How much will Manchester City miss Yaya Toure this January?

How much will Manchester City miss Yaya Toure this January?

While Sergio Aguero has consistently (and deservedly) lapped up the adulation of Manchester City fans this season, another of their heroes seems to have experienced a slight, while not catastrophic fall from grace. Yaya Toure hasn't exactly gone out of his way to endear himself further to fans at the Etihad this season. Threatening to leave - albeit through his agent - over a birthday cake was one of the most laughable incidents involving today's pampered professionals of recent times, …
Ten-man Manchester City Make Intentions Clear and go Second

Ten-man Manchester City Make Intentions Clear and go Second

Manchester City dismantled Southampton at St. Mary’s in an intriguing game that only deserved more goals. Goals from Toure, Lampard and Clichy fired City into second position, six points behind leaders Chelsea. Southampton were shown what level they need to reach if they are to be European Cup competitors. The game could have gone either way and was far from as one-sided as the final result suggests, with the Saints deserving some credit for their performance. Southampton entered the game …
Can Manchester City take Chelsea to the Wire?

Can Manchester City take Chelsea to the Wire?

Manchester City haven’t had the best start to their Premier League campaign - losing 2 and drawing 3 of their opening 12 games, only winning 2 of their last 6 games in all competitions, the City fans weren’t very confident going into this weekend's game; but, with 7 wins in the league under their belts, and other teams not performing well, they are still in with a chance of catching early runaway leaders Chelsea. The Citizen's opponent this weekend was …
Ludogorets vs Liverpool | Champions League Preview

Ludogorets vs Liverpool | Champions League Preview

Liverpool start the journey in rebuilding a faltering season by travelling to Bulgaria to save their hopes of progressing to the knock-out stages of this season’s Champions League. Ludogorets wait on Wednesday night with both teams knowing that a win is the only option to boost their chances of qualifying from Group B. In general circumstances, the Reds would go into a clash like this as overwhelming favourites, with Ludogorets being seen as the minnows of the group. However, with …
Manchester City v CSKA Moscow | Champions League Preview

Manchester City v CSKA Moscow | Champions League Preview

In a game that would have been targeted as the easiest fixture of the group now has added significance as Manchester City host CSKA Moscow in the 4th round of Champions League group stage needing a victory. Manchester City’s problems in Europe have been a consistent theme during the new era at the blue of side of Manchester. The sharp growth in their stature meant that City’s co-efficient was low and ranked them as fourth seeds almost guaranteeing the hardest group possible. …
Man City v Man United 13-14 | What did the fans think?

Man City v Man United 13-14 | What did the fans think?

The first Manchester derby of the 2013-14 season was played on September 22nd 2013 and ended in humiliation for United Manager David Moyes, as his team were comprehensively outclassed and beaten 4-1 by a rampant City side. The hosts outperformed United in almost every part of the pitch, Sergio Agüero opening the scoring just past the quarter hour mark and Yaya Toure adding a second just before the break. Any hopes the visitors had of resurrecting a point were shattered …
Stats: Ramsey Compared to Yaya, Fabregas and Henderson

Stats: Ramsey Compared to Yaya, Fabregas and Henderson

Aaron Ramsey was one of Arsenal’s star performers last season en route to yet another year with Champions League football and also the Gunners' first piece of silverware in eight years in the form of the FA Cup. After continuing his good form into the current season, the Welshman was unlucky to pick up a hamstring injury in the North London Derby at the end of September. The setback kept Ramsey out for the best part of three weeks before …
Manchester City v Newcastle United Preview | League Cup 4th Round

Manchester City v Newcastle United Preview | League Cup 4th Round

Manchester City will look to get back on track after a disappointing week which saw them throw a two-goal lead at CSKA Moscow in the Champions League and lose to West Ham over the weekend, sending them 6 points off leaders Chelsea at this early stage in the Premier League. The Capital One Cup may not represent the most glorious of cup competitions, but this is an ideal opportunity for City to pick up a morale-boosting win before their derby …
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