Tag Archives: Manchester City

Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Manchester City

By Mark Young Introduction The noisy neighbours are getting louder and nothing would turn the volume up more at the Etihad Stadium than a win at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon. This fixture last season saw a turning point for Wayne Rooney, who had been playing well below par since his well publicised transfer request […]

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Owen Hargreaves signs for Manchester City

By Lee Savery. “Wowzers!” was Joe Hart’s reaction during an England press conference when he was told of the news Owen Hargreaves is in talks with Manchester City. I am not a person who agrees with many sentiments that are expressed by anyone associated with City but I couldn’t help but feel a similar shock […]

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5 things we learnt in the Community Shield victory over Manchester City

By Adam Hicks. 1. Team spirit: A great positive for Sir Alex and the fans was the togetherness of the team, aside from the usual grit and determination to come from behind and win, there was great understanding amongst the players. United moved the ball quickly and produced some great flowing passages of play continuing the […]

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Manchester City vs. Manchester United: Community Shield Preview

By Tom Bell. Sunday sees Manchester United take on their city rivals Manchester City at Wembley in the Community Shield. United enter the game as the most successful side to have won the trophy, winning it a massive 11 times more than their counterparts,  with City’s last win of the shield in 1972. It has […]

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Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review Part 3 (February – May)

By Mark Young. Read Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review here February (PL) United 3 – 1 Aston Villa (PL) Wolves 2 – 1 United (PL) United 2 – 1 Manchester City (FA) United 1 – 0 Crawley (CL) Marseille 0 -0 United (PL) Wigan Athletic 0 – 4 United February was an interesting month for […]

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Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review Part 2 (November – January)

By Mark Young. Read Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review here November (CL) Bursaspor 0-3 United (PL) United 2-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (PL) Manchester City City 0-0 United (PL) Aston Villa 2-2 United (PL) United 2-0 Wigan Athletic (UCL) Glasgow Rangers 0-1 United (UCL) United 7-1 Blackburn Rovers (CC) West Ham United 4-0 United Man United were […]

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FA Cup Player Ratings: Manchester City vs. Manchester United

By Mark Young. Manchester City 1 – 0 Manchester United Yaya Toure scored the only goal as Manchester United’s treble dream was ended by the Ivory Coast man’s strike. Paul Scholes was sent off in the second half but did nothing to dispel and awfully disappointing performance from the Red Devil’s at Wembley. The noisy […]

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5 parts to dissect from Wembley’s derby day disaster

By Matt Dodd. 1) Oh Dimitar It was genuinely one of those ‘harder to miss than score’ chances. Berbatov had already missed a guilt-edged chance just 15 seconds before the horror miss. Carrick, Scholes and Park combined in a classy, one-touch, Barca-esque exchange, but the Bulgarian could do no more than hit it more-or-less straight […]

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Manchester City vs. Manchester United: FA Cup preview

By Sleepy Tactics: The Right to Victory Probable starting line-ups Credit: This11 The form of two players alone could well decide the outcome of today’s match: Antonio Valencia and David Silva. Both are expected to start on the right hand side, though as we will see, both have very different roles to execute. Antonio Valencia, […]

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Manchester Really United

By James Johnson. On the eve of the FA Cup semi final I decided now was as good a time as any to compile a team of both Manchester United and Manchester City players based on this seasons performances. Whilst the temptation to exclude any City player is very strong i’ve attempted to be as […]

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OSoC: City fan discusses today’s semi-final

By Richard Butterworth The semi-final against Manchester United represents City’s biggest game since the play-off game against Gillingham. It is probably no coincidence that Gillingham was City’s last game at the old Wembley and this is our first game at the new one. Being in a semi-final in consecutive years is pleasing from a City […]

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He goes by the name Wayne Rooney

By James Johnson Wayne Rooney might not have hit the heights of last season but Wayne Rooney is getting back into form at just the right time. Saturday’s comeback against West Ham saw Rooney score his 100th league goal in Manchester United colours. Rooney is one of the few players in the Man United squad […]

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