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sportwitness ning
Manchester City star could be set to leave the club on shock loan move2016 Euros. With three years left on his contract, a full-on transfer would be
Manchester City star could be set to leave the club on shock loan move
sportwitness ning / Posted 8 hours ago
2016 Euros. With three years left on his contract, a full-on transfer would be too much for either interested club. With Vincent Kompany (when fit) and Nicolas Otamendi the more likely to start, Mangala could end up being the one asking for a... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Six notable footballing moments in Joey Barton's career so farThe red card came for an elbow on Carlos Tevez, but Barton was not finished. A
Six notable footballing moments in Joey Barton's career so far
Football.co.uk / Posted 10 hours ago
The red card came for an elbow on Carlos Tevez, but Barton was not finished. A minor brawl with the likes of Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Mario Balotelli ensured Barton would be retrospectively given a significant ban. He ended up leaving QPR... Read more
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HITC Sport
Euro 2016's Top 50 Players: #46 Tottenham star with rare abilityhis country will prove pivotal when competing in this summer's tournament, espe
Euro 2016's Top 50 Players: #46 Tottenham star with rare ability
HITC Sport / Posted 12 hours ago
his country will prove pivotal when competing in this summer's tournament, especially with the absence of Belgium skipper Vincent Kompany. European Championship glory would be a fitting way to cap off what has been a tremendous season for... Read more
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Manchester City FC
Hart: Ten years in photosAnd how he repaid him...2011 Joe was a big part of the FA Cup triumph, and her
Hart: Ten years in photos
Manchester City FC / Posted 13 hours ago
And how he repaid him...2011 Joe was a big part of the FA Cup triumph, and here he celebrates with Joleon Lescott, Vincent Kompany and Micah Richards.2012 Joe reacts as Sergio Aguero scores that astonishing title-winning goal against... Read more
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Football Talk
Man United and Man City Season Review: High's, Low's and Final Gradesthroughout the season. City have laboured all year, a shaky defence being comp
Man United and Man City Season Review: High's, Low's and Final Grades
Football Talk / Posted 14 hours ago
throughout the season. City have laboured all year, a shaky defence being compromised by the continuing absence of Vincent Kompany. The midfield is solid without imagination, and a lot is owed to the performances of Kevin De Bruyne and... Read more
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HITC Sport
Euro 2016's Top 50 Players: #50 Outstanding Tottenham Hotspur ace and Kevin de Bruyne will occupy the flair roles. If Dembele features he will b
Euro 2016's Top 50 Players: #50 Outstanding Tottenham Hotspur ace
HITC Sport / Posted 14 hours ago
and Kevin de Bruyne will occupy the flair roles. If Dembele features he will be looked to for leadership in the absence of Vincent Kompany, while being able to link up with and shield defensive duo Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld could count... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Denayer best fit to replace Man City captain Kompany - Belgium boss Wilmotswith an interesting profile," he said. "That's why I brought Jason Denayer wit
Denayer best fit to replace Man City captain Kompany - Belgium boss Wilmots
tribalfootball.com / Posted 20 hours ago
with an interesting profile," he said. "That's why I brought Jason Denayer with us - he has the best profile to replace Vincent Kompany. He is fast and allows the team to play and press." Denayer is expected to feature in Belgium's friendly... Read more
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livesoccertv
Champions League 2016 final: Atletico to be fooled twice? Why Real Madrid must bewaremeters, creativity in midfield, and they couldn’t create many chances against a
Champions League 2016 final: Atletico to be fooled twice? Why Real Madrid must beware
livesoccertv / Posted yesterday
meters, creativity in midfield, and they couldn’t create many chances against a defense that didn’t have tis best player (Vincent Kompany) for most of the second leg. They can’t afford to play like this in the biggest game of the year, as they... Read more
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Squawka
