Manchester City

  • Manchester City's Yaya Toure ruled out for two weeks 15-04-2014 05:58 PM

    Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure will be out of action for two weeks due to a muscle injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday. The Ivorian will miss Wednesday's home Premier League game against bottom club Sunderland after sustaining the injury early in the 3-2 defeat at Liverpool on Sunday....
  • Title race memories give Manchester City's Dzeko hope 15-04-2014 11:58 AM

    Manchester: Edin Dzeko remembers clearly how Manchester City's title hopes were written off prematurely two years ago and the striker is hoping the pundits are similarly wide of the mark after the weekend's defeat at Liverpool. After a 1-0 defeat at Arsenal in early April 2012, City trailed Manchester United...
  • Fitness concerns as City lose Premier League advantage 14-04-2014 04:22 PM

    Long considered favourites in an absorbing Premier League title race, Manchester City no longer have control over their destiny and must also sweat on the fitness of Yaya Toure and Vincent Kompany for the closing weeks of their campaign. A 3-2 defeat to Liverpool at an emotional Anfield, commemorating the...
  • Manchester City can still win the title, says Pellegrini 14-04-2014 08:50 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City's manager Manuel Pellegrini insisted his team can still regain the Premier League title they lost last season despite Sunday's 3-2 defeat by leaders Liverpool. The result left them seven points behind the Merseysiders with two games in hand, the first at home to bottom club Sunderland on...
  • Rodgers hails 'remarkable, incredible' Liverpool 13-04-2014 11:15 PM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised an "incredible" performance as his side took a huge stride towards the Premier League title with an enthralling 3-2 home win against Manchester City on Sunday. Liverpool's 10th straight league victory carried them to 77 points, five points ahead of Chelsea - who play Swansea...
  • Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to boost title hopes 13-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool became the favourite to win the Premier League after beating title rival Manchester City 3-2 on Sunday, with Philippe Coutinho's late goal settling a thrilling and emotionally charged match at Anfield. The Brazilian playmaker pounced on City captain Vincent Kompany's poor clearance to curl home a 78th-minute winner,...
  • Liverpool-Man City clash will decide title, say bookies 12-04-2014 09:25 PM

    London: Britain's biggest bookmaker believes that the winner of Sunday's crucial clash between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield is a certainty to win the Premier League title. William Hill is quoting odds of 1/10 on the winning team - whoever it may be - to go on and be...
  • Liverpool meet Manchester City in Premier League showdown 12-04-2014 01:32 PM

    London: On a day of mourning at Anfield, Liverpool will be playing in one of their biggest matches this century. The mood on Sunday will be somber as the country pauses to remember the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago. But once...
  • Sergio Aguero makes timely City return for trip to Liverpool 11-04-2014 06:45 PM

    Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is set to make his return from injury against Liverpool after being named in the squad for the crucial Premier League match between two of the title favourites at Anfield on Sunday. The Argentina striker has been plagued by a hamstring problem in recent months...
  • Manchester City hitting form at right time, says Pellegrini 06-04-2014 09:27 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has warned his Premier League rivals that his side are hitting their stride as the title race enters its final stretch. Saturday's 4-1 home win over a lively Southampton side was City's fifth in their last six matches, with the other result a 1-1...
  • Rampant Manchester City hammer Southampton 4-1 in Premier League 05-04-2014 07:32 PM

    England: Manchester City kept the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands by beating Southampton 4-1 on Saturday, with the visitors' defeat further marred by a serious-looking injury to England striker Jay Rodriguez. Yaya Toure set City on their way with a third-minute penalty at Etihad Stadium before...
  • Manchester City miss chance to go top with Arsenal draw 30-03-2014 01:52 AM

    London: Arsenal prevented Manchester City from going top of the Premier League on Saturday while keeping up their own pursuit of the title with a spirited fightback to draw 1-1 on Saturday. With Arsenal still reeling from a demoralising 6-0 loss at Chelsea last weekend, David Silva completed a counter-attack...
  • Arsenal still hold title hope, says Arsene Wenger 28-03-2014 07:42 PM

    Arsenal can put their morale-sapping recent results behind them and win the Premier League, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday ahead of a crucial home clash with title favourites Manchester City. Fourth-placed Arsenal have endured a dismal week as a 6-0 thumping by leaders Chelsea, followed by a home draw...
  • Rampant Manchester City in mood to inflict killer blow on Arsenal 28-03-2014 09:57 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City will look to compound Arsene Wenger's woes when they visit the Emirates stadium this weekend, knowing a win would take them closer to the Premier League title and inflict a potentially fatal blow to Arsenal's chances. Wenger's side have capitulated in recent weeks and a win for...
  • Manchester City's defensive resolve delights Pellegrini 26-03-2014 09:43 AM

    Manuel Pellegrini praised Manchester City's defensive resolve after they comfortably beat neighbours Manchester United on Tuesday, saying it gives his free-scoring title-chasers more freedom to attack. City's 3-0 win at Old Trafford means they have kept clean sheets in their last five Premier League games, the first time they have...
  • Edin Dzeko scores twice as City thrash United 3-0 in Manchester derby 26-03-2014 03:13 AM

