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Bitter and Blue - Wed Sep 19 7:48 PM
Can The Blues Get Off To A Winning Start? This is the first meeting between the two sides and City have never lost at home to a French side in this competition, having won two and drawn one. Can the blues make it three wins out of four? Team news is in: Vincent Kompany returns to the matchday squ...
Bitter and Blue - Wed Sep 19 10:21 AM
The blue Merseyside team are next opponents in WSL In their second game of the WSL season, Man City Women will travel to the Merseyrail Community Stadium, home of Southport FC to play Everton Ladies FC. City played Everton three times last season, coming away with a 3-2 win in October 2017, a 2-1...
Bitter and Blue - Tue Sep 18 9:00 PM
A Look back At Some Previous Games Down The Years 2012 Our first trip down memory lane tales us back to 2012 and a Champions League tie at Real Madrid. The blues entered the competition as Premier League champions for the first time, and faced a group of league winners, with the daunting task of...
Bitter and Blue - Tue Sep 18 6:56 PM
The Blues Host les Gones on the Opening Day of the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League Season Competition/Round: 2018/19 UEFA Champions League Season – Matchday 1 Date/Time: Manchester City vs Olympique Lyonnais – Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 20:00 (UK & Nigeria); 15:00 EST, 12:00 PST (USA); 00:00 IST...
Bitter and Blue - Tue Sep 18 4:03 PM
Caroline Weir scores a rocket and Ellie Roebuck keeps a clean sheet The Blues once again asserted their dominance on Group One North as Nick Cushing’s side beat Bristol City Women 3-0 in the Continental Cup on Sunday. City already had five points and sat at the top of the group going into this ga...
Bitter and Blue - Tue Sep 18 12:16 PM
A Look Back At Other Encounters In Europe’s ‘Elite’ Competition Manchester City face Lyon in the opening match of the Champions League group stages, and is the first meeting between the two sides. With no history to look back on, we take a look at City’s previous opening matches in the Champions...
Bitter and Blue - Mon Sep 17 9:44 PM
A Look Back At Some Matches On This Day From Previous Years 2016 Pep Guardiola’s first season at City saw the blues win their opening seven Premier and Champions League fixtures and the blues, so no one gave Bournemouth much of a chance when they arrived at The Etihad. And after 25 minutes, the b...
Bitter and Blue - Mon Sep 17 6:18 PM
Dortmund Midfielder Wanted By Man City Man City are in need of midfield depth and an heir to Fernandinho. After failing to secure Jorginho in the summer, and even Fred before that, City have turned their attention to another familiar face. Julian Weigl has been linked with City before, and accord...
Bitter and Blue - Sun Sep 16 1:45 PM
Fulham didn’t deserve to share the field with City on a day when Pep’s team were at their best. There were moments during Manchester City’s 3-0 victory against Fulham that were so beautiful, I was nearly moved to tears. If you are trying to turn someone into a football fan, you show them this gam...
Bitter and Blue - Sun Sep 16 10:37 AM
How Did The Blue Score This Week? City secured the three points with a comfortable 3-0 over newly promoted Fulham, but how did the blues rate during the game? Ederson Solid as usual, made a couple of good saves to keep his second clean sheet of the season, but other than that didn’t have too much...
Bitter and Blue - Sat Sep 15 10:09 PM
Blues Stroll To Third Straight Home Win Manchester City won their third straight home match of the season by comfortably dispatching new boys Fulham at the Etihad Stadium. Goals from Leroy Sane, David Silva and Raheem Sterling secured the points for the blues to keep the pressure on Liverpool and...
Bitter and Blue - Sat Sep 15 9:08 PM
The Vixens up next in the Continental Cup Man City Women will travel to the Stoke Gifford Stadium on Sunday for their third game of the competition in Group One North, against a team who have had a manager and several key players leave recently. City faced the Vixens four times in all competition...
Bitter and Blue - Sat Sep 15 8:30 PM
Five games in and still undefeated. Let’s see the reaction! Manchester City won in convincing fashion 3-0 against a game Fulham. In what would be a day of season debuts from Leroy Sane, Fabian Delph and Nico Otamendi the boys played very well. Sane scored just 90 seconds in to the match! The othe...
Bitter and Blue - Sat Sep 15 9:00 AM
Blues Face Fulham, But What About The Others? Finally, the international break is over and we can back to some proper football as the Premier League returns. City face Fulham at the Etihad Stadium, but who do our rivals face and how do we think they’ll do? This season, and just for a bit of fun,...
Bitter and Blue - Fri Sep 14 7:30 PM
Blues Now Fifth Highest In Revenue Earing Top Clubs Manchester City ’s annual report has revealed that the club has broken the £500 million barrier in revenue for the first time in the club’s history. The annual financial report released on Thursday, shows that the club made a record £500.5 milli...
