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Premier League
Kevin de Bruyne health key to Manchester City's title defence
12:00 Monday 22nd April 2019

Manchester City’s back-to-back victories at the Etihad against Tottenham Hotspur left a bittersweet taste. Elimination from the Champions League quarterfinals in the first wasn't compensated by sending the Premier League title…

Premier League
Alphabet Soup: Should VVD be PFA POTY?
21:25 Thursday 11th April 2019

With four games remaining in their season, Liverpool hold a two-point advantage over Manchester City, who have five to play. In short, even if the Reds run the table, City must drop points for the Merseysiders to finally claim the crown in…

Opinion
Will racism ever stop in football?
17:00 Friday 29th March 2019

Of late, racism seems to be gaining momentum in football. England players were racially abused during their Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro. It isn't the first time for many. Raheem Sterling is just the most recent. Despite…

Premier League
Raheem Sterling matures; silences critics
12:00 Wednesday 27th March 2019

Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling raised his game to another level on both stages in 2018/19. Pleasantly, he's also raised his game off the pitch. Ever since he forced his way out of Liverpool when just 20-years-old,…

Champions League
Job one for Guardiola: Don't let Schalke romp go to players' heads
12:00 Thursday 14th March 2019

Pep Guardiola described Manchester City as teenagers in the Champions League. Managers play mind games to motivate players but they can also be brutally honest. Whichever it was in this case, the Sky Blues remain outsiders in the competition…

Managerial News
Guardiola can stay positive while developing a Plan B
12:00 Saturday 2nd March 2019

The Premier League enters the 2018/19 lightning round. Only ten games remain for most teams. Preoccupied with FA Cup action, Chelsea and Brighton each have 11. Rumour has it they will play each other to fall back in line with everyone else.…

Premier League
Can wounded Manchester City get back on track against Everton?
09:00 Saturday 15th December 2018

The Etihad Stadium has not been the best place for a visiting team to secure three points in recent times. The last visitor to win there was Manchester United in last season's Manchester Derby. With City coming off their first…

Premier League
Why it's time to admit Raheem Sterling is world class
12:00 Tuesday 27th November 2018

Tell the average Premier League fan that Raheem Sterling is world class and it will be met with derision. The Manchester City winger splits opinion. Most doubt his quality, as they do with players such as Romelu Lukaku and Mesut Ozil.…

Opinion
Raheem Sterling: So good, so bad
12:00 Friday 16th November 2018

Not since the days of Mario Balotelli at Manchester City has controversy trailed a player in England like it now does Raheem Sterling. The 23-year-old is fast becoming a figure some parts of the media love to hate. Whatever Sterling does, there…

Premier League
Chelsea or Liverpool: Who is Manchester City's biggest threat?
12:00 Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Manchester City brushed aside every opponent last season, as a Pep Guardiola masterclass took England by storm. When a club loses just two games in a whole league campaign, wins the league with a record-breaking 100 points, it has to be acknowledged…

Premier League
Can Raheem Sterling build on his early success to quiet critics
15:00 Wednesday 15th August 2018

Raheem Sterling has endured a rather turbulent summer. Going to the World Cup provides an opportunity for every player to file out for his country as the fans back their heroes to achieve success. England did have a good run in the tournament…

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…

World Cup
Is Gareth Southgate too predictable to halt Croatia?
09:30 Tuesday 10th July 2018

Gareth Southgate has done more than inspire his players. He has started a revolution. I have no idea how long it will last, however. For the first time in this tournament, Southgate and England will face a real test when they take the pitch…

World Cup
World Cup Group G: Tunisia represents first opportunity for Southgate, England to prove it's a new era
12:30 Monday 18th June 2018

With the tournament now well underway, we look forward towards England and Tunisia's introductory match in Group G. The game will be taking place at the Volgograd Arena. This stadia was built purposely for the tournament, holding a 44,000…

Premier League
Manchester City's Squad Review: Who stays or goes in attack?
15:00 Thursday 14th June 2018

Manchester City’s forward lineup is the envy of the entire Premier League, if not the continent. Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus, Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling plundered 84 goals in all competitions between them this season. The quartet…