City fights back to beat Sunderland in League Cup final

Mar 3, 2014

City fights back to beat Sunderland in League Cup final

An exquisite equalizer from Yaya Toure sparked a second-half comeback by Manchester City in the League Cup final on Sunday, with a 3-1 victory over Sunderland giving Manuel Pellegrini his first trophy as manager. Returning to the stadium where Roberto Mancini’s City career ended ...

| Sep 27, 2013

Di Canio hiring doomed from start

by Christopher Davies

Ellis Short is a billionaire, rich beyond the dreams of most. The American owner of Sunderland achieved this by being one step ahead of his business rivals, making shrewd and correct decisions while appointing the best senior management. So why on earth did Short ...

Pilgrims see only the good in Mussolini

Apr 8, 2013

Pilgrims see only the good in Mussolini

by Tom Kington

Behind the counter, amid the Mussolini clocks, swastika badges, fascist recipe books and busts of Hitler, Benizzi Ferrini has hung a T-shirt featuring the face of Paolo Di Canio. “When Paolo gave his salute on the pitch it was a gesture from the heart, ...