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Wednesday 02 June 2010
In anticipation of the World Cup, The Independent will be running down the key people and factors to keep an eye out for in South Africa with our World Cup Watch series.
Saturday 29 May 2010
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac is still coming to terms with news that his star player Michael Essien will not be fit in time for the World Cup.
Monday 17 May 2010
Carlo Ancelotti has branded speculation that Frank Lampard is set to become Jose Mourinho's number one summer transfer target "a joke".
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Milovan Rajevac said it had not been easy to whittle down his list of Ghana players to 29 after naming his preliminary squad for this summer's World Cup.
Thursday 06 May 2010
Wednesday 21 April 2010
Michael Essien's season for Chelsea is over and there are fears that his knee injury will also mean that the Ghana midfielder will not be able to play in the World Cup finals this summer.
Tuesday 20 April 2010
Michael Essien's season appears to be over after Chelsea confirmed the Ghana international will not be back for the weekend clash with Stoke at Stamford Bridge.
Thursday 08 April 2010
Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne has given his side an injury scare ahead of Saturday's FA Cup semi-final with Chelsea.
Thursday 04 February 2010
Nicolas Anelka refuses to rule Arsenal out of the Barclays Premier League title race ahead of Sunday's showdown at Stamford Bridge.
Saturday 23 January 2010
Carlo Ancelotti, the Chelsea manager, has ripped apart the team that defeated Sunderland 7-2 a week ago for today's FA Cup fourth-round tie away to Preston North End because he believes his team are about to enter a decisive period in the Premier League.
Friday 22 January 2010
Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien will be out for up to six weeks with the knee injury that forced him out of the African Nations Cup, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday.
Friday 22 January 2010
Coach Carlo Ancelotti insists Joe Cole will be a Chelsea player next season even though he cannot guarantee him regular first-team football.
Thursday 21 January 2010
England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup has been given an injection of Gallic charm with David Ginola joining the campaign as an ambassador.
Tuesday 19 January 2010
Monday 18 January 2010
Chelsea appeared to cope pretty well without him on Saturday but manager Carlo Ancelotti will nonetheless hope the knee injury suffered by Michael Essien yesterday is not serious. The 27-year-old picked up the injury during training with Ghana at the Africa Cup of Nations and misses tomorrow's match with Burkina Faso, with his participation in the remainder of the tournament under threat.
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