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The Charlotte Post
What can Brian Brown do for Independence? Facilitate the attack1,088 minutes, 13 of Brown’s 31 shots have been on target, culminating in three
What can Brian Brown do for Independence? Facilitate the attack
The Charlotte Post / Posted 10 hours ago
1,088 minutes, 13 of Brown’s 31 shots have been on target, culminating in three goals and two assists. “I’m a Didier Drogba [MLS Montreal Impact striker] style of player,” Brown said. “My teammates tend to play off me—that’s working... Read more
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Gulf News
Ibra deal shows how far once mighty Man Utd has fallenof them and therefore he has a value beyond what he might deliver on the pitch.
Ibra deal shows how far once mighty Man Utd has fallen
Gulf News / Posted 12 hours ago
of them and therefore he has a value beyond what he might deliver on the pitch.Mourinho sees him in the same way as he did Didier Drogba in Chelsea’s 2014-2015 season when he came back, aged 36 and played 40 games in a title-winning team. That is... Read more
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give me sport
Five of Chelsea’s best Ligue 1 imports Michy Batshuayi will want to emulateat five of the most influential players from Ligue 1 to have graced the Bridge
Five of Chelsea’s best Ligue 1 imports Michy Batshuayi will want to emulate
give me sport / Posted 13 hours ago
at five of the most influential players from Ligue 1 to have graced the Bridge under the Russian billionaire's ownership.Didier Drogba Arguably the best foreign player to have played for Chelsea. Ivorian striker Didier Drogba is now a household... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ibrahimovic will dance to his own tunehas a dressing room short of players of real presence and character. Zlatan he
Ibrahimovic will dance to his own tune
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
has a dressing room short of players of real presence and character. Zlatan helps address that issue as the re-signing of Didier Drogba did at Chelsea in 2014. What not even Mourinho will know is how well Ibrahimovic will cope with the Premier... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Zlatan Ibrahimovic at 34? Manchester, united no morelegends, since when did they start inviting legends? It is possible that Mouri
Zlatan Ibrahimovic at 34? Manchester, united no more
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
legends, since when did they start inviting legends? It is possible that Mourinho is looking at Ibrahimovic like he saw Didier Drogba who came back and won the league for Chelsea at 36 in 2014-15. In a club where David Beckham was sold at 28,... Read more
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give me sport
Three reasons which suggest Michy Batshuayi will be a big threat in the Premier Leagueinto the Premier League. He's relatively tall (5"11), fast and strong. Many peo
Three reasons which suggest Michy Batshuayi will be a big threat in the Premier League
give me sport / Posted 16 hours ago
into the Premier League. He's relatively tall (5"11), fast and strong. Many people have even compared him to Chelsea legend Didier Drogba. With these physical attributes, added to the fact that he is a lethal finisher and has a good leap on him, he... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Chelsea confirm Pato, Falcao departuresin a 4-0 win over Aston Villa in April, but made just one more first-team appea
Chelsea confirm Pato, Falcao departures
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 19 hours ago
in a 4-0 win over Aston Villa in April, but made just one more first-team appearance. His squad No. 11, famously worn by Didier Drogba, has been taken by winger Pedro Rodriguez ahead of next season. Falcao joined Chelsea on loan from Monaco last... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a gamble that Manchester United of old would never have takenof them and therefore he has a value beyond what he might deliver on the pitch.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a gamble that Manchester United of old would never have taken
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
of them and therefore he has a value beyond what he might deliver on the pitch. Mourinho sees him in the same way as he did Didier Drogba in Chelsea's 2014-2015 season when he came back, aged 36 and played 40 games in a title-winning team. That is... Read more
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Canberra Times
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a gamble that Manchester United of old would never have takenof them and therefore he has a value beyond what he might deliver on the pitch.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a gamble that Manchester United of old would never have taken
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
of them and therefore he has a value beyond what he might deliver on the pitch. Mourinho sees him in the same way as he did Didier Drogba in Chelsea's 2014-2015 season when he came back, aged 36 and played 40 games in a title-winning team. That is... Read more
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HITC Sport
Belgium fear transfers are distracting team as Wales quarter-final looms1 last season and will become the most expensive sale in Marseille’s history, e
Belgium fear transfers are distracting team as Wales quarter-final looms
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
1 last season and will become the most expensive sale in Marseille’s history, eclipsing the fee they raised when selling Didier Drogba to Chelsea in 2004, though the player’s former club, Standard Liège, are due 35% of the fee through a previous... Read more
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give me sport
Michy Batshuayi: 11 things you didn't know about the Chelsea targetThe new Drogba The Belgian is on course to smash Marseille’s record for the hi
Michy Batshuayi: 11 things you didn't know about the Chelsea target
give me sport / Posted yesterday
The new Drogba The Belgian is on course to smash Marseille’s record for the highest transfer fee received for a player. Didier Drogba currently holds the record, having moved from OM to Chelsea for €36m in the summer of 2004.6. Fletch... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Lukaku Deal Is Never Happening Now!and already there is talk of the lad following in the footsteps of the last str
Lukaku Deal Is Never Happening Now!
