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Premier League
Pep Guardiola keeping his enemies closer
08:00 Thursday 14th February 2019

Pep Guardiola has the annoying habit of praising opposing managers who attempt to play on the front foot against Manchester City and get waxed for their trouble. Last season, City dusted off Arsenal 3-0 twice in the space of four days. In his…

Premier League
Benjamin Mendy returns: A title race boost for Manchester City?
12:00 Saturday 26th January 2019

Despite the lauded squad depth at Pep Guardiola’s disposal, the Catalan lacks a suitable replacement at two positions; defensive midfield and leftback. While Fernandinho’s importance to the team has been shouted from the rooftops,…

Transfers
Is Allan Fernandinho's heir at Manchester City?
08:00 Thursday 24th January 2019

The transfer clock is ticking on Manchester City. The Citizens must shop for a central midfielder or endure an entire campaign banking on the frail, fading Fernandinho. Napoli Brazilian midfielder Allan has all his countryman's traits while…

Champions League
What must Manchester City do to end European woes?
12:00 Tuesday 10th July 2018

Manchester City had what is widely considered their best season ever last term. With the magical Pep Guardiola in charge, that was to be expected. His reputation preceded him. Still, nothing the Catalan did changed the club's fortunes on…

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
8 surprise omissions from the PFA Premier League Team of the Year
15:00 Thursday 19th April 2018

The latest PFA Premier League Team of the Year has some shocking exclusions. Although five Manchester City players, along with Tottenham's Christian Eriksen and Man United's David de Gea, all deservedly made the cut, others were unfairly…

Champions League
Manchester City 1-2 Liverpool: Top Three Performers
08:00 Wednesday 11th April 2018

Manchester City scored an early goal, but couldn’t hold onto the lead after a Leroy Sane goal near the full-time first-half whistle was incorrectly ruled offside. James Milner had played the ball back to the City winger. Pep Guardiola…

Premier League
The unheralded Premier League stars so far
12:30 Thursday 21st December 2017

Everybody loves attacking players. They receive all the encomiums for getting on the scoresheet and creating too. But meanwhile, at the other end of the pitch, other players work their socks off just for the good of the team. More often than…

Premier League
Manchester Derby: United and City's combined XI
19:35 Saturday 9th December 2017

Sunday's Premier League action includes the two heavyweights from Manchester facing off at Old Trafford. A United victory is crucial to the Red Devils hopes for challenging City in the title race. Defeat all but sows up the Premier…

Opinion
Does Fernandinho deserve a new deal at Manchester City?
10:30 Tuesday 26th September 2017

If there is a lesson to be learnt from the recent transfer window, it is that the world's top clubs should avoid letting players enter into the final year of their contract to prevent a player from leaving for free the following season. The…

Opinion
The three best defensive-minded midfielders in the Premier League this season
16:30 Friday 24th February 2017

Continuing on with our series, we're turning our attentions to the best defensive midfielders in the country. Their job is to protect the back four and not let the opposing attackers dominate the midfield battle, which in my opinion, is the…

Opinion
Sergio Agüero set to miss the Arsenal clash
17:00 Tuesday 6th December 2016

The Football Association have confirmed Manchester City's star striker Sergio Agüero will serve a four-match ban starting immediately, barring an appeal. Sergio Agüero (28) has been given the suspension for his red card worthy tackle on David…

Opinion
Aguero or Fernandinho: Who will Manchester City miss more?
10:00 Tuesday 6th December 2016

South American duo, Sergio Aguero, and Fernandinho have been handed four and three game bans respectively by the FA following their red cards in Manchester City's 3-1 home defeat to Chelsea on Saturday. Aguero's studs-up lunge on David Luiz…

Opinion
Brazil vs Argentina: Who features in our Super Clasico combined XI?
16:29 Thursday 10th November 2016

The Super Clasico is one of those matches that's guaranteed to raise the hairs on the back of your neck, just at the prospect of seeing those iconic yellow jerseys face their rivals in blue and white.  To reel off a list of the magnificent…

Opinion
Top 5 defensive midfielders in the 2016/17 Premier League season
14:00 Monday 31st October 2016

You know where a football match is won from? Deep in the centre of midfield. The team who can hold it together better in the middle is much more likely to go home victorious.  If both teams have a water-tight central midfield, that game is…