Browsing Roberto Mancini

Tottenham Manager Shortlist – Roberto Di Matteo, Murat Yakin & Roberto Mancini

Posted on 22 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

The problems aren’t over for Tottenham, finding it quite difficult not just to get out of their poor form, but also find a manager to replace Andre Villas-Boas. Franco Baldini has offered his resignation which was rejected by Daniel Levy, while Roberto Di Matteo, Roberto Mancini and Murat Yakin remain as the leading men to take over the managerial position. More

Manchester City – Carlos Tevez Continues to be a Riddle

Posted on 10 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

One day, it looks like Carlos Tevez has had enough of Roberto Mancini, of Manchester City, or Premier League football and the sport in general. Other days, his passion, drive and obvious talents can’t be held back, and he scores a hat-trick in a 5-0 win with his name on four of the five goals. More

Manchester City – Sergio Aguero Gets Injured Again

Posted on 5 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

After a brilliant first season and one legendary goal in the Premier League, it hasn’t been quite the same for Sergio Aguero in 2012-2013. The Manchester City striker is having an on/off relationship with his fitness this season, adding another knock (along with a more serious injury to Jack Rodwell) to his long list of hurts this year. More

Manchester City – Roberto Mancini Isn’t Afraid to Take on Players

Posted on 4 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

The managerial world isn’t one that agrees on everything when it comes to code of conduct, and you’ll find that even fewer agree with Roberto Mancini on his way to handle players – calling them out, sometimes for things that happen in the dressing room this season for Manchester City, which is a different approach from what most use to keep their team under control. More

Mario Balotelli Isn’t Worth the Trouble

Posted on 4 Jan, 2013, by in Soccer

There’s nothing new about Mario Balotelli crossing the lines between right and wrong, but his latest tantrum against Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has to be his last. More

Roberto Mancini Uses Robin van Persie as a Subtle Excuse

Posted on 1 Jan, 2013, by in Soccer

When you’re the manager of the richest team in England, that has spent quite lavishly yet unwisely in yet another summer transfer window, and you’re already out of the Champions League and 7 points behind in the title race, you gotta make excuses to make it look like it’s not your fault. By talking about Robin van Persie as the difference between City and Manchester United, Roberto Mancini is doing just that. More

Manchester City – Stick to Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko as Strikers

Posted on 30 Dec, 2012, by in Soccer

Roberto Mancini loves rotations, but too much of anything is simply bad for your team, especially when there’s an obvious difference in the quality between the players in the Manchester City strike force. While Carlos Tevez is a very capable scorer and player altogether, there’s no doubt that playing with both Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko is the most beneficial to this team. More

The Sexy Managers Calendar of 2013

Posted on 29 Nov, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

What good are football managers if you can’t make fun of them? Whether it’s their physical depiction or something that has to do with their behavior or even a nickname, Alex Ferguson, Kenny Dalglish, Martin Jol, Arsene Wenger, Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho, Roberto Mancini, Roy Hodgson, Fabio Capello, Harry Redknapp and others get a harsh yet hilarious treatment in the next ‘Sexy Managers Calendar. More

10 Highest Paid Football Managers

Posted on 28 Nov, 2012, by in Featured

The man who speaks and complains more than any other manager in the world also gets paid better than the rest of ’em. Jose Mourinho leads a pack that included Roberto Mancini, Arsene Wenger, Alex Ferguson and Carlo Ancelotti as the highest paid football managers in the world, although his time with Real Madrid isn’t the best and most solid he’s ever had. More

Neymar – Manchester City Join the Race

Posted on 5 Nov, 2012, by in Soccer

It’s been going on for quite some time, but it just won’t stop. Neymar is constantly saying that he’s staying in Brazil and with Santos until the 2014 World Cup, but the rumors keep circling, this time pointing at Roberto Mancini and Manchester City as potential suitors for the Selecao’s best player. More