Joe Hart Signs New Five-Year Contract With Manchester City

Joe Hart has signed a new five-year contract with Manchester City, committing himself to the club until 2016. Hart joined City from Shrewsbury Town for just ¬£600,000 in 2006 and set a new clean sheets club record last season after ousting established No. 1 Shay Given from his first-team slot. “I’m absolutely delighted to have signed a new deal and it is a very exciting time to be a City…

August 8, 2011

Manchester City Sign New Goalkeeper

Manchester City have announced the signing of goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon from Poli Timisoara. Pantilimon, 24, made his debut for the Romanian national team in 2008 and played against City on two occasions in the Europa League last season. He arrives to provide cover for Joe Hart following the sale of Shay Given to Aston Villa. Pantilimon is the club’s fourth signing of the summer after Gael Clichy, Stefan Savic and…

August 5, 2011

Roberto Mancini Salutes Manchester City Players

Roberto Mancini saluted his Manchester City players after their 1-0 victory against Tottenham Hotspur confirmed the club will finish the season in the Champions League places. A year and five days since Peter Crouch scored the goal that saw Tottenham qualify at the expense of City, this time it was an own goal by the striker from almost exactly the same spot to ensure Mancini’s side have their highest-ever Premier…

May 11, 2011

“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