Squads for Manchester City and Olympiacos set
Frequent contributor Jon Marthaler has written about virtually every sport in the Twin Cities, and fills in on Saturdays for the RandBall blog on StarTribune.com .
What we learned from Manchester City's pre-season thumping of AC Milan
Stevan Jovetic was part of a depleted squad that has made a real statement in the US and has given Pellegrini the best kind of selection headache ahead of the new campaign COMMENT By Harry Slavin The start of the Premier League season may still be three weeks away, but Manchester City are already sending a strong message to those looking to ... (more)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Manchester City to offer new deals to quartet
Manchester City are ready to offer new contracts to four of their World Cup players as they report back for duty after the tournament in Brazil.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
PHOTO: Manchester City unveil new away kit
Manchester City are about to embark on another league defence in the coming season, and given today's released away strip, they'll look pretty darn smart doing so.
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The local football federation has accepted to make changes to the Brazilian league schedule so another match can be played at the troubled Itaquerao, which remains unfinished three weeks before the SAO PAULO --The Brazilian federation of professional athletes is demanding FIFA changes the starting time of more than a third of matches because of the ... (more)
Looks who's back! Yaya Toure trains ahead of new season but don't forget his birthday
Manchester City have welcomed back star midfielder Yaya Toure to their pre-season training camp in New Jersey following a summer of speculation and accusations.
Di Maria voted Goal readers' midfielder of the season
The Argentine came out on top in our poll of the best midfielders from 2013-14 as part of the countdown to the Goal 50 Angel Di Maria has topped Goal 's poll of the best midfielders of the 2013-14 season as we continue the countdown to the Goal 50. The Argentine was reinvented in a deeper role by Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid and thrived, putting ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Who was the best midfielder of the season?
Ahead of the Goal 50 announcement next week, we want to know who you think deserves to be named as the greatest midfielder in the world for their performances in 2013-14 As we build up to Monday's big Goal 50 announcement, we want to know who you think was the best midfielder of the past 12 months.
Manchester City locked in racism row as Premier League champions...
Manager Ranko Buketa claims that ulterior motives were behind Vieira's decision to take the Elite Development Squad off during a match in Croatia Manchester City are considering their next move in the wake of the racism row which blew up out of their elite development squad's friendly in Croatia.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Manchester City warm up for Sporting Kansas test with open training session
Manchester City players have been kept busy on their pre-season tour of the United States which officially kicks off in the early hours of Thursday morning against Sporting Kansas City.
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DSG announce FTBpro PFA fan player of the month contenders
DSG have announced the contenders for this months prestigious fans player award.
Manuel Pellegrini backs Patrick Vieira's decision to take off City...
Louis is losing it! Angry boss rips into Manchester United players during training in LA as he finally shows them his tough side United ready to break the British transfer record... but Van Gaal will give outcasts final chance to impress before signings This USA tour is a 'commercial activity' and we won't go far in pre-season again when I'm in ... (more)
Negredo out for up to three months
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini expects striker Alvaro Negredo to miss up to three months after having surgery on his broken metatarsal.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Manchester City Under-21 midfielder Seko Fofana allegedly racially...
Manchester City players walked off the pitch in the middle of a game after Under-21 midfielder Seko Fofana was allegedly the victim of racial abuse during a pre-season match in Croatia on Tuesday evening.
Schwartz: Soccer Is Returning To The Bronx With A Bang
Since it opened in 2009, the new Yankee Stadium has hosted numerous non-baseball events including football games, concerts, boxing matches and hockey games.
Major challenges for World Cup 2018
After what was largely considered to be a successful World Cup in Brazil, international attention now turns to the next hosts, Russia.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Manchester City land in Kansas for US pre-season tour as they...
Manchester City land in Kansas for their pre-season tour of US as Manuel Pellegrini and his squad gear up to defend their Premier League title New signing Willy Caballero was part of the travelling squad but Alvaro Negredo missed out after breaking a metatarsal in the win against Hearts Manuel Pellegrini and his Manchester City squad jetted in to ... (more)
Manchester City join race with Liverpool for Real Madrid star - report
If the rumours are true, it could see a reunion between Isco and his former manager Manuel Pellegrini , after the pair worked together during their time at Spanish outfit Malaga.
Brazil barely managed to get everything ready in time for the World Cup. Russia insists it won't have any such problems in 2018, although the country faces other pressing issues - including racism and violence.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Manchester City Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of July 21
If City miss on Mangala, though, there are sure to be questions about whether City's Financial Fair Play sanctions bit them even more quickly than anyone thought possible.