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Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 11:51 PM
Antonio Conte reiterated that he prefers to tell "the truth rather than a good lie" about Chelsea's chances of catching Manchester City in
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 10:39 PM
MANCHESTER -- Pep Guardiola has apologised to Manchester United if the club were offended by his team's celebrations following Man City's
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 10:39 PM
MANCHESTER -- Jose Mourinho says he is certain his Manchester United players did nothing wrong during the confrontation with Manchester City
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 8:20 PM
Pep Guardiola says he encouraged his players to celebrate their Manchester derby win, but insists they did it in the changing rooms. With the first Manchester derby of the season set in the books, Stewart Robson reviews the match and the exact moment Manchester City took the win. With the applaus...
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 5:11 PM
ESPN FC's Mark Ogden and Man City correspondent Jonathan Smith assess City's chances of finishing the Premier League season unbeaten. Man City's Raheem Sterling talks to ESPN FC about the Manchester derby, Pep Guardiola's tactics and much more. Craig Burley compares Manchester United to a small c...
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 4:05 PM
The ESPN FC guys discuss how much credit David Moyes is due following West Ham's 1-0 victory over Chelsea. David Moyes has assured Joe Hart he will get games at West Ham, but warned the goalkeeper: "It's not my job to pick the England team.'' Hart's World Cup hopes are in jeopardy after Moyes dro...
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 3:55 PM
Pep Guardiola says he encouraged his players to celebrate their Manchester derby win, but insists they did it in the changing rooms.
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 3:18 PM
Ross Dyer and Craig Burley evaluate Tottenham's chances of knocking out Juventus in the last 16 of the Champions League. Manchester City are a fine team. They deserve their double-digit lead at the top of the Premier League. As the half-way mark of the campaign approaches, Pep Guardiola's team re...
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 2:25 PM
Jose Mourinho has said the scenes that followed Manchester United's derby defeat to Manchester City on Sunday was down to
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 2:12 PM
Manchester City will not be prevented from playing music in their dressing room at Swansea on Wednesday night, despite reports of the ugly
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 1:56 PM
Craig Burley compares Manchester United to a small club playing a giant in the FA Cup in their loss to Manchester City. The Exploding Heads wrap up a wild matchday 16 in England with Premier League in 90 seconds (plus stoppages). Man City capitalized on two errors from rivals Man United to earn a...
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 12:25 PM
ESPN FC's Craig Burley has criticised Jose Mourinho for his approach against Manchester City. Louis van Gaal has accused Jose Mourinho of playing more boring football than he did as manager of Manchester United. It is an opportune time for the Dutchman to speak up, after Mourinho's United were di...
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 11:04 AM
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger believes West Ham will be confident after their performances against Chelsea and Manchester City.
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 10:13 AM
Anderlecht captured their first points in Group B thanks to an own goal from Celtic centre-back Jozo Simunovic. Anderlecht captured their first points in Group B thanks to an own goal from Celtic centre-back Jozo Simunovic. Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has said he was close to joining Roberto M...
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 8:48 AM
Craig Burley compares Manchester United to a small club playing a giant in the FA Cup in their loss to Manchester City. Manchester United are reportedly tracking Lazio's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, with his family already having ties to the Premier League club. Few would be aware that his younger br...
Soccernet - Tue Dec 12 2:24 AM
Antonio Conte admits Chelsea's target is now to make sure they finish in the top four after falling 14 points behind leaders Man City.
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 11:22 PM
Craig Burley compares Manchester United to a small club playing a giant in the FA Cup in their loss to Manchester City.
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 11:00 PM
ESPN FC's Mark Ogden and Man City correspondent Jonathan Smith assess City's chances of finishing the Premier League season unbeaten. MANCHESTER -- Manchester City showed their strength of character in the style they beat United in the Manchester derby, according to midfielder Ilkay Gundogan. Sec...
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 9:32 PM
Jose Mourinho bemoans referee Michael Oliver's decision to not award Man United a penalty in their loss to Man City. Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has said that his successor at Old Trafford Jose Mourinho coaches "far more boring football" than the Dutch manager was accused of p...
