Sport Edin Dzeko earns a penalty despite Tottenham defender Danny Rose winning the ball

The defender was sent off and City were awarded a penalty

Stoke fail to reach potential as nerves paralyse passing

Pulis disappointed after his side show too much respect to their slicker, wealthier opponents

Yaya Toure the hero as Man City win FA Cup

Manchester City 1 Stoke 0

Tottenham need 'miracle' to finish in top-four admits Harry Redknapp

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City stay on course for Champions League spot

Manchester City 2 West Ham 1

Edwin van der Sar insists Manchester United will bounce back from FA Cup defeat

Edwin van der Sar insists Manchester United will have no trouble raising their spirits for tomorrow's Barclays Premier League trip to Newcastle.

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Letter from the editor: At home in the capital

When I proudly proclaim my northern roots, as I am wont to do, the response from my friends and colleagues in London has generally been: “So what have you been doing down here for most of your life?” To which my answer is: “Missionary work, mainly.”

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Manchester City 1 Manchester United 0

Roberto Mancini wants to replicate Manchester United success

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Late win lifts Chelsea into third spot

Chelsea 2 Manchester City 0

Balotelli off as brave City fail in Europe

Manchester City 1 Dynamo Kiev 0 (Dynamo Kiev win 2-1 on aggregate)

Man City set up United FA Cup showdown

Manchester City 1 Reading 0

Kiev leave City facing uphill task

Dynamo Kiev 2 Manchester City 0

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Damien Duff leveller denies City

Manchester City 1 Fulham 1
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