Sport Manchester City chairman Khaldoon al-Mubarak looks on from the in the stands at the Etihad Stadium

City reported losses of £51.6m for 2012/13, down from £97.9m the previous year

Bridge to state England intentions this week

Wayne Bridge is expected to make an announcement on his England future this week with the player seriously considering retiring from international football because of his rift with former captain John Terry.

What John Terry's reunion with his wife says about Britain

A Slice of Britain: Another week, another round of footballers and their pathetic excesses dominating the headlines. But it is a keenly contested game where PR gurus can be the key players

Bridge still 'committed' to England

Roberto Mancini, the Manchester City manager, expects Wayne Bridge to answer England's World Cup call.

Ancelotti backs Cole to make World Cup

Carlo Ancelotti insists Ashley Cole will be fit for the World Cup finals this summer after confirming the defender underwent surgery on his broken ankle early this afternoon.

Vanessa Perroncel 'wants to get back with Wayne Bridge' despite John Terry affair

Vanessa Perroncel wants to get back with former boyfriend Wayne Bridge despite having a relationship with John Terry - his former Chelsea and England team-mate.

'Soft' City no match for hunger of Boateng

Hull City 2 Manchester City 1

Bridge and Terry must kiss and make up

Fabio Capello flew into snowy Warsaw yesterday hoping to concentrate on today's draw for the European Championship but knowing he has one more Bridge to cross after sacking John Terry as England's captain. He must still effect a reconciliation between Wayne Bridge and Terry, whose friendship was destroyed amid allegations of Terry's affair with the mother of the Manchester City defender's child.

Felipe Fernández-Armesto: How the cock of the walk makes a cuckold look pitiful

The betrayed man, but not the betrayer, inspires derision

Capello: 'This is best for the whole team'

Terry promises to focus 'on being best possible player' after list of unsavoury revelations forces manager to sack him as England captain

Capello decision widely supported

Former England captain Alan Mullery believes England manager Fabio Capello had no alternative other than to remove John Terry as his captain in a meeting between the two men at Wembley this afternoon.

Terry stripped of the England captaincy

John Terry has been sacked as England captain.

Capello flies in for Terry showdown

England boss Fabio Capello arrived back in Britain today to face the storm over his team captain's alleged affair with an underwear model.

Bridge set for return to action

Wayne Bridge could return to the Manchester City starting line-up at Hull on Saturday.

Pearce dismayed by Terry 'witch hunt'

England coach Stuart Pearce has backed John Terry's captaincy and hit out at the "witch hunt" surrounding the Chelsea skipper.

James Lawton: Enter Capello, the man who must now end the Terry saga

The England manager faces the toughest test of his reign, with sport's principles and his own reputation for discipline on the line
Career Services

Day In a Page

Independent Travel
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence – Five-star MS Swiss Corona 7 nights from £999pp
Lake Como St Moritz & the Bernina Express 7 nights from £809pp
Vietnam
Lake Maggiore, Orta & the Matterhorn 7 nights from £939pp
South Africa
Spain
Prices correct as of 19 December 2014
Isis in Iraq: Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment by militants

'Jilan killed herself in the bathroom. She cut her wrists and hanged herself'

Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment
Ed Balls interview: 'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'

Ed Balls interview

'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'
He's behind you, dude!

US stars in UK panto

From David Hasselhoff to Jerry Hall
Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz: What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?

Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz

What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?
Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Planet’s surface is inhospitable to humans but 30 miles above it is almost perfect
Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, frogmen’s uniforms and colonial helmets

Clocks, rifles, swords, frogmen’s uniforms

Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history
Return to Gaza: Four months on, the wounds left by Israel's bombardment have not yet healed

Four months after the bombardment, Gaza’s wounds are yet to heal

Kim Sengupta is reunited with a man whose plight mirrors the suffering of the Palestinian people
Gastric surgery: Is it really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Is gastric surgery really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Critics argue that it’s crazy to operate on healthy people just to stop them eating
Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction Part 2 - now LIVE

Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction

Bid on original art, or trips of a lifetime to Africa or the 'Corrie' set, and help Homeless Veterans
Pantomime rings the changes to welcome autistic theatre-goers

Autism-friendly theatre

Pantomime leads the pack in quest to welcome all
The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there