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PICTURES: Keepers better than Manchester City’s

Following yet another mistake by Joe Hart, the tenth for club and country already this season which has lead to a goal, Twitter mocked the Manchester City keeper with pictures of people better than him…

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VIDEO: Manchester United fan scores against Manchester City in Champions League

Zoran Tosic signed for Manchester United in November 2008 before the move was finalised in the January transfer window of 2009. He was given the number 14 shirt and played five games for the first team before being loaned out to Köln. Despite a successful time in Germany, Tosic struggled to get in to the […]

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STATS: Dzeko’s attempts on goal for Manchester City vs Hull

Manchester City vs Hull, Saturday 12:45 – The most stunning result of the season so far saw Manchester City fall to a shock 3-2 defeat following a stunning fightback by Cardiff. Edin Dzeko’s second-half strike looked to have sent City on their way to victory but Cardiff scrapped their way to a deserved win. Manuel […]

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STATS: Whittingham’s goal attempts for Cardiff vs Dzeko’s assists for Manchester City

Cardiff vs Manchester City 16:00 Cardiff City’s first game in the Premier League ended in a 2-0 defeat to West Ham last weekend, and they’ll have to pull out a special performance to get a result against Manchester City, who swept aside Newcastle 4-0 in their first fixture. If Cardiff are going to threaten then […]

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Man City Look Primed for Title Tilt Following Summer Spending Spree

It has been a summer of change at the top of the Premier League with new managers in place at the clubs that occupied the top three places in last season’s final standings. David Moyes has taken over the hot seat at Man United, Jose Mourinho has returned to Stamford Bridge and Man City have […]

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Premier League gains from La Liga’s striking losses

This summer’s transfer dealing in Spain resembles a game of musical strikers. The £26m sale of Roberto Soldado from Valencia to Tottenham has already led to Los Che moving for relegated Real Zaragoza’s Helder Postiga, although a deal is not yet complete. When Soldado’s international teammate, Alvaro Negredo, departed for Manchester City last month, Sevilla […]

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Manchester City target “likely” to leave

Sevilla coach Unai Emery says that he and the club are “prepared” for the “likely” exit of Manchester City target Álvaro Negredo. “The cards are on the table,” he said. “Negredo is a very important player for Sevilla and will continue to be so, either by staying here or by being sold and earning the […]

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Fiorentina put themselves into difficulty over Stevan Jovetic

It seems not too long ago that we were all discussing the prospect of a three pronged race to sign Montenegro’s most valued asset, Stevan Jovetic, with Arsenal, Juventus and Manchester City all being linked with the attacking midfielder come striker. However in the month that has followed this intense speculation it appears that none […]

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Manchester City fans should celebrate Tevez’s departure

Carlos Tevez has ended his four-year stay at City and joined Italian champions Juventus in a deal potentially worth £12m. Tevez has signed a three-year deal for an initial £10m fee and will wear the number 10 shirt previously worn by Alessandro Del Piero. It was an inevitable sale of a player who had only […]

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: Aspas to Liverpool and Cavani to Chelsea or Manchester City

Iago Aspas to Liverpool 26/12/12 – Swansea City and Atletico Madrid both confirm their interest in Aspas. 31/12/12 – Paco Herrera, Celta Vigo coach: “The president has made it clear Iago will not leave until the end of the season, so I am quiet.” 15/1/13 – Paco Herrera: “It seems that there is the possibility […]

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VIDEO: Manchester City fans singing about Pellegrini

After Manchester City’s FA Cup final defeat to Wigan last month, their fans were singing “you can stick your Pellegrini up your arse!”, with news emerging that he was set to replace Roberto Mancini as manager. Today, Manuel Pellegrini has been confirmed as City’s new manager and has signed a three year deal with the […]

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: Chelsea captain to Monaco, Manchester City striker to Liverpool, Hulk to Chelsea

John Terry to Monaco 3/6/13 – Jose Mourinho appointed manager of Chelsea, who Claude Makelele was sacked after John Terry threatened to hand in a transfer request after the manager claimed he would drop him. 6/6/13 – Jose Mourinho, Chelsea manager: “I am a coach who looks for a meritocracy. Whoever I think is best […]

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: Mourinho to Chelsea, Benteke to Liverpool, Navas to Manchester City

Mourinho to Chelsea 1/6/13: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez speaks to Sky Sports News. “Mourinho is going to Chelsea. Probably on Monday he will be their new manager. We wish him good luck.” 2/6/13: Mourinho speaks to Spanish football TV show Punto Pelota “I’m going to London on Monday and at the end of the […]

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STATS: Toure’s passing for Manchester City vs Bassong’s defensive work for Norwich

Manchester City v Norwich 16:00   – Manchester City recorded their first win following the dismissal of Roberto Mancini on Tuesday night with a 2-0 win over Reading. Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko both got on the scoresheet as City begin their planning their title challenge for next season.   – Yaya Toure will likely […]

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Manchester City should expect backlash for this “typical City” behaviour

This time last year it was all going so well for Roberto Mancini and Manchester City. Two goals deep into injury time during the last match of the season against QPR meant the Italian had delivered City’s first title in 44 years in the most dramatic circumstances imaginable. The long wait was over. City, who […]

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Breaking news: Manchester City sack Mancini

Manchester City have tonight confirmed that Roberto Mancini has been sacked. The news was leaked to the press ahead of City’s defeat against Wigan in the FA Cup final on Saturday but Mancini appeared to think it was just paper talk. “You continue to speak about this for six months and also too much in […]

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PICTURE: Manchester City FA Cup Winners 2013 badge

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Nasri describes Manchester United wall agony

Having come back from 2 goals down against Manchester United on derby day, Samir Nasri moved out of the way of the ball when Robin van Persie took a last minute freekick, allowing the reds to score and win the game. United moved six points clear of Manchester City as a result and the moment […]

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