Manchester City charged over failure to control players

December 5, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester City has been charged by the Football Association with failing to control their players after Sunday’s 3-3 draw with Tottenham. In the final moments of the game, the referee, Simon Hooper, had stopped play just as City player Jack Grealish appeared clear on goal. He was confronted by angry players after the final whistle at the Etihad Stadium, with Read More

Klopp my greatest rivalry – Guardiola

November 25, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has declared that Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is the greatest rival he has faced in his coaching career. Guardiola comes to face-to-face with Klopp on Saturday when City host Liverpool, and the Catalan admitted that the German has been his greatest opponent in his 15-year coaching career, even more formidable than Jose Mourinho, his first Read More

Mendy sues Manchester City over ‘unpaid wages’

November 20, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Former Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy is set to sue the Premier League champions after claiming he is owed millions of pounds in unpaid wages. Mendy will take City to an employment tribunal in a bid to recoup what the French left-back believes were “unauthorised deductions from wages” after he was charged with rape and sexual assault two years ago. Read More

Premier League: Manchester City, Chelsea risk relegation after Everton 10-point deduction

November 18, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester City and Chelsea have been tipped for relegation by an expert on Financial Fair Play rules, after Everton received a 10-point deduction. Everton have been docked 10 points by the Premier League after breaching FFP rules, and Stefan Borson, a lawyer who has advised Manchester City in the past, believes that the precedent set could lead to relegations for Read More

Rashford: Another injury blow for Manchester United

November 18, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Marcus Rashford may have been injured by Trent Alexander-Arnold as England beat Malta 2-0 on Friday, as he was substituted after the accidental clash. The England striker was hauled off immediately after a clash with Alexander-Arnold. The two players both attempted to control the same ball but the Liverpool defender was sprinting, and clattered into his team-mate, leaving Rashford needing Read More

Chelsea cage Manchester City in 8-goal EPL thriller

November 12, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Manchester City moved a point clear at the top of the English Premier League on Sunday after a pulsating 4-4 draw at Chelsea with Erling Haaland scoring twice only for former City man, Cole Palmer, to level the match from the penalty spot in added time. City scored first when Spanish defender Marc Cucurella pulled Haaland’s shirt to concede a Read More

Doku in sparkling form as Manchester City tear Bournemouth apart, lead Premier League table

November 4, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Manchester City swept to the top of the Premier League as Jeremy Doku’s dazzling display inspired a 6-1 win against Bournemouth, but the champions’ rout was marred by Erling Haaland’s injury scare. Pep Guardiola’s side ripped Bournemouth apart with three goals in seven minutes late in the first half at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Belgian winger Doku led the Read More

Haaland, Foden on song as Manchester City destroy United

October 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Erling Haaland struck twice and Phil Foden added another to give Manchester City a dominant derby day victory at neighbours Manchester United, with the 3-0 win at Old Trafford taking the defending champions up to third, two points behind Premier League leaders Tottenham. City had lost their last two on the road in the Premier League but had too much Read More

Guardiola issues dismissive response to Pellistri

October 28, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

As he gets ready to face Manchester United this weekend, Pep Guardiola has issued a witty response to Facundo Pellistri. Pellistri had earlier taken a brutal swipe at Manchester City, with the Uruguayan stating categorically that Manchester was red and City fans were fewer in the city. The winger also talked about going about the city and only seeing red Read More

Manchester City: Guardiola speaks on De Zerbi as replacement

October 21, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Pep Guardiola has dismissed suggestions Roberto De Zerbi could succeed him as Manchester City boss but thinks the Italian could coach a top club. The City boss has long expressed his admiration for De Zerbi, comparing the Brighton coach to a Michelin-starred restaurant. And last May he reportedly told Brighton players that the Italian was going to be the next Read More

Manchester City owner under probe over links with Russia

October 7, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour is being investigated by the British foreign secretary over alleged links to Russia. Mansour, who took over ownership of Man City in August 2008, is under investigation for his alleged role in helping Russian tycoons move their wealth to the United Arab Emirates. The 52-year-old is vice president of the United Arab Emirates and has Read More

Manchester City down Leipzig in UEFA Champions League win

October 5, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Late goals from substitutes Julian Alvarez and Jeremy Doku gave Manchester City a deserved 3-1 victory over RB Leipzig in the Champions League. After back-to-back domestic losses to Newcastle in the Carabao Cup and Wolves in the Premier League, City travelled to Germany at risk of suffering a third consecutive defeat in all competitions for the first time since April Read More

Guardiola heaps blame on referee over Carabao Cup ouster

September 28, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Newcastle United eliminated eight-time Carabao Cup champions Manchester City in the third round of the competition. Alexander Isak’s second-half strike was enough to give the Magpies a 1-0 victory over Pep Guardiola’s side. The Spaniard was seen fuming after the match as he approached the referee Chris Kavanagh and appeared to be arguing with him. In the second half, Manuel Read More

Carabao Cup: Manchester City crash out

September 28, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Newcastle produced a transformed second-half performance to knock Manchester City out of the Carabao Cup, with Aleksander Isak’s strike sending last season’s finalists into the fourth round, where they will face Manchester United. The home side were almost entirely on the back foot during the first 45 minutes at St James’ Park, with City dominating possession and territory and only Read More

Guardiola heaps praises on Rodri as Manchester City open UEFA Champions League title defence with win

September 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Pep Guardiola claimed Rodri was the best midfielder in Europe after leading Manchester City’s 3-1 comeback win over Red Star Belgrade. The Spain international gave a dominant display in City’s first Champions League game of the campaign and capped the performance with a wonderful strike, adding to his goal in last season’s final against Inter Milan. “Right now he’s the Read More

Guardiola back to Manchester City after back pain surgery

September 14, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has returned to the club after recovering from an emergency operation on “severe back pain” in Barcelona. The Spaniard was all smiles as he took charge of training, with his squad returning from international duty to prepare for their trip to in-form West Ham. Guardiola will return to the City bench on Saturday after missing Read More

Manchester City snatch top Belgium player

August 25, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester City have announced the signing of Belgium winger Jeremy Doku after agreeing a €65 million (£56m/$70m) fee with Rennes. Doku joins the Premier League champions on a five-year contract from Ligue 1 side Rennes, with whom he scored 10 goals and contributed 12 assists in three seasons across all competitions. The winger is City’s third signing of the summer, Read More

Breaking: Pep Guardiola ‘out of Manchester City’

August 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Pep Guardiola will be absent from Manchester City’s next two Premier League games after undergoing back surgery in Barcelona. A statement from the Premier League champions says their manager has been struggling with back pain for some time and has undergone emergency surgery in Barcelona. Guardiola’s surgery was successful but he will continue his rehabilitation in the city. The 52-year-old Read More

Paqueta in Brazil dilemma as Manchester City move collapses

August 19, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Lucas Paqueta has been withdrawn from the Brazil squad after his move to Manchester City collapsed amid an FA investigation. The Football Association is taking a close look into the Brazilian’s betting activity as they suspect there has been a breach in their guidelines related to gambling on football. Since the matter is under investigation, Manchester City decided to pull Read More