1. Manchester City vs. Sheffield Wednesday: Key Issues for Capital One Cup Opener

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini could be excused for not knowing what to make of his side's involvement in the Capital One Cup. City won the trophy last season, which on balance was better than losing it...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 18 hours ago 786 reads 2 comments

  2. Manchester City Debut for Eliaquim Mangala Confirms Centre-Back's Value

    Thankfully for Manchester City , new centre-back Eliaquim Mangala 's timing on the pitch is quite a bit better than his timing off it...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 1 day ago 6,370 reads 8 comments

  3. Manchester City vs. Chelsea: Key Issues That Will Shape Premier League Match

    Manchester City are in serious danger of laying claim to the title of the worst good team in professional football...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 5 days ago 7,698 reads 14 comments

  4. Why David Silva Is More Valuable to Manchester City Than Sergio Aguero

    David Silva is more valuable to Manchester City than Sergio Aguero , but that is rather like saying £20 million is more valuable than £19 million...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 6 days ago 2,618 reads 7 comments

  5. Why Sergio Aguero Is Manchester City's Crucial 2014-15 Champions League Player

    Manchester City have aggressive, ambitious Champions League dreams. But the Sky Blues will probably only go as far as Sergio Aguero can carry them...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 7 days ago 1,258 reads 0 comments

  6. Bayern Munich vs. Manchester City: Predicting City XI for Champions League Match

    Manchester City are fortunate that a football club is only as good as its next result, because their recent performances would label the Sky Blues as subpar...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 8 days ago 7,286 reads 9 comments

  7. Manuel Pellegrini's Whines on Officiating Miss Manchester City's Real Problems

    Manchester City have several real problems after four Premier League matches, and manager Manuel Pellegrini is kidding himself if he thinks that officiating decisions are one of them...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 9 days ago 2,384 reads 13 comments

  8. Arsenal vs. Manchester City: How City Will Line Up in Premier League Showdown

    Manchester City 's loss to Stoke City , coming as it did between their convincing win over Liverpool and the international break, can easily be written off as the predictable outcome of a " trap game ...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 12 days ago 5,897 reads 6 comments

  9. Manchester City's Dependence on Sergio Aguero Clear as Ever as Arsenal Loom

    Manchester City did not have the happiest of international breaks, but they did receive one bit of news they absolutely had to have...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 13 days ago 7,071 reads 17 comments

  10. Manchester City's 5 Biggest Weaknesses to Exploit in the 2014/15 Season

    Manchester City ought not to have five big weaknesses. Not given the ridiculous money spent in assembling the squad, they shouldn't. Not with the dozens of league matches and cup ties they play against significantly inferior competition every season.

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 14 days ago 4,887 reads 7 comments

  11. Which Will Be the Next Arsenal Stars That Manchester City Look to Poach?

    Arsenal last won the Premier League in 2003-04. Arsene Wenger 's " Invincibles " won 36, drew 13 and lost none from May 7, 2003 to October 24, 2004...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 15 days ago 3,651 reads 22 comments

  12. Why Manchester City Will Not Regret Letting Alvaro Negredo Go

    Manchester City will not regret letting Alvaro Negredo go because, no matter how well Negredo plays for any of his subsequent clubs, the decision to sell Negredo was the right decision when City made it...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 16 days ago 4,193 reads 3 comments

  13. 5 Takeaways from USMNT's Win over the Czech Republic in International Friendly

    When you possess the football resume of United States men's national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann , you have leave to be brash. Even Klinsmann may have gone too far this time, though...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 20 days ago 462 reads 1 comments

  14. Key Issues That Will Shape USA's Clash with Czech Republic

    The United States men's national team is going back to work this week. A friendly with the Czech Republic in Prague (Wednesday at 2:15 p.m...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 22 days ago 12,755 reads 17 comments

  15. Manchester City: Full Report Card for Every Position for August

    You can talk about how early it is in the Premier League season all you like. Every team in the league has played three times with 35 more matches apiece remaining. We get it...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 22 days ago 1,893 reads 6 comments

  16. Why Joe Hart Is Under Most Pressure at Manchester City Following Loss to Stoke

    Joe Hart is under the most pressure at Manchester City following the Sky Blues' disappointing loss to Stoke City because Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has seen this movie before...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 23 days ago 3,569 reads 17 comments

  17. Manchester City vs. Stoke City: How City Will Line Up in Premier League Clash

    Manchester City 's 2014-15 season was set up very nicely for them to go, at least for a while, somewhat unnoticed. Several Premier League sides did transfer business worthy of headlines...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 25 days ago 7,646 reads 5 comments

  18. Breaking Down Manchester City's Champions League Group-Stage Opponents

    Manchester City have expressed clearly and without reservation their desire to thrive against the best sides in the world in Champions League play. But it is definitely starting to feel like UEFA does not much want City around...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 26 days ago 2,831 reads 7 comments

  19. 10 Transfer Deadline Day Possibilities for Manchester City

    There is good news and bad news on the Manchester City transfer front. The good news is that Jack Rodwell has done a recent about-face and now claims he was misquoted in earlier reports about young players like him signing at City...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 28 days ago 3,781 reads 15 comments

  20. Manuel Pellegrini's Accelerated Learning Curve Bad News for Premier League Foes

    Manchester City won the Premier League crown in Manuel Pellegrini 's first season as manager, which was impressive enough...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 29 days ago 2,494 reads 9 comments

  21. Why Manchester City Must Make Etihad Stadium Advantage Count vs. Liverpool

    Manchester City 's record at the Etihad Stadium in recent seasons is almost too good to be believed. If City are to repeat as Premier League champions, that incredible level of success must be extended...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 30 days ago 7,331 reads 9 comments

  22. How Manuel Pellegrini Can Guide Manchester City to a Repeat Title Win

    The surest path to a repeat Premier League title win for Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is a road he cannot take. Pellegrini would make his club's load a lot lighter by laying down in the Capital One Cup and in the FA Cup...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 1 month ago 1,970 reads 5 comments

  23. Manuel Pellegrini's Man City Success Can't Be Lessened by Jose Mourinho's Talk

    Manchester City won the Premier League last season and did not lose a single player that mattered from that squad...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 1 month ago 4,956 reads 8 comments

  24. Why Vincent Kompany and Eliaquim Mangala Could Become Best EPL Defensive Tandem

    Vincent Kompany and Eliaquim Mangala could become the best pair of centre-backs in the Premier League because anyone who plays next to Kompany has such a chance. That is how good Kompany is...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 1 month ago 6,855 reads 18 comments

  25. Manchester City's Most Crucial Players for the 2014-15 Season

    Manchester City 's roster composition proves true the tenet that the best teams are strong through the middle...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 1 month ago 3,282 reads 2 comments