Ronaldo had to sit out the first leg of the Champions League semi-final away to Manchester City because of a groin strain. Photograph:   Oli Scarff /AFP/Getty Images

Cristiano Ronaldo completed Monday’s training session with Real Madrid as he stepped up his bid to be fit for Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final (...)

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri with his Manchester United counterpart Louis van Gaal after their 1-1 draw at Old Trafford in the English Premier League on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters.

As Claudio Ranieri and Louis van Gaal embraced at the end of Leicester’s draw at Manchester United, the Sky camera sneaked up and earwigged on their c(...)

Southampton striker Shane Long opens the scoring in the Premier League game against Manchester City  at St Mary’s. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Southampton 4 Manchester City 2 Not the best preparation for Real Madrid, nor the best message to Manchester United. This was as comfortable an after(...)

Manchester City’s Joe Hart saves from Real Madrid’s Pepe during the sides’ Champions League semi-final clash. Photo: Carl Recine/Reuters

Manchester City 0 Real Madrid 0 The most important factor for Manchester City, reflecting on a night of surprising torpor, is that they at least pr(...)

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in training ahead of their Champions League semi-final clash with Manchester City. Photo: peter Powell/PA

Manchester City v Real Madrid Champions League semi-final Kick off: 7.45pm TV3 from 7.30pm, BT Sport Europe from 7pm When it comes to experie(...)

Newcastle United’s Vurnon Anita scores past Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart during the Premier League game at St James’ Park. Photograph:  Andrew Yates/Reuters/Livepic

Newcastle United 1 Manchester City 1 With Cheik Tioté and Moussa Sissoko back to their imperious best Newcastle United not only hinted at the tanatal(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is hoping to seal a second trophy this season with the Champions League. Photograph: PA

Manchester City’s Premier League title challenge derailed once the club announced Pep Guardiola would take charge from next season, outgoing manager (...)

 Sergio Agüero celebrates his hat-trick with his   Manchester City  team-mates during the premier League game against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:  Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Chelsea 0 Manchester City 3 Sergio Agüero scored a hat-trick and Kevin De Bruyne starred on his return to Stamford Bridge as Manchester City defeated(...)

Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne celebrates scoring his side’s first goal against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League quarter-final. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

It was a cold, cold weekend in late October about four and a half years ago. Close to the German border, Racing Genk were hosting Mons in Belgium’s Ju(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini:   ‘no favourites’  in semi-final. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

Manuel Pellegrini has said Manchester City have no fear of facing Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals after being paired with the 10-times(...)