Tag Archives: Manchester City

It’s The Beautiful Game, But Is Romance Dead?

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) Football; it’s the beautiful game, a sport emotive in the extreme. But these emotions are neither polar nor absolute; joy does not solely equate to winning in the same way that losing will not always invoke despair. For many the manner of victory is just as important as the triumph itself. […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Ashley Young is not United quality I loathe to criticise United players while they still continue to wear the red shirt, but Ashley Young is simply not good enough to be given the opportunity to pull it on. I was unfairly harsh on Darren Fletcher and Michael Carrick earlier in their […]

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Match Report: Man City 4-1 Manchester United

By Lee Savery. Manchester United produced a dismal display as they were outclassed by Manchester City in the derby. Sergio Aguero scored twice with Yaya Toure and Samir Nasri adding one each in what was an easy win for the blue half of Manchester. A late consolation goal from Wayne Rooney put the away side […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City

By Chris Mortlock 1. Phil Jones: The only positive If there’s something we’ve learned about Phil Jones since he arrived from Blackburn in 2011, it’s how versatile he is. Whatever position he’s asked to play, he nearly always excels; whether that’s at right full-back, centre-half, or putting out fires in central midfield. Still just 20, […]

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Match Report: Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City

By Lee Savery. An individual effort from Sergio Aguero won the Manchester Derby for the visitors as first met second at Old Trafford. City took the lead, on 51 minutes, when Ryan Giggs’ gave the ball away carelessly at the halfway line. Gareth Barry took the ball on before finding Samir Nasri who then teed […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Robin Van Persie is worth his weight in gold 10 minutes before the end, I told a friend in the pub that Fergie needed to take off van Persie, who in all honesty, had a poor game. The only thing of note he’d really done in the game up until then […]

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Match Report: Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United

By Lee Savery A stoppage time free-kick from Robin van Persie gave United the win in the Manchester derby that also included a brace for Wayne Rooney. The result now means United have gone six points clear at the top of the Premier League as they continue their quest in regaining the Premier League title. […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester City 1 Manchester United 0

By Thomas Doyle 1. Nemanja Vidic has been missed Despite the form and fitness of Rio Ferdinand, and the massive improvement in Jonny Evans’ performances, Manchester United’s last two league matches have proved what an important loss captain Nemanja Vidic has been to the side. It is highly doubtful that the Serbian would have allowed […]

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Match Preview: Manchester City vs. Manchester United

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United travel to the Etihad on Monday night to take on Manchester City, in what could well be the most important Manchester derby in history. The Red Devils currently lead Roberto Mancini’s men by three points, but the Blues have a superior goal difference and defeat for United may prove […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United

By Tony Mogan. Manchester United entered Sunday’s titanic third round FA Cup battle with their noisy neighbours on the back of a truly miserable week. A humiliating loss at home to rock bottom Blackburn Rovers followed by dismal 3-0 thrashing at the hands of Newcastle United, where the Reds looked as second best as humanly […]

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