Bitter and Blue - Fri Sep 14 5:16 PM
European Champions Rumoured To Be Interested In City Star Real Madrid are reported to be interested in taking Brahim Diaz to Spain. The youngster has a year left on his contract with Manchester City and can leave on a free next summer. This has put many top clubs on red alert, including the Europ...
Bitter and Blue - Fri Sep 14 12:30 PM
The Blues Host the Cottagers on Saturday Competition/Round: 2018/19 English Premier League Season – Matchday 5 Date/Time: Manchester City vs Fulham – Saturday, 15 September 2018, 15:00 (UK & Nigeria); 10:00 EST, 07:00 PST (USA); 19:00 IST (India) Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, United...
Bitter and Blue - Fri Sep 14 10:46 AM
Blues Stroll Past Cottagers In 5-0 Win For this week’s Match from the Past, we look back at City’s title winning season and a vital match at home to Fulham. The blues sat six points behind leaders Chelsea and two behind Liverpool , who had beaten Arsenal 6-0 and Cardiff 6-3 respectively. The blue...
Bitter and Blue - Thu Sep 13 7:29 PM
A Look Back At Some Matches From A Bygone Era 2014 In 2014, defending champions City went to The Emirates and a match with Arsenal . The blues had won their opening two games, but suffered a shock home defeat at the hands of Stoke City in their last outing. Sergio Aguero gave the blues the lead i...
Bitter and Blue - Thu Sep 13 9:30 AM
The Stats Ahead Of The Weekend’s Match City return to Premier League action following the international break when new boys Fulham visit the Etihad Stadium. What do the stats say prior to Saturday’s match? The blues have faced Fulham on 29 occasions at home, winning 17 of those match and losing j...
Bitter and Blue - Wed Sep 12 9:19 PM
City Striker Had Keyhole Surgery In April Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has said is the fittest he has been in years, following knee surgery in April. The Argentine missed the end of last season after undergoing keyhole surgery in April, but the striker has returned in blistering form, sc...
Bitter and Blue - Wed Sep 12 6:56 PM
A Look Back At Four Matches From The Past 2015 In 2015, Manuel Pellegrini’s City made a blistering start to the season, winning the first four matches and scoring 10 goals and conceding none. Alan Pardew ’s Crystal Palace would be a tough test for the blues and for 89 minutes, it looked like City...
Bitter and Blue - Wed Sep 12 7:57 AM
The September 2018 International Break Has Ended The September 2018 international break has ended, and whilst many viewers are eagerly awaiting the return of the English Premier League, as well as other domestic leagues throughout the world, Manchester City ’s band of men put in a series of stron...
Bitter and Blue - Tue Sep 11 8:30 PM
A Look Back At Five Matches from 11th September 2010 On 11 th September 2010, Roberto Mancini’s City took on Sam Allardyce ’s Blackburn Rovers at the Etihad Stadium. After three games, the blues had drawn at Spurs, beaten Liverpool and lost at Sunderland and Rovers were to prove tough opposition...
Bitter and Blue - Tue Sep 11 6:22 PM
Chelsea hold Blues to stalemate Man City Women started the new WSL campaign with a 0-0 draw away to Chelsea after a frustrating 90 minutes of football. Nick Cushing’s side were exposed to some early pressure from the home team when Ramona Bachmann intercepted Steph Houghton’s ball to Bonner; call...
Bitter and Blue - Tue Sep 11 8:12 AM
Two Midfielders Amongst Worlds Best Three Manchester City players Kyle Walker , Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva have been named in the 55-man shortlist for 2018 FIFA FIFPRO World 11 following their stellar performances for Man City and for their respective countries in the year under review. Afte...
Bitter and Blue - Mon Sep 10 5:30 PM
A Look Back At Some Matches From Previous Seasons It seems the fixture computer likes to pitch us against certain teams, as five matches on this day have been against Arsenal or United. Here's today's Flashback. 2016 On 10th September 2016, New City boss Pep Guardiola entered his first Manchester...
Bitter and Blue - Mon Sep 10 8:00 AM
Defending Champions Allow Chelsea To Claw Back Points After winning the title on the final day of the season, Manuel Pellegrini’s men embarked on the new season determined to make a successful defence of the Premier League. The blues allowed several players to leave, notably Joleon Lescott , Gare...
Bitter and Blue - Sun Sep 9 9:30 PM
A new chant for the world, infamous for City fans. #MCFC fans singing their new song for Ederson pic.twitter.com/xNlUayeT3F — Football Chants (@FootyFansChants) September 6, 2018 What a song! I know this might not be new to real City fans, as I’ve heard this chant before, but for some reason it c...
Bitter and Blue - Sun Sep 9 9:01 PM
In a defeat to Spain, 2-1, Stones plays well at defensive midfield. England fell at the hands of Spain in the UEFA Nations League, 2-1. On this international break which had the debut of the Nations League, England had a fair game, but could not get a result with a fairly new look Spain squad. Sp...