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

17 Jan

Vincent Kompany is set to return to the heart of defence after missing the past few weeks with injury. The only real selection dilemma for Manuel Pellegrini is who partners City’s formidable captain. Martin Demichelis has been the Blues’ best defender this season and his reading of the game against Arsenal’s movement and interplay would [...]

Interview: Manu Garcia Talks About Life at City’s Academy

14 Jan

This interview was first published in Spanish by Ignacio Lynch for Manchester City LatinoAmerica and it is with their kind permission that I have translated and posted it here. Manu García Alonso, the young Spaniard who plays for Manchester City’s U18s has granted us an interview. In it, we touch on various topics including his [...]

Everton 1 – 1 MAN CITY – PLAYER RATINGS

11 Jan

Hart - Two superb stops to keep the scores level, especially the second save which highlighted his reflexes and razor-sharp reactions, but his error for Everton’s equaliser was a shocking misjudgement - 6 Zabaleta - It was an excellent battle down the right, with Naismith keeping Zabaleta quiet and Navas doing the same to Baines. That meant that [...]

Everton 1 – 1 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

11 Jan

It may well have become a cliché, but it is worth repeating that Goodison Park is never an easy place to go. In recent years, especially when the home side were guided by David Moyes, City have struggled there against a capable team and surrounded by a biting, intense atmosphere. Victories have been rare and [...]

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

9 Jan

After sitting out the past two matches, Joe Hart will return in goal in place of Willy Caballero. Pablo Zabaleta, Martin Demichelis and Gael Clichy are all expected to step back in to the side following the FA Cup victory over Sheffield Wednesday, with Vincent Kompany a possibility in defence after recovering from injury. Whether [...]

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