Lack of potency in attack hurting Spain
Lack of potency in attack hurting Spain

Lack of potency in attack is making it difficult for Spain to live up to the expectations set by winning the World Cup and two European Championships in the recent golden spell for the country.

Euro 2016 qualifiers: Spain grind out win, Wayne Rooney the late hero for England
Euro 2016 qualifiers: Spain grind out win, Wayne Rooney the late hero for England

Reigning European champions Spain closed in on a place at Euro 2016 by grinding out a 1-0 qualifying win over Belarus on Sunday as Wayne Rooney`s late goal gave England victory in Slovenia.

Vicente del Bosque toasts narrow win in Belarus
Vicente del Bosque toasts narrow win in Belarus

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque celebrated his 100th match in charge by praising his side`s display in a hard-fought 1-0 win over Belarus in a Euro 2016 qualifier in Borisov on Sunday.

Manchester City seek European boost against Aston Villa
Manchester City seek European boost against Aston Villa

Manchester City will look to continue to draw home comfort from a disappointing season with a victory over FA Cup finalists Aston Villa on Saturday which would edge them closer to a top-four finish in the Premier League.

No fracture for Man City`s David Silva
No fracture for Man City`s David Silva

Manchester City playmaker David Silva has not suffered any fractures despite appearing to have sustained a serious injury last weekend, the English champions said Monday.

EPL: Manchester City return to winning ways but suffer David Silva scare
EPL: Manchester City return to winning ways but suffer David Silva scare

Manchester City strengthened their grip on fourth place in the Premier League with a 2-0 win at home to West Ham on Sunday but at the cost of seeing David Silva carried off on a stretcher.

Manuel Pellegrini only has eyes for Manchester City
Manuel Pellegrini only has eyes for Manchester City

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said he was only interested in his own team`s results after they maintained the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea by beating West Bromwich Albion.

Manchester City cruise past 10-man West Brom, Arsenal win at Newcastle United
Manchester City cruise past 10-man West Brom, Arsenal win at Newcastle United

Manchester City kept their slim title hopes alive thanks to a 3-0 win against 10-man West Bromwich Albion but Arsenal remain hot on their heels after a 2-1 victory against Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday.

EPL: Errant red helps Manchester City close on Chelsea
EPL: Errant red helps Manchester City close on Chelsea

Manchester City responded to their Champions League exit with a routine 3-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday that maintained the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea.

Del Bosque makes changes in Spain football squad
Del Bosque makes changes in Spain football squad

Spain football coach Vicente del Bosque produced a few surprises when he named his squad for the 2016 European Championship qualifying tie against Ukraine in Seville's Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium.

Misfiring Manchester City must change and adapt
Misfiring Manchester City must change and adapt

If you were to ask Premier League fans which attacking players they would like their clubs to sign given a limitless budget, the likes of Manchester City`s Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko and David Silva would be at the top of most wish lists.

 Manchester City aim to break new ground by beating Barcaelona
Manchester City aim to break new ground by beating Barcaelona

Manchester City have been on a steep learning curve in the Champions League but Tuesday`s last 16 first-leg clash with four-times European kings Barcelona offers a chance to show they are now serious contenders.

Title in the balance, Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return
Title in the balance, Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return

Premier League leaders Chelsea remained five points clear of second-placed Manchester City after drawing 1-1 with the defending champions in Saturday`s late kick-off at Stamford Bridge.

David Silva keeps Manchester City on Chelsea`s heels
David Silva keeps Manchester City on Chelsea`s heels

Spanish midfielder David Silva equalised as Manchester City prevented Chelsea pulling eight points clear at the Premier League summit in a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Manuel Pellegrini fumes after sloppy Manchester City blow the lead
Manuel Pellegrini fumes after sloppy Manchester City blow the lead

Manuel Pellegrini accused his Manchester City players of complacency after they allowed a two-goal lead to slip away in a costly 2-2 draw against lowly Burnley.

Chelsea will be under pressure from Man City in PL title race: David Silva
Chelsea will be under pressure from Man City in PL title race: David Silva

Spanish striker David Silva has backed Manchester City to put pressure on current Premier League leaders Chelsea after removing Jose Mourinho's men's lead over the past month, and has also warned the Londoners that they could slip up at Stoke City in Monday's encounter.

Patched-up Manchester City leave Manuel Pellegrini purring
Patched-up Manchester City leave Manuel Pellegrini purring

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes his team are finally performing like champions, even though there is no immediate end in sight to their chronic injury problems in attack.

David Silva steps up as Manchester City reel Chelsea in
David Silva steps up as Manchester City reel Chelsea in

David Silva filled in for Manchester City`s absent strikers as the champions beat Crystal Palace 3-0 on Saturday to move level on points with Premier League leaders Chelsea.

Strikerless Manchester City need new approach against Crystal Palace: Manuel Pellegrini
Strikerless Manchester City need new approach against Crystal Palace: Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, without three first choice strikers, has urged his side to conjure up an alternative way of beating Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.

EPL preview: Manchester City vs Manchester United
EPL preview: Manchester City vs Manchester United

Manchester football supremacy will be at stake at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday when Premier League rivals Manchester City and Manchester United face off in a potentially momentous derby showdown.