'We wanted to win for the manager... we know what has been said but we showed the players are behind him'
Brown made his first league start for nearly 22 months in a man-of-the-match performance on Sunday
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
Champions trail rivals by seven points
Manchester City play Arsenal on Sunday
£8m signing has been sensational
City playmaker a major doubt for visit of United
French midfielder's willingness to shun Arsenal way has him pushing for a start against Porto tonight
England midfielder James Milner has declared it is business as usual as the team try to put the debate over John Terry's reinstatement as captain behind them.
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.
England 4 Bulgaria 0
It was the transfer window of Bebe, Bramble and Bellamy for free, while City spent big - again
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.