Man City

  • Chelsea meet Manchester City in EPL's big-ticket match-up October 25, 2013

    London: If their rivalry as coaches in Spain is anything to go by, Jose Mourinho will emerge victorious, and possibly by a big margin, when his Chelsea side play Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Portuguese Mourinho succeeded Argentine Pellegrini as Real Madrid coach in May 2010 and...
  • Pellegrini's Guardiola jinx stands tall as Man City take on Bayern October 1, 2013

    Manchester Manuel Pellegrini's record against Pep Guardiola is a sorry one but he gets another chance to finally put one over his tormentor when Manchester City host holders Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday. During his time in La Liga the Chilean was in the opposing dugout to former...
  • Jovetic opens Manchester City account in 5-0 rout of Wigan September 25, 2013

    London: Stevan Jovetic and Jesus Navas scored their first goals for Manchester City who avenged last season's shock FA Cup final defeat by Wigan Athletic with a 5-0 victory in the League Cup third round on Tuesday. Montenegro striker Jovetic, signed for 25 million pounds from Fiorentina in the close season,...
  • Fergie factor figures in first Ferguson-free Manchester derby September 20, 2013

    Manchester: The first Manchester derby of the post-Alex Ferguson era takes place with the former United manager's influence keenly felt after he timed his praise for striker Wayne Rooney to coincide with the build-up to Sunday's game. Ferguson was critical of the England striker's form last season and the Scot's disclosure...
  • We still have money to spend, hints Man City boss July 26, 2013

    Manchester City may have already spent over £80million on signing Fernandinho, Jesus Navas, Alvaro Negredo and Stevan Jovetic this transfer season, but the club's boss Manuel Pellegrini says his squad is still not complete. City, who lost the EPL title to Manchester United last season apart from losing the FA Cup...
  • Manchester City lose both games on tour of South Africa July 19, 2013

    Durban: AmaZulu beat Manchester City 2-1 with an 89th-minute penalty on Thursday and left last season's Premier League runners-up with two losses from two games on their pre-season tour of South Africa. Carlington Nyadombo hit the winner from the spot after the South African top-flight team led in the 20th minute...
  • Fiorentina agree to sell Jovetic to Manchester City July 19, 2013

    Florence, Italy: Serie A club Fiorentina say they have agreed a deal to sell striker Stevan Jovetic to Manchester City. The deal is conditional on the 23-year-old Montenegro international agreeing personal terms with the Premier League club, Fiorentina said on their web site on Thursday. City are just finishing a pre-season...
  • Manchester City and Real Madrid in showdown over Pepe June 29, 2013

    Manchester City's new manager Manuel Pellegrini has been eyeing Portugal star Pepe to strengthen his team's defence, but after his £16 million offer was rejected by Real Madrid, a showdown between the two clubs is on the cards. According to a report on Daily Star, bosses at Real want the bid...
  • Manchester City target five trophies in five years May 24, 2013

    London: Manchester City have set their next manager the daunting task of winning five trophies in the next five years. City sacked manager Roberto Mancini earlier this month, saying the club had failed to achieve any of its stated targets for the season except qualification for the Champions League and...
  • Derby win gives Manchester City hope for next season April 9, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester City's 2-1 win over Premier League leaders Manchester United on Monday was too little too late for manager Roberto Mancini who is already focusing his attention on next season's title race. Sergio Aguero's outstanding 78th-minute winner allowed champions City to close the gap on their neighbours to 12...
  • Under-fire Mancini feeling the heat in City February 12, 2013

    London: Manchester City have one realistic chance left for a title and should they fail in the FA Cup at the weekend against second-tier Leeds United, manager Roberto Mancini will find himself under even more scrutiny. Already criticised for his blaming of players and refusal to support those who have...
  • Man City captain Kompany wins red card appeal January 15, 2013

    London: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has won his appeal for wrongful dismissal in Sunday's league win at Arsenal, prompting a sigh of relief from defenders across England who feared for the future of the tackle. The Belgian was shown a straight red card by referee Mike Dean in the...
  • Ba nets on debut as holders Chelsea win in FA Cup January 6, 2013

    London: Demba Ba made an immediate impact on his Chelsea debut in the FA Cup by scoring twice as the holders thrashed Southampton 5-1 on Saturday, while Newcastle was the only Premier League side to be ousted by lower-league opposition in the third round. A day after completing his move...