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Samir Nasri denies accusing Arsenal fans of lacking passion in Manchester City unveiling

Posted Saturday, August 27, 2011 by YAHOO Sport67 hits

New Manchester City signing Samir Nasri has denied suggesting that Arsenal supporters lack passion. Speaking at a press conference on Friday following his move from the Gunners this week, the Frenchman said he was highlighting the difference between the Emirates Stadium and Highbury, not criticizing the club's fans. "You [media] get that wrong. I never said Arsenal fans were not good, I just s...Full Story »

Swansea City vs Sunderland preview - Rodgers: Pressure exists in every game

Posted Saturday, August 27, 2011 by PA159 hits

Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers finds it hard to believe that Steve Bruce is a man under pressure, but hopes the Sunderland boss will find little solace at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. The Black Cats and the Swans have identical records having drawn one and lost one of their two Premier League games to date, while both clubs made embarrassing Carling Cup exits at the hands of Brighton and...Full Story »

Chelsea FC vs Norwich City preview - Villas-Boas set to delay Mata debut

Posted Saturday, August 27, 2011 by PA95 hits

Andre Villas-Boas has warned Chelsea fans they may have to wait until after the international break to see Juan Mata in action for the club. Wednesday night saw the Blues complete the signing of World Cup winner Mata, who is expected to add some much-needed creativity to their midfield. Manager Villas-Boas has revealed the 23-year-old, for whom Chelsea reportedly paid Valencia around £24m...Full Story »

Albion Rovers FC vs Brechin City preview - Injury delays Gemmell return

Posted Saturday, August 27, 2011 by PA13 hits

Albion striker John Gemmell has served his suspension but will miss the home game with Brechin through injury. Gemmell has been banned for Albion's league games so far this season and remains sidelined due to a back injury. Goalkeeper Derek Gaston trained for the first time in three weeks on Thursday and is included in manager Paul Martin's squad, but Allan Dempsie, Michael O'Byrne and Joseph ...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney: Manchester United can be European Champions this season

Posted Friday, August 26, 2011 by The Sun125 hits

WAYNE ROONEY trooped off Wembley last May a dejected, crushed figure.Barcelona had just ended Manchester United's Champions League dream with a swagger and panache that stunned the world. Like every United player on that humid night in London, Rooney (right) would have vowed to put that disappointment behind them in the most emphatic way — by winning this season's tournament. Manager A...Full Story »

Spurs sign Adebayor on loan from City

Posted Friday, August 26, 2011 by YAHOO Sport73 hits

Tottenham signed Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor on loan from Manchester City for the rest of the season on Thursday. Adebayor has been a target for Spurs boss Harry Redknapp for several months and he has finally been able to complete a deal for the former Arsenal star. "We are delighted to announce the signing of Emmanuel Adebayor on a season-long loan from Manchester City," a statement on Tot...Full Story »

Arsenal icon Patrick Vieira lured Samir Nasri to Manchester City

Posted Thursday, August 25, 2011 by The Sun407 hits

IT'S SMILES BETTER HERE ... Nasri's happy to join Man City after taking advice from former Gunner Vieira SAMIR NASRI has revealed how Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira persuaded him to quit Arsenal to join Manchester City.Vieira convinced Nasri that it was City who were the club on the up with Arsenal now in reverse. That was enough to convince the Frenchman, 24, that he had to turn his back on ...Full Story »

Manchester United's kids will be greats

Posted Wednesday, August 24, 2011 by Dailystar.co.uk153 hits

Above: Chris Smalling has warned the rest of the Premier League that United are destined for greatness CHRIS SMALLING (left) has warned the rest of the Premier League that Manchester United’s current crop of young guns are destined for greatness. United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has put his faith in the next generation of Old Trafford stars, with a host of established names either injured o...Full Story »

Arsene Wenger's woe as Man City snatch Samir Nasri and Jack Wilshere is crocked

Posted Wednesday, August 24, 2011 by The Sun139 hits

BYE BYE ... Nasri at training yesterday before heading to his medical at City ARSENE WENGER suffered double trouble ahead of tonight's vital Champions League tie with Udinese.The Arsenal boss could not stop Samir Nasri leaving for Manchester City for £24million. And Wenger also learned Jack Wilshere will be out for weeks. The Gunners hoped he would recover from an ankle injury to help th...Full Story »

Tottenham agree a loan deal for Manchester City’s Emmanuel Adebayor

Posted Wednesday, August 24, 2011 by The Sun224 hits

TOTTENHAM last night agreed a loan deal for striker Emmanuel Adebayor.Manchester City's ex-Arsenal hitman will have a medical today. Spurs boss Harry Redknapp saw his side soundly beaten 3-0 by Manchester United on Monday and admitted he needed new signings. So he has swooped for Togo ace Adebayor, who is behind Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko, Carlos Tevez and Mario Balotelli in the pecking order...Full Story »

