Tag Archives: Manchester City

Will This Really Be The Closest Premiership Ever?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well, I have to admit I’m perplexed by some of the performances of the Premierships traditional powerhouses this season. A month ago, most people would have been hard pressed to think anyone could trouble Chelsea for the title, now 6 … Continue reading

Fulham 1-4 Manchester City…A Day Where City Come Good

Posted on by James Beckett

Ahead of City’s trip to Fulham, the pressure was very much on Roberto Mancini. After a disappointing run of form which had seen the blues draw their last two games 0-0. A bad result in London could have spelled the … Continue reading

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

Manchester City Still Has So Much To Learn

Posted on by Marshall Norbal

In some fans’ and pundits’ opinion, Manchester City appears to be the team best equipped to challenge Chelsea for the Premier League title. But last Saturday 2-1 defeat at Wolves showed that despite all the talent there are evidently a … 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

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.

A Wage Cap In The Premier League?

Posted on by James Beckett

For many years now a wage cap has been hailed as something that could rejuvenate football. But could a regimented wage structure really be something that would work and how would it change the Premier League? Obviously for a wage … Continue reading

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

Prandelli Interested In Totti Alongside Balotelli

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Cesare Prandelli has revitalized the Azzurri. He won the first two qualifiers of the European Championships of 2012, and he looks ready to win even more. While Italy only faced Estonia and the Faroe Islands, the two wins were important … 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

Chelsea Continue Good Start, But The Big Tests Will Now Start To Arrive

Posted on by James Beckett

After watching the dramatic Manchester United v Liverpool game, my Sunday afternoon Premier League viewing was completed by watching Chelsea cruise past Blackpool. During the later of the games the following comment from my Dad got me thinking.   “Chelsea would … 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