Africa Cup of Nations: Yaya Toure's  injury worries Cote d' Ivoire
Africa Cup of Nations: Yaya Toure's injury worries Cote d' Ivoire

The Cote d' Ivoire football team is having injury concerns with skipper Yaya Toure struggling after a knock in their 1-0 win over Cameroon in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Yaya Toure plays different role for Ivory Coast: Herve Renard
Yaya Toure plays different role for Ivory Coast: Herve Renard

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.

Herve Renard plays down Yaya Toure expectations before crunch game
Herve Renard plays down Yaya Toure expectations before crunch game

 Getting Yaya Toure to reproduce his club form at international level is a near impossible task, Ivory Coast coach Herve Renard admitted on Tuesday.

Herve Renard toils to get best out of Yaya Toure and Ivory Coast
Herve Renard toils to get best out of Yaya Toure and Ivory Coast

An inability to get the best out of Yaya Toure has contributed to leaving the Africa Cup of Nations hopes of Herve Renard`s Ivory Coast in the balance with one crucial group game to come.

Work permit denied Angel Di Maria's move to Arsenal in 2007, reveals Arsene Wenger
Work permit denied Angel Di Maria's move to Arsenal in 2007, reveals Arsene Wenger

Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria is one of the several footballers, who almost joined Arsenal in the past.

We can win without Yaya Toure, says Manchester City boss
We can win without Yaya Toure, says Manchester City boss

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has told his players they must believe they can win without Yaya Toure after failing to do so in the four league games he has missed this season.

Didier Drogba’s ghost could loom large for Ivory Coast at Nations Cup
Didier Drogba’s ghost could loom large for Ivory Coast at Nations Cup

The ghost of Didier Drogba could loom large at the African Nations Cup on Tuesday when Ivory Coast open their campaign against Guinea. 

Yaya Toure relishing responsibility as Ivory Coast skipper
Yaya Toure relishing responsibility as Ivory Coast skipper

Ivory Coast captain Yaya Toure, the reigning African footballer of the year, admits he is enjoying the responsibility that comes with leading the Elephants` new generation into this year`s Africa Cup of Nations.

Yaya Toure unsure about future in Manchester City
Yaya Toure unsure about future in Manchester City

Yaya Toure has again thrown his future into doubt by claiming he doesn't know if he will still be a Manchester City player next season.

Yaya Toure out to prove status as Africa`s best
Yaya Toure out to prove status as Africa`s best

One of the few survivors of the Ivory Coast`s feted golden generation, this year`s Africa Cup of Nations may well be the last chance for Yaya Toure to finally win a major international trophy.

Thorgan set to team-up with brother Eden in Chelsea next season
Thorgan set to team-up with brother Eden in Chelsea next season

There could be a double Hazard for defenders in England next year. According to reports, prodigious Thorgan Hazard is set to team up with his elder brother Eden at Stamford Bridge next season.

African Nations Cups: Ivory Coast under the radar this time
African Nations Cups: Ivory Coast under the radar this time

Ivory Coast were firm favourites for each of the last four African Nations Cups but fell short every time and are likely to enjoy going in somewhat under the radar on this occasion.

Manuel Pellegrini frets over Yaya Toure`s City absence
Manuel Pellegrini frets over Yaya Toure`s City absence

Manuel Pellegrini has challenged his Manchester City players to show they can cope without Yaya Toure as the Premier League champions try to keep pace with leaders Chelsea.

Yaya Toure wins African Footballer of the Year award
Yaya Toure wins African Footballer of the Year award

Yaya Toure was named African Footballer of the Year for a record fourth straight time at the annual Confederation of African Football awards on Thursday.

Yaya Toure heads for fourth successive African award
Yaya Toure heads for fourth successive African award

Manchester City`s Yaya Toure is on course to win a record fourth straight African Player of the Year Award on Thursday.

Chelsea, City, United keep Boxing Day gifts to themselves
Chelsea, City, United keep Boxing Day gifts to themselves

 Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United showed their rivals no seasonal cheer on Friday as they pulled away from the pack in the Premier League with one-sided Boxing Day victories.

Yaya Toure on target for fourth straight African honour
Yaya Toure on target for fourth straight African honour

Manchester City`s Yaya Toure will be favourite to collect a record fourth successive African Footballer of the Year crown after he was named in the list of final three nominees by the Confederation of African Football.

Frank Lampard is very important for Manchester City, claims Manuel Pellegrini
Frank Lampard is very important for Manchester City, claims Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claims that on-loan Frank Lampard is very important to the English champions.

Chelsea will be under pressure from Man City in PL title race: David Silva
Chelsea will be under pressure from Man City in PL title race: David Silva

Spanish striker David Silva has backed Manchester City to put pressure on current Premier League leaders Chelsea after removing Jose Mourinho's men's lead over the past month, and has also warned the Londoners that they could slip up at Stoke City in Monday's encounter.

Patched-up Manchester City leave Manuel Pellegrini purring
Patched-up Manchester City leave Manuel Pellegrini purring

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes his team are finally performing like champions, even though there is no immediate end in sight to their chronic injury problems in attack.