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Learn to win without Carlos Tevez, Roberto Mancini tells City players

Posted Friday, December 10, 2010 by theguardian.com78 hits

Carlos Tevez is suspended for Manchester City's match against West Ham after picking up five bookings. Roberto Mancini has challenged his Manchester City players to rid themselves of what he perceives to be an over-dependence on Carlos Tevez and show they can cope without their leading scorer. Tevez will be suspended from tomorrow's game at West Ham United, his former club, after picking up f...Full Story »

Blackpool ready to train on the beach for visit of Manchester United

Posted Friday, December 03, 2010 by theguardian.com52 hits

The Blackpool manager, Ian Holloway, turned down the opportunity to take his team to a warm-weather training camp this week. Blackpool may train on the beach this morning in preparation for tomorrow's visit of Manchester United. With their regular training ground frozen they used an artificial pitch at a local college yesterday, but Ian Holloway felt the surface was not sufficiently grasslike a...Full Story »

Man City vs Red Bull Salzburg Preview

Posted Wednesday, December 01, 2010 by BBC.com312 hits

EUROPA LEAGUE GROUP A Venue: City of Manchester Stadium Date: Wednesday 1 December Kick-off: 2005 GMT Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, plus live text commentary on BBC Sport website; live television coverage on channel Five. Argentinian defender Zabaleta (right) is set to return Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini can pick from a near full squad for the home Europa League ma...Full Story »

Roy Hodgson 'sad' about Liverpool's FA Cup trip to Manchester United

Posted Monday, November 29, 2010 by theguardian.com104 hits

Roy Hodgson will take Liverpool to Old Trafford in January.  Roy Hodgson was frustrated after the FA Cup third‑round draw produced a trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United for his Liverpool team, meaning that one of the more celebrated clubs in the competition will make a swift exit. Hodgson's first reaction was to offer a simple "good", through gritted teeth, but he subsequently ...Full Story »

Manchester United vs Blackburn Rovers preview

Posted Saturday, November 27, 2010 by thesportscampus.com247 hits

Sam Allardyce will take his Blackburn Rovers side on a short trip across Lancashire to take on old pal, Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United on Saturday. United earned a creditable 1-0 victory against Rangers in the Champions League in midweek thanks to Wayne Rooney penalty, and with quite a few senior players not travelling up north for the game, the squad should be well rested ahead of the ga...Full Story »

Stoke vs. Man City Preview & Tips

Posted Saturday, November 27, 2010 by Gambling-guru.com175 hits

Stoke City can continue its dramatic turnaround at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday if it manages to put away a stalling Manchester City in the Premier League. Stoke vs. Man City Trends AnalysisStoke and Man City have been evenly weighted rivals in the last decade. In six encounters both teams have claimed two wins, while two matches ended on level scores. Neither club has managed an away win...Full Story »

Fulham Manager Mark Hughes Distances Himself From Move For Manchester City Goalkeeper Shay Given

Posted Saturday, November 27, 2010 by YAHOO Sport34 hits

Fulham manager Mark Hughes has distanced himself from reports he is set to move for Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given. The Cottagers have been linked with numerous players within the last few weeks, but Hughes suggested that many of the rumours had little element of truth. "We're getting linked with a lot of players, a number in the press today. More often than not they're normally w...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney makes public apology to Manchester United fans

Posted Friday, November 26, 2010 by theguardian.com254 hits

• Rooney tells supporters 'I apologise for my side of things'• Striker also insists he was never considering move to City Wayne Rooney said he felt he had already apologised to Manchester United's fans, but would do so again. Wayne Rooney has said he never contemplated joining Manchester City as he finally issued a public apology to supporters of Manchester United. The striker sai...Full Story »

Manchester City are focusing on pushing for the title rather than criticism, says midfielder James Milner

Posted Tuesday, November 23, 2010 by theguardian.com98 hits

James Milner, the Manchester City midfielder, wants his team-mates to ignore the critics and concentrate on maintaining their Premier League title challenge. Getting better: James Milner feels Manchester City will continue to improve given time, after their influx of new signings during the summer Sunday’s 4-1 victory at Fulham was perhaps the best performance by City so far this season...Full Story »

Preview: Manchester United v Wigan

Posted Friday, November 19, 2010 by thesportscampus.com205 hits

After the distractions of the midweek Internationals, the players return to the bread and butter of the Barclays Premier League this weekend. The lead up to the game has been dominated by the events off the field at United, with the risky PIK loans, that amount upto £220 million being cleared by the Glazer family. On the field, United's habit of drawing games away from home continued last w...Full Story »

Manchester City's Italy Striker Mario Balotelli: I Want To Play With Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Posted Wednesday, November 17, 2010 by Goal.com428 hits

Italy striker Mario Balotelli wants to play with Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Milan as he makes a brave and bold assessment of his future. "I want to play with 'Ibra'," he told La Gazzetta dello Sport. Balotelli played with the hitman at Inter, and, having been at San Siro to watch his former team-mate in action in Sunday's derby win over Inter, he wants to be part of the action. "I hope it happen...Full Story »

Hart out of France match and returns to Man City for treatment

Posted Wednesday, November 17, 2010 by Mirrorfootbal49 hits

Joe Hart has been sent back to Manchester City for treatment on the back spasm he suffered during training yesterday ahead of England's friendly with France. Hart's place will now almost certainly go to Birmingham's Ben Foster, leaving the City man to hope he recovers in time for Sunday's Premier League trip to Fulham. The 23-year-old has been an ever-present for England since the World Cup,...Full Story »

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 »

Two court actions await Wayne Rooney when he returns to Manchester

Posted Wednesday, November 10, 2010 by theguardian.com130 hits

The Manchester United striker, Wayne Rooney, could return to England with two court cases to worry about.  Wayne Rooney faces a potential double headache on his return from the "change of scenery" prescribed by Manchester United last week, when they dispatched him to Nike's US headquarters, missing tonight's derby at Eastlands. That headache relates to two separate court actions that could...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 »

Solskjaer leaves Manchester United to coach Molde

Posted Wednesday, November 10, 2010 by YAHOO Sport52 hits

OSLO, Norway (AP)—Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ended a 14-year association with Manchester United on Tuesday when he agreed to move back to his home country as coach of Norwegian club Molde. The 37-year-old Solskjaer, who scored United's injury-time winner in the 1999 Champions League final, signed a contract with a yearly salary of 2.4 million Norwegian kroner ($410,000), plus marketing income. ...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 »

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