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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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Manchester City lacking incision on Champions League debut

It was supposed to be the night when Manchester City showed the Champions League that in their debut campaign they could play with the big boys and win. Standing in their way at the Etihad Stadium were Napoli, also making … Continue reading

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Nasri and Mata deals completed – But how do they fit in at Manchester City and Chelsea?

Manchester City and Chelsea today completed two of the biggest transfer deals in Europe this summer – the Citizens completing the protracted transfer of Arsenal and France midfielder Samir Nasri for £25m, whilst Chelsea have signed the Spanish World Cup … Continue reading

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5 Things we learned from the opening weekend of the Premier League

1. Ashley Young is a Footballer of the Year candidate Ashley Young is a quite outstanding English footballer. Technically very adept, extremely skillful and something which many of his English contemporaries can’t similarly have said about them, mentally adaptable. Whilst … Continue reading

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Bolton interested in out-of-favour Shaun Wright-Phillips

Bolton Wanderers manager Owen Coyle is looking to tie up a deal to take Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips to the Reebok Stadium. Wright-Phillips is out of favour at the Etihad Stadium, and despite his recent impressive performances in pre-season, … Continue reading

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Manchester City can be title contenders according to Andre Villas-Boas

New Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas believes that Manchester City, can be contenders for the Premier League this season. Roberto Mancini’s side finished in third place last season, also winning the FA Cup, and have strengthened the squad this summer with … Continue reading

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Sergio Aguero seals City deal

Sergio Aguero, the highly-rated Argentina and Atletico Madrid striker, will be presented as a Manchester City player within the next 24 hours and could make his debut for his new club in the Dublin Super Cup this weekend. Aguero, 23, … 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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Man City will be stronger next season with or without Carlos Tevez – Vincent Kompany

Manchester City will be gunning for trophies and will be a stronger force next season, whether Carlos Tevez remains at the Etihad Stadium. Those are the thoughts of central defender Vincent Kompany, the Belgium international, who has been tipped to … Continue reading

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Today’s News in Brief: Reina staying and Ferguson charged again

Pepe Reina, the Liverpool goalkeeper, has pledged his future to the club. The 28-year-old has said that the club are heading in the “right direction” under management duo Kenny Dalglish and Steve Clarke, both of whom penned permanent three-year contracts … Continue reading

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