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Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini concedes his side's title hopes could be over by Sunday night.

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Swans shock Man City into second place

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Football Association board member Heather Rabbatts is adamant John Terry's removal as England captain was "the right decision for the good of the game".

Man City leave Bolton in relegation trouble as they ease into the clear

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Mario Balotelli of Manchester City is pictured during his team's win over Porto in the Europa League.

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UEFA today responded to Manchester City's claims that two of their players were racially abused during the Europa League match at Porto by opening disciplinary proceedings against the Portuguese club.

Mario Balotelli was reportedly targeted last night

Manchester City lodge complaint over alleged racist abuse aimed at Mario Balotelli

UEFA are awaiting their match delegate's report before deciding whether to take action against alleged racial abuse during Manchester City's Europa League win at Porto.

Edin Dzeko scored his 14th club goal of the season

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Roberto Mancini wants Edin Dzeko to become Manchester City's head boy.

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Liverpool play Manchester City with clean slate insists Kenny Dalglish

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish does not think last week's defeat to Manchester City will have any bearing on their two-legged Carling Cup semi-final.

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