Anthony Martial has been rewarded for his impressive recent form with Manchester United by being recalled to the France squad by coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday.
Chelsea booked their place in the Europa League knockout stage as Olivier Giroud's first club goal of the campaign gave Maurizio Sarri's men a 1-0 win at BATE Borisov, while Rangers lost a seven-goal thriller against Spartak Moscow.
Leicester manager Claude Puel said preparing for the first home game since the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash had been tough but that his players would "compensate with our spirit".
Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has moved to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) to appeal Thursday’s decision by CAF Appeal Board to reinstate Equatorial Guinea in the 2018 AWCON due in ten days in Ghana.
Anxiety has gripped Kenya after Equatorial Guinea was readmitted into Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) after a successful appeal to Confederations of African Football (CAF).
After the long wait from the Accra Hearts of Oak supporters as they have waited for a while for a change in their technical direction, the Greater Accra based club has taken steps to appoint the former Ghanaian international Kim Grant to replace stopgap coach Seth Hoffman.
Karim Benzema's first-half brace propelled Real Madrid to a 5-0 thrashing of Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League on Wednesday, putting the holders one win from the last 16 after a third straight victory under Santiago Solari.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first Champions League goal for Juventus but a stunning Manchester United comeback snatched a 2-1 win for the Premier League side to delay the Italians' passage to the last 16 on Wednesday.