Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure makes a strong case for unappreciated African footballers

Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure believes he is not regarded as one of the best players in the world because he is an African footballer. Toure, 30, has scored 22 goals this season, helping City to win the League Cup and challenge for the Premier League title. Samir Nasri recently said Toure would be celebrated  as one of the world’s best midfielders were...
Via Afrikan Soccer
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Man City’s star Yaya Toure says African footballers get less recognition than they deserve

Yaya Toure says African footballers are discriminated against when it comes to recognitionManchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure thinks he is not regarded as one of the best players in the world because he is from Africa.Toure, 30, has 22 goals this season, helping City to win the League Cup and challenge for the Premier League title.Samir Nasri recently said Toure...
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Possible Liverpool Starting Line up against Norwich

Possible Liverpool Starting Line up against Norwich - originally posted on After a majestic 3-2 win over Manchester City at Anfield last Sunday, Premier League leaders Liverpool now travel to Carrow Road to take on relegation threatened Norwich City. The Reds are two points clear of Chelsea at the top of the table after ten straight wins in a row and manager Brendan...
Via Soccerlens
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Nasri close to new City deal

Samir Nasri has revealed talks are under way to extend his contract at Manchester City. Nasri arrived at the Etihad […]
Via Soccer News
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal's Bacary Sagna closer to Man City move after turning down Inter Milan

The right-back would be joining former Arsenal team-mates and France international colleagues Samir Nasri and Gael Clichy at The Etihad. Sagna, 31, has become increasingly frustrated at only being offered a two-year deal on his current wages of £60,000 a week by Arsenal. His contract expires at the end of the season. Inter offered Sagna £90,000 a week with the option of a third...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Bad refereeing caused our defeat against Barcelona -Yaya Toure

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure claims Manchester City would have beaten Barcelona in the Champions League round of 16 if a “good referee” had officiated both legs. The Premier League giants were beaten 4-1 on aggregate but Toure believes the officials favoured the Spanish side over the 180 minutes. “But I think, to be honest, we lost...
Via Afrikan Soccer
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

FA Cup Recap: Wigan Stun City, Gunners Top Toffees

On to Wembley! Following another exciting weekend of FA Cup action, Wigan, Arsenal, Sheffield United, and Hull City will soon pack their bags and head to the London borough of Brent for a pair of semifinal meetings. But first, here’s a look at how the quarterfinal matches unfolded. Wigan Hold Off City for Historic Win Wigan’s 2-1 shock of Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Samir Nasri proves worth as City are set to offer Frechman new contract

MANCHESTER CITY are to open talks with Samir Nasri over a new contract. And it underlines how Nasri’s fortunes have transformed under Manuel Pellegrini after incurring the wrath of former manager Roberto Mancini and fans last season. Nasri has only 16 months left on the deal he signed when he left Arsenal for £24m in the summer of 2011 – but has suggested he will be happy...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nasri: Nationality counts against Toure

Samir Nasri believes team-mate Yaya Toure would be seen as “the best midfielder in the world” if he was Brazilian […]
Via Soccer News
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Yaya Toure rates League Cup finals goal as his best ever

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure The reigning African footballer of the year netted one of the best ever Wembley final goals with the crucial equaliser to cancel out Fabio Borini’s opener before Samir Nasri and substitute Jesus Navas sealed the first piece of silverware of the season for City. After a below-par first half, Ivory Coast international Toure lifted City with a...
Via Afrikan Soccer
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nasri thrilled to end Wembley hoodoo

Samir Nasri was elated to finally end his Wembley heartache in Manchester City’s 3-1 League Cup final triumph over Sunderland. […]
Via Soccer News
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal Tie Up Another Star Player

After losing several star players such as Robin van Persie, Samir Nasri and Gael Clichy in recent seasons due to contact wrangles, Arsene Wenger is all too familiar with the implications that followed. As such, the Frenchman is determined to ... Read More
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nasri set for new Manchester City deal

Manchester City are set to reward star midfielder Samir Nasri with a new and improved contract, according to The Sun. […]
Via Soccer News
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nasri Hoping to Banish Wembley Demons

