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

Eriksson is 'happy' with his salary for the World Cup

Sven Goran Eriksson says he has a clear conscience over his salary to coach the Ivory Coast at the World Cup.

Eriksson dreaming of England showdown

Sven-Goran Eriksson has spoken of his excitement at being appointed as coach of the Ivory Coast for the World Cup and of his dream of meeting England in the final.

Touré urges City to keep faith with 'experienced' Mancini

Manchester City defender Kolo Touré has called for the club to stick with manager Roberto Mancini ahead of tonight's match at home to Wigan. There has been speculation about the Italian's future in recent weeks, which intensified after City's hopes of securing a top-four finish in the Premier League were dented by a 2-0 home defeat against Everton in midweek.

Managers clash as Everton halt City's push for fourth spot

Manchester City 0 Everton 2

Tevez earns City victory at Craven Cottage

Fulham 1 Manchester City 2

New boy Johnson stars for City

Manchester City 2 Bolton Wanderers 0

Mancini calm ahead of derby showdown

The heat is on for Manchester City but Roberto Mancini cannot feel any pressure.

Santos 'optimistic' over Robinho deal

Santos last night revealed they are "optimistic" of securing the loan signing of Manchester City's Brazilian forward Robinho.

Manchester United miss star duo says Mancini

Roberto Mancini is not surprised Manchester United are not the same team without Cristiano Ronaldo and Carlos Tevez.

Mancini deal agreed before Hughes left

Manchester City chief executive Garry Cook has admitted the club agreed a deal with Roberto Mancini the day before Mark Hughes was sacked.

Ian Herbert: Tantrums show trouble ahead as Hughes fights for survival

You know it's been a bad night when Gareth Barry, hardly the most demonstrative of Manchester City's midfielders, talks about the players being "at each other's throats" in the dressing room. But that's how it was, deep inside White Hart Lane late on Wednesday night, after the feeble and anaemic display which asked more questions about the value of Mark Hughes' investments than any other game in his 18 months at Manchester City.

Hughes demands more effort from Manchester City

Manchester City boss Mark Hughes has demanded more workrate and effort from his superstars at Eastlands as they look to get back to winning ways against Sunderland on Saturday.

Manchester City target centre-back in January

Manchester City boss Mark Hughes has confirmed he will target a centre-back in the January transfer window after losing Joleon Lescott for up to two months before last night's defeat to Tottenham.

Manchester City in swine flu scare

Manchester City have been hit by a swine flu scare.

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