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West Ham v Man City Preview: Mario Balotelli Must Fill Boots of Carlos Tevez

Posted Saturday, December 11, 2010 by hits

PREMIER LEAGUE: UPTON PARK, SATURDAY DECEMBER 11, 2010. KICK-OFF: 1500 GMT West Ham's hopes of a full-blown revival were punctured by Sunderland last weekend where they went down 1-0 at the Stadium of Light. It was a distinctly average performance from the Hammers after their triumphant win over Manchester United in the Carling Cup. Now manager Avram Grant is under pressure to haul them o...Full Story »

Learn to win without Carlos Tevez, Roberto Mancini tells City players

Posted Friday, December 10, 2010 by theguardian.com78 hits

Carlos Tevez is suspended for Manchester City's match against West Ham after picking up five bookings. Roberto Mancini has challenged his Manchester City players to rid themselves of what he perceives to be an over-dependence on Carlos Tevez and show they can cope without their leading scorer. Tevez will be suspended from tomorrow's game at West Ham United, his former club, after picking up f...Full Story »

Man City vs Red Bull Salzburg Preview

Posted Wednesday, December 01, 2010 by BBC.com312 hits

EUROPA LEAGUE GROUP A Venue: City of Manchester Stadium Date: Wednesday 1 December Kick-off: 2005 GMT Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, plus live text commentary on BBC Sport website; live television coverage on channel Five. Argentinian defender Zabaleta (right) is set to return Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini can pick from a near full squad for the home Europa League ma...Full Story »

Stoke vs. Man City Preview & Tips

Posted Saturday, November 27, 2010 by Gambling-guru.com175 hits

Stoke City can continue its dramatic turnaround at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday if it manages to put away a stalling Manchester City in the Premier League. Stoke vs. Man City Trends AnalysisStoke and Man City have been evenly weighted rivals in the last decade. In six encounters both teams have claimed two wins, while two matches ended on level scores. Neither club has managed an away win...Full Story »

Fulham Manager Mark Hughes Distances Himself From Move For Manchester City Goalkeeper Shay Given

Posted Saturday, November 27, 2010 by YAHOO Sport34 hits

Fulham manager Mark Hughes has distanced himself from reports he is set to move for Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given. The Cottagers have been linked with numerous players within the last few weeks, but Hughes suggested that many of the rumours had little element of truth. "We're getting linked with a lot of players, a number in the press today. More often than not they're normally w...Full Story »

Manchester City are focusing on pushing for the title rather than criticism, says midfielder James Milner

Posted Tuesday, November 23, 2010 by theguardian.com98 hits

James Milner, the Manchester City midfielder, wants his team-mates to ignore the critics and concentrate on maintaining their Premier League title challenge. Getting better: James Milner feels Manchester City will continue to improve given time, after their influx of new signings during the summer Sunday’s 4-1 victory at Fulham was perhaps the best performance by City so far this season...Full Story »

Manchester City's Italy Striker Mario Balotelli: I Want To Play With Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Posted Wednesday, November 17, 2010 by Goal.com428 hits

Italy striker Mario Balotelli wants to play with Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Milan as he makes a brave and bold assessment of his future. "I want to play with 'Ibra'," he told La Gazzetta dello Sport. Balotelli played with the hitman at Inter, and, having been at San Siro to watch his former team-mate in action in Sunday's derby win over Inter, he wants to be part of the action. "I hope it happen...Full Story »

Hart out of France match and returns to Man City for treatment

Posted Wednesday, November 17, 2010 by Mirrorfootbal49 hits

Joe Hart has been sent back to Manchester City for treatment on the back spasm he suffered during training yesterday ahead of England's friendly with France. Hart's place will now almost certainly go to Birmingham's Ben Foster, leaving the City man to hope he recovers in time for Sunday's Premier League trip to Fulham. The 23-year-old has been an ever-present for England since the World Cup,...Full Story »

Fans abuse Roberto Mancini after Manchester City draw blanks

Posted Monday, November 15, 2010 by theguardian.com211 hits

Manchester City's Carlos Tevez pulls his neck warmer over his eyes after missing a chance against Birmingham City. Manchester City, once again, left their fans craving more. This was another performance to frustrate their supporters – the most expensively assembled team in English football lacking the wit to break down an obdurate Birmingham side – and the crowd's dissatisfaction ma...Full Story »

Manchester City preparing £20m bid for Sunderland's Jordan Henderson

Posted Saturday, November 13, 2010 by theguardian.com491 hits

Both Manchester City and Manchester United are interested in signing Sunderland's Jordan Henderson. Manchester City are hoping that their unrivalled transfer funds will help see off competition from Manchester United to prise Jordan Henderson away from Sunderland. Henderson, expected to win his first call-up today to the England squad for Wednesday's friendly against France at Wembley, is als...Full Story »

Man City v Man United preview

Posted Wednesday, November 10, 2010 by Teamtalk.com299 hits

Team news ahead of Wednesday evening's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Manchester United at Eastlands (kick-off 8pm). Sir Alex Ferguson is crossing his fingers that the virus that has swept the United camp since their return from Turkey last week does not wreck their bid for a derby-day win. After losing several key players for the weekend win over Wolves, Ferguson had to s...Full Story »

The Question: Why is Carlos Tevez so vital to Manchester City?

