1. How Manchester City Will Line Up Against Tottenham Hotspur

    Manchester City have the chance to get back on track in the Premier League against Tottenham on Sunday, having lost on the road yet again at Sunderland last time out...

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  2. 6 Goals That Should Not Have Stood This Season

    The advent of goal-line technology appears to have closed off one avenue of controversy when it comes to debatable goals this season...

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  3. Why Vincent Kompany's Absence Is Hurting Manchester City on the Road

    Vincent Kompany 's absences for Manchester City have begun to hurt, and it's away from Etihad Stadium where the lack of his considerable presence could hole their title challenge below the waterline...

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  4. Examining Manchester City's Keeper Options for the Future

    Joe Hart's unchallenged status as first-choice goalkeeper for Manchester City has come under increasing scrutiny this season after a series of wobbly moments...

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  5. A Quarter-Term Report on Manchester City

    As yet another international break peeks over the horizon, it's a good time to assess Manchester City 's season so far under Manuel Pellegrini. And the phrase that springs to mind is one many of us heard at school: "Could do better...

    Tim Oscroft Written by Tim Oscroft about 8 months ago 676 reads 2 comments

  6. How Manchester City Will Line Up Against Sunderland

    City travel over the Pennines to Wearside full of vim and vigour following their 7-0 demolition of Norwich City in the Premier League last Saturday, with Tuesday's 5-2 win over ...

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  7. Premier League Weekend Preview: Game-by-Game Guide

    Arsene Wenger looks down on the rest of the Premier League with his Arsenal side five points ahead of the rest at the start of this weekend's round of matches...

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  8. Manchester City's Most Impressive Wins Under Manuel Pellegrini

    With Manchester City having swept CSKA Moscow aside to qualify for the knockout phase of the Champions League, and with yet another "international break" looming, it's a good time to assess some of the best wins for the Citizens under Manuel Pellegrini..

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  9. Breaking Down Manchester City's Tactics Against CSKA Moscow

    City's emphatic 5-2 win over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League on Tuesday may appear to be one of the easier analyses to carry out at first sight...

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  10. How Manchester City Will Line Up Against Norwich City

    Norwich City travel to Manchester on Saturday for the second time within a few days to face the Blues of Manchester City rather than the Reds of United...

    Tim Oscroft Written by Tim Oscroft about 8 months ago 2,877 reads 4 comments

  11. How Manchester City Will Line Up Against Newcastle United

    Manchester City 's owners charged Manuel Pellegrini with snaffling five trophies in five years , and the visit to Newcastle for Wednesday's Capital One Cup match is a good chance to take another step toward some silverware for the Chilean...

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  12. Complete Analysis of Fernandinho's Manchester City Role

    Manchester City splashed out £30 million for Fernandinho when they "swooped" (in true tabloid parlance) for the Brazilian during the summer...

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  13. Breaking Down Manchester City's Tactics Against Chelsea

    Manchester City came away from Stamford Bridge with nothing Sunday after the already-infamous last-minute howler from Matija Nastasic and Joe Hart that allowed Chelsea 's ...

    Tim Oscroft Written by Tim Oscroft about 9 months ago 1,520 reads 2 comments

  14. Manchester City's Predicted Line Up Against Chlesea

    Manchester City take on Chelsea in a, if you will, battle of the Blues at the Bridge on Sunday. It should be quite an encounter, but how will Manuel Pellegrini set his side ...

    Tim Oscroft Written by Tim Oscroft about 9 months ago 7,448 reads 7 comments

  15. How Manchester City Will Line Up Against West Ham United

    Hmm , this could be an interesting one. Manchester City are favourites for the Premier League title with some (but not with Sam Allardyce , per the Sports Review ), but are with just one point from nine on the road...

    Tim Oscroft Written by Tim Oscroft about 9 months ago 3,646 reads 2 comments

  16. Manuel Pellegrini's 5 Best Manchester City Decisions so Far

    Manuel Pellegrini may have taken stock of Manchester City 's season so far during the current round of international fixtures , so we'll do the same by looking at where the Chilean has got it right thus far...

    Tim Oscroft Written by Tim Oscroft about 9 months ago 6,897 reads 6 comments

  17. Breaking Down Joe Hart's Performance for England vs. Montenegro

    Joe Hart put in a reassuring performance as England swept to a 4-1 win over Montenegro at Wembley . As ever, it was not as straightforward with the national side as it should be...

    Tim Oscroft Written by Tim Oscroft about 9 months ago 1,958 reads 5 comments

  18. Setting Up a Manchester City Team to Win Away at Bayern Munich

    Manchester City 's 3-1 defeat to Bayern Munich was a humbling experience for a side and a club still finding their feet in Europe...

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  19. Analysing Fernandinho's First Month at Manchester City

    Fernandinho joined Manchester City from Shakhtar Donetsk early last summer in one of the most widely telegraphed moves of the year, but the Brazilian has not had the impact that may have been expected for such a large transfer fee...

    Tim Oscroft Written by Tim Oscroft about 9 months ago 4,105 reads 16 comments

  20. How England Will Line Up Against Montenegro

    England face a crunch World Cup qualifier when they take on Montenegro this Friday, and as ever, Roy Hodgson's selection will come under the closest of close scrutiny. We've been here before, of course...

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  21. 5 Reasons Why Manuel Pellegrini Has Been a Great Hire for Manchester City

    Manuel Pellegrini's first few months in charge of Manchester City have been far from dull, and overall the Chilean is doing OK...

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  22. Manchester City vs. Everton: 6 Things We Learned

    City shook off the bad memories of last Wednesday's horror show against Bayern Munich with a comfortable 3-1 win over Everton on Saturday. It didn't all go according to plan...

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  23. How Manchester City Will Line Up Against Everton in the Premier League

    Manchester City return to Premier League matters when Everton visit Etihad Stadium on Saturday, kicking off at 12:45 BST ...

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  24. Manchester City vs. Bayern Munich: 6 Things We Learned

    Ouch! Manchester City were utterly outclassed by Bayern Munich, who were three goals up and cruising inside an hour...

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  25. How Manchester City Will Line Up Against Bayern Munich

    Manchester City have an ideal opportunity to build on their good start to this year's Champions League campaign against the reigning titleholders Bayern Munich at Etihad Stadium on Wednesday...

    Tim Oscroft Written by Tim Oscroft about 9 months ago 3,315 reads 6 comments