MANCHESTER CITY

  • No fracture for Manchester City's David Silva 13 hours 26 minutes ago

    London: Manchester City playmaker David Silva has been given the all-clear by doctors after it was feared he may have fractured his cheekbone. The Spain midfielder went to hospital after suffering a facial injury during the 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United on Sunday. Silva received treatment for nearly 10...
  • Manchester City's David Silva taken to hospital with cheek injury Yesterday

    Manchester City playmaker David Silva was taken to hospital after sustaining an injury to his cheek bone during the 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United on Sunday. Spaniard Silva received treatment for nearly 10 minutes and was carried off on a stretcher after being hit on the head by...
  • Manchester City beat West Ham United 2-0 to close on United Yesterday

    London: Manchester City climbed to within one point of third-placed neighbours United with a comfortable 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United on Sunday to end a difficult week on a high. James Collins's freak own goal and Sergio Aguero's 20th league strike of the season secured a routine win...
  • Man City's Vincent Kompany could miss rest of season: Manuel Pellegrini 3 days ago

    London: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany may not be fit before the end of the season because of a muscle injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. The 29-year-old central defender limped off at halftime during last weekend's 4-2 derby defeat by Manchester United and could miss City's remaining six games...
  • Manuel Pellegrini feeling the heat after painful derby loss 1 week ago

    Manchester: When fans sing "you're getting sacked in the morning" it is galling enough for the opposing manager, but when he is the coach of the champions and they have just been thumped by their derby rivals you know there is a big problem. Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini saw his...
  • Louis van Gaal rings in changing of the guard 1 week ago

    It was the moment manager Louis van Gaal had been dreaming of: Manchester United stopping a run of four straight derby league defeats against Manchester City and shifting the power in the city from blue to red. Not since November 2013, when United were sixth and City were ninth, has the...
  • Manchester derby: United and City to battle it out for the 3rd place in EPL April 12, 2015

    London: Manchester United, buoyed by five successive Premier League victories, head into Sunday's derby against Manchester City a place and a point above their rivals and believing they are poised to restore red ascendancy in the city. Champions City have won the last four league meetings against United, including a 1-0...
  • I feared Aston Villa more than Manchester City, says Louis van Gaal April 11, 2015

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was more worried about playing Aston Villa than he feels about facing local rivals and champions Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday. Third-placed United have won five successive Premier League games and eight of their last 10 to move above City in the table...
  • Manchester derby loses luster with title out of reach April 11, 2015

    Manchester: It's been more than a decade since a Manchester derby in the Premier League had so little relevance to the title race. In February 2005, United won 2-0 at Etihad Stadium to reduce their gap to Chelsea to nine points. The London club ended up cantering to the championship by...
  • Manchester United primed to resume Manchester top-dog role April 11, 2015

    London: Manchester United, buoyed by five successive Premier League victories, head into Sunday's derby against Manchester City a place and a point above their rivals and believing they are poised to restore red ascendancy in the city. Champions City have won the last four league meetings against United, including a 1-0...
  • Vincent Kompany fighting to be fit for Manchester derby April 10, 2015

    Captain Vincent Kompany is a doubt for Manchester City as they prepare for Sunday's derby at Manchester United seeking to halt an alarming dip in form. Kompany, who turned 29 on Friday, sustained a hamstring injury in the Premier League defeat to Crystal Palace on Monday. "Vincent will be assessed for a...
  • Upbeat Louis van Gaal looks to buck the trend against Manchester City April 10, 2015

    Football is a strange sport. And its fans are even stranger. This time last season, Manchester United fans were in meltdown. Before every big game the worry lines became deeper. Frowns more evident. Not so long ago, the mood around Old Trafford was not much different. But all that has changed...
  • Manchester City's Manuel Pellegrini relaxed despite Crystal Palace loss April 7, 2015

    Manuel Pellegrini said he was not concerned about his stuttering team or the security of his job after Manchester City suffered a huge blow in the Premier League title race after a 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace on Monday. Phlegmatic Pellegrini struggled to explain how his dominant City side were beaten...
  • Crystal Palace rock Manchester City's title hopes April 7, 2015

    Goals from Glenn Murray and Jason Puncheon all but ended Manchester City's title defence as Manuel Pellegrini's side fell to a 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace. Despite dominating large swathes of the game, City were stunned by Murray's first-half opener before Puncheon doubled the lead just after half time with a...
  • Manchester United striker Van Persie not ready for Manchester derby April 4, 2015

    London: Manchester United forward Robin van Persie is unlikely to be fit for the Premier League derby match against Manchester City later this month, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. The 31-year-old has missed the last five games with an ankle problem suffered in the 2-1 defeat at Swansea City...
  • Manchester City beat West Brom 3-0 in the Premier League March 21, 2015

