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Emmanuel Adebayor's sublime strike eases the way for Manchester City

Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2010 by theguardian.com1022 hits

Jack Wilshere, on loan at Bolton from Arsenal, contests the ball with Patrick Viera who made his Eastlands debut for Manchester City. It seemed somehow appropriate that a scruffy Carlos Tevez penalty and a ­superlative Emmanuel Adebayor volley sealed victory for a sometimes struggling, sometimes sublime, Manchester City. As erratic as ever, Roberto ­Mancini's still-evolving team made ...Full Story »

Johnson stars in City win

Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2010 by PA18 hits

A new Manchester City star was born in winger Adam Johnson as the Blues nudged up towards the top four with a 2-0 victory over Bolton. Strike duo Carlos Tevez and Emmanuel Adebayor might have scored the goals that leave City trailing fourth-placed Liverpool on goal difference, but there was no doubt Johnson was the real star. Signed for #8million from Middlesbrough on deadline day, the 22-year...Full Story »

Tevez and Adebayor on target for City

Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2010 by PA35 hits

Carlos Tevez and Emmanuel Adebayor struck either side of the interval to give Manchester City a 2-0 victory in their local derby. Tevez drove home his 19th goal of the season from the penalty spot after star man Adam Johnson had been fouled, then Adebayor exposed some woeful Bolton defending to seal the win with an excellent finish. The result means City only trail fourth-placed Liverpool on...Full Story »

Davies talks down City's chances

Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2010 by PA27 hits

Bolton skipper Kevin Davies has dismissed Manchester City's chances of breaking into the top four this season. The pair meet at Eastlands on Tuesday evening, with City desperate to bounce back following Saturday's disappointing defeat at Hull that allowed Liverpool to reclaim their customary position in the Champions League qualifying spots. But Davies feels that City's effort is doomed to failu...Full Story »

Robinho found City life restricting

Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2010 by PA21 hits

Robinho has criticised Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini for not giving him the freedom to express himself.The Brazil star was loaned back to his first club, Santos of Brazil, last month and marked his debut on Sunday with the winning goal in their 2-1 win over Sao Paulo.Talking of Mancini's tactics, Robinho told the Daily Mail: "He has a different way of thinking. In Brazil, the coach res...Full Story »

Wigan Athletic - Stoke City

Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2010 by Goal.com464 hits

Latics attempt to escape basement battle... Kickoff: Tuesday, 9 February, 19:45 GMTDW Stadium, Wigan  Wigan Athletic are not the Premier League’s form side so far this year. The Latics have won only once in the league this year – their only victory since late November – and, coupled with an FA Cup exit at the hands of League Two side Notts County, things are looking blea...Full Story »

Manchester City - Bolton Wanderers

Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2010 by Goal.com564 hits

City looking to bounce back from Hull disappointment. Kick-off: Tuesday, February 9, 2010. 19:45 GMTEastlands, Manchester Manchester City learned the hard way that money doesn't buy you everything, with a 2-1 defeat at Hull City at the weekend. It leaves Roberto Mancini's men three points off fourth spot, but they have a chance to redeem themselves with the visit of Bolton Wanderers on Tue...Full Story »

Tigers pounce to sink City

Posted Saturday, February 06, 2010 by PA7 hits

Hull followed up Tuesday's draw with Premier League leaders Chelsea by defeating Manchester City 2-1 at the KC Stadium to climb out of the relegation zone. Phil Brown's side had not won since November but were buoyed by their performance against the Blues and deservedly took a 31st-minute lead through the impressive Jozy Altidore. City then found themselves two down nine minutes after the brea...Full Story »

City beaten at the KC Stadium

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2010 by PA11 hits

Hull followed up Tuesday's draw with Premier League leaders Chelsea by defeating Manchester City 2-1 at the KC Stadium to climb out of the relegation zone. Phil Brown's side had not won since November but were buoyed by their performance against the Blues and deservedly took a 31st-minute lead through the impressive Jozy Altidore. City then found themselves two down nine minutes after the ...Full Story »

Hull City's Craig Fagan has no intention of taunting Wayne Bridge

Posted Saturday, February 06, 2010 by theguardian.com360 hits

Wayne Bridge could make his return to action with Manchester City at Hull today. The Hull City forward Craig Fagan has vowed not to "cross the line" by taunting Wayne Bridge about his recent off-field turmoil should the pair go up against each other today. The England left-back Bridge is expected to return to the Manchester City side for the visit to the KC Stadium following a spell out injur...Full Story »

