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Roberto Mancini fired

Debonair on the outside but raging inside… Roberto Mancini always knew best From the Independent: Yet you didn’t need to look very hard to discern that the debonair exterior belied a very different kind of Mancini whom the Manchester City staff had to try to get down to work with. A chance conversation with one of […]

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Man City could have achieved more this season

As Rafael Benitez bemoaned Chelsea’s late arrival in this FA Cup semi-final, his Manchester City counterpart Roberto Mancini may feel the same about the entire season.   …In that short space of time City have looked more powerful and potent than champions-elect United in beating them at Old Trafford for the second successive season, while for 65 […]

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Preview: Man Utd vs Man City

  TKTG brings together all the best articles from around the web on today’s thriller between 1st placed Manchester United against 2nd placed Manchester City at Old Trafford.   ESPNFC With a 15-point gap between the top two, Manchester’s second derby of the season has lost some of the intrigue that it would normally expect. […]

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Manchester City will come again. We are not a flash in the pan

The England goalkeeper has drawn criticism from Roy Keane and Roberto Mancini this season but he is ready to fight back. “We have not fallen away. People will say it’s a massive backwards step not winning it,” he says of the club’s faltering title defence. “But it’s not that. We are still the side to beat, […]

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What now for Man City?

  …With experience of a title-winning campaign to their name, and unmatchable resources, more of the same was expected from City. Somewhere along the line, they lost their way. Tactics have been strange, while star players have underperformed. Despite not losing a Premier League game until the first Manchester derby of the season on December […]

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Roberto Mancini – An Insightful Interview

The Manchester City manager reveals his future plans – working as a football director and managing England – and talks about transfer targets and his long bike rides around Cheshire. Roberto Mancini is thinking back to his childhood and trying to remember if there was ever a time when he was not quite so obsessed […]

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Guardiola wants to manage a Premier League club

Pep Guardiola has set out why he wants to manage in the Premier League after returning from his sabbatical next season, with Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United all monitoring his position and the former Barcelona coach speaking publicly for the first time about what attracts him to English football. “I’ve always found English football […]

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The £24m phone call

As Manchester United head into this weekend’s game against Liverpool with a commanding seven point lead, its tough to see what things would have been like without Robin Van Persie in the United line-up. Amy Lawrence from the Guardian revisits the ‘phone call’ that Sir Alex Ferguson made to Arsene Wenger, which apparently clinched the […]

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Title race not over – Redknapp

As Manchester United enter 2013 with a commanding seven point lead in the English Premier League, many pundits are already calling the title race over. January will be the defining month, as United host Liverpool and play Tottenham away, whereas Manchester City will visit the Emirates and also entertain Liverpool. However, Jamie Redknapp expects the […]

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Balotelli and Mancini – Training Ground Fight

The Daily Mail has exclusive pictures of Mario Balotelli and Mancini in a training ground bust up. Mario Balotelli was involved in a furious shoving match with Roberto Mancini at training today after the Manchester City manager ordered him off the field for a late lunge at winger Scott Sinclair. City’s combustible Italian striker took […]

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