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Premier League
Bernardo Silva: Manchester City's unheralded genius
08:00 Saturday 16th February 2019

There's a significant change in Manchester City’s attack since strolling to the Premier League last season. Pep Guardiola's side smashed 106 goals in their title season and aren't far off that pace this campaign. In Europe,…

Tactical Analysis
How Stephen Hawking explained the central midfielder
17:00 Wednesday 6th February 2019

Arguably, the most impressive human being to live a full life in the chronological sense was Stephen Hawking, the noted physicist. In his early 20s, he was diagnosed with ALS, a motor neuron disease that slowly paralyses the body. He was given…

Premier League
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
Should Chelsea move for Isco?
09:00 Thursday 6th December 2018

Isco Alcaron moves with the ball like a ballerina. The ball is always glued to the Real Madrid midfielder's feet. He has been an undeniable success at the Santiago Bernabeu following a big-money move from Malaga in 2013. He has been a crucial…

Premier League
Manchester City: A tale of two Silvas
08:00 Monday 3rd December 2018

Last season, Pep Guardiola orchestrated perhaps the most imperious campaign the Premier League's ever seen but the Spanish Manager is not one to rest on his laurels. Guardiola’s quest for perfection continues this season.…

Premier League
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…

Premier League
Bernardo and David: Manchester City's two pieces of Silva
08:00 Friday 6th July 2018

Manchester City signed Bernardo Silva for £43 million last summer. The Portuguese midfielder had his breakout season at Monaco in 2016/17, helping the French side win Ligue 1 for the first time in 17 years as well as reach the Champions…

World Cup
Who will win the Golden Ball at Russia 2018?
17:30 Tuesday 12th June 2018

Not to be confused with the Golden Boot, the Golden Ball is awarded to the tournament's best player. Lionel Messi won it under controversial circumstances in Brazil. When he disappeared in the later matches, many felt the award should have…

Premier League
Manchester City's Squad Review: Who stays or goes in midfield
15:00 Monday 4th June 2018

Manchester City scored the Premier League's highest goal tally in history this season. The Citizens' midfield played a major part. Pep Guardiola created a powerful force in the middle of the pitch, one which provided for the forwards,…

Premier League
Everton 1-3 Manchester City: three stand-out performers
08:00 Sunday 1st April 2018

The champions-elect travelled west to face Sam Allardyce's Evertonians at Goodison Park. Since Ronald Koeman was given his marching papers in October, Allardyce has steered a wayward Toffees ship using resolute defending and pace down the…

Champions League
Why Manchester City can win the Champions League
17:00 Monday 26th March 2018

When Pep Guardiola gets his teams going they become very hard to stop. It happened at Barcelona and Bayern Munich to some extent. He won the Champions League trophy twice in his four-year spell at the Catalan giants, but failed to win…

International
International Friendlies: Germany v Spain: A Combined XI
13:25 Friday 23rd March 2018

Germany and Spain are set to meet tonight at the Dusseldorf’s ESPRIT Stadium. The two most likely favourites to win the World Cup later in the year face each other to begin preparations for the same. Joachim Low’s side has a better…

Opinion
Remaining true to his philosophy has helped Pep Guardiola at Manchester City
10:00 Thursday 14th December 2017

When Pep Guardiola arrived in England 17 months ago, it was supposed to mark the start of something special. A new football never seen on English shores. The Catalan legend was famed the world over for the way his teams set up. His…

Opinion
Manchester City: variety and vibrancy the key to goalscoring success
10:00 Wednesday 27th September 2017

Manchester City have scored 21 goals in just six Premier League games. In their last three, they have scored 16 goals and created 66 chances, at an average of 22 per 90 minutes. The potency and productivity of their attack is record-setting,…

Premier League
Premier League: 8 biggest stats from matchday 6
15:00 Tuesday 26th September 2017

The Manchester clubs continued their ruthless onslaught on the Premier League with convincing wins at the weekend. While United was forced to delve deeper at Southampton, neighbours, City, strolled pass helpless Crystal Palace. It was equally…