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  • Champions League: Totti breaks record, earns Roma 1-1 draw with Manchester City -1156170339 minutes ago

    Francesco Totti became the oldest scorer in the Champions League's 22-year history by netting a deft equaliser for Roma in a 1-1 draw against Manchester City on Tuesday. The former Italy forward, who turned 38 on Saturday, lifted a fine finish into the corner in the 23rd minute to cancel out...
  • Champions League: Bayern hold edge over CSKA as City eye comeback Yesterday

    Frankfurt, (Germany): Group E of the Champions League features two teams that need to recover from defeats in opening matches. CSKA Moscow host four-time champion Bayern Munich after losing 5-1 at Roma. Manchester City lost 1-0 at Bayern and are now at home to Roma. Here are some things to know about...
  • Champions League: Joe Hart set to return for Manchester City against Roma 2 days ago

    England goalkeeper Joe Hart will return for Manchester City in their Champions League tie at home to Roma on Tuesday after being replaced by Willy Caballero at the weekend. Hart sat on the bench for City's 4-2 win at Hull City in the Premier League and Argentine Caballero, signed from Malaga...
  • Edin Dzeko nets double as Manchester City beat Hull 4-2 in EPL 4 days ago

    Hull: Manchester City threw away an early two-goal lead before recovering to beat Hull 4-2 Saturday for their first win in four Premier League matches. Edin Dzeko scored twice and Frank Lampard grabbed his fourth goal in three games. City looked to have sealed the points early on at the KC Stadium...
  • Champions League: Contenders, Pretenders and the Outsiders September 22, 2014

    Every four years, the world comes together to be enthralled and excited by the magic of the Football World Cup, the most watched and celebrated sporting event in the world. And while the splendour and romance of the World Cup dictates that it shall always remain the premier and definitive...
  • Emotional Frank Lampard lost for words after scoring against Chelsea September 22, 2014

    Manchester: An emotional Frank Lampard admitted he felt like a man trapped between two worlds after scoring Manchester City's equaliser against former club Chelsea in Sunday's 11 Premier League draw. The 36yearold midfielder, who left Chelsea at the end of last season, came on as a secondhalf substitute at the Etihad...
  • Manchester City manager Pellegrini criticises Chelsea's small team mentality September 22, 2014

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini criticised Chelsea's "small team" mentality and said they played like Stoke City during their tense 11 draw at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Much like last season's masterful 10 win at the same venue, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho opted to play three midfielders to negate City's...
  • Lampard equaliser earns Manchester City 11 draw against Chelsea September 21, 2014

    Frank Lampard scored a late equaliser against his former club Chelsea to earn 10man Manchester City a 11 draw in the Premier League on Sunday and end the leaders' winning start to the season. Lampard, who was released by Chelsea this summer after scoring a clubrecord 211 goals in 13 years,...
  • Chelsea's Diego Costa to face Manchester City, despite fitness fight September 19, 2014

    London: Diego Costa will play for Chelsea against Premier League champions Manchester City this weekend despite not being 100 percent fit, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday. The 32 million pounds($52.22 million) Brazilborn Spain striker, who has scored seven goals in four Premier League games since joining from Atletico Madrid, is...
  • Eyes on Lampard as Manchester City and Chelsea renew rivalry September 19, 2014

    Frank Lampard could make an emotional appearance against former club Chelsea this weekend as his new employers Manchester City host Jose Mourinho's side in an early showdown between the Premier League's heavyweights. Lampard, who became a talismanic figure at Stamford Bridge before leaving in the closeseason after 10 successful years, is...
  • Germans draw first blood in rivalry with English foes September 18, 2014

    Berlin: German teams scored a point or more accurately, seven in their rivalry with English clubs this week, coming out on top in two of their three Champions League duels, with the third resulting in a share of the spoils. Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich certainly had the better of...
  • Bayern Munich frontline needs improvement despite win over Manchester City September 18, 2014

    Bayern Munich's lastminute victory over Manchester City may have left fans delighted with a winning Champions League Group E start but highlighted their need to improve their finishing after missing a string of clear chances. Last season's Bundesliga striker Robert Lewandowski, brought in to boost their frontline, has yet to score...
  • Champions League: Bayern edge City; big wins for Roma, Porto September 18, 2014

    Bayern Munich scored a 90thminute goal to beat Manchester City 10 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Barcelona had an easier time edging APOEL 10. Bayern defender Jerome Boateng's powerful shot appeared to deflect off teammate Mario Goetze, rising up and beyond the dive of his former City teammate Joe...
  • Boateng's goal gives Bayern Munich 10 win over Manchester City September 18, 2014

    Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng returned to haunt his former club with a lastgasp goal that secured a 10 win over English title holders Manchester City in their opening Champions League Group E clash on Wednesday. Boateng, who joined Bayern from City in 2011, broke the deadlock in Munich with a...
  • Champions League: Bayern's Ribery out of Manchester City match September 17, 2014

