June 19 2013 Latest news:
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Fernando Torres wants to be remembered with the same fondness as Didier Drogba
Chelsea star Fernando Torres believes that he can fill the boots of legend Didier Drogba after the Ivory Coast international moved to Shanghai Shenua.
The Spaniard has struggled for the Blues in the past 12 months but is confident he can improve for the coming season.
“I like the responsibility and it’s a thing I’ve been doing all my life,” the 28-year-old told the club’s website on Saturday.
“Didier did everything for this club, scoring the winning goal in the Champions League was an inspiration for us,” added Torres, who was on target in Spain’s 4-0 victory over Italy in the final of Euro 2012 at the start of this month.
“Our relationship was great and I was talking to him when he decided to leave. He wished me all the best and hopefully one day, Chelsea fans will remember me as they are going to remember him.”
A commuter allegedly filmed hurling racist abuse on the London Underground was in court today.
Hundreds are expected to attend an annual exhibition promoting some of east London’s top businesses.
Wasteful spending “would not be repeated today” claimed the council after it was revealed to have spent £10,000 on flowers over five years.
In November 1956 Mr Munn, chief public relations officer of the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway, walked into the office of the Barking Advertiser, where I was a reporter.