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Mancini Takes Responsibility For Inter’s European Exit

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After another poor performance at home, that saw Inter Milan booed off the pitch after losing to Wolfsburg in the second leg of their Europa League tie on Thursday, Inter boss quickly took the spotlight off the players after the match by taking all the blame for the defeat and said that fans have every right to be angry.

Inter Actually Going Backwards Under Mancini

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Despite bringing a renewed optimism to the club, and bringing in some quality players, the second coming of Roberto Mancini at Inter is not going according to plan as the Nerazzurri have struggled under their new boss.

Consecutive league games without a goal are suggestive of a team that is struggling to create.


Mancini confident that Lukas Podolski can help Inter to win trophies

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The Arsenal winger Lukas Podolski has only been out on loan at Inter Milan for a few days, but he has already made his debut last night against the Serie A Champions Juventus, and helped his new club to pull back an equaliser in the second half. Podolski's new manager Roberto Mancini admitted that bringing [.

Podolski pushing even harder for Arsenal exit

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Despite Arsenal being extremely short on bodies to help with squad rotation, we are hardly going to miss a player that has played about just 25 minutes all season (except for the League Cup game against Southampton where he was anonymous. So it makes sense for Wenger to get Lukas Podolski off the payroll as [.

Would Arsenal fans take Roberto Mancini as new manager?

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Mancini Admits Interest in Arsenal Job! by AT Following Arsenal's miserable start to the new season, the pressure is continuing to mount on the Gunners' boss Arsene Wenger. In fact, the level of dissatisfaction amongst the Arsenal fans is so high that it seems as though the vast majority are calling for the Frenchman's head.

Why Arsenal WILL NOT buy Balotelli !!

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Why Wenger will say no to Mario! by DS It has been an Arsenal transfer we have debated throughout the summer, while in Brazil working as a TV pundit Arsene Wenger even said it was one of many stories that were simply untrue and yet as clubs begin their pre seasons the rumour of Mario [...]

Arsenal boss happy to avoid the managers Magic Roundabout

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Arsene Wenger has had a fair bit to say recently about the short term thinking displayed by a lot of football clubs these days, while trying to end the speculation about his own future as the Arsenal manager. We know that the Frenchman is a man of principles and will stick to them, although the Arsenal fans wish he would be a bit more flexible sometimes.

Man City problems could help Arsenal sign Pjanic

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Arsenal could possibly make the most of the uncertainty and confusion at Manchester City to beat the oil rich club to one of the transfer targets we have in common. The Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanich has been linked Tottenham as well, but if the Gunners can continue the fantastic recent run and grab six points off Wigan and Newcastle, we will have the lure of Champions League football and will be a much more attractive proposition to potential signings.

Arsenal could be only top 4 side with same manager next year

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Arsene Wenger will be the longest serving manager in the Premier League next season, assuming that the Arsenal board and owner do not surprise everyone by sacking him. Alex Ferguson has been at Manchester United for over 26 years, while the man who will replace him at Old Trafford next season, David Moyes, is currently the third longest serving manager with over ten years at Everton.

Arsenal do not play the blame game says Arteta

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Mikel Arteta was sitting next to his boss when Arsene Wenger reacted angrily to questions from reporters in the press conference before Arsenal took on Bayern Munich last week. It is safe to say that the media have milked that outburst for all it is worth, and their main line of questioning to Wenger or any of the Arsenal players now seems to be, whose fault is the current situation.

Arsenal Debate – Should Wenger criticize his underperforming players in public?

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The Man City manager Roberto Mancini has had a very indepth interview in the Guardian ahead of this weekends massive game against Chelsea, and he has been very forthright and honest. In fact he quite clearly has criticized some of his players.

One of those was our very good friend Samir Nasri, who forced Arsenal to sell him to Manchester City a couple of years ago.

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Big News From Italy: Roberto Mancini returns to Inter Milan

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Big News From Italy: Roberto Mancini returns to Inter Milan - originally posted on

In a surprising turn of events, Inter Milan have reportedly appointed former manager Roberto Mancini as their manager, who will replace the former Napoli manager,WalterMazzarri.

Inter have released anofficial statement:

"FC Internazionale would like to announce that Walter Mazzarri has been relieved of his position of first team coach MILAN FC Internazionale would like to announce that Walter Mazzarri has been relieved of his duties as first team coach.

Arsenal may need change but NOT Mancini!!!

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The rumours and speculation about Arsene Wenger leaving his role as manager of Arsenal Football Club are growing all the time. That may not mean it is going to happen, but the media love a story like this more than Wayne Rooney likes grannies and Mars Bars. If Wenger's 17 year reign does come to [...

Going, Going, Gone! : Roberto Mancini’s Own Sense Of Entitlement Caused Him Man City Job

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In the end, the inevitable has happened and Roberto Mancini has been woefully terminated as coach of Manchester City. Unfortunately, for the 48-year-old Italian, the writing was already on the wall and his high-profile player bust-ups (Samir Nasri, Mario Balotelli and Carlos Tevez) was probably the straw that broke the camel's back.

