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Scunthorpe vs Man City Preview

Posted Saturday, January 23, 2010 by ESPN28 hits

David Mirfin is confident Scunthorpe can bring Man City back down to earth in Sunday's FA Cup fourth round tie at Glanford Park. Money-bags City are riding on the crest of a wave after their 2-1 victory against arch-rivals Manchester United in the first leg of the Carling Cup semi-final on Tuesday night. But Nigel Adkins' Coca-Cola Championship side are not short of confidence having won two o...Full Story »

Milan VP Galliani Declares Inter Favorites For City Derby

Posted Saturday, January 23, 2010 by Goal.com27 hits

AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has admitted he thinks Inter are the favorites going into Sunday’s city derby. According to Italian daily Corriere Dello Sport, Galliani said, in a Radio interview due to be broadcast tomorrow, “Inter are first in the standings so they are the favorites.” Inter currently sit atop of the Serie A table, six points ahead of rivals Milan a...Full Story »

Kansas City Wizards Sign Two International Players

Posted Friday, January 22, 2010 by Goal.com16 hits

Wizards Add Midfielder Stéphane Auvray of Guadeloupe, Defender Pablo Escobar of Colombia The Kansas City Wizards announced Thursday that the club has signed two international players to Major League Soccer contracts. Midfielder Stéphane Auvray of the Guadeloupe national team joins the Wizards after playing professionally in France for 10 years. Defender Pablo Escobar of Colombia com...Full Story »

Manchester City's Tevez Issues Explosive Attack Against United's Neville

Posted Friday, January 22, 2010 by Goal.com30 hits

Argentine insists Neville was wrong to show him "a lack of respect." Carlos Tevez has labeled his former Manchester United team-mate Gary Neville a "boot-licking moron" as the row between the two players took a fresh twist. Tevez was angered by Neville’s assertion on the eve of Manchester City’s 2-1 League Cup victory over United that he was "not worth" the £25 million it woul...Full Story »

Patrice Evra: Manchester United Care About Trophies Not Beating Manchester City

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2010 by Goal.com18 hits

Frenchman stokes up rivalry ahead of semi-final. EPL: Patrice Evra - Stephen Carr, Manchester United - Birmingham Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra has claimed that the Red Devils care little for beating Manchester City in this week's League Cup semi-final. They could be playing anyone, he asserts, and are focused on winning another trophy, not claiming local bragging rights. "We know...Full Story »

Moyes: City broke rules in Lescott pursuit

Posted Sunday, January 17, 2010 by PA16 hits

Everton manager David Moyes has accused Manchester City of "breaking the rules" and having "no class" in their pursuit of Joleon Lescott.The England defender moved to Eastlands for £22million in the summer following a protracted transfer. Moyes still feels aggrieved and stated his case ahead of the meeting between the two clubs on Saturday evening. "There is no doubt Manchester City treated us w...Full Story »

Chelsea facing £18.5m bill for former City striker Daniel Sturridge

Posted Friday, January 15, 2010 by theguardian.com26 hits

Daniel Sturridge has now played eight games since his controversial move from Manchester City last summer. Chelsea have been left to digest the cost of signing Daniel Sturridge from Manchester City last summer, and it could be as much as £18.5m over the course of the striker's four-year contract. The London club were ordered by a Premier League-convened tribunal, which was set up to solv...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini uncorks the red wine to shake up Manchester City diet

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2010 by theguardian.com27 hits

Roberto Mancini wants his Manchester City team to change their diets in order to be more successful on the field. Roberto Mancini has revealed that he is aiming to shake up his players' diets at Manchester City by adding Italian favourites such as pizza to the menu, served with a glass of wine. Hailing from a culture where alcohol is sipped at mealtimes instead of necked at speed in pubs and n...Full Story »

David James set for surprise switch to Stoke City

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2010 by theguardian.com16 hits

David James could be about to swap Fratton Park for the Britannia Stadium. The Portsmouth goalkeeper David James is set to join Stoke City on loan until the end of the season, according to reports last night. The move is thought to hinge on Portsmouth's willingness to pay a proportion of the player's wages, though the south coast club's financial situation could preclude such an agreement. Ja...Full Story »

Tevez claims City hat-trick

Posted Monday, January 11, 2010 by PA12 hits

Carlos Tevez scored his first Manchester City hat-trick to send Roberto Mancini's men soaring into the top four following their 4-1 victory over Blackburn.It may have been snowing in these parts recently but Tevez is on a real hot streak.His seven-minute opener put City in charge, and then, after Micah Richards had added a brilliant second, he scored twice more after the interval to take his go...Full Story »

