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Archives: Manchester City

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

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 32: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

x Could the Premier League title race be effectively over after today’s matches? With Manchester United playing the early match today against QPR at 8:30am ET/1:30pm GMT, a win for United will put the pressure on Manchester City who has … Continue reading

Reader Mailbag: Where Liverpool Needs to Improve; Plus Mourinho to Man City?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s that time for the weekly Reader Mailbag. It’s your chance to ask those questions that have always been on your mind, but you always forget to ask! Until now Q: Todd asks … What does Liverpool do with this … Continue reading

Find Out Who’s In the Premier League Team of the Season 2011-12

Posted on by Alex Muller

Out friends over at The Football Daily have thought long and hard this week about which 11 players deserve to be in the Premier League team of the season for 2011-12. The results from their number crunching and debates have … Continue reading

Could Your Premier League Club Be the Next Rangers or Portsmouth?

Posted on by Eamonn Rushe

The recent financial struggles of Portsmouth and Rangers have been the subject of debate amongst fans. The worry is that maybe your club is not the invincible landmark of history that it once seemed. The overall financial climate in today’s … Continue reading

An Early Look at the Contenders for the Premier League Manager of the Season Award

Posted on by Scott Fulton

The Premier League Manager of the Season award is always a contentious one. Whilst usually dominated by the manager of the league champions, there are often several contenders. Overachievers competing for Europe? The newly promoted side comfortable in mid table? … Continue reading

When Premier League Footballers From Rival Clubs Are Friends Not Enemies

Posted on by Christopher Harris

After yesterday’s impressive result but lackluster performance by Manchester City, the race at the top of the Premier League is still on and it looks more and more likely that the Monday, April 30 match between City and United at … Continue reading

There’s More Than One City in the Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

After Swansea City’s well-deserved victory against Manchester City Sunday, where the Welsh club worked its socks off for 94 minutes, I think it’s time that the Swans deserve some respect. Throughout this entire season, the team has stuck to its … Continue reading