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 scoring the opening goal from a penalty kick during the UEFA Champions League Group E match against Roma on September 30, 2014
Match Analysis: Manchester City 1-1 Roma
Sports Mole analyses the Champions League match between Manchester City and Roma at the Etihad Stadium.
22:20
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
James Milner: 'We weren't at our best'
James Milner admits that Manchester City were far from their best after their 1-1 draw with Roma on Tuesday evening.
22:12
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal from a penalty kick during the UEFA Champions League Group E match against Roma on September 30, 2014
Result: Manchester City, Roma play out draw
Manchester City and Roma play out a 1-1 draw in tonight's Champions League Group E clash at the Etihad Stadium.
21:48
Roma's Italian forward Francesco Totti (L) scores the equalising goal past Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart (C) during the Champions League Group E football match on September 30, 2014
Live Commentary: Manchester City 1-1 Roma - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Champions League Group E match between Manchester City and Roma at the Etihad Stadium.
18:45
Man City's Joe Hart in action against Viktoria Plzen during their Champions League group match on November 27, 2013
Team News: Joe Hart returns in goal for Manchester City
Joe Hart returns in goal for Manchester City for tonight's Champions League encounter with Roma.
18:39
Edin Dzeko of Manchester City scores his sides fifth goal during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester City and Sheffield Wednesday at the Etihad Stadium on September 24, 2014
Result: Frank Lampard, Edin Dzeko blitz 10-man Sheffield Wednesday
Manchester City score seven second-half goals to annihilate Sheffield Wednesday 7-0 in the third round of the League Cup.
Sep 24, 21:42
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
James Milner: 'Manchester City future depends on playing time'
James Milner claims that his willingness to stay at Manchester City depends on how much time he is given on the pitch.
Sep 24, 04:42
Manchester City's English midfielder Frank Lampard acknowledges the crowd after scoring his goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on September 21, 2014
Premier League weekend: Five talking points
Sports Mole picks out five of the biggest talking points to have come out of the 10 most recent Premier League encounters.
Sep 22, 12:13
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on September 21, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 most impressive players from the fifth round of Premier League encounters.
Sep 22, 10:06
Manchester City's English midfielder Frank Lampard acknowledges the crowd after scoring his goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on September 21, 2014
Frank Lampard: 'I'm just doing my job'
Frank Lampard says that he felt "mixed" emotions after his goal salvaged a draw against former club Chelsea.
Sep 21, 18:49
Referee Mike Dean shows a red card to Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Match Analysis: Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Chelsea's 1-1 draw away to Manchester City in the Premier League.
Sep 21, 18:34
Manchester City's English midfielder Frank Lampard acknowledges the crowd after scoring his goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on September 21, 2014
Result: Frank Lampard denies Chelsea with late equaliser at the Etihad
Frank Lampard rescues a point for 10-man Manchester City against former club Chelsea as the two Premier League title favourites play out a 1-1 draw.
Sep 21, 17:54
Yaya Toure of Manchester City competes with Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Half-Time Report: Manchester City, Chelsea level at the break
Manchester City and Chelsea go into half time level in their Premier League meeting at the Etihad Stadium.
Sep 21, 16:48
Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's sixth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on August 30, 2014
Team News: Chelsea make two changes for Manchester City meeting, Diego Costa stats
Jose Mourinho makes two alterations to his starting lineup for the visit to face Manchester City, while Manuel Pellegrini rings the changes to his side.
Sep 21, 15:55
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
James Milner 'learning Spanish to talk to teammates'
Manchester City midfielder James Milner is learning Spanish in order to communicate with his teammates, Micah Richards has revealed.
Sep 20, 15:52
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
James Milner: 'Manchester City don't fear Bayern Munich'
Manchester City midfielder James Milner insists that the team have no fear ahead of facing Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Sep 16, 09:40
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
James Milner: 'Manchester City need to prove themselves in Champions League'
James Milner is eyeing a big improvement for Manchester City in this season's Champions League.
Sep 16, 06:55
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
Report: James Milner to leave Manchester City
A report claims that Manchester City will sell England international midfielder James Milner in the January transfer window if an offer of £5m is received.
Sep 14, 12:26
Arsenal's English midfielder Jack Wilshere scores an equalising goal past Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart bringing the score to 1-1 during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium
Result: Arsenal, Manchester City finish level
Arsenal and Manchester City share a 2-2 draw at the Emirates in their Premier League clash.
Sep 13, 14:40
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on September 13, 2014
Half-Time Report: Sergio Aguero puts Manchester City ahead
Manchester City lead Arsenal 1-0 following a first-half goal from Sergio Aguero at the Emirates.
Sep 13, 13:32
 England captain Wayne Rooney tries to tackles Danny Welbeck during a England training session before the international friendly match against Norway at London Colney on September 1, 2014
Team News: Danny Welbeck, Frank Lampard make debuts
Danny Welbeck and Frank Lampard make their debuts for Arsenal and Manchester City respectively at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 13, 11:51
Aston Villa's Fabian Delph celebrates after scoring his team's third goal against Southampton during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Fabian Delph to start for England following Jordan Henderson injury?
Fabian Delph could reportedly start for England in tonight's Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland after Jordan Henderson suffered a training-ground injury.
Sep 8, 08:59
Jordan Henderson of England in action during the International Friendly match between England and Denmark at Wembley Stadium on March 5, 2014
Report: Jordan Henderson injures ankle in training ahead of England qualifier
England midfielder Jordan Henderson is reportedly a doubt for Roy Hodgson's side's clash against Switzerland in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier.
Sep 8, 04:49
England defender Gary Cahill wrestles for possession with Brazilian striker Neymar on February 06, 2013.
Gary Cahill: 'I'm under pressure to perform for England'
England defender Gary Cahill believes that there is more pressure on him to be a leader for the national side following a string of retirements earlier this year.
Sep 5, 10:09
England's coach Roy Hodgson looks on during the Group D football match between Uruguay and England at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014
Roy Hodgson: 'We deserved the win'
England boss Roy Hodgson says that his side were deserved winners against Norway as they won 1-0 at Wembley.
Sep 3, 22:57
England's Daniel Sturridge vies with Norway's Ruben Yttergard Jenssen during the international friendly football match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium in north London on September 3, 2014
Result: Wayne Rooney's penalty wins it for England
England limp to victory with a 1-0 win over Norway at Wembley as Wayne Rooney marks his first start as captain with a goal.
Sep 3, 21:54
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
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