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Milner

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James

Milner

Minutes played

90

Pass Accuracy

88%

Touches

65

Assists

0
Last game stats
Minutes played 90
Passes completed 44/50
Touches 65
Assists 0
Goals 0
Shots on target 0
Personal
Position Midfielder
Date of birth 04 January 1986
Place of birth Leeds
Height (ft)
Weight (st)
International caps / goals 19 / 0
2013/2014 League Cup
Appearances 19 3
Goals 5 0
Assists 6 1
Passes 80% 83%
Yellow cards 2 1
Red cards 0 0

City on Milner:

Versatile England midfielder James Milner was signed by City in August 2010 and offers a wealth of experience in the Premier League.

The 2010 PFA Young Player of the Year was born in Leeds in 1986. James excelled at school and in 1996 was signed up by Leeds United’s youth academy, making his full debut in November 2002 at the age of 16. Just a month later Milner became the youngest player to score in the Premier League, scoring in Leeds’ 2-1 win against Sunderland.

The midfielder had a month-long loan to Swindon Town before being signed by Newcastle United in July 2004. At St. James Park he played under four managers, the late Sir Bobby Robson, Graeme Souness, Glenn Roeder and Sam Allardyce. This meant instability for Milner, who was loaned to Aston Villa for the 2005/06 season.  He made 27 appearances for the Villans before heading back to the North East.

A midfielder who can play on either flank or in the middle, Milner gained UEFA Cup experience at Newcastle and became a first-team regular before signing for Aston Villa in a permanent deal in August 2008. He scored 10 goals during his second spell at Villa Park but became recognised for his assists.

The 24 year-old has played for England at under 15s, under 17s, under 20s and under 21 levels, and figured as part of England’s 2010 World Cup squad in South Africa.

He has now won more than 40 caps for his country and is a regular in Roy Hodgson's team.

He won his first Premier League winners medal in 2011/12 and followed that up with four goals in 26 league appearances in 2013/14.

James won his second Premier League title in 2013/14 and was also a Capital One Cup winner as City beat Sunderland 3-1 at Wembley.

Latest tweets: @jm7foundation

  • Merry Christmas from James, Amy and everybody at the James Milner Foundation http://t.co/L4gvvbzFpP (more than a month ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • A taste of Sunday evenings 'What Happens In Vegas' Charity Ball https://t.co/fd7XmYyjtX @EntertainToday (more than a month ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • .@MCFC wearing @JM7Foundation t-shirts for the Everton warm-up, prior to this evenings match. Helping to raise awareness of the charity (more than a month ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

Instagram: @mcfcofficial

  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 326: Buoyant Blues
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 325: Kola-rocket!
  • It's the dress everyone is talking about - but is it blue and black, or white and gold?

YAYA DECIDES.

#whiteandgold #TheDress #dressgate
  • “We will go there to win but are expecting a tough 90 minutes but we can close the gap at the top to just two points so this is a huge game for us.” #lfcvcity #wearecity #mcfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 324: Wrapped up Silva.
  • #TBT: Maurizio Gaudino scores the winner against #lfc at Maine Road in April 1995. #mcfc #wearecity
  • Happy 69th birthday to Colin Bell! The #mcfc legend made 394 appearances in sky blue between 1966 and 1979.
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 323: Classic Kun.
  • Legendary #mcfc striker Shaun Goater celebrates his 45th birthday today. The Goat made 184 appearances in sky blue scoring 84 goals. Have a great day, Shaun! #wearecity
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 322: Thanks, mate.
  • We're still in it! @aguerosergiokun16's goal and Joe Hart's injury time penalty save against Leo Messi ensure #mcfc have hope going into the second leg. City 1-2 Barca. #MCFCB #wearecity
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  • The lads make their entrance... #MCFCB #wearecity #mcfc
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  • Quiet now... Not for long. Two hours to go. #MCFCB #wearecity #mcfc
  • “It will be a great moment for me if I play against Barca and would be fantastic to play my first Champions League game in such an important match.” #MCFCB #wearecity #mcfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 321: Daddy Cool.
  • Show your support to the players on Instagram using #MCFCB and we'll select our favourite photos for a special fan mosaic tomorrow before the game...
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  • “We’re confident we’ll do well – when many thought we were down and out in this competition, we defeated Bayern and then Roma in Italy. That shows we are growing as a European force and we can do it again.” #MCFCB #wearecity #mcfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 320: Who's next?
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 319: Turning up the heat.
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  • Forward march... #cityvnufc #wearecity #mcfc
  • Game face... #cityvnufc #wearecity #mcfc
  • Good afternoon, Wilfried! #cityvnufc #wearecity #mcfc
  • We've had rain, snow, hail, wind and sun so far in Manchester today but will there be goals? Not long until we find out! #cityvnufc #wearecity #mcfc
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  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 318: Snood awakenings.

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