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  • Manchester City's Yaya Toure ruled out for two weeks 15-04-2014 05:58 PM

    Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure will be out of action for two weeks due to a muscle injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday. The Ivorian will miss Wednesday's home Premier League game against bottom club Sunderland after sustaining the injury early in the 3-2 defeat at Liverpool on Sunday....
  • Title race memories give Manchester City's Dzeko hope 15-04-2014 11:58 AM

    Manchester: Edin Dzeko remembers clearly how Manchester City's title hopes were written off prematurely two years ago and the striker is hoping the pundits are similarly wide of the mark after the weekend's defeat at Liverpool. After a 1-0 defeat at Arsenal in early April 2012, City trailed Manchester United...
  • Fitness concerns as City lose Premier League advantage 14-04-2014 04:22 PM

    Long considered favourites in an absorbing Premier League title race, Manchester City no longer have control over their destiny and must also sweat on the fitness of Yaya Toure and Vincent Kompany for the closing weeks of their campaign. A 3-2 defeat to Liverpool at an emotional Anfield, commemorating the...
  • Manchester City can still win the title, says Pellegrini 14-04-2014 08:50 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City's manager Manuel Pellegrini insisted his team can still regain the Premier League title they lost last season despite Sunday's 3-2 defeat by leaders Liverpool. The result left them seven points behind the Merseysiders with two games in hand, the first at home to bottom club Sunderland on...
  • Rodgers hails 'remarkable, incredible' Liverpool 13-04-2014 11:15 PM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised an "incredible" performance as his side took a huge stride towards the Premier League title with an enthralling 3-2 home win against Manchester City on Sunday. Liverpool's 10th straight league victory carried them to 77 points, five points ahead of Chelsea - who play Swansea...
  • Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to boost title hopes 13-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool became the favourite to win the Premier League after beating title rival Manchester City 3-2 on Sunday, with Philippe Coutinho's late goal settling a thrilling and emotionally charged match at Anfield. The Brazilian playmaker pounced on City captain Vincent Kompany's poor clearance to curl home a 78th-minute winner,...
  • Liverpool-Man City clash will decide title, say bookies 12-04-2014 09:25 PM

    London: Britain's biggest bookmaker believes that the winner of Sunday's crucial clash between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield is a certainty to win the Premier League title. William Hill is quoting odds of 1/10 on the winning team - whoever it may be - to go on and be...
  • Liverpool meet Manchester City in Premier League showdown 12-04-2014 01:32 PM

    London: On a day of mourning at Anfield, Liverpool will be playing in one of their biggest matches this century. The mood on Sunday will be somber as the country pauses to remember the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago. But once...
  • Sergio Aguero makes timely City return for trip to Liverpool 11-04-2014 06:45 PM

    Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is set to make his return from injury against Liverpool after being named in the squad for the crucial Premier League match between two of the title favourites at Anfield on Sunday. The Argentina striker has been plagued by a hamstring problem in recent months...
  • Evra's flash in the pan sums up Manchester United's season 10-04-2014 02:00 PM

    London: For two minutes after Patrice Evra's spectacular goal at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday, Manchester United fans were allowed to dream that their Champions League campaign would not end in a tame quarter-final exit at the hands of holders Bayern Munich. Bayern's response, though, was typically ruthless, hitting back...
  • David Moyes will focus on rebuilding United for Champions League 10-04-2014 09:05 AM

    Munich: David Moyes said his focus was on building a team to get Manchester United back in the Champions League after they lost to Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals on Wednesday, all but ending their hopes of playing in next season's competition. After a dismal domestic campaign by their lofty...
  • Bayern Munich knock Manchester United out of Champions League 10-04-2014 02:34 AM

    Munich: Title holder Bayern Munich came alive in the second half after falling behind and beat Manchester United 3-1 on Wednesday to advance to their third straight Champions League semifinal. Bayern advanced 4-2 on aggregate after a 1-1 draw in Manchester, but waited until the last 30 minutes to make...
  • Manchester United hoping to conquer Munich in Champions League 09-04-2014 09:13 AM

    Munich: Bayern Munich's longest winless run for three years and poor recent home record against English opposition have suddenly made Manchester United's task on Wednesday look a lot less daunting than it was when the draw was made. Bayern will also be without three key midfielders, including Bastian Schweinsteiger, for...
  • Wayne Rooney will 'definitely' play against Bayern, says Moyes 09-04-2014 08:22 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney will play against Bayern Munich on Wednesday even if it means having a pain-killing injection for a toe injury prior to the game, manager David Moyes said. United are in desperate need of Rooney's power and finishing ability in Munich as they look to improve...
  • Bayern must be disciplined against resilient United: Pep Guardiola 08-04-2014 04:36 PM

