Roberto Mancini

Samuel Luckhurst

'Things Had To Change' - Placid Pellegrini On How City Regained The Title

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Sport

A year ago, Manchester City's players walked past the FA Cup as runners-up and would days later lament that their game in hand at Reading had prevente...

Drogba Goes Through The Motions As Chelsea Ease Past Gala

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Sport

Didier Drogba went through the motions on his Stamford Bridge return as Chelsea comfortably defeated Galatasaray 2-0 to qualify for the Champions Leag...

You're Coming Back Here: Mourinho Expects Drogba To Return To Chelsea

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Sport

José Mourinho believes Didier Drogba will return to Chelsea in the near future. Chris Foy's 8 Chelsea Red Cards: Is José Mourinho Right To Questi...

Is That The Best You Can Do? Mourinho Rues Chelsea's Finishing (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Sport

José Mourinho reaffirmed his frustration with Chelsea's finishing after their Champions League last-16 tie with Galatasaray ended in a draw. Havi...

Mourinho vs Mancini - the Rematch

Tony Jimenez | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

The pair are locked in a long-standing personal duel which stretches back to their time at Inter Milan, when they occupied the San Siro hot seat in direct succession to each other. As Mourinho celebrated a famous treble win during his second season in Milan, Mancini complained that his Portuguese successor was taking undue credit...

Monk, Flores And 5 Other Training Ground Bust-Ups (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

The award for training ground bust-up of the season goes to Swansea City teammates Garry Monk and Chico Flores, after reports claimed the latter was s...

Mourinho Wants Drogba Reunion In Champions League

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Sport

José Mourinho wants a Champions League reunion with Didier Drogba, who scored the decisive penalty in Chelsea's 2012 Champions League triumph, in the...

Sneijder Snow Good: Gala Knock Out Juve in Replayed Match (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Sport

Wesley Sneijder's classy winner sent Galatasaray through to the last 16 of the Champions League, as Italian champions Juventus crashed out in the team...

City in Danger of Being a Soft Touch

Isaac Leigh | Posted 29.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Isaac Leigh

Manchester City's decision to replace Roberto Mancini with Manuel Pellegrini this summer was greeted with widespread relief by players and supporters alike.

Mancini's Back

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Sport

Galatasaray have opened talks with former Manchester City and Internazionale coach Roberto Mancini, the Turkish club has confirmed. Fatih Terim was...

Man City Season Preview: New Manager, New Signings, New Challenges, Title Winners?

Steven Allweis | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Sport
Steven Allweis

After the protracted sense of gloom that accompanied last season, a break was much-needed but with a new manager, new signings that have created excitement in abundance and a new, invigorating challenge, it promises to be a year to embrace.

Zabaleta Signs New City Contract Until 2017

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Sport

Pablo Zabaleta has signed a four-year contract with Manchester City. The 28-year-old right-back was bought by Mark Hughes in 2008 for £6.45 millio...

'I Did An Extraordinary Job'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Sport

Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini remains baffled by his sacking, claiming he did "an extraordinary job" at the club. The former Inter...

Pellegrini Finally Confirmed As City Manager

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Sport

Manuel Pellegrini is the new Manchester City manager, the club has confirmed. The Chilean joins City on a three year contract after the sacking of ...

Doncaster Belles Appeal - Will 22 Years at The Top Mean Sweet FA?

Steve McKevitt | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Sport
Steve McKevitt

Belles will be replaced by Manchester City: a club with neither history nor pedigree in the women's game, but, as we all know, one with an awful lot of money. The implications for fans of smaller clubs everywhere are clear. Yet national media coverage has been modest so far.

Grazie Mancini

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Sport

Manchester City fans have expressed their gratitude for former manager Roberto Mancini by placing an advert in Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Spo...

Pellegrini Confirms Málaga Departure

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Sport

Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed he will leave Málaga at the end of the season. The Chilean head coach has been heavily tipped to fill the vacancy ...

Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Comedy

So farewell, David Beckham. The quite literally model footballer hung up his boots this week (read our collection of the funniest things said by - and...

Roberto Mancini: A Tough Decision But The Correct One

Steven Allweis | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Sport
Steven Allweis

He's gone. The manager who took an underperforming squad, turned it into FA Cup winners in his first full season and then unforgettably lifted the Premier League trophy in his next has gone. And, on balance, I think it's the right decision.

Ferguson's Retirement Does Not Mean the End For the Old Fashioned Manager

Matt Clough | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Sport
Matt Clough

Amidst the drama and contrasting emotions of the final day of the Championship season, a curious antithesis between eventually promoted Hull City and play-off bound Watford became apparent.

Why Bother Playing Football Matches? Just Count the Money Instead.

Steve McKevitt | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Sport
Steve McKevitt

There is so little to choose between the sports pages and financial pages, one would be forgiven for thinking that money's all that matters The media is culpable in this, but the FA, noble guardian of the game, is doing very little to disabuse us of that fact either.

Decisions of Mass Delusion

Rohan Banerjee | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Sport
Rohan Banerjee

Roberto Mancini's sacking, is one of the most absurd I've seen in a long time. Ok, so he had money, but that doesn't airbrush over the enormity of his achievements. Before Mancini, City had not won a major trophy in 35 years. By the end of his third season, they had won three.

Samuel Luckhurst

Mancini Was Determined Not To Go Quietly

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Sport

The reports had re-emerged overnight but Roberto Mancini, the soil pouring onto his coffin, let alone the final nail being hammered in, was determined...

Sacked In The Evening

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Sport

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has been sacked, the Barclays Premier League club has announced. The 48-year-old's future had been the subj...

No Good Praying

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Sport

Roberto Mancini will be sacked as Manchester City manager this week, with Málaga coach Manuel Pellegrini likely to succeed him at Eastlands. Havin...