Browsing All posts tagged under »Manchester City«

Manchester City looking to trim the edges

August 20, 2014

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Manchester City made a convincing start to the Premier League season as they look to retain their title.  Despite the fact it was only the first game of another long domestic and European campaign for the Sky Blues, the 0-2 away victory over Newcastle United kick-started their season in the best possible fashion.

Stupid Youth and Second Chances

December 3, 2013

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On 1st September 2012, a highly promising, young footballer made a grave mistake that was to have the most dire of consequences.

John Guidetti: A Striker Solution

April 22, 2013

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Manchester City’s goal scoring problems have not exactly been catastrophic this season, but the distinct lack of goals compared to last year has been something of an ongoing question for Roberto Mancini. Over the entirety of this season, both of City’s Argentine forwards have not been up to the level expected after the title winning […]

Michael Johnson: From future star to free transfer

January 15, 2013

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I stumbled across a story today which has received very little mainstream media coverage other than a few, short posts on various sport sections of websites across the internet.  To be quite honest, it’s a sad story for football as a promising, English midfielder falls out of the professional game with little more than a whimper.

The Champions League: Manchester City Vs Borussia Dortmund

October 3, 2012

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The second round of Champions League fixtures saw Manchester City host Borussia Dortmund at the Etihad stadium in the ‘group of death.’ City really needed to win this game to have a chance of progressing to the next round and put to bed their opening night defeat against Real Madrid, a game in which they […]

The return of the Champions League: Real Madrid Vs Manchester City

September 18, 2012

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The first big clash in the Champions League ‘group of death’ saw the Galacticos of Real Madrid take on Manchester City at the Bernabeu in the first big game of Group D. The pre-match talk was centred on the attacking prowess and the calibre of players that both teams possess, especially Cristiano Ronaldo and David […]

A blistering first week in the Premier League!

August 21, 2012

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After a fantastic first week on the return of the Barclays Premier League, I can safely say the football on show did not disappoint!  There was a number of surprising results that really did herald the return of the greatest league in the world.  Personally, I was looking forward to a number of big clashes this […]

Premier League Preview 2012/2013

August 15, 2012

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As the 2012/13 Barclays Premier League season is literally just around the corner, I offer my thoughts and predictions on the upcoming campaign… So, obviously after the unpredictability and sheer excitement of the previous season, the first question to answer is “Can football fans expect something similar this year?” For me, the answer is a […]