Sport Luis Suarez was at the centre of a diving row following the 2-2 draw between Liverpool and Aston Villa

Liverpool manager admits he made mistake with Gerrard deployment as controversial penalty gets home side off hook in front of owner Henry

Michael Owen gives United a thrilling derby win

Manchester United 4 Manchester City 3

Kolo Touré: 'Ferguson is very worried. He knows we have quality'

City captain Kolo Touré learnt how to get the better of United with Arsenal. He tells Ian Herbert why he's convinced his new club have the mind-set they need to follow suit

Manchester City finally face Manchester United on level terms

Not since the glory days of 40 years ago have City fans approached a Manchester derby with such high hopes as they will take into Sunday's Premier League clash at Old Trafford (1230 GMT).

Adebayor a hero and villain as City step into Arsenal's shoes

Manchester City 4 Arsenal 2: Former striker proves real nuisance to Gunners' players and fans to help Hughes' troops hit heights

Man City and Chelsea maintain winning starts

Round-up

Hughes ready to get physical

Mark Hughes indicated that he is prepared to introduce some of the physicality against Arsenal which caused them so much trouble during his Blackburn Rovers days in the first real test of Manchester City's top-four pretensions at Eastlands today.

Wenger laments international injuries

Arsene Wenger is keeping his fingers crossed the international schedule will not have robbed Arsenal of more key men after Russia playmaker Andrey Arshavin was ruled out for three matches.

Hughes tips Ireland as future Manchester City captain

Mark Hughes has tipped Stephen Ireland as a future Manchester City skipper.

Arsenal to mount Eduardo appeal

Arsenal are to appeal against what they call a "deeply flawed" decision by UEFA to hand striker Eduardo a two-match European ban for diving to win a penalty against Celtic in a Champions League qualifier.

Bendtner determined to succeed at Arsenal

Nicklas Bendtner is determined to go on to bigger and better things with Arsenal after committing his long-term future to the Gunners.

Aston Villa complete Dunne transfer

Aston Villa have taken their summer spending to £40m after today finally confirming the signing of Manchester City skipper Richard Dunne.

Ferguson backs Wenger over star sales

Sir Alex Ferguson has backed Arsene Wenger's controversial decision to sell Kolo Toure and Emmanuel Adebayor to Manchester City.

Lescott raring to get started at Manchester City

Joleon Lescott will finally get a chance to train with his new team-mates this morning after completing his move to Manchester City.

Vermaelen has steel to add to Arsenal's style

If we came to marvel routinely at the glitter of Arsenal, the shining insistence on seeking a kind of sublime quality to their play, a question always remained: what of the substance?

Wenger hits out at Fabregas speculation

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hit out at the way Spanish clubs conduct their presidential elections after Gunners captain Cesc Fabregas was once again linked with a move back to boyhood club Barcelona.

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