John Obi Mikel

WATCH: John Obi Mikel welcomes Paul Pogba to Premier League in worst way possible

WATCH: John Obi Mikel welcomes Paul Pogba to Premier League in worst way possible

The Frenchman's move from Juventus to Manchester United was the most expensive in football history.

Aug 13, 2016, 02:18 AM IST
Class Act! Footballer John Obi Mikel donates USD 30,000 to Nigeria's team for Rio Olympics

Class Act! Footballer John Obi Mikel donates USD 30,000 to Nigeria's team for Rio Olympics

An un-named member of the team reportedly told the website about Mikel's generous move to help fellow sportsmen.

Jul 28, 2016, 23:35 PM IST
Paris Saint-Germain FC 2-1 Chelsea FC: Five things we learned from the Champions League game

Paris Saint-Germain FC 2-1 Chelsea FC: Five things we learned from the Champions League game

PSG's short passing and clever movement, made Chelsea sit deep.

Feb 17, 2016, 13:10 PM IST

2014 FIFA World Cup: France vs Nigeria - As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the Round of 16 game between France and Nigeria in Brasilia.

Jul 01, 2014, 00:50 AM IST

Mourinho aiming to knock Atletico off their "cloud"

The tepid 0-0 draw in the Vicente Calderon resembled a phoney war but Chelsea and Atletico Madrid will surely up the ante at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday when a place in the Champions League final is on the line.

Apr 29, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

`Flop` Torres tops Mourinho`s `five-strong list` of players to be dropped from Chelsea

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will reportedly get rid of under-fire flop Fernando Torres, who tops a five-strong list of stars that the club manager will sell this summer.

Apr 04, 2014, 16:54 PM IST

Yaya Toure named African Footballer of Year

Manchester City star Yaya Toure on Thursday won a third straight African Footballer of the year award.

Jan 10, 2014, 10:16 AM IST

Yaya Toure poised for CAF award hat-trick

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure will be the favourite to win a third straight Confederation of African Football (CAF) Footballer of the Year Award on Thursday.

Jan 09, 2014, 12:52 PM IST

Mourinho praises `fantastic` Terry after 600th game

Chelsea captain John Terry is far from finished and playing as well as ever after 600 matches for his club, manager Jose Mourinho said on Sunday.

Dec 30, 2013, 10:04 AM IST

Chelsea stars Mikel and Luiz wary of Galatasaray

The midfielder pointed to the threats of Didier Drogba and Wesley Sneijder as reason to be fearful, while the defender feels the second leg at Stamford Bridge will be key

Dec 17, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

Mourinho deflects praise for Chelsea form onto players

Jose Mourinho believes the credit for Chelsea`s transformation this season should go to the club`s players and not the manager.

Nov 01, 2013, 18:48 PM IST

Chelsea midfielder Mikel given three-game ban for part in Clattenburg row

The Football Association have announced that Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has been given a three-match ban and fined 60,000 pounds.

Dec 07, 2012, 09:32 AM IST

Chelsea accuses referee Clattenburg of making racial remarks during Man U defeat

Chelsea has filed an official complaint against match referee Mark Clattenburg for making racial remarks towards two of their players.

Oct 29, 2012, 12:09 PM IST

Chelsea condemn racist tweets directed at Mikel

Chelsea have confirmed that John Obi Mikel has closed his account on social networking website Twitter after receiving racial abuse following the 2-2 draw with Juventus on Wednesday evening.

Sep 21, 2012, 09:50 AM IST

Mikel`s kidnapped father is released

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel`s father was released by his kidnappers in Nigeria and police said five suspects had been arrested.

Aug 23, 2011, 12:18 PM IST

Mikel`s kidnapped father is released

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel`s father was released by his kidnappers in Nigeria and police said five suspects had been arrested.

Aug 23, 2011, 12:18 PM IST

Kidnappers ask Mikel`s family for ransom: Police

Kidnappers who abducted the father of Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel contacted his family requesting a 20 million naira (USD 130,000) ransom for his release, Nigerian police said.

Aug 18, 2011, 12:11 PM IST

Kidnappers ask Mikel`s family for ransom: Police

Kidnappers who abducted the father of Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel contacted his family requesting a 20 million naira (USD 130,000) ransom for his release, Nigerian police said.

Aug 18, 2011, 12:11 PM IST

Chelsea happy to win ugly, says midfielder Mikel

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel insists the free-scoring Premier League champions will be happy to win ugly against Stoke on Saturday.

Aug 28, 2010, 16:53 PM IST

Chelsea happy to win ugly, says midfielder Mikel

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel insists the free-scoring Premier League champions will be happy to win ugly against Stoke on Saturday.

Aug 28, 2010, 16:53 PM IST