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City EDS 1 – 1 Sunderland – Match Report

26 Aug

City EDS recorded their first point of the Barclays U21 Premier League season after a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Sunderland at Ewen Fields. The prolific Jordy Hiwula put Patrick Vieira’s men ahead with a composed finish in the first half, only to see the visitors’ Duncan Watmore level with a clinical strike shortly afterwards. Despite [...]

MAN CITY 3 – 1 Liverpool – MY THOUGHTS

26 Aug

Another game, another powerful message. This was a level up from the victory away to Newcastle, but the storyline was much the same: City were nowhere near their best yet still eased to the three points against a dangerous opposition. The scoreline was arguably more impressive than the performance on Monday night, but with this [...]

City EDS 1 – 0 FC Schalke – Report and Analysis

19 Aug

In the rather unglamorous surroundings of Ewen Fields, Patrick Vieira’s youngsters hinted at the positive future that lies beneath the surface with a decent enough display to brush past FC Schalke 04. As he made his debut as a manager last season, Vieira drew widespread praise for the way in which guided his side to [...]

Newcastle 0 – 2 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

18 Aug

This was a message from City to their rivals. It didn’t take the form, as so often was the case last season, of thrilling attacking football, of waves of blue shirts pouring forward, of a mountain of goals. It was rather more subtle yet equally as powerful. Away from home, at an atmospheric St. James’ [...]

MAN CITY 0 – 3 Arsenal – MY THOUGHTS

11 Aug

In an utterly meaningless encounter, the result of which will have no bearing on the Premier League season, City produced a lame display whilst Arsenal were bright enough and fully deserved to lift the silverware. Their fans will no doubt be boosted ahead of the new campaign, dreams of claiming the title given hope after a [...]

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