Sergio Aguero of Manchester City scored five goals against Newcastle United at Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Manchester City 6 Newcastle 1 Sergio Aguero scored five goals in a sensational 20-minute spell as Manchester City came from behind to crush Newcastle (...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring their second goal from the penalty spot. Photograph: Reuters

GROUP D: Borussia M’gladbach 1 (Stindl 54) Manchester City 2 (Otamendi 66, Aguero 90pen) Manchester City continue to confound. They appea(...)

Wolfsburg’s Maximilian Arnold, Dante and Josuha Guilavogui  react after their side lost 5-1 to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, with Robert Lewandowski scoring five goals in nine minutes. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

One of the phrases we reach for increasingly often is football’s “bubble”. This is not in the innocent sense of West Ham and Upton Park; rather, it(...)

“How has it comes to this? How can a true-blue supporter, who has been at every All-Ireland final involving the Dubs since ’63, and whose Da played against Heffo, be turned away?”

The act of generosity was as unexpected as it was late. So late, in fact, that Vinny Fitzpatrick did something he had never done before; he ditched(...)

David Meyler scores for Hull City in their Capital One Cup tie against  Swansea City at KC Stadium. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Capital One Cup review: Manchester City heaped more misery on Dick Advocaat’s Sunderland as they eased to a 4-1 win at the Stadium of Light. Manuel Pe(...)

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling (right) and West Ham United’s Carl Jenkinson battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Photograph: PRESS ASSOCIATION

West Ham withstood a barrage of second-half pressure to condemn Manchester City to their first defeat of the Barclays Premier League season. Goals fr(...)

Alvaro Morata  celebrates with his Juventus team-mates after scoring their  second goal in the Champions League match against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters/Livepic

Manchester City 1 Juventus 2 For Manchester City, the sense of deja vu must feel suffocating. They have been rampant so far in the Premier League but (...)

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany during a  press conference ahead of the Champions League opener against Juventus. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Everything has fallen into place so neatly for Manchester City early this season that there was a question for their captain, Vincent Kompany,(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero reacts before being taken off injured against Crystal Palace. Photograph: EPA

Sergio Aguero has been ruled out of Manchester City’s Champions League Group D opener against Juventus, manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed. The A(...)

Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates scoring in the 90th minute to secure a 1-0 win  against Crystal Palace. Photograph:  EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

It was an ending that could have been plucked out of the Manchester United playbook – well, when Alex Ferguson was their manager and they were renown(...)