Vincent Kompany

Manchester City

Ander Herrera, Vincent Kompany, Xherdan Shaqiri… Names of the Premier League week 33

Just-Football at related • 0 views
After a thrilling Premier League weekend it looks as though we might have a title race after all. With the top of the table enlivened and the relegation battle still intriguingly poised, which...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!

Everton keeping close eye on two times PL winner - should he move to Merseyside?

SoccerLens at related • 0 views

A host of Premier League clubs including Everton and West Ham are showing a keen interest in signing Manchester City skipper, Vincent Kompany, in the summer transfer window.

The 31-year-old defender who has won two Premier League titles with Man City, has had a nightmare two-year injury spell which had restricted his City appearances to just seven since the end of last season.

Kompany leads by example for ruthless City

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Vincent Kompany marked his return to the Manchester City line-up with a rare goal as his side climbed to third in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at Southampton on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola’s team were in control for long periods at St Mary’s, but it wasn’t until the 55th minute that City captain Kompany put them ahead with his first goal since August 2015.

Hazard fires Chelsea title charge, Spurs still in hunt

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

London (AFP) – Eden Hazard fired Premier League leaders Chelsea to a crucial 2-1 win over Manchester City, but Tottenham are hot on their heels after a sensational fightback in their 3-1 victory at Swansea on Wednesday.

Chelsea remain seven points clear of second placed Tottenham with eight games to play, yet with just minutes left on a dramatic evening it seemed the Blues would have a much greater lead.

Laurent Koscielny is Premier League’s most complete center back

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

In recent years, Manchester City's Vincent Kompany and Chelsea's John Terry have dominated most debates on who is the best center back in England's top flight. After all, Kompany has landed in the PFA Team of the Year three times since his arrival to the blue side of Manchester, and Terry made four appearances in the aforementioned team over the years.

Laurent Koscielny is Premier League’s most complete center back

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

In recent years, Manchester City's Vincent Kompany and Chelsea's John Terry have dominated most debates on who is the best center back in England's top flight. After all, Kompany has landed in the PFA Team of the Year three times since his arrival to the blue side of Manchester, and Terry made four appearances in the aforementioned team over the years.

Pep Guardiola concerned by Vincent Kompany’s injury woes

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola admits he is not certain if injury-plagued Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will ever return to peak form.

Kompany is back in first team contention having had an eight-week lay-off for a knee problem he sustained against Crystal Palace in November.

Pep Guardiola concerned by Vincent Kompany’s injury woes

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola admits he is not certain if injury-plagued Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will ever return to peak form.

Kompany is back in first team contention having had an eight-week lay-off for a knee problem he sustained against Crystal Palace in November.

Tuesday Kickoff: Gerrard, Southgate, Kompany and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Photo by Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

One England legend looks set to return to his former club, while the country also is closing in on confirming the national team's new manager.

Steven Gerrard has reportedly turned down the MK Dons coaching job in favor of a return to Liverpool in a coaching capacity.

Man City skipper Vincent Kompany subbed at half-time vs Man Utd

Off the Post at related • 0 views
45. CITY SUB | #unitedvcity #mcfc ⬅️ @VincentKompany➡️ Aleksandar Kolarov pic.twitter.com/cc8Gvs0VHr Manchester City (@ManCity) October...

Click the headline to read the full story.

Aguero and Kompany staying at Man City: Guardiola

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on Friday rejected speculation star Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero and injury-plagued club captain Vincent Kompany are not part of his long-term plans.

Neither player started in City's 4-0 defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday which has cast an element of doubt over both their futures.

Aguero and Kompany staying at Man City: Guardiola

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on Friday rejected speculation star Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero and injury-plagued club captain Vincent Kompany are not part of his long-term plans.

Neither player started in City's 4-0 defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday which has cast an element of doubt over both their futures.

Aguero return lifts City after Kompany injury

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola's perfect start at Manchester City suffered a rare setback when Vincent Kompany was injured midweek, but prolific Sergio Aguero returns for the Premier League leaders at Swansea on Saturday.

Club captain Kompany has had a litany of injury problems over the last two years and was playing his first game in six months on Wednesday, having recovered from groin surgery, as City won 2-1 at Swansea in the League Cup third round.

Hazard says he’s back to 100% for Euros

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Lausanne (AFP) Belgium star Eden Hazard insisted on Friday he is back on top form after a frustrating season for Chelsea in the Premier League.

Hazard will captain Belgium at Euro 2016, which starts in two weeks, as Manchester City centre-back Vincent Kompany misses the tournament due to a groin injury.

Hazard says he’s back to 100% for Euros

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Lausanne (AFP) Belgium star Eden Hazard insisted on Friday he is back on top form after a frustrating season for Chelsea in the Premier League.

