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Record seekers Man City thrash Swansea to celebrate title

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola’s hope that his team’s hunger to rewrite the English football record books would see them maintain their championship-winning form proved well-founded as Manchester City swept aside Swansea City 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

The only negative aspect of the occasion for the newly-crowned Premier League champions was a post-match pitch invasion by several hundred City supporters, who ignored pleas over the loudspeakers to burst through stewards and onto the field.

Record seekers Man City thrash Swansea to celebrate title

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola’s hope that his team’s hunger to rewrite the English football record books would see them maintain their championship-winning form proved well-founded as Manchester City swept aside Swansea City 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

The only negative aspect of the occasion for the newly-crowned Premier League champions was a post-match pitch invasion by several hundred City supporters, who ignored pleas over the loudspeakers to burst through stewards and onto the field.

United aiming to keep Man City title celebrations on hold again

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City could be confirmed as Premier League champions without playing on Sunday, but only if rivals Manchester United suffer a shock defeat at home to bottom club West Bromwich Albion.

Pep Guardiola’s side are once again on the brink of securing the title after an impressive performance in beating Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 at Wembley on Saturday.

United aiming to keep Man City title celebrations on hold again

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City could be confirmed as Premier League champions without playing on Sunday, but only if rivals Manchester United suffer a shock defeat at home to bottom club West Bromwich Albion.

Pep Guardiola’s side are once again on the brink of securing the title after an impressive performance in beating Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 at Wembley on Saturday.

Resilient Manchester City delight Guardiola as Aguero restores order

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola hailed his side’s mental strength as Sergio Aguero’s expert hat-trick helped Manchester City beat Newcastle United 3-1 in a win that restored their 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League.

After losing 4-3 against Liverpool the previous weekend, this Etihad Stadium contest was always likely to ask questions of City’s squad and their ability to return to winning ways after the Anfield defeat ended their remarkable unbeaten start to the season.

Resilient Manchester City delight Guardiola as Aguero restores order

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola hailed his side’s mental strength as Sergio Aguero’s expert hat-trick helped Manchester City beat Newcastle United 3-1 in a win that restored their 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League.

After losing 4-3 against Liverpool the previous weekend, this Etihad Stadium contest was always likely to ask questions of City’s squad and their ability to return to winning ways after the Anfield defeat ended their remarkable unbeaten start to the season.

Lacklustre City held by Huddersfield in Cup

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Huddersfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City face an unwanted replay in the last 16 of the FA Cup after labouring to a 0-0 draw at second tier Championship side Huddersfield on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola’s side struggled to find any tempo against Huddersfield and must now try again at the Etihad Stadium to book their place in the quarter-finals.

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Man City crowned champions after United defeat

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion.

City had moved within touching distance of the title with a 3-1 win at Tottenham on Saturday.

They clinched the silverware 24 hours later thanks to Albion forward Jay Rodriguez’s 73rd minute header at Old Trafford.

Man City crowned champions after United defeat

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion.

City had moved within touching distance of the title with a 3-1 win at Tottenham on Saturday.

They clinched the silverware 24 hours later thanks to Albion forward Jay Rodriguez’s 73rd minute header at Old Trafford.

What Jose said to Pep Guardiola after Manchester derby victory

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Manchester United denied Manchester City from being crowned the Premier League champions in the derby with a stunning come-from-behind 3-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. The hosts had led 2-0 at half-time through goals from Vincent Kompany and... Continue Reading →

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Klopp hopes Salah can return from injury in Man City showdown

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Liverpool (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp is hopeful Mohamed Salah will be ready for Tuesday’s Champions League showdown with Manchester City after the Egypt winger missed the Merseyside derby with a groin injury.

Salah, who has scored 38 club goals this season, was left out of the squad for the 0-0 draw at Everton on Saturday in order to give him every chance to recover.

Confirmed Lineups: Man City vs Man Utd

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Manchester United will be looking to deny Manchester City the 2017-18 Premier League title for at least another week by avoiding defeat at the Etihad Stadium this evening. We head into the derby one point ahead of Liverpool and two... Continue Reading →

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Jose confirms only 1 absentee for Manchester derby

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Manchester United will be looking to prevent Manchester City from being crowned Premier League champions on Saturday in the derby at the Etihad Stadium Pep Guardiola's side were hammered 3-0 at Liverpool in the first leg of their Champions League... Continue Reading →

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Manchester City could sign £192k-per-week 'plan b' instead of £198m 'crack'

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According to Diario Gol, Manchester City are considering an approach for Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann if they can’t land the signature of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane this summer.

