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Man City 1 : 0 Wigan Athletic - Silva lines win for City

Posted Saturday, March 05, 2011 by PA40 hits

Kolo Toure ended a wretched few days by watching Manchester City record an unconvincing 1-0 Barclays Premier League win over Wigan at Eastlands. Ali Al Habsi's horrendous first-half mistake allowed David Silva to grab a winner for the hosts with his fifth goal of the season that allowed them to profit from Arsenal's failure to beat Sunderland and close to within four points of the Gunners. For...Full Story »

Brechin City 3 : 1 Stenhousemuir - City comeback downs Stenhousemuir

Posted Saturday, March 05, 2011 by PA5 hits

Brechin carried on their fine home form as they swept aside struggling Stenhousemuir 3-1. City, unbeaten at Glebe Park since September, went behind early on when Scott Dalziel finished from inside the six-yard box to give the visitors the lead on eight minutes. The hosts levelled on 42 minutes when top striker Rory McAllister finished in the six-yard box from Neil Janczyk's deadly cross to sco...Full Story »

West Ham United 3 : 0 Stoke City - Hammers hit three to maintain revival

Posted Saturday, March 05, 2011 by PA16 hits

West Ham hauled themselves out of the Barclays Premier League drop zone with a 3-0 victory as Stoke pressed the self-destruct button at Upton Park. The Hammers made it back-to-back league wins for the first time in more than a year to stay on course to complete a great escape from relegation. Demba Ba was gifted his fourth goal in just five appearances after a calamitous Stoke mix-up, the reca...Full Story »

West Ham United vs Stoke City preview - Grant fires Hammers warning

Posted Saturday, March 05, 2011 by PA107 hits

West Ham manager Avram Grant has warned the rest of the Barclays Premier League relegation battlers his men intend scrapping for every last point in their fight to stay up. The Irons host Stoke boosted by last weekend's 3-1 victory over in-form Liverpool, which saw them close the gap on safety to just a single point. With fixtures against both leaders Manchester United and Champions League hop...Full Story »

Brechin City vs Stenhousemuir preview - Megginson in for Hedgemen

Posted Saturday, March 05, 2011 by PA25 hits

Brechin City have added on-loan Aberdeen youngster Mitchel Megginson to their squad ahead of the home clash with Stenhousemuir. He is set to be involved but long-term injury absentee Charlie King remains absent, midfield grafter Craig Malloy is suspended and defender David White is also expected to miss out through illness. Manager Jim Weir is looking for an improved defensive display from his...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Wigan Athletic preview - Hart happy to keep going

Posted Saturday, March 05, 2011 by PA39 hits

Joe Hart insists he is not in need of a rest despite being left to shoulder the burden of Manchester City's quest for glory. Although Hart was confirmed as the Blues number one keeper by Roberto Mancini, the 23-year-old always knew Shay Given was on hand to take some of the strain should City's punishing schedule get too much. However, the safety net disappeared when Given was forced to underg...Full Story »

Fulham end City's winning home form

Posted Monday, February 28, 2011 by hits

Manchester City's winning ways on home turf came to an end as they drew 1-1 with Fulham in the Premier League at Eastlands. It looked like business as usual for City, who had won seven home games in a row in all competitions, when Mario Ballotelli opened the scoring on 26 minutes, placing a fine right-footed effort beyond Mark Schwarzer. But Fulham, managed by ex-City manager Mark Hughes, ...Full Story »

Stoke City vs West Bromwich preview - Jones just needs a goal - Kemp

Posted Monday, February 28, 2011 by PA214 hits

Out-of-form Stoke striker Kenwyne Jones has been told to forget the softly-softly approach as he looks to end his goal drought. Jones scored four goals in four successive games, and six overall in his first 14 appearances, following his club record £8million arrival from Sunderland last summer. But since the middle of November the Trinidad & Tobago star has found the net just once i...Full Story »

Manchester City 1 : 1 Fulham - Hughes the happier after draw

Posted Sunday, February 27, 2011 by PA12 hits

Mark Hughes gained sweet revenge for his dismissal as Manchester City manager 14 months ago by virtually ending their Premier League title challenge as Fulham claimed a point in a 1-1 draw. Damien Duff's leveller just after half-time was enough to deny the Blues victory, leaving them 10 points adrift of leaders Manchester United, having played a game more. And ill-feeling between Blues' bosses...Full Story »

Ayr Utd. 2 : 0 Brechin City - Ayr close gap after Brechin win

Posted Saturday, February 26, 2011 by PA7 hits

Ayr cemented their position in third place following a 2-0 win over second-places Brechin at Somerset Park. Goals from Stuart Bannigan and Scott McLaughlin in either half sealed the win for Brian Reid's men as they closed to within two points of the visitors. In a first half full of chances, it took until the second minute of time added on for the opening goal as Bannigan turned in McLaughlin'...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Fulham preview - Lescott: We don`t want sympathy over schedule

