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Tag Archives: Manchester City

Manchester City Is The New Chelsea Of Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

When Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea in 2003 and splashed £600 million to-date on the football club, few would have expected that a rival billionaire would outspend Chelsea’s owner. And even fewer would have predicted that the club would have been … Continue reading

Man United Website Features Berbatov As New First Team Player

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester United’s website has Dimitar Berbatov featured as one of its first-team players (see above screenshot). While a final decision has yet to be announced regarding whether Berbatov will join Man United, Manchester City or Real Madrid, the webmaster at … Continue reading

Real Madrid Accepts Manchester City £32.5 Million Bid For Robinho

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Marca, the daily Spanish sports newspaper, is reporting that Real Madrid has accepted a £32.5 million bid for Robinho. The audacious bid by new Man City owners Abu Dhabi United Group was made at the last minute, and now we … Continue reading

Is Today The Day The Premiership Changed Forever?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

I got up this morning expecting another tense, dull day to be spattered with the occasional factual transfer as the transfer window creaked shut getting excited about nothing much in particular. A day spent scouring the BBC and Sky Sports … Continue reading

Who Is Abu Dhabi United Group?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

What is known about the Abu Dhabi United Group, the new owners of Manchester City Football Club? Abu Dhabi United Group for Development and Investment (ADUG) is the investment arm of the Abu Dhabi royal family. ADUG is expected to … Continue reading

Man City Bids For David Villa and Mario Gomez

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester City has placed bids to capture the signings of David Villa and Mario Gomez before the August transfer window deadline ends in less than six hours at midnight UK time. “We have bids in for three players,” said Dr … Continue reading

Is Manchester City Really Better Off with New Owners?

Posted on by Richard Whittall

So, the shortish reign of Thaksin Shinawatra has finally come to an end. None too soon perhaps for Man City fans settling down to some Pepto Bismol after that ridiculous and probably unnecessary roller-coaster ride.    While stern looking Premier League … Continue reading

Middle East Company Buys Manchester City

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester City officials have confirmed that a Middle East company is in the process of taking over the club from Thai owner Thaksin Shinawatra. A memorandum of understanding (i.e. a statement of intent) has been signed between between the Abu … Continue reading

Breaking News: Spurs Accepts Manchester City Bid For Berbatov

Posted on by Christopher Harris

According to Sky Sports News, Manchester City has made a shock bid for Dimitar Berbatov which has been accepted by Spurs. Incredibly, Tottenham is reported to have made a bid in excess of £30 million. The massive transfer fee makes … Continue reading

Premier League: August 31, 2008 (Your Running Commentary)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today marks the last day of Premier League football until the league returns on Saturday, September 13 when Liverpool plays Manchester United at Anfield — two whole weeks off because of World Cup qualifying matches. So here are today’s matches … Continue reading

How Chelsea Ruined Shaun Wright-Phillips

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The way Chelsea Football Club ruined Shaun Wright-Phillips is a travesty. Go back in time to 2005 and the dimunitive winger was tearing down the right wing at the City Of Manchester Stadium. The player was such a joy to … Continue reading

Premier League Wants To Be The NFL

Posted on by Christopher Harris

You may have missed an article by Oliver Kay in The Times this past weekend that featured a very revealing interview with Manchester City executive chairman Garry Cook regarding the future of the Premier League. The headline perfectly sums up … Continue reading

Premier League: August 24, 2008 (Your Running Commentary)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Get ready for another Super Sunday of English Premier League matches. Chelsea visits Wigan, where the Blues infamously dented their Premier League title hopes in April when Emile Heskey scored a dramatic late equalizer. Manchester City, meanwhile, will hope to … Continue reading

Are Manchester City Fans Getting Fatter?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Are Manchester City fans getting fatter or are they requesting baggier shirts for fashion reasons?! I think the former. The above image is taken from Man City’s online shop.

New Manchester City Third Shirt: Your Opinion

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester City may want to quickly forget their debut performance in their new third shirt. City wore the new orange football kit for the first time Sunday when they lost 4-2 against an on-song Aston Villa side. Designed by Le … Continue reading

Premier League: Gameweek One (Your Running Commentary)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today marks day two of the Premier League season and our first chance to see teams such as Manchester United and Chelsea in the new season. How will Scolari fair for Chelsea, can Man United shake off the injuries and … Continue reading

Premier League Predictions: Gameweek One

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

It’s amazing how things can sometime go full circle. It feels weird blogging back here again, but it’s safe to say I’m back. For those who don’t know me, I’m Johnathan Starling. Started out blogging on the old Community and … Continue reading

Manchester City Shocked In UEFA Cup Second Qualifying Round First-Leg

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Manchester City are in danger of an early exit from Europe after a shock 1-0 home defeat by Danish side Midtjylland in their UEFA Cup second qualifying round first-leg match on Thursday. The loss adds to the ongoing turmoil at … Continue reading