1. Patrick Vieira Right to Take His Man City Youngsters off the Pitch in Croatia

    Manchester City ’s under-21 players left the pitch during a pre-season friendly match in Croatia after midfielder Seko Fofana was allegedly racially abused by an opponent...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 9 hours ago 1,530 reads 2 comments

  2. Javi Garcia Emerges as Favourite to Leave as Man City Look to Comply with Rules

    The expected arrival of Eliaquim Mangala to Manchester City causes the club a few problems in terms of fulfilling the home-grown quota laid out by the Premier League...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 2 days ago 2,274 reads 3 comments

  3. Negredo Injury Leaves Pressure on Dzeko and Jovetic to Deliver for Man City

    Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo has fractured his metatarsal and faces “a few months” on the sidelines, according to the player’s Instagram ( via BBC Sport )...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 3 days ago 2,359 reads 15 comments

  4. David Silva Offers Manuel Pellegrini Tactical Flexibility at Manchester City

    During Manchester City 's title-winning campaign last season, there were two periods of excellent form which ensured they just about got over the line in first place on the final day...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 5 days ago 8,114 reads 18 comments

  5. Hearts vs. Manchester City: 6 Things We Learned

    Manchester City travelled to Edinburgh on Friday evening to play their second pre-season warm-up game, this time against Hearts at Tynecastle. The match finished 2-1 to City, with goals from Scott Sinclair and Aleksandar Kolarov (pen)...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 5 days ago 7,853 reads 9 comments

  6. Jesus Navas Faces Battle to Establish Himself in Manchester City Starting XI

    Jesus Navas ’ first season at Manchester City can almost certainly be considered a success. He offered out-and-out width after a season defined by City’s inability ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 6 days ago 3,734 reads 5 comments

  7. Manuel Pellegrini Would Regret Letting Matija Nastasic Leave Manchester City

    With Manchester City expected to complete a deal to bring Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala to the club this summer ( via BBC Sport ), the future of Matija Nastasic has been cast in doubt...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 7 days ago 4,468 reads 21 comments

  8. How Manuel Pellegrini Should Evolve Manchester City This Season

    There's a belief across football that, although winning a title is an incredibly difficult task, defending it is much harder...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 7 days ago 6,885 reads 12 comments

  9. Manchester City Must End Yaya Toure Saga Before New Season Begins

    For the most part, Manchester City are one of the most settled clubs in the Premier League. They have a manager and director of football who work harmoniously and take a long-term ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 8 days ago 5,538 reads 11 comments

  10. Jack Rodwell Must Leave Manchester City to Salvage Career

    Some things just don't work out. Often, no one is to blame, but it’s better for all concerned to accept it and move on. The situation with Manchester City and Jack Rodwell is one such occasion...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 9 days ago 1,009 reads 4 comments

  11. Manchester City Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of July 14

    After lifting the Premier League and the League Cup in his debut season in charge at Manchester City , Manuel Pellegrini has already set about improving his squad this summer in order to build on those initial successes...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 10 days ago 3,276 reads 1 comments

  12. Martin Demichelis Comes Full Circle from Man City 'Flop' to World Cup Finalist

    On Sunday evening, a player who spent much of last season as a figure of ridicule in the British press and, it must be said, among his own fans, will likely take his place in the World Cup final...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 13 days ago 3,746 reads 4 comments

  13. Stevan Jovetic or Alvaro Negredo: Who Should Man City Release to Meet Ruling?

    Manchester City could soon be facing a dilemma. If, as expected, they finalise a deal for a new centre-half, thought to be either Porto’s Eliaquim Mangala or Roma’s ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 14 days ago 3,494 reads 22 comments

  14. 5 Players Whose Stock Rose in 2014 World Cup Semi-Finals

    The World Cup offers the biggest prize in football and a stage on which players who perform well will be remembered forever...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 14 days ago 9,665 reads 9 comments

  15. Manchester City's Transfer Deals Set to Centre on 'Home-Grown' Restrictions

    With Manchester City determined to avoid the kind of stagnation that followed their last title win in 2012, manager Manuel Pellegrini and director of football Txiki Begiristain ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 15 days ago 5,717 reads 0 comments

  16. 5 Reasons Why It Is Vital Manchester City Are Busy in the Summer Transfer Window

    After winning two trophies in Manuel Pellegrini's first season in charge, Manchester City will be keener than ever to reinforce their playing staff this summer in order to keep improving...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 15 days ago 3,814 reads 7 comments

  17. Why Paul Pogba Would Be Ideal Replacement for Yaya Toure at Manchester City

    As the possibility of Yaya Toure exiting Manchester City continues to drag on, the club are thought to be weighing up possible replacements should the Ivorian move elsewhere. It’s a difficult task...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 16 days ago 3,648 reads 16 comments

  18. 10 Decisions for Roy Hodgson to Make Before England's Euro 2016 Campaign

    There's little doubt England's World Cup campaign was a huge disappointment. In what was a fairly average group, they managed just one point and two goals, finishing bottom and eliminated inside a week of their campaign starting...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 17 days ago 2,212 reads 11 comments

  19. Manchester City in Strong Position in Alvaro Negredo's Atletico Negotiations

    When Alvaro Negredo turned Michael Dawson inside the box before emphatically smashing the ball into the back of the Tottenham net during Manchester City ’s 6-0 home win against Spurs in November, it was the mark of a player so clearly in form...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 17 days ago 1,735 reads 0 comments

  20. Manchester City Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of July 7

    With Manchester City desperate to build on their Premier League and League Cup triumphs of last season, you can be sure manager Manuel Pellegrini will be looking to bolster his squad this summer...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 17 days ago 5,647 reads 5 comments

  21. Manchester City Must Make Everton Midfielder Ross Barkley a Transfer Priority

    This summer's World Cup in Brazil has been a triumph of opening, attacking football, with the negative tactics that defined events in South Africa and Germany confined to the sidelines...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 19 days ago 15,323 reads 119 comments

  22. Complete Analysis of Vincent Kompany's Belgium Role vs. Manchester City Role

    For 12 months leading into this World Cup, Belgium, managed by Marc Wilmots, have consistently been referred to as "dark horses...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 20 days ago 1,237 reads 0 comments

  23. An Argument for Why Brazil Must Play Manchester City Midfielder Fernandinho

    For those who watched Fernandinho closely in his first season as a Manchester City player, the idea he isn ’t a guaranteed starter for his country will seem absurd...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 20 days ago 6,239 reads 7 comments

  24. New Samir Nasri Contract Underlines Midfielder's Importance to Manchester City

    Samir Nasri might not have made the French squad for this summer’s World Cup in Brazil, but it seems Manchester City are keen to extend his stay at the Etihad after his superb form last season...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 21 days ago 1,984 reads 5 comments

  25. Mehdi Benatia Is Ideal Support for Vincent Kompany, Despite Reported Fee

    For Manchester City to finally join Europe’s elite band of teams, the addition of a long-term partner for captain Vincent Kompany is arguably the most important one they can make...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 22 days ago 3,112 reads 2 comments