Hazard will captain Belgium at Euro 2016, which starts in two weeks, as Manchester City centre-back Vincent Kompany misses the tournament due to a groin injury.

Wilmots laments lack of Kompany for Belgium squad

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Brussels (AFP) Belgium coach Marc Wilmots named a 24-man pre-Euro 2016 squad on Thursday, without injured captain Vincent Kompany.

The 47-year-old coach must reduce the list to 23 players by May 31 ahead of the June 10-July 10 finals in France.

And with Manchester City centre-back Kompany set to miss the tournament due to a groin problem, Wilmots named nine defenders in his squad due to a number of other injury concerns.

Wilmots laments lack of Kompany for Belgium squad

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Brussels (AFP) Belgium coach Marc Wilmots named a 24-man pre-Euro 2016 squad on Thursday, without injured captain Vincent Kompany.

The 47-year-old coach must reduce the list to 23 players by May 31 ahead of the June 10-July 10 finals in France.

And with Manchester City centre-back Kompany set to miss the tournament due to a groin problem, Wilmots named nine defenders in his squad due to a number of other injury concerns.

Monday Kickoff: Platini, Kompany, Welbeck and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

UEFA is set to undergo some changes in leadership, while two international stars could miss the federation's biggest tournament.

Michel Platini will resign as UEFA president after the Court of Arbitration for Sport opted not to overturn his ban from the game. TheCAS's three-man appeal panel reduced Platini's ban from six to four years, but the Frenchman will resign from his post at UEFA's next congress.

Injured Belgium captain Vincent Kompany out of Euro 2016

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Photo credit: AFP

Belgium suffered a mighty Euro 2016 blow on Saturday when inspirational skipper Vincent Kompany was ruled out of the tournament after failing to recover from injury.

"I'll miss the Euros. To me that's very sad news," the 30-year-old Manchester City captain wrote on his Facebook page.

Injured Belgium captain Vincent Kompany out of Euro 2016

EPL Talk at related • 1 view

Photo credit: AFP

Belgium suffered a mighty Euro 2016 blow on Saturday when inspirational skipper Vincent Kompany was ruled out of the tournament after failing to recover from injury.

"I'll miss the Euros. To me that's very sad news," the 30-year-old Manchester City captain wrote on his Facebook page.

CONFIRMED: City without Otamendi for the Manchester derby

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

When the Manchester City players arrived at the Etihad earlier today, ahead of the derby against Manchester United, Nicolas Otamendi was missing.

Vincent Kompany had already been ruled out for the game and Otamendi was a doubt, although it had looked like he would recover from his dead leg in time.

Man City to sell Vincent Kompany

Off the Post at related • 2 views
A premature end to this #UCL night for City's captain Kompany. pic.twitter.com/Rma70CuDuK Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) March 15,...

Click the headline to read the full story.

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany facing month out

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany faces a "minimum" lay-off of a month after re-injuring his calf against Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League on Tuesday, manager Manuel Pellegrini said.

Kompany and his fellow centre-back Nicolas Otamendi were both forced off by injury inside the first 23 minutes as City completed a 3-1 aggregate win with a 0-0 draw that took them into the quarter-finals.

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany facing month out

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany faces a "minimum" lay-off of a month after re-injuring his calf against Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League on Tuesday, manager Manuel Pellegrini said.

Kompany and his fellow centre-back Nicolas Otamendi were both forced off by injury inside the first 23 minutes as City completed a 3-1 aggregate win with a 0-0 draw that took them into the quarter-finals.

Wednesday Kickoff: Neymar, FIFA, Kompany and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Photo by Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports

Following a period of negotiating, Brazil will have its star captain for this summer's Olympics, while FIFA hastaken a step towards recovering what was lost in the organization's series of scandals.

Neymar will reportedly be one of three over-age players named to Brazil's roster for this summer's Olympics.

Manager confirms star to miss Manchester United v Manchester City derby clash

SoccerLens at related • 0 views

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed Vincent Kompany will be out on the sidelines for at least a month after the centre-back picked up a calf injury during his side’s goalless draw against Dynamo Kiev.

The Premier League club progressed to the quarter final of the Europe’s club competition, but have lost their captain due to injury.

Kompany and Otamendi missing derby day?

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Vincent Kompany went down with a calf injury five minutes in to Manchester City's game against Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday night. This is his fourth calf injury of the season, and his 14th since joining the blues since 2008.

The City captain, who improves the defence of his team considerably, has recently returned from an injury which kept him out from Boxing Day until the middle of February.

Man City skipper Vincent Kompany picks up new injury

Off the Post at related • 0 views
A premature end to this #UCL night for City's captain Kompany. pic.twitter.com/Rma70CuDuK Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) March 15,...