Why using LvG's foundations, Man Utd could expect a Bayern Munich-esque riseit could be argued that it has been the spine of his team that has endured unde
Why using LvG's foundations, Man Utd could expect a Bayern Munich-esque rise
Squawka / Posted yesterday
it could be argued that it has been the spine of his team that has endured under Roberto Mancini and Manuel Pellegrini in Vincent Kompany, Pablo Zabaleta and Joe Hart. And what about Nigel Adkins at Southampton prior to Mauricio Pochettino and... Read more
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give me sport
Leicester defeat revealed everything Pep Guardiola must fix to be successful at Man Cityand the uninspiring Eliaquim Mangala, it’s only fair to expect some kind of ret
Leicester defeat revealed everything Pep Guardiola must fix to be successful at Man City
give me sport / Posted yesterday
and the uninspiring Eliaquim Mangala, it’s only fair to expect some kind of return on the pitch. Captain and club stalwart Vincent Kompany has been unavailable for large parts of this campaign and City fans will be the first to admit his absence... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Jason Denayer the natural successor to Vincent Kompanyplayers with an interesting profile. “That's why I brought Jason Denayer with
Jason Denayer the natural successor to Vincent Kompany
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
players with an interesting profile. “That's why I brought Jason Denayer with us - he has the best profile to replace Vincent Kompany. He is fast and allows the team to play and press.” Denayer now has four caps for Belgium Denayer began his... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Belgium's Nainggolan out for two weeks with calf injuryrecovering very quickly." Wilmots also called up Lauren Ciman of Montreal Impa
Belgium's Nainggolan out for two weeks with calf injury
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
recovering very quickly." Wilmots also called up Lauren Ciman of Montreal Impact on Sunday as cover in defence. Captain Vincent Kompany has been ruled out of the tournament, as had Bjorn Engels of Club Bruges but he has since been given a... Read more
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The Star
Belgium's Nainggolan out for two weeks with calf injuryrecovering very quickly." Wilmots also called up Lauren Ciman of Montreal Impa
Belgium's Nainggolan out for two weeks with calf injury
The Star / Posted yesterday
recovering very quickly." Wilmots also called up Lauren Ciman of Montreal Impact on Sunday as cover in defence. Captain Vincent Kompany has been ruled out of the tournament, as had Bjorn Engels of Club Bruges but he has since been given a... Read more
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Goal.com
Stones & Kroos in, Toure & Zabaleta out - Manchester City's summer transfer plansanother. There are also question marks about David Silva's future due to his an
Stones & Kroos in, Toure & Zabaleta out - Manchester City's summer transfer plans
Goal.com / Posted yesterday
another. There are also question marks about David Silva's future due to his ankle woes, and that is also the case for Vincent Kompany. He, though, will not be back in action until next season is under way, which could scupper any plans that... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Man Utd 'in constant contact' with Marquinhos campfoe Pep Guardiola at Manchester City. The former Bayern Munich boss is looking
Man Utd 'in constant contact' with Marquinhos camp
tribalfootball.com / Posted yesterday
foe Pep Guardiola at Manchester City. The former Bayern Munich boss is looking at Marquinhos as cover for the injury-prone Vincent Kompany, while Chelsea have also been linked as Antonio Conte gets set to implement a three-man defence at Stamford... Read more
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Super Sport
Ciman called up by Belgium for Euro 2016association said on Sunday. The 30-year-old joins the squad as cover after a s
Ciman called up by Belgium for Euro 2016
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
association said on Sunday. The 30-year-old joins the squad as cover after a series of injuries to defenders. Captain Vincent Kompany has already been ruled out of the tournament in France and the Club Bruges pair of Bjorn Engels and Thomas... Read more
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sportsmole
Russia's Alan Dzagoev out of Euro 2016Dzagoev is the latest player to have been ruled out of Euro 2016 with injury.
