David Silva came on for Manchester City against Roma after six-week injury lay-off. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images.

David Silva wants Manchester City to avoid Barcelona and both Real and Atletico Madrid in Monday’s draw in Nyon for the Champions League last 16, t(...)

Manchester City’s Pablo Zabaleta celebrates scoring his side’s second goal. Photo: Julian Finney/Getty

Manchester City’s quest to be a dominant European force lives on into the last 16 of the Champions League.For the third time in four seasons, the Shei(...)

Samir Nasri celebrates his opener against AS Roma at the Stadio Olimpico. Photograph: Getty Images

AS Roma 0 Manchester City 2There have not been too many distinguished nights for Manchester City since they started dining on the top table of Europea(...)

Manchester City’s Stevan Jovetic celebrates scoring his side’s second goal during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Sunderland 1 Manchester City 4It was the sort of night which mocked suggestions that this season’s Premier League is a one-horse race and poured scorn(...)

Manchester City’s Frank Lampard: on January 31st Chelsea entertain City at Stamford Bridge in an encounter that could have a defining influence on who takes the title this season.

To stand only one goal behind Thierry Henry in the Premier League’s all-time scoring charts is a measure of Frank Lampard’s supreme talent. To score a(...)

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 manager Manuel Pellegrini has defended Yaya Touré: ‘Every game he is playing better, he had a very complicated summer, but he is arriving towards his best performances.’Photograph: PA Wire

CSKA Moscow v Manchester City Arena Khimki, 5pm, Sky Sports 5 and Setanta IrelandManuel Pellegrini believes Yaya Touré may be on the brink of his best(...)

Argentina’s Lionel Messi challenges Brazil’s Neymar  during the ‘The Superclassico of the Americas’ in Beijing. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Diego Tardelli scored both goals as Brazil beat fellow South American giants Argentina 2-0 in a Beijing tussle billed as the Superclassico.The Atletic(...)

 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 striker Daniel Sturridge could return from a thigh injury to play some part in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Arsenal (4) v Tottenham (9) Arsenal expect to have midfielder Mathieu Flamini back from a dead leg. Defenders Kieran Gibbs and Per Merte(...)