TONY Mowbray is ready to give Manchester City loan striker Alex Tchuimeni-Nimely a Carling Cup cameo - as he eyes a result to extend the "momentum" of Middlesbrough's bright Championship start.
MIDDLESBROUGH’S striking worries are at an end after manager Tony Mowbray sealed the loan signing of Manchester City youngster Alex Nimely.
A CONTROVERSIAL late penalty denied Durham City a point after the Citizens had clawed their way back from a two-goal deficit against Trafford to level matters with eight minutes to go.
STEVE Bruce admits that Manchester City's Craig Bellamy is one of the names being considered to fill his left-wing vacancy.
SUNDERLAND have asked Manchester City to name their price on England winger Shaun-Wright Phillips.
SUNDERLAND are on the brink of clinching a deal for highly-rated Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood after beating off competition from Manchester City and Wolves.
MANCUNIAN Nedum Onuoha missed out on being at Wembley as Manchester City won their first trophy in 35 years, but claimed he would not swap it for the season he has had at Sunderland.
CHAMPIONS Sunderland played a youthful side but still finished their League programme with a final flourish to beat powerful Manchester City at the Academy.
SUNDERLAND’S goal kings Craig Lynch and Ryan Noble were on target against Manchester City as the Black Cats rounded off their Premier Reserve League campaign with a win at Eppleton.
LEE Cattermole believes Sunderland’s biggest defeat this season was a blessing in disguise – because it stopped them brushing their problems under the carpet.
SUNDERLAND boss Steve Bruce lamented a "brutal performance" as he saw his side crash to a 5-0 defeat at Manchester City.
IT WAS not long ago that those of a red-and-white persuasion were contemplating the prospect of Sunderland playing in Europe next season.
SUNDERLAND’S mettle will be put to the test tomorrow. Even for a side with a respectable recent record against Roberto Mancini’s men, Manchester City is not a great place to be when you are down on your luck.
Newcastle United’s bedraggled players arrived in London last night to prepare for their match against Tottenham Hotspur still recovering from a Boxing Day defeat to Manchester City.
TIM Krul will keep his place in goal against Tottenham Hotspur tomorrow night as Alan Pardew refuses to punish the young goalkeeper for the error which set Manchester City on their way to a Boxing Day victory.
DURHAM City face a tough task tomorrow as they battle both the elements and top-of-the-table Chester City at the Diva Stadium.
LEE Cattermole has denied English football has become violent as he tried to defend Manchester City’s Nigel de Jong for the tackle which broke Hatem Ben Arfa’s leg.
NEWCASTLE United are still seething about the reluctance to punish Manchester City’s Nigel de Jong for the horror tackle which broke Hatem Ben Arfa’s leg in two places last weekend.
HAVING beaten Manchester City and drawn with Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United already this season, Sunderland are getting used to rising to challenges.
MIKE Williamson believes guesswork decided Newcastle United’s game at Manchester City.
CHELSEA, Manchester City, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Everton, Bolton Wanders, Fulham, Blackburn Rovers.
DURHAM City will be down to the bare bones when they take on Ossett Albion tonight in the Presidents Cup, according to Citizens’ boss Lee Collings.
STEVE BRUCE has confirmed that Fraizer Campbell will be sidelined for “at least six months” by the cruciate knee ligament injury he sustained against Manchester City.
FRAIZER Campbell could be out for the rest of the season after suffering cruciate ligament damage in Sunderland’s victory over Manchester City.
STEVE Bruce hailed a magnificent defensive display from Titus Bramble as Sunderland secured a memorable victory over big-spending Manchester City.
MONEY cannot buy you happiness, but it definitely makes life a whole lot easier.
SUNDERLAND will send out their third different defensive line in as many games this season against Manchester City with Steve Bruce craving continuity at the back.
WHEN Manchester City ripped Adam Johnson out of his grasp back in January it was a slap in the face which told Steve Bruce football in this country had changed forever.
MICHAEL Turner has had to be patient at the start of the new season and hopes Sunderland fans will do likewise, but the centre-back is still optimistic of a first league win at home to Manchester City on Sunday.
STEVE Bruce admitted Sunderland must improve to kick start their Premier League season against Manchester City this weekend.
STEVE Bruce’s “faith” persuaded Nedum Onuoha to join Sunderland after deciding to leave the Manchester City circus, but the versatile defender will not be rushed into deciding whether he wants to stay.
SUNDERLAND manager Steve Bruce swelled his defensive ranks further with the capture of Manchester City centre-back Nedum Onuoha, who yesterday joined John Mensah in agreeing a season-long loan deal at the Stadium of Light.
STEVE Bruce has made an enquiry about Manchester City’s unwanted defender Nedum Onuoha – and confirmed he is hoping to pounce for more of the big-name players frozen out by the continued spending at Eastlands.
NEWCASTLE United will have to persuade Manchester City to significantly drop their valuation of Nedum Onuoha if the Nigeria-born defender is to move to St James’ Park.
GARETH Barry is facing his World Cup D-day. It had been thought the Manchester City midfielder had an appointment with his specialist today to assess his recovery from an ankle ligament injury which threatens his participation at the World Cup.
MÁRTON Fülöp could end the season by securing a place in the Champions League for Manchester City as Roberto Mancini looks for an emergency replacement for Shay Given.
CRAIG Gordon reckons Sunderland have put their disappointing winter behind them despite suffering last gasp disappointment against Manchester City.
FOR all of the far-flung nationalities that make up Manchester City’s lavishly assembled League of Nations, Sunderland were last night left to curse an assassin reared on their own doorstep for denying them their first back-to-back victories for 15 months.
BENJANI has promised he is fit and ready to make up for lost time after his two years of frustration at Manchester City.
BENJANI Mwaruwari’s loan move from Manchester City to Sunderland has been given the go-ahead by the Premier League.