1:47 AM EST, Sun March 09, 2014
Manchester City Rumors & News
The Guardian 5 hours ago
The three remaining sixth-round games take place on Sunday, including a repeat of last year's final between Manchester City and WiganSheffield United v Charlton, noonThe Blades will hope Harry Maguire, who has missed the past two games, is fit, and will also assess two players who sat out the midweek victory over Peterborough, Jamie Murphy (groin) and John Brayford (calf). Stephen McGinn suffered a recurrence of a back injury in midweek. Charlton's concerns are for defender Michael Morrison (thigh strain), midfielder Jordan Cousins and Wales striker Simon Church. Full-back Chris Solly and...
The Guardian 7 hours ago
Wigan's manager holds City in great affection, from both his time as a player there and his formative years as a managerSome things are just meant to be and it is easy to believe Uwe Rösler when he says he knew his Wigan Athletic side would be drawn against Manchester City in the FA Cup.Putting together such an impressive late run for promotion that Rösler has just been named Championship manager of the month, Wigan could do without the diversion of another Cup run. Look where the last one got them, after all. With a league game against Sheffield Wednesday in midweek Rösler could easily be...
Manchester Evening News 12 hours ago
Manchester City's on loan striker John Guidetti was subbed on and then off again during Stoke's 1-1 draw with Norwich - but he played a key role in the Potters' goal.
Manchester Evening News 13 hours ago
Manchester City have been given encouragement for their Champions League last 16 second leg clash on Wednesday after Barcelona lost to La Liga strugglers Real Valladolid on Saturday.
Manchester Evening News 14 hours ago
Manchester City are set to sit down with Samir Nasri about a new deal for the French midfielder, who hopes to land a Champions League winners' medal with the Blues.
Wigan Today 15 hours ago
CALLUM McManaman will repeat last year’s unusual pre-match routine in the hope history can repeat itself against Manchester City.
Manchester Evening News 17 hours ago
Barcelona midfield ace Xavi has admitted his surprise at Manchester City's tactics in the first leg of their Champions League clash and hinted Barcelona have the stronger players out of the two sides.
Manchester Evening News 18 hours ago
Pellegrini insisted he was aware of the ‘important link’ Wigan manager Rosler has with his former club. But he has told his players to save the warm welcome for after the game.
Manchester Evening News Mar 8, 2014
It is less than a year since City lost to Wigan in the FA Cup final, but Manuel Pellegrini was quick to point out that things are very different now.
The City manager is ready for Alvaro Negredo and Sergio Aguero to fire the team to victory in the latter part of the season.
The Capital One Cup in the bag, now ManchesterCity's attention turns to the FA Cup. Yet they will have to avoid complacency in their quarter-final against Wigan, their conquerors in last season's final and managed by the former City striker, Uwe Rösler. Wigan will take inspiration from what was one of the greatest shocks in the tournament's history. Could Manuel Pellegrini's side have one eye on Wednesday's Champions League tie with Barcelona? Unlikely. They beat Wigan 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium in the third round of the Capital One Cup in September. Jacob SteinbergFA Cup – Kick-off Sunday...
A place in the last four and areturn to Wembley is at stake as City host Wigan in the FA Cup quarter-final.
• Manager says Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final is a bonus• 'We have already achieved a wonderful cup run'Uwe Rösler is viewing Wigan Athletic's FA Cup quarter-final at Manchester City on Sunday as a "bonus game" for his team in the context of everything they have achieved of late, insisting there is "no pressure" on his side. Wigan head into the rematch of last season's final – from which they famously emerged with a shock 1-0 victory – in fine form, on a five-game winning streak in all competitions.Their Championship record for February has earned Rösler, appointed in December, the...
Sunday's FA Cup clash with Wigan brings up a number of memories but Manuel Pellegrini insists the team performance should be the focus.
Manchester City's Brazilian midfielder hopes to show Wigan who is boss in the FA Cup on Sunday – but his overriding concern is taking Barcelona to the limit in the Champions LeagueThe act of kicking the ball away to alleviate pressure from the opposition has gained an almost animalistic connotation in England – "hoofing". In Brazil, the term is a little more sophisticated: to "rattle" the ball, meaning to get rid of it carelessly. One might think it could be used to describe how Wigan will look to combat Manchester City at the Etihad on Sunday in their FA Cup quarter-final meeting, given...