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Archives: Manchester City

FA Cup Third Round Match Previews And Predictions

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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It’s the third round of English football’s most prestigious cup competition and indeed the oldest cup competition in world, the FA Cup. It’s that time when the bigger boys in the Premier League are paired with the survivors from the … Continue reading

Lampard Extension at Manchester City is a Travesty For MLS

Posted on by Abe Asher
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Back in July, I wrote a column praising New York City FC’s signing of Frank Lampard. Except now, more than five months later, it’s unclear if NYCFC ever really signed Lampard in the first place. What we have here is … Continue reading

Comparisons Between Lampard and Gerrard Continue to Run Deep Both On And Off the Field

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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It is no small irony that after 24 hours of headlines about Frank Lampard that the spotlight has passed to Steven Gerrard.  After all, it’s these two players who are forever inextricably linked in the minds of a generation of fans … Continue reading

Stevan Jovetic Relishing Premier League Title Race Against Chelsea

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic is relishing the champions' title battle with Chelsea. City pulled alongside Chelsea at the top of the Barclays Premier League with a dramatic 3-2 win over Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium on New Year's Day. … Continue reading

Frank Lampard Is Better Off at Manchester City Than New York, Says Pellegrini

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claimed he could understand the frustration of New York City supporters after his victory in the fight for Frank Lampard's services. City are set to keep the former England midfielder until the end of the … Continue reading

How US Soccer Media Reacted to News That Frank Lampard isn’t Joining MLS Until May

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Questions persist regarding the revelation today that Frank Lampard reportedly was not a New York City FC player (even though he was paraded out in front of the US soccer media this past summer as their new signing). Instead, he … Continue reading

What Frank Lampard’s Deal Means for NYCFC, MLS, Manchester City and the Player

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Call it the New Year’s Eve Earthquake. The reaction to the news that Manchester City has decided to keep Frank Lampard until the end of the European season sent shockwaves through social media and the American soccer community this afternoon. But … Continue reading

Manchester City Extends Frank Lampard Loan Until End of May or Early June

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester City has extended the loan of Frank Lampard from New York City FC until the end of the 2014/15 season. In a blow to NYCFC and MLS, Lampard — who was originally scheduled to join the brand-new MLS club in … Continue reading

6 Key Soccer Questions to Ponder Ahead of 2015

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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As the year 2014 winds down, it is a good time to look back at what was a pretty eventful year for the beautiful game. We saw transfer madness, the slip seen around the world, the bite(s) felt around the … Continue reading

Combined Premier League XI Team For First Half of Season 2014-15

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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So the final Premier League games of 2014 have come to a close. Chelsea and Manchester City seem destined to battle for this season’s title whilst Manchester United have climbed up to third after a slow start. West Ham United … Continue reading

How James Milner Playing as a False 9 Has Helped Manchester City Score More Goals

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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‘Strikers are meant to score goals,’ the lazy adage goes. For years, fans were subjected to the British press’ mocking of Emile Heskey ‘s inclusion in the England squad even though clear evidence existed that England scored more goals and … Continue reading

Manuel Pellegrini: Manchester City Let Lead Slip Against Burnley [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini admitted his team fell off the pace as Burnley fought back to claim an unlikely draw at the Etihad Stadium. City looked set to cut Chelsea's lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Week – Gameweek 17

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during the weekend of Gameweek 17 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Pantilimon – [Sunderland] – … Continue reading

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 17

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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The weekend’s biggest and most controversial incident was at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon. I was fortunate enough to be at the game and thought the referee had a good game until just after Manchester United equalized. Gabby Agbonlahor was … Continue reading

Analyzing The Top 5 Signings of 2014

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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With 2014 now approaching its climax, it is time to assess the signings who have excelled after making a move in 2014. Not every signing will be a hit, as we have seen with great regularity in the Premier League … Continue reading

Watch Manchester City 3-0 Crystal Palace Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manuel Pellegrini was happy to see Manchester City move joint top of the table, but Neil Warnock was in a much darker mood following Crystal Palace's 3-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium. City moved level on points with Barclays Premier … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Believes Chelsea Was Right To Let Frank Lampard Leave

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has insisted that the club made the right decision by allowing Frank Lampard to leave as a free agent this summer. The Portuguese boss believes that if the Blues had decided to keep the 36-year-old it … Continue reading

Manuel Pellegrini to Investigate Manchester City Injuries

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is to investigate the spate of muscle injuries that threatens to undermine his side's return to form. City could have to play through the Christmas program without a recognized senior striker and their captain after … Continue reading