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Manchester City win English Premier League title

Thrilling comeback against QPR on final day of season helps City trump rivals United

Manchester City win English Premier League title
Vincent Kompany, the captain of Manchester City, lifts the trophy following the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium. (Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Goalkeeper Joe Hart of Manchester City celebrates winning the title as the final whistle blows during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium. (Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Manchester City players celebrate with the Premier League trophy after their 3-2 victory over Queens Park Rangers in the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on May 13, 2012. Manchester City won the game 3-2 to secure their first title since 1968. This is the first time that the Premier league title has been decided on goal-difference, Manchester City and Manchester United both finishing on 89 points. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero celebrates his late winning goal with team-mates during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on May 13, 2012. Manchester City won the game 3-2 to secure their first title since 1968. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Queens Park Rangers' French striker Djibril Cisse celebrates scoring his goal with team-mates during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on May 13, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Carlos Tevez of Manchester City clashes with Joey Barton of QPR after being fouled during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 13, 2012 in Manchester, England. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Former Manchester City players Tony Book (L) and Mike Summerbee (R) carry out the trophy for the presentation following the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 13, 2012 in Manchester, England. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
The Manchester City players celebrate with the trophy following the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 13, 2012 in Manchester, England. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
(L-R) Roberto Mancini the manager of Manchester City and Carlos Tevez of Manchester City celebrate with the trophy following the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 13, 2012 in Manchester, England. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Joey Barton of QPR causes a fracas after being shown the red card by Referee Mike Dean during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 13, 2012 in Manchester, England. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
The counter measuring how many years it is since Manchester City has won the League title is reset to zero following the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 13, 2012 in Manchester, England. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Roberto Mancini the manager of Manchester City and his backroom staff pose with the trophy following the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 13, 2012 in Manchester, England. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Teammates David Silva and Joe Hart of Manchester City celebrate following the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 13, 2012 in Manchester, England. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Pablo Zabaleta (C) of Manchester City celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 13, 2012 in Manchester, England. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Manchester City's Italian manager Roberto Mancini celebrates with the Premier League trophy on the pitch after their 3-2 victory over Queens Park Rangers in the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on May 13, 2012. Manchester City won the game 3-2 to secure their first title since 1968. This is the first time that the Premier league title has been decided on goal-difference, Manchester City and Manchester United both finishing on 89 points. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Manchester City's supporters celebrate after their team's 3-2 victory over Queens Park Rangers in the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on May 13, 2012. Manchester City won the game 3-2 to secure their first title since 1968. This is the first time that the Premier league title has been decided on goal-difference, Manchester City and Manchester United both finishing on 89 points. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Manchester City's supporters celebrate after their team's 3-2 victory over Queens Park Rangers in the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on May 13, 2012. Manchester City won the game 3-2 to secure their first title since 1968. This is the first time that the Premier league title has been decided on goal-difference, Manchester City and Manchester United both finishing on 89 points. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Manchester City's players and supporters celebrate on the pitch after their 3-2 victory over Queens Park Rangers in the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on May 13, 2012. Manchester City won the game 3-2 to secure their first title since 1968. This is the first time that the Premier league title has been decided on goal-difference, Manchester City and Manchester United both finishing on 89 points. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
Manchester City's chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak (L) applauds before the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on May 13, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City win English Premier League title
(L-R) Gael Clichy and Joleon Lescott of Manchester City celebrate following the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 13, 2012 in Manchester, England. (AFP/Getty Images)