goal that defied physics: Cisse wonder strike sinks Chelsea

Papiss Cisse

Henry Winter at Stamford Bridge On a night when Papiss Cisse scored an unbelievable goal for Newcastle that defied physics, Chelsea realised that their chance of qualifying for next season's Champions League almost defies...

Man City keeps pressure on at summit

Rob Woollard Manchester City opened a five-point lead at the top of the English Premier League with victory over Blackburn yesterday as Chelsea beat Bolton to ease the pressure on manager Andre Villas-Boas.

An impossible job even for Europe’s best young coach as player power wins the day

Jason Burt Andre Villas-Boas was trusted to lead a revolution at Chelsea but ultimately found senior players held all the power

Soccer

Drogba's 100th helps Chelsea avoid blues

Rob Woollard Didier Drogba scored his 100th Premier League goal as Chelsea maintained the pressure on Arsenal in the race for fourth place with a 1-0 win over 10-man Stoke City yesterday.