Nobody likes a snitch or a telltale. When it comes to being a supergrass, unloved Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini either doesn't get it or is playing dumb.Friday, 12 October, 2012, 2:36am
Manchester City attempted to downplay talk of another rift with controversial forward Mario Balotelli after the Premier League champions produced their best form of the season in a 3-0 victory over Sunderland.
Goals from Aleksandar Kolarov, Sergio Aguero, who replaced Balotelli after 55 minutes, and James Milner were accompanied by City's first clean sheet of the campaign.8 Oct 2012 - 5:03am
Joe Hart admits Manchester City could be destined for a season of failure unless they come to terms with their new status as a prize scalp for the rest of the teams in the Premier League.6 Oct 2012 - 2:52am
The two Manchester clubs bookend the English Premier League programme this weekend with matches against the northeastern teams that should provide plenty of entertainment.6 Oct 2012 - 3:36am
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini insists he knows where his team’s problems lie after their fitful start to the season.
City’s 1-1 Champions League draw with Borussia Dortmund extended their poor run to just three wins in nine matches.
Mancini’s team have just one point from their two group D matches and are four points adrift of leaders Chelsea in the Premier League.5 Oct 2012 - 2:02am
Edin Dzeko's late winner in a 2-1 victory at Fulham may prove crucial in Manchester City's bid to retain the Premier League title, even at this early stage of the season, coach Roberto Mancini said.1 Oct 2012 - 4:22am
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes he is being treated unfairly by his Premier League counterparts.
Mancini had a touchline row with Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert during City's 4-2 League Cup third-round defeat at Eastlands in the latest of a long line of managerial disagreements involving the City chief.27 Sep 2012 - 2:48am
Premier League champions Manchester City and in-form Everton were both sent packing from the League Cup on Tuesday, their respective managers paying the price for making wholesale changes to their starting line-ups for the third round ties.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Both their sides are unbeaten and are well-placed in the Premier League table on nine points but Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was clearly the happier after his side drew 1-1 at the fortress-like home of Roberto Mancini’s Manchester City on Sunday.24 Sep 2012 - 10:39am
Roberto Mancini has warned his Manchester City stars that Arsenal are real contenders for the Premier League title and pose a serious threat to the champions at Eastlands today.
City suffered a disappointing draw with Stoke last weekend and then crashed to a dramatic 3-2 defeat against Spanish champions Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday.23 Sep 2012 - 2:28am
Liverpool's best performance by far under Brendan Rodgers was the 2-2 draw at home to Manchester City and they will have to reach a similar level if they are to repel Manchester United tomorrow.22 Sep 2012 - 3:41am
Real Madrid scored twice late in an electrifying finish on Tuesday to beat Manchester City 3-2 to open the Champions League group stage, while Paris Saint-Germain marked its new big-spending era with an emphatic 4-1 win over Dynamo Kiev.19 Sep 2012 - 9:14am
Spain playmaker David Silva signed a five-year contract extension at Manchester City on Monday, tying him to the Premier League champions until 2017.
Silva was one of the key players in City’s surge last season to a first English title since 1968, after signing from Valencia in July 2010.18 Sep 2012 - 9:15am
When a club as big as Real Madrid lose two of their first four league games of the season, talk of a crisis is never far behind.
So it is a major test of the mettle of their coach Jose Mourinho as to how he picks his star-studded side up from the disappointment of the latest defeat at Sevilla for today's Champions League opener with big-spending Manchester City.18 Sep 2012 - 3:43am
Manchester City development chief Patrick Vieira believes new signing Maicon's experience can help the English champions in their quest for ongoing success.
Premier League titleholders City travel to Stoke today before next week's Champions League away game at Real Madrid.15 Sep 2012 - 1:53am