“Manchester United Would Not Tolerate City’s Sulks”: Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand has offered an insight into the reasons for Manchester United’s success by speaking of the togetherness he believes would prevent one of Sir Alex Ferguson’s current players from emulating James Milner’s reaction after being substituted in Manchester City’s defeat at Liverpool on Monday. “You don’t see anyone come off the pitch shaking their head, being disgruntled, or sitting on the bench in a sulk at this club,” Ferdinand…

April 14, 2011
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Carlos Tevez To Miss FA Cup Semi-Final

Carlos Tevez will miss Manchester City’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United at Wembley due to a hamstring injury. The Argentina international was hurt during City’s defeat to Liverpool at Anfield and is expected to be out until next month. Manager Roberto Mancini said: “Tevez is not available for Saturday. I think he will recover in three or four weeks. It is a big problem but we can’t take any…

April 14, 2011
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City Can Match United: Mancini

Manchester United and Manchester City will meet in a potentially explosive FA┬áCup semi-final at Wembley next month. The bitter rivals would ideally have avoided one other until the final in May but the draw on Sunday means they will collide at the last?four stage of the competition for the first time since 1926, with Bolton Wanderers and Stoke City battling it out in the other semi-final. City were made to…

March 14, 2011
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Preview: Man. United v Man. City

Manchester City travel to Old Trafford for a meeting with cross-town rivals Manchester United in an eagerly anticipated clash on Saturday. The early kick-off presents City with an opportunity to close the gap on table-topping United to just two points and any victory would give them a very real chance of winning their first Premier League/First Division title since 1968. But winning at Old Trafford is easier said than done…

February 11, 2011
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Mancini Wants City To Clean Up

Roberto Mancini says Manchester City can only win the English Premier League if they start keeping more clean sheets. City have conceded in each of their last six games and sit eight points behind league-leaders and bitter rivals Manchester United ahead of their game at home to West Brom on Saturday. Mancini said: “We have conceded a lot of goals which is a problem so we need to change our…

February 4, 2011
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