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
and already there is talk of the lad following in the footsteps of the last striker that arrived in SW6 from Marseille, one Didier Drogba. Although Batshuayi cost a pretty packet, let`s give him the chance to settle into life at Stamford Bridge and... Read more
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Goal.com
Introducing Michy Batshuayi - the €40m Belgium striker heading to Chelseaby Crystal Palace, West Ham and Tottenham. Coming from Marseille, he will inev
Introducing Michy Batshuayi - the €40m Belgium striker heading to Chelsea
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
by Crystal Palace, West Ham and Tottenham. Coming from Marseille, he will inevitably arrive at Stamford Bridge as 'the new Didier Drogba' but the comparison with the catalyst for the Blues’ Champions League success in 2012 does him a... Read more
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Goal.com
Chelsea fly to Euro 2016 to complete a deal for Belgium's Batshuayiafter agreeing a clause but he will become the most expensive sale in Marseille
Chelsea fly to Euro 2016 to complete a deal for Belgium's Batshuayi
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
after agreeing a clause but he will become the most expensive sale in Marseille’s history - beating the previous record of Didier Drogba to Chelsea in 2004 for £24m. Chelsea will complete the rest of his medical at their Cobham training ground... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Conte set to make first signing after beating rivals to new Drogbain 2014 for £4.5million, scoring 26 goals in 62 league appearances for the Ligu
Conte set to make first signing after beating rivals to new Drogba
Football.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
in 2014 for £4.5million, scoring 26 goals in 62 league appearances for the Ligue 1 outfit. The player has been likened to Didier Drogba due to his speed, strength and positioning. Sponsored links Conte set to make first signing after beating... Read more
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Off The Post
Chelsea set to sign €40m strikerJuventus. But he looks set to join new Blues boss Antonio Conte’s squad. Bats
Chelsea set to sign €40m striker
Off The Post / Posted 2 days ago
Juventus. But he looks set to join new Blues boss Antonio Conte’s squad. Batshuayi will follow in the footsteps of Didier Drogba, who made the move from Marseille to Chelsea in 2004 for €37.5m. The Stamford Bridge hierarchy will be hoping... Read more
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Chelsea MAD
Conte set to make first signing after beating rivals to new Drogbastriker joined Marseille from Standard Liege in 2014 for £4.5million, scoring 2
Conte set to make first signing after beating rivals to new Drogba
Chelsea MAD / Posted 2 days ago
striker joined Marseille from Standard Liege in 2014 for £4.5million, scoring 26 goals in 62 league appearances for the Ligue 1 outfit The player has been likened to Didier Drogba due to his speed, strength and positionin... Read more
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Goal.com
Done deal? Batshuayi goes Chelsea mad on Instagramtime adjusting to his proposed new surroundings if his recent activity on Insta
Done deal? Batshuayi goes Chelsea mad on Instagram
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
time adjusting to his proposed new surroundings if his recent activity on Instagram is anything to go by. Bayshuayi has recently followed current Blues player Kurt Zouma, legend Didier Drogba, sponsor Adidas and the Chelsea Ladies team. Competiti... Read more
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Soccer Lens
What will €40m signing Michy Batshuayi bring to Chelsea?below 6 feet tall, he is very good with his back to goal. There have been, and
What will €40m signing Michy Batshuayi bring to Chelsea?
