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Will injury to key players derail Manchester City this season?
08:00 Wednesday 12th December 2018

When Manchester City went unbeaten until Match Day 22 last term, many wondered whether Pep Guardiola was about to replicate Arsene Wenger’s 2004 Invincibles. Liverpool put paid to that on Match Day 23 when the football world was treated…

Opinion
Social media in football: A curse and a blessing
17:00 Wednesday 5th December 2018

Modern footballers pale in comparison to players of old when it comes to application, discipline and mental toughness. Gone are the days when Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane couldn't stand the other's presence. Was it because they hated…

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How injury is ruining Benjamin Mendy's prospects at Manchester City
09:00 Tuesday 27th November 2018

Benjamin Mendy is arguably the most unlucky left back in the Premier League today. Such is not often said about players who find their way to Manchester City. If nothing else, footballers dread two things: lack of playing time and…

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Benjamin Mendy vs Marcos Alonso: Who comes out on top?
17:00 Saturday 15th September 2018

The 2018/19 Premier League season feels like the year of the left-back. Luke Shaw's returned to fitness, Liverpool's Andrew Robertson has continued with his excellent form. Even Watford's Jose Holebas has started like a house on…

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Benajmin Mendy gives Manchester City yet another dimension
17:00 Tuesday 21st August 2018

'He's like a new signing' is an often overused, rather annoying phrase when talking football. However, for Benjamin Mendy, the term has never felt more fitting. Manchester City made the big-money splurge to sign the Frenchman last…

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Why Liverpool were right to throw money at the problem
12:00 Saturday 11th August 2018

After years of reluctance, Liverpool have registered their place among top clubs willing to dominate the transfer window. During the silly season, there is always one club much sillier than the rest. Quite often, it's Real Madrid but…

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Premier League Preview: Can Manchester City do it again?
08:00 Thursday 9th August 2018

Manchester City tore the Premier League apart last season. Pep Guardiola masterminded a complete annihilation of the opposition as City left every other team for dead. Even second-placed Manchester United were so far behind they seemed to have…

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Why Manchester City was deservedly crowned Premier League champions
13:00 Monday 16th April 2018

The expected happened on Sunday, albeit at an unexpected time and place. Rock-bottom West Bromwich Albion's 1-0 win at Old Trafford saw Manchester City crowned Premier League champions. It's been an incredible season for Man City. Pep…

Opinion
Fabian Delph: Manchester City’s unsung hero
16:00 Tuesday 24th October 2017

Manchester City enjoyed a 3-0 win over Premier League surprise package Burnley on Saturday afternoon, with Fabian Delph impressing once again at left-back. The 27-year-old Englishman has deputised for the injured Benjamin Mendy who suffered…

Opinion
Scoff at your peril: Fabian Delph's time has arrived
16:00 Monday 23rd October 2017

After a sustained spell on the sidelines, Fabian Delph is finally being granted a chance to stake his claim under Pep Guardiola in Manchester City's ever-improving side.

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Everton, Manchester City: Big spenders, big rewards?
10:00 Saturday 12th August 2017

To twist the old saying, money talks and blue shirts walk. Everton and Manchester City are big spenders in this transfer window. Will they reap big rewards? The battle of the Blue Teams in the North West. Chelsea has tried to join the battle…

Opinion
Manchester City splurge on defence without substance
15:33 Tuesday 25th July 2017

Manchester City have  broken the world transfer record for a defender, twice in two days. In fact, of the ten most expensive deals for a defender in history, City have been the buyers of five of them. And yet, their defensive splurge has not…

Opinion
Liverpool need a speedy resolution to their problem at left-back
10:00 Sunday 9th July 2017

Liverpool are entering pre-season without having signed a new left-back, the one problem position that needed resolving. Now, they are running out of viable options given clubs have beaten them to the signatures of summer targets. Alberto Moreno…

Opinion
AS Monaco are a pleasure to watch, but who are their best players?
13:00 Thursday 16th March 2017

AS Monaco knocked Manchester City out of the Champions League in convincing fashion last night, with Leonardo Jardim's men looking absolutely brilliant. From minute one, the French club were right at the races, and they absolutely terrorised…

Opinion
Olympique Misery de Marseille
17:00 Wednesday 10th August 2016

A season to forget, a time that doesn't sit well and the hope that things will improve. It's quite unsettling when a football club of Olympique de Marseille's stature endure a season like last seasons. The nine-time French champions avoided…

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