England’s manager Roy Hodgson and his captain Wayne Rooney talk at a press conference ahead of their international friendly at Celtic Park, Glasgow. Photograph: Reuters.

Wayne Rooney has talked to the younger members of the England squad to warn them about the atmosphere at Celtic Park and ensure they are not intimida(...)

 Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero scores his side’s second goal during the  Premier League match against QPR at Loftus Road. Photograph:  Adam Davy/PA

QPR 2 Manchester City 2 Sergio Aguero saved Manchester City further embarrassment with a double in a 2-2 Premier League draw at QPR.Manuel Pellegrini (...)

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany (right)  after defeat to CSKA Moscow. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Manchester City 1 CSKA Moscow 2Manuel Pellegrini’s misfiring Manchester City are bottom of Group E with two points and require a minor miracle to qual(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Agüero fires home a goal during the Premier League match against Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manchester City 1 Manchester United 0It was a derby that left Manchester United a long way back in Manchester City’s wing-mirrors and, in the worst mo(...)

  Alan Pardew (left), manager of Newcastle United, applauds the fans after victory over Manchester City,  as Manuel Pellegrini  walks towards the dug tunnel. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini admitted he was concerned about his team’s form after being dumped out of the Capital One Cup by Newcastle. (...)

West Ham’s  Diafra Sakho  heads his team’s second goal during the  Premier League match against Manchester City at the Boleyn Ground. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

West Ham 2 Man City 1Diafra Sakho’s seventh goal in as many Premier League starts gave West Ham a 2-1 victory over champions Manchester City at Upton (...)

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(...)

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(...)

Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring his third goal against Galatasaray during the Champions League victory at the Emirates. Photo: Gerry Penny/EPA

Danny Welbeck described the third goal, the one that completed his first professional hat-trick, in Arsenal’s Champions League drubbing of Gal(...)

 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,(...)