Soccer Lens / Posted 2 days ago
below 6 feet tall, he is very good with his back to goal. There have been, and will continue to be, comparisons drawn with Didier Drogba, the last player Chelsea signed from Marseille. The Ivorian went on to become one of the greatest ever players... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Chelsea close in on Batshuayi deal - reportsChelsea have agreed to pay £33m to secure Batshuayi, making him the most lucrat
Chelsea close in on Batshuayi deal - reports
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
Chelsea have agreed to pay £33m to secure Batshuayi, making him the most lucrative sale in Marseille's history ahead of Didier Drogba, who made the same switch in the summer of 2004. Batshuayi will reportedly undergo a medical at Belgium's Euro... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
A Legends 11Webb, Marcel Desailly, John Terry, Ashley Cole. Claude Makélélé. Gianfranco Zol
A Legends 11
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
Webb, Marcel Desailly, John Terry, Ashley Cole. Claude Makélélé. Gianfranco Zola, Frank Lampard, Eden Hazard. Peter Osgood, Didier Drogba. Subs - Peter Bonetti, Ron Harris, Ricardo Carvalho, Juan Mata, Michael Ballack. Analooish has stuck his head... Read more
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International Business Times
Michy Batshuayi to Chelsea: Marseille striker rejects Tottenham and Crystal Palace offers to join Blues bonus. The fee involved in the striker's move to the Premier League is higher
Michy Batshuayi to Chelsea: Marseille striker rejects Tottenham and Crystal Palace offers to join Blues
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
bonus. The fee involved in the striker's move to the Premier League is higher than what Chelsea paid Marseille for Didier Drogba in 2004. It was €2.5m (£2m, $2.7m) less than what the west London club are ready to pay for Batshuayi. The... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
BLUE PURSUIT: Chelsea ‘outfox’ rivals to land Marseille star Batshuayijoining Chelsea for the aforementioned fee which will surpass Marseille's bigge
BLUE PURSUIT: Chelsea ‘outfox’ rivals to land Marseille star Batshuayi
tribalfootball.com / Posted 3 days ago
joining Chelsea for the aforementioned fee which will surpass Marseille's biggest ever sale of €37.5m when Chelsea signed Didier Drogba back in 2004. Belgian side Standard Liege will take 35% of the transfer fee for Batshuayi, landing them €14m,... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Miller: Top 10 international upsetsbeen killed in an aeroplane crash. A star-studded Ivory Coast team were overwhe
Miller: Top 10 international upsets
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 3 days ago
been killed in an aeroplane crash. A star-studded Ivory Coast team were overwhelming favourites to win but their talisman Didier Drogba missed a penalty in normal time and Zambia won 8-7 in the shootout. 9. Spain 0-1 Northern Ireland... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
STUNNER! Record Crystal Palace Batshuayi bid accepted by Marseillemillion offer for Batshuayi today. OM have accepted the bid, which surpasses t
STUNNER! Record Crystal Palace Batshuayi bid accepted by Marseille
tribalfootball.com / Posted 4 days ago
million offer for Batshuayi today. OM have accepted the bid, which surpasses the club's previous record for the sale of Didier Drogba to Chelsea. However, with Juventus also keen, it will still take some convincing from Palace officials to... Read more
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Scotsman
All you need to know about Kilmarnock’s eight Friday signingsadequate replacement for Lee Hodson, we’ll have to wait and see. Souleymane Co
All you need to know about Kilmarnock’s eight Friday signings
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
adequate replacement for Lee Hodson, we’ll have to wait and see. Souleymane Coulibaly – 21 - Striker Once dubbed the next Didier Drogba because he’s Ivorian, a striker and was the leading goalscorer at the 2011 under-17 World Cup. He was signed by... Read more
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HITC Sport
MLS team of the week: Valeri and Alberg lead the waytackles and completing three dribbles. After a three-game goal drought, the En
MLS team of the week: Valeri and Alberg lead the way
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
tackles and completing three dribbles. After a three-game goal drought, the English striker looked back to his best in Sporting KC’s clash with the Montreal Impact, scoring either side of half-time to hold the Didier Drogba-led hosts to a 2-2... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Who Is Your All-Time Legend of the Legends?facility alongside the name you`ve selected. Here for you to study, are the fi
Who Is Your All-Time Legend of the Legends?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 4 days ago
facility alongside the name you`ve selected. Here for you to study, are the five I`ve selected. • Peter Osgood • Frank Lampard • Gianfranco Zola • John Terry • Didier Drogba Let`s see where this takes us over the next couple of days shal... Read more
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FIFA
Drogba's memorable Côte d'Ivoire momentsAfter 12 years and over a century of caps for his country, Côte d'Ivoire captai
