Roy Hodgson was delighted last night as his gamble to start Andros Townsend was fully justified, with the young Tottenham winger making the first goal and scoring the brilliant third on his full England debut.
Spanish midfielder was forced off during the Manchester derby
David Platt sounds warning after reigning champions won 2-1 at Old Trafford last night
Man for man marking from the Manchester derby
£8m signing has been sensational
City playmaker a major doubt for visit of United
Manchester City trio Joleon Lescott, Maicon and David Silva are hoping to return to action in Sunday's Barclays Premier League game against Tottenham.
Champions Manchester City are again without playmaker David Silva and a number of other players for their Barclays Premier League clash with Swansea.
Gerard Houllier has questioned whether Gareth Barry and James Milner may have had second thoughts about leaving Aston Villa with the benefit of hindsight.
The shock departure of Martin O'Neill and the arrival of Gerard Houllier has been followed by a dismal season thus far.
City may strip troubled Tevez of captaincy but he will not lose his place as club aim to maximise resources
Instead of tuning in to watch Shaun Ryder eat a crocodile's unmentionable parts, the nation was last night invited to witness Andy Carroll chew up a couple of raw French defenders. Only it didn't quite work out that way.
Former manager Brian Little backs caretaker to make job his own ahead of tonight's decisive Europa League tie
James Milner's £18m move from Aston Villa to Manchester City has put the midfielder in the all-time top 10 transfers of English players.
James Milner will not settle for second best at Manchester City after finally sealing his move from Aston Villa. Milner, 24, wants nothing less than the Premier League title in his debut season at Eastlands.
James Milner has finally completed his protracted transfer to Manchester City.