Villa fight back from 2-0 down but suffer heartbreak at the Etihad.
Chelsea youngster Patrick Bamford is a target for Southampton next season as they look to bolster their attacking options, sources have told ESPN FC.
Jose Mourinho has hit back at Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger as he defended his team's tactics ahead of their trip to Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
Sources have confirmed that Ilkay Gundogan has informed Borussia Dortmund that he wants to leave the club in the summer.
Arsene Wenger says he has "no big regrets" over Arsenal's failure to sign Eden Hazard before his switch to Chelsea, saying: "It was not feasible."
Formula One world champion tops list for second year in a row, while former McLaren team-mate Jenson Button drops to third behind England captain Wayne Rooney.
Tickets already being offered on secondary seller websites after official outlets sell out within minutes on Thursday.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said he would not discuss reports that PSV Eindhoven winger Memphis Depay had travelled to Manchester.
Five-time champion closes session ahead of Matthew Stevens but Chinese potter also looking strong.
James Anderson produces fine morning of bowling before batsmen clinch series lead.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom gets his claret and blues mixed up while speaking at a political event in Croydon.
Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard will be honoured for their contributions to English football by the Professional Footballers' Association at the week
Enjoys rapturous reception at Surrey course but no winner for 20-time champion.
Defending champion Alexander Levy faltered late after a strong third-round start Saturday, falling into a four-way tie for the lead at the Volvo China Open.
Caroline Wozniacki will play Angelique Kerber in the final of the Porsche Grand Prix after they won their semifinals in contrasting fashion on Saturday.
Steven Gerrard makes his 500th Premier League appearance but Brendan Rodgers' side held to 0-0 draw at West Brom.
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman says he'd stay with his Saints team next season even if Barcelona or Real Madrid came calling.
Defending champion Kei Nishikori is back in the final of the Barcelona Open after beating Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-1, 6-2. The top-seeded Japanese will face Spaniard Pablo Andujar.
Northampton Saints 25-20 Saracens: Stephen Myler boots league leaders to victory over title rivals in Milton Keynes.
Mark Selby suffered a shock second-round defeat exit at the World Championship after qualifier Anthony McGill secured a 13-9 victory at the Crucible.
Everton midfielder Ross Barkley is "too young" to move to Manchester City at the end of this season, according to teammate Gareth Barry.
Louis van Gaal has admitted he is worried that David de Gea's delay in signing a new contract means he's likely to reject it.
Badou Jack outpointed Anthony Dirrell to take the WBC super-middleweight title and Danny Jacobs defended his WBA middleweight title by stopping Caleb Truax on Friday night at the UIC Pavilion.
Hudson Swafford didn't want to dwell on the pressure of the high-stakes weekend that awaits him.
Having failed to beat Jose Mourinho on 12 previous occasions, Arsene Wenger can end a personal hoodoo on Sunday. A victory for Arsenal over Chelsea would also lay down a marker for next season, writes James Dall.
Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt describes rival Tyson Gay's reduced punishment as "the stupidest thing I've ever heard."
Simona Halep of Romania and Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark will meet in the semifinals of the Porsche Grand Prix after winning their respective quarterfinals on Friday.
British running icon Paula Radcliffe tells Simon Barnes about her career highs and lows and her passion for fighting drug cheats as she prepares for a London Marathon celebration.
Judd Trump is safely through to the second round of the World Championship after holding off a fightback from qualifier Stuart Carrington to secure a 10-6 victory at the Crucible.
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson appears set to remain available for selection after being charged with three offences of sexual activity with a child.