Manuel Pellegrini: says he is very happy not to change the team’s style of play.

Manuel Pellegrini has defended his players by insisting full responsibility for Manchester City’s season lies with him. City were knocked out of the C(...)

Manchester City’s  Wilfried Bony celebrates scoring the opening goal. Photograph: Getty Images

Manchester City 3 WBA 0 Referee Neil Swarbrick took the gloss off Manchester City’s return to winning ways as the Premier League suffered yet a(...)

Gareth Bale celebrates ending his goal drought against Levante. Rarely has a celebration caused such a fallout. Photograph: Juan Carlos Hidalgo/EPA

Rarely has a goal celebration been scrutinised so closely. Last Sunday, Real Madrid laboured to a 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Levante in La Lig(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini: ‘We are not doing well.’ Photograph: Reuters/Andrew Yates

Only one thing can save Manchester City’s season now and alter the perception of Manuel Pellegrini as a dead man walking. Any hope of the Premier L(...)

Burnley’s  George Boyd celebrates scoring a goal against Manchester City with team-mates  Kieran Trippier and Danny Ings. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Burnley 1 Manchester City 0George Boyd struck a stunning second-half winner as Burnley enhanced their survival hopes by further ravaging Manchester Ci(...)

West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis faces his old club Stoke City on the back of last weekend’s FA Cup defeat to Aston Villa. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated)Arsenal (3) v West Ham (10) - Live on SetantaArsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain faces up to a month out with a hamstring in(...)

Schalke have announced they have signed defender Matija Nastasic from Manchester City on a deal until June 2019. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA

Schalke 04 have signed Serbian defender Matija Nastasic on a long-term contract until 2019, making permanent his loan move from Manchester City, the B(...)

Manchester City’s English midfielder James Milner is considering a move to Spain or Italy. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

James Milner is considering leaving Manchester City in the summer to play abroad, with the midfielder holding initial talks with Milan, Roma and Inte(...)

A good reason to get shirtyYesterday, as you no doubt know, was International Women’s Day, and Indonesian company Salvo Sports Apparel spent a good ch(...)

Eden Hazard heads home to give Chelsea the lead in the Premier League clash against West Ham at Upton park. Photograph:   Tony O’Brien/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

West Ham 0 Chelsea 1Chelsea followed up their Capital One Cup victory with a hard-fought 1-0 win on their return to Premier League business at West Ha(...)