Blog Posts Tagged with: Manchester City

KOLO TOURE A MAN OF RARE HUMILITY [By Ronnie Hutcheon, Football Agent & Lawyer] I read an article about Kolo Toure in the Independent over the Weekend which reflects on a truly honourable person - a humility that sets him apart from most 'materialistic' players.I was there at the Liverpool v Burnley match on Wednesday when, whilst he was warming up on the touch lines the away fans chanted:-... Read more
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has stated that Reheem Sterling could be a legend at the club if he commits his long term future to the Merseyside club. It has been reported that Sterling has been offered a contract extension by Liverpool but there is a dispute over the players wages. Sterling has also been linked with several big name clubs including Real Madrid, Manchester City, Chelsea and... Read more
The draw for the Champions League last 16 has been made today in Nyon with Chelsea and Manchester City both facing tough opponents. Chelsea have been drawn away against Paris St Germain whilst City was drawn against Barcelona at home. Current holder Real Madrid was drawn against Schalke whilst Arsenal play French side Monaco. Paris St-Germain v Chelsea Manchester City v Barcelona Bayer Leverkusen... Read more
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has confirmed he would like to spend the rest of his career at Manchester City. Hart who is 27 joined City from Shrewsbury in 2006 for £600,000. It has been rumoured for several months that Hart is close to signing a long term contract at the club, he said “As far as I am aware it is pretty much sorted," "I leave it to the legal side to sort but I am very... Read more
Premier League champions Manchester City suffered their second defeat in the Champions League in four games. City found themselves 1-0 behind after only 2 minutes of the first half, however 6 minutes later in the 8th minute City defender Yaya Toure equalised for the home side. CSKA Moscow striker Doumbia scored his second goal of the night in the 34th minute putting the Russian side ahead. In the... Read more
Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov has been ruled out for atleast a month with a calf injury. Kolarov got injured just before the Manchester derby in the warm up before the game and is likely to miss the next 5 Manchester City games. It is likely that City left back Gael Clichy will replace Kolarov whilst injured. City manager Pellegrini said “Kolarov has a muscle injury in his calf, He... Read more
Arsenal and Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey is a debut for Arsenal’s game against Manchester City on Saturday. Ramsey limped off in the 89th minute of Wales 2-1 win against Andorra on Tuesday. It is not yet known how serious the injury is to Ramsey, however reports suggest that Ramsey suffered a twisted ankle. Following the win against Andorra Wales manager Chris Coleman said ““Aaron got a kick and... Read more
The English teams in the Champions League have been drawn in tuff groups ahead of the start of the Champions’ league group stages. Holders, Real Madrid have been drawn in group B along with 5 time winners Liverpool, Swiss champions Basel and Bulgaria's Ludogorets Razgrad. Premier League champions Manchester City have also been drawn in a tuff group; City will face German champions Bayern Munich,... Read more
Liverpool has confirmed that signing of Italy and AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli on a 3 year deal. The fee is reported to be in the region of 16 million pounds. Balotelli spent his last 3 years in the Italian league with AC Milan, prior to his moved to Milan he played for the Premier League champions Manchester City. Following the signing Balotelli said “I'm very happy. We've been talking about... Read more
Manchester City has confirmed the signing of Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala for a undisclosed fee. Mangala is City’s 6th signing of the season following the singings of Bacary Sagna, Bruno Zuculini, Willy Caballero, Frank Lampard and Mangala's former Porto team mate Fernando. Following his signing the 23 year old told the club website “City is a top club in Europe. For me, it was an important... Read more