James Milner

Position: Midfielder
Team: Manchester City
Born: January 4, 1986 (age 28)
Hometown: Leeds, England
Height: 5'9"
Nationality: English
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on December 14, 2013
Manchester City hopeful Sergio Aguero will sign new contract
Manchester City are reportedly hopeful that Sergio Aguero will sign a new £210,000-a-week contract before the new season kicks off.
Aug 8, 08:28
Stevan Jovetic #35 of Manchester City celebrates scoring a goal in the 67th minute against Liverpool during the International Champions Cup 2014 at Yankee Stadium on July 30, 2014
Live Commentary: Olympiacos 2-2 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Manchester City's penalty-shootout defeat to Olympiacos by reading Sports Mole's minute-by-minute coverage.
Aug 2, 19:28
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
James Milner: 'I'll stay at Manchester City if I play'
James Milner insists he wants to stay with Manchester City, but only if he plays.
Aug 1, 06:40
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge and Manchester City's Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
Live Commentary: Manchester City 2-2 Liverpool - as it happened
Sports Mole's live text commentary of the friendly match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Yankee Stadium.
Jul 30, 23:30
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
Report: Liverpool consider James Milner move
Liverpool are reportedly eyeing a move to sign Manchester City midfielder James Milner to bolster their squad for their Champions League campaign next season.
Jul 20, 02:12
QPR manager Harry Redknapp on the touchline during his team's match against Burnley on October 26, 2013
Three players Queens Park Rangers should sign
Sports Mole selects three players that we believe should be transfer targets of Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp.
Jul 19, 11:33
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (C) puts his hand on his head as he watches from the dug out during the English Premier League football match against Chelsea on March 22, 2014
Arsene Wenger 'unimpressed with Jack Wilshere after he was caught smoking'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly unimpressed with Jack Wilshere's holiday antics after he was pictured smoking in Las Vegas.
Jul 16, 12:15
Vincent Kompany of Manchester City lifts the Premier League trophy at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium on May 11, 2014
Three players Manchester City should sign
Sports Mole picks out three transfer targets to help Manchester City make a positive defence of the Premier League title.
Jul 15, 11:02
English forward Wayne Rooney and English defender John Terry celebrate after scoring during the Euro 2012 football championships match England vs Ukraine on June 19, 2012
On this day: Wayne Rooney goal downs Ukraine
On this day in 2012, a second-half goal from Wayne Rooney earned England a 1-0 victory over Ukraine at Euro 2012.
Jun 19, 10:02
English forward Dany Welbeck celebrates with Andy Carroll after scoring a goal during the Euro 2012 championships football match Sweden vs England on June 15, 2012
On this day: England beat Sweden in thriller
On this day in 2012, England beat Sweden 3-2 in a classic comeback win at the European Championships.
Jun 15, 10:02
Steven Gerrard of England looks on during the England press conference ahead of their first match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil against Italy at Arena Amazonia on June 13, 2014
Steven Gerrard: 'England will adopt bold approach against Italy'
Steven Gerrard insists that England will adopt a "bold" approach against Italy in their World Cup opener.
Jun 13, 22:56
James Milner of England and Fatos Beqiraj of Montenegro compete for the ball during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group H match between England and Montenegro at Wembley Stadium on October 11, 2013
James Milner: 'England have good mix of players'
England midfielder James Milner insists that England have a perfect mix of youth and experience ahead of their opening World Cup game this weekend.
Jun 13, 14:20
England midfielder James Milner dribbles during the friendly match between England and Ecuador at Miami Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on June 4, 2014
James Milner: 'Heat is not an issue for England'
James Milner claims that the heat in Manaus is not playing on the minds of the England squad ahead of the match against Italy.
Jun 13, 05:59
Carlos Gruezo of Ecuador brings down Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of England during the International friendly match between England and Ecuador at Sun Life Stadium on June 4, 2014
James Milner praises Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's work rate
England's James Milner reveals that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is recovering strongly from the medial ligament injury that had threatened to end his World Cup hopes.
Jun 12, 13:08
England's goalkeeper Robert Green reacts after missing a goal during their Group C first round 2010 World Cup football match on June 12, 2010
On this day: England draw with USA after Robert Green error
On this day in 2010, a mistake from goalkeeper Robert Green resulted in England drawing with USA in their opening group game of the World Cup in South Africa.
Jun 12, 10:06
Rickie Lambert of England scores their second goal during the International friendly match between England and Ecuador at Sun Life Stadium on June 4, 2014
England's hits and misses against Ecuador
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed and who didn't during England's 2-2 draw with Ecuador on Wednesday night.
Jun 5, 10:10
Frank Lampard celebrates scoring for England against the Republic of Ireland on May 29, 2013.
Team News: Roy Hodgson confirms experimental side
Roy Hodgson names an experimental England side for the team's friendly match against Ecuador.
Jun 4, 19:32
Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the International Friendly match between England and Scotland at Wembley Stadium on August 14, 2013
Wayne Rooney to start on left wing against Ecuador?