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 8:41 PM
The Football Association has written to Manchester United and Manchester City to seek their observations over the tunnel bust-up at the end
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 6:11 PM
Stewart Robson joins Alison Bender to assess the chances of the five English teams in the UCL round of 16. Director of football Txiki Begiristain insisted Manchester City will "have to be careful" after being drawn against Basel in the Champions League round of 16. It will be City's first meeting...
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 5:16 PM
It was, perhaps, the last realistic chance to begin to derail the Pep Guardiola Express. But Manchester City's 2-1 win at Old Trafford means their lead is up to 11 points, more than the league leaders in any of Europe's top leagues. The fact that the chasing pack, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal,...
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 4:53 PM
The Exploding Heads wrap up a wild matchday 16 in England with Premier League in 90 seconds (plus stoppages). Manchester United and Manchester City are not the first clubs to engage in a bust-up in the tunnel at the end of a game. Some even manage to do so before the whistle has been blown. Here...
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 3:55 PM
With the first Manchester derby of the season set in the books, Stewart Robson reviews the match and the exact moment Manchester City took the win.
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 1:19 PM
ESPN FC's Mark Ogden and Man City correspondent Jonathan Smith assess City's chances of finishing the Premier League season unbeaten. Manchester City's 2-1 victory in the Manchester derby saw them equal Arsenal's record of most successive victories in the Premier League. The Gunners set the recor...
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 11:44 AM
The Football Association has written to Manchester United and Manchester City to seek their observations over the tunnel bust-up at the end
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 11:26 AM
Neymar and PSG will take on Real Madrid, while Chelsea face Barcelona. Tottenham were handed a tie against Juventus, Man United drew Sevilla, Man City take on FC Basel and Liverpool will play FC Porto. Read »
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 10:31 AM
Janusz Michallik and Mark Donaldson delve into the finer points of Man City's derby win and its impact on the title race. ESPN FC's Mark Ogden and Man City correspondent Jonathan Smith assess City's chances of finishing the Premier League season unbeaten. Man City capitalized on two errors from r...
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 10:03 AM
Manchester City's ability to beat their Premier League title rivals has enabled them to build a formidable lead at the top of the table,
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 9:22 AM
The Football Association will wait to receive referee Michael Oliver's report from Sunday's Manchester derby at Old Trafford before deciding
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 5:41 AM
Jurgen Klopp rips into a reporter about the referee's decision to award Everton a penalty in the Merseyside derby. Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp was annoyed with the decision to award Everton a penalty as Liverpool drew 1-1 in the Merseyside derby. Could the weekend have gone any better for Pep Guardi...
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 12:24 AM
MANCHESTER -- Manchester United and Manchester City players were involved in a tunnel bust-up following Sunday's derby, sources have told ESPN
Soccernet - Mon Dec 11 12:12 AM
Jose Mourinho laments Man United's defensive breakdowns that allowed Man City to score twice at Old Trafford.
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 11:31 PM
Pep Guardiola delights in Manchester City's 14-match winning streak, but cautions that his side have a tough stretch ahead.
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 11:31 PM
Jose Mourinho bemoans referee Michael Oliver's decision to not award Man United a penalty in their loss to Man City.
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 10:33 PM
ESPN FC's Mark Ogden and Man City correspondent Jonathan Smith assess City's chances of finishing the Premier League season unbeaten.
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 9:49 PM
Janusz Michallik and Mark Donaldson delve into the finer points of Man City's derby win and its impact on the title race. Relive all the goals from a snowy weekend in the Premier League, including another stunner from Mo Salah. After each round of Premier League fixtures, ESPN FC brings you its T...
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 8:36 PM
MANCHESTER, England -- It was at Manchester United that Arsenal's "Invincibles" came closest to suffering the defeat that would have denied
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 8:14 PM
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho claimed his side were denied a "clear penalty" as they lost 2-1 to Manchester City. Goals
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 8:11 PM
Man City capitalized on two errors from rivals Man United to earn an away win and move 11 points clear in the Premier League. Janusz Michallik and Mark Donaldson delve into the finer points of Man City's derby win and its impact on the title race. Fabian Delph and Kevin De Bruyne savour City's re...
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 7:59 PM
Man City capitalized on two errors from rivals Man United to earn an away win and move 11 points clear in the Premier League. Man City capitalized on two errors from rivals Man United to earn an away win and move 11 points clear in the Premier League. This was a scoreline which did not reflect th...
