MANCHESTER CITY

  • EPL: Surprising Southampton facing test of credentials 9 hours 13 minutes ago

    Manchester: Widely tipped as a possible relegation contender following their summer of upheaval, Southampton have stunned English football by winning eight of their first 12 games to sit in second place in the Premier League and split the country's established powers. The results of Southampton's next three games could show whether...
  • Champions League: Manchester City face test of resolve at Koeman's Saints Yesterday

    London: With Premier League leaders Chelsea on top form, Manchester City will be hoping their Champions League win over Bayern Munich boosts confidence and re-ignites their title defence when they visit high-flying Southampton on Sunday. Third-placed City have fallen eight points behind unbeaten leaders Chelsea after 12 games and face a...
  • Manuel Pellegrini revives Manchester City's Champions League spirits 2 days ago

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, with his flagging side trailing 2-1 to Bayern Munich, gave his players a halftime pep talk that sparked a revival and kept their Champions League hopes alive. After Sergio Aguero had put City in front with a penalty following the dismissal of Bayern defender Mehdi Benatia...
  • It was a team effort, says Aguero of his hat-trick 2 days ago

    Manchester: Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in an important match against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, but he said it is the team effort that matters most. "It was very important to win. In the first half we tried to wait for them to attack and hit...
  • Bayern Munich eager to learn from late lapses against Manchester City: Guardiola 2 days ago

    Bayern Munich's 3-2 loss at Manchester City on Tuesday could not have come at a better time for coach Pep Guardiola, who said his side would learn from the mistakes that led to a first defeat since August. Bayern had already secured top spot in Champions League Group E before their...
  • Hat-trick hero Sergio Aguero is special player, says Manchester City captain 2 days ago

    Vincent Kompany hailed Sergio Aguero as Manchester City's "special player" after the Argentine's hat-trick earned a rousing 3-2 comeback win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday. The victory resuscitated City's hopes of qualifying for the last 16 ahead of their final Group E match against AS Roma. Should the...
  • Champions League: Aguero scores hat-trick in Manchester City's 3-2 win over Bayern Munich 2 days ago

    Sergio Aguero scored a hat trick - including two late goals - to inspire Manchester City to a 3-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday, reviving the English champions' chances of reaching the knockout stage. Aguero, who put City ahead with a 21st-minute penalty that led...
  • Champions League: Man City feeling pressure ahead of Bayern clash 3 days ago

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is feeling the pressure ahead of his side's must-win match at home to Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday but the Chilean says it is all self-inflicted. The Premier League champions are bottom of Group E with just two points from four games and...
  • Champions League: Manchester City must seize last chance, says Manuel Pellegrini 3 days ago

    Manchester: Manager Manuel Pellegrini is desperate for Manchester City to seize the "last chance" to rescue their ailing Champions League campaign against 2013 winners Bayern Munich on Tuesday. The Premier League champions are bottom of Group E, with two points from four games, and their hopes of qualifying for the last...
  • Manchester City ready to revive season following international break 5 days ago

    Manchester City manger Manuel Pellegrini was "absolutely confident" his team would begin their revival against Swansea City on Saturday and they duly obliged with a 2-1 victory. City had won just once in six games before the international break and were knocked out of the League Cup, fell eight points behind...
  • Yaya Toure winner gives Manchester City 2-1 victory over Swansea 5 days ago

    Yaya Toure responded to Manuel Pellegrini's rallying call as he fired champions Manchester City to a 2-1 Premier League win over Swansea on Saturday. The City midfielder, below par for much of the season but continually backed by City manager Pellegrini, powered forward to strike the winner just after the hour...
  • Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini still eyeing EPL title 6 days ago

    Manchester: Manuel Pellegrini remains confident Manchester City can challenge for the English Premier League title, despite currently trailing leaders Chelsea by eight points. Pellegrini's team have made a stuttering start to the defence of their league crown and play host to Swansea City on Saturday, having won only one of their...
  • Next eight games crucial for Manchester City, says Manuel Pellegrini 6 days ago

    London: Manchester City must win their eight Premier League games before the end of the year if they are to challenge Chelsea for the Premier League title, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. Third-placed City are eight points adrift of Jose Mourinho's unbeaten Chelsea and having won only one of their...
  • Pellegrini 'not worried' as Chelsea forge further ahead November 9, 2014

    Manuel Pellegrini shrugged that he was "not worried about Chelsea" despite seeing his Manchester City team fall further behind the Premier League leaders at the end of a dispiriting week for both the Chilean and his champions. Only another brilliant performance from Sergio Aguero, who scored twice to take his season's...
  • EPL: Sergio Aguero rescues Manchester City a point at QPR in 2-2 draw November 9, 2014

