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  • Manuel Pellegrini not feeling pressure despite Manchester City woes 6 hours 26 minutes ago

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he is under no pressure from the club's owners despite a recent slump that threatens to leave them without a trophy this season. The Premier League champions are struggling to keep pace with leaders Chelsea and face an uphill battle to stay in the Champions...
  • Manchester City hold football clinic in Kolkata 11 hours 56 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Premier League champions Manchester City brought in a three-day football coaching clinic here which drew around 400 youngsters. The clinic ended on Tuesday with the youngsters getting a chance to learn the tricks and trades of modern football from international coaches. Also on display was the Premier League trophy. Prominent Manchester...
  • Misfiring Manchester City must change and adapt Yesterday

    If you were to ask Premier League fans which attacking players they would like their clubs to sign given a limitless budget, the likes of Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko and David Silva would be at the top of most wish lists. Put them in a rigid 4-4-2 formation like...
  • Retaining title 'difficult', says Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini 2 days ago

    A dejected Manuel Pellegrini said it would be "difficult" for Manchester City to catch leaders Chelsea at the top of the Premier League after they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday. Champions City could have closed the deficit to two points with the west London side...
  • Philippe Coutinho's curler earns Liverpool 2-1 win over Manchester City 2 days ago

    Liverpool: Two superb curling efforts from Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho handed Liverpool a 2-1 home win against Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday to deliver a thumping blow to Manuel Pellegrini's title aspirations. Henderson, who passed a late fitness test to feature in the match, bent in an...
  • NDMC to install 'smart signages' for heritage sites, monuments 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Heritage sites and monuments which fall in areas under the jurisdiction of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will soon have 'smart signages' as part of the 'smart city' initiative. "A total of 160 signages will be installed at around 40 locations. Specially-designed boards will be used for the...
  • India to sign agreements for hassle-free visits to neighbouring countries 4 days ago

    Puri: In its effort to promote friendly ties with neighbours, India is set to sign agreements for hassle-free visits to Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar and Thailand. Secretary in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Vijay Chhibber said in Puri(Odisha) on Friday that the matter was being placed on fast track...
  • Joe Hart says penalty save will give Manchester City belief 6 days ago

    Manchester City were outplayed by Barcelona for most of their Champions League first leg tie on Tuesday but will still go to the Nou Camp hopeful of reaching the last eight for the first time thanks to Joe Hart. The England goalkeeper, beaten twice by Uruguay striker Luis Suarez in a...
  • Barcelona's Luis Suarez bursts from shadow of Lionel Messi and Neymar 6 days ago

    Manchester: Luis Suarez has played third fiddle in Barcelona's attacking trio since his big money move from Liverpool but he returned to England on Tuesday with a reminder of the predatory instincts that haunted Premier League defences. The Uruguayan, so often in the headlines during his spell on Merseyside, mostly for...
  • Suarez scores brace, Barcelona beat Manchester City 2-1 in Champions League 1 week ago

    Manchester: Luis Suarez marked his return to England by scoring both of Barcelona's goals in a 2-1 win over Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday, putting the Spanish club within sight of the quarterfinals for an eighth straight year. However, Barcelona could live to regret Lionel Messi having a...
  • Champions League: Man City aim to break new ground by beating Barca 1 week ago

    Manchester City have been on a steep learning curve in the Champions League but Tuesday's last 16 first-leg clash with four-times European kings Barcelona offers a chance to show they are now serious contenders. Last season's exit at the identical stage also against Barca, 4-1 on aggregate, revealed City's shortcomings in...
  • Manchester City is ready for Barcelona this time: Samir Nasri February 23, 2015

    Manchester: Samir Nasri says Manchester City goes into their last-16 rematch against Barcelona in the Champions League with a different mindset, acknowledging that it was "too much of a big game" for his team last season. Appearing in the knockout stage for the first time, City lost both legs to the...
  • Everton and Leicester draw 2-2 in Premier League February 22, 2015

    Liverpool: Everton's struggles with holding the lead in the Premier League were once again on display on Sunday at Goodison Park where the home side was held to a 2-2 draw by relegation-threatened Leicester City. Everton, which took the lead through Gary Naismith in the 57th minute, has now dropped a...
  • Manchester United 'forgot to score' against Swansea, says Van Gaal February 22, 2015

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was frustrated his side "forgot to score" against Swansea City but believes they were unlucky to lose 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday. United's scratchy performances this season have received criticism but Van Gaal insisted on Friday that his team would be top of...
  • Manchester City rout Newcastle United 5-0 in EPL February 22, 2015

    Manchester City regained their attacking swagger in time for the visit of Barcelona in the Champions League by thrashing Newcastle 5-0 on Saturday, and trimming the gap to English Premier League leader Chelsea to five points. The champions were 3-0 ahead within 21 minutes through goals by Sergio Aguero - from...
  • EPL: Manchester United lose 2-1 to Swansea City February 21, 2015

