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Premier League
''Twice!''
08:00 Monday 11th November 2019

He won’t but I hope Jose Mourinho decides to remain in the Sky Studio rather than find a new club to manage. He still plays head games now and then, slipping in sly digs at former rivals, but is far more direct and honest when analysing…

Premier League
Can Laporte injury help Manchester City?
17:01 Thursday 5th September 2019

Manchester City have enjoyed anything but an inauspicious start to their Premier League title defence. They’re unbeaten and should’ve been leading the table; but for a VAR intervention against Tottenham Hotspur. However,…

Managerial News
Is Vincent Kompany's managerial career over already?
09:00 Sunday 25th August 2019

It was a fitting end to a magnificent career at Manchester City when Vincent Kompany helped secure the domestic treble last season. Despite being offered a one-year contract extension, the Belgian chose to call time on his…

Premier League
Will central defence cost Manchester City the title?
17:00 Tuesday 20th August 2019

Back-to-back Premier League champions, Manchester City secured the title by 19 points in 2017/18 and a narrow one point last season. Pep Guardiola’s team is predominantly built on a free-flowing, devastating attack yet defensive competence…

Premier League
Is John Stones ready to step up at Manchester City?
12:01 Thursday 25th July 2019

When Leicester City visited the Etihad Stadium to face Manchester City in May, it was a do-or-die affair for the home side. A resurgent Leicester under Brendan Rodgers had become a thorn in the flesh of the big six. But having also shocked…

Managerial News
What can we expect from Anderlecht player-manager Vincent Kompany?
09:00 Sunday 14th July 2019

Player-managers are usually a sight to behold. Because it’s odd to see a manager barking tactical orders while fully kitted and ready to hop on the pitch and play. Although they’re a rarity, we’ve witnessed them a number of…

Premier League
How will Manchester City spend their summer?
15:00 Sunday 9th June 2019

Manchester City is fresh from securing a domestic treble. A quadruple if counting the Community Shield. After strolling to last season’s Premier League title, finishing with a 19-point advantage, the Citizens had to show greater resolve…

Premier League
How can Premier League referees improve next term?
17:00 Friday 3rd May 2019

While some prefer La Liga, no one will argue that Premier League play isn't top quality. The same can't be said for the officiating. Condemnation is so widespread that FIFA did not select an English match official for the recently…

Football
Is a strong captain important in modern football?
12:00 Friday 5th October 2018

Leaders and motivators are tasked with picking up and dusting off their teams. Captaining a football club was once a pivotal position that seems to have lost its significance. The position remains important; contemporary players don't…

Premier League
Manchester City's Squad Review: Who stays or goes in defence
15:00 Saturday 2nd June 2018

Manchester City had the best defence in the Premier League this season. In 38 matches, they conceded only 28 times. Praise was attributed largely to the rapid pressing once they lost the ball. However, the Citizens' back four did a…

Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur 1-3 Manchester City: Three talking points
08:00 Sunday 15th April 2018

Manchester City travelled to London to face Tottenham Hotspur in an unusually late Saturday evening Premier League kickoff. Not much was expected from Pep Guardiola's group, a very rare occurrence this season. Rightfully, they…

Premier League
Manchester City vulnerability at the back exposed
08:30 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Celebrations were halted at the Etihad Stadium immediately when Chris Smalling scored the goal that turned out to be the winner for Manchester United Saturday. That was after Paul Pogba had scored twice in two minutes to drag United…

Premier League
Who are the most intelligent footballers in the Premier League?
12:00 Sunday 1st April 2018

The tag ‘footballer’ often comes with the unintelligent stereotype; that some players don’t warrant. While it makes sense to follow your footballing career rather than pursuing other interests, some Premier League players…

World Cup
Can Belgium win the World Cup?
08:00 Saturday 31st March 2018

For the past two World Cup cycles we've heard how good Belgium are. This is their golden generation. There are world-class players throughout the lineup, perhaps even on the bench. So, maybe it's true, but Marc Wilmots wasn't able…

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…