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City seal third with comfortable win at Bolton

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Yaya Toure the hero as Man City win FA Cup

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I will always be available when England need, says Wilshere

Jack Wilshere is determined to play for England at this summer's European Under-21 Championship, insisting: "I will never say no to my country."

City stay on course for Champions League spot

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For a spell after Touré’s strike, City looked the way they should have done for some time now

Touré de force ruins United's treble dream

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Berbatov makes a rare start but again he packs up early

On paper, they were strike options to thrill Wembley. The Premier League's top scorer in red and, in blue, a player of prodigious talent whom Roberto Mancini says will one day be "world class". Dimitar Berbatov and Mario Balotelli.

Mancini: 'Now we take the fruit from the tree'

Crucial League game at Liverpool then an FA Cup semi-final with United. It could be City manager's finest three hours

Roberto Mancini predicts strong finish from Manchester City

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says there is much more to come from his team now their fixture schedule is not so congested.

James Lawton: Mancini casts off the shackles to unleash a revolution of riches

The poverty of ambition displayed recently was replaced by a faster tempo and the idea that this might be a team finally prepared to make something of its riches

City awake from recent slumbers to put Sunderland to the sword

Manchester City 5 Sunderland 0

City season threatening to fall away – again

Hope of winning league has been replaced by fear club will miss out on fourth amid over-reliance on Tevez, writes Ian Herbert

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