Demba Ba

  • EPL: Chelsea beat Liverpool 2-0 to leave title race wide open 27-04-2014 08:26 PM

    Liverpool: Chelsea dented Liverpool's Premier League title hopes and maintained their own pursuit of the trophy with a 2-0 victory against the leaders on Sunday. A resilient Chelsea successfully nullified a team on an 11-game winning streak, and Demba Ba seized on Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard's slip in first-half stoppage...
  • EPL: Chelsea beat Swansea to stay in title hunt 13-04-2014 10:51 PM

    London: Second-placed Chelsea won 1-0 at Swansea City on Sunday, taking advantage of playing against 10 men for most of the match to keep up the pressure on Premier League leaders Liverpool. That left Chelsea two points behind Liverpool after 34 games each with Jose Mourinho's team due to travel...
  • Mourinho in a hurry to get all the way to final in Champions League 09-04-2014 08:36 AM

    Jose Mourinho's touchline dash after Chelsea scored the goal that clinched their Champions League semi-final place on Tuesday was not done just because he wanted to celebrate with his players by the corner flag. Although it evoked memories of his famous victory sprint and knee-slide with Porto against Manchester United...
  • Demba Ba's late goal sends Chelsea through to Champions League semi-finals 09-04-2014 02:53 AM

    London: Chelsea overturned a two-goal deficit against Paris Saint-Germain to reach the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday, with Paris-born striker Demba Ba clinching a 2-0 win that sent the London club through on away goals with a 3-3 draw. After losing 3-1 in the French capital, Andre Schuerrle began Chelsea's...
  • Chelsea thrash Spurs 4-0 to go seven points clear in Premier League 09-03-2014 01:35 AM

    London: Chelsea scored four goals in the second half to thrash 10-man Tottenham 4-0 and provisionally move seven points clear in the Premier League on Saturday. Jose Mourinho's side were unconvincing before halftime but Samuel Eto'o sparked a stunning revival by taking advantage of Jan Vertonghen's slip and ill-judged back...
  • Chelsea held to 0-0 draw by West Ham 30-01-2014 08:31 AM

    London: A resilient West Ham side held Chelsea to a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday as Jose Mourinho's team lost ground to new leader Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Under a pouring rain, West Ham defended for most of the second-half and managed to contain...
  • Chelsea lack killer instinct, says Mourinho 18-12-2013 08:48 AM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was forced to recount a familiar tale as he bemoaned his team's latest failure to turn chances into goals after their 2-1 extra-time defeat by Sunderland in the League Cup on Tuesday. "The quality of football we produced is amazing. We never lost a match...
  • Demba Ba's goal sends Chelsea through as group winners in Champions League 12-12-2013 03:11 AM

    London: Demba Ba scored a rare goal as Chelsea advanced in the Champions League as group winners with a 1-0 victory over Steaua Bucharest on Wednesday. On a night when the Romanian visitors offered little threat, Ba turned the ball into the net from close range after 11 minutes at...
  • John Terry scores as Chelsea defeat Southampton 3-1 01-12-2013 11:37 PM

    London: John Terry marked his 400th Premier League appearance with a goal as Chelsea fought back from an early deficit to beat Southampton 3-1 Sunday and move to second in the standings. After a sloppy start that saw Jose Mourinho's team concede a goal just after kickoff, Chelsea recovered in...
  • Chelsea beat Indonesia All-Stars 8-1 in Asian tour 25-07-2013 11:04 PM

    Jakarta: Chelsea outclassed an Indonesia All-Stars team 8-1 in the last match of the club's Asian tour on Thursday. Playing before a large, vociferous crowd at Jakarta's Gelora Bung Karno Main stadium, Chelsea took the lead through a 21st minute penalty by Eden Hazard. Ramires, Demba Ba and John Terry...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Saturday 13-07-2013 06:33 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Saturday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Liverpool will only sell Suarez at the right price to Arsenal English Premier League club Liverpool are prepared to sell striker Luis Suarez to their English...
  • West Ham target Chelsea duo of Lukaku and Ba 20-06-2013 04:51 PM

