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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.com374 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.com116 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 »

Talk of splits in the Manchester City camp is nonsense, says Milner

Posted Thursday, November 04, 2010 by theguardian.com81 hits

Roberto Mancini, manager of Manchester City, and James Milner face the media in Poznan Poznan is famed for its picturesque old town square, the Stary Rynek, its international trade fairs and the vibrancy of its university nightlife. A few Manchester City players are partial to a student party but it is safe to assume Gareth Barry and company will not be taking the opportunity to reprise exploit...Full Story »

Emmanuel Adebayor defends row with Manchester City team-mate

Posted Wednesday, November 03, 2010 by theguardian.com72 hits

“Sometimes you have to shout and bawl to try and get a reaction from your team-mates" says Adebayor.   Emmanuel Adebayor has spoken of his belief that he did nothing wrong when he became embroiled in a heated exchange with his Manchester City team-mate Vincent Kompany during their 2-1 defeat to Wolves. The two players could be seen angrily remonstrating with each other as City s...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini baffled by Manchester City's 'worst performance'

Posted Monday, November 01, 2010 by theguardian.com43 hits

Roberto Mancini said playing two strikers, Emmanuel Adebayor and Mario Balotelli, was no excuse for the 2-1 defeat.  Roberto Mancini was baffled by Manchester City's defeat and has admitted that if he cannot figure out what went wrong then their title ambitions are doomed. This was City's second successive defeat and alarmed Mancini much more than the first, since his players had performe...Full Story »

Sobering experience for City as Wolves pounce

Posted Sunday, October 31, 2010 by YAHOO Sport20 hits

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AFP) - Roberto Mancini endured another sobering experience in charge of Manchester City after David Edwards condemned the super-spenders to their second successive defeat. Edwards piled more pressure on Mancini with the second-half winner to gift Wolves only their second victory of the season. And days after Mancini warned his players against the perils of alcohol he mu...Full Story »

Wolves hit back to shock Man City 2-1

Posted Sunday, October 31, 2010 by YAHOO Sport30 hits

By MARK HENDRY STATS European Football Writer= LONDON (SE) - Robert Mancini blasted his under-performing Manchester City players after they had slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at Wolverhampton on Saturday. City took an early lead but their plucky rivals came from behind to snatch only their second win of the Premier League season. Mancini admitted he was shocked and disappointed at the way Manc...Full Story »

Stoke City 0, Everton 1

Posted Sunday, October 31, 2010 by YAHOO Sport18 hits

By GEOFF McALLISTER STATS European Football Writer= LONDON (SE) - Nigeria international Yakubu scored his first goal of the season as Everton continued their revival with a 1-0 win over Stoke at Goodison Park. Kenwyne Jones went close for Stoke before Yakubu failed to score after being played clear in the first half. Tuncay had a goal ruled out for pushing for Stoke before Yakubu settled it w...Full Story »

Birmingham City-Aston Villa Preview

Posted Saturday, October 30, 2010 by 62 hits

LONDON (SE) - Gerard Houllier is backing Aston Villa striker Emile Heskey to shoot down old club Birmingham in Sunday's Midlands derby. Heskey was pilloried by Villa fans after missing a sitter during last weekend's 1-0 defeat at Sunderland but bounced back by scoring the winner in Wednesday’s 2-1 League Cup victory over Burnley. Houllier has indicated that goal after coming on as substi...Full Story »

Carlos Tevez Ruled Out Of Manchester City's Clash With Wolves Due To Thigh Injury

Posted Friday, October 29, 2010 by YAHOO Sport24 hits

Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez is set to miss Saturday's trip to Wolves with a thigh injury. Tevez, 26, suffered a dead leg during the 3-0 defeat to Arsenal last Sunday and was forced off early in the second half. Manager Roberto Mancini had hoped the Argentine would be fit to feature at Molineux but the game will come too soon. City do not consider the injury to be serious, however, an...Full Story »

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