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Eddie Large, who has died at the age of 78. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

The beaming, ebullient, fast-talking comedian and impressionist Eddie Large, who has died aged 78, having contracted coronavirus while being treated f(...)

Old Trafford ahead of the Europa League match between Manchester United and AZ Alkmaar. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Old Trafford is one of football’s most vibrant amphitheatres. During the 109-year history of Manchester United’s home, Billy Meredith, George Best, Di(...)

 Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah  scores his side’s first goal during the 3-0 win in the first leg at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

They tell a story at Manchester City, going back to the days when European Cup quarter-finals were for other clubs, about a time when Liverpool, in th(...)

Pep Guardiola: is on the cusp of winning a seventh league title in three countries. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire

Thursday morning, Manchester City: as he surveyed the shock and awe, the red mist and the critical hiss from the previous evening in Liverpool – plus (...)

Vincent Kompany of Manchester City scores the opening goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

City 1 United 1, Division One, May 1963 In a season that finished with Everton winning the title, both Manchester clubs were mired in relegation trou(...)

Neil McNab in his playing days for Manchester City in 1985. He made a total of 260 appearances for the club and was one of their finest players during that decade. Photograph:  Mark Leech/Getty Images

Taking possession near the right-hand touchline, Neil McNab cut in towards the penalty box. As the Huddersfield Town defenders backed off, he switche(...)

Abuse victims of former football coach Barry Bennell (left to right) Steve Walters, Micky Fallon and Chris Unsworth speak outside Liverpool Crown Court  after the sentencing of the former football coach. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/AFP/Getty Images

The former football coach Barry Bennell was branded a “monster” by one of his victims in court as he was sentenced to 31 years. The court was told tha(...)

Greater Manchester Police have released a picture of Salman Abedi on the night he carried out the Manchester Arena terror attack. Photograph: PA

Members of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi’s network are still potentially at large, British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday, after(...)

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(...)

Yaya Touré has only played one game for Manchester City this season, it was against Steaua Bucharest in a Champions League qualifier in August.  Photograph: Getty Images.

Whatever happened to Yaya Touré? It’s a question worth asking at this time of Manchester City crisis, as they sit there, top of the Premier League. Af(...)

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