    West Ham are keeping a close eye on the Chelsea duo of Romelu Lukaku and Demba Ba in case the Blues leave the strikers once Jose Mourinho takes over as manager. After completing the deal for Andy Carroll, the Hammers management are anxiously waiting for Mourinho's 25-member Chelsea squad. "The...
  • West Ham eye Roman Lukaku, Demba Ba and Wilfried Zaha 13-06-2013 05:58 PM

    London: West Ham are hoping to get former Hammers man Demba Ba and Manchester United's Wilfred Zaha on loan for the next season along with Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku to partner centre forward Carroll. As per reports in Daily Mail, West Ham have identified Belgian international Lukaku as their No...
  • Fernando Torres key as Chelsea take on Basel in Europa League 24-04-2013 11:36 AM

    London: Chelsea are in the last chance saloon as far as a trophy goes and Fernando Torres, complete with his 'Mask of Zorro', must continue his recent improvement in swashbuckling style in Thursday's Europa League semi-finals. Fenerbahce welcome Benfica in their first leg while European champions Chelsea face a tricky...
  • City beat Chelsea 2-1 to set up FA Cup final with Wigan 14-04-2013 10:41 PM

    London: Manchester City reached the FA Cup final by beating defending champions Chelsea 2-1 in a free-flowing game at Wembley on Sunday to maintain their only remaining hope for a trophy this season. City dominated much of the first hour and went 2-0 up through goals by Samir Nasri and...
  • Ba and Bertrand should be back for Chelsea's Wembley trip 13-04-2013 01:05 AM

    London: Holders Chelsea should have striker Demba Ba and defender Ryan Bertrand available for Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City at Wembley. Senegal international Ba, who was ineligible for Thursday's Europa League quarter-final at Rubin Kazan, suffered an ankle problem in last weekend's 2-1 Premier League victory over Sunderland...
  • Benitez spared abuse as Chelsea win 1-0 02-03-2013 10:35 PM

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  • City beat Newcastle 3-1 to stay close to United 15-12-2012 08:16 PM

    Newcastle: Manchester City bounced back from the damaging derby loss to Manchester United with a 3-1 win at struggling Newcastle on Saturday, keeping the champions in touch with their neighbours in the Premier League title race. Goals by Sergio Aguero and Javi Garcia gave City a 2-0 lead at halftime,...
  • Wenger eyes Demba Ba as van Persie replacement 04-12-2012 11:30 AM

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has reportedly set his sights on the in-form Newcastle United striker Demba Ba. The Senegal striker has a buy-out clause in his contract with the Magpies, and reports are doing the rounds that Wenger is planning a USD 7.5 million pound offer to Ba in January....
  • Newcastle end winless run with 3-0 win over Wigan 04-12-2012 08:38 AM

    Newcastle: Newcastle recorded its first Premier League win in six matches by beating 10-man Wigan 3-0 on Monday after two goals by Demba Ba and another from Gael Bigirimana. Newcastle manager Alan Pardew had been under pressure with his injury-hit team winning only one league match since he signed an...
  • Demba Ba pulls out of Senegal friendly 12-11-2012 09:35 PM

    Dakar: Newcastle United striker Demba Ba is among six regulars who have pulled out of Senegal's squad for a friendly international in Niger on Wednesday, the Agence Presse Senegalaise news agency said on Monday. Ba played for Newcastle in their home Premier League defeat to West Ham on Sunday without...
  • Ba own goal rescues point for Sunderland in derby 22-10-2012 08:40 AM

    Sunderland: Demba Ba scored a late own goal as Sunderland escaped with a point from a 1-1 draw with 10-man Newcastle in a feisty north-east derby in the Premier League on Sunday. The Senegal striker is the league's joint-top scorer this season with six goals, but he deflected the ball...
  • Newcastle hold Everton 2-2 in controversial tie 18-09-2012 09:08 AM

    Liverpool: Everton were held to a 2-2 draw by Newcastle in the Premier League on Monday after having a goal disallowed despite the ball appearing to cross the line before being cleared. The score was 1-1 when Everton forward Victor Anichebe's header hit the underside of the crossbar and the...