Manchester City Steamroller Pardew's Palace

Manchester City Steamroller Pardew's Palace

There are not many better sights in football than watching Manchester City's David Silva weave his magic, and Palace were unwoven by his delicate deft artistry. Pellegrini chose to drop Yaya Toure to the bench, his languid style and lack of energy had been harming them in midfield and his replacement Fabian Delph broke the deadlock in the 22nd minute. A shot from distance embarrassingly squirmed under Wayne Hennessey, a second howler from the Welsh no1 in a week. The …
Arsenal Ram Raid City

Arsenal Ram Raid City

Arsenal took on heavyweights Manchester City at The Emirates in a tight display last night. Man City dominated the first ten minutes with an absolutely glorious chance spurned by Kevin DeBruyne to square the ball to David Silva for a certain goal on 6minutes. Instead DeBruyne took a shot and pulled it wide, Silva was apoplectic, remonstrating with him, throwing his arms in the air. Such chances and instants change games. Arsenal gradually increased their presence in the game and …
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 …
Does Yaya Touré Deserve to Stay at City?

Does Yaya Touré Deserve to Stay at City?

Yaya Touré is undoubtedly one of the best midfielders in the world; it’s indisputable that Manchester City would have failed to win the title last season without his presence in the team. From an attacking midfield position Yaya managed to score a staggering 20 goals, 24 if you include the League Cup & Champions League. He was the highest goal scorer for City and the 3rd highest in the Premier League behind Liverpool duo Suarez & Sturridge, moreover he achieved …
Player Performance Analysis | Yaya Toure Vs Norwich City

Player Performance Analysis | Yaya Toure Vs Norwich City

Manchester City’s Ivorian powerhouse Yaya Toure has been a fans favourite ever since his arrival from Barcelona in 2010 and it’s not hard to see why. In today’s market, the £24 million spent on the African Footballer of the Year (two seasons running) would be seen as a bargain considering what he has achieved and how he has helped the team since joining City. Having been the catalyst for both PL and FA Cup triumphs in previous seasons, including scoring …
Nuri Sahin Stats | Compared to Yaya, Modric, Arteta & Liverpool mids

Nuri Sahin Stats | Compared to Yaya, Modric, Arteta & Liverpool mids

These past few weeks the loan transfer of Nuri Sahin has been nothing short of a saga with the player first linked to Arsenal then supposed to be signing for Liverpool, with another u-turn to Arsenal and now it looks as if Liverpool may be capturing the player this weekend on a season long loan worth £2m plus 70% of his wages. There aren't many sources for Sahin stats and it's been difficult to be able to do a comparison …