Russia's Alan Dzagoev out of Euro 2016
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
Dzagoev is the latest player to have been ruled out of Euro 2016 with injury. In recent weeks the likes of Ilkay Gundogan, Vincent Kompany, Danny Welbeck and Marco Verratti have all suffered complaints that will prevent them from representing their... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Pepe Guardiola gets Manchester City warning from former Blues starbumps after their German Cup win Boateng left City in 2011 after making 16 app
Pepe Guardiola gets Manchester City warning from former Blues star
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
bumps after their German Cup win Boateng left City in 2011 after making 16 appearances unable to dislodge regular pairing Vincent Kompany and Joleon Lescott. And he told kicker magazine: “At Manchester City, where I played in the 2010-2011... Read more
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The Sport Bible
The 2016 European Championships Absentee XImore cerebral game of his fellow absentee and compatriot Juan Mata down the rig
The 2016 European Championships Absentee XI
The Sport Bible / Posted 2 days ago
more cerebral game of his fellow absentee and compatriot Juan Mata down the right. It's been a weird career trajectory for Vincent Kompany. He's gone from being one of the greatest centre-backs in the world, to suddenly and inexplicably being... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Why Man United could miss out on Reece OxfordLeague starter. Manchester City are also interested – and would match West Ham
Why Man United could miss out on Reece Oxford
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
League starter. Manchester City are also interested – and would match West Ham’s asking price. But City already have Vincent Kompany, Nicolas Otamendi and Eliaquim Mangala and will welcome back Jason Denayer from a loan spell with... Read more
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Squawka
Round-up: Free-scoring no.10 keen on joining Chelsea, Conte wants deal done for top class 28-yr-oldThe No.10 can be “decisive”, according to his manager, and will take on the cap
Round-up: Free-scoring no.10 keen on joining Chelsea, Conte wants deal done for top class 28-yr-old
Squawka / Posted 4 days ago
The No.10 can be “decisive”, according to his manager, and will take on the captain’s armband following the injury to Vincent Kompany. Hazard scored just four league goals in 2015/16. (London Evening Standard) Santos midfielder Lucas Lima has... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pep Guardiola plans to bring in five new playerssquad ahead of the new season Defence is a priority and under-performed largel
Pep Guardiola plans to bring in five new players
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
squad ahead of the new season Defence is a priority and under-performed largely due to the continued absence of captain Vincent Kompany RELATED ARTICLES Leroy Sane is a £40million target for Manchester United and...Pep Guardiola keen to bring... Read more
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Squawka
Chelsea star will answer his critics at Euro 2016, insists int'l managercoach told Sport Wereld, as reported by The Evening Standard, that he had compl
Chelsea star will answer his critics at Euro 2016, insists int'l manager
Squawka / Posted 4 days ago
coach told Sport Wereld, as reported by The Evening Standard, that he had complete trust for his captain – usual captain Vincent Kompany misses the tournament through injury – and believed Hazard would answer his critics by being a decisive... Read more
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Manchester City FC
They said what? Quotes of the seasonseason to see what was said by our players, manager or by others... After maki
They said what? Quotes of the season
Manchester City FC / Posted 4 days ago
season to see what was said by our players, manager or by others... After making it two goals from the opening two games, Vincent Kompany shrugged off comparisons with Sergio Aguero: "I’m definitely learning from him! But as a defender, it isn’t... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Euro 2016 team-by-team guideeight. Eden Hazard and Christian Benteke have had disappointing club campaigns
Euro 2016 team-by-team guide
Football.co.uk / Posted 4 days ago
eight. Eden Hazard and Christian Benteke have had disappointing club campaigns and they are shorn of injured centre-back Vincent Kompany. Nevertheless, Wilmots' squad will be the envy of most international managers and they have a chance to win... Read more
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Evening Standard
Belgium coach 'not worried' about Hazard - 'he answers with his feet'PFA Player of the Year in 2015. Hazard will captain Belgium in France this sum
Belgium coach 'not worried' about Hazard - 'he answers with his feet'
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
PFA Player of the Year in 2015. Hazard will captain Belgium in France this summer - due to the absence of regular skipper Vincent Kompany - and Wilmots expects the Chelsea man to deliver for the Red Devils. How did Chelsea's champions get on in a... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The five injuries that wrecked Manchester City's seasonLiverpool (1,804), United (1,610) and Bournemouth (1,476). Leicester lost just
The five injuries that wrecked Manchester City's season
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
Liverpool (1,804), United (1,610) and Bournemouth (1,476). Leicester lost just 313, again the lowest in the league. Vincent Kompany's injury woe has been a regular feature of the season. But Pellegrini's problem was the fact that it was his... Read more
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sportwitness ning
Everton official confirms club’s interest in talented Belgianif the Everton star leaves the club in the summer transfer window. Engels was e
Everton official confirms club’s interest in talented Belgian
sportwitness ning / Posted 5 days ago
if the Everton star leaves the club in the summer transfer window. Engels was expected to come in for Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany for this summer Euros, but the youngster himself has picked up an injury which will rule him out of the... Read more
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ESPN FC
Aymeric Laporte still Manchester City's top defensive target - sourceCity. City's defence is in need of an overhaul with Martin Demichelis leaving
Aymeric Laporte still Manchester City's top defensive target - source
ESPN FC / Posted 5 days ago
City. City's defence is in need of an overhaul with Martin Demichelis leaving the club this summer, while captain Vincent Kompany has been troubled by persistent injury problems that forced him to miss 37 of City's 59 games this... Read more
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Goal.com
Transfer comment: Eight out, five in? How will Pep Guardiola overhaul Manchester City?players. Toure looks set to be the first of the old guard to depart but there a
Transfer comment: Eight out, five in? How will Pep Guardiola overhaul Manchester City?
