- Sun Sep 17 10:30 PM
The manager explains what Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker
and Danilo have brought and how it enables the short passes in the middle he wants them to play Jaws dropped and heads shook when Manchester City spent around £130m on three full-backs this summer. In financial terms that sum meant little to C...
- Sun Sep 17 8:29 PM
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- Sat Sep 16 9:03 PM
Pep Guardiola was 'delighted' with his Manchester City side after watching them demolish Watford 6-0 at Vicarage Road. His counterpart, Marco Silva, insisted that the game would be a useful one for his team to analyse and learn from. City's win, which included a hat-trick for Sergio Agüero, has s...
- Sat Sep 16 8:07 PM
• Manchester City ‘have good balance, good players and good spirit’ • Guardiola describes hat-trick star Sergio Agüero as ‘a legend’ after 6-0 win A jubilant Pep Guardiola believes his Manchester City side are much better than last season after watching his team thrash Watford 6-0 and go top of t...
- Sat Sep 16 5:11 PM
The ironic cheers from the home fans when the home side belatedly decided to see if Joe Hart
was still awake summed up the hopeless lack of entertainment here. It reflected poorly on West Bromwich Albion that Hal Robson-Kanu’s tame header was one of their better chances on a dull, grey afternoon,...
- Sat Sep 16 5:10 PM
Jason Donovan and China Crisis are performing in Hertfordshire soon but the only nod to 1980s nostalgia that Marco Silva was interested in making here was to return Watford to the top of the English football chart for the first time since 1982. Almost 35 years ago to the day Luther Blissett score...
- Fri Sep 15 7:36 PM
The West Bromwich Albion midfielder is set for his 632nd Premier League game on Saturday which would move him level with the record of Ryan Giggs Gareth Barry
will equal the Premier League appearance record held by Ryan Giggs
on Saturday should he feature for West Bromwich Albion against West Ham...
- Fri Sep 15 9:00 AM
Can Roy Hodgson’s meat and potatoes approach nourish Palace, will Alexis Sánchez regain centre stage for Arsenal and might Watford go top? Following the fiasco of Frank de Boer’s short reign at Selhurst Park, Roy Hodgson takes charge of a Crystal Palace team who have already suffered four scorele...
- Thu Sep 14 10:29 PM
• ‘Next time I will get the ball before him, ’ insists Liverpool forward • Mané says Philippe Coutinho return will help his game after suspension Sadio Mané has expressed regret for colliding with Ederson’s face at Manchester City but insisted he would not change his playing style as a result of...
- Thu Sep 14 12:28 PM
Mauricio Pochettino hopes people will stop talking about the Wembley ‘hoodoo’ after Tottenham beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 in their Champions League opening match on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp denies he played a part in the sending-off of Sevilla head coach Eduardo Berizzo...
- Wed Sep 13 9:41 PM
This was a handsome victory for a Manchester City side given scant resistance from Feyenoord. Pep Guardiola’s team will face greater challenges in the competition but for now they deserve to enjoy a job done very impressively here. This win in City’s Group F opener featured a supreme display of a...
- Wed Sep 13 7:07 PM
Live updates from the 7.45pm kick-off Liverpool v Sevilla – live! Feyenoord v Manchester City – live! Email Jacob here with your thoughts, or Tweet him here 7.07pm BST Mario Gotze is on the bench. When Borussia Dortmund got to the Champions League final in 2013, the big story was that he missed o...
- Wed Sep 13 6:45 PM
Live updates from the 7.45pm BST kick-off Email Nick here or Tweet him here , if you fancy Live scoreboard: all the latest from Wednesday’s matches 6.40pm BST Here we go, then. Manchester City, who are definitely not contenders at all for a competition that it would be daft to imagine them winnin...
- Tue Sep 12 7:52 PM
• Manager says his developing side ‘are not dreaming’ before Feyenoord test • Ederson takes place in squad despite face injury sustained against Liverpool Pep Guardiola admits he does not know if Manchester City can win the Champions League as his side are still in the “process of growing”. The m...
- Tue Sep 12 1:14 PM
We asked fans from across Europe how their clubs would fare this season. Only one fan is expecting his team to win it Prediction: Group stage Related: MCN to LOL: the new super forward lines set to dominate the Champions League Related: Nice and Seri refocus after tumultuous transfer window to le...
- Tue Sep 12 12:00 PM
PSG have added Neymar and Kylian Mbappé to create a frightening strike force that ranks highest in our best attacking lineups in this year’s Champions League When Paris Saint-Germain signed Neymar from Barcelona for £198m this summer they not only broke the transfer record but also destroyed one...
- Mon Sep 11 6:36 PM
• Mané sent off after high boot in challenge with Manchester City’s Ederson • Forward is set to miss two league games and Carabao Cup fixture Liverpool are set to appeal the length of Sadio Mané’s three-match ban for his dismissal against Manchester City. Mané was sent off for raising his foot in...
- Mon Sep 11 9:18 AM
Today’s tittle-tattle could have it all, my empire of dirt With Vincent Kompany
’s run of rotten luck with injuries showing no sign of abating, Nicolás Otamendi looking a total liability and Jonnny Evans still playing for West Bromwich Albion, Manchester City will attempt to lure Toby Alderweireld...
- Mon Sep 11 8:34 AM
Brighton provide perfect response, Everton are embarrassed, Liverpool have concerns beyond defence and Rafael
Benítez sees progress from afar Eddie Howe has worked wonders in overseeing Bournemouth’s exhilarating rise but his present task looks rather less attractive. They have yet to win a point...