7:31 PM EST, Fri February 27, 2015
Manchester City Rumors & News
Manchester Evening News 2 hours ago
The Manchester City manager is staunch in his defence of his under-fire captain Vincent Kompany.
Argentine defender is on the verge of committing his future to the Premier League champions.
Manchester Evening News 1 hour ago
Baguley Blue Anthony 'Moggy' McGrath on why a long-awaited win on Merseyside would be very welcome for City and their fans.
The Guardian 2 hours ago
• Players only arrived back from Turkey at 4am on Friday• Manager calls for strong minds to keep top-four push on track• Rodgers rues lack of cutting edge in Besiktas lossOne route into the Champions League closed on Liverpool in Istanbul and Brendan Rodgers believes his players face a psychological challenge to enhance their prospects of qualifying through the Premier League against Manchester City .It was the Liverpool manager who claimed Manuel Pellegrini’s team have a “crucial” advantage in the noon kick-off at Anfield owing to the physical toll of Thursday’s Europa League...
The Guardian 7 hours ago
The Premier League’s in-form team host the reigning champions but both will be smarting from painful European experiences this week. Brendan Rodgers claimed City would have a “crucial” advantage owing to Liverpool’s Europa League trip to Besiktas, and that was before the tie went to extra time and his squad arrived back from Istanbul at 4.19am on Friday owing to a delayed flight. A comparatively refreshed City can exert more pressure on Capital One Cup finalists Chelsea by closing the gap to two points with a first win at Anfield since May 2003. Andy HunterKick-off Sunday 2.05pm
The Guardian 8 hours ago
Manuel Pellegrini, the Manchester City manager looks ahead to his team's Premier League match against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday. Pellegrini says Liverpool's recent games in the Europa League and late return on Friday could affect the side's performance and give Manchester City an advantage. The manager also comments on his team's opportunity to narrow the gap with Chelsea while the London team play in the Capital One Cup on Sunday
The Guardian 9 hours ago
• City face Brendan Rodgers’ side in Premier League at noon on Sunday• Liverpool’s flight from Turkey delayed after penalty shootout loss• Rodgers rues lack of cutting edge in Besiktas defeatManuel Pellegrini believes Liverpool’s late return in the early hours of Friday morning from Turkey after being knocked out of the Europa League by Besiktas will give Manchester City an “advantage” at Anfield in Sunday’s noon kick-off.Liverpool’s defeat on penalties meant Brendan Rodgers’ side had to endure the energy-sapping demand of extra-time before the mentally draining...
Manchester Evening News 10 hours ago
Manchester City manager reacts to questions about his captain's form
Liverpool Daily Post 11 hours ago
Banner reading "£NOUGH IS £NOUGH" will be held across the away and home fans at Anfield on Sunday
Liverpool's Croatian defender missed his Europa League spot-kick and prompted a rash of online mickey-taking.
A banner will be held across the home and away ends at Anfield on Sunday criticising the increasing cost of attending football matches.
The Guardian 14 hours ago
Olivier Giroud is crucial to Arsenal’s push for third despite his Monaco misses, while Robin van Persie’s absence for United could be a blessing in disguise and surely it is time Mark Noble received an England call-upNobody has ever claimed Olivier Giroud was a world-class striker. His is not a name one would mention alongside Sergio Agüero, Diego Costa or Luis Suárez. He is a rung below that – always has been, always will be – consistently scoring, but never likely to scorch his way through the division. And when you spend £13m on a striker it would be unfair to expect any more....
Manchester Evening News 15 hours ago
Blues have a chance to bounce back from European disappointment at a ground where they have not won in 12 years.
Manchester Evening News 15 hours ago
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes reckons Manuel Pellegrini should have instructed David Silva to close down holding midfielder.
Manchester Evening News 16 hours ago
Brendan Rodgers' men were taken to extra-time before suffering defeat to Besiktas and have little recovery time before Sunday.