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 7:47 PM
Janusz Michallik and Mark Donaldson delve into the finer points of Man City's derby win and its impact on the title race.
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 7:30 PM
Man City capitalized on two errors from rivals Man United to earn an away win and move 11 points clear in the Premier League. Manchester City equalled the Premier League's record winning run of 14 games by beating Manchester United 2-1 on Sunday. Pep Guardiola's streak started at the end of Augus...
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 7:23 PM
Man City capitalized on two errors from rivals Man United to earn an away win and move 11 points clear in the Premier League. Man City capitalized on two errors from rivals Man United to earn an away win and move 11 points clear in the Premier League. Fabian Delph and Kevin De Bruyne savour City'...
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 6:44 PM
Manchester City extended their run of consecutive Premier League wins to 14 -- equalling Arsenal's record -- with a 2-1
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 6:28 PM
Man City capitalized on two errors from rivals Man United to earn an away win and move 11 points clear in the Premier League.
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 6:28 PM
Victory in the Manchester derby means Man City lead the league by 11 points. Nicolas Otamendi's second-half goal gave Pep Guardiola's side a deserved win over a United side that badly missed the banned Paul Pogba. Mark Ogden »
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 6:23 PM
Manchester City extended their run of consecutive Premier League wins to 14 -- equalling Arsenal's record -- with a 2-1 victory over
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 6:17 PM
English Premier League: Ederson (85') Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 5:46 PM
English Premier League: Nicolas Otamendi (54') Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 5:19 PM
English Premier League: Marcus Rashford (45+2') Manchester United 1-1 Manchester City
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 5:14 PM
English Premier League: David Silva (43') Manchester United 0-1 Manchester City
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 3:59 PM
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho picked an attacking lineup featuring Romelu Lukaku, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Jesse
Soccernet - Sun Dec 10 2:43 AM
Manchester City are prone to committing a "tactical foul, " according to Jose Mourinho. On the eve of Sunday's Manchester derby, United boss Mourinho
Soccernet - Sat Dec 9 11:15 PM
Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling says he relishes being targeted by the boo boys because it drives him on to play even
Soccernet - Sat Dec 9 11:15 PM
MANCHESTER -- Pep Guardiola says he cannot remember Sir Alex Ferguson talking to him about the Manchester United manger's job, but adds it
Soccernet - Sat Dec 9 11:15 PM
Raheem Sterling doesn't want to give Manchester United any confidence that they can overhaul Manchester City's lead when they meet for
Soccernet - Sat Dec 9 11:15 PM
Raheem Sterling came close to a league title but fell short with Liverpool. Now, his stunning form and crucial late goals are helping his new club build a significant Premier League lead, something he doesn't want to let slip. Read »
Soccernet - Sat Dec 9 4:38 PM
Marko Arnautovic's 6th minute strike against Chelsea was enough to give David Moyes his first win as West Ham manager. Marko Arnautovic's 6th-minute strike against Chelsea was enough to give David Moyes his first win as West Ham manager. David Moyes revels in West Ham's win over Chelsea and highl...
Soccernet - Sat Dec 9 9:41 AM
Stewart Robson weighs in on the tactics Jose Mourinho will employ against Manchester City at Old Trafford. Alison Bender previews the Manchester derby as Manchester United prepare to host Manchester City at Old Trafford. Alexis Nunes and Stevie Nicol square off in predicting every Premier League...
Soccernet - Sat Dec 9 9:30 AM
Alison Bender previews the Manchester derby as Manchester United prepare to host Manchester City at Old Trafford. Stewart Robson weighs in on the tactics Jose Mourinho will employ against Manchester City at Old Trafford. Manchester City and Manchester United occupy the top two spots in the Premie...
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 11:32 PM
Former West Ham goalkeeper Shaka Hislop says that while Joe Hart isn't responsible for much of the Hammers' woes, he also hasn't helped. David Moyes has no plans to cancel Joe Hart's loan deal in January even if the goalkeeper is stuck on the bench. Hart is set to be dropped for West Ham's home g...
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 11:32 PM
The FC panel react to Craig Burley's argument contending Man United supporters won't care how Mourinho & Co. go about their business against Man City.
