A match of vivid contrasts awaits us at The Hawthorns on Dec. 26, as second-placed Manchester City -- on the crest of a wave with eight consecutive victories behind them in November and December -- play in the home of a bedraggled-looking West Bromwich Albion.
West Brom's manager, Alan Irvine, is facing growing criticism due to recent results. He's similar to the type of coaches to lead the West Midlands side in recent years -- grateful for the chance to coach at a higher level, somewhat untried...
With the Premier League season edging towards its half-way point, who has starred for Manchester City and will the champions retain their crown? Here's a look at how Manuel Pellegrini's men have fared so far.
Season So Far -- In A Sentence
It's been a strange campaign so far, with mixed form and a sudden lack of depth up front, but on the whole the feeling has been positive, with the club sitting in second and into the knockout phase of the Champions League.