Posted Wednesday, November 10, 2010 by theguardian.com155 hits

His goals help, but it is more than just that – the Argentinian is the ultimate team man, perfect for the central role in City's 4-3-3 One of Carlos Tevez's great strengths is his selflessness, his willingness to vacate central positions to create space for others.   Manchester City with Carlos Tevez and Manchester City without Carlos Tevez are two different teams. Since Robert...Full Story »

Fergie: Beating City is not a priority

Posted Wednesday, November 10, 2010 by Mirrorfootbal40 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson has dismissed the title challenge posed by Manchester City and claimed reigning champions Chelsea remain the team to beat this season. Despite all the hype and interest surrounding mega-rich City and tonight's showdown with his United side, Fergie remains convinced Chelsea - despite their defeat at Liverpool on Sunday - are the team to overhaul. And on the eve of the Manche...Full Story »

Fergie: City will spend £130m a summer till they taste glory

Posted Tuesday, November 09, 2010 by Mirrorfootbal132 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted Manchester City's new-found wealth and emergence as title contenders has elevated tomorrow's derby to a new level. City spent around £130million last summer in a bid to win the Premier League title this season and are currently just five points behind leaders Chelsea going into the derby at Eastlands. And United boss Fergie, who delighted in mocking City w...Full Story »

Tevez: I wish Rooney had quit United to join me at City

Posted Tuesday, November 09, 2010 by Mirrorfootbal245 hits

Carlos Tevez says he has no regrets about leaving Manchester United and says he wished Wayne Rooney had also defected to City. Rooney eventually signed a new five-year deal with United after being courted by City during his contract stand-off at Old Trafford. And on the eve of tomorrow's Manchester derby, Tevez said he would love to have teamed up with Rooney again at City. “I made th...Full Story »

Stoke City Vs Birmingham City preview and prediction 9 November

Posted Monday, November 08, 2010 by WOSB.com370 hits

The English Premier League football match between Stoke City (17th) and Birmingham City (15th) kicks off on at .2010 CET 9 November 2010. Stoke City has played 5 English Premier League matches this season on Britannia Stadium. On home ground Stoke City has won 2, drawn 1 and lost 2 matches. This ranks the Potters 15th in home team performance in the English Premier League. Birmingham City has ...Full Story »

City miss out on top spot

Posted Saturday, November 06, 2010 by PA20 hits

Brechin missed the chance to go top of the Second Division after they were held to a goalless draw by Stenhousemuir.Jim Weir's team began the game brightly and were given a golden opportunity to seize control of the match when Paul Quinn felled David McKenna in the area.But Neil Janczyk's placed spot-kick after 11 minutes was turned around the post by Alistair Brown.Stenhousemuir rallied after ...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini claims he is under fire at Manchester City because he is Italian

Posted Friday, November 05, 2010 by theguardian.com115 hits

• City manager rails against 'nationalist' English media• 'Why should I worry about being fired? This does not exist' Roberto Mancini will come under more scrutiny after defeat in Poland. Manchester City's manager, Roberto Mancini, believes he has been targeted by the English media because he is Italian and says he does not fear for his job. Reports have been circulating for the p...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini in denial as Manchester City lose third on spin

Posted Friday, November 05, 2010 by 166 hits

• 'This game was strange,' says Manchester City manager• Mancini happy with players after 3-1 loss to Lech Poznan Roberto Mancini said he was happy with his players despite the loss to Lech Poznan, City's third successive defeat. Roberto Mancini cut a defiant figure in the wake of Manchester City's third successive defeat tonight though critics of the Italian might say he was in de...Full Story »

Lech Poznan vs Man City

Posted Thursday, November 04, 2010 by ESPN192 hits

Jose Maria Bakero will take charge of his first game as Lech Poznan coach against Manchester City. Bakero takes over after Jacek Zielinski was sacked earlier this week due to disappointing results in the Polish league. Poznan are currently 14th in the league, but have been more successful in Europa League Group A, where they lie second, three points behind tomorrow's opponents. "Recent events...Full Story »

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