The emphatic drubbing of Spurs suggests City's transformation from the big spending pretenders to genuine Premier League title challengers is all but complete, and a cap must be doffed toward the direction of Mr Mancini for sticking to his principles, despite staunch criticism and the undoubted temptation to please, during what has been a transitional period for the club.
English Premier League will be back after the international break, and the fans, who have been waiting with bated breath for the league to resume, will have some joy at last! TheHardTackle previews each and every encounter from England's top flight. What could be the major talking points - Joey Barton's QPR debut against Newcastle or Arsenal's new signings taking the league by storm?
Mancini has splashed more than €100 million on assembling a world class offense. TheHardTackle explains as to why this front four could be the next big thing in the Premier League.
Ever since Roman Abramovich landed in West London, seldom have Chelsea been considered as underdogs. However, this season, they certainly are not the favorites for the league title, as that honor lies with Manchester City and Manchester United.
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.
Owen Hargreaves is in line for a shock move to the Blue half of Manchester after spending four seasons at Old Trafford and the Englishmen's desicison is sure to ruffle some feathers among Old Trafford faithfuls. Here is THT's look at both sides of the coin as resident authors Nitin and Nipun put forward their points in favour and against Hargreaves' decision.
Another action-packed weekend in the Barclays Premier League saw Man City retain pole position and Wolves maintain their 100 percent start to the season. THT looks back at the most telling moments during round two of games as Liverpool heaped further misery on Arsene Wenger and his Gunners.
The Premier League witnessed an amazing debut by Manchester City's record signing Kun Aguero at the Etihad Stadium against Swansea City that made the world stand up and take notice. TheHardTackle looks back at some of the most memorable home debuts in the Premier league that left the football world dazed.
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.