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MAN CITY v Sunderland – The PREVIEW: City’s Probable Team

15 Apr

Such was the risk taken over Vincent Kompany’s fitness against Liverpool, there will surely be the temptation for Manuel Pellegrini to rest him for this match so as not to exaggerate any slight injury. Sunderland don’t possess anywhere near the same qualities of movement, pace and intensity as Liverpool’s attackers do, so there would not [...]


14 Apr

Hart - His positioning could be questioned for the first goal when he came off his line but was then caught flat-footed and was bypassed easily by Sterling. Made one flying stop to deny a Gerrard header but despite Liverpool’s vibrancy in the first half, it didn’t feel like he was called into action too often - 6 Zabaleta - [...]

Liverpool 3 – 2 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

14 Apr

It’s the hope that kills you. Not for a long time have I walked away from a stadium feeling so empty, so drained, so deflated. This wasn’t just a loss, nor merely one in an important game, but it was a loss that felt crushing. The title race is now out of our hands, our destiny [...]

Liverpool v MAN CITY – The PREVIEW: City’s Probable Team

12 Apr

Vincent Kompany hobbled out of training today and sent a shock around City supporters with fears that he wouldn’t be available to face Liverpool but should the Belgian be able to stand on one leg, such is his importance to the side, I would expect him to play. Gael Clichy’s pace and superior defensive nous [...]

MAN CITY 4 – 1 Southampton – PLAYER RATINGS

5 Apr

Hart - For all of Southampton’s elegance in the first half and the way in which their midfield’s effervescence allowed them to control the game, they didn’t actually force Hart into action. Rickie Lambert’s penalty was their only shot on target. When we needed our ‘keeper, however, his punching was strong - 6 Zabaleta - Such a timid [...]

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