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 10:38 PM
MANCHESTER -- Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has told derby referee Michael Oliver to watch out for Manchester City players diving
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 9:46 PM
Stewart Robson weighs in on the tactics Jose Mourinho will employ against Manchester City at Old Trafford. Alison Bender previews the Manchester derby as Manchester United prepare to host Manchester City at Old Trafford. Throughout Jose Mourinho's varied experiences abroad as a manager, from FC P...
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 4:27 PM
Pep Guardiola confirmed David Silva will face Manchester United despite initially suggesting the midfielder was a doubt.
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 4:19 PM
MANCHESTER -- David Silva has been passed fit for the Manchester derby but Pep Guardiola faces an anxious wait on Vincent Kompany and Fabian
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 3:36 PM
Former West Ham goalkeeper Shaka Hislop says that while Joe Hart isn't responsible for much of the Hammers' woes, he also hasn't helped. West Ham boss David Moyes looks set to drop Joe Hart, putting the England goalkeeper's World Cup ambitions in jeopardy. Hart's form for West Ham has been unconv...
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 2:41 PM
MANCHESTER -- Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Phil Jones are available to face Manchester City in Sunday's derby, while Marouane Fellaini will be given as much time
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 11:47 AM
Former Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given believes City can continue their unbeaten start until the end of the season.
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 9:34 AM
David De Gea has warned Manchester City they will face a confident and in-form Manchester United side this weekend. All the questions
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 9:11 AM
Alison Bender previews the Manchester derby as Manchester United prepare to host Manchester City at Old Trafford. The sheer paranoia, fuss and aggressive energy that goes into them is quite something. And that's just in the days leading up to a domestic derby. In the space of a few hours Sunday,...
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 9:00 AM
Jose Mourinho has questioned Pep Guardiola's honesty over David Silva's injury. Alex Shaw previews this week's Premier League action and highlights five key storylines in this edition of W2W4. 1. Manchester derby a potential season-definer What really happens when an unstoppable force meets an im...
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 9:00 AM
ESPN's Shaka Hislop talks about the goalkeepers on the ESPN FC 100 list and also gives us his top 10. Jose Mourinho joked that David De Gea is the third best goalkeeper in his squad ahead of champions league tie with CSKA Moscow. It was Ederson's mistake when conceding the second goal in Manchest...
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 12:42 AM
Stewart Robson offers a solution for Manchester City to be more dominant against teams that want to play deep in their own half. Craig Burley shares his thoughts on whether or not Pep Guardiola is playing mind games with Jose Mourinho on David Silva's fitness. All change! The long-time leaders pa...
Soccernet - Fri Dec 8 12:42 AM
Stewart Robson weighs in on the tactics Jose Mourinho will employ against Manchester City at Old Trafford. Fernandinho expects Manchester United to feel the absence of Paul Pogba in this weekend's derby against Manchester City. The influential Pogba, United's record signing, is out of Sunday's cl...
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 11:36 PM
Stewart Robson weighs in on the tactics Jose Mourinho will employ against Manchester City at Old Trafford.
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 11:36 PM
Former West Ham goalkeeper Shaka Hislop says that while Joe Hart isn't responsible for much of the Hammers' woes, he also hasn't helped.
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 10:45 PM
Pep Guardiola, not Jose Mourinho, is playing football better suited to Manchester United's traditions. And if Manchester City win the
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 8:55 PM
Alison Bender previews the Manchester derby as Manchester United prepare to host Manchester City at Old Trafford. The Manchester derby of 2012 was probably the most important since 1968. Like now, United needed to avoid defeat. In both those years both clubs were going for the league title and on...
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 7:17 PM
Alison Bender previews the Manchester derby as Manchester United prepare to host Manchester City at Old Trafford. Whether met by blessed relief or reluctant acceptance, Manchester City's long winning run has at last been ended with a 2-1 defeat in the freezing cold of Kharkiv, Ukraine to a sprigh...
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 6:27 PM
Alison Bender previews the Manchester derby as Manchester United prepare to host Manchester City at Old Trafford. Despite the calendar reading December, there are just seven days to save the title race. A single week will either slow Manchester City down or turn the Premier League into a processi...
