Sport Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic could make his awaited return from injury in the League Cup semi-final second leg against West Ham

Jovetic has seen his start to life with City hampered by injury but he could make his return against the Hammers in the League Cup semi-final second leg

Manchester City hit by Jerome Boateng injury

Manchester City defender Jerome Boateng is to undergo knee surgery and may only be fit for the final two Premier League games of the season.

Zabaleta leaves sick father to aid City's ailing defence

Pablo Zabaleta has been able to step away from a vigil at his father's bedside and prepare to return to Manchester City to take up what has suddenly become a critical role in the club's attempts to secure their targeted top-four finish in the Premier League.

Boateng and Richards add to City's growing defensive crisis

German full-back could be out for rest of season while England defender is likely to miss crucial FA Cup derby

England under-21 coach plays down potential row

England Under-21 assistant manager Steve Wigley has played down any talk of a potential club v country battle ahead of the European Under-21 Championships this summer.

Micah Richards in fitness battle for FA Cup semi-final

Micah Richards was today hoping to learn whether he would be fit for Manchester City's FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United after injuring his hamstring last night.

Wolves' Jarvis handed surprise England call-up

The Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Matt Jarvis was the surprise new name last night in Fabio Capello's 26-man England squad to play Wales and Ghana over the next eight days, with the Italian picking a large group of players in anticipation of withdrawals.

City feel the strain without Johnson

Roberto Mancini has expressed his disappointment with the absence of winger Adam Johnson. The England international injured his ankle in training last month, and has not played since the 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa on 22 January. City, despite continued progress in the FA Cup and Europa League since then, have taken just five points from their last five Premier League games and Mancini bemoaned the lack of wingers available to him.

Mixed fortunes for Dzeko and Balotelli as City finally wake up

Manchester City 5 Notts County 0

Vieira double helps City defeat Notts County

Manchester City 5 Notts County 0

City act to cool derby tensions by removing anti-United site

Club heed police warning and take down groundsman's Facebook page, while Richards set to be fit but De Jong still 50/50

A few one-nils and we'll have a chance, insists Mancini

Those with a distaste for Manchester City's spending seem to feel it compels them to play an expansive type of football but Roberto Mancini doesn't care. The manager, who emerged from the last Manchester derby to a barrage of abuse about his lack of ambition, is heading up towards another one desperate to see his side become more boring.

Bishop celebrates his Radford moment after earning County a replay

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Dzeko throws Manchester City FA Cup lifeline

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Tevez on verge of being stripped of captaincy

Roberto Mancini is considering removing the Manchester City captaincy from Carlos Tevez, temporarily at least, as the player may not be in the right mental state to lead the side against Everton on Monday.

Tevez back in training with vow to give '100 per cent' – for now

The prospect of a disgruntled Carlos Tevez playing out the rest of the season at Manchester City moved closer yesterday when he returned to training for the first time since the club refused his request for a transfer.

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