Manchester City

Yaya Toure hails his 'best-ever' goal after firing Manchester City to League Cup win

Jesus Navas puts the icing on the cake with a late goal in Manchester City's 3-1 win over Sunderland in the League Cup final at Wembley. Photo: Reuters

Yaya Toure hailed the stunning strike which inspired Manchester City’s 3-1 League Cup final victory over Sunderland as the best of his career.

Monday, 3 March, 2014, 9:39am

Jose Mourinho stokes up war of words with Manuel Pellegrini

Jose Mourinho is determined the press should examine Manchester City's adherence or otherwise to Uefa's Financial Fair Play rules. Photo: Reuters

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho stoked up his war of words with Manuel Pellegrini on Monday by questioning the Manchester City manager’s sums.

11 Feb 2014 - 10:44am

Mourinho masterclass as Chelsea end City's home dominance

Mourinho smiles before the match, and he was certainly smiling after. Photo: AFP

Chelsea delivered a potent mix of defensive resilience and effective counter-attacking in a 1-0 victory over Manchester City, neutralising the Premier League’s most rampant attack to provide a new twist in the title race.

4 Feb 2014 - 9:51pm

Keep feet on the ground, Pellegrini warns his table-topping Manchester City

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany puts the final nail in Tottenham Hotspur's coffin. Photo: AP

Manuel Pellegrini warned his Manchester City’s stars not to be distracted by dreams of Premier League glory after they swept to the top of the table with a 5-1 demolition of 10-man Tottenham.

30 Jan 2014 - 12:28pm

Manchester City thrash Wigan to avenge FA Cup loss

Manchester City's Edin Dzeko scores against Wigan Athletic during their English League Cup romp at the Etihad Stadium. Photo: AP

Stevan Jovetic and Jesus Navas scored their first goals for Manchester City who avenged last season’s shock FA Cup final defeat by Wigan Athletic with a 5-0 victory in the League Cup third round on Tuesday.

25 Sep 2013 - 10:14am

Pellegrini could rejoin Man City squad in Hong Kong

Manchester City's new Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini. Photo: AFP

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini could rejoin the squad in Hong Kong on Tuesday according to assistant manager Brian Kidd. Pellegrini left City’s pre-season training camp in South Africa and returned to his homeland of Chile due to a personal issue, leaving Kidd in charge for Thursday’s 2-1 defeat in a pre-season friendly against AmaZula.

19 Jul 2013 - 11:59pm

Manchester City will win with style, says new coach Manuel Pellegrini

Chilean Manuel Pellegrini, 59, takes the helm at Manchester City with his first goal - snatching the league title from United. Photo: EPA

Manuel Pellegrini has pledged to bring titles and style to Manchester City after being named as the new manager of the English Premier League giants. The Chilean, 59, left Malaga to pen a three-year deal as Roberto Mancini's replacement.

16 Jun 2013 - 4:55am

Manchester City confirm appointment of Manuel Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini. Photo: EPA

Manchester City have named former Malaga manager Manuel Pellegrini as the successor to the sacked Roberto Mancini, the Premier League club said yesterday.

15 Jun 2013 - 4:26am

Manchester City signs Fernandinho from Shakhtar

Luis Fernandinho. Photo: AP

Manchester City made its first big move in this summer’s transfer market on Thursday, signing Brazil international Fernandinho from Shakhtar Donetsk to make a statement of intent ahead of the new Premier League campaign.

Financial details weren’t disclosed but British media reported that Fernandinho cost City around US$54.7 million and signed a five-year deal.

7 Jun 2013 - 8:49am

Fans snap up tickets for Barclays Asia Trophy

South China captain Chan Wai-ho and mascots of the four participating teams for the Barclays Asia Trophy in July.

Late last night, just 80 of the 26,000 public tickets available for the final day remained. For the opening day, more than 10,000 tickets were sold, and organisers expect the remaining 16,000 to be absorbed very soon.

1 Jun 2013 - 5:10am

Learning experience for Manchester City youth in Hong Kong Soccer Sevens

Teddy Sheringham of CLA Discovery Bay is challenged by Graham Lane of HKFC Chairman's Select during the Sevens last night at Football Club. CLA won 1-0. Photo: Edward Wong

Manchester City Academy manager Mark Allen is ready for a "learning experience" as his team prepare to make their debut in the HKFC Citibank International Soccer Sevens today.

25 May 2013 - 5:17am

Manchester City and Yankees team up to launch New York soccer club

Randy Levine (centre)

The collaboration of Manchester City and the New York Yankees in forming a new franchise will be a defining moment in the development of Major League Soccer, the league's commissioner believes.

23 May 2013 - 3:52am

Mancini criticises Manchester City bosses over doubts about his future

Roberto Mancini

City's loss means the club will end the season without a significant trophy for the first time in three years and is likely to intensify speculation about Mancini's job security in the British press.

13 May 2013 - 3:52am

Whelan calls on Wigan to repeat FA upset to rescue Premier League hopes

Wigan Athletic players hold aloft their Spanish manager Roberto Martinez after winning the English FA Cup final match against Manchester City at Wembley Stadium. Photo: AFP

Wigan owner Dave Whelan celebrated his moment of FA Cup final redemption by challenging his team to follow their stunning victory over Manchester City by upsetting the odds again with another great escape in the Premier League.

13 May 2013 - 3:52am

FA Cup final win for Manchester City against Wigan Athletic looks safe bet

Manchester City's players attend a training session on the eve of the English FA Cup Final. Photo: AFP

The first rule of the FA Cup final is that the favourite wins, especially if that team are from the Premier League's big six and are playing an opponent from outside that group.

11 May 2013 - 5:04am 1 comment