Wayne Rooney will reportedly start tomorrow's World Cup warm-up match against Ecuador on the left wing, with James Milner at right-back.
Jun 3, 22:49
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
Manchester City's James Milner amused by 'Boring Milner' parody Twitter account
James Milner is amused by a parody Twitter account labelled 'Boring Milner', which has attracted almost 250,000 followers.
Jun 3, 09:59
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
James Milner focused on England
England midfielder James Milner insists that he is focused on performing at the World Cup, despite speculation over his future with Manchester City.
Jun 3, 09:11
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
James Milner: 'England couldn't be more prepared'
England midfielder James Milner believes that the side could not be more prepared for the World Cup.
Jun 2, 20:15
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Robbie Savage: Roy Hodgson will be "safety first" at the World Cup
Robbie Savage tips England manager Roy Hodgson to adopt a "safety-first" approach at this summer's World Cup.
May 29, 20:33
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
Arsene Wenger lines up James Milner as Bacary Sagna replacement?
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reportedly earmarks James Milner as a replacement for Bacary Sagna should the French player move to Manchester City.
May 22, 20:44
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
Manchester City 'hopeful of persuading James Milner to stay'
Manchester City are reportedly hopeful of convincing James Milner to stay at the club by offering him a new four-year deal.
May 20, 07:02
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
Report: Arsenal target James Milner
Arsenal are interested in signing Manchester City midfielder James Milner, according to reports.
May 18, 23:44
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
James Milner 'to leave Manchester City after World Cup'
Manchester City could be struggling to keep hold of midfielder James Milner this summer, according to reports.
May 17, 23:51
Man City's Joe Hart in action against Viktoria Plzen during their Champions League group match on November 27, 2013
Manchester City to offer new deals to quartet?
Manchester City are reportedly ready to offer new contracts to four of their title-winning squad.
May 17, 10:55
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
Manchester City's James Milner targets Champions League trophy
Manchester City midfielder James Milner insists that the team should aim for the Champions League trophy next season following their title triumph.
May 13, 06:37
Frank Lampard celebrates scoring for England against the Republic of Ireland on May 29, 2013.
Frank Lampard included in England World Cup squad?
Frank Lampard is reportedly included in England's World Cup squad this summer alongside the likes of Ross Barkley, Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson.
May 11, 22:42
Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring his third goal during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Watford at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on January 25, 2014
Team News: Sergio Aguero starts for Manchester City
Manchester City top scorer Sergio Aguero makes his side's starting XI against West Ham United after recovering from a groin injury.
May 11, 14:30
FA Chairman Greg Dyke during a media conference on September 4, 2013
Greg Dyke: Manchester City's Premier League win "depressing'
Greg Dyke has labelled the possibility of Manchester City winning the Premier League as "pretty depressing".
May 11, 00:36
Manchester City's Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, Northwest England, on May 7, 2014
Result: Manchester City thrash Aston Villa to go top of the Premier League table
Manchester City return to the top of the Premier League table with a 4-0 win over Aston Villa.
May 7, 21:39
Goalkeeper Brad Guzan of Aston Villa makes a save from David Silva of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on May 7, 2014
Half-Time Report: Aston Villa holding Manchester City
Manchester City remain level with Aston Villa at half time in their Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium.
May 7, 20:34
England manager Roy Hodgson looks on at the start of the international friendly football match between England and Scotland on August 14, 2013
Sports Mole's England World Cup squad
With England manager Roy Hodgson due to name his World Cup next week, Sports Mole selects the 23 players that we believe should be going to Brazil.
May 7, 15:27
Manchester City's Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 29, 2014
Preview: Everton vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews the huge clash between Everton and Manchester City as the Citizens chase Premier League glory and the Toffees pursue a top-four finish.
May 1, 21:40
Man City's Yaya Toure celebrates after scoring his team's third goal via the penalty spot against West Brom during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Team News: Yaya Toure fit to start for Manchester City against Crystal Palace
Yaya Toure returns to the Manchester City lineup for this afternoon's Premier League match against Crystal Palace.
Apr 27, 15:19
Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion on April 21, 2014
Result: Manchester City ease to win over West Bromwich Albion
Manchester City move to within six points of league leaders Liverpool courtesy of a 3-1 win over West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 21, 21:54
An injured David Silva of Manchester City is given treatment during the Barclays Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion on April 21, 2014
David Silva stretchered off in Manchester City win over West Bromwich Albion
Manchester City midfielder David Silva is stretchered off with an ankle injury during his side's 3-1 win over West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 21, 21:52
David Silva of Manchester City celebrates after he scores the first goal of the game for his side during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Manchester City at the KC Stadium on March 15, 2014
Team News: David Silva returns for Manchester City
David Silva returns to the Manchester City starting lineup as one of three changes for their match against West Bromwich Albion this evening.
Apr 21, 19:13
Stevan Jovetic of Manchester City is congratulated by teammate Sami Nasri after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Southampton on April 5, 2014
Preview: Manchester City vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole looks ahead to Monday evening's Premier League encounter at the Etihad Stadium between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 20, 10:28
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