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Archives: Manchester City

Yaya Toure, Demba Ba And 5 Other EPL Players Caught Up in Senegal Riot: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Didier Drogba, Demba Ba, Papiss Cisse and several Premier League players were forced off the field tonight during a riot in the game between Senegal and Ivory Coast. With Ivory Coast leading 2-0 until the 20th minute, the Senegal fans … Continue reading

Joe Hart Stars In Bizarre Cola Advert, Grows 4 Extra Arms [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s incredible to see how far Joe Hart has come in such a short time. At the 2010 World Cup, when I was hosting a World Cup viewing party at Wowies sports bar featuring USA and England, Umbro was nice … Continue reading

6 Statues Celebrate Most Infamous Moments in English Football [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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“It is an ode to defeat” is how the organizer of an art exhibit at Paris’ Pompidou Center describes a recently-unveiled statue of Zinedine Zidane. The 16-foot work, by artist Adel Abdessemed, is unusual in that it doesn’t show Zizou … Continue reading

“Roberto Mancini: A Footballing Life” Book Review

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Italian sportswriter Luca Caioli’s new biography entitled Roberto Mancini is readable, revealing, but yet somehow incomplete. Caioli relies exclusively on interviews with influential contemporaries of Mancini to paint a picture of the man as a player and as a manager. … Continue reading

How Some New Fans to the Premier League Find Teams to Follow

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s easy to live in a bubble when following soccer in the United States. Ninety nine percent of my interactions are with hardcore soccer fans, so when I talk to a fan who’s new to the Premier League, it’s often … Continue reading

Roberto Mancini Calls Upon Familiar Faces to Thwart “Crisis” Against Sunderland

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The defending Premier League Champions have provided uneven and perhaps even worrying performances fixture after fixture in all competitions this season. Not since the second half of the Community Shield win over Chelsea, had City looked in command of a … Continue reading

Manchester City 3:0 Sunderland

Posted on by Earl Reed
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Sunderland’s trip to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon was not very rewarding. Aleksandar Kolarov contributed a goal and an assist as Manchester City dominated the match, earning a 3-0 victory over the visiting Black Cats. The hosts made a … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 7: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Just as we’re getting back into the swing of Premier League action again, an international break beckons. The next Saturday we’ll have filled with Premier League matches is two weeks away, so savor today as much as you can. Six … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal vs Olympiakos: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The champions of England play the champions of Germany today when Manchester City host Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League. After City’s frustrating loss against Real Madrid at Stadio Bernabeu, Manchester City must get a win under their belt … Continue reading

British Players Given Preferential Treatment by Referees Says Sergio Aguero: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero says that British players are given preferential treatment by Premier League referees. “There is a little bit of privilege with players who come from [Britain], but that is normal. We just play our game, and the … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 6: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Today’s one of those rare Premier League Saturdays when all of the big clubs in the division are playing on the same day. Arsenal kicks things off against Chelsea at 7:45am ET/12:45pm BST in a match that will be another … Continue reading

Why this Premier League Season Could Be The Best Ever For Some Of The Wrong Reasons

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The last couple of weeks have been a blur for me. I wish I could say it’s been hours spent playing FIFA 13, but it’s been a combination of several things — helping my wife launch her food truck business, … Continue reading

Former Man City Manager And West Ham Player John Bond Dies At 79: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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One of the most memorable faces of early 80s British football passed away today at the age of 79. John Bond will be remembered by many as the manager of Manchester City from 1980-83 during a very trying time for … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 5: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Do Sunday mornings get any better than this? Liverpool against Manchester United, Newcastle against Norwich City, Manchester City versus Arsenal and Tottenham against Queens Park Rangers. Four matches in the space of 4.5 hours. Needless to say, the match between Liverpool … Continue reading

“Manchester – the City Years” — Book Review

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

“Manchester – the City Years” is simply the most comprehensive history ever written about the reigning champions of England. Gary James, a renowned football historian and City supporter whose previous works about City have been impressive, has written a masterpiece … Continue reading

Real Madrid vs Manchester City & Montpellier vs Arsenal: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

For many of us, today kicks off what will feel like the first day of the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League season. No more qualifying groups. This is the real deal. And what a better way to start it than with … Continue reading