Drogba's memorable Côte d'Ivoire moments
FIFA / Posted 4 days ago
After 12 years and over a century of caps for his country, Côte d'Ivoire captain and talisman Didier Drogba has retired from international football as arguably the most influential player to pull on the orange of Les Elephants. The 36-year-old... Read more
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FIFA
Gervinho: Côte d'Ivoire should always be at the World Cupat the group stage. Subsequently, on 8 August, the news that most Ivoirians had
Gervinho: Côte d'Ivoire should always be at the World Cup
FIFA / Posted 4 days ago
at the group stage. Subsequently, on 8 August, the news that most Ivoirians had been dreading finally became a reality: Didier Drogba announced his retirement from the international scene. “It’s the right time to stop, get some younger players... Read more
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Chelsea FC
Doing the doublescored the goal that finally ended Barcelona's chances of an equaliser in the s
Doing the double
Chelsea FC / Posted 5 days ago
scored the goal that finally ended Barcelona's chances of an equaliser in the semi-final, and won the corner from which Didier Drogba equalised in Munich. Both players also scored in Spain's 4-0 win over Italy in the Euro 2012 final, with... Read more
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Anfield Index
Expect Second-Season Magic From Roberto FirminoLuis Suarez. Thierry Henry. Dennis Bergkamp. Didier Drogba. What do these illus
Expect Second-Season Magic From Roberto Firmino
Anfield Index / Posted 5 days ago
Luis Suarez. Thierry Henry. Dennis Bergkamp. Didier Drogba. What do these illustrious names all have in common? They all... AI Committee: Easy PZ, Piotr Zielinski! AI Podcast 112: All About Sadio Mane Another Podcast with Dave Hendrick 11 AI... Read more
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soccernews
Play-offs the goal as Baptista settles into life in Orlandothe ever-growing MLS at a time when countryman and Orlando team-mate Kaka, Stev
Play-offs the goal as Baptista settles into life in Orlando
soccernews / Posted 5 days ago
the ever-growing MLS at a time when countryman and Orlando team-mate Kaka, Steven Gerrard, David Villa, Andrea Pirlo, Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, Nigel de Jong, Ashley Cole and Sebastian Giovinco all call the league home. Baptista has... Read more
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Soccer Way
Play-offs the goal as Baptista settles into life in Orlando the ever-growing MLS at a time when countryman and Orlando team-mate Kaka, Stev
Play-offs the goal as Baptista settles into life in Orlando
Soccer Way / Posted 5 days ago
the ever-growing MLS at a time when countryman and Orlando team-mate Kaka, Steven Gerrard, David Villa, Andrea Pirlo, Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, Nigel de Jong, Ashley Cole and Sebastian Giovinco all call the league home. Baptista has... Read more
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give me sport
Besiktas clash ends in riotso the only fans at fault were the Besiktas fans. After 92 minutes, Galatasara
Besiktas clash ends in riot
give me sport / Posted 6 days ago
so the only fans at fault were the Besiktas fans. After 92 minutes, Galatasaray, who were leading 2-1 courtesy of two Didier Drogba goals, had Felipe Melo sent off for a challenge that looked worse than it actually was. Besiktas fans then saw... Read more
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give me sport
Derby day beckons in Turkeypressure over their rivals heading towards the close of the campaign. Galatasa
Derby day beckons in Turkey
give me sport / Posted 6 days ago
pressure over their rivals heading towards the close of the campaign. Galatasaray's two top strikers Burak Yilmaz and Didier Drogba can provide the firepower to make that happen, sat in second and ninth place in terms of the Turkish goal... Read more
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give me sport
Galatasaray sack manager Fatih Terimwas appointed Galatasaray manager for the third time in 2011 and during his tim
Galatasaray sack manager Fatih Terim
give me sport / Posted 6 days ago
was appointed Galatasaray manager for the third time in 2011 and during his time in charge he brought in players such as Didier Drogba and Wesley Sneijder. But in 2013 his roles were also increased when he was chosen to take on the role of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Three African giants ALL drawn in the same World Cup qualifying grouptime since 1998. The Ivorians have been to the last three World Cup finals but
Three African giants ALL drawn in the same World Cup qualifying group
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
time since 1998. The Ivorians have been to the last three World Cup finals but their golden generation with the likes of Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure is now coming to an end. Gabon and Mali are the other two countries in the group. RexThe Ivory... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Does Manchester United striker Rashford fit into Mourinho's new-look team?Martial, probably Zlatan Ibrahimovic and possibly one other. Mourinho has ofte
Does Manchester United striker Rashford fit into Mourinho's new-look team?
