It is less than a year on from the classically highbrow opening of Manchester City’s gleaming, new academy campus in December 2014, yet already the rhythmic effects of the tip in power from west Manchester to east is being felt.
Former Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph is set for a place on the bench as Manchester City travel to the Midlands on Sunday for new manager Rémi Garde’s first match in charge of the Villains.
A ‘shocked’ Manchester City Women’s Izzy Christiansen capped off a stellar season for the FA Women’s Super League runners-up as she completed a hat-trick of honours at the club’s end of season awards.
When, after three and a half years with the club, attacking midfielder Rony Lopes departed Manchester for pastures new on the south coast of France this August, there was a stifled exhalation betraying a slight sense of growing exasperation amongst Manchester City fans.
Prior to his much-praised tactical last season conversion, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini was often bemoaned by fans for his unwavering dedication to what many saw as an archaic 4-4-2 system.
Manuel Pellegrini has vowed to “never complain” about Manchester City’s continued injury problems ahead of Saturday’s game against Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium.
Take advantage of half term this week by winning FOUR tickets to see Manchester City continue their League Cup campaign against Crystal Palace on Wednesday.
Raheem Sterling produced his most impressive Manchester City performance to date by bagging a hat-trick against Bournemouth at the Etihad on Saturday.
Manchester’s Etihad Stadium has missed out on regaining rugby league’s big Magic Weekend event for 2016.
Manchester City have announced a plan to canvass fans for feedback on the club’s badge, with a view to potentially evolving the crest that has been the club’s since 1997.
Manchester City posted a net profit for the 2014/15 season, marking the club’s first season in the financial green since Sheikh Mansour took over as club owner in 2008.