Friday, 14 March 2014

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A run to the Capital One Cup final which ended in defeat to Manchester City served up plenty of distractions, but the Uruguayan says there can be no more excuses for his side

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

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The Manchester City playmaker believes the Ivorian's nationality “counts against him”, lauding him as one of the world's best, while he does not fear Chelsea's title charge

Monday, 3 March 2014

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The Italian scored the opening goal on Sunday to give the Black Cats hope of winning the Capital One Cup final before Manchester City roared back to triumph 3-1

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Though his side remain in the hunt for three other trophies, the captain is keen to avoid getting carried away after securing the first silverware of Manuel Pellegrini's reign

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Manuel Pellegrini's side lifted their first trophy of the campaign after beating Sunderland on Sunday but which players were named in our best side from the competition?

Sunday, 2 March 2014

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Sunderland succumbed to goals from Yaya Toure, Samir Nasri and Jesus Navas after Fabio Borini's opener had given them hope, but the Uruguayan paid tribute to his players

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The Frenchman scored Manchester City's second goal in as many minutes with a sensational curling strike to undo the good work of Fabio Borini's opener

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The Chilean oversaw a comeback victory over Sunderland at Wembley to claim his first silverware in England but insists the size of the club demands that more must follow

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The Argentine has not featured for Manuel Pellegrini's men since picking up a hamstring injury in a 5-1 Premier League victory over Tottenham on January 29

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The Chilean worked wonders at Villarreal and Malaga, seducing neutrals while taking the fight to the Champions League elite, but now he needs to start winning trophies

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The 26-year-old Sunderland winger arrives at Wembley in the form of his career and, remarkably, back in the discussion for a spot in Roy Hodgson's England squad for the World Cup

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The Manchester City star believes that a team's success is judged on titles and warns that there must be a shift in attitude after their league defeat to Sunderland in November

Saturday, 1 March 2014

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The Belgium international believes his one-time team-mate will be a dangerous foe in Sunday's Capital One Cup final, while he says the squad must be “hungry” if they are to win

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The Manchester City winger has twice lost finals since moving to the Premier League, but knows a Capital One Cup victory over Sunderland will breed confidence ahead of the run-in

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The influential midfielder believes the confidence of winning the first piece of silverware of the season could boost the Blues' push to secure four trophies this term

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The Latics overcame Manuel Pellegrini's men in the FA Cup final last season, and he will want to make amends as Poyet's underdogs look to repeat their 1-0 league win in November

Friday, 28 February 2014

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The Black Cats go into Sunday's Wembley showpiece as the underdogs, and their manager believes telling players they won't be featurin will be one of his toughest moments

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After the striker returned to full training earlier this week, Manuel Pellegrini has revealed the player's fitness is being monitored ahead of Sunday's clash at Wembley