Wolverhampton-Birmingham City Preview

Posted Saturday, February 06, 2010 by YAHOO Sport230 hits

LONDON (SE) - Wolverhampton boss Mick McCarthy has hailed Birmingham counterpart Alex McLeish as a contender for manager of the season ahead of Sunday’s Midlands derby at St Andrew’s. Birmingham have virtually guaranteed survival after a remarkable 15-match unbeaten run, which was only ended by defeat at Chelsea. McLeish’s men, promoted with Wolves last season, are flying hig...Full Story »

Bridge in line for City return

Posted Thursday, February 04, 2010 by PA25 hits

Wayne Bridge could return to the Manchester City starting line-up at Hull on Saturday. The full-back has been absent since injuring a knee against former club Chelsea at the beginning of December. Since then Bridge has been caught up in the allegations about England captain John Terry's private life. The Chelsea star has faced calls for his resignation as skipper following allegations that he ha...Full Story »

Manchester City Run Out Of Time After Agreeing €18 Million Deal With Real Madrid’s Fernando Gago

Posted Tuesday, February 02, 2010 by Goal.com715 hits

City ran out of time in their pursuit of the midfielder. According to fresh reports in Spain this evening, Manchester City got as far as agreeing a fee for Real Madrid’s Fernando Gago before they ran out of time. With the transfer window slamming shut at 5pm, Manchester City officials were said to be frantically attempting to finalise the deal but were eventually beaten by the clock. ...Full Story »

Johnson joins City

Posted Tuesday, February 02, 2010 by PA39 hits

Manchester City have completed the last-minute transfer of Middlesbrough winger Adam Johnson.The former England Under-21 winger, who had been the subject of a previous bid from City, passed a medical on Monday afternoon and has signed a contract until June 2014. No fee has been announced but it has been reported Middlesbrough will get around £7million."We are delighted that Adam has chosen to co...Full Story »

City continue Johnson chase

Posted Monday, February 01, 2010 by PA20 hits

Manchester City are believed to have made an increased bid for Middlesbrough winger Adam Johnson. The Blues had a £5million offer for the 22-year-old rejected last week but are now thought to have contacted the Teesside outfit once more with a substantially improved bid. Boro boss Gordon Strachan has stated he expects Johnson to still to be at the Riverside after Monday's 5pm transfer deadline, ...Full Story »

City in pursuit of Johnson

Posted Friday, January 29, 2010 by PA13 hits

Manchester City are determined to take a softly-softly approach with the pursuit of Middlesbrough winger Adam Johnson. It is believed the Blues have tabled a £5million bid for the highly-rated England Under-21 star, who has scored 12 times this term and is out of contract at the end of the season. So far, Boro boss Gordon Strachan has insisted Johnson is going nowhere. "Adam is still here and I...Full Story »

City close in on Johnson

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010 by PA10 hits

Manchester City will try to make up for their shattering Carling Cup semi-final disappointment by engaging in a little bit of retail therapy. Within an hour of their 3-1 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford, it emerged City had tabled a big-money offer for Middlesbrough winger Adam Johnson, who is out of contract in the summer. There is even talk the highly-rated England Under-21 star mig...Full Story »

Man Utd v Man City preview

Posted Wednesday, January 27, 2010 by skysports.com327 hits

Mancini and Ferguson: Wembley awaitsAll eyes will be on Manchester on Wednesday evening as the powder-keg Carling Cup semi-final second leg between United and City takes centre stage. Carlos Tevez's brace against his former club in the first leg at Eastlands last week has set the scene for an enthralling encounter at Old Trafford with City holding a narrow 2-1 advantage. Tevez's c...Full Story »

City are 'right club' - Tevez

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2010 by PA7 hits

Carlos Tevez claims he is now at the right club after joining Manchester City from Manchester United.The Argentina forward has stoked up the rivalry between the clubs with his brace in the first leg of their Carling Cup semi-final clash at Eastlands last week and his subsequent spat with United captain Gary Neville.City stepped in to sign Tevez in the summer when the Red Devils decided not to tu...Full Story »

Potters have City in their sights

Posted Monday, January 25, 2010 by PA20 hits

Stoke have been rewarded for Sunday's FA Cup fourth-round win over Arsenal by being drawn against Barclays Premier League heavyweights Manchester City.Tony Pulis' side pulled off the shock of the round by beating Arsene Wenger's side 3-1 at the Britannia Stadium.They will now host City, who beat Scunthorpe, at Eastlands while the other big tie of the round sees Portsmouth travel to bitter south ...Full Story »

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