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Form is temporary but class is permanent

Form is temporary but class is permanent. This is a phrase that is utilized regularly with players who reach a fairly elevated age but still somehow manage to continue performing at a very high level. Andrea Pirlo, ZinedineZidane and Phillip Lahm are some examples of this.

Didier Drogba is another player that the phrase can be applied to as the player still manages to score goals and perform in a few matches for Chelsea and this is a huge accomplishment taking into consideration that the Ivorian attacker is 37 years old.

The experienced attacker has even stated that he does not have any plans to retire in this season as he wants to continue playing beyond this season.

When Didier Drogba was asked about the possibility of retiring, he replied by saying: “I have made a decision, yes. And no, it’s not my last season.”

Drogba hasn’t confirmed if he wants or plans to continue his career in Stamford Bridge but what he did say with absolute confidence is that he does not want to hang up his boots in this season.

Chelsea faced a surprisingly tough battle when facing off with the relegation threatened club Queens Park Rangers when both teams players against each other on April 12 and the final result was a 1-0 victory for the team of Jose Mourinho. When this match was over, Didier Drogba took the chance to say a few key elements that has helped Chelsea in this season in remaining in the top spot for such a long time. Read more »

Didier Drogba Tribute – A Brief History | Sports Life Stories

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Eden Hazard provided a massive boost to Chelsea by signing a new five and a half year contract with the London club. This finally brought an end to rumours that he would move back across the Channel to play for Paris St Germain.

Despite being a Belgian by birth, Hazard has spent a lot of time in French football with the likes of Lille. Even when he was at Lille, there were rumours about the 24-year-old joining a top French club like Paris St Germain or Marseille. However, there were not many clubs that could afford his £ 32 million transfer fee back in 2012. Read more »

Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka in Shanghai Shenhua

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Didier Drogba says Club afraid of another Defeat

Chelsea forward Didier Drogba says that the club are afraid of suffering yet another defeat to Tottenham in the League Cup final.

The two teams met each other in the 2007 League Cup final. Drogba opened the scoring back then and it seemed to be yet another comfortable victory for the blues. However, Tottenham stunned the opposition by producing a comeback victory. The two teams will be coming up against each other for the first time in a final since then. Inevitably, memories have gone back to that night at the new Wembley.

Even though the two teams have changed a lot, a few players like Terry and Drogba continue to be part of this fixture. They have recalled the fateful night in which Chelsea could have added a trophy. In the end, the blues finished as runners-up in three different competition. Read more »