DAVID SILVA

  • EPL: David Silva brace gives Manchester City easy win over Palace Yesterday

    Manchester: David Silva came to the rescue of a strikerless Manchester City with two goals in a 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace that drew them level on points with Chelsea at the top of the Premier League on Saturday. Silva eased an increasingly tense atmosphere at the Etihad Stadium when he...
  • Lionel Messi is the best footballer of all time: David Silva 3 days ago

    Manchester: Spanish midfielder David Silva had said that Argentine forward Lionel Messi is part of his dream team as he is the best footballer of all time. "He's the best of all time, although I haven't had a chance to watch some other greats of the past," he was quoted as...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 The Spanish playmaker was withdrawn after suffering the injury only nine minutes into City's shock 2-0 home defeat to Newcastle United in the League Cup on...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...
  • Spain still struggling to get the best out of Diego Costa September 5, 2014

    Madrid: Spain's 10 friendly defeat to France on Thursday showed coach Vicente del Bosque still has to find the right formula to get the best out of forward Diego Costa as he seeks to rejuvenate the team after a woeful World Cup. Brazilborn Costa's goals for Atletico Madrid last season led...
  • Champions Manchester City host title pretenders Liverpool August 23, 2014

    Liverpool's regrets about missing out on a first English league title for 24 years last season will be stronger than ever on Monday when they visit champions Manchester City, who pipped them by two points. The meeting of last term's top two is the highlight of the weekend Premier League programme,...
  • Manchester City start EPL title defense with 20 win over Newcastle August 17, 2014

    England: Manchester City began their Premier League title defense with a 20 victory over Newcastle on Sunday, with goals by David Silva and Sergio Aguero putting the champions on top of the fledgling standings. With a professional, assured start to the season, City showed at St. James' Park why they will...
  • Sergio Aguero signs new fiveyear deal with champions Manchester City August 15, 2014

    London: Argentina striker Sergio Aguero followed the lead of Manchester City team mates Vincent Kompany, David Silva, Samir Nasri and Aleksandar Kolarov by signing a new longterm deal with the club on Thursday. The Premier League champions announced on their website (www.mcfc.co.uk) that the 26yearold Aguero had agreed a fiveyear contract...
  • EPL: David Silva signs new fiveyear deal with Manchester City August 12, 2014

    Spain playmaker David Silva has signed a new fiveyear deal with Manchester City, tying one of the English champions' most important players to the club until the summer of 2019. Silva joined City from Valencia in 2010 and has been instrumental in the club's rise as a force in English football,...
  • Manchester City style has boosted World Cup chances, says David Silva June 11, 2014

    Playmaker David Silva believes the passing game Manuel Pellegrini introduced at Manchester City has highlighted his best qualities and helped make him a strong contender to start Spain's World Cup opener in Brazil on Friday. Spain begin their bid to retain the trophy in a Group B encounter against the Netherlands...
  • Manuel Pellegrini has improved Manchester City, says David Silva May 11, 2014

    Manuel Pellegrini has given Manchester City an "extra push" in his first year in charge, Spanish playmaker David Silva said in hailing the Chilean's impact with City on the brink of their second Premier League title in three seasons. Since taking over from Roberto Mancini at the Etihad Stadium last June...
  • Manchester City sweat on David Silva's fitness for title race run-in April 22, 2014

    Manchester City face the unhappy prospect of being without David Silva for the Premier League title race run-in after the influential Spain midfielder was injured in their 3-1 win over West Bromwich Albion on Monday. The victory got the club back to winning ways after defeat to title rivals Liverpool and...
  • Manchester City beat West Brom 3-1 to boost title hopes April 22, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City kept alive their title hopes in the English Premier League by beating West Bromwich Albion 3-1 on Monday night. Goals by Pablo Zabaleta in the third minute and Sergio Aguero in the 10th built a 2-0 lead. Graham Dorrans cut the margin in half in the 16th, and...
  • Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to boost title hopes April 13, 2014

