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Video: Internazionale players are sending their manager a hard-hitting message

Samir Nasri confronts Norwich City's Cameroonian defender Sebastien Bassong

Manchester City will not appeal Samir Nasri red card

Frenchman was shown straight red for headbutt

Gareth Bale takes a tumble against Sunderland

Treatment of Gareth Bale 'unfair' says Andre Villas-Boas after Tottenham winger is booked yet again for diving

Welshman appeared to go down easily under Craig Gardner's challenge

Carlos Tevez and Sergio Aguero

Premier League: Manchester City v Reading match preview

A look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League fixture at the Etihad Stadium

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany doubtful for Reading return

Captain went off injured in the Manchester derby

Balotelli drops legal case against fine to save his crumbling career

Manchester City's Mario Balotelli has backed down from his decision to challenge a £340,000 club fine at a Premier League tribunal, in a final attempt to salvage his career at the club.

Manchester City's owner Sheikh Mansour

Ian Herbert: Manchester City's Abu Dhabi owners will be dismayed by Mario Balotelli's behaviour

Some of Roberto Mancini’s staff are utterly disenchanted with the player

Balotelli missed 21.7 per cent of last season's games through suspension

Mario Balotelli accepts £340,000 fine in bid to save crumbling Manchester City career

PFA warns club to follow disciplinary guidelines as Italy striker discards appeal against fine at 11th hour

Mario Balotelli’s legal case may stretch beyond his career at City

Manchester City risk long battle with Mario Balotelli over disrepute fine

Players' union surprised by club's punishment of striker, which goes against guidelines

Aleksandar Kolarov was involved in an argument with a fan

Aleksandar Kolarov racism probe as Roberto Mancini's troubles grow

Manchester City victory over Newcastle marred by incident

Yaya Toure scores against Newcastle on City's way to the title

Premier League: Newcastle v Manchester City match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at St James' Park

Hatem Ben Arfa

Victory over Manchester City could spark Newcastle revival thinks Alan Pardew

Champions visit St James' Park this weekend

Kompany limped off during Sunday's derby defeat

Vincent Kompany injury blow for Manchester City

Captain came off in first half against Manchester United

The Sports Matrix: Wednesday 12 December 2012

Villa coast into semi-finals as Arsenal crash out

Martin O'Neill

Martin O'Neill asks to be judged at end of difficult season for Sunderland

Black Cats face Reading tonight in crucial encounter

The Sports Matrix: Monday 10 December 2012

Van Persie strikes late as Ferdinand is left bloodied by coin in fiery derby

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Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
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But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
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Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
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Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

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How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

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