    Bayern Munich must be patient in attack and wary of Manchester United on the break in their Champions League quarter-final second leg on Wednesday, coach Pep Guardiola said. Holders Bayern have a slight edge after a 1-1 draw in Manchester last week but Guardiola warned of the English team's defensive...
  • Manchester City hitting form at right time, says Pellegrini 06-04-2014 09:27 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has warned his Premier League rivals that his side are hitting their stride as the title race enters its final stretch. Saturday's 4-1 home win over a lively Southampton side was City's fifth in their last six matches, with the other result a 1-1...
  • Juan Mata nets double as Manchester United crush Newcastle 4-0 05-04-2014 09:58 PM

    England: Juan Mata inspired Manchester United to a 4-0 victory at Newcastle on Saturday, securing a 10th away win in the Premier League that belies the champions' poor home form. The 25-year-old Spaniard, who joined United from Chelsea in January, scored twice, including directly from a free kick, to take...
  • Rampant Manchester City hammer Southampton 4-1 in Premier League 05-04-2014 07:32 PM

    England: Manchester City kept the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands by beating Southampton 4-1 on Saturday, with the visitors' defeat further marred by a serious-looking injury to England striker Jay Rodriguez. Yaya Toure set City on their way with a third-minute penalty at Etihad Stadium before...
  • Rooney doubtful for Bayern game with toe injury 05-04-2014 08:58 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been ruled out of Saturday's Premier League game against Newcastle with a toe injury, and is doubtful for the Champions League return leg against Bayern Munich next week. United manager David Moyes told the club's in-house TV station that Rooney has "a badly...
  • Alex Ferguson to become a Harvard lecturer 04-04-2014 10:27 PM

    Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson will be swapping the dugout for the lectern after agreeing a long-term teaching position at Harvard University. The 72-year-old Scot, who ended his glittering reign at Old Trafford last year after 26 years in charge, will share his wisdom as an academic in a...
  • Moyes wants to build momentum after Bayern improvement 04-04-2014 10:18 PM

    Manchester: Manchester United visit Newcastle United on Saturday knowing they cannot afford the sort of regression that has too often followed improved performances in this season's Champions League. Manager David Moyes, enduring a troubled first season in charge, was pleased with the "terrific" performance in a 1-1 draw at home...
  • Bayern Munich ban two British tabloids from Man Utd return leg 03-04-2014 07:40 PM

    Munich: Bayern Munich will not accredit reporters of English tabloid newspapers The Sun and Daily Mirror for a Champions League return leg against Manchester United over what the treble winners call offensive reporting after their 1-1 draw this week. Bayern host United next week in the return leg of the...
  • English rivals provide United's inspiration for second leg 02-04-2014 03:34 PM

    Manchester United can take heart from rivals Manchester City, Arsenal and Chelsea when they travel to Bayern Munich next week looking for the result that will knock the holders out of the Champions League. Their quarter-final tie tipped in Bayern's favour after the first leg ended in a 1-1 draw...
  • Bayern hopeful of last four spot even without Schweini 02-04-2014 01:25 PM

    Bayern Munich are confident they will compensate for the absences of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Javi Martinez when they meet Manchester United in the Champions League quarter-final second leg and book their spot in the next round. Midfielder Schweinsteiger, who scored the equaliser in their 1-1 draw at Manchester on Tuesday...
  • Spirited Manchester United hold Bayern Munich 1-1 in Champions League 02-04-2014 02:34 AM

    England: Bastian Schweinsteiger scored an equaliser for Bayern Munich and was then sent off as the holders drew 1-1 with Manchester United in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at Old Trafford on Tuesday. United, floundering in the English Premier League under new manager David Moyes, confounded grim...
  • Champions League QF, 1st leg: Manchester United host Bayern Munich 01-04-2014 08:40 PM

    Languishing seventh in the Premier League after a dismal first season under manager David Moyes, United are huge underdogs to get through the two-legged quarter-final against the Bundesliga champions. ...
  • Bayern Munich in Champions League semis as Man United pull out 01-04-2014 10:17 AM

    Manchester United coach David Moyes, along with the club owners and board members, have decided to allow Bayern Munich go through the next round without referee even blowing the starting whistle. The decision comes after a two-hour long meeting after United officials informed UEFA and Bayern Munich that the Red...
  • Faltering Manchester United face ultimate challenge in Bayern Munich 01-04-2014 08:53 AM

    Munich: Manchester United, comprehensively outplayed by local rivals Liverpool and Manchester City at Old Trafford recently, face an even tougher challenge when holders Bayern Munich come calling in the Champions League on Tuesday. Languishing seventh in the Premier League after a dismal first season under manager David Moyes, United are...
  • Powerful quarter-finals line-up in Champions League 31-03-2014 10:34 AM

    Manchester: Six past winners, three domestic league leaders and many of the world's best players take their places this week in one of the strongest quarter-final lineups in the 22-year history of the Champions League. There appears to be no weak link in the last eight, with Manchester United unlikely...
  • Manchester City miss chance to go top with Arsenal draw 30-03-2014 01:52 AM

    London: Arsenal prevented Manchester City from going top of the Premier League on Saturday while keeping up their own pursuit of the title with a spirited fightback to draw 1-1 on Saturday. With Arsenal still reeling from a demoralising 6-0 loss at Chelsea last weekend, David Silva completed a counter-attack...