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CONFIRMED: City without Otamendi for the Manchester derby

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When the Manchester City players arrived at the Etihad earlier today, ahead of the derby against Manchester United, Nicolas Otamendi was missing.

Vincent Kompany had already been ruled out for the game and Otamendi was a doubt, although it had looked like he would recover from his dead leg in time.

Man City to sell Vincent Kompany

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Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany facing month out

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany faces a "minimum" lay-off of a month after re-injuring his calf against Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League on Tuesday, manager Manuel Pellegrini said.

Kompany and his fellow centre-back Nicolas Otamendi were both forced off by injury inside the first 23 minutes as City completed a 3-1 aggregate win with a 0-0 draw that took them into the quarter-finals.

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany facing month out

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany faces a "minimum" lay-off of a month after re-injuring his calf against Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League on Tuesday, manager Manuel Pellegrini said.

Kompany and his fellow centre-back Nicolas Otamendi were both forced off by injury inside the first 23 minutes as City completed a 3-1 aggregate win with a 0-0 draw that took them into the quarter-finals.

Wednesday Kickoff: Neymar, FIFA, Kompany and more

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Following a period of negotiating, Brazil will have its star captain for this summer's Olympics, while FIFA hastaken a step towards recovering what was lost in the organization's series of scandals.

Neymar will reportedly be one of three over-age players named to Brazil's roster for this summer's Olympics.

Manager confirms star to miss Manchester United v Manchester City derby clash

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed Vincent Kompany will be out on the sidelines for at least a month after the centre-back picked up a calf injury during his side’s goalless draw against Dynamo Kiev.

The Premier League club progressed to the quarter final of the Europe’s club competition, but have lost their captain due to injury.

Kompany and Otamendi missing derby day?

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Vincent Kompany went down with a calf injury five minutes in to Manchester City's game against Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday night. This is his fourth calf injury of the season, and his 14th since joining the blues since 2008.

The City captain, who improves the defence of his team considerably, has recently returned from an injury which kept him out from Boxing Day until the middle of February.

Man City skipper Vincent Kompany picks up new injury

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Superb Manchester City have quarter-finals in sight after beating Kiev

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Manchester City may be toiling domestically at the moment but they produced a superb European away performance to beat Dynamo Kiev 3-1 in Ukraine in their Champions League last 16, first leg on Wednesday.

Manuel Pellegrini's side did enough to win the game in the first half with Sergio Aguero and David Silva both scoring to underline their importance to City.

Superb Manchester City have quarter-finals in sight after beating Kiev

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Manchester City may be toiling domestically at the moment but they produced a superb European away performance to beat Dynamo Kiev 3-1 in Ukraine in their Champions League last 16, first leg on Wednesday.

Manuel Pellegrini's side did enough to win the game in the first half with Sergio Aguero and David Silva both scoring to underline their importance to City.

Kompany tells Manchester City not to give up on title dream

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has reminded his team-mates not to give up on their dream of winning the Premier League because they have come from behind to lift the trophy in the past.

City are now six points behind leaders Leicester with 12 matches remaining after a damaging 2-1 home defeat against title rivals Tottenham on Sunday.

Kompany tells Manchester City not to give up on title dream

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has reminded his team-mates not to give up on their dream of winning the Premier League because they have come from behind to lift the trophy in the past.

City are now six points behind leaders Leicester with 12 matches remaining after a damaging 2-1 home defeat against title rivals Tottenham on Sunday.

Thursday Kickoff: Kompany, Liverpool, Blanc and more

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One of the Premier League star's most decorated defenders looks set to return in the very near future, while one club's supporters have succeeded in halting the seemingly never-ending increase in ticket prices.

Vincent Kompany could make his return to action this weekend against Tottenham. The Manchester City centerback hasplayed just nine minutes over the past three months due to a calf injury.

Goal-shy Crystal Palace give Manchester City chance to gain ground in title race

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It is a signal of Manchester City's inconsistency that they have not managed to string together two successive Premier League victories since mid-October. Yet it is a sign of the division's unpredictability that despite this, Manuel Pellegrini's side remain just three points off the top as they go into Saturday's home match against Crystal Palace.

Goal-shy Crystal Palace give Manchester City chance to gain ground in title race

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It is a signal of Manchester City's inconsistency that they have not managed to string together two successive Premier League victories since mid-October. Yet it is a sign of the division's unpredictability that despite this, Manuel Pellegrini's side remain just three points off the top as they go into Saturday's home match against Crystal Palace.