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri is looking forward to next weekend’s Carling Cup final against Sunderland and hoping that he can banish the memories of previous Wembley defeats. City warmed up for the final with a hard fought 1-0 win against Stoke City, bouncing back well from their mid-week disappointment against Barcelona. Following the game at the Etihad, Nasri’s thoughts...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Yaya Toure leads City past Stoke

Yaya Toure scored the only goal as Manchester City finally saw off Stoke 1-0 to claim three crucial Premier League points on Saturday. After two league games without a win and a loss to Barcelona midweek, City was facing more frustration at the hands of former manager Mark Hughes until Toure struck in the 70th minute. Stoke had the better of the first half at the Etihad Stadium...
Via Fox Soccer
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nasri confident City can beat Barca

Samir Nasri insists Manchester City can beat Barcelona at Camp Nou and keep alive their Champions League hopes. City face an uphill battle to reach the quarter-finals after going down 2-0 to Barcelona at the Etihad on Tuesday night. However, Nasri believes City can take heart that they have already won this season at current holders Bayern Munich, a team rates better than Barcelona...
Via Fox Soccer
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester City 2-0 Chelsea: The Photo Gallery

Manchester City 2-0 Chelsea: The Photo Gallery - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea were comfortably beaten 2-0 by rivals Manchester City tonight, with Manuel Pellegrini’s side advancing to the quarter finals of the FA Cup. The Blues were comprehensively outplayed by City, who exacted revenge upon Jose Mourinho’s side for the 1-0 Chelsea win earlier this month in the...
Via Soccerlens
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

City eliminates Chelsea from FA Cup

Stevan Jovetic made sure there would be no repeat of the horror-show City endured almost a fortnight ago, firing home after just 16 minutes to lead Manchester City to a 2-0 win over Chelsea . Samir Nasri also scored on his return to action after a five-week layoff to ensure the Citizens of their place in the quarterfinals of the FA Cup . It was a fitting and deserved win for City...
Via Fox Soccer
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester City 2-0 Chelsea: The Player Ratings

Manchester City 2-0 Chelsea: The Player Ratings - originally posted on Soccerlens.comManchester City progressed to the quarter finals of the FA Cup with a comfortable 2-0 win over Chelsea at the Etihad. Goals from Stevan Jovetic and Samir Nasri secured City’s passage through to the last eight, and gave Manuel Pellegrini only his second ever win over Jose Mourinho. Chelsea struggled...
Via Soccerlens
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcastle Player So Relieved

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa put in a tackle from behind on Samir Nasri,  during the second half in Sunday’s game against Manchester City, and that tackle eventually resulted in Nasri stretched off the field, and it turns out the French International is out for eight weeks with knee ligament damage. Samir Nasri – after Yanga-Mbiwa’s tackle That’s […]
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Yanga-Mbiwa eager to make Nasri apology

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has revealed he tried to apologise to Samir Nasri after injuring his France international team-mate on Sunday. The […]
Via Soccer News
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Mbiwa sorry for Nasri injury and says no intent

Newcastle defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa says there was no intention to harm Samir Nasri when he hacked down the Manchester City midfielder in the English Premier League on Sunday. Nasri will be out for eight weeks after partially rupturing ligaments in his knee in the second half of City's 2-0 win. He also has excessive swelling on the knee. Mbiwa was criticized for the wild way...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jones won't referee this weekend

Mike Jones will not referee in the Premier League this weekend after last Sunday's stormy clash between Newcastle and Manchester City . The Chester official took charge of Sunday's clash, with a number of his decisions coming under scrutiny. Newcastle's Cheick Tiote had a goal ruled out on a contentious offside call, while many felt the home side's Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa...
Via Fox Soccer
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester City's Samir Nasri out for eight weeks

Manchester City playmaker Samir Nasri will be out for up to eight weeks after he was injured in their 2-0 win at Newcastle on Sunday. The France international suffered a partially ruptured knee ligament after a challenge with Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa at St James' Park. The initial fear was that he may be ruled out long-term, possibly even for the rest of the domestic season and the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Samir Nasri says he'll be out for 8 weeks

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri will be out for eight weeks with a left knee injury, robbing the team of one of its most consistent performers for a crucial period of the season. Nasri wrote on his Twitter page on Monday that he partially ruptured ligaments in his knee when he was fouled by Newcastle defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa in the second half of City's 2-0 win in the...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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