Yaya Toure has not been playing to the same standard for Ivory Coast at the African Nations Cup as he does for club side Manchester City because of the different quality of the players around, coach Herve Renard argued on Tuesday.
Smarting from their shock defeat against Pune FC at home, reigning champions and Federation Cup winners Bengaluru FC will face formidable East Bengal in the I-League football tournament at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan, here on Wednesday.
Premier League club West Ham United are reportedly closing in for a free transfer of Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher. The 30-year-old Scot who has played all his life for the Red Devils, has found his chances hard to come by under manager Louis van Gaal.
Hosts Australia are confident they can defeat the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday night and progress to their second consecutive AFC Asian Cup final, according to manager Ange Postecoglou and captain Mile Jedinak.