Roberto Mancini

City caretaker Brian Kidd, shocked at Roberto Mancini's sacking

Reading's Sean Morrison blocks a shot from Manchester City's Yaya Toure. Photo: Reuters

Caretaker Manchester City manager Brian Kidd said Roberto Mancini's sacking has rocked the club, even as they secured a second-place finish in the English Premier League.

Thursday, 16 May, 2013, 3:51am

Mancini criticises Manchester City bosses over doubts about his future

Roberto Mancini

City's loss means the club will end the season without a significant trophy for the first time in three years and is likely to intensify speculation about Mancini's job security in the British press.

13 May 2013 - 3:52am

Mancini holds onto dream of title for Manchester City

Manchester City's Italian manager Roberto Mancini. Photo: AFP

City face Tottenham today knowing a defeat at White Hart Lane, and a win for leaders Manchester United against Aston Villa tomorrow, would confirm Alex Ferguson's team as champions.

21 Apr 2013 - 6:11am

Roberto Mancini says Manchester City are equal of United

Roberto Mancini

With United 15 points clear of second-placed City, Mancini has been forced to concede his side's reign as champions is all but over. Yet there is still plenty to play for at Old Trafford, with United looking to move closer to confirming their title triumph and City desperate to inflict a bloody nose on their fierce rivals.

8 Apr 2013 - 4:12am

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

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

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

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

Roberto Mancini says team can win EPL title

Roberto Mancini

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini insists his team can still retain their English Premier League title despite falling nine points behind Manchester United.

City were held 2-2 by Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium, wasting the opportunity to reduce the deficit at the top of the table to seven points after United's 1-0 win at Fulham 24 hours earlier.

5 Feb 2013 - 3:49am

City must respect Liverpool, boss Roberto Mancini says

Roberto Mancini, Manchester City manager

Manchester City wasted a chance to keep the pressure on Manchester United when they were held to a 0-0 draw by struggling QPR in midweek and Mancini is well aware that Liverpool have the individual talent to add to his team's problems.

3 Feb 2013 - 4:00am

Robert Mancini says Manchester City will miss Mario Balotelli

QPR's Fabio da Silva climbs over Manchester City's Gareth Barry in a Premier League match at Loftus Road, which ended 0-0. Photo: Reuters

Balotelli's spell at Eastlands has been marked by a succession of controversies on and off the pitch but City manager Mancini insisted his side would miss the erratic player during the final weeks of the season.

31 Jan 2013 - 4:26am

Mancini confirms Balotelli to join AC Milan

Mario Balotelli is set to return to Italy to join AC Milan. Photo: Reuters

Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini confirmed on Tuesday that Mario Balotelli is set to return to Italy to join AC Milan, who had announced his transfer earlier in the day.

Milan said the controversial striker would arrive in Italy on Wednesday and undergo a medical examination before signing a 4½-year contract.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am