2013/14 Game Threads

Manchester City v Hearts: Open thread


After defeat in their opening pre-season game on their short tour of Scotland, City - and many of the fringe players - get an opportunity to impress before heading out to the States for the next...

1st Half Match Thread


Teams are in and we're ready to go. A few surprises in the lineup today from Manuel Pellegrini. City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Kolarov, Garcia, Toure, Nasri, Silva, Aguero, Dzeko S...

Game Thread: City v Aston Villa


Lineups are in. I hate to be the guy that says he predicted it right but....I nailed it. City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Kolarov, Garcia, Yaya, Milner, Silva, Nasri, Dzeko Subs:...

Game thread: Crystal Palace v Manchester City


Here are the lineups. City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Kolarov, Garcia, Yaya, Milner, Nasri, Dzeko, Aguero Subs: Pantilimon, Lescott, Richards, Clichy, Fernandinho, Jovetic, Negredo P...

Game Thread: Man City v West Brom


Here are the team sheets. City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Clichy, Garcia, Fernandinho, Silva, Nasri, Dzeko, Aguero. Bench: Pantilimon, Lescott, Richards, Kolarov, Milner, Negredo,...

Game thread: City v Sunderland


Sorry all, running a little behind today. Match is just starting, here are the lineups if you haven't seen yet. City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Kolarov, Milner, Garcia, Fernandinho,...

Match Thread: Liverpool v Manchester City


Lineups are in, Anfield is rocking, and we're getting close to kick-off. City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Clichy, Toure, Fernandinho, Navas, Nasri, Silva, Dzeko City subs: Pantilimon,...

City v Southampton: Teams And Game Thread


A tricky looking fixture for City this lunchtime, against a Southampton side who have caused them problems at times since they regained their Premier League status. With Sergio Aguero still on the...

Game Thread: Arsenal v Manchester City


Here are the lineups: City XI: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Clichy, Fernandinho, Toure, Navas, Silva, Nasri, Dzeko Arsenal XI: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Arteta,...

Manchester Derby Game Thread: City v United


Team sheets are in, and getting warmed up! City XI: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Clichy, Yaya, Fernandinho, Nasri, Silva, Navas, Dzeko Subs: Pantilimon, Kolarov, Lescott, Milner, Garcia,...

Game Thread: Manchester City v Fulham


As everyone was kind to remind me, we aren't playing Chelsea today :)  That's probably a good thing for us, after their demolition of Arsenal. Here are the lineups: Man City: Hart, Zabaleta,...

City v Wigan: FA Cup Game Thread; Semi-Final Draw


Read lafaitele's preview here with the teams announced and kick off minutes away. TEAM NEWS: Pantilimon, Richards, Demichelis, Lescott, Clichy, Navas, Toure (C), Garcia, Nasri, Negredo, Aguero #...

Capital One Cup Final: Teams and Game Thread


Welcome one and all. The teams are in and kick off is less than hour away. City, as expected, name Costel Pantilimon in goal. The big news though is that Sergio Aguero is back and in the starting...

Game Thread: Manchester City v Stoke


Team sheets are in. Largely as expected, with the change of Dzeko and Negredo both playing up front instead of Jovetic. Stoke : Begovic, Pieters, Wilson, Shawcross, Cameron, Arnautovic, Whelan,...

Game Thread: Manchester City v Barcelona


I don't know about the rest of you, but I haven't gotten a single thing done at work today. I've been a bundle of nervous energy, just waiting for the game to start so I can calm down. Team sheets...

Game Thread: City v Chelsea


Team sheets are in. Javi Garcia is in the starting XI, and in a semi-surprising move, there aren't really any other central midfielders on the bench. I guess that Milner will probably go back in...

Game Thread: City v Norwich


The team sheets are in. As many wanted, Milner is starting in midfield alongside Yaya, and Jovetic is up front alongside Negredo. Those two should do a lot to help be more fluid in attack. Here...

Game Thread: City v Chelsea


I'm not gonna lie, I didn't sleep great last night thinking about this game. I've been nervous all day. I haven't been able to concentrate on work very well. These Monday games are killing me. It...

Manchester City v Tottenham : Game Thread


Team sheets are in. Largely as most have predicted, although the inclusion of Clichy over Kolarov is a bit of a surprise. He might be held in reserve for a sub for either Silva or Clichy. Negredo...

City v Watford: Game Thread


Manuel Pellegrini has again opted for a much-changed side in the domestic cup competitions. No Joe Hart, Pablo Zabaleta, Vincent Kompany, Fernandinho, David Silva or James Milner (as well as the...

City v West Ham: Match Thread


Team sheets are in. Starting XI: Pantimilon, Clichy, Nastasic, Lescott, Boyata, Lopes, Fernandinho, Garcia, Navas, Negredo, Aguero. Bench: Hart, Demichelis, Rodwell, Dzeko, Zabaleta, Jovetic,...

Match Thread: City v Cardiff


Team sheets are in. I'm a little surprised that Yaya is starting after being rested mid-week for a back problem. Hopefully he doesn't re-aggravate that today. Nastasic also goes back to the...

City v Blackburn: FA Cup Game Thread


City bid to move onto round four and a home tie against Watford.

City v Newcastle: Game Thread


Team sheets are in.  No Nastasic starting, and not on the bench either. Other than that, the expected starting lineup. Here we go!

City v West Ham: Game Thread


The teams are in as City look to take a big step towards a Wembley appearance with a positive result in tonight's semi-final first leg at home to West Ham. Man City team v West Ham: Pantilimon,...

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