Carlisle Capital submit takeover bid for Derby

Derby have received a formal bid of about £28million from US brothers Adam and Colin Binnie with the crisis-torn club possibly days away from liquidation. It is believed to be the first definitive offer since the club went into administration in September, and supporters will hope it represents a chink of light at the end of the tunnel.

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Mali top Group F with victory against Mauritania

Mali made light work of Mauritania to top Group F at the Africa Cup of Nations thanks to a 2-0 win with goals in either half. Massadio Haidara opened the scoring after just two minutes while inform striker Ibrahima Kone converted a second half penalty to put the result beyond doubt.

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Gambia victorious over Tunisia as both sides progress

A late Ablie Jallow penalty handed Gambia victory over Tunisia and second spot in Group F but both sides progress to the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations. The Eagles of Carthage go through as one of the best third placed teams but will need to up their game.

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Ivory Coast finish top as defending champions Algeria crash out

Ivory Coast topped Group E thanks to a 3-1 victory over defending champions Algeria who exit the Africa Cup of Nations at the group stage finishing behind Equatorial Guinea and Sierra Leone with just one point to their name. Ivory Coast dominated proceedings and are among the favourites for the title.

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Equatorial Guinea into last 16 with win over Sierra Leone

Equatorial Guinea finished a surprise second in Group E thanks to a 1-0 win over Sierra Leone in their final group game. The only goal of the game came from the boot of Pablo Ganet. Sierra Leone finish third ahead of defending champions Algeria who finished dead last.

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