    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, leaving...
  • Manchester City beat Hull 2-0 despite early red card March 15, 2014

    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, just...
  • City thrash Arsenal 63 to throw open title race December 14, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester City produced another fearsome attacking display to overpower Arsenal 63 in a wild Premier League shootout on Saturday, leaving the leaders in range of the chasing pack in the title race. Prolific strikers Sergio Aguero and Alvaro Negredo scored firsthalf goals while Fernandinho netted twice and David Silva and...
  • Manchester City come from behind to beat Bayern Munich 32 December 11, 2013

    Munich: Bayern Munich squandered a twogoal lead as Manchester City ended the titleholder's record 10match winning run in the Champions League with a 32 victory on Tuesday. Both teams had already qualified for the knockout stages and both finished Group D on 15 points. Bayern took first place because of...
  • Man City's Silva out for up to month with calf injury November 8, 2013

    Manchester City playmaker David Silva could be out of action for up to a month with a calf injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. The Spain international, who had already missed a month of this season with a thigh injury before returning in early October, came off midway through the...
  • Classy Manchester City thrash Newcastle 40 August 20, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester City started their Premier League campaign in scintillating fashion on Monday with a stylish 40 win at home to 10man 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 Pellegrini,...
  • Manchester City, Swansea labor to 00 draw in EPL May 4, 2013

    Swansea: Manchester City dropped points in their bid to secure second place in the English Premier League by drawing 00 with Swansea in a lackluster match on Saturday. Edin Dzeko and David Silva missed giltedged late chances at Liberty Stadium for the deposed champions, who are provisionally seven points clear...
  • Manchester City, Liverpool register easy wins January 20, 2013

    London: Manchester City kept up their stubborn pursuit of Manchester United with a routine 20 win over Fulham on Saturday, with David Silva's double reducing the champions' deficit to four points in the Premier League title race. The Spain playmaker secured City's fourth straight league win by scoring in the...
  • Silva scores twice as City beat Fulham 20 January 19, 2013

    Manchester: David Silva scored in each half as Manchester City beat Fulham 20 in the Premier League on Saturday. The Spaniard put the defending champions ahead in the second minute after Fulham goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer had saved Edin Dzeko's shot. A clever pass from Carlos Tevez put Silva through in the...
  • Silva signs new fiveyear Manchester City deal September 17, 2012

    Manchester: World Cup and twice European Championship winner David Silva has signed a new fiveyear contract with Premier League champions Manchester City, the club said on Monday. The Spain playmaker, who signed from Valencia in July 2010, said City's ambition was behind his decision to agree the deal. "The team is growing...
  • Spain answers critics with attacking football July 2, 2012

    Kiev: Spain's talented midfielders answered weeks of criticism over boring play with a masterclass performance of attacking football that led it to a second straight European Championship. Andres Iniesta, Xavi Hernandez, Cesc Fabregas and David Silva repaid coach Vicente del Bosque's trust in fielding a starting lineup without a traditional striker...
  • Spain erupts in joy after historic Euro win July 2, 2012

    Madrid: Spaniards blasted off fireworks and jumped for joy after their soccer team won the European Championship on Sunday night, giving temporary relief from the crushing economic woes that have engulfed the nation. Tens of thousands gathered in central Madrid to watch their team beat Italy 40 and shout out "Gol!"...
  • Iniesta inspires Spain win in final Euros warmup June 4, 2012

    Seville: Spain midfielders Andres Iniesta and David Silva combined to score a late goal in a 10 victory over a stubborn China on Sunday in the team's last warmup before defending their European Championship title. Iniesta jumped on a loose ball inside China's half and scurried into the area before passing...
  • Juventus' 30m offer to Valencia for Silva: Report February 14, 2009

    New Delhi: After scouting the player earlier in the week, it is now believed that La Vecchia Signora have tabled an initial bid for Los Ches star winger. Spanish sports daily AS believes that Serie A giants, Juventus have made an offer to financiallystruggling Primera Division outfit, Valencia, to sign David...