Bolton Wanderers 0-4 Chelsea

Drogba proves to be Lofthouse's heir

January 24, 2011
By Richard Jolly, Reebok Stadium
(Archive)
This was supposed to be all about one centre-forward. The souvenir programme was the commemoration of a career, the immaculately observed minute's silence a small acknowledgement of a huge contribution.

But Chelsea, at their finest, exhibit a ruthless lack of sentimentality and the celebration of Nat Lofthouse's life was promptly hijacked by a more recent Wanderer, Nicolas Anelka, and his bruising sidekick, Didier Drogba.

There is an aptness to that. In any era, an aggressive, ...

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