Yaya Toure

Discussing Manchester City’s midfield ahead of next season

Hopefully, nothing more will be heard from Dimitri Seluk for another year.  As is traditional, Yaya Toure’s ball-breaking representative played his usual games before the end of the season and…


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African players are still being viewed through the narrow prism of physicality

Long before you had actually watched Wifried Bony play, you’d heard of him: he was the ‘new Didier Drogba’. When foreign players first appear on the Premier League radar, it’s…


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Discussing Manchester City’s Yaya Toure and his response to the racist chanting in Russia

I’m a neither someone who has played professional football, nor who has been subject to discrimination predicated on the colour of my skin, so with that in mind I really…


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Notes from the weekend: Manchester City

The media will focus on Southampton’s valiant effort at the Etihad, and not surprisingly; it’s a better story than ‘defending Champions labour to narrow victory’. Regardless, there were some significant…


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Wigan vs Manchester City: Preview

Monday 8pm, DW Stadium Wigan 8.00 Draw 4.20 Manchester City 1.44 All odds courtesy of Paddy Power - sign-up for your £20 welcome bonus. Awkward little fixture for City this…


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FA Cup Final Betting: Manchester City Vs Stoke City

Neither side are really giving anything away selection wise, as the battle to prove fitness will go right down to the wire for Carlos Tevez and Robert Huth, Matty Etherington…


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Premier League Betting: Manchester City Vs Bolton

Not as straightforward as you might think. Ordinarily we advise against touching any game that involves City, because they have the capability to excite and disappoint in identical measures. So…


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It can’t possibly be our fault.

‘Dead Manc Walking’ screams The Sun this afternoon, as they joyfully print some quotes from Yaya Toure’s agent, Dimitri Seluk, regarding player attitudes at Manchester City. Seluk is on record…