Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard challenges Newcastle United’s Moussa Sissoko during the  Premier League  match at St James’ Park. Photograph:  Andrew Yates/Reuters

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has refused to rule out a move for Steven Gerrard if the former England captain fails to agree new terms wit(...)

Last week, Raheem Sterling talked himself out of the England starting XI by telling Roy Hodgson that he was tired. The reaction of one former England (...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Agüero celebrates with goalkeeper Joe Hart after their  4-1 Premier League win over  Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Phil Noble / Reuters

Joe Hart warned the best was yet to come after Sergio Agüero’s four-goal haul helped Manchester City rout 10-man Tottenham 4-1. England goalkeeper Har(...)

  Sergio Agüero of Manchester City misses with the rebound from his team’ssecond penalty attempt against Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City 4 Tottenham 1A virtuoso performance from Sergio Agüero earned Manchester City a 4-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier Leag(...)

 Roy Hodgson has criticised Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers recovery regimen.  Photograph: Valda Kalnina

Roy Hodgson has questioned whether Liverpool are using the correct fitness regime after claiming there is little medical evidence to support the “two-(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero celebrates his goal against  Aston Villa  at Villa Park. Photograph: Kieran Galvin / EPA

Aston Villa 0 Manchester City 2 Yaya Toure sent a message to his critics as he and Sergio Aguero struck late to secure a 2-0 win for Manchester(...)

 Francesco Totti of AS Roma scores the equaliser against Manchester City. The 38-year-old became the oldest scorer in Champions League history at the Etihad.  Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Manchester City 1 AS Roma 1 It has become the recurring theme of Manchester City’s difficult and largely unsatisfactory Champions League story,(...)

Joe Hart: “It is a big game after a disappointing start in Munich . . . We are aware it is the Champions League and not the knockout phase but especially at home we are going in trying to win the game.” Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Manchester City’s Champions League ambitions are on a tightrope as Roma visit tonight. Manuel Pellegrini’s side need to win or next month’s trip to CS(...)

 Sergio Agüero of Manchester City scores the opening goal against Hull City   at KC Stadium. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Hull City 2 Man City 4Edin Dzeko’s wonderful double and Frank Lampard’s fourth goal in three games sealed victory for Manchester City despite the cham(...)

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard in action against  West Ham United. Photograph: EPA

There is a scene in the new biography of Bobby Moore by Matt Dickinson where Moore is found sleeping in a Moscow park in the middle of a summer’s n(...)