Archives: Manchester City

Adam Johnson Should Start in the Premier League for Manchester City, Not Europa League

Posted on by Jesse Chula
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Manchester City have now lost three games on the bounce after Thursday’s Europa League match v Lech Poznan away. Losses to Arsenal at home and Wolves at Molineux in the Premier League have seen a few eyebrows raised in the … Continue reading

Three Straight Defeats Could Spell The End For Roberto Mancini

Posted on by James Beckett

The ever increasing pressure on Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has reached a new height after City’s disappointing Europa League defeat at Lech Poznan. It is now three straight defeats for Mancini and now means Sunday’s trip to West Brom, … Continue reading

Roberto Mancini Heading For The Sack?

Posted on by James Beckett

Life in charge of the world’s wealthiest football club was never going to be easy for Roberto Mancini. Ever since arriving at Eastlands last December, there has always been the sense that the Italian is a couple of bad results … Continue reading

Fantasy Premier League Tips – Gameweek 10

Posted on by Stuart Webb

Hello and welcome to EPL Talk’s new weekly Fantasy League tips column. If you are constantly experiencing selection problems ahead of the weekends fixtures this is the column for you (hopefully!). Every week I will do my best to not … Continue reading

The Pressure Is On Emmanuel Adebayor

Posted on by James Beckett

Manchester City will host Arsenal tomorrow in a game which could be crucial for both sides this season. But for one man the game will be a chance to erase some dark memories of the last time Arsenal visited Eastlands. … Continue reading

Brian Clough On Malcolm Allison (Video)

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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I was saddened to hear this past weekend that Malcolm Allison, the legendary former manager of Manchester City, passed away at the age of 83. No one apart from Brian Clough summed up 70s and 80s English football better than … Continue reading

Manchester City To Challenge For The Title?

Posted on by James Beckett

They say the sign of a good side is winning when you’re not playing well. If that is the case then Roberto Mancini’s Manchester City could be a real challenger for the Premier League this season after grinding out another … Continue reading

Malcolm Allison Remembered

Posted on by James Beckett
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Manchester City fans will today be fondly remembering their great manager Malcolm Allison, the coach who helped the club to the most successful spell in the clubs history. Allison passed away earlier today aged 83.

Injuries Are A Part Of Football

Posted on by James Beckett

The League Managers Association have hit back at Danny Murphy over his comments regarding managers creating bad tackles. The LMA were deeply unimpressed after the Fulham midfield claimed that the likes of Tony Pulis, Sam Allardyce and Mick McCarthy deliberately … Continue reading

Manchester City Grind Another Result Out

Posted on by James Beckett

The old saying is that a good team can grind out a result when they are not playing well. Well Manchester City did that today with a hard fought win over an impressive Newcastle United side. If there is one … Continue reading

Is Mario Balotelli What Manchester City Are Missing?

Posted on by James Beckett

Manchester City fans will have today been hurt by the news that big summer signing Mario Balotelli is weeks rather than days away from a return to action. The £24 million summer singing from Inter Milan has only made a … Continue reading

Is Roberto Mancini Bluffing?

Posted on by James Beckett

Manchester City’s victory over Chelsea today could just be the turning point in their season. After a start which saw the Eastlands club drop vital points away at Sunderland and at home to Blackburn Rovers, the victory today could go … Continue reading

Blackburn Point Shows City’s New Problem

Posted on by James Beckett

While a Patrick Vieira goal was enough to rescue a point for Manchester City against Blackburn a draw won’t be good enough to satisfy City’s ever demanding owners and fans. But expect more results of a similar nature as sides … Continue reading

Adam Johnson…Could He Star For Club and Country In The Future?

Posted on by James Beckett
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While the injury to Theo Walcott would have slightly marred England’s excellent 3-1 win in Basel, it did give Manchester City winger Adam Johnson a chance to enhance his ever growing reputation. The former Middlesbrough man did just that with … Continue reading

Frustrations Continue For Wright Phillips

Posted on by James Beckett

When Shaun Wright Phillips appeared as second half substitute against Switzerland, he was probably hoping that an impressive display could kick-start his club season. But things didn’t go according to plan for the Manchester City winger and a below par … Continue reading

Robinho Was A Success At Manchester City

Posted on by James Beckett

The sale of Robinho has marked the end of an era for Manchester City. The Brazilian arrived with high expectations of taking City to the next level and in a strange way he has sort lived up to the expectations. … Continue reading

Manchester City Finally Wash Their Hands of Robinho, the Lame Duck

Posted on by William Anttila

Finally, after almost two years to the day, Manchester City have washed their hands of the great lame duck – Robinho. It’s been a great mystery to the Premier League as to why the £32.5 million man failed to perform … Continue reading

Transfer Deadline Day Still Gives Us No Clues

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Here in the U.K, Sky Sports News have been trailing Transfer Deadline day for two weeks. For many viewers, the strained excitement of the presenters trying to display uncontrollable excitement over minor transfer dealings is something of a running joke. … Continue reading