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Alvaro Negredo – Will City Regret Letting Him Leave?

2 Sep

A raft of important contract renewals, high-class strength in depth added to an already powerful squad and plenty of deadwood out; Manuel Pellegrini and the Manchester City hierarchy will no doubt consider the summer transfer window an overwhelming success. Under the stewardship of Txiki Begiristain, the club have secured lengthy extensions for a handful of [...]

MAN CITY 0 – 1 Stoke – MY THOUGHTS

30 Aug

In under a week, we have gone from the delightful high of beating a dangerous Liverpool side when nowhere near our peak to succumbing pitifully to Stoke’s resilient organisation. This was not quite a classic snatch and grab, mainly due to the fact we hadn’t posed a consistent threat to the visitors’ goal, but the [...]

MAN CITY 0 – 1 Stoke – PLAYER RATINGS

30 Aug

Hart - Barely called into action for the most part, but then lacking when we needed him most. Allowed Diouf’s weak effort to slip through his legs - 5 Sagna - A relatively underwhelming debut. Given some trouble by Moses’s direct approach and struggled to offer a cutting edge when pushing forward. Tried to provide an option in the final [...]

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

29 Aug

Bacary Sagna is in line to make his first start in a City shirt, allowing Pablo Zabaleta the chance to rest, something he was unable to do too often last season. On the other side of the back four, Aleks Kolarov is expected to replace Gael Clichy, but Eliaquim Mangala is still not ready to [...]

Maine Road FC – The Original Fans’ Club Needs Your Help

29 Aug

Maine Road FC – the original fans’ club needs your help. In 1955, a Supporters Club in Rusholme set up Maine Road FC, a semi-professional football club, to represent you, the fans of Manchester City. As many of you may know, nearly 60 years later the club still performs strongly, playing their home games at [...]

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