Posts Tagged "Manchester City"

We Need To Talk About Financial Fair Play… Again

We Need To Talk About Financial Fair Play… Again

By on Feb 3, 2014 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

Was it just a matter of striking coincidence or was there something more in the timing of a story in the Daily Mail which stated confidently that “Rivals” are “ganging up to ban City” with a challenge over the blue half of Manchester’s attempts to comply with regulations meant to limit the extent to which sheikhs, oligarchs and other...

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Manchester City Shine A Harsh Light On Manchester United’s Shortcomings

By on Sep 22, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

It’s early days, of course, not that this will provide much comfort to Manchester United supporters this evening. This afternoon at The Etihad Stadium, David Moyes’ team was blown away by his cross-city rivals, a performance which leaves the defending champions with just two wins from their first five matches of the season and in eighth place in the...

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The 200% Premier League Pre-Season: Manchester City

By on Jul 30, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Between now and the start of the new season, we’ll be writing up all twenty of the Premier League clubs before it all kicks off again. If you’re here looking for the very latest transfer gossip, though, you’ll likely be disappointed by stopping off here. Quite asides from anything else, it’s not even August yet (a necessity borne of the fact that these have got to...

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Roberto Mancini Counts The Cost City’s Thwarted Ambition

By on May 12, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

There has been, in recent years, a fundamental shift in the way that new stories are reported. There was a time when an announcement would be made, comment would be passed upon it, and that would be that. Nowadays, of course, things are different. Stories often break through gossip on social media or though stories placed in newspapers, often by parties with access...

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The 2013 FA Cup Final: A Performance For The Ages From Wigan Athletic

By on May 11, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 5 comments

The singing of the pre-FA Cup final hymn “Abide With Me” was first introduced for the 1927 match in the hope that some communal singing might provide a moment of unity between supporters of different clubs before the upcoming competition. The words to it were first written as a poem by a Scottish hymn-writer, Henry Francis Lyte, as he was dying of...

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