Manchester City players, Belgian defender Vincent Kompany, Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure, Serbian defender Matija Nastasic and English midfielder Gareth Barry react as their team loses the English FA Cup final football match between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium in London on May 11, 2013. Substitute Ben Watson scored an injury-time winner to give Wigan Athletic a sensational 1-0 win over Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on Saturday in the biggest FA Cup final upset in 25 years.
Strootman is nothing less than Gareth Barry. He's a very useful player for every team. Especially when he's surrounded by better players.
Strootman is as good as Gareth Barry. He's a very useful player for every team. Especially when he's surrounded by better players.
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Gareth Barry dimisses Mancini distraction
Barry says the uncertainty over Roberto Mancini’s future is not to blame for the shock FA Cup Final defeat against Wigan. City were hot favourites going into the Wembley showdown but came unstuck as a header from Ben Watson deep in stoppage time earned Latics from Football Fancast Read more »
Roberto Mancini blames Pablo Zabaleta red card for FA Cup loss
... Gareth Barry (right) and Man City team-mates look downcast But Ben Watson had not read the script and headed Latics to glory. Etihad boss Mancini admitted: “I said before the game it’s difficult as Wigan play football. “Every time we play them it is a from The Sun Read more »
Barry won't blame paper talk
Barry refused to use the uncertainty over manager Roberto Mancini's future as an excuse for Manchester City's shock FA Cup final defeat. The immediate build-up to City's clash with Wigan at Wembley was overshadowed by fresh speculation linking Malaga coach from Sky Sports Read more »
Picture this! Giggs, Messi, Wilshere and Nasri: what a difference a hand makes
it amazing how an extra hand can change everything? One moment fierce title rivals Ryan Giggs and Gareth Barry are confronting each other for red and blue, with anger in their eyes. The next, with the subtle addition of a hand, Giggsy appears to be tenderly from talkSPORT.co.uk Read more »
Teke your reward: Randy Lerner must fulfil his part of the Villa bargain
ultimately rest with Lerner once Tottenham and Co come calling. The sharks know Lerner has recent form after cashing in on Gareth Barry, James Milner, Ashley Young and Stewart Downing. There were extenuating circumstances in each of those cases, not least from Mirror.co.uk Read more »