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Yaya Toure: Manchester City want to match Barcelona

Posted Friday, November 04, 2011 by The Sun171 hits

GET IN ... Toure thinks City can be a winning machine YAYA TOURE is driving Manchester City on to become a winning machine like his old club Barcelona.The FA Cup hero, who won the Champions League with the Catalans in 2009, helped kick-start City's European campaign this week. Their 3-0 win in Villareal made it seven straight victories in all competitions with an amazing 27 goals banged in alo...Full Story »

Toure's double guides Man City past Villarreal 3-0

Posted Thursday, November 03, 2011 by YAHOO Sport34 hits

VILLARREAL, Spain (AP)—Yaya Toure scored a goal in each half to lead Manchester City to a 3-0 win at Villarreal in the Champions League on Wednesday. Toure received a pass from David Silva in the 30th minute before beating goalkeeper Diego Lopez for City’s first away goal since the competition’s inception from the European Cup. Mario Balotelli marked his first appearance in E...Full Story »

Villarreal 0 : 3 Manchester City - City romp to Villarreal win

Posted Wednesday, November 02, 2011 by PA27 hits

Yaya Toure struck twice as Manchester City enhanced their hopes of Champions League progress with a convincing 3-0 win at Villarreal. Mario Balotelli, making his first appearance in the competition this season, was also on target from the penalty spot as City recorded back-to-back wins over the Spaniards to move second in Group A. It was a result that rarely seemed in doubt as City dominated a...Full Story »

Manchester United 2 : 0 FC Otelul Galati - United labour to victory

Posted Wednesday, November 02, 2011 by PA14 hits

Wayne Rooney turned into a midfield star as Manchester United's slow rehabilitation from the day it still hurts Sir Alex Ferguson to think of continued, despite a 2-0 victory over Otelul Galati. On their first appearance at Old Trafford since being thrashed 6-1 by Manchester City, Antonio Valencia's eighth-minute tap-in and a late deflected effort from Rooney ensured United grabbed maximum poin...Full Story »

Liverpool and Man City considering swoop for Inter Milan defender

Posted Wednesday, November 02, 2011 by hits

Liverpool are keeping tabs on Inter Milan full-back Cristian Chivu - but they may face competition from Manchester City, according to reports in Italy. The Romania international is out of contract at the Serie A side in the summer and is yet to discuss a new deal with the club, who are currently 17th in the table. As a result, Chivu has been linked with a number of clubs across Europe and no...Full Story »

Manchester United vs FC Otelul Galati preview - Ferguson: Rio can still prosper

Posted Wednesday, November 02, 2011 by PA684 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson insists Rio Ferdinand still has a major role to play at Manchester United even if his days as an automatic presence on the team sheet are over. Thirty-three on Monday, Ferdinand was unusually singled out by Ferguson for criticism in the wake of what the United manager felt was kamikaze defending against Manchester City nine days ago. Given much-publicised injury problems th...Full Story »

Villarreal vs Manchester City preview - Garrido targets City scalp

Posted Wednesday, November 02, 2011 by PA332 hits

Under-pressure Villarreal coach Juan Carlos Garrido believes his inexperienced youngsters can defy the odds and produce a shock Champions League win over Manchester City. The Primera Division side have endured a miserable start to the season compounded by the loss of a host of key players to injury. Despite claiming a much-needed and morale-boosting win over Rayo Vallecano at the weekend, the ...Full Story »

Rafael van der Vaart in title warning to Manchester City

Posted Tuesday, November 01, 2011 by The Sun109 hits

RAFAEL VAN DER VAART reckons Manchester City could end up in Real trouble — by tripping over their egos in the race for the title.Spurs' former Real Madrid ace said: "The difficulty is they have a lot of egos so maybe that's going to be a problem. "It's a huge problem when you have too many big stars. "At this moment City are really good and winning games easily. "The way they beat Ma...Full Story »

Newcastle United 3, Stoke City 1

Posted Tuesday, November 01, 2011 by YAHOO Sport39 hits

Demba Ba scored a hat trick to give Newcastle a 3-1 win over Stoke on Monday and make sure his team remained unbeaten in the Premier League. Ba put the visitors ahead 2-0 by halftime before handing Stoke a lifeline by bringing down Peter Crouch in the area, with Jonathan Walters pulling a goal back from the spot in the 75th. However, Newcastle was given its own penalty just five minutes later, ...Full Story »

Stoke City 1 : 3 Newcastle - Ba fires hat-trick for high-flying Magpies

Posted Monday, October 31, 2011 by PA153 hits

Newcastle striker Demba Ba gave Stoke a taste of what they missed out on with a hat-trick as the Magpies won 3-1 to move within a point of second-placed Manchester United. The Senegal international would have been a Potters player in January as he had already agreed a move from Hoffenheim before the club pulled the plug on the move after he failed their medical. Ba always rejected the sugges...Full Story »

