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Tag Archives: Mark Hughes

Talk Of Manchester City Making A Top Five Is Premature

Posted on by Paul Bestall

If I was an Arsenal fan, I’d be fed up already listening to people saying that Manchester City were obviously going to usurp them as one of the “Big Four” sides. It’s amazing what spending money does to peoples judgement … Continue reading

What Will Arsenal Do With the £39m from Manchester City?

Posted on by tyduffy

Manchester City are spending their way into the Premier League top four. Paradoxically, the club most amenable to their ambition is Arsenal, whom they wish to supplant. The Gunners sold City striker Emmanuel Adebayor for £25m. Less than two weeks … Continue reading

Is Mark Hughes Building a Barcelona Clone at Eastlands?

Posted on by Dave Warner

Say what you will about the obscene amount of money being spent by Manchester City this summer, but you have to admit that there’s a certain perverse pleasure in watching someone build a real-life club lineup in much the same … Continue reading

Now Mark Hughes Knows Exactly What’s Required

Posted on by Paul Bestall

When Mark Hughes agreed to replace Sven Goran Eriksson last summer, no doubt he knew things would be interesting at Manchester City, it very rarely isn’t in the sky blue half of Manchester, but I doubt he’d have expected anything … Continue reading

Can Manchester City Win The UEFA CUP?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Could Manchester City finally put their 33 year major trophy drought to bed this season by winning the UEFA Cup this season? Why not, what  with Ajax crashing out last night at the hands of Marseille and Zenit St Petersburg … Continue reading

Ashley Cole Can’t Keep His Mouth Shut While Liverpool Is Overpriced

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

So we have another Premier League footballer in trouble with the law. Chelsea defender Ashley Cole early Thursday morning decided after a night out doing charity work, that he would decide to have a little too much booze and then … Continue reading

Man City Finish Transfer Window Back Where They Started

Posted on by Matthew Semisch

When the financial and managerial reins to Manchester City Football Club changed hands early on this season for the second time in fairly quick succession on both fronts, this time with the Blues having instantly catapulted to the top of … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Pride Park Night, The Busy Day in Newcastle and Other Various Musings

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

Congrats to Derby County. On a day where Cricket was the headline in England throughout (thanks ECB), Derby County came up with another dozy…technically being 180 minutes away from European competition. However that’s where the hyperbole stops for me. Sir … Continue reading

Defoe Joins The Boomerang Gang

Posted on by Paul Bestall

When Jermain Defoe rejoined Tottenham yesterday, he became the newest member of an extremely unique club that has seen it’s membership dwindle over the last few seasons. Very few players rejoin a club they used to play for whilst at … Continue reading

The Saga of Mark Hughes While Defoe Receives Death Threats

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

The biggest story to come out of the FA Cup Third Round this weekend was the way Manchester City was torn apart by Nottingham Forest. Given the media’s need for a story, the immediate response from the press was to … Continue reading

The Race to Replace Sir Alex

Posted on by tyduffy

Neither a flying pizza nor a kick in the shin could fell him, but Sir Alex Ferguson is 66-years-old.  He will retire at some point.  Manchester United manager for 22 years, Ferguson’s teams have won 10 Premier League titles, five … Continue reading

Hughes the wrong man for the Abu Dhabi United Group?

Posted on by Josh Allen

One point off the relegation zone is the last place Sheikh Mansour would have expected Manchester City to be when he took over at Eastlands in September. Now with the club verging on a relegation battle rather than one for … Continue reading

Top Heavy City Struggle With Flair

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Watching Manchester City yesterday left me in no doubt as to the scale of the issues currently affecting Mark Hughes team and the dreadful run of form they currently find themselves in. With 4 wins, 1 draw and 7 defeats … 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

Are Manchester City About To Go Into Meltdown?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

When the Vedran Corluka story broke on Thursday, it seemed nothing more than transfer speculation hitting the news wires, stoked by the usual rumour mongers and agents, desperately trying to earn a bit of corn for themselves, pushing a transfer … Continue reading

'Man City And The Football Factory' Starring Mark Hughes

Posted on by Christopher Harris

No, this has nothing to do with Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory. Instead, it’s a true story about Manchester City manager Mark Hughes and how he’s creating his own factory under the gray skies of Lancashire. You have to … Continue reading