1. Real Madrid vs. Manchester City: the Billion Dollar Race

    There is a race on. The race to build the world's greatest squad, offering the hope of European dominance for a many years...

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  2. When Others Say You're Not a Threat: Then You're a Threat

    I recently wrote an article that made the simple point that Manchester City were causing other managers to show a little fear...

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  3. World Football: Now We Can See the Fear in the Top Four's Eyes

    On the day that Carlos Tevez finally signed for Manchester City, it is worth noting what else City are doing to mix things up in the Premier League. Firstly, there is the possibility, rated at 50/50 of John Terry, of moving North...

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  4. Manchester City: Sparking Fear in the Top Four?

    On the day that Carlos Tevez finally signed for Manchester City, it is worthwhile noting what else City is doing to mix things up in the Premier League. Firstly, there is the possibility (rated at 50/50) of John Terry moving North...

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  5. Lucio to Join Manchester City: Reports

    A spate of reports are suggesting that Lucio, the Brazilian defender, is set to join Manchester City for a fee in the region of £7m...

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  6. Real Deal Manchester City to Show Itself After A Slow Start, Some Doubts

    It has been a difficult week for Manchester City fans. It was a quiet one and yet we have been promised so, so much. There has been a false dawn feel about it all. City were to be clinical in the transfer market; quick, clean and unforgiving...

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  7. An Arab Royal, a Jewish-American Businessman or a Russian Billionaire

    Before I get appreciative nods from the direction of the BNP or Neo-Nazi's across Europe, thinking this piece is racist or xenophobic, it isn't...

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  8. The Painful Life of A Manchester City Fan

    There are now over 30,000 season ticket holders waiting for the new EPL season to start, and that number is estimated to rise to as high as 36,000. That is a massive show of support for a club that has proved far too often how to F*ck things up...

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  9. Manchester City's Dream Team: You Will Have To Wait One More Season

    It was always going to be tough to attract the world's best players to the City of Manchester Stadium for this coming EPL season...

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  10. Manchester City to Have the Best Forward Line in EPL: United Shaken?

    The transfer rumours and speculation of the last few weeks have often been wide of the mark, with many clubs simply not doing any business at all. One club that has been busy is, of course, Manchester City...

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  11. Man City Close to Being Considered World-Class Option for Players

    The year is 1999 and Manchester City are considering squad developments as Chairman David Bernstein and Manager Joe Royle run the rule over the squad...

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  12. Manchester City's Sensible Splurge: Or How To Spend £250 Billion

    In the eyes of some, including some who should know better, Manchester City were killing football. Their vast wealth was the final nail in the coffin of our beloved sport...

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  13. ESPN Buys Premier League Television Rights

    Rupert Murdoch and Sky Sports will be a little worried tonight as ESPN finally made a move into the English Premier League, buying the rights to 46 games previously held by Setanta...

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  14. The Great Manchester City Sale: Buy One, Get One Free?

    There has been a lot of talk about the new players targeted by Mark Hughes at Manchester City. The list of new players is a long one and includes players such as Roque Santa Cruz, Carlos Tevez, and Samuel Eto'o...

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  15. Santa Cruz To Sign On at Eastlands For £18 Million

    It is now being widely reported that a deal has been agreed to finally take Santa Cruz to City. The cost of the transfer is reportedly between £15 and £18 million...

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  16. Samuel Eto'o to Manchester City: A Deal Almost Done?

    Yesterday in his latest interview, Manchester City Chairman Khaldoon al Mubarak made it clear that a number of quality layers were going to be signed before next season...

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  17. Kevin Keegan and the Billionaire's Cheque Book

    In the week in which the world record transfer fee was not only broken but obliterated, there is a growing sense that the summer of 2009 is going to be the most profligate in footballing history...

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  18. Summer Transfer Market: Expect the Unexpected

    Before last week it was widely accepted that the big spenders this summer would be Manchester City. Now unless Mark Hughes was to buy the entire England and Spanish squads it is unlikely that any one will get close to Real Madrid's largess...

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  19. The Curse of Sponsoring Manchester City

    Last season there was a lot of talk about the 'curse' of shirt sponsorship after, amongst others West Ham's (XL) and Newcastle United's (Northern Rock) sponsors went into liquidation...

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  20. Carlos Tevez Decides on...Manchester City

    Speculation is mounting that Carlos Tevez is about to draw a line under the speculation about his future by committing to play for Manchester City next year...

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  21. Transfers Shake Up Balance of Power in World Football

    It was not so long ago that a small number of wealthy, connected clubs competed in the pursuit of the world's best footballers. It was more or less a given that two or three teams each from Spain, Italy, and England would divide up the wealth and talent.

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  22. Are Manchester City's New Kits the Best Ever?

    Manchester City began a teaser campaign for their new kit launch recently and with new partners Umbro they seem to have hit the nail squarely on the head. Here is Noel Gallagher at proudly(?) holding up a training top...

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  23. Mancehster City Sign Gareth Barry: the Perfect Match

    Manchester City have moved decisively today, signing Gareth Barry from Aston Villa for a reported £12m. Now that seems like very good value for a current England international at the peak of his footballing prowess...

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  24. Man City's Summer Spend Begins With Tevez AND Barry

    It seems like Manchester City's owners are learning lessons from January's transfer window by getting players in as early as possible...

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  25. The EPL Billionaires Rated

    The English Premier League is now widely considered the sporting league of choice for the mega wealthy. Only today, two more clubs have been bought by (non- domiciled) billionaires taking the total number owned by such individuals to, at a best guess, 12.

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