Kane is a top target for Pep Guardiola, having scored 24 goals in 29 Premier League games this season.

Guardiola warns Man City against complacency

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has told his Manchester City players to use their Champions League defeat by Basel as a wake-up call to ensure standards do not slip with two more trophies still up for grabs.

City, with the League Cup already in the bag, are virtually certain to win the Premier League title and are among the favourites to lift the Champions League for the first time in their history.

Guardiola warns Man City against complacency

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has told his Manchester City players to use their Champions League defeat by Basel as a wake-up call to ensure standards do not slip with two more trophies still up for grabs.

City, with the League Cup already in the bag, are virtually certain to win the Premier League title and are among the favourites to lift the Champions League for the first time in their history.

Manchester City into first final of Guardiola era

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Bristol (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola saw his Manchester City side pushed hard before defeating second-tier Bristol City in an entertaining League Cup semi-final on Tuesday to leave him one game away from winning his first major trophy in English football.

Guardiola’s runaway Premier League leaders, eyeing an unprecedented quadruple in the one season as they remain involved in both the FA Cup and Champions League as well, won 3-2 on the night for a 5-3 aggregate win over the Championship side.

Aguero double keeps Man City’s FA Cup hopes alive

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sergio Aguero scored a quickfire brace in the second half as Manchester City maintained their interest in four trophies by beating Burnley 4-1 in the FA Cup third round at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

The Argentine striker helped rescue the tie for Pep Guardiola’s team after they trailed to Ashley Barnes’s first-half opener for their Premier League rivals.

Manchester City spurred by Spurs friendly, says Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola believes the seeds for Manchester City’s extraordinary season were sown during a 3-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in a pre-season friendly in the United States.

City crushed Tottenham again on Saturday, a 4-1 win at the Etihad Stadium giving Guardiola’s side a record 16th successive Premier League victory and keeping them 11 points clear at the top of the table.

Aguero equals Man City scoring record

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sergio Aguero equalled Manchester City’s all-time scoring record after netting a penalty in the first half of his side’s Premier League home game against Burnley on Saturday.

It was the Argentina striker’s 177th goal in City’s colours, taking him level with Eric Brook, who played for the club between 1928 and 1939.

Aguero equals Man City scoring record

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sergio Aguero equalled Manchester City’s all-time scoring record after netting a penalty in the first half of his side’s Premier League home game against Burnley on Saturday.

It was the Argentina striker’s 177th goal in City’s colours, taking him level with Eric Brook, who played for the club between 1928 and 1939.

Sterling never considered Arsenal move

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Raheem Sterling said on Monday he sees his long-term future at Premier League leaders Manchester City and has no interest in a move to Arsenal.

Sterling was linked with a cash-plus-player move to the Emirates Stadium at the end of August as City tried to secure a deal for Alexis Sanchez.

Sterling never considered Arsenal move

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Raheem Sterling said on Monday he sees his long-term future at Premier League leaders Manchester City and has no interest in a move to Arsenal.

Sterling was linked with a cash-plus-player move to the Emirates Stadium at the end of August as City tried to secure a deal for Alexis Sanchez.

Man City’s Sterling never considered Arsenal move

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Raheem Sterling said on Monday he sees his long-term future at Premier League leaders Manchester City and has no interest in a move to Arsenal.

Sterling was linked with a cash-plus-player move to the Emirates Stadium at the end of August as City tried to secure a deal for Alexis Sanchez.

Man City’s Sterling never considered Arsenal move

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Raheem Sterling said on Monday he sees his long-term future at Premier League leaders Manchester City and has no interest in a move to Arsenal.

Sterling was linked with a cash-plus-player move to the Emirates Stadium at the end of August as City tried to secure a deal for Alexis Sanchez.

