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Manchester City and the agony of victory, Football

Manchester City and the agony of victory

Manchester City did to Manchester United what Manchester United have been doing to the world for years.

By | Football, Sport | Monday, 14 May 2012 at 2:26 pm

Strong finishers? History says Manchester United can be overhauled by City in the Premier League title race, Football

Strong finishers? History says Manchester United can be overhauled by City in the Premier League title race

Roberto Mancini says if Manchester United beat QPR this weekend then the Premier League title race is over.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 4 April 2012 at 4:05 am

Gerrard got it wrong in Mancini row, Sport

Gerrard got it wrong in Mancini row

Steven Gerrard got things wrong in the Manchester City players’ tunnel last night. He accused Roberto Mancini of attempting to get Liverpool’s Glen Johnson “into trouble” by highlighting the player’s two-footed challenge on Joleon Lescott in the 88th minute of the clubs’ Carling Cup tie.

By | Sport | Thursday, 12 January 2012 at 10:27 am

Bundesliga winter break does no harm, Sport

Bundesliga winter break does no harm

In a week in which Roberto Mancini has, in his own grammatically peculiar way, fiercely criticised the timetabling of the Premier League, players in Germany have been sinking into their Christmas armchairs, safe in the knowledge that they will not have to start running off the Lebkuchen until at least a few days into the new year.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 28 December 2011 at 3:03 pm

What footballers, agents, managers and owners say and what they actually mean, Sport

What footballers, agents, managers and owners say and what they actually mean

Here we decode the top 10 oft-repeated quotes from the summer transfer window…

By | Sport | Friday, 26 August 2011 at 1:25 pm

Edin Dzeko is a £27.5m tonic for Manchester City’s Carlos Tevez troubles, Sport

Edin Dzeko is a £27.5m tonic for Manchester City’s Carlos Tevez troubles

Carlos Tevez’s ill-timed transfer request was a timely reminder to the Manchester City hierarchy of  just how unhealthy their dependence on the irascible Argentinian could be. The goalscoring burden has been carried dexterously by the club captain all season but Tevez’s employers must be uncomfortable about the extent of their reliance on a player [...]

By | Sport | Monday, 10 January 2011 at 4:11 pm

Troubled Carlos Tevez is a tragic waste of talent, Sport

Troubled Carlos Tevez is a tragic waste of talent

It would be too much to expect someone as well remunerated as Carlos Tevez to do anything as arduous as actually think for himself but whoever advised him to rescind his recent transfer request probably had the player’s best interests at heart.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 21 December 2010 at 11:33 am

Manchester City set for January sales, Sport

Manchester City set for January sales

The Manchester City squad is bulging at the seams with expensively acquired footballers and January departures appear inevitable.

By | Sport | Friday, 3 December 2010 at 3:00 am

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