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Archives: Manchester City

5 Key Observations from the Manchester City vs Manchester United Derby

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

The most recent Manchester Derby gave fans an intense, action packed match. The derby provided even more importance and both clubs are competing for the Premier League title. In the end, Manchester City showed its championship mettle as the noisy … Continue reading

Roberto Mancini and Alex Ferguson Square Off Against Each Other [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

The tensions between Sir Alex Ferguson and Roberto Mancini came to a boil on Monday night when the two managers squared up against each other along the touchline. The incident that sparked the war of words was after Danny Welbeck … Continue reading

Manchester City Defeats United to Blow the Title Race Wide Open: Who Will Win It Now?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The Premier League title race was blown wide open Monday night after Manchester City deservedly beat Manchester one-nil at Etihad Stadium. With the three points, Manchester City now climbs into first place on goal difference. City’s faces Newcastle United on … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Manchester United: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It all comes down to this. Or so we hope. A win for either club will have massive consequences on the race for the Premier League title. A win for Manchester City, and they’ll go back into first place on … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Manchester United Preview: Who’s Going to Win the Derby?

Posted on by Matt Jones

“We’re not really here” are some of the words emblazoned around the Etihad Stadium amongst other footnotes and references to Manchester City’s history. These particular words are significant because of a chant started by the Blue Moon faithful in the … Continue reading

Play the EPL Draft! Which Players Would You Pick for Next Season?

Posted on by Morgan Green

UPDATED: As some of you may or may not know, the NFL Draft has commenced here in America. All the teams in the National Football League descend upon New York and spend the next several days drafting the best college … Continue reading

The Six Premier League Clubs Most Likely To Woo Pep Guardiola As Manager

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk

According to reports, Josep Guardiola will leave the Nou Camp at the end of the season. It is believed the he will likely take a year-long break from football before returning to manage at another club. Guardiola will be in … Continue reading

Manchester City Home Shirt for 2012-13 Season Leaked [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

A photo has been leaked on the Internet featuring what appears to be Manchester City’s new home kit for the 2012-13 Premier League season. Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov is pictured wearing the new Manchester City home shirt. As you … Continue reading

Is This Manchester Derby The Biggest In Premier League History?

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

“Fact Or Fiction” is an infrequent series on EPL Talk. In this series, an assertion will be made regarding an impacting topic in the Premier League. EPL Talk writers Matt Hackenmiller and Earl Reed each offer their views on whether … Continue reading

Has Roberto Mancini Done a Good Enough Job at Manchester City?

Posted on by Scott Fulton

Since his arrival almost two and a half years ago, Manchester City has seen change unlike any other period in the club’s history. The oil rich owners influence has come to the fore after a period of disappointment under Mark … Continue reading

ESPN Moves Manchester City vs Man United From ESPN2 to ESPN For US Soccer Fans

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The most anticipated match of the 2011-12 Premier League season featuring Manchester City against Manchester United has been moved on television in the United States from ESPN2 to ESPN. Moving the Manchester derby, in a match which may decide who … Continue reading

Mario Balotelli, and the Difference Between Arrogance and Self-Confidence

Posted on by Gareth Samuel

Mario Balotelli is one of the most enigmatic and reportedly difficult footballers in the Barclay’s Premier League and like many sports stars, his name is as synonymous with descriptions of arrogance as it is with words of praise. So is … Continue reading

Reader Mailbag: Evaluating the Chances of Suarez and Balotelli Staying in the Premier League

Posted on by Morgan Green

Welcome back to another edition of the EPL Talk Mailbag. Before we get into the questions, I celebrated my birthday yesterday and after all the dinners with family and such was done, the best present I got by far was … Continue reading

Nominees for 2011-12 PFA Player of the Year Award; Evaluating Who Should Win

Posted on by Andrew Bishara

Earlier this week, the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) announced the six players nominated for their Player of the Year award. There are some surprises and there are some no-brainers. But who deserves to wear the crown for the best player … Continue reading

I Sold Sanctuary: How The Cult Kept My Love Affair With English Football Intact

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the six years that I’ve published EPL Talk, I’ve shared a lot of details about my life, mostly from a soccer perspective. But one thing that I haven’t mentioned before, because it wasn’t really relevant, was another six year … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Birmingham City, 1956 FA Cup Final [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Fifty six years ago, Manchester City played Birmingham City in the 1956 FA Cup Final at the old Wembley Stadium. The match will be forever remembered as the cup final where Manchester City goalkeeper Bert Trautmann, a former Nazi paratrooper, … Continue reading

Balotelli Decision Reveals Inefficiencies in FA Post-Match Disciplinary Process

Posted on by Brandon Bohning

If you haven’t heard or seen it by now, Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli kept his boot up and his studs exposed as he lunged at Arsenal’s Alex Song in a 1-0 defeat for City against Arsenal on Sunday that … Continue reading

Mario Balotelli Faces Crossroads In His Career

Posted on by Morgan Green

Mario Balotelli is back in the headlines again this week. In other news, the sun has risen in the east to reveal that the sky is in fact blue. These are things that should surprise no one. It’s been written … Continue reading