Goal.com / Posted 5 days ago
players. Toure looks set to be the first of the old guard to depart but there are question marks over David Silva and Vincent Kompany, too. The two stalwarts have been beset by injuries this season and there have been reports that Guardiola... Read more
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give me sport
Bayern Munich's 14-game unbeaten Bundesliga run comes to an endCity, on the other hand, have been impressive going forward but sloppy in their
Bayern Munich's 14-game unbeaten Bundesliga run comes to an end
give me sport / Posted 5 days ago
City, on the other hand, have been impressive going forward but sloppy in their defensive organisation without captain Vincent Kompany. Bayern's Douglas Costa was a noticeable absentee against Monchengladbach. Brought in from Shakhtar Donetsk... Read more
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give me sport
Martin Demichelis receives costly penalty for breaching betting ruleslargely a backup role for City's star-studded defence this season, consisting o
Martin Demichelis receives costly penalty for breaching betting rules
give me sport / Posted 5 days ago
largely a backup role for City's star-studded defence this season, consisting of Eliaquim Mangala, Nicolás Otamendi and Vincent Kompany, which has seen him start just ten games in the 2015/16 Premier League season. SIGN UP NOW Want to become a... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick opens up during an interview with former Blue Kieron Dyerplayers means it has to change the way it plays. It’s tough when you lose impor
Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick opens up during an interview with former Blue Kieron Dyer
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 days ago
players means it has to change the way it plays. It’s tough when you lose important players. Look at Manchester City when Vincent Kompany has been missing, their record without him has been really poor, he is such an influence. David McGoldrick... Read more
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give me sport
Manchester City: How they can win the titleFernandinho seems to have settled in the league after a shaky start with some i
Manchester City: How they can win the title
give me sport / Posted 6 days ago
Fernandinho seems to have settled in the league after a shaky start with some impressive displays. Any defence with Vincent Kompany will be one to be reckoned with, alongside a maturing Matija Nastasic and flanked by the likes of Gael... Read more
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give me sport
Chelsea ace can use the Euros to complete renaissance after glimpses of best formhave the honour of captaining the Belgian national team at the tournament after
Chelsea ace can use the Euros to complete renaissance after glimpses of best form
give me sport / Posted 6 days ago
have the honour of captaining the Belgian national team at the tournament after being thrown the armband vacated by injured Vincent Kompany. However, he deserves to lead the team on his own merit, having stepped up and shown a steady head in the... Read more
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International Business Times
Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis avoids ban but is fined after FA betting charge certain to leave City this summer following the departure of manager Manuel Pel
Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis avoids ban but is fined after FA betting charge
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
certain to leave City this summer following the departure of manager Manuel Pellegrini. Already behind the likes of captain Vincent Kompany, Nicolas Otamendi and Eliaquim Mangala in the pecking order at the Etihad Stadium, the 35-year-old is... Read more
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sportwitness ning
Man City captain Vincent Kompany has battle plan over image rights disagreementin a squad where egos are pretty healthy. Therefore, it's a surprise to read v
Man City captain Vincent Kompany has battle plan over image rights disagreement
sportwitness ning / Posted 6 days ago
in a squad where egos are pretty healthy. Therefore, it's a surprise to read via excellent Belgian newspaper HLN that Vincent Kompany has this week been pursuing his argument over image rights with the governing body. Kompany is out of Euro... Read more
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Manchester City FC
Loan Watch: 15/16 Season Review part onestanding in the game. Belgium Head Coach Marc Wilmots has described Denayer as
Loan Watch: 15/16 Season Review part one
Manchester City FC / Posted 6 days ago
standing in the game. Belgium Head Coach Marc Wilmots has described Denayer as a like-for-like replacement for the injured Vincent Kompany and so he’s expected to see minutes in France for one of the competition’s favourites. Jason has made 27... Read more
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Squawka
Chelsea No.10 looking forward to leading Red DevilsWith Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany ruled out of the tournament throu
Chelsea No.10 looking forward to leading Red Devils
Squawka / Posted 6 days ago
With Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany ruled out of the tournament through injury, Red Devils manager Marc Wilmots has confirmed that the 25-year-old is set to wear the armband in France. “I am not much of a talker, but it’s clear whenever I... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
James Milner: I'm a geezer in mining boots from Yorkshire lumping across the field but I contribute!I played in five or six of the last seven games and then missed out on the fina
James Milner: I'm a geezer in mining boots from Yorkshire lumping across the field but I contribute!
