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City up to third after win

Posted Tuesday, March 09, 2010 by PA47 hits

Brechin leapfrogged Stirling and into third place in the Second Division as they beat their promotion rivals 1-0. Mark Docherty's first-half strike was enough to give the hosts the spoils as they extended their unbeaten league run to seven games. Both sides tried to open the scoring with long-range efforts early on and it was the Hedgemen who succeeded when they took the lead after Docherty's ...Full Story »

Given: Bridge problems can unite City

Posted Sunday, March 07, 2010 by PA39 hits

Shay Given is hoping the galvanising effect arising from Wayne Bridge's well-publicised problems could spur Manchester City on to claim fourth place in the Barclays Premier League. In the wake of the falling-out between Bridge and former team-mate John Terry, City claimed their best result of the season, a 4-2 win at Stamford Bridge. "It was a personal thing for Wayne and we were delighted f...Full Story »

Wright slams City pair

Posted Friday, March 05, 2010 by PA34 hits

Ian Wright has accused senior Manchester City figures of treating his adopted son Shaun Wright-Phillips "like a youth-team player" in contract talks. Wright-Phillips, who returned to City in 2008 after a difficult spell at Chelsea, has two years left to run on his deal at Eastlands. The 28-year-old is eager to extend his stay but former Arsenal and England frontman Wright told talkSPORT: "I ...Full Story »

Milan sweat on fitness of Pato ahead of Manchester United clash

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by The Independent384 hits

AC Milan will have to wait until next week before discovering whether Alexandre Pato will be fit to face Manchester United in the Champions League. The Brazil striker is in danger of missing the second leg of the last 16 tie after limping out of last weekend's 3-1 Serie A victory over Atalanta with a hamstring strain. Initial scans have revealed a muscle lesion but the Rossoneri will find ...Full Story »

AC Milan Star Alexandre Pato A Doubt For Manchester United Champions League Clash

Posted Monday, March 01, 2010 by Goal.com78 hits

Brazilian ace suffers thigh injury... AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato could miss the Champions League clash with Manchester United, after suffering a thigh strain in his side's 3-1 Serie A win over Napoli. The 20-year-old netted twice as the Rossoneri swept aside Bortolo Mutti's men at San Siro on Sunday, but pulled up sharply towards the end of the game, and manager Leonardo says the club is ...Full Story »

Stoke City 1-3 Arsenal

Posted Monday, March 01, 2010 by Goal.com303 hits

Ramsey injury overshadows entertaining game at Brittania. A horrific injury to Aaron Ramsey overshadowed an otherwise entertaining game between Stoke City and Arsenal which was won by two late goals from Cesc Fabregas and Thomas Vermaelen at the Brittania Stadium. Danny Pugh put the home side ahead after seven minutes when he nodded home a long throw by Rory Delap. Arsenal got themselves bac...Full Story »

Aston Villa 1-2 Manchester United

Posted Monday, March 01, 2010 by Goal.com586 hits

'Wazza' scores cup final winner at Wembley. Manchester United won their second successive League Cup with a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium this afternoon. James Milner scored an early penalty for the Villans before Michael Owen equalised for the Red Devils. Wayne Rooney came off the bench and his 73rd minute header won the game for United. Aston Villa had a penalty in the fo...Full Story »

Bellamy blast for Terry after City success

Posted Sunday, February 28, 2010 by PA63 hits

Craig Bellamy carved up Chelsea's Premier League title challenge and then plunged his knife straight into John Terry's back following Manchester City's shock 4-2 win at Stamford Bridge. Given Bridge is annoyed enough about Terry's alleged relationship with the mother of his young son to pull out of the England team, it was no surprise the defender refused to shake his former team-mate's hand bef...Full Story »

City stun nine-man Blues

Posted Saturday, February 27, 2010 by PA30 hits

Wayne Bridge made a point, then left with all three as Manchester City blew the Premier League title race wide open once more by hammering nine-man Chelsea 4-2 at Stamford Bridge. All kinds of conspiracy theories had been raised about the pre-match handshake following revelations about John Terry's alleged affair with Vanessa Perroncel, the mother of Bridge's young son. In the end, there was n...Full Story »

City shock Blues

Posted Saturday, February 27, 2010 by PA53 hits

Wayne Bridge refused to shake John Terry's hand, then snatched away all three points as well as Manchester City romped to a 4-2 victory against nine-man Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Bridge's reaction during the traditional pre-match pleasantries had been predicted, but precious else was on a crazy afternoon started and finished by Frank Lampard. In between though, Chelsea's world had imploded...Full Story »

