1. Premier League TV Rights and Why Ian Ayre Has Let the Cat out of the Bag

    According to The Associated Press (h/t Washington Post ) , Liverpool Managing Director Ian Ayre has called for all Premier League clubs to negotiate their own overseas TV rights deals...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 3 years ago 547 reads 14 comments

  2. Manchester City vs. Carlos Tevez: Why City Could Save Football from Itself

    This is possibly the biggest story in football at this moment in time, but it may well be a story that will echo throughout football for decades to come...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 3 years ago 1,134 reads 14 comments

  3. Steve Bruce To Be Replaced as Sunderland Manager by Martin O'Neil?

    I live and work in the North East of England. I spend quite a bit of time in the company of football people of all types and all ages...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 3 years ago 467 reads 5 comments

  4. Arsenal FC 2012: Owned by Kroenke, Usmanov or Somebody Else?

    As a non-Gooner, I am struggling to see a way forward for one of the country's best-supported, best-run and stable football clubs. The worry is that, from the outside, the board has led the club into a phony war and a period of stagnation...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 3 years ago 1,804 reads 30 comments

  5. Sheikh Mansour and Manchester City: A Match Made in Heaven

    For quite some time now I and every other Manchester City fan has had to read, listen to and watch all manner of pundits and commentators offer their opinions on our club Manchester City...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 3 years ago 2,610 reads 11 comments

  6. Carlos Tevez: Unwanted, Unsellable and Now Friendless

    As I watched Manchester City 's leggy and disappointing performance against Bayern Munich in last nights Champions League group game, it never once entered my mind that Carlos Tevez was the man we needed to turn things round...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 3 years ago 1,016 reads 3 comments

  7. Everton FC: Why You Should Hope To Be More Like Manchester City

    I like Everton . I always have. As a Manchester City fan I have felt a link to Everton for many years. Both clubs have been too long in the shadow of massively more successful cross-town rivals...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 3 years ago 695 reads 10 comments

  8. Liverpool FC : Andy Carroll's Long Road Back To the First Team

    When Liverpool signed Andy Carroll for £35m in January there were many Liverpool fans who firmly believed that the club had snatched the future of English football from under the noses of the biggest clubs in Europe...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about almost 3 years ago 1,732 reads 11 comments

  9. Manchester City Need a Strong Manchester United to Be Successful.

    It is always the way in football that we wish our local rivals ill luck. It is human nature to want our competitors to fail, and even more so in the most intense local rivalries...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 852 reads 18 comments

  10. Barcelona FC and Real Madrid Threaten to Leave La Liga for Newer Pastures

    It is widely accepted that Barcelona and Real Madrid have a huge financial advantage over all other clubs in Spain. The two happen to be the biggest clubs, not only in Spain, but in the world...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 4,706 reads 36 comments

  11. Manchester City Will Win the Premier League This Season, and Here Is Why

    I am going to keep this short and will concentrate on the strengths of Manchester City and not the weaknesses of the other title contenders from Salford, London or Merseyside...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 3,708 reads 67 comments

  12. Premier League: Can More Than One Team Go All Season Unbeaten?

    After three games of the new Premier League season there are nine teams yet to lose a game. The chance of all nine of those teams still being undefeated after the next round of games ...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 1,034 reads 17 comments

  13. Manchester City or Manchester United: Which Financial Model Would You Prefer?

    Manchester United today announce record profits of over £100 million—only I am told that they don't...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 2,475 reads 27 comments

  14. Owen Hargreaves To Sign for Manchester City on Pay-Per-Play Deal

    On Sunday night, a close friend of mine texted me and said that City were close to signing Owen Hargreaves. I laughed and told him not to be silly...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 272 reads 4 comments

  15. Twitter as a World Football Transfer Resource: The Best Accounts To Follow

    As the final day of what is sure to be the busiest ever transfer window appears I thought some of you would like to add a few users to your Twitter accounts...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 2,380 reads 0 comments

  16. Arsene Wenger's Prudence Is Likely to Cost Arsenal Millions and Two More Seasons

    I have been saying it for a couple of years now. Arsene Wenger is costing Arsenal millions of pounds each season...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 2,257 reads 19 comments

  17. Manchester City and the Champions League Draw: Fans Say Anyone Will Do

    Manchester City fans will be glued to their TVs, radios and computers today as the club takes their place amongst the teams for the UEFA Champions League draw...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 589 reads 8 comments

  18. Fergie and Arsene's Half Truths Make Press Conferences a Pointless Exercise

    For years now the press have been as effective as a chocolate fire guard at Alex Ferguson's press conferences...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 677 reads 2 comments

  19. Manchester City's Shaun Wright-Phillips: Loved but Not Wanted

    It seems ever more certain that Shaun Wright-Phillips (SWP) has played his last game for Manchester City and he may well be moving the short distance across Greater Manchester to Bolton Wanderers ...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 657 reads 6 comments

  20. Manchester City : Does a Decade of Dominance Await?

    Over the last few days, a fair number of journalists have predicted that come the end of the 2011-2012 season, Arsenal will miss out on the Premier League's top four for the first time since 1995-96...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 2,973 reads 39 comments

  21. Fabregas and Nasri Closer to the Exit Than Ever Before: Will Gunners Approve?

    It seems that Cesc Fabregas has played his last game for Arsenal, with a number of journalists reporting that a deal for the player's move to Barcelona is all but complete...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 1,302 reads 8 comments

  22. Where Will the Managerial Axe Fall First in EPL?

    As a Manchester City fan I am used to seeing my team's manager close to the top of any "next manager to be fired" list, irrespective of what time of year you look. There will, no doubt, be many pundits talking about the pressure from Abu Dhabi, etc...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 528 reads 2 comments

  23. Nasri out and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in for Arsenal

    Arsene Wenger is plunging into the transfer market again with the £15m capture of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who becomes the first of possibly three players to sign on at The Emirates this week...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 2,901 reads 17 comments

  24. After Community Shield Loss Mancini Wins the Fight for More Players

    Over the last few weeks, Roberto Mancini has made the point to all who would listen that Manchester City were in desperate need of more players...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 1,801 reads 20 comments

  25. United to Give Up on Wesley Sneijder If City Blow Them out of the Water?

    There are a number of journalists apparently who sat on the latest information about Wesley Sneijder. Duncan Castles has told everyone to keep an eye out on the UAE based National newspaper's web site, found here ...

    True Blue Written by True Blue about 3 years ago 1,932 reads 8 comments