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 4:57 PM
Manchester City have been refused access to film in the away dressing room at Old Trafford during this weekend's Manchester derby, according
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 4:42 PM
Alison Bender previews the Manchester derby as Manchester United prepare to host Manchester City at Old Trafford.
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 4:31 PM
Manchester City have been refused access to film in the away dressing room at Old Trafford during this weekend's Manchester derby, the Press
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 11:49 AM
Jose Mourinho takes a dig at Manchester City injury 'stories'. Former Arsenal defender Sol Campbell feels Arsenal need to spend big on a few defensive players to keep up with the Premier League's best. Arsene Wenger insists there were no mind games that Alexandre Lacazette might not feature versu...
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 10:59 AM
Jose Mourinho takes a dig at Manchester City injury 'stories'. At what point does a balance of power truly swing? What is the real gauge of a pendulum moving from one side to the other, from black to white, or, in the case of football in Manchester: red to blue? As United and City prepare to lock...
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 9:31 AM
The ESPN FC crew discuss Pep Guardiola's possible pre-Manchester derby mind games. We correctly predicted a 3-0 Champions League win for Tottenham at 6/1 in midweek but attention now shifts to a massive weekend of Premier League action, including the Manchester and Merseyside derbies. Running tot...
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 2:37 AM
Philippe Coutinho and Liverpool scored early and never looked back, putting seven past Spartak Moscow on their way to winning Group E. Philippe Coutinho and Liverpool scored early and never looked back, putting seven past Spartak Moscow on their way to winning Group E. Shakhtar reached the knocko...
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 1:32 AM
The FC crew answer your tweets on Liverpool's chances in the UCL knockout stages, the end of Man City's unbeaten run and dream round of 16 matchups.
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 12:45 AM
Shakhtar Donetsk manager Paulo Fonseca made good on a promise to dress as Zorro if his team beat Man City. Shakhtar Donetsk manager Paulo Fonseca was thrilled following his team's 2-1 win over Manchester City that booked their passage to the round of 16 in the Champions League. How thrilled you a...
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 12:45 AM
Gab Marcotti thinks Napoli catching wind of Shakhtar's score vs. Man City took away the Italian side's momentum against Feyenoord.
Soccernet - Thu Dec 7 12:17 AM
Shakhtar reached the knockout stages by being the only team to beat Man City this season, while Liverpool scored seven to cruise past Spartak.
Soccernet - Wed Dec 6 11:31 PM
Shakhtar Donetsk sealed second place in Group F by handing Man City their first defeat of the 2017/18 season.
Soccernet - Wed Dec 6 11:12 PM
Shakhtar Donetsk sealed second place in Group F by handing Man City their first defeat of the 2017/18 season.
Soccernet - Wed Dec 6 10:50 PM
Shakhtar Donetsk sealed second place in Group F by handing Man City their first defeat of the 2017/18 season. The headlines will all be about how Manchester City's winning streak has come to an end and how Pep Guardiola has suffered his first defeat of the season, but the truth is it was clear fr...
Soccernet - Wed Dec 6 10:50 PM
Pep Guardiola was delighted with the performances of his young players despite Manchester City suffering their first defeat of the
Soccernet - Wed Dec 6 10:50 PM
Shakhtar Donetsk sealed second place in Group F by handing Man City their first defeat of the 2017/18 season.
Soccernet - Wed Dec 6 9:53 PM
Manchester City slumped to their first defeat of the season with a 2-1 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk in their final Champions League Group F
Soccernet - Wed Dec 6 7:12 PM
Jose Mourinho takes a dig at Manchester City injury 'stories'. The ESPN FC crew identify the catalysts of Manchester United's free-flowing play in their 3-1 victory against Arsenal. No footballer ever wants to sit on the bench, but Jesse Lingard will not have minded too much that he was named amo...
Soccernet - Wed Dec 6 6:47 PM
Craig Burley shares his thoughts on whether or not Pep Guardiola is playing mind games with Jose Mourinho on David Silva's fitness.
Soccernet - Wed Dec 6 10:44 AM
Jose Mourinho takes a dig at Manchester City injury 'stories'.
Soccernet - Wed Dec 6 9:00 AM
MANCHESTER -- Jose Mourinho has accused Pep Guardiola of playing mind games ahead of the derby after the Manchester City boss claimed David