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Roberto Mancini has already conceded the Premier League title to Chelsea.

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Late on Tuesday night somewhere in the back corridors of the St Jakob-Park stadium a crowd of us stood around Fabio Capello as he began to analyse the best performance from his England team this calendar year. Just behind us a hitherto unnoticed service lift opened and a delivery man with a trolley full of soft drinks pallets came face-to-face with one of the most famous football managers in the world.

Ian Herbert: Why City's dominance is good news for the nation

Typical United. Just when Manchester City thought they might have equalled a post-war record for the most players in an England XI – six were on the field when Shaun Wright-Phillips ran on as substitute on Tuesday in Basle – the history books tell us the old enemy have already gone one better.

Barry hails Manchester City's England players

Gareth Barry believes the hardcore of England internationals in the Manchester City squad can help propel the club to trophy glory.

Walcott shows flashes of class but not of anger

The wretched days of the Jabulani were removed from the mind in every way the Football Association could think of, even to the point of adorning last night's match ball with the flag of St George. One of the questions of the occasion was how Theo Walcott might manage to manipulate it.

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Walcott tearful after World Cup snub

Theo Walcott has admitted he cried following Fabio Capello's shock decision to omit him from the England World Cup squad this summer.

England made to look chronically sluggish by sharper Germans

In the final analysis, the difference between the teams in Bloemfontein yesterday was the quality of a linesman's eyesight, and Germany's superior speed, of legs as much as minds.

Defoe looks set to get his moment at last

Jermain Defoe's World Cup moment seems to have arrived at last. He was bitterly disappointed to miss out in 2006 and spent the summer in philosophical mood with his great friend Shaun Wright-Phillips, whose role on the margins at Chelsea saw him miss the cut, too.

Rooney: 'Nice to hear your fans booing'

England's World Cup campaign began to unravel last night after the worst performance of Fabio Capello's two-and-a-half-year tenure was followed by Wayne Rooney verbally abusing the nation's travelling fans and a supporter bursting into the dressing room to confront David Beckham.

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