Tag Archives: Manchester City

Does Tony Pulis Hold the Key to the Premier League Title Race?

Posted on by Tom Gatehouse
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Let’s imagine, just for a minute, that Chelsea come away with a draw from Anfield on April 27. It’s certainly plausible considering the Blues’ league-high defensive record, and the irrepressible Jose Mourinho’s knack of getting his tactics in the big … Continue reading

Liverpool Face-Off Against Manchester City In Boxing Day’s Marquee Match

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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(For US Viewers – Manchester City v. Liverpool will be shown LIVE on Thursday December 26th at 12:30ppm EST on NBC Sports Network) Boxing Day’s final match features two teams in brilliant form: league leading Liverpool and third place Manchester … Continue reading

Why the Next 2 Weeks Will Determine If Southampton Are Ready For a Top Four Challenge

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Southampton is currently third in the Premier League table and have already taken points from English giants Liverpool and Manchester United. Their early season success raises the question: “When are people going to accept Southampton as a serious Top Four … Continue reading

David Silva and Sergio Aguero Are Hitting Their Stride for Manchester City

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Heading into their Super Sunday match at Stamford Bridge, David Silva and Sergio Aguero are in good form and that usually bodes well for Manchester City. In the past, the Spanish midfielder and Argentine striker have combined to be a … Continue reading

Aston Villa: This Season’s Premier League Entertainers Aiming to Reach Greater Heights

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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In English football, which club has the fourth highest total of major honors? What would your answer be? Most would assume Manchester United, Liverpool, and Arsenal to take the top three positions and they would be correct. But who has the fourth … Continue reading

The Undervalued Importance of Assistant Managers

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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It’s safe to say that if an average soccer fan were shown a picture of José Mourinho and asked which club he managed, he would know the answer straight away. Same would be said for Carlo Ancelotti, Pep Guardiola, or … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Old Trafford Is No Longer the Dream Destination for Young Talent

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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After Manchester United wrapped up a nervy three points against the Premier League’s bottom club on Saturday, many people were quick to praise the display of 18-year-old, Adnan Januzaj. The young Belgian showed a rare combination of skill and poise … Continue reading

The Early Season Roller Coaster Ride for Premier League Managers Continues

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The Barclay’s Premier League season kicked off on Saturday August 17, 2013. Each club has now played six matches and one manager has been fired (Sunderland’s Paolo Di Canio). Even after just six matches, some Premier League managers have been riding … Continue reading

Manchester United Face A Defining Moment Against Shakhtar Donetsk

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United will be walking into a cauldron of noise when they enter Donbass Arena for their UEFA Champions League match against Shakhtar Donetsk today. Donetsk has never lost at home to an English team in the Champions League and … Continue reading

3 of the Most Disappointing Professional Footballing Careers in Recent Memory

Posted on by Tom Gatehouse
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It is a chain of events that happens all to often in soccer. A club agrees a transfer for an attacking player, and fans flock to the Internet to check out the artistic video compilations made specifically by the countless unnamed. The … Continue reading

Bob, Robert, and Omar: The Week in Review May 9-13, 2011

Posted on by Robert Hay

After a midweek tease, the MLS slate is full this weekend with all but two teams playing on Saturday.  For those looking forward to a little Friday night soccer, there will be none so you’ll just have to wait for … Continue reading

Week in Review April 11 – 15, 2011

Posted on by Robert Hay

Because of the number of games played during the week, this weekend’s schedule is evenly distributed between Saturday and Sunday.  The Saturday evening spotlight match is DC United visiting BMO Field and Toronto FC, as seen on Fox Soccer Channel. … Continue reading

Premier League Links Of The Day: January 7, 2010

Posted on by Footie Phantom

Let’s gear up for tomorrows FA Cup matches with a video. Take a look at the highlights from last years final. Here’s the links: Aston Villa shaken up [Caught Offside] Buy Beckham’s 2008 Porsche [Ebay] Manchester City played for the … Continue reading

Moves To Expect This January Transfer Market

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

With a new year upon us, the January transfer window will be opening up soon. While normally we don’t see super-stars switch allegiances in this period, but 2011 could be different. The names of Klose, Toni, Gilardino, and Kaka have … Continue reading

Live Blog: Premier League December 28

Posted on by Phillip Badger

Will Manchester City top the table for a moment (however briefly)? Will Chelsea be knocked out of the top 4 for a day (at least)? Will Blackpool actually play a match? Join me for a live blog for the seven … Continue reading

What EPL Clubs Do You Want to See on an American Tour?

Posted on by Robert Hay

As winter settles in and the MLS offseason is in full swing, it is not too soon to plan those warm weather summer tours where international teams play MLS squads.  The advantages to both sides are obvious – MLS teams … Continue reading

Who Will Be On The Move In January?

Posted on by Thomas Flower

With the transfer window opening immanently speculation is already mounting on who will be on the move in January. As teams look to give their squads that bit extra in the push for trophies, promotion or the battle against relegation, … Continue reading

Mancini and Tevez Set For D-Day Talks

Posted on by James Beckett

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini will meet with his rebel striker Carlos Tevez tomorrow, in a bid to save the Argentine’s career at the club. The two haven’t spoken since Tevez’s representatives informed the City hierarchy that the forward wanted … Continue reading