Click the headline to read the full story.

Superb Manchester City have quarter-finals in sight after beating Kiev

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views
Photo credit: AFP

Manchester City may be toiling domestically at the moment but they produced a superb European away performance to beat Dynamo Kiev 3-1 in Ukraine in their Champions League last 16, first leg on Wednesday.

Manuel Pellegrini's side did enough to win the game in the first half with Sergio Aguero and David Silva both scoring to underline their importance to City.

Superb Manchester City have quarter-finals in sight after beating Kiev

EPL Talk at related • 0 views
Photo credit: AFP

Manchester City may be toiling domestically at the moment but they produced a superb European away performance to beat Dynamo Kiev 3-1 in Ukraine in their Champions League last 16, first leg on Wednesday.

Manuel Pellegrini's side did enough to win the game in the first half with Sergio Aguero and David Silva both scoring to underline their importance to City.

Kompany tells Manchester City not to give up on title dream

EPL Talk at related • 0 views
Photo credit: AFP

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has reminded his team-mates not to give up on their dream of winning the Premier League because they have come from behind to lift the trophy in the past.

City are now six points behind leaders Leicester with 12 matches remaining after a damaging 2-1 home defeat against title rivals Tottenham on Sunday.

Kompany tells Manchester City not to give up on title dream

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views
Photo credit: AFP

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has reminded his team-mates not to give up on their dream of winning the Premier League because they have come from behind to lift the trophy in the past.

City are now six points behind leaders Leicester with 12 matches remaining after a damaging 2-1 home defeat against title rivals Tottenham on Sunday.

Thursday Kickoff: Kompany, Liverpool, Blanc and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 1 view

One of the Premier League star's most decorated defenders looks set to return in the very near future, while one club's supporters have succeeded in halting the seemingly never-ending increase in ticket prices.

Vincent Kompany could make his return to action this weekend against Tottenham. The Manchester City centerback hasplayed just nine minutes over the past three months due to a calf injury.

AFP

Kompany report buoys Guardiola after Cup stalemate

World Cup Buzz at related • 1 view

Huddersfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insisted Vincent Kompany had not suffered a serious injury setback after the captain missed Saturday’s goalless FA Cup draw at Huddersfield Town.

The Belgian centre-back, who has played just six times this season because of a series of injury problems, had been expected to figure against the Championship side but was not on the City team-sheet.

Kompany report buoys Guardiola after Cup stalemate

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Huddersfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insisted Vincent Kompany had not suffered a serious injury setback after the captain missed Saturday’s goalless FA Cup draw at Huddersfield Town.

The Belgian centre-back, who has played just six times this season because of a series of injury problems, had been expected to figure against the Championship side but was not on the City team-sheet.

Stones not tough enough, says Guardiola

EPL Talk at related • 2 views

London (AFP) John Stones faces a battle to win back his place at Manchester City after manager Pep Guardiola expressed reservations about his ability to deal with high balls and powerful opponents.

City paid £47.5 million ($59.6 million, 55.7 million euros) to sign Stones, 22, from Everton in August, but after some error-strewn displays, he has started their last two matches on the bench.

Eder, Pelle lead Italy’s attack against Belgium

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Lyon (AFP) Italy manager Antonio Conte opted to start with Eder and Graziano Pelle to spearhead the Azzurri's attack for their opening Euro 2016 clash against Belgium on Monday.

Southampton's Pelle was Italy's top-scorer in qualifying with three goals, while Ciro Immobile and Simone Zaza, who started Italy's last friendly against Finland, were left on the bench.

Eder, Pelle lead Italy’s attack against Belgium

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Lyon (AFP) Italy manager Antonio Conte opted to start with Eder and Graziano Pelle to spearhead the Azzurri's attack for their opening Euro 2016 clash against Belgium on Monday.

Southampton's Pelle was Italy's top-scorer in qualifying with three goals, while Ciro Immobile and Simone Zaza, who started Italy's last friendly against Finland, were left on the bench.

The Rest

Friday Kickoff: Kompany, Terry, La Volpe and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Two elite centerbacks continue to battle injuries, while one of Mexico's biggest clubs has hired familiar face as manager.

Vincent Kompany will undergo further tests after being diagnosed with muscle fatigue in his groin. (REPORT)

John Terry has been ruled out of Chelsea's clash with Arsenal due to injury.

Euro 2016: Belgium v Italy Team News & Predictions

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Euro 2016
Date: Monday, 13th June, 2016
Time: 20.00pm BST
Venue: Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Lyon

The first heavyweight clash of Euro 2016 takes place in Lyon this evening as potential winners Belgium and Italy meet at Olympic Lyonnais' new stadium in Group E.