• Didier Drogba not planning to retire from football

    Didier Drogba not planning to retire from football

    Montreal Impact striker Didier Drogba has said he has no plans to end his playing career when his current contract expires.

     

    Drogba, who turns 39 next March, is out of contract with Montreal at the end of the current MLS season, which could still finish with the Canadian franchise being crowned champions.

    The former Ivory Coast international, however, is already looking beyond his team’s Eastern Conference Championship tie with Toronto.

    “My contract is up with Montreal, so I’ll be free at the end […]

  • Didier Drogba fined by MLS after refusing to play

    Didier Drogba fined by MLS after refusing to play

    Montreal Impact striker Didier Drogba has been fined by MLS after refusing to play for his club last weekend.

    Drogba, 38, refused to play rather than come off the bench in Sunday’s 2-2 draw with Toronto FC in Montreal’s penultimate regular season game, and the striker was not listed in Mauro Biello’s matchday squad.

    Impact president Joey Saputo revealed that the former Chelsea and Ivory Coast star had resolved the situation with the club, but MLS still fined him for his behaviour.

    “Consistent […]