Mon, 09 May, 2016
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
Where to begin following this most captivating of Manchester derbies, a game that ebbed and flowed with passion and pace, and ultimately raised more questions than it answered about this most unpredictable and enthralling of Premier League seasons, as Marcus Rashford’s first-half goal settled matters.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
WHAT a difference a week makes. Seven days on from a humbling home defeat by Liverpool — and with a Champions League loss in between — Manchester City returned to winning ways with a win that took them back to the top of the Premier League. Normal service resumed?
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
The respective responses of the rival managers spoke volumes about this most unpredictable of results in this most schizophrenic of Premier League seasons and the vastly different weight of expectations being placed upon the shoulders of Manuel Pellegrini and Slaven Bilic.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini expects to find out today the severity of Fabian Delph’s hamstring injury after the midfielder left the field on a stretcher during yesterday’s 4-1 pre-season defeat to Real Madrid.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
MANCHESTER CITY 3 ASTON VILLA 2: SHOWING far more impressive defensive instincts than those displayed by his players during the preceding 90 minutes, Manuel Pellegrini launched his most articulate and spirited analysis yet of a season of under-achievement at the Etihad.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2015
Barcelona 1 Man City 0 (Barcelona win 3-1 on agg): Lionel Messi starred once more as Barcelona progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals for a ninth consecutive season thanks to a 1-0 last 16 second leg victory over Manchester City at the Camp Nou last night.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2015
Manchester City 2 Leicester City 0: Manuel Pellegrini lives to fight another day as manager of slumping Manchester City but the unconvincing nature of this victory, courtesy of goals from David Silva and James Milner, raised more questions than it offered answers concerning the Chilean’s ability to lead the club to the heights desired by their billionaire owners.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
Manchester City 5 Newcastle United 0: THE prospect of facing mighty Barcelona - Messi, Neymar, Suarez et al - will presumably offer Manchester City more concern than this perfunctory five-goal thrashing of Newcastle but so schizophrenic are the mood swings at the Etihad Stadium these days that captain Vincent Kompany is relishing the prospect.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015