1. What Happened When World Football Met Quality Management and Morals

    I have been attacking the way in which the press reports matters for some years now. If you were to read my posts on Bleacher, you will see that I have little or no time for the hacks that infest newspapers across the world...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about over 5 years ago 300 reads 19 comments

  2. Why Michel Platini Should Mind His Words and Manners:

    It was only a few short months ago that I offered my opinion on the strange mind that infests the body of Sepp Blatter...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about over 5 years ago 204 reads 2 comments

  3. The Manchester City Project: What Does It Mean?

    There has been much comment and fevered speculation about the intentions of Manchester City's latest owners over the past few months. The initial feeding frenzy in the press has fallen away and been replaced by, well, by nothing really...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about over 5 years ago 447 reads 4 comments

  4. Comment As You Like But The Manager Knows Best: Manchester City

    Earlier this month, I wrote a very small piece expressing my guilt as I had begun to doubt Mark Hughes' ability to be effective as Man City's manager...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about over 5 years ago 159 reads 3 comments

  5. Heres The Real Reason Why Mark Hughes MUST Be Given Time

    I have been in several conversations with football fans recently and its is pretty well universally accepted that a club can only be successful if it has a stable management and coaching set-up...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about over 5 years ago 100 reads 0 comments

  6. £107m: Disgust, Envy, and Bare-Faced Hatred

    I have, over the last few days, been amazed by the change in most football fans towards Manchester City and the shirt that I proudly wear. As I live in the North East of England, I have always made a point of wearing my City Shirt on weekends...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 227 reads 11 comments

  7. Kaka, Robinho Would Be an Amazing Pair To Watch with Manchester City

    Yes, it is an obscene amount of money. No, I don't think any player is worth it. And, yes, I am thrilled that my team is in the frame and no other team can get close to matching us...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 196 reads 10 comments

  8. Facts and Figures You May Not Have Known, Pt. 1: Manchester City

    I am consistently vexed by the lack of knowledge (that is fact based understanding of a subject matter for those not sure) when it comes to sports reporting...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 2,010 reads 15 comments

  9. Time to Dust Off The Cup For Cock-Ups: Is Manchester City At It Again?

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    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 158 reads 0 comments

  10. Bleacher Report Is Sad to Report the Death of Good Sports Journalism

    Official confirmation has just been received of the death of good sports journalism. Poor-quality sports reporting, amounting to little more than rumour mongering has been in evidence ...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  11. All Eyes on Manchester City: First Time in a Long Time

    So, for the first time in my lifetime, all the footballing world seems to be focusing its attention on Manchester City. If you support one of Europe's "big" teams you won't really understand how important that is to us, the fans...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 665 reads 9 comments

  12. For Football Fans Christmas Can Come Twice a Year

    So Christmas is upon us again, and dads like me have spent a fortune hoping to make this the best Christmas ever for their kids. I'm truly not after anything for myself of course, other than the reward of happy, smiling faces beaming back at me...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 84 reads 5 comments

  13. Manchester Football: Two Clubs, Poles Apart

    Today, Sunday, 21 Dec. 2008 is a day which shows the real differences between Manchester's two footballing teams...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 144 reads 5 comments

  14. Romanian Statistician Loves Manchester United and All Those Crazy Numbers

    It has been brought to the attention of the Institute of Romanian Football Statisticians (IRFS) that a Romanian member here on Bleacher, Carlyluvsunited has become somewhat confused by her role...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 207 reads 0 comments

  15. Manchester City Drops Two More Points In the Chase For the Title

    This may seem like the most optimistic headline written for some time, but it was phrased to highlight where were hoping to be, and where we are...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 309 reads 0 comments

  16. Bleacher Writer Wants to Complain About Mark Hughes But Feels Bad About Doing So

    I am not, by nature a critical person. I am not by nature one who has knee jerk reactions, especially in sport. I have been an active supporter of Manchester City from the age of seven, that's 31 years...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 80 reads 0 comments

  17. World's Greatest Press Conference Planned For Manchester in January

    OK, here's a heads up. I have been provided with an insight as to the way things at Manchester City are likely to progress in the January transfer window and if, like me you're a City fan get your champagne on ice...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 180 reads 4 comments

  18. Michael Johnson: Another Young Footballer Cracks Under Expectation and Money?

    So, it is now common knowledge that a very promising Manchester City player, Michael Johnson, is having problems overcoming injury, which has to led to a problem with his attitude as well...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 437 reads 0 comments

  19. Football Clubs Need Finance, City Need Top Players: Match Made in Heaven

    The world of football changed significantly at the start of this years EPL season, and very few of us have really grasped what may be going on...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 303 reads 5 comments

  20. EPL Top Four in Breakaway Pledge: Its Just Not Fair Says Wenger

    Recent developments in the English Premier Leagues' balance of power have led to the so called top four clubs (Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Liverpool) setting in motion a long held contingency plan...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 536 reads 5 comments

  21. Manchester City in Audacious £1.5 Trillion Bid for Serie A [Humor]

    Manchester City insiders have revealed the true extent of their new owners' ambitions. A secret report lays out a 7,532-point plan for the development of both the football club and the Manchester City brand...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 1,058 reads 22 comments

  22. Manchester City Takeover Proves Why Bleacher Report Really Matters

    Over the last few months my distrust of the media, certainly the sports reporting on TV and in newspapers has grown. There seems to be very little in the way of values led journalism...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 304 reads 4 comments

  23. EPL: The Death of the Competitive Dream

    I am perhaps overdoing it with the headline, but there is a definite feeling of deflation amongst many football fans of clubs outside the Premiership's "Top Four"...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 169 reads 1 comments

  24. The Colour Of Money: Racism in Football

    Racism in football is a problem, just as it is in most societies. Racists are typically shadowy types whose bigotry quietly sustains their own warped value systems and rarely comes out into public...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 6 years ago 106 reads 0 comments

  25. Lottery Winner Has to Wait Four Months for Cheque to Clear

    Its been a while since Manchester City were purchased by a member of the Abu Dhabi royal family, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan. It must be made clear the this was a "private purchase", and not one made on behalf of the Royal Family...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 6 years ago 718 reads 4 comments