Liverpool Echo / Posted 7 days ago
I played in five or six of the last seven games and then missed out on the final one when we actually won it. Joe Hart, Vincent Kompany and James Milner applaud during the Manchester City Premier League victory parade on May 12, 2014. “They... Read more
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insidefutbol
I’ll Be Leader On Pitch – Eden Hazard Delights at Belgium CaptaincyIn the absence of Vincent Kompany, who is out injured, Belgium coach Marc Wilmo
I’ll Be Leader On Pitch – Eden Hazard Delights at Belgium Captaincy
insidefutbol / Posted 7 days ago
In the absence of Vincent Kompany, who is out injured, Belgium coach Marc Wilmots named Hazard as his captain when he recently announced his squad for the European Championship. The winger is delighted to get the opportunity to lead his country in a... Read more
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Goal.com
Expert view: Why Vincent Kompany gets injured and how Manchester City can stop it - Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe With the Manchester City captai
Expert view: Why Vincent Kompany gets injured and how Manchester City can stop it
Goal.com / Posted 7 days ago
- Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe With the Manchester City captain suffering an injury-hit season and facing a summer of rehabilitation, Goal has turned to... Read more
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soccersweep
Premier League stars who will set Euro 2016 alightbig things are expected this summer. A golden generation of players, including
Premier League stars who will set Euro 2016 alight
soccersweep / Posted 7 days ago
big things are expected this summer. A golden generation of players, including the likes of Hazard, Thibault Courtois, Vincent Kompany and Romelu Lukaku, will value Euro 2016 as an opportunity to prove they have the quality to match the hype... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Books are for sporty kids too“favourites of all time” because it traces the life stories of famous footballe
Books are for sporty kids too
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
“favourites of all time” because it traces the life stories of famous footballers and where they grew up.Manchester City's Vincent Kompany battles Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo. (AP Photo/Paul White) “It’s a fantastic book, and so much so, I... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The best Premier League stats from a remarkable seasonin 2015/16, with 35. Manchester City have spent tonnes of money on centre-back
The best Premier League stats from a remarkable season
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
in 2015/16, with 35. Manchester City have spent tonnes of money on centre-backs, yet they still could not cope without Vincent Kompany. They conceded seven goals in 13 games with the Belgian starting and 34 in the 25 he has missed. Magic spray... Read more
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Squawka
Man City's top five best and worst players this seasonwould have performed better this season had they not had so many injury problem
Man City's top five best and worst players this season
Squawka / Posted 8 days ago
would have performed better this season had they not had so many injury problems to contend with, as Kevin De Bruyne and Vincent Kompany missed significant parts of the campaign. City struggled to have much of an impact in the FA Cup, with... Read more
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Evening Standard
Chelsea and Spurs fined combined £600k for failing to control playerseither. The midfielder was dismissed for a scuffle with Carlos Tevez before str
Chelsea and Spurs fined combined £600k for failing to control players
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
either. The midfielder was dismissed for a scuffle with Carlos Tevez before striking Sergio Aguero, attempting to headbutt Vincent Kompany and clashing with Mario Balotelli as he left the field. Barton was found guilty of two counts of violent... Read more
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Manchester City FC
Gracias Manuel: The Engineer’s Greatest HitsChampions League in the space of seven days, we arrived at the KC Stadium in Ma
Gracias Manuel: The Engineer’s Greatest Hits
Manchester City FC / Posted 8 days ago
Champions League in the space of seven days, we arrived at the KC Stadium in March 2014 with morale on the floor. When Vincent Kompany was sent-off after ten minutes, it felt like we were in for another punishing afternoon but Manuel had a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
How the Premier League final day happenedfan with the suit jacket of Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini City, wi
How the Premier League final day happened
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
fan with the suit jacket of Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini City, without the leadership of injured captain Vincent Kompany, lacked intensity and stumbled to the draw after Andre Ayew whipped in a deflected first half injury-time... Read more
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Irish Examiner
11 Premier League flops of the seasona while … well, until he gets sold this summer. The only time City looked anywh
11 Premier League flops of the season
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
a while … well, until he gets sold this summer. The only time City looked anywhere near a defensive unit was when skipper Vincent Kompany was on the park. A calf problem meant he rarely was and unfortunately for City that’s a problem money can’t... Read more
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