The recent loss to United in the FA Cup derby has opened a can of world of opportunities for Mancini and his band of merry men. With FA Cup and UCL out of grasp, they are hoping to capture the Premiership title.
Considering the wealth of Manchester City, you’d expect that with a new transfer window open, they would be extremely busy as usual. But not necessarily so. January transfer windows can be hard to judge, and hard to buy in – often purchases feel like panic buys or stop-gap measures. The last thing City need is the latter of those two, and more burden on the wage bill. But with the Toure brothers now away for up to eight weeks, Roberto Mancini may be keen to reinforce, and it’s an open secret that he would like at least a couple of more players. But with the financial fair play rules looming over the horizon, City’s board may not be quite as keen, and it seems Mancini has been told to sell before he buys. Possible Arrivals Daniele De Rossi Mancini has made no secret of his admiration for the Roma player. The question is, can he wrench him away from his […]
Chelsea finally defeated the Citizens at the Bridge and in the process haulted the Manchester City juggernaut. THT looks back at the game with an eye on the key moments and tactical changes that shifted the momentum in the home sides favour.
With an exit from the Champions League group stages almost certain for the citizens, THT finds how important is the European glory at this stage is to the Citizens compared to the domestic supremacy?
Following the thrashing given to Ferguson's Manchester United by Mancini's Manchester City, TheHardTackle takes a look at the ramifications of the historic win.
Manchester City never seem to just lose a match – there is always an accompanying drama, and during the Bayern Munich match, the club excelled itself.
A charity bet was placed on Twitter pre-season between a Manchester City fan and a Manchester United fan. The bet concerned City’s Bosnian striker Edin Dezeko, signed for £27m in January 2011. While the jury still remains out on him, the signs thus far have been promising.
With the wealth at Manchester City’s disposal, it was widely expected that it would be another busy transfer window at the club. And, in reality it has been quite eventful.
After a season of intense scrutiny, sometimes unbearable pressure (for the players and manager at least), with the weight of expectancy at times threatening to bury the team, will they now push on and hit new heights, having met the targets set out for them? Howard Hockin previews Man City's upcoming season.
On Thursday 28th July, a day after first entering the Etihad Stadium, Sergio Aguero signed for Manchester City for a fee believed to be in the region of £38m, on a 5-year deal, taking the number 16 shirt. Howard Hockin explores what the City fans can expect from the Argentine International.