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Manchester City’s Toure signs new deal

Manchester City's Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure (right) during a recent English Premier League football match. Photo: AFP

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure signed a new four-year contract with the Premier League champions on Thursday.

Saturday, 6 April, 2013, 2:05pm

Red Devils won't let City derail title push, says Ferguson

Alex Ferguson

A victory against Roberto Mancini's second-placed side would move United to within touching distance of the title, but Ferguson knows City would love to at least delay their neighbours' 20th championship celebrations by winning on Monday. And with the finish line in sight, Ferguson is determined to ensure his players do not rest on their laurels.

6 Apr 2013 - 5:24am

England falls from grace in Champions League

Arsenal's Tomas Rosicky (left) walks off the field after their loss to Bayern. Photo: Reuters

Arsenal’s elimination at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League means this is the first season since 1995-96 in which no English teams have reached the quarter-finals.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Carlos Tevez vital to Man City's ambitions, says Roberto Mancini

Carlos Tevez

Tevez scored a hat-trick - the fifth of his City career - and had a hand in two other goals as his side beat Championship club Barnsley 5-0 to reach the Wembley semi-finals next month.

11 Mar 2013 - 4:02am

Mancini banking on Tevez in Manchester City’s future

Carlos Tevez (right) and Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini. Photo: AFP

Roberto Mancini believes that Carlos Tevez still has an important part to play in Manchester City’s future, this season and beyond, after he helped the club into the FA Cup semi-finals.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Manchester City seek FA Cup salvation against Barnsley

Pablo Zabaleta. Photo: AFP

Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta admits the Premier League champions have a lot to learn from this season as they look to overcome Barnsley in their FA Cup quarter-final at Eastlands today.

9 Mar 2013 - 4:09am

Mancini seeks to build upon Chelsea victory

Roberto Mancini. Photo: EPA

Roberto Mancini has called on Manchester City to use last week's victory over Chelsea as inspiration to keep the pressure on Manchester United when the champions travel to Aston Villa today.

4 Mar 2013 - 3:12am

Sports Digest, February 27, 2013

Joe Hart

The political turf war between the Asian Tour and rival OneAsia has created a messy environment that has ruled out the involvement of global golf sponsor HSBC, the bank's head of sponsorship Giles Morgan said. 

27 Feb 2013 - 4:57am

Victory over Leeds just for starters, says Mancini

Roberto Mancini

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes his team's commanding 4-0 FA Cup victory over Leeds could be the springboard for an unlikely onslaught on leaders Manchester United at the top of the Premier League.

19 Feb 2013 - 4:49am

Mancini on alert against Cup giantkillers Leeds

Manchester City's manager Roberto Mancini. Photo: AP

Mancini's side are effectively out of the Premier League title race and Mancini accepts there is now an even greater incentive for his team to look to the FA Cup.

17 Feb 2013 - 4:41am

Manchester City fans turn to Einstein for consolation

Roberto Mancini

One would think a soccer stadium might be the last place to find devotees of Albert Einstein and his theory of relativity.

16 Feb 2013 - 5:09am

Man City look vulnerable for FA Cup fifth-round soccer clash with Leeds

Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta. Photo: EPA

This season's competition has already provided a host of memorable moments with several members of the Premier League's elite suffering shock defeats against lower league opposition.

16 Feb 2013 - 5:09am

Premier League title is ours to lose, Alex Ferguson says

Ryan Giggs scores past Everton's Phil Neville, ensuring he has scored in every one of the past 23 Premier League seasons. Photo: Reuters

Following City's defeat at Southampton on Saturday, Ferguson reversed an earlier plan to rest key players ahead of tomorrow's Champions League trip to Real Madrid and put out his strongest line-up against the Toffees, with the exception of defender Rio Ferdinand, who watched from the stands.

12 Feb 2013 - 5:48am

Title hope almost over for City slackers, says Mancini

Manchester City's Roberto Mancini yells at his team during a match against Southampton. Photo: AP

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has conceded that his side may have surrendered their Premier League title in Saturday’s embarrassing 3-1 defeat to Southampton.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

United's date in Madrid could be a boost for Manchester City

Yaya Toure. Photo: AP

Manchester City hope to capitalise on Manchester United's Champions League distractions by re-launching the defence of their Premier League title, starting with today's trip to Southampton.

City's 2-2 draw at home to Liverpool last weekend enabled United to stretch their advantage at the top of the table to nine points, with only 13 games of the season remaining.

9 Feb 2013 - 4:15am