Roberto Mancini Releived of His Duties As Manchester Loses Second Manager in One Week

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Another manager in Manchester has left his post, but Monday evening's announcement that Roberto Mancini has been relieved of his duties won't be nearly as awe-inspiring as Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement. Despite having won the Premier League last season and battling to what should be a second-place finish this year, Roberto Mancini has been sacked after three-and-a-half years in charge.

Monday Evening Ticker: Mancini sacked by Manchester City; Crystal Palace to face Watford in playoff final; and more

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Just 12 months after guiding Manchester City to their first Premier League title in 44 years, Roberto Mancini's was sacked late Monday night in England.

The club released a statement on their website at 10:22pm local time which said that they have relieved Mancini of his duties because he did not achieve any of their goals that were set at the start of the season, with the exception of qualification for next year's Champions League.

Why Carlo Ancelloti Would Be a Perfect Replacement for Roberto Mancini As Manchester City Manager

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Roberto Mancini has had a fantastic run at Manchester City, which isn't surprising because Roberto Mancini is an accomplished manager. Four league titles in just under a decade of management at the top of European football will attest to that. But as of late, things have become fractious at the Etihad Stadium.

Mancini’s Obsessive Rants Ahead Of Manchester Derby & An Unspoken ‘Inferiority Complex’ Against United

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The long-awaited United-City derby will finally be played out tonight, and what better way to start the Manchester bonfire than a good ol' obsessive rant from Zio (Uncle) Mancini?

This time, the Man City coach has declared that Premier League teams have developed an "inferiority complex" towards United after years of domination.

Is The Pressure Getting To Mancini?

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Roberto Mancini brushed off fresh speculation over his future at Manchester City this morning amid reports that Malaga boss Manuel Pellegrini has been lined up to take his job.

‘F****** hell!' exclaimed a smiling Mancini in mock exasperation to further questions over the issue.

Stories in Pellegrini's native Chile suggested the former Real Madrid boss will take over at the Etihad Stadium in the summer, but Mancini said he is tired of talking about his position and sees no reason he should be sacked.

Will Roma Provide A Way Out For Roberto Mancini?

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The Telegraph is reporting that AS Roma are prepared to offer Roberto Mancini a path away from Manchester City this summer with a £4.5 million-a-year contract to bring the Italian back to Serie A this summer.

There has been growing speculation that Mancini will be fired this season, even if City finish second in the Premier League and win the FA Cup.

Roberto Mancini declares himself the best manager in England (over the last 15 months)

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Twelve points behind Manchester United in the table and knocked out of the Champions League in the group stage for the second straight season, Man City boss Roberto Mancini has declared himself the best manager in England over the last 15 months.

From the BBC:

"In the last 15 months I am the best manager in England," said Mancini.

Former Arsenal star could be next boss at Man City

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The former Arsenal midfielder, and close friend of Arsene Wenger, Patrick Vieira, could be in line for a big promotion, if the Manchester City players have any influence at all on club policy. It is looking increasingly likely that Roberto Mancini will not be in charge at the Etihad stadium next summer, after an abject display against Southampton, followed by United's win over Everton, left them 12 points off the lead.

Arsenal may have to battle Man City for Benteke

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I know that Arsenal will be looking for a new striker or two at the end of the season, and I know that Christian Benteke has done really well for Aston Villa in his first season in the Premier league. I don't think that means he would do well for Arsenal or that Arsene Wenger will even try to sign him, but the media certainly seem to think so.

Mancini Not A Fan Of Financial Fair Play

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Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is not a fan of the Uefa's Financial Fair Play Rules or the Premier League recent rules to curb spending. Mancini thinks that team owners should be able to spend whatever they want, whenever they want.

"If I am a rich man I want to spend all my money for my team; it's my job.

Preparing for a new, better Baloitalia

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By Anthony Lopopolo

No matter what, they always returned to one another. The quarrels, the disbelief, the losses in composure never once compromised this enduring relationship, ruined it beyond repair. Roberto Mancini, the coach of Manchester City, couldn't stop loving Mario Balotelli.

Monday Kickoff: Kompany banned for three matches, Ben Arfa dreams of PSG, and more

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Roberto Mancini might want to invest some of his club's money into migraine medicine, after Vincent Kompany's red card in Manchester City's 2-0 win over Arsenal on Sunday earned the defender a three-match ban, according to reports.

The Belgian international joins the likes of regular first-team players Sergio Aguero, Micah Richards, Samir Nasri, and the brothers Toure that are unavailable to play for the Citizens.

La imagen de la semana: Mario Balotelli y Mancini riendo

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Esta semana mucho se hablo de que los días para el italiano Mario Balotelli estaban contados, que la relación con su entrenador no era la mejor.
Para reafirmar esos rumores se suscito un problema entre Balotelli y Roberto Mancini en un entrenamiento, en el cual casi llegan a los golpes, (aquí lo puedes ver).

