Manchester City did to Manchester United what Manchester United have been doing to the world for years.
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.
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.
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.
Here we decode the top 10 oft-repeated quotes from the summer transfer window…
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 [...]
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.
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