Manchester City’s fortunes have turned around dramatically since a takeover in late summer 2008 by the Abu Dhabi United Group, whose owner Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a member of the country’s royal family. In light of the Matthew Hedges espionage saga, MM look at other moral quandaries in football.
Defying a 50-year ban: ‘Long and varied’ history of women’s game explored by National Football Museum
There’s a story – unsubstantiated – that a woman may have introduced football to Brazil.
On November 19, 1969, Brazilian football legend Pele scored his 1,000th professional career goal against Vasco da Gama in the famous Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
Last year, Manchester was ranked the third most-visited city in the UK, behind London and Edinburgh.
‘Storeybook’ ending as Manchester’s Dame Sarah cycling gold helps Team GB pass 2012 Paralympics haul
Dame Sarah Storey’s record cycling gold this morning in Rio shows Manchester has been the bedrock for success at this summer’s Paralympic Games.
Man City father-of-four super fan over the ‘blue’ moon about Aguero tattoo… but nearly passed out in process
Sergio Aguero’s sensational late 2012 Premier League title winner for Manchester City was so memorable for one super fan that he risked passing out while having a tattoo of the commentary from that unforgettable finale.
Home is where the Hart is: Joe wants Man City to complete Italian Job at Etihad after late Bayern robbery
Joe Hart believes that Manchester City are not far off Europe’s elite ahead of their Champions League clash with Roma tonight.
Kam you believe it? Iconic pundit Chris Kamara feels ‘fortunate’ Sky Sports still allow him near microphone
There is perhaps no other broadcaster currently working within the beautiful game who has achieved the kind of iconic status Chris Kamara has earned in his time as a football pundit.
Wayne Rooney hopes to end England’s half century of failure and captain the Three Lions to some elusive silverware.
Manchester runner faces snakes, heat and hills in gruelling Jungle Marathon after beating spinal condition
A Manchester runner who suffered from a painful spinal condition for 20 years is trekking more than 250miles across the Amazon to raise awareness about scoliosis.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has refused to confirm Joe Hart’s number one spot after Arsenal humbled his side 3-0 in the Community Shield.