Friday Kickoff: Mancini plays down Balotelli skirmish, Pato sold to Corinthians, and more

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In the aftermath of yet another embarrassing off-the-field moment involving Mario Balotelli, manager Roberto Mancini, directly involved in the incident, has backed the young striker to stay in the Manchester City squad.

Pictures surfaced yesterday afternoon of an altercation between Mancini and Balotelli during the morning training.

Mario Balotelli se pelea con su entrenador Roberto Mancini

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El italiano Mario Balotelli es conocido por muchas cosas, pero no precisamente por tener auto control y respeto a las autoridades, esta noticia vuelve a confirmar sus desplantes.
Al parecer todo se origino de una jugada con el césped mojado, contra uno de sus compañeros, fue cuando Mancini entro a la escena y forcejeo con su jugador, 10 minutos después Balotelli salió disparado en su auto de lujo camuflajeado.

Balotelli and Mancini get physical on training ground

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Manchester City training took a turn for the worse for Mario Balotelli and Roberto Mancini as they were involved in a bust-up at the Carrington training ground while the squad prepared for the FA Cup match against Watford.

New Year’s Day Ticker: Ferguson not ready to retire, Mancini laments missing out on RVP, and more

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Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is 71 years old, and in his 26th year in charge, but he isn't quite ready to give up his job just yet, even as rumors of potential successors make the rounds.

"I'm hoping to stay on for a bit of time," Ferguson told the Abu Dhabi Sports Channel.



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When Roberto Mancini and Jose Mourinho clash, it is same old same old. Mourinho almost always finds a way to get ahead of his Italian rival. In the first leg, Mourinho clearly won the tactical battle of the first half by ensuring midfield dominance and Mancini tweaked his team to even things up.

Chelsea 2-0 Galatasaray - Chelsea make easy work of Mancini's men.

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Chelsea beat Didier Drogba's Galatasaray side 2-0 on the night and 3-1 on aggregate with goals from Samuel Eto'o and Gary Cahill that sees Jose Mourinho's men move into the draw for the Quarter Finals.

We all expected more from our opponents than they actually produced and Chelsea won this well within themselves at Stamford Bridge.

Galatasaray 1-1 Chelsea - Decisions in key moments cost Chelsea.

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Plenty of people keep talking about Chelsea lacking a prolific striker this season. Chelsea's main problem this season has been the killer pass and last night in Istanbul it cost us victory.

Let's be honest here before people talk about Mancini's tactical change and Galatasaray's second half performance, this game should have been dead and buried with Chelsea almost certain to qualify for the next round!

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Roberto Marcini signs three year deal with Galatasaray

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Robert Mancini in Istanbul with Galatasaray officer Lutfu Aribogan (Photo : Galatasaray SK website )

Finally, Roberto Mancini after talking to Galatasaray officials, since yesterday, will sign three year deal with Galatasaray!
Most likely, former Galatasaray player who is well known in the European football , Tugay Kerimoglu will be Mancini's assistant .

Fergie Puts Mancini In His Place

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Last week Roberto Mancini comically claimed that United had been lucky this season, as they had won games they didn't deserve to, whilst City had dropped points in games they deserved to win.

On RoM we addressed this comment, pointing out the difference between United and City wasn't anything to do with luck, but our winning mentality.

Winning mentality: The difference between United and City

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It was interesting to see Roberto Mancini claim that United's 15 point lead was down to being "lucky".

"Until now, United have been really lucky with ­everything, they have won a lot of games in the last minute – like against us when they really didn't deserve to win," Mancini told reporters.

DT Exclusive: Roberto Mancini’s training-ground fight with Mario Balotelli

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Mario Balotelli was involved in yet another training ground scuffle, this time with manager Roberto Mancini. According to the Manchester Evening News, Mancini was upset by Balotelli's bad challenge on teammate Scott Sinclair and scolded him for it. When Balotelli dismissed his criticism, a enraged Mancini "ran at him" and tried to throw him to the ground, but failed.

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Tuesday Kickoff: Vilanova nearing Barcelona comeback, Mancini upset with Rodwell, and more

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FC Barcelona received some much needed good news on Tuesday, when President Sandro Rosell announced that manager Tito Vilanova could return to the club full time by the end of this month.

Vilanova has been in New York since January, recovering from cancer treatment for the second time in his life.

Man City Quartet Mancini, Kompany, Milner & Hart Become Official Voices Of Metrolink’s East Manchester Tram Line

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Tram buddies Joe and Vincent share a 'Brief Encounter' moment at the Campus stop

Oh, the razzmatazz life of the Premier League footballer. Following in Charlie "Face of Cheque Centre" Adam's glamorous wake, Man City quartet Roberto Mancini, Vincent Kompany, Joe Hart and James Milner have agreed a glitzy deal to become the official voices ofMetrolink's east Manchester tram line.