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.

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.

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.

Mikel, Robben are new injury curse victims

The curse of the pre-World Cup injury struck again on Saturday when Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel was ruled out of the finals with a severely bruised ankle and Dutch winger Arjen Robben hurt his hamstring.

Nigeria name Mikel in World Cup squad

Injured Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel was named on Monday in Nigeria’s preliminary 30-man squad for the World Cup.

Mikel to miss out on Chelsea League and FA Cup finale

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel will miss the Premier League season finale and FA Cup final against Portsmouth after having minor knee surgery.

Mikel lifts lid on Ancelotti anger over draw

Chelsea`s John Obi Mikel has revealed the extent of Carlo Ancelotti`s anger at their Champions League draw with APOEL Nicosia, a performance the Italian described as their worst since he took over.