Manchester City aim to avoid West Ham blow in top-four bid
Manchester City aim to avoid West Ham blow in top-four bid

Manchester City`s attempt to remain in the top four of the Premier League has been hampered by a five-man injury list and the news that captain Vincent Kompany may not play again this season.

Depleted England lose Danny Welbeck for Italy friendly
Depleted England lose Danny Welbeck for Italy friendly

England manager Roy Hodgson will be without in-form striker Danny Welbeck and three other players for Tuesday`s friendly against Italy in Turin due to injuries. Arsenal striker Welbeck limped off during England`s 4-0 win over Lithuania at Wembley on Friday with a knee problem after scoring his sixth goal in five Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Trio to leave England squad, Danny Welbeck doubtful
Trio to leave England squad, Danny Welbeck doubtful

England manager Roy Hodgson revealed on Friday that Raheem Sterling, Leighton Baines and James Milner will all drop out of the squad for next week`s friendly with Italy.

Manchester City vs Burnley: Citizens look for 1000th Premier League goal
Manchester City vs Burnley: Citizens look for 1000th Premier League goal

English champions Manchester City will look to score their 1000th Premier League goal when they play Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday. James Milner scored their 998th goal in the last league outing, against Leicester on March 5.

Manuel Pellegrini urges Manchester City scorer James Milner to commit
Manuel Pellegrini urges Manchester City scorer James Milner to commit

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini again urged James Milner to sign a new contract after he scored in the Premier League champions` 4-1 win at Stoke City.

Seven-point lead means nothing in England, says Jose Mourinho
Seven-point lead means nothing in England, says Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said the Premier League title race is still open despite his team stretching their lead over Manchester City to seven points on Saturday.

Manchester City short of ideas, says Manuel Pellegrini
Manchester City short of ideas, says Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City were short of ideas in their damaging 1-1 home draw with Hull City in the Premier League on Saturday, manager Manuel Pellegrini said.

Yaya Toure absence not cause of slump: Manuel Pellegrini
Yaya Toure absence not cause of slump: Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini refused to blame the continued absence of Yaya Toure for his team`s collapse in 2015 following their 1-1 home draw with relegation-threatened Hull City.

Manchester City slip lets Chelsea go seven points clear, Spurs beat Arsenal
Manchester City slip lets Chelsea go seven points clear, Spurs beat Arsenal

Manchester City`s 1-1 draw at home to Hull City allowed Chelsea to establish a seven-point lead in the Premier League by winning 2-1 at Aston Villa on Saturday.

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.

Manchester City fans take Frank Lampard to their hearts
Manchester City fans take Frank Lampard to their hearts

Former Chelsea stalwart Frank Lampard has been voted Player of the Month for September by fans of Premier League champions Manchester City after an impressive start to his loan spell at the club.

Aston Villa vs Manchester City Preview: City Premier pick-me-up against Villa
Aston Villa vs Manchester City Preview: City Premier pick-me-up against Villa

Manchester City have the chance to put their Champions League concerns to one side and move within two points of Premier League leaders Chelsea when they travel to Aston Villa on Saturday.

Dependable Milner could play key role for England

In an England squad with several exciting young players James Milner likely won`t set pulses racing, but the versatile Manchester City midfielder could play a vital role in Roy Hodgson`s plans in Brazil.

City break annoys England boss Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson has said there is nothing he can do to stop Manchester City taking members of his World Cup squad on a post-season tour of the United Arab Emirates.

Milner confident City can resume normal service against Sunderland

James Milner is certain Manchester City will end their `mini goal drought` when they welcome Sunderland to Eastlands for a Premier League encounter on Wednesday.

City`s title push dented by Norwich stalemate

Manchester City failed to regain pole position in the Premier League after they were held to a 0-0 draw at Norwich on Saturday.

Milner wary of Suarez in table-topping clash

Manchester City midfielder James Milner says that his side will be facing one of the country`s outstanding players when they host Luis Suarez and Premier League leaders Liverpool on Thursday.

Free-scoring Manchester City must be more boring, says Milner

The entertaining, goal-scoring feats of title-chasing Manchester City has wowed fans and impressed rivals this season, but midfielder James Milner craves a less cavalier approach.

Manchester City fear the worst after sending Zabaleta for scans

The Argentina right-back felt severe pain in his hamstring during Tuesday`s game against Leicester City and the club are concerned that he could be out until the middle of January

Milner says Balotelli behaved like `over-active 12-year old` at Manchester City

James Milner has said his former teammate Mario Balotelli behaved like an over-active 12-year old in the dressing room during his days with Manchester City.