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Birmingham City v Brentford preview

Posted Tuesday, October 26, 2010 by Imscouting.com121 hits

Birmingham City v Brentford, Carling Cup, Fourth RoundTuesday, 26 October, St Andrews, Birmingham The Carling Cup resumes this week and the focus will surely be on two of the Premier League big boys.  Manchester United take on Wolves at Old Trafford, while Arsene Wenger looks likely to play an uncharacteristically strong side for the clash against Newcastle. In the last round, Northampton...Full Story »

Leicester v West Brom Preview: Chris Brunt Sounds the Baggies Charge

Posted Tuesday, October 26, 2010 by hits

CARLING CUP, THE WALKERS' STADIUM TUESDAY OCTOBER 26TH, KICK-OFF 1945 BST. Roberto Di Matteo has made such an impressive start at the Hawthorns that West Brom currently find themselves in the unchartered territory of the top six, briefly occupying a Champions League spot before Sunday's results. A quarter-final place is also up for grabs as Di Matteo prepares for an intriguing head-to-head w...Full Story »

Sheikh Mansour takes spending at City past half-billion mark

Posted Tuesday, October 26, 2010 by theguardian.com433 hits

Under the ownership of Sheikh Mansour, Manchester City's wage bill soared to £133m last season.  Manchester City's owners have injected another £80m into the club, taking Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al-Nahyan's investment since buying City in 2009 to more than £573m. According to documents released to Companies House last Monday, Mansour purchased 37,547,169 new shares in the ...Full Story »

City move top after win

Posted Saturday, October 23, 2010 by PA6 hits

Brechin moved to the top of the Second Division on goal difference with a 3-1 win at home to Airdrie.Neil Janczyk gave City the lead after 20 minutes with a stunning 25-yard effort into the top left-hand corner.However, the lead was shortlived as Airdrie replied just six minutes later, Anthony Watt finding the bottom corner with a well-struck shot.Brechin retook the lead 10 minutes after the re...Full Story »

Arsène Wenger: Manchester City have become rivals to match United

Posted Saturday, October 23, 2010 by theguardian.com287 hits

David Silva and Emmanuel Adebayor highlight the gulf in spending power between Manchester City and their rivals. Arsène Wenger believes tomorrow's opponents, Manchester City, can form a rivalry with Arsenal to match the one the Gunners already have with Manchester United. Roberto Mancini's side, who are second in the table and three points better off, having spent heavily on players last s...Full Story »

Man City edges Blackpool 3-2 to close gap at top

Posted Monday, October 18, 2010 by YAHOO Sport21 hits

BLACKPOOL, England (AP)—Manchester City closed the gap on leader Chelsea to two points after Carlos Tevez’s double helped to secure a 3-2 victory over Blackpool in the Premier League on Sunday. Tevez chipped home David Silva’s low cross to put City ahead in the 67th minute and the Argentina striker sent a deflected drive into the net 11 minutes later—soon after Marlon Ha...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini: I'd rather Manchester City players womanise than drink

Posted Sunday, October 17, 2010 by theguardian.com332 hits

'I do not understand players drinking until they are drunk … I tell my players it is better that they go with a woman than drink' Roberto Mancini says post-match drinking is 'part of the English culture'; a part he tries to discourage. For the average English football star in 2010, sexual liaisons have caused nothing but trouble. Wayne Rooney's encounters with a prostitute have ruined hi...Full Story »

Birmingham City 1, Arsenal 2

Posted Sunday, October 17, 2010 by YAHOO Sport22 hits

By NEIL RICHARDS STATS European Football Writer= LONDON (SE) - Arsene Wenger celebrated his 800th game in charge of Arsenal with a victory as his ten-man Gunners came from a goal down to beat Birmingham 2-1 in a controversial match at the Emirates Stadium. The equalising Arsenal penalty from Samir Nasri just before half-time was awarded for what seemed like a dive by Marouane Chamakh over the ...Full Story »

Arsenal - Birmingham City Preview: Cesc Fabregas not yet ready to return as Gunners look to get back on track

Posted Friday, October 15, 2010 by Goal.com87 hits

Arsene Wenger,Arsenal vs West Bromwich Albion TEAM NEWS Arsenal The north London club's fans will be disappointed to learn Cesc Fabregas is not quite ready to get back in action, after his recent absence has been keenly felt — especially in the last home game against West Bromwich Albion, where they slumped to a 3-2 defeat. "Cesc is very, very short and unlikely to be involved on Satur...Full Story »

Marseille may sue Manchester City's Nigel de Jong over Ben Arfa tackle

Posted Monday, October 11, 2010 by theguardian.com498 hits

Nigel de Jong breaks Hatem Ben Arfa's leg with his tackle at Eastlands on 3 October. Marseille may look to sue the Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong over the tackle that resulted in a double leg fracture for the forward Hatem Ben Arfa, currently on loan at Newcastle United. Jean-Claude Dassier, the chairman of Marseille, said that the club may look for further sanctions. "We will file ...Full Story »

