With the season nearing the halfway point, no longer is Manuel Pellegrini new to the job. He’s overseen 23 matches in all competitions, with City sitting fourth in the Premier League table, a first appearance in the last-16 of the Champions...Show More Summary
As Roberto Mancini's time at Manchester City was coming to an end, so too, it seemed, was Samir Nasri's. The Frenchman endured a difficult 2012/13 season and most observers felt sure a move away during the summer was the best thing for...Show More Summary
When Manchester City sacked Roberto Mancini after defeat in the 2013 FA Cup Final, the club spoke of instituting a “holistic” approach to management. On Mancini’s watch no former Elite Development Squad (EDS) player had been integrated into the first … Continue reading ? Micah Richards, John Guidetti and the Death of Manchester City Holism is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Manchester City’s defensive record was the best in the Premier League each of the past three seasons. Under former Manager Roberto Mancini, the club may not have played the most attractive style of football but tactical shape and defensive organization … Continue reading ? Manchester City Defensive Woes Continue is a post from World Soccer Talk.
For Edin Dzeko, the August chances of Manchester City redemption must seem like a lifetime ago. With Roberto Mancini having exited?taking his desire to bench the Bosnian with him?and Manuel Pellegrini willing to offer the forward a City...Show More Summary
Yaya Toure cannot catch a break. Because Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini will never give him one. Manchester City have played 11 Premier League matches. Toure has started and finished all of them. Manchester City have played four Champions League matches. Show More Summary
With no football to report on as the international interlull gets very boring, the Sun may have resorted to making up a transfer lie on Wednesday. The backpage of the red-top claims the Mr Chelsea, John Terry, may be about to quit Stamford Bridge for Turkey. The bold headline reads “Mancini in Terry swoop – Former [...]
Maybe former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini had the right idea all along. After City dropped a third straight 1-0 match to Sunderland at the Stadium of Light in December of 2012, Mancini somewhat infamously half-joked, "I'm not going to come here next season." Mancini could (sort of) be forgiven for his frustrated expression of mock surrender. Show More Summary
Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko has hit back at a Sunday Mirror article published over the weekend, which stated he had spoken of a dressing room revolt under former manager Roberto Mancini. The article stated that Dzeko confessed...Show More Summary
Manchester United winger Nani is the subject of interest from Turkish side Galatasaray, as boss Roberto Mancini looks to overhaul his squad following his arrival. The Italian has identified the 26-year-old Portuguese international as...Show More Summary
Roberto Mancini is set to launch a January bid to prise Antonio Valencia away from Manchester United, according to reports in Turkey. The former Manchester City boss, who led the Sky Blues to Premier League glory in 2011-12, looks set...Show More Summary
Since Sheikh Mansour ’s takeover of Manchester City back in 2008, much has been made about the amount of money spent on players. Mark Hughes was given £200 million during his 18 months in charge, and Roberto Mancini had a further £285 million. Show More Summary
You will find no greater football acolyte of Roberto Mancini than me. But at this point, even I wish the former Manchester City manager and his backroom staffers would just stop talking. Per Richard Jolly of ESPNFC.com, Mancini's defensive...Show More Summary
After ruthlessly despatching Roberto Mancini a year to the day after winning the Premier League, Manchester City recruited Manuel Pellegrini as manager for the next stage of their quest to dine at football's top table. Untried in English...Show More Summary
Are Manchester City Finally Ready to Challenge in Europe? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester City’s rise in prowess in recent years coincided with Roberto Mancini’s appointment at the Etihad. Three trophies, including an...Show More Summary
Here are tonight’s world soccer news headlines: Premier League Craig Bellamy pours water over referee during Cardiff victory over Manchester City — Dirty Tackle David Platt: ‘Roberto Mancini wanted to sell Joe Hart’ — Sports Mole Yohan...Show More Summary
As Manchester City summed up their season by losing to Norwich on the final day of the 2012-13 Premier League, fans around the Etihad continued to display banners and sing songs to their recently departed manager Roberto Mancini. It was … Continue reading ? Manuel Pellegrini Is Ready To Right The Wrongs Of Roberto Mancini is a post from World Soccer Talk.
This time last year, Manchester City were struggling to sign the players Roberto Mancini most desired. With Brian Marwood leading the recruitment drive, they missed out on their two top targets: Javi Martinez and Robin van Persie. After...Show More Summary
Manchester City's new manager, Manuel Pellegrini, may or may not turn out to be an improvement over his predecessor Roberto Mancini from a results standpoint. Journalists covering City, though, have to be thrilled at the change. Mancini...Show More Summary