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Draw puts Manchester City on brink of early exit

Sloppy defending costs Roberto Mancini's men in Champions League.

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Manchester City start season in style

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Henry Winter This really is going to be a classic title race. This exhilarating performance from Manchester City, coming after opening-weekend victories for Manchester United and Chelsea, confirmed this will be a...

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Manchester City thrash Manchester United in EPL

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Manchester City thrashed Manchester United 4-1 in an extraordinary derby match as north London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham claimed the top two positions on the Premier League ladder on Sunday.

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Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur breeze through League Cup ties

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Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur breezed into the League Cup fourth round on Tuesday, while Sunderland began life without Paolo Di Canio by beating Peterborough United.

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Manchester City knocked out of League Cup

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Steve Griffiths London: Manchester City suffered a surprise exit from the League Cup on Tuesday as Aston Villa clinched a 4-2 third round win at Eastlands, while Chelsea welcomed back controversial captain John...

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Why Arsenal will not win the Premier League

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Alan Hansen Arsenal may be looking down on Chelsea and Manchester City from the top of the Premier League today, but they will not end the season as champions.

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Live A-League: Melbourne Victory v Sydney FC

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Alarm bells ring loud and clear for United after worst start to a season for five years

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Alan Hansen Manchester United do not fail to score in back-to-back league games very often, so the warning signs are there for David Moyes after the 1-0 defeat at Liverpool.

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Chelsea powers on to retain handy lead

Steve Douglas Chelsea maintained its flying start to the English Premier League by beating Tottenham 4-2 away to preserve a four-point lead at the top of the ladder, while Manchester City needed a last-gasp winner...

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Chelsea lodge ref complaint

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LONDON: Chelsea have filed a complaint over ''inappropriate language'', reportedly racial in nature, allegedly used by referee Mark Clattenburg during their stormy 3-2 loss to Manchester United on...

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Van Persie sends United to top as Chelsea and City stumble

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Julian Guyer Robin van Persie piled on the misery for former club Arsenal as Manchester United went top of the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford on Saturday.

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Forget about signing strikers, Arsenal's problems begin at the back

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Alan Hansen Arsene Wenger has spent the summer trying - and so far failing - to add a £40million striker to his squad, but it took Aston Villa just 90 minutes to show where the Arsenal manager should really be...

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Hernandez to the rescue as United move clear

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Tom Williams Half-time substitute Javier Hernandez scored twice and made another as Manchester United came from two goals down to win 3-2 at Aston Villa on Saturday and pull four points clear in the Premier...

Woe for Terry as Chelsea held, Man City goes second

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John Terry scored a goal on his comeback but went off injured as Chelsea drew 1-1 with Liverpool, allowing Manchester City to go second in the Premier League by beating Tottenham Hotspur.

Heavyweights muscle up while battlers try to avoid knockout blow

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Julian Guyer LONDON: The battle for the English Premier League title might be compelling, with three heavyweights in contention, but the fight to avoid relegation from the top flight is almost as fierce.

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Five-goal City go top as Chelsea, United stumble

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Tom WIlliams Unexpected defeats for Chelsea and Manchester United allowed champions Manchester City to stroll into first place in the Premier League on Saturday by crushing Aston Villa 5-0.

City stares at second early exit from Champions League

Chris Wright Manchester City's first tilt at Champions League glory ended in a heartbreaking group stage exit a year ago from a tough group - though the club then went on to lift the English Premier League crown.

Di Matteo gets sack following Juve loss

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Jason Burt, Paul Kelso LONDON: Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo has been sacked after the European champions were left facing early elimination from the Champions League.

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United storm back to steal Redknapp's thunder

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Tom Williams A quick-fire three-goal salvo saw Manchester United come from behind to beat Harry Redknapp's new club Queens Park Rangers 3-1 on Saturday, propelling them to the top of the Premier League.

Six degrees of sackeration

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Shane Brady This season of football's favourite soap opera, "WestEnders", will be hard to top.