Jovetic has seen his start to life with City hampered by injury but he could make his return against the Hammers in the League Cup semi-final second leg
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Saturday 03 September 2011
Manchester City defender Kolo Touré hopes to return like "a new player" after completing his ban for failing a drugs test. The Ivory Coast international is now eligible to play for City again after enduring an enforced six months on the sidelines.
Friday 26 August 2011
Bolton have confirmed the signing of defender Dedryck Boyata from Manchester City on a season-long loan deal.
Thursday 02 June 2011
The life of a perpetual understudy, as the premature retirement of several goalkeepers has underlined, is a frustrating one, but there is always hope. Joleon Lescott knows that as well as anyone in the England squad. Seven starts in three and a half years, and 32 squad appearances indicate the 28-year-old has had a peripheral international role, but he has learnt at club level the benefits of patience. He spent the first half of the season sat on the bench, with Vincent Kompany and Kolo Touré preferred by manager Roberto Mancini as Manchester City's first-choice central defensive pairing. Then Touré tested positive for a banned substance and was suspended. Lescott was back in the team and he stayed there ending the season with an FA Cup winners' medal.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Joleon Lescott is confident complacency will not be a factor for England when they tackle Switzerland on Saturday.
Friday 18 March 2011
Everton manager David Moyes has stressed they are not a selling club and dismissed suggestions a deal to sell midfielder Jack Rodwell to Manchester United has already been agreed.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
Everton chairman Bill Kenwright claims the club's latest financial accounts demonstrate "sensible business management" at Goodison Park last season.
James Lawton: Not in the right frame of mind? Refusal to play is more proof of game's detachment from reality
Tuesday 18 January 2011
Monday 06 December 2010
Bolton striker Kevin Davies has branded Manchester City's conduct as "embarrassing" and written them off as potential Barclays Premier League title winners.
Saturday 04 December 2010
Thursday 02 December 2010
Wayne Bridge feels he has slipped to fifth-choice left-back at Manchester City but remains determined to fight for as long as he can for a place at a club where he now values the close bond he has formed with some of his team-mates.
Sunday 21 November 2010
For the England management, the aftermath of Wednesday's sorry encounter with France soon became an exercise in straw-clutching. It was no surprise to hear which straw Fabio Capello grabbed most gratefully.
Thursday 28 October 2010
Everton's hopes of keeping Steven Pienaar receded last night after Phil Neville revealed that the club had exhausted every avenue in their efforts to ensure the influential South African stays at Goodison Park.
Sunday 24 October 2010
It seems like such a long time since Mark Hughes practically went to war to sign Joleon Lescott from Everton, but it is only 14 months since the defender arrived at Eastlands as a regular in the England squad with a £22 million price tag.
Thursday 14 October 2010
Joleon Lescott believes being part of a Manchester City side expected to be successful after their spending spree will help him deal with England expectations.
Wednesday 13 October 2010
Fabio Capello insists England's dismal performance against Montenegro at Wembley had nothing to do with the lack of a warm-up game.
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