Samir Nasri

  • Manchester City title hopes in tatters after Sunderland draw 17-04-2014 08:18 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City's Premier League title hopes were dealt a crushing blow when they were held to a 2-2 draw by bottom club Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. Everton suffered a shock 3-2 home defeat by mid-table Crystal Palace at Goodison Park to put a huge dent in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Manchester City lose to Wigan Athletic, crash out of FA Cup 09-03-2014 11:39 PM

    London: Second-tier Wigan stunned Manchester City for the second straight year in the FA Cup, beating the Premier League giants 2-1 on Sunday to reach the semi-finals and stay on course to retain the trophy. Seven days after winning the League Cup final at Wembley Stadium, City were looking to...
  • Nasri warns City against Cup defeat ramifications 24-02-2014 03:49 PM

    Samir Nasri has warned his Manchester City team-mates that failure to beat Sunderland in Sunday's Capital One Cup final could derail a season that currently has them in contention for four trophies. City beat Stoke 1-0 on Saturday to keep them third in the Premier League, three points off leaders...
  • Revenge not a factor in win over Chelsea, says Pellegrini 16-02-2014 06:46 PM

    Revenge was not on the agenda for Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini as he watched his side cruise to a 2-0 victory over Jose Mourinho's Chelsea in the FA Cup on Saturday. City suffered a 1-0 Premier League defeat by Chelsea at their Etihad Stadium on February 3, but Pellegrini...
  • Manchester City beat Chelsea 2-0 to reach FA Cup quarters 16-02-2014 01:13 AM

    England: Manchester City powered forward with ease into the FA Cup quarter-finals on Saturday, beating Premier League title rival Chelsea 2-0 to maintain their quadruple chase. Stevan Jovetic and Samir Nasri provided the goals to avenge a 1-0 league loss earlier this month against Chelsea, with a formidable City in...
  • Mbiwa sorry for Nasri injury and says no intent 14-01-2014 11:24 PM

    Paris: Newcastle defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa insists he did not mean to hurt Samir Nasri when he hacked down the Manchester City midfielder in the English Premier League on Sunday. Nasri will be out for eight weeks after partially rupturing ligaments in his knee in the second half of City's 2-0...
  • Manchester City's Samir Nasri out for eight weeks with injured knee 13-01-2014 10:09 PM

    England: Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri will be out for eight weeks with a left knee injury, robbing the team of one of their most consistent performers for a crucial period of the season. Nasri wrote on his Twitter page on Monday that he partially ruptured ligaments in his knee...
  • Samir Nasri's brace seals 3-0 victory for Manchester City against Swansea 01-12-2013 11:36 PM

    Manchester: Samir Nasri scored twice as Manchester City maintained their 100 per cent home record and moved to third place in the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Swansea on Sunday. In-form striker Alvaro Negredo put City in front after eight minutes with a free kick into the bottom...
  • Late goals help Manchester City sink bottom club Plzen 28-11-2013 08:39 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City kept up the pressure on Bayern Munich at the top of Champions League Group D with a 4-2 victory over Viktoria Plzen at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. Although City dominated they lacked finesse in front of goal. The hosts took the lead on 33 minutes when...
  • Classy Manchester City thrash Newcastle 4-0 20-08-2013 08:16 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City started their Premier League campaign in scintillating fashion on Monday with a stylish 4-0 win at home to 10-man Newcastle United that will ring alarm bells for the rest of their title rivals. With City spending around 90 million pounds on attacking talent for new manager Manuel...
  • Football Transfers: Tuesday's latest news and rumours 18-06-2013 06:20 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Tuesday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Manchester City's new boss Pellegrini targets Robben, Sneijder: Report Manchester City's newly-appointed manager Manuel Pellegrini is planning to bid for Dutch internationals Arjen Robben and Wesley...
  • City beat Chelsea 2-1 to set up FA Cup final with Wigan 14-04-2013 10:41 PM

    London: Manchester City reached the FA Cup final by beating defending champions Chelsea 2-1 in a free-flowing game at Wembley on Sunday to maintain their only remaining hope for a trophy this season. City dominated much of the first hour and went 2-0 up through goals by Samir Nasri and...
  • Arsenal struggling with lack of quality players 25-10-2012 06:35 PM

    London: For Arsenal it seemed their chickens came home to roost as their proud record of never having lost to foreign opposition at the Emirates Stadium ended with a whimper on Wednesday. Their 2-0 defeat by Schalke 04 may not prove terminal to their hopes of reaching the last 16...
  • Ajax stun Manchester City 3-1 in Champions League 25-10-2012 02:39 AM

    Amsterdam: Ajax came from behind to stun Manchester City 3-1 after goals from Siem de Jong, Niklas Moisander and Christian Eriksen on Wednesday, leaving the English club last in Group D of the Champions League. Borussia Dortmund lead the group with seven points after beating Real Madrid 2-1 in the...