    Munich: Franck Ribery will miss Bayern Munich's opening Champions League game against Manchester City on Wednesday because of a recurrence of his knee problem. Bayern coach Pep Guardiola says the Frenchman, who scored in his comeback against Stuttgart on Saturday, will definitely not play, but Arjen Robben could make an appearance. Ribery...
  • Familiar rivals Bayern Munich, Manchester City clash again in Champions League September 17, 2014

    Bayern Munich have reached at least the semifinals in each of their last three Champions League appearances. With the 201415 final taking place in Berlin, the German powerhouse has added incentive to go for their second title in three years. Bayern kick off their campaign at home Wednesday against familiar rival...
  • Injuryhit Bayern Munich still a tough test for City, says Vincent Kompany September 16, 2014

    Munich: Injuryhit Bayern Munich pose a big test for Manchester City on Wednesday in what should prove a good gauge of their Champions League ambitions this season, City captain Vincent Kompany said. Manchester City beat Bayern 32 in Munich in the group stage last season and the Bundesliga champions are ravaged...
  • Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini loses cool over referee September 13, 2014

    London: The normally serene Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini lost his cool and slammed the referee for allowing two "illegal goals" and missing what he called a clear penalty in the 22 draw with Arsenal on Saturday. In a rare outburst from Pellegrini, the Chilean said there were fouls in the...
  • Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy out with bad ankle sprain September 13, 2014

    London: Arsenal right back Mathieu Debuchy has a badly sprained ankle and it's unclear how long he will be sidelined. Manager Arsene Wenger says Debuchy's injury "doesn't look good" and more tests will be needed to determine its severity. The 29yearold Debuchy landed awkwardly and clutched his left ankle in the second...
  • Martin Demichelis' header gives Manchester City 22 draw at Arsenal September 13, 2014

    London: Martin Demichelis spared Manchester City from a second successive loss by heading in a late equalizer in a 22 draw at Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. After Sergio Aguero put defending champion City in front in the first half, Arsenal staged a fightback after the break inspired by...
  • Lampard ready to make Manchester City debut, says Pellegrini September 13, 2014

    London: Frank Lampard is "ready" to play for Manchester City and the former Chelsea midfielder could make his debut against Arsenal on Saturday, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. The 36yearold Lampard, who is on a sixmonth loan from City's affiliate club New York, has been training with the Premier League...
  • Aaron Ramsey doubtful for Arsenal against champions Manchester City September 10, 2014

    Midfielder Aaron Ramsey could miss Arsenal's Premier League clash with champions Manchester City on Saturday after twisting his ankle on a pitch described by Wales teammate Gareth Bale as "the worst I have ever played on." Ramsey, who has scored in two of Arsenal's three Premier League games this season, limped...
  • Edin Dzeko happy with his and Manchester City's prospects September 9, 2014

    Fresh from signing a new fouryear contract with Manchester City and taking over as captain of Bosnia, Edin Dzeko has every reason to smile when he considers his future. But, hours ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Cyprus, the 28yearold striker spoke with some trepidation about Saturday's Premier League trip...
  • Valencia agree to take Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City September 2, 2014

    Madrid: Valencia have sealed a deal to take Spain forward Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City. "Valencia have reached an agreement with Manchester City for the loan, with an obligatory option to buy, of the Spanish international forward Alvaro Negredo," the club said on their website on Monday. The Spanish topflight...
  • EPL: Stoke stun Manchester City at home, Swansea win again August 30, 2014

    Mame Diouf scored a spectacular solo goal to give Stoke a surprising 10 win over defending champion Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday. Diouf received the ball on the edge of his own area and ran the length of the pitch before slotting a low shot between the legs...
  • Manchester City exit looms for Micah Richards and Scott Sinclair August 29, 2014

    The Manchester City careers of Micah Richards, Scott Sinclair and John Guidetti appear to be over after manager Manuel Pellegrini said the trio were not part of the squad for this season. Former England defender Richards, who made his debut for the club in 2005, has rarely featured under Pellegrini, kept...
  • England's Frank Lampard retires from international football August 26, 2014

    London: England midfielder Frank Lampard has retired from international football after winning 106 caps. The 36yearold was released by Chelsea in May after 13 years at the London club and he signed for New York City before agreeing to move to Manchester City on a sixmonth loan deal. Lampard scored 29 goals...
  • Stevan Jovetic double helps Manchester City beat Liverpool 31 August 26, 2014

    Manchester: A Stevan Jovetic double and a third to Sergio Aguero helped Manchester City send out an ominous warning to those with designs on their Premier League crown, routing Liverpool 31 in the first heavyweight clash of the new season on Monday. With new signing Mario Balotelli watching from the...
  • Champions Manchester City host title pretenders Liverpool August 23, 2014

    Liverpool's regrets about missing out on a first English league title for 24 years last season will be stronger than ever on Monday when they visit champions Manchester City, who pipped them by two points. The meeting of last term's top two is the highlight of the weekend Premier League programme,...
  • Edin Dzeko signs new fouryear deal at Manchester City August 20, 2014

    Bosnia and Herzegovina captain Edin Dzeko has signed a new fouryear contract with Manchester City, the Premier League champions announced on Wednesday. The 28yearold striker, who signed for City from VfL Wolfsburg in 2011, penned the new deal to keep him at the club until 2018. "I knew from the beginning when...