1. Why New Contract for James Milner Is Imperative for Manchester City

    Manchester City have made giving their best players new long-term contracts a priority this season. Manuel Pellegrini , City's manager, and Txiki Begiristain , the club’s ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 1 day ago 2,006 reads 16 comments

  2. Man City Must Employ Toure-Fernando-Fernandinho Midfield vs. Barcelona in UCL

    Fernando’s arrival at Manchester City from Porto in the summer was seen by many as a move which offered Manuel Pellegrini options in midfield...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 2 days ago 5,193 reads 23 comments

  3. Manchester City Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of December 15

    Seven wins on the bounce have drastically altered Manchester City 's season, but with injuries to key players, including both Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko, the chances of January arrivals at the Etihad are likely to have increased...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 3 days ago 5,941 reads 3 comments

  4. How Manchester City Will Differ vs Messi and Barcelona in Champions League Tie

    Manchester City ’s dramatic qualification from their Champions League group, which was confirmed after their impressive 2-0 win in Rome on Wednesday, has seen them draw Barcelona in the last 16 of the competition...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 3 days ago 2,904 reads 14 comments

  5. £32 Million Fee for Eliaquim Mangala Will Prove to Be Good Value for Man City

    The £32 million Manchester City spent on 23-year-old Eliaquim Mangala this summer saw many eyebrows raised...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 4 days ago 6,228 reads 15 comments

  6. Frank Lampard Gives Manchester City a Dilemma as Kompany, Dzeko Injuries Mar Win

    LEICESTER, England — Manchester City recorded their seventh straight victory in all competitions with a 1-0 over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, keeping ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 5 days ago 6,903 reads 21 comments

  7. Feel-Good Factor Returns as Manchester City Build Title Momentum

    It’s been a great few weeks for Manchester City . After a cloud of negativity had descended on the club on the back of a patchy start to the season that brought some concerning ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 6 days ago 1,635 reads 4 comments

  8. Ranking and Grading Manchester City Players on UCL Group Stage Performances

    A more dramatic qualification from a Champions League group you will struggle to find. Manchester City , who with five minutes left on Matchday 5 had just two points, miraculously ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 7 days ago 2,250 reads 3 comments

  9. Man City Leave Champions League Past Behind to Beat Roma and Advance to Last 16

    Quite how Manchester City have made it through to the last 16 of this season Champions League will remain one of football’s great mysteries for some time...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 8 days ago 8,929 reads 45 comments

  10. Why Beating Roma Will Wipe Champions League Slate for Manchester City

    Manchester City completed a full training session at their new City Football Academy on Tuesday before flying out to Rome for their final Group E match in this season’s Champions League, with qualification to the last 16 out of their hands...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 9 days ago 2,879 reads 6 comments

  11. Manchester City Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of December 8

    With January just three weeks away and Manchester City facing something of an injury crisis, speculation regarding comings and, to a certain extent, goings at the Etihad is likely to reach new heights in the coming days...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 10 days ago 4,459 reads 7 comments

  12. Man City Lose Sergio Aguero to Injury but Kickstart Title Race with Everton Win

    MANCHESTER, England—The Premier League title race, which had been written off in some quarters as a walkover after Chelsea ’s blistering start to the season, was blown ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 12 days ago 6,572 reads 27 comments

  13. Manchester City Need Long Unbeaten Run to Test Chelsea After Finding Best Form

    Manchester City will look to extend their winning run to five games when they take on Everton on Saturday evening, with a feeling they have turned the corner after some stuttering early-season form now evident among their squad...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 13 days ago 2,942 reads 3 comments

  14. 5 Ways Manchester City Improved Finances to Offset FFP Threat

    Manchester City have posted their 2013-14 financial accounts and look set to avoid any further Financial Fair Play (FFP) sanctions, according to the club's official website ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 14 days ago 7,346 reads 34 comments

  15. Man City Reassert Title Defence Hopes with Big Win at Sunderland

    Manchester City won at Sunderland for the first time in four seasons with goals from Sergio Aguero (2), Stevan Jovetic and Pablo Zabaleta sealing a 4-1 win...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 15 days ago 2,574 reads 10 comments

  16. Keeping Evergreen Frank Lampard Is Key to Manchester City Success This Season

    There’s often no set formula as to when a player is going to produce his best football. Some will develop quickly but fade rather swiftly, while others are slow burners, whose ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 16 days ago 917 reads 9 comments

  17. Manchester City: Full Report Card for Every Position for November

    Manchester City ’s form in November saw them win four, draw one and lose one, starting with victory over rivals Manchester United and ending with Sunday’s impressive 3-0 win over Southampton at St...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 16 days ago 1,089 reads 3 comments

  18. Why Vincent Kompany's Injury Record Threatens Manchester City Progress

    Manchester City ’s convincing 3-0 win over Southampton at St Mary’s was somewhat overshadowed by Vincent Kompany ’s hamstring injury, which forced him from the field with a few minutes to go...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 17 days ago 2,533 reads 4 comments

  19. Manchester City Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of December 1

    Manchester City needed a turnaround in form, and it appears they may have found it. After winning just once in six matches going in to the international break, they have now won their last three, including a convincing 3-0 win away at Southampton ..

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 17 days ago 3,404 reads 3 comments

  20. Manchester City Gathering Momentum Is a Warning Sign to Chelsea

    After weeks of disjointed football and disappointing results, Manchester City ’s season appears to be picking up some momentum. A run of one win in six before the international break has now largely been forgotten after three straight wins...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 18 days ago 14,468 reads 88 comments

  21. Southampton vs. Manchester City: How the Blues Should Line Up in EPL Game

    The recent international break came at the perfect time for Manchester City . Their form was faltering badly, and they had managed just one win in six. Their performances were so poor that it was difficult to see how they were going to stop the rot...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 19 days ago 2,283 reads 0 comments

  22. Bayern Win Must Be Used as Boost for Manchester City Ahead of Southampton Test

    As Sergio Aguero scored the winner for Manchester City against Bayern Munich on Tuesday—his 17th goal in 18 games this season—it felt like a huge moment psychologically for the City players...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 20 days ago 2,012 reads 10 comments

  23. 5 Things Manchester City's Fernandinho Must Do to Take His Game Forward

    Signed in the summer of 2013 from Shakhtar Donetsk for £30 million, Fernandinho proved to be the key signing in Manuel Pellegrini's first season in charge...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 20 days ago 1,902 reads 2 comments

  24. Eliaquim Mangala Coming of Age at Manchester City After Champions League Display

    The performance may have been poor, but Manuel Pellegrini will be hoping Manchester City ’s 3-2 win over Bayern Munich, which came courtesy of two late Sergio Aguero strikes, will kick-start their season...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 21 days ago 4,718 reads 7 comments

  25. Manchester City Rekindle Champions League Hopes with Last-Ditch Win over Bayern

    The stage was set at the Etihad on Tuesday. Manchester City —who have shown little in their previous Champions League campaigns to suggest they can impact the latter stages ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 23 days ago 2,385 reads 4 comments