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Community Shield Information: Manchester City v Arsenal

23 Jul

We’re not far off this season’s Community Shield encounter between Manchester City and Arsenal, due to take place at Wembley on Sunday August 10th, and in order for you to be prepared ahead of the day, here is all the information you need. This year’s fixture will be the 92nd FA Community Shield, a match [...]

Transfer Thoughts: Lescott, Sagna, Fernando, Rodwell, Lopes, Zuculini

27 Jun

Despite the World Cup continuing in full and enticing swing, there is still plenty of transfer activity to attract our attention at City. Joleon Lescott has departed, joining West Brom after his contract in Manchester ended, whilst Bacary Sagna has been brought in to add competition at right-back and Fernando has arrived from Porto. At the [...]

Looks Like Scunny Next Season – Review

18 Jun

May, 1999. Gillingham have just doubled their advantage in the Division Two play-off final and, riddled with dejection and helplessness, City’s manager Joe Royle turns to Willie Donachie and mutters, “it looks like Scunny next season.” Resigned to defeat in one of the club’s most important ever fixtures, Royle is forced to contemplate another season [...]

Campo Retro: Classic Manchester City Football Shirts

19 Apr

Inspired by moments and influenced by icons, that’s the tagline for Campo Retro’s exciting and innovative idea as they look to reinvent classic football shirts. Not just content with producing kits, Campo Retro want to tell the stories behind the shirts. Check out their website here and you’ll be able to delve into a cocktail [...]

Rony Lopes Interview: “The Party After The Capital One Cup Final Was…”

17 Mar

Ahead of the UEFA Youth League quarter-final against Benfica on Tuesday, Esporte Interativo, a hugely popular Brazilian TV channel, conducted an interview with Manchester City’s talented Academy prospect, Marcos ‘Rony’ Lopes. You can read the interview in Portuguese here, but thanks to Esporte Interativo and in particular Otavio Rodrigues, the journalist who spoke with Lopes, I was given [...]

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