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United facing painful scenario at champion-in-waiting

It’s a scenario that Jose Mourinho and Alexis Sanchez, in particular, would have hoped to avoid. With uncanny timing, Manchester City has the chance to clinch the Premier League title on Saturday by beating its fierce rival, Manchester United, at the Etihad Stadium. For Mourinho, the United manager, there’s the …

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Five memorable Manchester derbies

Manchester United and Manchester City will meet for 176th time at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. We look back at some notable clashes: Man United 0 Man City 1 (League Division One, April 1974) Former Manchester United great Denis Law scored the 82nd-minute decider with an instinctive backheel but he …

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Mancini says it would be an honour to coach Italy

Mancini says it would be an honour to coach Italy

Former Manchester City and Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini said that he would like to coach Italy’s national team, describing the possibility as an honour. The job has been vacant since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked in November following Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup and Carlo Ancelotti, …

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Man City wasteful but march on with 18th straight win

Manchester City’s relentless assault on English football’s record books continued on Wednesday as a Raheem Sterling goal earned them a 1-0 win at Newcastle United to extend their extraordinary record of successive Premier League wins to 18. Sterling’s fine 31st minute finish saw Guardiola’s men improve their unbeaten league sequence …

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Yaya Toure ends international retirement

Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure has agreed to come out of international retirement, according to the Manchester City star’s agent. Dimitri Seluk, who represents Toure, said on Tuesday that the 34-year-old is willing to return to Ivory Coast duty if called upon, having last played for his country in September …

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Man United under Mourinho boring, says Van Gaal

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes the club have become more boring under his successor Jose Mourinho, saying he would prefer to watch local rivals Manchester City in action. During the Dutchman’s two-year stint as United manager from 2014, the club secured fourth and fifth-placed league finishes along …

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United can deal with Pogba’s derby absence – Mata

Manchester United have the talent to cope with Paul Pogba’s absence during their top-of-the-table showdown with Manchester City, fellow midfielder Juan Mata said ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash. Pogba, who has scored three league goals and provided five assists in eight appearances for United this season, impressed in the …

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Robinho denies sexual assault after 9-year jail sentence

MILAN (AP) – Former AC Milan and Real Madrid striker Robinho was sentenced to nine years in jail by a court in Milan on charges of sexual assault following an incident in 2013, Italian news agency ANSA reported Thursday. Currently playing for Atletico Mineiro in his native Brazil, Robinho’s lawyer …

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