Wayne Bridge rejects advice of Man City colleagues over England exit

Posted Saturday, February 27, 2010 by theguardian.com398 hits

Wayne Bridge will line up against John Terry at Stamford Bridge tomorrow. Wayne Bridge ignored calls from prominent members of the Manchester City dressing room to abandon his plan to make himself unavailable for England, after he told them of his intentions more than a week ago. The defender has resembled a tortured soul since he and the rest of the western world found out about the affair th...Full Story »

City Rob is a Man in Crisis

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2010 by The Sun516 hits

ROBERTO MANCINI insists he is not feeling the pressure despite another miserable night for Manchester City. The Italian's team were bundled out of the FA Cup by Stoke and also saw Emmanuel Adebayor sent off. Mancini said: "I'm not feeling any pressure, none at all, I just feel disappointment. "We played well and had six or seven good chances. "Now we have 13 league games left and we need ...Full Story »

Stoke edge 10-man City

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2010 by PA93 hits

Ryan Shawcross and Tuncay struck in extra-time as Stoke secured their place in the FA Cup quarter-finals with a 3-1 victory over Manchester City. Craig Bellamy had ensured the FA Cup fifth-round replay at the Britannia Stadium finished 1-1 after 90 minutes by immediately cancelling out Dave Kitson's late opener. But Stoke made their numerical advantage count after Emmanuel Adebayor's harsh s...Full Story »

Carlos Tevez hoping to be back for Manchester City against Chelsea

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2010 by theguardian.com443 hits

Manchester City's Carlos Tevez is hopeful that he can return to Britain in time to face Chelsea on Saturday. Carlos Tevez has handed Roberto Mancini a boost by saying he is "hopeful" of returning from Argentina for Manchester City's Premier League meeting with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The striker is in Buenos Aires after his wife gave birth prematurely to his second daughter. T...Full Story »

Manchester City and Liverpool hamstrung by fear in head-to-head

Posted Monday, February 22, 2010 by theguardian.com251 hits

Fernando Torres leaves the pitch after being unable to help Liverpool to victory in their 0-0 draw at Manchester City. Both managers were happy enough with the outcome. It is just a pity that the paying public had to be involved. The efforts of these clubs to seize the last of the Champions League places will surely be gripping eventually but the action mostly argued that it would be in the in...Full Story »

Patrice Evra Finding Manchester United's Title Challenge Tough Going

Posted Sunday, February 21, 2010 by YAHOO Sport54 hits

Patrice Evra has admitted that Manchester United's push for the Premier League title is proving a little trickier than perhaps he expected. Sir Alex Ferguson's men were beaten 3-1 at Goodison Park yesterday and the left-back acknowledges that they must make sure their concentration is not allowed to lapse between now and the end of the season. "The defeat has not damaged our bid for the title ...Full Story »

Valon Behrami and Carlton Cole lead way as West Ham overrun Hull City

Posted Sunday, February 21, 2010 by theguardian.com273 hits

West Ham United's Jonathan Spector, left, and Hull City's Craig Fagan battle for a high ball at Upton Park. For West Ham, the ghost of relegation might finally be starting to fade. This performance was as stuttering and unconvincing as a Tiger Woods apology but, against another of the sides battling for survival, the victory it brought will taste sweet all the same. For Hull, however, there ca...Full Story »

Robinho adds to Mancini's growing list of troubles at Manchester City

Posted Saturday, February 20, 2010 by theguardian.com411 hits

Robinho, on loan to Brazilian club Santos, says he intends to remain there. Robinho, the most expensive player in the history of the Premier League, has informed Manchester City that he has no intention of returning to the club at the end of his loan spell with Santos. The man who was supposed to symbolise City's new ambitions when signed from Real Madrid for £32.5m, is so determined to ...Full Story »

Barry rescues point for City

Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2010 by PA27 hits

Gareth Barry struck a late equaliser as Manchester City claimed a controversial 1-1 draw at 10-man Stoke to move fourth in the Barclays Premier League.Barry cancelled out a fine Glenn Whelan strike five minutes from time at the Britannia Stadium but Stoke thought they had won it in injury time when Ryan Shawcross headed in a Rory Delap throw-in.But Roberto Mancini's men, who should have taken c...Full Story »

City go fourth after draw

Posted Wednesday, February 17, 2010 by PA42 hits

Gareth Barry grabbed a late equaliser as Manchester City laboured to claim a 1-1 draw against rugged Stoke and move fourth in the Barclays Premier League. Roberto Mancini's men appeared set to take control after the hosts had captain Abdoulaye Faye sent off early in the second half but Glenn Whelan pounced on an Adam Johnson mistake to score. Barry volleyed in five minutes from time as Cit...Full Story »

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