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

11 Apr

Pablo Zabaleta should return to the defence in place of Bacary Sagna after sitting out the defeat to Crystal Palace, whilst Vincent Kompany is expected to be risked even though he is battling a slightly hamstring injury. If the captain is forced out, then Eliaquim Mangala will step in to the side. James Milner is [...]

15 Questions for Manuel Pellegrini, the Board and the Players

7 Apr

Rather than another 2,000 words questioning the direction of this season and how a largely flat performance led to frustration once again, here is a list of fifteen questions that are on the lips of all supporters. The answers are not entirely clear. City were joint top of the table in January. Why has the [...]

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

5 Apr

Pablo Zabaleta’s newfound parenthood, with son Asier born on Saturday, may keep him out of this encounter. If that were to be the case, then Bacary Sagna would step in to the side. Eliaquim Mangala is expected to feature alongside Vincent Kompany, with Gael Clichy edging out Aleks Kolarov on the left. There is definitely [...]

Can Sergio edge ahead in the race for the Golden Boot?

30 Mar

This is a guest post. The race for the Golden Boot is well and truly on. The frontrunners – Kane, Costa and Aguero – are all in the hunt for personal glory, but who finish the season at the head of the market as the Premier League’s most prolific frontman? The man to beat If [...]


22 Mar

Hart - After his heroics at the Nou Camp, he’ll have enjoyed this contrast. Barely called upon - 6 Zabaleta - Returned to the side and with West Brom content, understandably, to sit back after the red card, he was able to play as a second winger for most of the game. Always looked to break beyond the defensive [...]

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