Posted Sunday, February 27, 2011 by PA246 hits

Joleon Lescott insists Manchester City's players are not looking for sympathy despite being faced with an exhausting schedule that is putting their dreams of a long-awaited trophy at risk. Already committed to two games a week until the next international break at the end of March, City's problems will become even more acute should they draw Wednesday's FA Cup fifth-round tie with Aston Villa. ...Full Story »

Arsenal 1 : 0 Stoke City - Bittersweet success for Gunners

Posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011 by PA51 hits

Arsenal edged past Stoke and moved to within a point of Premier League leaders Manchester United but their 1-0 victory was overshadowed by injuries to Theo Walcott and Cesc Fabregas. Sebastien Squillaci's seventh-minute header gave Arsenal the victory but injuries to their key duo will be of concern with the Carling Cup final and a Champions League match against Barcelona coming up. Fabregas c...Full Story »

Shay Given's Manchester City career looks over after shoulder setback

Posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011 by theguardian.com98 hits

• Ireland international likely to miss rest of season• Nigel de Jong expected to miss next two games Shay Given, seen here playing for the Republic of Ireland against Wales in the Nations Cup, may have played his last game for Manchester City. Shay Given may have played his last game for Manchester City after being told he needs an operation to repair a shoulder he has dislocated ...Full Story »

Brechin City 1 : 0 Livingston - Brechin throw title race wide open

Posted Tuesday, February 22, 2011 by PA22 hits

Second-placed Brechin closed the gap on table-topping opponents Livingston to eight points courtesy of a 1-0 win at Glebe Park. Craig Malloy netted the only goal of the game in the 87th minute when he latched onto a Rory McAllister pass before slotting into the bottom corner. Livingston midfielder Kyle Jacobs had the first real opening of the game in the 27th minute, but his long-range effort ...Full Story »

Arsenal vs Stoke City Preview - Duo ruled out for Gunners

Posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011 by PA646 hits

Robin van Persie and Laurent Koscielny will miss Arsenal's Barclays Premier League match with Stoke on Wednesday after picking up hamstring and back injuries respectively. Manager Arsene Wenger described the injuries as "short-term" and hopes the key duo will be fit for Sunday's Carling Cup final against Birmingham. Johan Djourou missed the FA Cup draw with Leyton Orient with a back problem ...Full Story »

East Fife 0-0 Brechin City - Fifers hold on for point

Posted Saturday, February 19, 2011 by PA11 hits

Relegation candidates East Fife held Brechin to a credible 0-0 draw at the Bayview stadium. The Fifers survived early pressure from the team seven places above them in the league. Rory McAllister tested the home side's mettle with a succession of early strikes on goal, his best effort was tipped around the post by East Fife goalkeeper Michael Brown, who enjoyed a solid afternoon between the po...Full Story »

City fear summer raid for Tevez

Posted Saturday, February 19, 2011 by The Sun91 hits

MANCHESTER CITY are facing another battle to keep Carlos Tevez. Barcelona and Inter Milan have already made their interest known and Eastlands chiefs are con- vinced their skipper will look for a move in the summer. Tevez's advisors wanted to re-negotiate his City deal, but the club refused. The Argentine star, 27, is already the country's best-paid player on £257,000 a week and is onl...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini convinced Manchester City are closing gap on United

Posted Monday, February 14, 2011 by theguardian.com104 hits

• 'We didn't deserve to lose,' says manager• Italian stresses need to win a trophy to change mentality Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes his side are closing the gap on rivals Manchester United. Roberto Mancini remains convinced that the gap between Manchester United and Manchester City is closing despite the 2-1 defeat that has all but extinguished his hopes of cat...Full Story »

Rooney stunner sinks City

Posted Saturday, February 12, 2011 by PA29 hits

Wayne Rooney proved the old adage that form is temporary and class is permanent as he scored a sensational overhead kick to give Manchester United the derby-day spoils with a 2-1 win at Old Trafford.For over 10 months now, there have been major question marks over United's talisman.Even following England's victory over Denmark in midweek, Fabio Capello was quizzed about whether he would conside...Full Story »

Manchester United vs Manchester City preview - United duo to miss derby

Posted Saturday, February 12, 2011 by PA146 hits

Rio Ferdinand and Jonny Evans will both miss the Manchester derby at Old Trafford. Ferdinand has not recovered from the calf injury he sustained in the warm-up ahead of Manchester United's shock defeat at Wolves last week. Evans played in that game but missed Northern Ireland's hammering by Scotland on Wednesday with an ankle injury and is still sidelined. "Rio Ferdinand got a calf injury las...Full Story »

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