Pellegrini: Kompany could be sidelined until ‘the last part of the season’

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany could be sidelined with a calf injury until "the last part of the season," manager Manuel Pellegrini revealed on Tuesday. Kompany, 29, has made just 12 appearances this season due to a succession of calf problems.

The Belgium center back's latest injury, sustained during City's 4-1 win over Sunderland on Dec.

Pellegrini: Kompany could be sidelined until ‘the last part of the season’

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany could be sidelined with a calf injury until "the last part of the season," manager Manuel Pellegrini revealed on Tuesday. Kompany, 29, has made just 12 appearances this season due to a succession of calf problems.

The Belgium center back's latest injury, sustained during City's 4-1 win over Sunderland on Dec.

Albrighton: Manchester City ‘a test’ of Leicester’s staying power

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Leicester City winger Marc Albrighton says the Premier League leaders can bounce back from defeat to Liverpool against title rivals Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.

While Leicester's 15-goal top scorer Jamie Vardy is expected to be fully fit after a virus, City will be without injured captain Vincent Kompany.

Albrighton: Manchester City ‘a test’ of Leicester’s staying power

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Leicester City winger Marc Albrighton says the Premier League leaders can bounce back from defeat to Liverpool against title rivals Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.

While Leicester's 15-goal top scorer Jamie Vardy is expected to be fully fit after a virus, City will be without injured captain Vincent Kompany.

‘Invincible’ Vincent Kompany vows to fight back from new injury misery

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Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany described himself as "invincible" on Saturday despite seeing his latest injury comeback last just eight minutes.

The 29-year-old Belgian international came on as a second-half substitute in the 4-1 win over Sunderland after eight matches out with a calf injury.

‘Invincible’ Vincent Kompany vows to fight back from new injury misery

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Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany described himself as "invincible" on Saturday despite seeing his latest injury comeback last just eight minutes.

The 29-year-old Belgian international came on as a second-half substitute in the 4-1 win over Sunderland after eight matches out with a calf injury.

Video: Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini on Vincent Kompany’s injury

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Evening Ticker: Guardiola reportedly accepts Man City job; Van Gaal rips media; and more

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Pep Guardiola already set the date on when he would be leaving his job at Bayern Munich, and after a week of speculation about his various options, the Spanish manager has reportedly settled on the joining the club he has been linked with for months.

German media outlet Bild is reporting that Guardiola has accepted a job with English Premier League side Manchester City, meaning current manager Manuel Pelligrini will be out of a job.

Macnhester City are stuck in neutral until Vincent Kompany and Pablo Zabaleta return

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This time last year, talk of Vincent Kompany's inconsistency began defining his reputation, with the once vaunted central defender reduced to a precarious place among soccer's elite. Now, with Manchester City undefeated in the league when the imposing Belgian is in the lineup, the debate about his value has gone silent.

Macnhester City are stuck in neutral until Vincent Kompany and Pablo Zabaleta return

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This time last year, talk of Vincent Kompany's inconsistency began defining his reputation, with the once vaunted central defender reduced to a precarious place among soccer's elite. Now, with Manchester City undefeated in the league when the imposing Belgian is in the lineup, the debate about his value has gone silent.

Arsenal v Manchester City: Predictions & Betting Tips

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Arsenal entertain Manchester City in the final Premier League game before Christmas in what promises to be a mouth-watering affair.

Both sides would have the opportunity to spend Christmas Day top of the table should Leicester City slip up at Everton on Saturday.

The Best Bits: Man City 1-4 Liverpool (Photos)

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Manchester City 1-4 Liverpool Premier League 21st November 2015

Liverpool produced an outstanding performance away at Manchester City in Saturday's late game, with Jurgen Klopp's ‘rock'n'roll football' ripping through the Etihad to the tune of an incredible 4-1 scoreline.

The Reds were sharp from the first whistle and found themselves ahead after just seven minutes, when Eliaquim Mangala awkwardly put through his own net.

Vincent Kompany withdraws from Belgium squad

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has withdrawn from the Belgium squad for their friendlies against Italy and Spain.The 29-year-old, who was not involved in full training with his country on Tuesday or Wednesday, was the subject of a club-versus-country row during the previous international break when he played in a Euro 2016 qualifier against Israel despite assertions from City boss Manuel Pellegrini that he was unfit because of a calf injury.

