City today announced an agreement with the council and New East Manchester to develop the area around Eastlands. Precise plans have yet to be confirmed but could include expanding the stadium capacity to 60,000 with a vast new training complex being built opposite.Continue Reading →
Following City’s failure to sign Fernando Gago, Madrid’s Jorge Valdano and the player’s agent have sought to point the finger of blame in City’s direction. At no point do they mention Garry Cook directly, yet it’s interesting to note how Daniel Taylor has ran another piece targetting the City chief executive.Continue Reading →
The release of the official accounts for the year to 31 May 2009 showed Sheikh Mansour has invested Ã‚Â£395m in the club with Ã‚Â£305m of loans now turned into shares. The Ã‚Â£92.6m loss was the talk of the papers, but the real concern for the City project lies in UEFA’s upcoming financial rules.Continue Reading →
With no Premier League games last weekend, it’s a good time to examine the qualities Mark Hughes brings to City and consider whether it looks like being enough to take City into the Champions League and win some silverware.
Firstly, we can consider the positive contributions the Welshman and his management team have made, then we can look at the areas of concern.Continue Reading →