Archives: Manchester City

Zabaleta Escapes Penalty Claim & Clarke Loses West Brom Job After Long Denied Penalty: EPL Referee Decisions

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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An action packed weekend in the Premier League saw 30 goals and a number of controversial refereeing decisions. Some of the key decisions and my views on them are discussed below. The first game of the weekend was Manchester City … Continue reading

Watch Manchester City 6-3 Arsenal Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Manchester City completely blew open the Premier League title race today with an emphatic 6-3 victory against Arsenal at Etihad Stadium. It was a match that had a little bit of everything. There were nine goals. Jack Wilshere made an … Continue reading

Napoli Prepare January Bids for Erik Lamela And Aleksandar Kolarov: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The clock is ticking down to the silly season, which is typically the summer transfer window. But in this case, it’s ticking down to the January transfer window where clubs are looking to make desperate moves (or to help cover … Continue reading

Evaluating Arsenal, Chelsea, Man United, Man City and Liverpool’s Premier League Title Chances

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Manchester United has been ripped by critics in the past week as being in a free-fall. But looking at the coming fixtures and anticipating the potential trouble ahead for the sides ahead of the Red Devils in the table, it … Continue reading

Manchester City Manager Manuel Pellegrini Miscalculates Goal Difference Against Bayern Munich [VIDEO]

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Needing only a single goal late on to win Champions League Group D, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini evidently was unaware of the situation. When James Milner gave the Blues a 3-2 lead in the 62nd minute, City needed a … Continue reading

Manchester City Beat Manchester United and Barca to Sign Argentine Starlet

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Bruno Zuculini, who is considered by many the top holding midfielder in the Argentine League, will sign for Manchester City next summer, despite interest from Manchester United and Barcelona, according to Goal. A fee has been agreed between Manchester City … Continue reading

Micah Richards, John Guidetti and the Death of Manchester City Holism

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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When Manchester City sacked Roberto Mancini after defeat in the 2013 FA Cup Final, the club spoke of instituting a “holistic” approach to management. On Mancini’s watch no former Elite Development Squad (EDS) player had been integrated into the first … Continue reading

Manchester City Defensive Woes Continue

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Manchester City’s defensive record was the best in the Premier League each of the past three seasons. Under former Manager Roberto Mancini, the club may not have played the most attractive style of football but tactical shape and defensive organization … Continue reading

Fernandinho Turning Into Manchester City Stalwart

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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This summer Manchester City took what many, including myself thought was a huge risk in buying Fernandinho who had played the last eight seasons in Ukraine for £30 million. The signing was not only City’s most expensive of the summer … Continue reading

Julio Cesar Would Be An Ideal Fit to Give Joe Hart Competition at Manchester City

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Joe Hart’s heroics at Wembley on Tuesday against Germany intensified the debate currently grappling Manchester City supporters. Should the Manchester City net-minder be replaced permanently by a long-term transfer target or should he be temporarily replaced to simply get through … Continue reading

New York City FC Launches Campaign to Recruit Fans Starring Manchester City Footballers [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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New York City FC, the MLS team that will launch in 2015, has launched a campaign to recruit new fans of its club by featuring several Manchester City footballers juggling the ball around New York City. The Manchester City footballers … Continue reading

What Club Has Scored the Most Number of Goals in the Premier League In 2013? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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What club has scored the most number of goals in the Premier League during 2013 thus far? The answer may surprise you. Or, if you’re a Tottenham Hotspur supporter, the above graphic may be distressing despite the club’s lofty position … Continue reading

Joe Hart Will Not Start in Goal For England Friendly Against Chile

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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England manager Roy Hodgson said today that goalkeeper Joe Hart will not start in goal during tomorrow’s friendly against Chile at Wembley. Hodgson will choose between Fraser Forster or John Ruddy to start in the net for England. Ruddy has … Continue reading

Why Rodney Marsh’s Assertion That Yaya Toure Is Not Happy At Manchester City Has Validity

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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I flew through London Heathrow Airport the other day wearing a retro Manchester City shirt. When asked about it in Terminal 5, I simply stated it was a Rodney Marsh kit (which it is not — it is a generic … Continue reading

Manchester City Defender Vincent Kompany Ruled Out Of Action For An Additional 3 Weeks

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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As if the news couldn’t get any worse for Manchester City, club captain Vincent Kompany has been ruled out of action for another 3 weeks on top of the 5 weeks he’s already been out injured. Belgium’s medical team reports … Continue reading

Why Manchester City Striker Sergio Aguero Would Be a Perfect Fit At Bayern Munich

Posted on by Arjun Niranjan
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The latest rumor regarding Bayern Munich circling in the British press was that Pep Guardiola fancies Sergio Aguero as a transfer target for next season. Such rumors shall always be taken with skepticism, due to the fact that ridiculous rumors … Continue reading

Joe Hart Dropped By Manchester City For Clash With Norwich: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Joe Hart has been dropped by Manchester City for tomorrow’s clash with Norwich City, according to a report in The Guardian newspaper. Costel Pantilimon will start in goal for City after making an impressive performance against Newcastle United in the Capital One … Continue reading

Vincent Kompany’s Absence Exposes Manchester City’s Defensive Vulnerabilities

Posted on by Liam Close
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Manchester City were expected to be a real force this season after a change of manager and a busy summer in the transfer market. This season may only be 9 games old, and there’s a lot of soccer left to … Continue reading