O90 – What We Learned – Manchester City 1 West Ham United 2

Manchester City fielded nearly £300 million in talented personnel – the most expensive line up in Premier League history – and while David Silva was injured in the warm up, they were still heavy favourites to beat their giant-killing opponents. Yes, West Ham were on a remarkable away run, but they were to face a […]

VIDeconstruction: Alexandre Song v Manchester City

West Ham’s run continues, and looking at the way they beat champions Manchester City on the weekend, it shows no sign of slowing. At Upton Park, as Sergio Aguero, David Silva et al strode out onto the pitch, the fans (and presumably the team) were keenly aware that this would be the ultimate heat-check. Lose […]

Aleksandar Kolarov: Man City’s Mr Dependable

When he was bought for £16 million in 2010 from Lazio, a lot of Manchester City fans, spoilt lavishly as they were by the concurrent arrivals of Yaya Toure and David Silva, probably saw the signing of Aleksandar Kolarov as a little less than sensational. He’d only had two appearances for Serbia at the World […]