    England: Edin Dzeko scored inside 43 seconds and again in the second-half as Manchester City inflicted more misery on Manchester United with a 3-0 win on Tuesday, cutting their deficit to Premier League leader Chelsea to three points. Yaya Toure added a third goal in the 90th minute to seal...
  • United, City renew hostilities in Manchester derby 25-03-2014 09:36 AM

    Manchester: As statements of intent go, it couldn't have been much bigger. "If we only consider this season," Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said, "there is just one club in Manchester - and it's ours." That comment - an eye-catching one from a coach usually so reserved in front of...
  • Goals fly in, records tumble as EPL delivers a feast 23-03-2014 06:03 PM

    The Premier League lived up to its reputation as the most entertaining and exciting league in the world on Saturday as the goals flowed, records were broken and a major controversy added extra spice to the heady mix. From the early afternoon kick-off at Stamford Bridge where Chelsea crushed Arsenal...
  • Yaya Toure scores three as Man City thrash Fulham 5-0 22-03-2014 10:57 PM

    Manchester: Yaya Toure scored a hat-trick Saturday as Manchester City brushed aside last-place Fulham 5-0 to keep pace in the Premier League title race. Toure converted two penalties in the 26th and 54th minute, both times after fouls by Fernando Amorebieta who was sent off after the second. City continued...
  • Pellegrini hails 'professional' City after Hull win 16-03-2014 09:07 AM

    Manchester: Manuel Pellegrini hailed the professionalism of his Manchester City team after they maintained their English Premier League title challenge with victory at Hull City on Saturday despite playing with 10 men for 80 minutes. City's 2-0 win at the KC Stadium combined with Chelsea's later 1-0 loss at Aston...
  • Manchester City beat Hull 2-0 despite early red card 15-03-2014 08:17 PM

    England: Manchester City overcame the early sending-off of captain Vincent Kompany to beat Hull 2-0 thanks to goals by David Silva and Edin Dzeko on Saturday, keeping the team in touch with Premier League leader Chelsea. Silva curled home the opening goal from outside the area in the 14th minute,...
  • Manuel Pellegrini optimistic on Sergio Aguero injury 14-03-2014 11:17 PM

    England: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is hoping Sergio Aguero will be out for only two weeks after the striker injured his hamstring against Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday. Aguero was substituted at halftime during the 2-1 loss at the Nou Camp and the Argentina forward underwent a...
  • Barcelona end Manchester City's Champions League hopes, enter quarters 13-03-2014 10:08 PM

    Lionel Messi scored as Barcelona ended Manchester City's Champions League hopes after a 2-1 victory at the Nou Camp sealed a 4-1 aggregate win. ...
  • Another trophy bites the dust as reality bites for Manchester City 13-03-2014 04:50 PM

    London: A few weeks ago, talk of an unprecedented Manchester City quadruple was doing the rounds with Manuel Pellegrini's side in seemingly unstoppable form on all fronts. After Wednesday's 2-1 Champions League last 16 defeat in Barcelona, which sealed a 4-1 aggregate loss, the dream of a bumper springtime bounty...
  • City win shows Barca's strength, says Martino 13-03-2014 09:54 AM

    Barcelona showed their true quality by eliminating Manchester City from the Champions League, their coach Gerardo Martino said in response to questions about a poor run of form by his team. While it was not a vintage performance from the Catalan side, they showed the right intensity and flashes of...
  • Lionel Messi guides Barcelona past City into Champions League quarters 13-03-2014 02:38 AM

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi struck to end Manchester City's dreams of a famous comeback as Barcelona beat the English club 2-1 at the Nou Camp on Wednesday to reach the Champions League quarter-finals 4-1 on aggregate. Barca looked far from the classic team who lifted the trophy in 2009 and 2011...
  • Home advantage for Barcelona against Man City in Champions League tie 12-03-2014 07:46 PM

    Barcelona are heavy favourites to knock the world's richest club out of the Champions League as they take a 2-0 first leg lead into their showdown against Manchester City. ...
  • Man City look for redemption against Barcelona in Champions League 12-03-2014 11:04 AM

    Barcelona: Sergio Aguero has a proven scoring record against Barcelona and the Manchester City forward may have a crucial role to play if his side are to upset the odds and reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time. City trail 2-0 ahead of Wednesday's last 16, second leg...
  • Valladolid defeat proves Barcelona only human: Samir Nasri 11-03-2014 01:17 PM

    Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri felt "hungover" after the team's shock FA Cup exit but backed his team to bounce back in Wednesday's Champions League encounter against a Barcelona side that has not been at its best either. Nasri, who scored in City's 2-1 shock defeat by Wigan Athletic on...
  • Roberto Martinez and Ben Watson inspiration behind Manchester City upset: Uwe Rosler 10-03-2014 04:58 PM

    Former manager Roberto Martinez and FA Cup final hero Ben Watson were the inspiration behind Wigan Athletic's quarter-final upset win over English Premier League aristocrats Manchester City, victorious manager Uwe Rosler said. The holders were given little hope of repeating their 1-0 final win over City in May, masterminded by...