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
Martial, probably Zlatan Ibrahimovic and possibly one other. Mourinho has often favoured physically imposing forwards like Didier Drogba and Diego Costa. Rashford showed at the end of last season he’s capable of leading the line on his own. But... Read more
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Chelsea Daft
Lukaku for a reported £65m - He is far from being Didier Drogba so I wouldn't pay Everton! Chelsea have been linked with a move to bring Romelu Lukaku back to Stamford
Lukaku for a reported £65m - He is far from being Didier Drogba so I wouldn't pay Everton!
Chelsea Daft / Posted 8 days ago
Chelsea have been linked with a move to bring Romelu Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge for months... Read more
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give me sport
Jose Mourinho must replace two key players that his predecessors never couldflirting with relegation, but his record in the transfer market is impressive n
Jose Mourinho must replace two key players that his predecessors never could
give me sport / Posted 10 days ago
flirting with relegation, but his record in the transfer market is impressive nonetheless, having purchased players such as Didier Drogba, Cesc Fabregas, Claude Makelele, and Branislav Ivanovic during his two spells at Stamford Bridge. More of the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Why Mourinho may resist United cull after allGallas, Claude Makele, Frank Lampard and Eidur Gudjohnsen. The player making t
Why Mourinho may resist United cull after all
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
Gallas, Claude Makele, Frank Lampard and Eidur Gudjohnsen. The player making the biggest incoming impact was Mourinho buy Didier Drogba. In 2013 Cech, Terry and Lampard were still the driving forces and Mourinho stuck with players already on the... Read more
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metro
Morata, Batshuayi - 5 strikers Arsenal could sign as Wenger reveals Vardy snubis the latest exciting talent emerging from Belgium, and looks absolutely ideal
Morata, Batshuayi - 5 strikers Arsenal could sign as Wenger reveals Vardy snub
metro / Posted 12 days ago
is the latest exciting talent emerging from Belgium, and looks absolutely ideal for Arsenal’s current needs. Much like Didier Drogba, Batshuayi combines excellent technical ability and finishing instincts with an imposing physical frame and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Michael Arace commentary | Quiet tie is fitting for Crew(Ignacio Piatti) and their stalwart center back (Laurent Ciman), but they were
Michael Arace commentary | Quiet tie is fitting for Crew
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
(Ignacio Piatti) and their stalwart center back (Laurent Ciman), but they were not hurting nearly as much as the home team. Didier Drogba was still out there, you know? The Impact remains near the top of the Eastern ladder. The Crew, which... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
MLS Capsulesof the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession a
MLS Capsules
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 12 days ago
of the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession and attempted 12 shots to Montreal's eight. Didier Drogba left the field with an injured wrist in the 59th minute, but returned moments later for the Impac... Read more
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KTVB Boise
MLS Capsulesof the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession a
MLS Capsules
KTVB Boise / Posted 12 days ago
of the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession and attempted 12 shots to Montreal's eight. Didier Drogba left the field with an injured wrist in the 59th minute, but returned moments later for the Impac... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
MLS Capsulesof the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession a
MLS Capsules
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 12 days ago
of the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession and attempted 12 shots to Montreal's eight. Didier Drogba left the field with an injured wrist in the 59th minute, but returned moments later for the Impac... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
MLS Capsulesof the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession a
MLS Capsules
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
of the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession and attempted 12 shots to Montreal's eight. Didier Drogba left the field with an injured wrist in the 59th minute, but returned moments later for the Impac... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
MLS Capsulesof the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession a
MLS Capsules
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 12 days ago
of the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession and attempted 12 shots to Montreal's eight. Didier Drogba left the field with an injured wrist in the 59th minute, but returned moments later for the Impac... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
MLS Capsulesof the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession a
MLS Capsules
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 12 days ago
of the season and Bush's third. The Crew (3-5-6) had 61.6 percent possession and attempted 12 shots to Montreal's eight. Didier Drogba left the field with an injured wrist in the 59th minute, but returned moments later for the Impac... Read more
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