Arsenal agree to sell Nasri to Man City

Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2011 by YAHOO Sport220 hits

Arsenal have agreed to sell French midfielder Samir Nasri to their Premier League rivals Manchester City, the London club said on Tuesday. Nasri has been omitted from the Arsenal squad travelling to Italy for Wednesday’s Champions league playoff second leg against Udinese. “Arsenal can confirm that they have agreed terms for Samir Nasri to move to Manchester City,” Arsenal sa...Full Story »

Manchester United 3 : 0 Tottenham - Welbeck leads Red Devils rout

Posted Monday, August 22, 2011 by PA71 hits

Local boy Danny Welbeck led a second-half scoring spree as Manchester United answered the title challenge of neighbours City by downing Tottenham 3-0 at Old Trafford. It had been a frustrating night for Sir Alex Ferguson's young troops until 20-year-old Welbeck, raised just a couple of miles away in Longsight, rose to guide home Tom Cleverley's cross. Welbeck's impudent back-heel set up Anders...Full Story »

Bolton 2-3 Manchester City - City go top with win

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by PA31 hits

Carlos Tevez returned to Manchester City colours but Roberto Mancini's side showed they no longer need to rely on the Argentinian for goals with a fluent display in beating Bolton 3-2 to go top of the fledgling Barclays Premier League table. By the time the wantaway Argentinian came on as a second-half substitute, City had scored three times through first-half goals from David Silva, with a sho...Full Story »

Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur - Fergie enthused by next generation

Posted Monday, August 22, 2011 by PA725 hits

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is relishing watching his latest crop of young guns blaze a new trail at Old Trafford. It was Alan Hansen who once famously remarked of Ferguson's 1995/96 side that "you never win anything with kids", only for United to claim the double that year. The team beaten 3-1 by Aston Villa on the opening day 16 years ago that prompted Hansen's quote was, o...Full Story »

Manchester City's Misdits on the move

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by Express.co.uk285 hits

Manchester City will begin a desperate attempt to unload players Roberto Mancini no longer wants. MANCHESTER City boss Roberto Mancini has persuaded the club to let him offload his long list of highly paid cast-offs. The club have abandoned their policy of not supplementing loan deals in a desperate attempt to unload the players Roberto Mancini no longer wants. Throughout the summer all inqu...Full Story »

Nottingham Forest 2 : 2 Leicester City - Championship round-up

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by The Sun91 hits

BOAT COMES IN ... George Boateng celebrates a rare but crucial winner against Leicester GEORGE BOATENG sealed a late point for Nottingham Forest as the battle of the ex-England managers ended in a draw.Sven Goran Eriksson's Leicester were 2-0 up after goals from David Nugent and Gelson Fernandes. But Forest, under the stewardship of Steve McClaren, stormed back in the final 10 minutes. Matt...Full Story »

Brechin City 3 : 3 Dumbarton - Agnew earns Sons point

Posted Saturday, August 20, 2011 by PA16 hits

Scott Agnew smashed in a 30-yard free-kick a minute from time to ensure 10-man Dumbarton grabbed their first point of the season in a pulsating 3-3 draw with Brechin. Midfielder Agnew got the first of the six goals in the 11th minute when he found the top corner from just inside the area. The Sons went 2-0 up before half-time when Agnew's cross was headed in by James Lyden. But Brechin grabbe...Full Story »

Swansea City 0 : 0 Wigan Athletic - Vorm heroics preserve Swans point

Posted Saturday, August 20, 2011 by PA26 hits

Goalkeeper Michel Vorm was the hero for Swansea as he saved Ben Watson's penalty to earn the Welsh club their first Premier League point from a 0-0 draw with Wigan at the Liberty Stadium. The Dutchman got down low to his right to make the stop after captain Ashley Williams had given away a 73rd minute spot-kick for a foul on Jordi Gomez. It earned the hosts a point they thoroughly deserved aft...Full Story »

Manchester City's Roberto Mancini says no club can currently pay Carlos Tevez's value

Posted Saturday, August 20, 2011 by YAHOO Sport136 hits

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini knows that Carlos Tevez wants to leave Eastlands, but the Argentine won't go unless his transfer value is met. Right now, no club has been able to do that. Tevez's desire to seek a move away from Manchester this summer to be closer to his family has been well documented, with a prospective move to Corinthians falling through last month. Now, with the tra...Full Story »

Bolton vs Manchester City preview - Mancini: We will take more risks

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by PA457 hits

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini would be happy for his side to win 1-0 every week - but believes they must keep hunting out goals if they are to challenge for the title this season. City, whose football has often been characterised as cautious since Mancini took over in December 2009, opened their Barclays Premier League campaign with a 4-0 thumping of Swansea at the Etihad Stadium on Mo...Full Story »

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