'Let's not reach for the stars too soon,' says Birmingham City's Alex McLeish

Posted Monday, January 11, 2010 by theguardian.com19 hits

Alex McLeish, left, shakes hands with Sir Alex Ferguson, his former manager at Aberdeen, after the 1-1 draw between Birmingham City and Manchester United. Photograph:  Getty Images There can be no better barometer of Birmingham City's progress this season than the disappointment etched on the faces of Alex McLeish's players after the final whistle on Saturday. Not so long ago holding Manch...Full Story »

Charlie Adam's equaliser completes a troublesome week for Cardiff City

Posted Sunday, January 10, 2010 by theguardian.com16 hits

Blackpool's Charlie Adam and Cardiff's Chris Burke compete at the Cardiff City Stadium. Photograph: Action Images It took mountains of salt and shedloads of shovels to get this game on. Cardiff may wish they had not bothered. Charlie Adam's second-half equaliser gave Blackpool a deserved point, consigned the Bluebirds to a third game without a win and provided a disappointing end to a troubleso...Full Story »

Man City v Blackburn Preview

Posted Saturday, January 09, 2010 by BBC.com17 hits

Barclays Premier LeagueVenue: City of Manchester Stadium Date: Monday, 11 January 2009Kick-off: 2000 GMTCoverage: Live on ESPN, BBC Sport website, BBC Radio 5 Live, local radio I'm going to go for a comfortable City win here. City have real competition for places, they're already making moves in the transfer market - though I'm not sure how much impact Patrick Vieira will have for them - and...Full Story »

Birmingham City sign Sporting Gijon midfielder Michel

Posted Friday, January 08, 2010 by BBC.com28 hits

Birmingham City have signed playmaker Michel from Sporting Gijon for £3m. The deal is subject to the 24-year-old midfielder, who Birmingham boss Alex McLeish tried to sign in the summer, passing a medical. Michel is due to say his goodbyes to Sporting on Friday before departing for England to undergo his medical. The Spaniard, who will be McLeish's first signing of the transfer window,...Full Story »

Uefa warns Chelsea and Manchester City over huge losses

Posted Thursday, January 07, 2010 by theguardian.com22 hits

Roman Abramovich, the Chelsea owner, faces a threat over the club's losses from Uefa. Photograph: PA Manchester City and Chelsea face being excluded from the Champions League unless they can work the huge losses both have announced over the past seven days down to break-even levels within four seasons. Uefa is working up formal regulations that will entrench Michel Platini's plan to ensure that...Full Story »

City record £93m loss – and worse is to come

Posted Wednesday, January 06, 2010 by The Independent30 hits

Manchester City will today announce losses of £92.6m for the last financial year, the second-biggest single-year loss for any club in the history of English football, after Chelsea – and City's figures do not even take into account the summer's £125m spending spree. City's staggering losses are more than twice the £44.4m annual losses announced last month by Chelsea but t...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini targets Patrick Vieira for Man City

Posted Wednesday, January 06, 2010 by BBC.com20 hits

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini wants to sign Patrick Vieira and the Inter Milan midfielder is interested in making the move, BBC Sport understands. Vieira, 33, is believed to be intrigued by the possibility of returning to England, where he has not played since leaving Arsenal for Juventus in 2005. The France captain is out of favour at Inter and wants first-team football. Other c...Full Story »

Manchester City plot to rescue Patrick Vieira from Inter misery

Posted Tuesday, January 05, 2010 by theguardian.com32 hits

Patrick Vieira has lost his place at Inter and is believed to be intrigued by a move to Manchester City. Roberto Mancini, Manchester City's new manager, is trying to bring one of the Premier League's greatest ever players back to England after putting in place a possible deal for Patrick Vieira. The former Arsenal captain, whose clashes with Roy Keane came to symbolise the London club's rival...Full Story »

Middlesbrough 0 - 1 Man City

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2010 by BBC.com23 hits

Just over 12,000 supporters were in attendance to for the visit of Man City Manchester City edged past a spirited Middlesbrough side to maintain Roberto Mancini's unblemished record and book a place in the FA Cup fourth round. Benjani broke the deadlock on the stroke of half-time when he swept home an incisive pass from Martin Petrov. Boro impressed with their workrate and commitment, but st...Full Story »

Giant among Imps: why Chris Sutton is loving life at Lincoln City

Posted Saturday, January 02, 2010 by theguardian.com93 hits

Chris Sutton won league titles in England and Scotland but has started at the bottom in his managerial career with perennial strugglers Lincoln City. It can be strange sometimes watching an ex-pro trying to make the transition into becoming the gaffer and, initially, it takes some getting used to seeing Chris Sutton, this tall, familiar figure synonymous with big-money transfers and the inaugu...Full Story »

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