Sport Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino could choose to leave the club after the resignation of chairman Nicola Cortese on Wednesday

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Stadium of Light

Mancini admits Torres signing may be out of City's reach

West Ham United 1 Manchester City 1

Carragher comes in from the cold to join Fab 30

England delight at defender's U-turn but Barry faces race against time and Huddlestone is put on standby

Shaun Wright-Phillips: 'I try not to think about it when Capello and Baldini are in the stands'

With Tuesday's squad announcement looming, England hopefuls have one last chance to impress. Shaun Wright-Phillips talks Robin Scott-Elliot through the tension of the final weekend

Mancini given City’s backing as club plans for player exodus

Bellamy, Tevez, Wright-Phillips and Ireland form core of disillusioned group.

Tim Rich: Manchester City's world domination must wait

The bucket of cold water thrown over Harry Redknapp by his own players, as the Tottenham manager celebrated qualification for the Champions League, is nothing compared to what metaphorically has been poured over Manchester City. World domination will have to wait; for the moment there is the Europa League and matches against the third best team in Greece to look forward to.

Ian Herbert: Mancini given a taste of what still needs to be done at Eastlands

You can spend £200m and talk about winning, but you won't purge a City fan's pessimism

City left to count the cost as rapid route to Europe's elite is barred by Redknapp

Manchester City 0 Tottenham Hotspur 1

Mancini ready for Spurs 'final' after knockout blow floors Villa

Manchester City Aston Villa 1

Magic Johnson inspires City to pass first test

Manchester City 3 Aston Villa 1: Winger drives comeback by Mancini's men to end Villa ambitions and set up showdown with Spurs

Sam Wallace: The FA Youth Cup final may be as good as it gets for Chelsea's youngsters

For the youth players at Stamford Bridge a place in the Chelsea first team must seem as remote as John Terry retaining his 'Dad of the Year' title

Scholes reveals the secret of United success with last word

Manchester City 0 Manchester United 1: City are floored yet again by neighbours' late sucker punch

Five-star City rout Birmingham to consolidate fourth

Manchester City 5 Birmingham 1

Tevez hits hat-trick to fire City

Manchester City 3 Wigan Athletic 0

Cahill strike condemns lacklustre City to defeat

Manchester City 0 Everton 2

Tevez earns City victory at Craven Cottage

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

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This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
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Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee