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Manchester City’s Catalan manager Pep Guardiola during his team’s win at Old Trafford. Photograph: PA

In prospect, six weeks ago, in that golden age when Manchester United didn’t have a permanent manager, the derby looked like being the biggest obstacl(...)

Andy King reacts after Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford made a last-minute save to deny Leicester City a draw last weekend. – Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images.

If ever there was an example to give to the sponsored souls who believe the game somehow entered a new realm in 1992, and all previous drama was deeme(...)

Manchester City goalkeeper Bert Trautmann dives at the feet of Birmingham City striker Peter Murphy during the 1956 FA Cup final. It was whilst making this save that Trautmann unknowingly broke his neck. Trautmann has died aged 89. Photograph: Allsport Hulton/Archive

Bert Trautmann, the German prisoner of war who went on to earn fame for playing for Manchester City in the FA Cup final despite a broken neck, has die(...)