Yaya Toure up for fourth African player title
Yaya Toure up for fourth African player title

Manchester City`s Yaya Toure is one of 25 candidates in the running to be crowned African player of the year, the Confederation of African Football announced.

CL 2014: Gervinho, Totti destroy sorry CSKA amid crowd trouble
CL 2014: Gervinho, Totti destroy sorry CSKA amid crowd trouble

Forward Gervinho and 37-year-old captain Francesco Totti produced virtuoso performances to help AS Roma maul a shambolic CSKA Moscow 5-1 against an ugly backdrop of crowd violence in the Champions League on Wednesday.

FIFA World Cup: Gervinho - from barefoot student to twinkle-toed winger

Gervinho`s superb individual goal for Ivory Coast in their 2-1 defeat by Colombia marked a remarkable rise from childhood poverty to World Cup star.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Youngsters to the fore as Colombia beat Ivory Coast 2-1

Colombia maintained South America`s strong start to the World Cup on Thursday, downing the Ivory Coast 2-1 to stay on course for a place in the last 16.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Ivory Coast double downs Japan

Ivory Coast scored two goals in two minutes to beat Asian giants Japan 2-1 in their World Cup Group C battle on Saturday.

Gervinho and Drogba fire Ivory Coast to friendly win

Goals from Gervinho and Didier Drogba gave Ivory Coast a comfortable 2-1 win over El Salvador in a friendly in Frisco, Texas on Wednesday.

Ivory Coast balance fitness with rest before World Cup

Ivory Coast coach Sabri Lamouchi said he was treading a fine line in his World Cup preparations as he caters for players fatigued by their club seasons and those short of playing time.

Roma beat Milan to keep title chance alive

Roma snapped AC Milan`s winning streak with a 2-0 win at home on Friday to keep their Serie A title hope alive.

Roma beat Atalanta to move closer to Juventus

Roma kept up pressure on Juventus Saturday as they beat Atalanta 3-1 to move within five points of the Serie A leaders.

Roma keep faint title hopes alive with win

Roma kept alive their slim hopes of wresting the Serie A title from Juventus with a 4-2 win over Parma in the capital on Tuesday.

Roma breeze past Chievo, Immobile treble for Torino

First-half goals by Gervinho and Mattia Destro helped AS Roma strengthen their grip on second place in Serie A with a 2-0 win at Chievo Verona on Saturday.

Battle for second place in Serie A hots up

The battle for the second place of Italian Serie A football title continued as Roma and Napoli won their respective games.

Totti makes instant impact on Roma return

Francesco Totti made an instant impact on his return from a buttock injury when he scored one goal and helped set up another in AS Roma`s 3-2 Serie A win over Udinese on Monday.

Juve on course for hat-trick of Serie A titles

AS Roma`s lingering hopes of catching Serie A leaders Juventus were virtually extinguished after two stunning Pepe Reina saves kept them at bay and Jose Callejon`s late goal handed third-placed Napoli a 1-0 home win on Sunday.

Gervinho winner sees Roma edge Napoli in Cup semi

Ivory Coast international Gervinho hit a fine brace including a late winner to put Roma within sight of their second successive Italian Cup final thanks to a 3-2 victory over Napoli in the first leg of the sides` semi-final on Wednesday.

Gervinho winner sees Roma edge Napoli in Cup semi

Ivory Coast international Gervinho hit a fine brace including a late winner to put Roma within sight of their second successive Italian Cup final thanks to a 3-2 victory over Napoli in the first leg of the sides` semi-final on Wednesday.

Gervinho gives Roma revenge over Juventus in Cup

A late strike by Gervinho sent AS Roma into the Italian Cup semi-finals with a 1-0 win over league title rivals Juventus in a tense atmosphere at a packed Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.

Roma sign Gervinho

Roma have completed the signing of Arsenal attacker Gervinho for an undisclosed fee believed to be around €8 million, the English club confirmed on Thursday.

Cazorla & Gervinho on target as Arsenal spank Reading

Arsenal gave their Champions League qualification hopes a boost with a comfortable win over relegation-threatened Reading.

‘Why would Arsenal buy when Gervinho is the best player at the Afcon?’

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted there was no point in trying to strengthen his squad in January given the club’s own Cote d`Ivoire international Gervinho has been the best player at the Africa Cup of Nations.