Related

Article

Richards targets derby return

21 March 2013 14:54

Manchester City defender Micah Richards is hopeful of returning from injury in time to face Manchester United in a potential double header.

The city rivals are set to meet in the English Premier League at Old Trafford on April 8 and, should both teams progress beyond the last eight, will contest an FA Cup semi-final at Wembley just six days later.

And the 24-year-old is eyeing a high-profile return to Roberto Mancini's squad ahead of those fixtures.

"I think the Newcastle match (on March 30) will come too soon for me, though I hope to have been training normally by then," Richards told reporters.

"Realistically, I'm looking more to the game away to United and then the FA Cup semi-final, maybe against United again, to be properly involved again – two relaxing games in a week on the horizon.

"I'll be trying my best to get back into the squad. It will be great just to be back among the lads and getting a feel for everything again."

Sponsored links

Monday 26 January

Sunday 25 January

23:46
23:00
22:58
22:49
22:03
21:14
21:06
21:02
20:53
19:49
19:48
19:43
19:40
19:26
18:56
18:27
18:12
18:01
17:54
17:52
17:23
17:15
16:58
16:56
16:27
16:01
14:48
13:57
13:47
13:05
12:34
12:05
11:53
11:50
11:04
11:00
10:33
10:28
10:00
03:14
02:37
01:47
01:28
00:52
00:03

Saturday 24 January

23:41
23:41
23:26
22:57
22:44
22:01
22:01
21:56
21:51
21:11
21:05
20:56
20:43
20:25
20:22
20:00
19:56
19:48
19:40
19:34
19:30
19:22
19:22
19:17
19:04
19:02
19:01
18:52
18:47
18:38
18:29
18:20
18:15
18:10
18:06
18:06
18:01
17:57
17:55
17:24
16:48
15:53
15:29
15:23
14:30
13:41
13:13
12:05
11:22
10:28
05:15
04:48
04:46
04:06
00:04

Facebook