MANCHESTER CITY

  • Manchester City ready to revive season following international break Yesterday

    Manchester City manger Manuel Pellegrini was "absolutely confident" his team would begin their revival against Swansea City on Saturday and they duly obliged with a 2-1 victory. City had won just once in six games before the international break and were knocked out of the League Cup, fell eight points behind...
  • Yaya Toure winner gives Manchester City 2-1 victory over Swansea Yesterday

    Yaya Toure responded to Manuel Pellegrini's rallying call as he fired champions Manchester City to a 2-1 Premier League win over Swansea on Saturday. The City midfielder, below par for much of the season but continually backed by City manager Pellegrini, powered forward to strike the winner just after the hour...
  • Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini still eyeing EPL title 2 days ago

    Manchester: Manuel Pellegrini remains confident Manchester City can challenge for the English Premier League title, despite currently trailing leaders Chelsea by eight points. Pellegrini's team have made a stuttering start to the defence of their league crown and play host to Swansea City on Saturday, having won only one of their...
  • Next eight games crucial for Manchester City, says Manuel Pellegrini 2 days ago

    London: Manchester City must win their eight Premier League games before the end of the year if they are to challenge Chelsea for the Premier League title, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. Third-placed City are eight points adrift of Jose Mourinho's unbeaten Chelsea and having won only one of their...
  • Pellegrini 'not worried' as Chelsea forge further ahead November 9, 2014

    Manuel Pellegrini shrugged that he was "not worried about Chelsea" despite seeing his Manchester City team fall further behind the Premier League leaders at the end of a dispiriting week for both the Chilean and his champions. Only another brilliant performance from Sergio Aguero, who scored twice to take his season's...
  • EPL: Sergio Aguero rescues Manchester City a point at QPR in 2-2 draw November 9, 2014

    Two goals from Sergio Aguero earned Manchester City a point as they twice came from behind in a 2-2 draw with Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road in the Premier League on Saturday. QPR started the game on the front foot, putting pressure on the City players in torrential rain whenever...
  • Sergio Aguero vows to win Champions League with Manchester City November 8, 2014

    London: Manchester City may be on the brink of another early exit from the Champions League but striker Sergio Aguero has vowed to stay at the club until they are crowned European champions. The Premier League champions are without a win in this season's edition of Europe's elite club competition, bottom...
  • Manchester City's woes continue as Kompany is ruled out of QPR match November 7, 2014

    London: Manchester City's woes continued on Friday when captain Vincent Kompany, who has played in every minute of their Premier League campaign, was ruled out of the visit to Queens Park Rangers on Saturday with a calf injury. The league champions, who have won just once in five matches in all...
  • Manchester City suffering crisis of confidence in Europe: Pellegrini November 6, 2014

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said his side are suffering from a crisis of confidence after they suffered a humiliating 2-1 home defeat by CSKA Moscow on Wednesday. A woeful performance underpinned by dreadful defending, poor discipline and a lack of character caused a loss that City could ill-afford as they...
  • Champions League: Doumbia double gives CSKA 2-1 win at Manchester City November 6, 2014

    Two goals from Seydou Doumbia either side of a Yaya Toure free kick gave CSKA Moscow a 2-1 victory over nine-man Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday, leaving the English champion bottom of Group E with two games remaining. Manuel Pellegrini's side trailed at halftime, and as they chased...
  • Racist abuse 'a disgrace' and FIFA must act, says Toure November 5, 2014

    Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has said the abuse he suffered on social media is "a disgrace" and called for world soccer's governing body FIFA to reassess the way they deal with racism. Greater Manchester Police are investigating claims that the Ivorian was racially abused within hours of re-activating his Twitter...
  • Champions League: Manchester City have no margin for errors against CSKA Moscow November 5, 2014

    Everyone at Manchester City is flying high after the 1-0 derby win over Manchester United at the weekend but they could all come crashing back to earth after Wednesday's meeting with CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. The English top-flight champions, with striker Sergio Aguero in outstanding form, should in theory...
  • Manchester City's Lampard, Kolarov and Silva to miss CSKA match November 4, 2014

    Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov, midfielder Frank Lampard and playmaker David Silva will miss Wednesday's Champions League match against CSKA Moscow, coach Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday. Kolarov missed Sunday's derby win over Manchester United with a calf injury and will be out for a month, while Lampard, who said on...
  • Manchester City's Frank Lampard could be fit to face CSKA November 4, 2014

    Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard, who has missed four matches with a thigh injury, says he could play a part in their Champions League match against CSKA Moscow on Wednesday. The 36-year-old has been sidelined since sustaining the injury in City's 4-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Oct. 18 but has...
  • Manchester City will pounce when Chelsea drop points, says Sergio Aguero November 3, 2014

