Real Madrid’s Luka Modric, Jese and Cristiano Ronaldo celebrate after beating Manchester City in the Champions League semi-final at the Bernebeu. Photo: Gerard Julien/Getty Images

There was a brave wave, a sad trudge off, and now for Vincent Kompany in the coming days surely more soul-searching as Manchester City’s captain conte(...)

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(...)

A view of the scoreboard in the 90th minute. Photo: Reuters

The sight of David Luiz pulling down Sergio Agüero virtually from kick-off cheered the visiting fans. It meant the unpredictable Brazilian was booked (...)

Manchester City have the richest owner in Sheikh Mansour; United, however, boast a worldwide reach as Ed Woodward continues to grow the business

Managers Manchester City Pep Guardiola, Manchester City, head coach are six words to delight all City fans and make every Manchester United devote(...)

 Liverpool’s James Milner  scores his side’s second goal in the Premier League win over Manchester City at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Liverpool 3 Manchester City 0 What might have been was the question on everyone’s lips at Anfield but for very different reasons. For Liverpool, it w(...)

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has been criticised for not adding to his squad by former players. It has now been 12 years since he won the English Premier League title with the London club. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters.

As Claudio Ranieri contemplated the next stage of the title race, the manager of the most implausible challengers in the English Premier League era ma(...)

Manchester City coach  Manuel Pellegrini: “We have important challenges from now until the end of the year.” Photograph: Efrem Kukatsky/AP

As Manuel Pellegrini attempts to lead Manchester City into the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time he has been forced to deny Pep Guar(...)

Leicester City’s  Riyad Mahrez  scores a stunning goal against title rivals Manchester City. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

One of the things that makes football a complicated game to analyse is that so much depends on your point of view. You can’t keep up with everything t(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellgrini says his players will not be affected by rumours linking Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola to his job. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is confident his players will not be affected by rumours linking outgoing Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola w(...)

 Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini hoping his side can finish top of their Champions League group. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manuel Pellegrini has denied Manchester City struggle without Vincent Kompany despite the side having markedly poorer results when the captain has be(...)