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Archives: Manchester City

Hoping Owen Hargreaves Gets the Luck He Deserves at Manchester City

Posted on by Phil Dean

Owen Hargreaves to Manchester City. How on earth has that come about?! Having been released by Manchester United this summer, Hargreaves must have felt that his chance at the very top of English football had gone for good. Rumors of talks … Continue reading

Leeds United vs Manchester City, 1971-72 Season (Video Highlights)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Leeds United was a powerhouse in the early 1970′s and you can see why in the above video. Featuring stars such as Allan Clarke, Billy Bremner and Peter Lorimer, who scored a spectacular goal in the above video, Leeds went … Continue reading

Arsenal vs Manchester City, 1970-71 (Video Highlights)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Since there are very few matches on this weekend of note, I thought I’d share with you some video highlights of a classic English football game from the 1970-71 season. This one features Arsenal against Manchester City played in front … Continue reading

Manchester City Is On The Verge Of Becoming the Preeminent Club In Europe

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

Fact or Fiction: With the recent signings of Sergio Aguero and Samir Nasri, Manchester City are on the verge of overtaking the likes of Barcelona and Manchester United as the preeminent club on the continent. Fiction. Although Manchester City is … Continue reading

Umbro Makes Donation To Help Man City Supporters Clubs in Sierra Leone

Posted on by Alex Muller

On a day when Plymouth Argyle players are considering going on strike because they haven’t been paid in ages, it’s a breath of fresh air to hear about a feel-good story for a change. Manchester City have been making inroads … Continue reading

Samir Nasri Arrives At Manchester City to Agree £180,000-a-week Deal (Video)

Posted on by Alex Muller

Watch the above video to see Samir Nasri arriving at Manchester City’s offices to sign his new contract which is believed to be as much as £180,000-a-week, according to newspaper reports. The fascinating thing about the above video is that … Continue reading

What is Manchester City’s Best Starting XI?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Some Arsenal supporters may disagree, but today is the day that the Gunners passed the baton to Manchester City in the race for the Premier League title. The ease with which Manchester City was able to pinch Samir Nasri away … Continue reading

Manchester City Signs Samir Nasri For a Transfer Fee Of Around £22million

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester City has agreed a fee with Arsenal for the signing of Samir Nasri, the French midfielder. The transfer of Nasri from Arsenal to Manchester City will be completed after Nasri passes his medical. “Arsenal can confirm that they have … Continue reading

An Overview of Man City’s Expensive Strikers (From 2007 Onwards)

Posted on by Tony Davies

Manchester City have money to blow.  We know that.  Constantly, huge figures are thrown about in relation to the price of their squad, players’ wages, sponsorship deals, etc.  Sometimes this is done in anger, with people taking a similar stance … Continue reading

Steve McManaman Says Manchester Sh*tty On TV: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It was an obvious slip of the tongue Saturday, but Steve McManaman referred to his former club Manchester City as ‘Manchester Sh*tty’ on ESPN2 during the Fulham against Aston Villa broadcast. McManaman said in the above video that Manchester City … Continue reading

London’s Burning

Posted on by Alex Muller

Talk about bad timing. Zippo, the American lighter brand, chose this week to unveil their lighters that feature the crests of four of the Premier League’s biggest clubs. The irony is that in the same week that Zippo releases these, … Continue reading

Poll: Will Man City or Man Utd Win the Community Shield?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I don’t think I’m going too far out on a limb here by saying that one of the two clubs we’ll see in the 2011 Community Shield will go on to win the 2011-12 Premier League title. Arsenal have had … Continue reading

Manchester City Signs Argentine Striker Sergio Aguero In 5-Year-Deal

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester City has signed Argentine striker Sergio Aguero to the club in a five-year-contract. The rumored transfer fee is believed to be £38 million. Out of all of the transfers so far this summer in the Premier League, the addition … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney’s Bicycle Kick Against City: Beautiful Animation

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The date was February 12, 2011. Up stepped Wayne Rooney in an important game against rivals Manchester City to score a sensational bicycle kick to win all three points. Now, months later, talented artist Richard Swarbrick has recreated the moment … Continue reading

In Defense of Mario Balotelli

Posted on by Stephen Lucey

On the face of it, Mario Balotelli is exactly the type of player I, as a thoroughbred American sports fan, should hate: an aloof, cold, joyless sourpuss who even at twenty years old possesses the trappings of a career mercenary.  … Continue reading

Chicago vs Man Utd, DC vs Everton and Orlando vs Newcastle: Friendly Roll Call

Posted on by Christopher Harris

This weekend is another big one across the United States for preseason friendlies featuring Premier League clubs. Today, Manchester United plays Chicago in front of a sold-out crowd of 62,500 at Soldier Field. Newcastle United plays Orlando City at the … Continue reading

Club America vs Manchester City in San Francisco: Roll Call

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester City kick off its 2011 US summer tour Saturday evening in San Francisco when they face Club America (live on Telefutura at 8pm ET). If you’re planning on going to the game, definitely post a comment here to let … Continue reading

Craig Bellamy Interview: Exclusive

Posted on by Christopher Harris

EXCLUSIVE: EPL Talk sat down with Manchester City striker/winger Craig Bellamy recently to get his views on a variety of topics including what it was like to play under managers Mark Hughes and Gary Speed, as well as what it … Continue reading