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EURO 2012 Preview: Tough decisions for the managers of Germany, Holland & Italy.

Whilst England boss Roy Hodgson has come under scrutiny over his 23-man squad for Euro 2012 from just about everyone in the world of football, as well as those capable of summing up their feelings in 140 characters on Twitter, … Continue reading

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David Silva – Manchester’s Most Majestic

“For David Silva it is easy to play football. Everything is easy for him” – Roberto Mancini. “The best signing we’ve made” – Carlos Tevez. On reflection, in the 86th minute when Sky Sports commentator Alan Smith awarded the Man … Continue reading

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Why football supporter’s should applaud Mario Balotelli’s not-so-successful piece of showboating

Shooting darts out of a window at members of the club’s youth team – Idiocy. A training ground fight with a team-mate – Stupidity. Wearing the shirt of your employers most fierce rivals on national television – Lunacy. Attempting an … Continue reading

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Mario Balotelli follows Vincent Kompany’s lead in saying Carlos Tevez leaving won’t affect Manchester City

Mario Balotelli, Manchester City’s mercurial forward, has followed the lead of Belgian international defender Vincent Kompany, by saying that the FA Cup holders will thrive this season whether or not Carlos Tevez remains. Club-captain Tevez future remains very much up-in-the-air … Continue reading

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As directionless Manchester City surrender at Anfield, could a top-four place be next to go?

“We deserve to achieve this,” said Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini on Sunday, concerning his side ending in the top four this season. “We have been at the top most of the season with United and Arsenal, always being between … Continue reading

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Manchester City and Italy forward Mario Balotelli must “mature” before he can return to the national side

Manchester City’s enigmatic forward Mario Balotelli has been told that he must “mature” before returning to the Italian national side. The 20 year-old hasn’t been far from controversy throughout his young career, both at Internazionale and now at Manchester City, … Continue reading

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Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini to drop Mario Balotelli for Chelsea clash

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says that he is likely to drop forward Mario Balotelli from his squad to face Chelsea on Sunday, after the Italian was shown a red card during the first half of City’s Europa League clash … Continue reading

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Liverpool and Man City crash out of Europe

Premier League duo Manchester City and Liverpool have both been eliminated from the Europa League this evening. Kenny Dalglish’s side were held to a scoreless draw at Anfield by Portugese side Braga, meaning that the Liga Sagres side go through … Continue reading

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Big clubs get favourable treatment – Roberto Mancini

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini says that the bigger the club the more preferential the treatment they receive. The Italian boss, whose City side take on Aston Villa in tonight’s FA Cup fifth round tie at Eastlands, has told match … Continue reading

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Mario Balotelli says Manchester City’s attack is “better than Barca”

Oh dear, why does he say these things? Seriously, why? I mean, I’ve heard of self confidence before but this is just utterly ridiculous. Mario Balotelli, the precocious 20 year-old Manchester City forward, has said that following the arrival of … Continue reading

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