Tottenham's Rafael van der Vaart: Manchester City is the best team in Premier League

Posted Monday, October 31, 2011 by 108 hits

LONDON—Tottenham's Rafael var der Vaart has claimed that table-toppers Manchester City is the best team in the Premier League. Roberto Mancini's side find themselves five points clear at the summit of the standings, though on current form, Spurs are only slightly off the pace, being undefeated in the last eight domestic outings. In their latest win, a Van der Vaart goal was sandwiched be...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini stands by criticism of Manchester City's Adam Johnson

Posted Monday, October 31, 2011 by theguardian.com164 hits

Adam Johnson is congratulated by Edin Dzeko after scoring at Wolves but he was criticised by his manager afterwards. Roberto Mancini faces yet more player unrest after it was reported that Adam Johnson initially refused to board the team bus after the Carling Cup victory at Molineux last Wednesday night. The winger was said to be angered by the Italian's public criticism, especially after a ...Full Story »

Man City face PFA clash over Kolo Toure

Posted Monday, October 31, 2011 by The Sun77 hits

BAN DISPUTE ... City defender Toure MANCHESTER CITY are on collision course with the PFA again today as they put Kolo Toure in the dock. The defender could be hit with a fine of around £300,000 when he faces an internal disciplinary panel over his six-month drugs ban. Toure is expected to be represented by the players' union just days after they clashed with his club over the Carlos Teve...Full Story »

Nigel de Jong: Everyone thought I was mad joining Manchester City's project

Posted Monday, October 31, 2011 by YAHOO Sport67 hits

Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong has expressed his delight at being part of his side's evolution into title challengers. The Dutchman joined the Eastlands outfit in 2009 and they have since lifted the FA Cup, qualified for the Champions League and now have an early lead in this year's Premier League. "Everyone thought I was mad [when I joined]," he told the Sunday Mirror. "Why did I pr...Full Story »

Mario Balotelli happy with Roberto Mancini's management of Manchester City

Posted Sunday, October 30, 2011 by YAHOO Sport77 hits

Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli insists that he is delighted with the way this season has panned out so far, showering praise on manager Roberto Mancini in the process. "I'm happy, I train good and I feel good and that's how it should be always," he told The Mail on Sunday. "I'm getting better all the time. The real Mario is coming now and it isn't the same Mario as last year." The 21-...Full Story »

Stoke City vs Newcastle preview - Woodgate set to face Magpies

Posted Monday, October 31, 2011 by PA479 hits

Jonathan Woodgate could start against his former club Newcastle in the Barclays Premier League on Monday night after returning to the Stoke side for Wednesday's Carling Cup match with Liverpool. Woodgate played the full 90 minutes of the 2-1 defeat having missed the previous three games with a calf injury, while Jermaine Pennant might also be involved having appeared as a second-half replace...Full Story »

Man City stays clear of United, Chelsea loses 5-3

Posted Sunday, October 30, 2011 by YAHOO Sport38 hits

LONDON - Manchester City stayed five points ahead of Manchester United at the top of the Premier League on Saturday, while Chelsea lost ground on the leaders with a 5-3 defeat against visiting Arsenal. City overcame a second-half red card for Vincent Kompany to beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-1 and defending champion United won 1-0 at Everton, but the most notable result was at Stamford Bridge, ...Full Story »

Man City maintain lead as brave Wolves downed

Posted Sunday, October 30, 2011 by YAHOO Sport36 hits

Manchester City punished an error-strewn performance from Wolves goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey to clinch a 3-1 victory on Saturday to maintain their five-point lead at the top of the table. Edin Dzeko, Aleksandar Kolarov and Adam Johnson scored the goals for City, who were reduced to 10 men when captain Vincent Kompany was sent off for a foul which led to a penalty duly converted by Stephen Hunt. ...Full Story »

Brechin City 1 : 0 Cowdenbeath - King reigns supreme for Brechin

Posted Saturday, October 29, 2011 by PA12 hits

Charlie King's fifth goal of the season earned Brechin a surprise 1-0 win over table-topping Cowdenbeath. Brechin came in to fixture in ninth place in the Scottish Second Division table, without a win in six games, and almost fell behind in the 40th minute. Jon Robertson converted Scott Linton's inswinging corner with a left-footed finish but his effort was disallowed by referee Brian Colvin. ...Full Story »

Norwich City 3 : 3 Blackburn Rovers - Holt rescues Canaries

Posted Saturday, October 29, 2011 by PA27 hits

Norwich captain Grant Holt came off the bench to net a stoppage-time penalty as Blackburn were denied a much-needed win in an entertaining 3-3 draw at Carrow Road. Barclays Premier League's bottom club Rovers, who beat Newcastle to reach the Carling Cup quarter-finals in midweek, took the lead on the stroke of half-time through Junior Hoilett. Although Wales striker Steve Morison levelled with...Full Story »

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