The team were unfortunately eliminated in the first round of the playoffs in a penalty shootout after a Drogba goal - it was a big game, so of course Didier scored - saw them finish 1-1 in regulation and extra-time.
Since taking over the club in 2003, Abramovich has hired ten different managers and has shown a ruthlessness in his approach, often dismissing his employees just months after periods of success.
He did, however, return to his former haunt for a swansong season in 2014-15, where he picked up the Premier League and League Cup trophies in his final season in England.
Speaking to RMC (h/t Ian Holyman of ESPN FC) the Ivorian icon said the next campaign with Phoenix Rising FC, where he is the player-owner, will be the last before he retires. He replied: "But Didier, each time I have done it, we have got results"'. I need to have some time for my other projects.
Coburn 'troubled' by Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's 'trial in the press'
Now, the Alabama Republican Party is the only other GOP entity that is participating in Moore's fundraising efforts. Moore said he mentioned the call to a couple of members of the church and quickly realized that it didn't add up.
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Incidentally, the lightweight version of the browser, UC Mini, is still available for download on the Play Store . For those unfamiliar with the name, UC Browser is developed by UCWeb, which is owned by China's Alibaba Group.
Texas State University suspends Greek activities after student dies after frat event
Police in San Marcos, Texas , about 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Austin, say they suspect alcohol played a role in the death. If it is determined that Ellis' death is hazing related, charges could range from providing alcohol to a minor to manslaughter.
He won four Premier League titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups and one Champions League across two spells at the club.
He added: "It's good to play, but at 39, it holds me back a bit".