    Manchester: Manchester City made the most of a case of mistaken identity and kept alive their faint title hopes thanks to a much-needed 3-0 victory over 10-man West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday. Much-maligned after their Champions League exit in Barcelona on Wednesday, City needed three points against...
  • Manuel Pellegrini concedes EPL title is beyond Manchester City March 20, 2015

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says the faltering Premier League side's season is far from a "disaster", but his 100th game in charge is unlikely to be a celebratory occasion after he conceded defeat in the title race on Friday. City host West Bromwich Albion on Saturday in the Chilean's centenary...
  • Manchester City exit leaves English giants in Champions League cold March 19, 2015

    Manchester City were knocked out of the Champions League by Barcelona on Wednesday to leave the English Premier League without a representative in the last eight of Europe's elite club competition for the second time in three years. As three Spanish sides, two French and one each from Germany, Italy and...
  • Pellegrini sees Manchester City progress despite Champions League exit March 19, 2015

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said his side are making progress despite being handed a masterclass in Champions League football by Barcelona on Wednesday for the second season in a row. The City boss tried to remain upbeat after his expensively-assembled squad fell to a 1-0 defeat on the night and...
  • Barcelona beat Manchester City 1-0 to enter Champions League quarters March 19, 2015

    Lionel Messi helped Barcelona to a convincing 1-0 win over Manchester City on Wednesday that only goalkeeper Joe Hart prevented from becoming a rout, as the Spanish hosts reached the Champions League quarter-finals for a record eighth consecutive season. Faced with the daunting task of overturning a 2-1 first-leg loss, Manuel...
  • Champions League: Inconsistent Manchester City take on in-form Barcelona March 18, 2015

    Madrid: Barcelona are on another winning run, and that is bad news for Manchester City. The Spanish team has overtaken Real Madrid at the top of the league standings, advanced to the Copa del Rey final and lead Man City 2-1 in the Champions League heading into the second leg...
  • Pellegrini dismisses idea his Manchester City days are numbered March 18, 2015

    Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed a suggestion his days as Manchester City manager may be numbered as his side prepare to try to overturn a 2-1 deficit to Barcelona in Wednesday's Champions League last 16, second leg. Pellegrini has a contract with City until the end of next season but a run...
  • Barcelona not taking last eight spot for granted, says Luis Enrique March 17, 2015

    Barcelona are not taking progress for granted despite holding a 2-1 advantage heading into Wednesday's Champions League last 16, second leg at home to Manchester City, coach Luis Enrique said. Only twice in the Champions League era has a team won a knockout round tie after losing the first leg at...
  • Manuel Pellegrini's reign at Manchester City appears to be reaching end March 16, 2015

    London: With the Premier League trophy being so meekly surrendered and a season without silverware looming, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini cannot grumble if the club's hierarchy already has his replacement lined up. That's the way City seems to operate these days and it can be seen as logical planning to...
  • Excited Sean Dyche hails 'fantastic' Burnley win over Manchester City March 15, 2015

    Sean Dyche was "jumping around inside" after a "fantastic night" that saw his Burnley team record a famous win over Manchester City at Turf Moor on Saturday. Manager Dyche felt the third from bottom club fully deserved their 1-0 victory, one that takes them within a point of safety and seriously...
  • Title-chasing Manchester City beaten 1-0 by struggling Burnley March 15, 2015

    Manchester City were stunned by relegation-threatened Burnley on Saturday, losing 1-0 in a further blow to their Premier League title defense. After losing two of their last three matches, City are five points behind leader Chelsea, who have two games in hand and play Southampton on Sunday. "Of course we are doing...
  • I'm at Manchester City for the long haul, says Manuel Pellegrini March 13, 2015

    London: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has committed himself to the club despite speculation that failure to land a trophy this season could see the Chilean packing his bags. The champions are five points behind Chelsea in the Premier League and face a daunting task in Barcelona next week where they...
  • Defender Martin Demichelis extends contract with Manchester City March 12, 2015

    London: Manchester City have extended the contract of center-back Martin Demichelis for one year, the English Premier League champions announced on Thursday. The 34-year-old Argentinian signed for City from Atletico Madrid in September 2013 and is now under contract until the end of the 2015-16 season, reports Xinhua. "I want to say...
  • Manchester City humble Leicester City 2-0 in EPL March 5, 2015

    Manchester: David Silva and James Milner struck late in each half as champion Manchester City grabbed a scrappy but much-needed 2-0 win over Leicester in the Premier League on Wednesday. Silva pounced from close range to put City ahead after an unconvincing start at the Etihad Stadium and Milner came off...
  • Manuel Pellegrini not feeling pressure despite Manchester City woes March 3, 2015

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he is under no pressure from the club's owners despite a recent slump that threatens to leave them without a trophy this season. The Premier League champions are struggling to keep pace with leaders Chelsea and face an uphill battle to stay in the Champions...