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By Ian Herbert

Football League

Eriksson 'disappointed' by end of Leicester reign

Manager loses job in wake of 3-0 defeat to Millwall despite being two points outside play-off positions

FA & League Cups

Liverpool spare Hodgson media glare as Anfield drama plays out

Under-pressure manager looks for lift from Cup visit to old rivals Manchester United

Premier League Henry silence only adds to Hodgson's agony and state of crisis at Premier League Sack race: Hodgson left hanging by owners' lack of support Premier League End game? Results leave managers under pressure Premier League Adebayor and Touré square up in training as City tensions boil Premier League Alex Ferguson sets Premier League points target Premier League Anfield owners ready to ditch Hodgson for 'the right man' Premier League Rooney: 'I should never have questioned United' Premier League Hodgson left to fight for future as owners' doubts grow Transfers Ferguson set to unleash Macheda on loan market Transfers City close in on £30m Dzeko deal as Santa Cruz looks for the exit Premier League

Robinho reveals he talked Kaka out of move to City

Ghosts of Christmas past will stalk Manchester City for as long as they fail to lift silverware. One of them is Robinho, who claimed yesterday that while he was a City player he had talked his compatriot Kaka out of signing two years ago.


Mancini set for January funds to boost City's title challenge

Manchester City's Abu Dhabi owners are convinced Roberto Mancini can deliver them the Premier League title in his first full season and are ready to back their belief in him by returning to the transfer market next month.

Premier League

Owners happy to give manager time as they seek way to play fair

Premier League

Mancini fears Tevez saga will ruin bid to be Christmas No 1

Premier League

This is the most important game of our season, says Ferguson

Premier League

Tevez on verge of being stripped of captaincy

European History of epic battles with Juventus shows a formidable opponent Premier League Experienced Chelsea can cope with transition, says Ferguson Nature Conservationist tracks bird family struggling to survive Premier League Tevez turns down millions from City in bid to escape Premier League Thrust into the big time, Pardew and Hodgson go head to head Premier League No Christmas truce as City chase United and bragging rights European City in business as Balotelli takes goals seriously European Mancini loses patience with Bridge's inability to maintain his fitness European Liverpool look to Wilson to fill Carragher void Premier League Evra turns up heat by claiming Arsenal are a club 'in crisis' Premier League Tevez: I miss my family but sacrifice is worth it Premier League City youth given the knowledge to navigate their route to the top Transfers Hodgson's big clearout leaves Liverpool with £9m agents' bill European Mancini: Balotelli braced for racist abuse in Turin Premier League Mancini says a calm Balotelli can be as good as United greats Premier League Rooney finally apologises to fans and says he would never have joined Transfers Liverpool mull January bids for Lille stars Rami and Gervinho Premier League Pacheco faces Anfield exit after missed opportunity European

Ferguson still has point to prove on return to field of broken dreams

European Rooney rejects claims of United escape clause but stops short of Transfers Adebayor ready to quit but City deny receiving any approach from Italy Premier League Liverpool braced for statistical revolution Premier League Touré: Beating the 'little teams' is all that matters Premier League Mancini keeps cool as City's moment of truth arrives Premier League Ferguson laughs off City threat Premier League

Evra shoots first: City talk a good game but we always win

Premier League

Benitez's 'pet' Lucas becomes real workhorse

News & Comment

Liverpool open Torres talks to prevent striker's summer exit

Premier League Henry's long-term plan looks bleak for Hodgson Premier League Mancini safe despite 'nationalist' criticism International Forward injuries put Bothroyd in Capello's mind for France game European Obertan must stop drifting to carve out career at Old Trafford Premier League Comolli is no threat insists Roy Hodgson Transfers Shaun Wright-Phillips put up for sale by Manchester City Premier League Solskjaer feels the lure of home Premier League Touré admits 'problems' at City as Mancini calls for order Premier League United in their 'shock and disappointment' – the backlash begins Premier League Baffled, betrayed and sad: Ferguson shows a new face on extraordinary Premier League Sir Alex Ferguson: 'A lack of respect' Premier League Meanwhile, back on the pitch... errors haunt United defenders Premier League

Owner insists he will not throw money at Liverpool

News & Comment

Revealed: how new Liverpool owner's wife pestered her husband to buy

Premier League

New Liverpool owner gives Hodgson vote of confidence

Premier League Outraged Hicks attacks 'epic swindle' and 'conspiracy' Premier League Henry reaches Anfield summit and wipes out debt mountain Premier League True-blue Cahill vows not to see red in latest battle with the enemy Premier League Americans continue their astonishing campaign with claim of 'grand Premier League Hicks and Gillett block Liverpool sale after defeat in High Court Premier League Hicks and Gillett play for time as Liverpool day of destiny arrives Premier League Battle for Liverpool reaches High Court as rival bidder re-enters fray News & Comment Alan Curbishley: 'Englishmen getting raw deal in top flight jobs' Premier League

Lawyers predict court defeat over Liverpool for Hicks and Gillett


Ray Clemence: 'Rob didn't let us down before that goal – and he

Premier League

Manager claims row with Tevez 'is good for the club'