    Swansea: Manchester United lost for only the second time since November as Swansea came from behind to win 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday. Jonjo Shelvey grabbed the winner for Swansea in the 73rd minute, scoring a deflected shot from 25 meters to complete a league double for the Welsh...
  • EPL: Selection dilemma for Manchester City as Bony prepares for debut February 21, 2015

    Manchester: Five weeks after his big-money transfer to Manchester City, Wilfried Bony is ready to play his first match for the English champions and give manager Manuel Pellegrini a selection dilemma up front. Bony became one of the most expensive African players of all time when he joined City from Swansea...
  • Unacceptable levels of pollution in Delhi: Study by CSE February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: You must be breathing "unacceptable levels" of toxic air in Delhi as the national capital city is literally gasping because of skyrocketing levels of air pollution, according to a new data. However, underground Metro rail protects from the high level of pollution, says data prepared by the Centre...
  • Champions League: Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City have tough task ahead February 19, 2015

    It's that time of the year again. The Champions League has reached its knockout stages and many are left wondering to the pedigree of the English teams remaining in the European competetion. After Liverpool's exit in the group stages, the task of carrying forward the English contingent rests on Arsenal, Manchester...
  • Manchester City are back in the groove, says Manuel Pellegrini February 12, 2015

    Normal service has been resumed, according to Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, after his side rediscovered their free-scoring touch to beat Stoke City 4-1 and halt a worrying form slump on Wednesday. City have endured a miserable start to the year but the swashbuckling style that had gone AWOL to leave...
  • Manchester City outclass Stoke thanks to Sergio Aguero's double February 12, 2015

    Stoke: Sergio Aguero scored in each half to guide Manchester City to a 4-1 win at Stoke on Wednesday as the champions rediscovered their form after a five-match winless run in the Premier League. James Milner and Samir Nasri also found the net in City's first win at Britannia Stadium in...
  • Arsenal hold on to beat bottom-place Leicester 2-1 in EPL February 11, 2015

    London: Theo Walcott's goal ensured Arsenal overcame Leicester 2-1 and provisionally returned to fourth after withstanding a spirited second-half response by the Premier League's bottom team. But the victory could have been at a cost with Alexis Sanchez coming off with a knee injury and second-half substitute Aaron Ramsey forced off...
  • Yaya Toure cannot return quickly enough for stumbling Manchester City February 10, 2015

    Manchester: With the English Premier League title slipping away, Manchester City's Yaya Toure cannot return quickly enough from the African Nations Cup to lift the stumbling champion. City haven't won any of its last five matches in all competitions, the club's worst run since the final days of Mark Hughes' reign...
  • Manchester City cannot afford any more slip-ups, says James Milner February 9, 2015

    London: Manchester City's chances of winning the Premier League title for the third time in four seasons will almost certainly end if they lose at Stoke City and Chelsea beat Everton on Wednesday. The gap between the leaders and the champions widened to seven points on Saturday when Chelsea won 2-1...
  • Leicester City deny boss Pearson has been sacked February 9, 2015

    Leicester City said Nigel Pearson will remain in charge for Tuesday's trip to Arsenal following widespread speculation the under-pressure manager had been sacked by the Premier League's bottom-placed side. A 1-0 home loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday, where Pearson grabbed visiting midfielder James McArthur by the throat in a bizarre...
  • Peter Crouch scores as Stoke draw 1-1 draw at Newcastle February 8, 2015

    Substitute Peter Crouch headed in a 90th-minute equaliser for Stoke in a 1-1 draw at Newcastle in a Premier League match between two mid-table teams on Sunday. Stoke threw on the former England striker after Jack Colback gave Newcastle the lead in the 74th, driving home a shot from the edge...
  • Jermain Defoe can resurrect England career, says Gus Poyet February 8, 2015

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has backed Jermain Defoe to resurrect his England career after the striker struck his second goal in as many games in a 1-1 draw at Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday. Defoe, who scored 19 goals in his 55 England appearances, last played for his...
  • Seven-point lead means nothing in England, says Jose Mourinho February 8, 2015

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said the Premier League title race is still open despite his team stretching their lead over Manchester City to seven points on Saturday. Branislav Ivanovic secured a 2-1 win for Chelsea at Aston Villa while City needed a late James Milner goal to scrape a 1-1 home...
  • Manchester City grab late point in 1-1 draw with Hull February 7, 2015

    James Milner scored in the 90th minute as Manchester City grabbed a disappointing point to draw with Hull 1-1 on Saturday and fall further behind Premier League leader Chelsea. David Meyler put the visitors ahead in the 35th at the Etihad Stadium with a left-foot shot from the center of the...
  • Manchester City have nothing to fear against Barcelona, says Caballero February 7, 2015

    James Milner struck a superb injury-time free kick as Manchester City grabbed a disappointing point to draw with Hull 1-1 Saturday and fall further behind Premier League leader Chelsea. David Meyler put the visitors ahead in the 35th at the Etihad Stadium with a left-footed shot from the center of the...