Man City's Roberto Mancini enjoyed 'ballsy' bust-up with Carlos Tevez

Posted Thursday, October 07, 2010 by theguardian.com110 hits

Chin up: Roberto Mancini says his argument with Carlos Tevez was an 'alarm call' for Manchester City.  Roberto Mancini has confirmed he had an angry exchange with Carlos Tevez over tactics at half-time of Manchester City's game against Newcastle United but insisted there was no lingering bad feeling between himself and the Argentinian. Mancini had reacted aggressively when he heard Tevez ...Full Story »

Tevez furious with Mancini's negative tactics at Man City

Posted Tuesday, October 05, 2010 by theguardian.com275 hits

Manchester City's Carlos Tevez receives instructions from manager Roberto Mancini after scoring against Newcastle.  Carlos Tevez's volatile relationship with Roberto Mancini has descended into open hostility after a furious row between the Manchester City manager and captain at half-time of Sunday's 2-1 defeat of Newcastle United. The argument began when Mancini overheard Tevez making a d...Full Story »


Posted Sunday, October 03, 2010 by hits

KOLO TOURE can feel it. Smell it. Sense it. All the signs are there at Manchester City that Toure’s new club can emulate everything he achieved in his seven ­glorious years at ­Arsenal. Toure was a Premier League ­champion, won two FA Cups and was a dignified runner-up in the Champions League and twice more in the Premier. STAR OFFER: CLAIM £15 IN FREE BETS HERE! Now...Full Story »

Manchester City beefed up for bread-and-butter battle

Posted Sunday, October 03, 2010 by theguardian.com34 hits

Kolo Touré believes City are well equipped mentally and physically for Sunday's game against Newcastle. 'There are no easy games in the Premier League,' said Kolo Touré as Manchester City prepare to take on Newcastle on Sunday. Kolo Touré has been at Manchester City for long enough to know that stirring victories over the champions count for little if they are followed by points...Full Story »

Eriksson set to take charge of Leicester

Posted Sunday, October 03, 2010 by YAHOO Sport21 hits

LEICESTER, England (AP)—Former England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson is on the verge of taking charge of English second-tier club Leicester. The 62-year-old Eriksson, who attended Leicester’s 3-1 victory against Scunthorpe on Saturday, said he could sign a deal on Sunday. The central England team has called a media conference for Sunday. Eriksson said he is aware that new Thai owner Ai...Full Story »

Everton-Birmingham City Preview

Posted Friday, October 01, 2010 by YAHOO Sport50 hits

LONDON (SE) - Everton skipper Phil Neville has backed his Toffees team-mates to rediscover their ‘fighting spirit’ and sentence Birmingham to their first league defeat at St Andrew’s in more than a year on Saturday. Neville, whose side sit bottom of the Premier League and are still searching for a first win of the season, believes notorious slow-starters Everton have turned th...Full Story »

New York Red Bulls - Kansas City Wizards: Head To Head Preview

Posted Friday, October 01, 2010 by YAHOO Sport37 hits

Red Bulls by Terence Steed: The entire New York Red Bulls midfield is in great form.  From left to right: Joel Lindpere has consistently played at a high level all year.  Tony Tchani is coming into his own and plays much better when Rafa Marquez is his partner and Mehdi Ballouchy provides support.  Rafa Marquez‚Äôs demanding nature takes the pressure off the rest o...Full Story »

Blackburn Rovers-Stoke City Preview

Posted Friday, October 01, 2010 by YAHOO Sport16 hits

LONDON (SE) - Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce is hoping Brett Emerton’s first goal in two years will help revive the Australian’s career as they prepare to face Stoke at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday. Emerton came off the substitutes’ bench to score in injury time as Blackburn defeated newly-promoted Blackpool 2-1 at Bloomfield Road. Emerton, 31, has spent seven years at ...Full Story »

Manchester City's spending is 'not enough' says Juventus defender

Posted Wednesday, September 29, 2010 by theguardian.com131 hits

Tongues wagging: Juventus' Marco Motta (left) and Alessandro Del Piero, set to face big-spending Man City in the Europa League on Thursday. The Juventus defender Marco Motta has questioned big-spending Manchester City ahead of Thursday's Europa League meeting between the two sides, saying money alone is "not enough to obtain great results". Despite a purchasing spree by Roberto Mancini that sa...Full Story »

Lincoln City v Burton Albion

Posted Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by BBC.com26 hits

Npower League TwoVenue: Sincil Bank Date: Tuesday, 28 September Kick-off: 1945 BSTCoverage: BBC Sport website, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC local radio, Final Score & highlights on The Football League Show TEAM NEWS Defender Ian Pearce (ankle) could be available for Lincoln after missing Saturday's 1-0 defeat by Stevenage. Paul Green is another looking to return from injury but midfielder Scott ...Full Story »

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