- Mon Oct 22 10:31 PM
Pep Guardiola has said he doesn't feel Manchester City are ready to win the Champions League. Speaking ahead of his team's match against Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday, Guardiola said "something special" was missing from the club's bid to conquer Europe. Manchester City thrashed Burnley 5-0 to lead...
- Mon Oct 22 10:30 PM
• Manager implies fans lack enthusiasm for Champions League • Shakhtar Donetsk to present City with formidable task As the plane carrying Manchester City flew east towards the fringes of what is fast becoming Europe’s forgotten war, Pep Guardiola was on a mission to avoid seeing his side pushed t...
- Mon Oct 22 8:12 AM
Woefully leaky Fulham are on course to concede 100 goals, and is it nearly time for Álvaro Morata and Chelsea to part ways? On the eve of the new season Slavisa Jokanovic said Fulham “don’t have to change much but we need to be intelligent. We need to grow up.” Two months down the line and either...
- Sun Oct 21 8:08 PM
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- Sat Oct 20 5:02 PM
was an unused substitute in this game, granted a rest after rediscovering his scoring touch with England. It might not do him any harm to realise how well Manchester City can operate without him, especially against sides as limited as Burnley. With Pep Guardiola sending on his oth...
- Fri Oct 19 3:48 PM
Kevin De Bruyne is back in contention following a serious knee injury which is hardly what Burnley want to hear as they arrive at a venue where domestic opponents can be torn apart. Sean Dyche’s side are 12 points worse off than the leaders so, as always at the Etihad Stadium, the contest may hin...
- Fri Oct 19 3:10 PM
• He might not be ready to play 90 minutes, City manager adds • Ilkay Gündogan is still injured but Fabian Delph
is fit again Pep Guardiola has confirmed Kevin De Bruyne is ready to make his Manchester City comeback, after a two-month absence, against Burnley on Saturday. The Belgium midfielder h...
- Fri Oct 19 12:01 AM
José Mourinho will want to make a point at Stamford Bridge while Chris Hughton returns to a chaotic St James’s Park In Manchester United’s last match, against Newcastle , José Mourinho demonstrated some of the audacity with which he made his name. He made a tactical substitution after 19 minutes,...
- Thu Oct 18 3:00 PM
The Manchester City forward looked almost carefree in Spain and Gareth Southgate’s team need to keep this up England delivered an impressive display against Spain on Monday and it was kickstarted by an impressive opening goal from Raheem Sterling
. I was delighted for him. Few, if any, players hav...
- Thu Oct 18 2:37 PM
Thierry Henry says Pep Guardiola will provide the 'reference' for him as he begins his managerial career at Monaco. The France and Arsenal legend starts his 'dream job' with a trip to Strasbourg in Ligue 1 on Saturday. 'This club will always have a big place in my heart, ' Henry told reporters...
- Wed Oct 17 8:33 AM
Today’s rumours have got the oven gloves out Manchester City will have been delighted to see their man Raheem Sterling
silence his England doubters by breaking his international goalscoring drought the other night . The only problem is, having done so in Spain, his superb performance was staged r...
- Tue Oct 16 9:21 AM
Today’s piffle is blinding you with its brilliance Pep Guardiola has seen the future of football – and it’s orange! Actually, it’s usually red and white but it has worn orange three times, for the resurgent Netherlands, and goes by the name of Frenkie de Jong . The jinky playmaker has got Manches...