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#John Obi MIkel

# john-obi-mikel - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

'There's more to life than football' - John Obi Mikel quits Turkish club after expressing fears

The ex-Chelsea midfielder does not feel comfortable continuing to play with Trabzonspor after the outbreak of coronavirus.

# john-obi-mikel - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Ex-Chelsea midfielder Mikel back in England to boost Boro's promotion bid

The 31-year-old has signed with the Championship club until the end of the season.

# john-obi-mikel - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash

The Nigerian captain was told to call kidnappers hours before last Tuesday’s World Cup group D meeting kicked off.

# john-obi-mikel - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Mikel claims Nigeria denied 'clear penalty' in Argentina loss

The Super Eagles believe they should have been awarded a spot kick during a thrilling encounter, despite the match officials making use of VAR.

# john-obi-mikel - Thursday 9 November, 2017

"Fergie told me: ‘Why would you turn down United?'"

John Obi Mikel became embroiled in a tug-of-war back in 2005, with the Red Devils announcing a deal before missing out to the Blues

# john-obi-mikel - Friday 6 January, 2017

Another Chelsea player is making a lucrative move to China

John Obi Mikel is set to follow in the footsteps of former teammates Oscar and Ramires.

# john-obi-mikel - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Substitute Cavani has final say as PSG edge thrilling last 16 first-leg

Uruguayan makes immediate impact to see French side take slim advantage to England.

# john-obi-mikel - Thursday 9 January, 2014

And Yaya does it again: 3-in-a-row for Toure as he wins African Footballer of the Year

The Manchester City star beat John Obi Mikel and Didier Drogba to claim the award.

# john-obi-mikel - Monday 16 September, 2013

Former ref: I rang Alex Ferguson and asked for his help in racism row

Mark Halsey reveals details of what was a “very good relationship” with former Manchester United boss.

# john-obi-mikel - Monday 22 April, 2013

6 months after 'monkey' allegations, Clattenburg will ref Chelsea game

The referee was accused, by midfielder Ramires, of using inappropriate language towards John Obi Mikel.

# john-obi-mikel - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Mikel handed three-match ban after United race row

The midfielder has been punished for clashing with match officials following the controversial 3-2 defeat.

# john-obi-mikel - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Opinion: Chelsea should be docked points for Clattenburg accusations

Their behaviour, and subsequent refusal to apologise for it, warrants a severe punishment, writes Paul Fennessy.

# john-obi-mikel - Friday 23 November, 2012

In the clear but Mark Clattenburg admits he feared for his refereeing career

Premier League official Clattenburg was cleared by the Football Association yesterday of racially abusing John Obi Mikel.

# john-obi-mikel - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Met Police drop Clattenburg investigation

FA Investigation will continue with results expected later this week.

# john-obi-mikel - Monday 5 November, 2012

Clattenburg sidelined again amid 'racism' row

The referee will sit out a second weekend of fixtures following the allegations made by Chelsea.

# john-obi-mikel - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Chelsea lodge official complaint against referee Mark Clattenburg

“We will cooperate fully with The FA and the police as they each investigate the matter,” a club statement reads.

# john-obi-mikel - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Clattenburg controversy: Mata, Torres did not hear comment, says Romeu

“From what I have understood they didn’t hear anything,” Chelsea midfielder Oriel Romeu tells Spanish radio.

# john-obi-mikel - Thursday 20 September, 2012

# john-obi-mikel - Friday 27 January, 2012

The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up

Carlo Ancelotti reckons there are bargains to be had at Chelsea. Having picked up one defender, the PSG boss could return with his piggy bank for another.