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Andriy Shevchenko

Former AC Milan, Chelsea and Ukraine striker

Soccerlens’ Top Five Strikers Of The Last 20 Years

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As the footballing sphere bids farewell to one of it's greatest ever patrons, legendary Brazilian forward Ronaldo, we at Soccerlens thought it high time to compile a concise list of our top five 'strikers in world football' - with the only stipulation being that any nominee must have played 'up top' and have had been in their prime at some point during the last two decades.

Chelsea’s Greatest Signings under Roman Abramovich

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Chelsea have made approximately 50 signings since the take-over of Roman Abramovich. About £470 million (and William Gallas) has been spent on these players...

Chelsea’s Worst Signings Under Roman Abramovich

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Chelsea have made approximately 50 signings since the take-over of Roman Abramovich. About£470 million (and William Gallas) has been spent on these players – that averages out at just over £9 million (and one of Gallas’ hands) per player. Taking money spent, time consumed, bad memories and general disappointment into account, here is a list of the 10 worst signings of Abramovich’s ownership.

Manchester United 2-2 Chelsea – Live – Community Shield – 9 August 2009

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This Community Shield match is from a previous season. Watch the latest Community Shield match here and the latest Manchester United v Chelsea match...

Transfer Rumors (24 July 09): Arsenal in for Huntelaar, Liverpool in shock move for...

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We've got quite a lot of tidbits from yesterday and today to go over in today's roundup from around the Premier League, Serie A,...

Transfer Rumors (15 June 09): Man United after Valencia stars Villa and Silva, Aston...

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We're already in the middle of June, and though the signings haven't been coming hard and fast just yet, that doesn't mean that there's...

From Ukraine with Blues – Why Shevchenko should remain at Chelsea

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Shevchenko was given unfair treatment by Mourinho and the new Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti knows how to use Sheva properly and help him regain top-form.With the recent appointment of Carlo Ancelotti as the new Chelsea manager and the recent announcement that Shevchenko will be coming back to the Bridge now that his one-year loan deal with AC Milan has expired. While Shevchenko and many Chelsea fans are not optimistic about his future at the bridge, Sheva still has great potential to finish his career in style and justify the money that was spent on him. The following will be reviewed 1) Why Shevchnko did not live up to his potential at Chelsea 2) How Chelsea could have made better use of the Ukrainian international 3) Why Shevchenko deserves one more season as a Chelsea starter under Ancelotti.

Transfer Rumors (14 May 09): Chelsea after Arsenal’s Adebayor and Villa’s Young, Tottenham want...

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Is it safe to say that striker receives more time in the transfer gossip pages from January to December than any other position? Several...

Transfer Rumors (11 May 09): Spurs enter race for Manchester United’s Tevez, Arsenal want...

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It's a new week, and we've got a fresh batch of transfer news and rumors from around Europe. We've got tidbits from England,...

Transfer Rumors (23 Jan 09): Aston Villa beat Liverpool to sign Wigan’s Heskey, Hull...

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A couple of noteworthy signings are coming through the newswire today, which makes me quite happy, and should make fans of certain clubs quite...

Transfer Rumors (11 Jan 09): Manchester City to pip Arsenal for Arshavin?, Arsenal interested...

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Sunday might be a rest day for many, but it's anything but a slow day in transfer news and rumors. We've got the latest...

Kaka Unhappy, Manchester United Midfielder to Inter Milan, Real Madrid Rule Out Move for...

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Anderson Wants to Move to Inter Milan Manchester United midfielder Anderson has revealed that he dreams of moving to Inter Milan and playing for...

Chelsea to Buy Silva and Sell Kalou, Spurs and Villa Want West Ham Striker,...

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Obviously, the big rumor out there is that Kaka has already agreed to terms with Manchester City, with a transfer fee in the neighborhood...

Gallas to AC Milan, Villa Want Heskey or Santa Cruz, Why Bastian Schweinsteiger Turned...

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Today's Transfer Rumor Roundup focuses on two Premiership clubs that promise to spend big, as well as a third that could join them. ...

Football makes ‘Sweet Dreams’ come true

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You know what really stood out about the recently closed transfer window?  Not the brinksmanship, the complaints about tapping up, or even the idea...

Top 10 Most Expensive Football Transfers

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Compared to the lion that was the summer of 2009, when we saw Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic move to pastures anew for...

Transfer Rumors (24 August 08): United make final Berba bid, Newcastle interested in Malouda,...

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We've moving towards the last week of the transfer window, and there are still some transfer sagas yet to be resolved. While there's...

Transfer Rumors (23 August 08): Real give green light to Robinho’s Chelsea move, Arsenal’s...

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It's the weekend again, and while we sit back and take in the second round of Premier League action (or follow whatever league it...

Transfer Rumors (22 August 08): Arsenal confirm interest in Barry, Man City getting some...

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The amount of time left in the transfer window gets shorter, and so do the amount of transfer tidbits to talk about. Even...

Should Scolari give Sheva a chance?

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It's been a good month for Chelsea and Luiz Felipe Scolari.  The new manager of the Blues has overseen a successful preseason campaign including a morale-boosting...

Should Sheva return to Milan?

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Adriano Galliani has revealed today that AC Milan will make a move for former striker Andriy Shevchenko should Chelsea make the Ukrainian available, says...

Fergie plans retirement, Roman will pay any price to win titles, Hull City to...

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The English press always finds ways to entertain their readers: some of their pieces are quite interesting while some are ridiculously funny. Sometimes an...

What do Madrid, Juventus, Milan and Chelsea have in common?

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Apparently, these clubs have (or have had) players with the most Champions League semifinal appearances. Before you go through the list, try guessing who'd be...

Andriy Shevchenko – how the mighty have fallen

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Andriy Schevchenko has been a great player by anyone's reckoning. Nearly 200 goals in just under 400 league appearances at Dinamo Kiev, Milan and...

Chelsea v Everton – 07/08 Carling Cup Semifinal Preview

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Carling Cup holders Chelsea will be looking to advance to a second consecutive final and third in four years when they take on Everton...

Is Andriy Shevchenko’s time at Chelsea finally over?

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He is often described as a £30 million Ukrainian tosspot and one of the most ridiculous foreign failures in the English Premier League. And...

2007 EPL ‘Rich List’: Richest Players / Club Owners of the Premier League

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Yes, I've said it before: it's 'Top 100 Ranking' time. Fresh from publishing their Top 100 footballers list last month, English magazine FourFourTwo just...

Top 100 Greatest Ever Footballers

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It's that time of the year again. The time when a random (ok, let's call it 'well-respected' if you prefer) football publication makes an...

Europe’s 10 Most Expensive Benchwarmers of 2007-08

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Shevchenko, Podolski, Crouch, Chevantón, Riquelme: these are just a few of the quality players which have been reduced to a benchwarming role in their...