    London: Runaway leaders Chelsea are certain to drop points in their quest for the Premier League crown and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero believes his side will be ready to pounce when the Londoners falter. Having lost to Stoke City and West Ham United already this season, Manchester City have made...
  • Manchester United and Aston Villa count cost of indiscipline November 3, 2014

    London: Manchester United and Aston Villa paid a heavy price for having men sent off on in the Premier League on Sunday with United losing a tight derby to Man City and Villa surrendering a lead in defeat by Tottenham Hotspur. Sergio Aguero condemned United manager Louis van Gaal to a...
  • What Smalling did was not very smart, says Louis van Gaal November 2, 2014

    Manchester: It was a wonder that Louis van Gaal's face did not turn as scarlet as his team's shirts. After preaching the need for discipline and calm-headedness in the furnace of the Manchester derby on Sunday, all the new United manager got for his pains was the match-losing brainlessness of Chris...
  • Louis van Gaal says Marcos Rojo has dislocated shoulder November 2, 2014

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says defender Marcos Rojo dislocated his left shoulder in the 1-0 loss to fierce rival Manchester City in the Premier League. The Argentina international was carried off on a stretcher in the 55th minute at Etihad Stadium after being hurt in a challenge with City...
  • EPL: Manchester City beat 10-man spirited Manchester United 1-0 November 2, 2014

    Manchester: Sergio Aguero's second-half goal earned Manchester City a 1-0 victory over 10-man Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday, taking the team's winning run in the derby to four games. United played with 10 men from the 39th minute after center back Chris Smalling's sending-off, and Aguero broke down...
  • Record scorer Wayne Rooney returns for Manchester derby November 2, 2014

    Manchester United are set to welcome back captain Wayne Rooney from suspension for their visit to Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday, hoping the striker can add to his record scoring tally in the derby. Rooney, who has scored more goals than anyone in the Manchester derby, is back after...
  • Manchester derby leads talking points this EPL weekend November 1, 2014

    Manchester: The Manchester derby was a fixture that filled the blue half of the city with dread during United's glory years under Alex Ferguson. Now, it's United fans who are starting to fear the worst when one of English football's biggest matches comes around. City is looking for a sixth win in...
  • Radamel Falcao out of Manchester derby, Wayne Rooney fit October 31, 2014

    London: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says striker Radamel Falcao will miss Sunday's derby match against Manchester City but captain Wayne Rooney is fit to play. Van Gaal says "Falcao is still injured" after sustaining a problem in training but that "Rooney was not injured. He shall play, he is...
  • Manchester City's Silva ruled out for up to a month with knee injury October 31, 2014

    Manchester City midfielder David Silva has been ruled out for nearly a month after sustaining a knee injury, his manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. The Spanish playmaker was withdrawn after suffering the injury only nine minutes into City's shock 2-0 home defeat to Newcastle United in the League Cup on...
  • Holders Manchester City exit League Cup to resurgent Newcastle October 30, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City's defense of the League Cup was ended by a 2-0 home loss to Newcastle in the last 16 on Wednesday, with an injury to playmaker David Silva completing a miserable night for the out-of-form English champions. Tottenham and Southampton also won to reach the quarterfinals, where Chelsea and...
  • Chelsea face mismatch in last 16 of Capital One Cup October 28, 2014

    Two days after playing at Old Trafford, Chelsea will experience the other side of English football when the Premier League leaders visit fourth-tier club Shrewsbury for the biggest mismatch of the last 16 of the League Cup. The 9,875-capacity Greenhous Meadow Stadium will have a slightly different atmosphere to Manchester United's...
  • West Ham stun champion Manchester City 2-1 in Premier League October 25, 2014

    London: West Ham maintained their strong form and stunned Manchester City with a 2-1 victory on Saturday, inflicting a second loss in the champion's Premier League title defense. Morgan Amalfitano opened the scoring for West Ham with a 22nd minute tap-in following a low pass into the box from Enner Valencia. Diafra...
  • Best is yet to come from Aguero, says Pellegrini October 25, 2014

    Sergio Aguero may have scored eight goals in his last five games for Manchester City but the Premier League champions are yet to see the best of the Argentina striker, said manager Manuel Pellegrini. Aguero scored all four goals in the home win against Tottenham Hotspur last Saturday to take his...
  • CSKA Moscow rally to draw 2-2 with Manchester City in Champions League October 21, 2014

    Moscow: Manchester City were left struggling in the Champions League on Tuesday after squandering a two-goal lead and conceding a late penalty to draw 2-2 at CSKA Moscow in an empty stadium. Goals from Sergio Aguero and James Milner gave City a comfortable two-goal lead by half-time at Arena Khimki, where...
  • Manchester City look to escape trouble in Champions League October 21, 2014

    Manchester: This was supposed to be the season Manchester City finally made a sustained push in the Champions League. It's not working out that way for the English champions. City are the most high-profile team in early trouble in Europe's elite club competition after picking up just one point from their...