Victor Moses is hoping to win the 2017 BBC Africa footballer of the year award having been shortlisted for the prize following his striking outing for Chelsea last season.
Marc Wilmots' Ivory Coast needed a win at home to qualify for their fourth consecutive World Cup, but two errors by goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo put chances of victory out of reach in the first half.
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Arsene Wenger has revealed that England’s reluctance to push for Alex Iwobi influenced the Arsenal midfielder's decision to play for Nigeria.
Prior to getting his first cap for Nigeria in October 2015, the 21-year-old had featured for the Three Lions’ youth sides.
Some good news on the injury front even as the international break is already claiming its usual quota of knocks (Cahill absent from England’s last training session), bruises (Morata dealing with a nail problem), and injuries (Batshuayi returning to Chelsea after x-rays in Belgium).
John Obi Mikel has lifted the lid on the “surreal” transfer saga which saw Manchester United and Chelsea battle for his signature.
Nemanja Matic insists he has nothing to prove to Chelsea as he prepares to return to Stamford Bridge with Manchester United.
The Serbian midfielder was considered surplus to requirements by Antonio Conte over the summer, with a £40 million transfer taking him to Old Trafford.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has defended his decision to overlook Romelu Lukaku for penalty duty against Benfica.
London (AFP) - Neither Anthony Martial nor Marcus Rashford are happy spending time on the bench, but the competition between them is pushing both to greater heights for Manchester United this season.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will miss Saturday's Premier League clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford after the club confirmed their top scorer had sustained a minor hamstring strain.