    Two goals from Sergio Aguero earned Manchester City a point as they twice came from behind in a 2-2 draw with Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road in the Premier League on Saturday. QPR started the game on the front foot, putting pressure on the City players in torrential rain whenever...
  • Sergio Aguero vows to win Champions League with Manchester City November 8, 2014

    London: Manchester City may be on the brink of another early exit from the Champions League but striker Sergio Aguero has vowed to stay at the club until they are crowned European champions. The Premier League champions are without a win in this season's edition of Europe's elite club competition, bottom...
  • Manchester City's woes continue as Kompany is ruled out of QPR match November 7, 2014

    London: Manchester City's woes continued on Friday when captain Vincent Kompany, who has played in every minute of their Premier League campaign, was ruled out of the visit to Queens Park Rangers on Saturday with a calf injury. The league champions, who have won just once in five matches in all...
  • Manchester City suffering crisis of confidence in Europe: Pellegrini November 6, 2014

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said his side are suffering from a crisis of confidence after they suffered a humiliating 2-1 home defeat by CSKA Moscow on Wednesday. A woeful performance underpinned by dreadful defending, poor discipline and a lack of character caused a loss that City could ill-afford as they...
  • Champions League: Doumbia double gives CSKA 2-1 win at Manchester City November 6, 2014

    Two goals from Seydou Doumbia either side of a Yaya Toure free kick gave CSKA Moscow a 2-1 victory over nine-man Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday, leaving the English champion bottom of Group E with two games remaining. Manuel Pellegrini's side trailed at halftime, and as they chased...
  • Racist abuse 'a disgrace' and FIFA must act, says Toure November 5, 2014

    Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has said the abuse he suffered on social media is "a disgrace" and called for world soccer's governing body FIFA to reassess the way they deal with racism. Greater Manchester Police are investigating claims that the Ivorian was racially abused within hours of re-activating his Twitter...
  • Champions League: Manchester City have no margin for errors against CSKA Moscow November 5, 2014

    Everyone at Manchester City is flying high after the 1-0 derby win over Manchester United at the weekend but they could all come crashing back to earth after Wednesday's meeting with CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. The English top-flight champions, with striker Sergio Aguero in outstanding form, should in theory...
  • 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 City's Frank Lampard could be fit to face CSKA November 4, 2014

    Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard, who has missed four matches with a thigh injury, says he could play a part in their Champions League match against CSKA Moscow on Wednesday. The 36-year-old has been sidelined since sustaining the injury in City's 4-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Oct. 18 but has...
  • Manchester City will pounce when Chelsea drop points, says Sergio Aguero November 3, 2014

    London: Runaway leaders Chelsea are certain to drop points in their quest for the Premier League crown and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero believes his side will be ready to pounce when the Londoners falter. Having lost to Stoke City and West Ham United already this season, Manchester City have made...
  • Manchester United and Aston Villa count cost of indiscipline November 3, 2014

    London: Manchester United and Aston Villa paid a heavy price for having men sent off on in the Premier League on Sunday with United losing a tight derby to Man City and Villa surrendering a lead in defeat by Tottenham Hotspur. Sergio Aguero condemned United manager Louis van Gaal to a...
  • What Smalling did was not very smart, says Louis van Gaal November 2, 2014

    Manchester: It was a wonder that Louis van Gaal's face did not turn as scarlet as his team's shirts. After preaching the need for discipline and calm-headedness in the furnace of the Manchester derby on Sunday, all the new United manager got for his pains was the match-losing brainlessness of Chris...
  • Louis van Gaal says Marcos Rojo has dislocated shoulder November 2, 2014

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says defender Marcos Rojo dislocated his left shoulder in the 1-0 loss to fierce rival Manchester City in the Premier League. The Argentina international was carried off on a stretcher in the 55th minute at Etihad Stadium after being hurt in a challenge with City...
  • EPL: Manchester City beat 10-man spirited Manchester United 1-0 November 2, 2014

    Manchester: Sergio Aguero's second-half goal earned Manchester City a 1-0 victory over 10-man Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday, taking the team's winning run in the derby to four games. United played with 10 men from the 39th minute after center back Chris Smalling's sending-off, and Aguero broke down...
  • Record scorer Wayne Rooney returns for Manchester derby November 2, 2014

    Manchester United are set to welcome back captain Wayne Rooney from suspension for their visit to Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday, hoping the striker can add to his record scoring tally in the derby. Rooney, who has scored more goals than anyone in the Manchester derby, is back after...
  • 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...