Vincent Kompany withdraws from Belgium squad

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has withdrawn from the Belgium squad for their friendlies against Italy and Spain.The 29-year-old, who was not involved in full training with his country on Tuesday or Wednesday, was the subject of a club-versus-country row during the previous international break when he played in a Euro 2016 qualifier against Israel despite assertions from City boss Manuel Pellegrini that he was unfit because of a calf injury.

Manuel Pellegrini denies he is punishing Vincent Kompany for playing for Belgium

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Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed suggestions he is punishing his Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany for playing for Belgium. Kompany has been on the bench for both City games since Pellegrini expressed frustration that the defender played for his country in a Euro 2016 qualifier last week. The 29-year-old had missed City's previous five games with a calf injury, and Pellegrini had insisted he would not be fit to play during the international break.

Manuel Pellegrini denies he is punishing Vincent Kompany for playing for Belgium

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Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed suggestions he is punishing his Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany for playing for Belgium. Kompany has been on the bench for both City games since Pellegrini expressed frustration that the defender played for his country in a Euro 2016 qualifier last week. The 29-year-old had missed City's previous five games with a calf injury, and Pellegrini had insisted he would not be fit to play during the international break.

Vincent Kompany open to MLS move

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Vincent Kompany is certainly enjoying his time at Manchester City, but the Belgian centerback already has his eyes set on his potential next destination.

The Man City starsays he would be very open to making an MLS move upon the expiration of his current contract.

City star doubtful for crucial clash against Manchester United

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Manchester City have more injury worries for the upcoming derby against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Their skipper Vincent Kompany is doubtful for the crucial clash against his side's arch-rivals in the Premier League clash on Sunday, according to Manuel Pellegrini.

Pellegrini criticizes Wilmots for playing Kompany during international break

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has hit out at Belgium after captain Vincent Kompany featured in their final Euro 2016 qualifier this week.Kompany was called up for international duty despite missing City's last five games with a calf injury.

Pellegrini had insisted that his influential skipper would not be fit for either of the games against Andorra or Israel but Belgium coach Marc Wilmots fielded him in the latter.

Pellegrini criticizes Wilmots for playing Kompany during international break

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has hit out at Belgium after captain Vincent Kompany featured in their final Euro 2016 qualifier this week.Kompany was called up for international duty despite missing City's last five games with a calf injury.

Pellegrini had insisted that his influential skipper would not be fit for either of the games against Andorra or Israel but Belgium coach Marc Wilmots fielded him in the latter.

Belgium prepared to defy Pellegrini and play Kompany against Isreal

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Vincent Kompany could feature for Belgium in Tuesday's Euro 2016 qualifying clash with Israel in Brussels.The centerback has missed the last five games in all competitions for Manchester City due to a calf problem, and prior to the current international break, Blues manager Manuel Pellegrini's verdict on Kompany, with regard to his chances of being involved in his country's forthcoming matches against Andorra and Israel , was "he cannot play".

Belgium prepared to defy Pellegrini and play Kompany against Isreal

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Vincent Kompany could feature for Belgium in Tuesday's Euro 2016 qualifying clash with Israel in Brussels.The centerback has missed the last five games in all competitions for Manchester City due to a calf problem, and prior to the current international break, Blues manager Manuel Pellegrini's verdict on Kompany, with regard to his chances of being involved in his country's forthcoming matches against Andorra and Israel , was "he cannot play".

Vincent Kompany’s calf injury will keep him out of Belgium’s next Euro 2016 qualifiers

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has told Belgium their captain Vincent Kompany will not be fit for their final Euro 2016 qualifiers.Kompany has been named in the Belgium squad for their upcoming fixtures against Andorra and Israel despite missing City's last four games with a calf injury.

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Man City Fans Baffled After Vincent Kompany Begins Tweeting Hour-Long Nursery Rhyme Compilations

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Many Man City fans were left baffled in the aftermath of their Boxing Day victory over Sunderland whenclub captain Vincent Kompany began Tweeting links to nursery rhyme compilation videos on Youtube.

The Belgian centre-half made his long-awaited return from injury against the Black Cats but lasted a matter ofminutes before having to be subbed off again after over-stretching and doing himself yet another muscular whoopsie.

Union land Stewart for SD, recaps and reactions to Sunday’s season ending win, more

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Union announce Earnie Stewart will be club's sporting director beginning Jan 1. Recaps and reaction to Union win in season finale. More news.