Tagged: Manchester City

Manchester City & The Big Four 9

Manchester City & The Big Four

The cross-Manchester transfer of Carlos Tevez continues a summer of insane spending by the blue half of the city. It’s not necessarily over yet, either. They remain on the tail of John Terry and...

Another Three Years Of “Match Of The Day” 1

Another Three Years Of “Match Of The Day”

The news that the BBC has secured a further three years of Premier League highlights makes for a potentially intriguing situation. In August 2014, a year after their next contract ends, the BBC’s flagship...

The Insufferable Arrogance Of Garry Cook 5

The Insufferable Arrogance Of Garry Cook

“We had entered into a confidentiality agreement weeks ago but, in my personal opinion, they bottled it”, said Garry Cook to BBC Radio upon his Kaka-less return from Milan. It didn’t end there. Having...

Kaka, Manchester City & Great Expectations 2

Kaka, Manchester City & Great Expectations

For the Manchester City executives that have been in Milan all day trying to to confirm a deal for the signature of Kaka, today has undoubtedly been an eventful one. There have been protests...

A Tale Of Three Cities 4

A Tale Of Three Cities

It is a grim irony that the newspaper headlines have been consumed with the travails of three clubs who, at various points over the last two years or so, have been heralding brave new...

Inside The Mindset Of The Premier League 5

Inside The Mindset Of The Premier League

Manchester City may be at the beginning of embarking upon a financial crisis that has never before been seen in English football, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not full of imaginative ideas for...

Football’s Favourite Basket Cases 0

Football’s Favourite Basket Cases

Plus ca change. In June 2007, we expressed our concerns over the new ownership taking over at Manchester City. “The military government in Thailand have already tried to seize all of his assets once”,...

From Genesis To Revelation 2

From Genesis To Revelation

While an international football tournament that is shaping up to be the best in a generation is taking place in Austria and Switzerland, the silly season is in full flow back home in England....

Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City 1

Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City

In many ways, it was the best tribute that Manchester City could have paid to The Busby Babes. A minute of perfectly-observed silence, followed by an immense performance against a United team that looked...

Hung, Drawn And Quartered 2

Hung, Drawn And Quartered

If you heard a clattering noise in the distance at about 4.50 on Saturday afternoon and couldn’t quite work out what it was, it was the sound of the wheels falling spectacularly off the...