Man City’s De Bruyne targets big games in title push

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London (AFP) – Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne says beating the club’s biggest rivals will be key to challenging for the Premier League title after Pep Guardiola’s side swept Liverpool aside in impressive style.

City failed to sustain a title challenge last season and their record against the other teams that finished in the top seven proved a major shortfall.

Man City’s De Bruyne targets big games in title push

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London (AFP) – Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne says beating the club’s biggest rivals will be key to challenging for the Premier League title after Pep Guardiola’s side swept Liverpool aside in impressive style.

City failed to sustain a title challenge last season and their record against the other teams that finished in the top seven proved a major shortfall.

Premier League 2017-18: Manchester United to win title, Jesus to top goalscoring charts

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The 2017-18 Premier League season is only a matter of days away from starting and the hype around the upcoming campaign is fully justified.

With more top-quality players arriving on British shores over the summer, the top teams refining their squads and a number of interesting sub-plots, fans are right to get excited about the action returning.

Celtic fans one step closer to dream: Bhoys open attacker talks, £5m offer made

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Celtic have opened transfer talks with Manchester City in an attempt to sign Patrick Roberts on a permanent deal this summer, The Mirror claim.

The Bhoys are in the market for real quality this summer as Brendan Rodgers’ Invincibles look to make a last impression on the Champions League next season.

Man United Beat Chelsea To Reopen Title Race

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Jose Mourinho hailed a "fantastic" performance from Marcus Rashford as Manchester United blew the Premier League title race wide open with a 2-0 victory over leaders Chelsea.

Goals at the start of either half from Rashford and Ander Herrera condemned Mourinho's former side to their second defeat in four games.

Manchester City vs. Liverpool predicted lineups, TV times and preview

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Early in the Premier League season, when the campaign’s roadmap is drafted for the months to come, Liverpool’s match with Manchester City at Anfield on New Year’s Eve was billed as one of the decisive games of the top-flight campaign.

Under Pep Guardiola, the men from the Etihad Stadium swept all before them in the initial weeks of the campaign and their closest challengers looked set to be Jurgen Klopp’s rampant Reds, who were obliterating defences with their perpetual motion on the ball in the final third.

Manchester City vs. Liverpool predicted lineups, TV times and preview

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Early in the Premier League season, when the campaign’s roadmap is drafted for the months to come, Liverpool’s match with Manchester City at Anfield on New Year’s Eve was billed as one of the decisive games of the top-flight campaign.

Under Pep Guardiola, the men from the Etihad Stadium swept all before them in the initial weeks of the campaign and their closest challengers looked set to be Jurgen Klopp’s rampant Reds, who were obliterating defences with their perpetual motion on the ball in the final third.

Aguero double sees Manchester City enjoy Crystal Palace rout

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Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manchester City got their Premier League title challenge back on course with an emphatic 4-0 win over Crystal Palace at a snowy Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

Aguero's goals, which took his total for the season to 13, came in each half as City made up for their midweek blank against Everton when they failed to score in a home Premier League match for the first time in 12 months.

Aguero double sees Manchester City enjoy Crystal Palace rout

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Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manchester City got their Premier League title challenge back on course with an emphatic 4-0 win over Crystal Palace at a snowy Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

Aguero's goals, which took his total for the season to 13, came in each half as City made up for their midweek blank against Everton when they failed to score in a home Premier League match for the first time in 12 months.

Watch Manchester City 2-0 West Ham United match highlights [VIDEO]

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A bizarre own goal from West Ham's James Collins helped Manchester City back to winning ways in the Barclays Premier League.

Top scorer Sergio Aguero was also on target as the fallen champions, after a horrendous run of six defeats in eight games, claimed a welcome and routine 2-0 victory at the Etihad Stadium.

Watch Manchester City 2-0 West Ham United match highlights [VIDEO]

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A bizarre own goal from West Ham's James Collins helped Manchester City back to winning ways in the Barclays Premier League.

Top scorer Sergio Aguero was also on target as the fallen champions, after a horrendous run of six defeats in eight games, claimed a welcome and routine 2-0 victory at the Etihad Stadium.

Vincent Kompany’s poor form a product of Manchester City’s overall malaise

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The display turned in by Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany against Manchester United during a4-1 win last season at the Etihad Stadium is not one you forget in a hurry.

At the heart of Manuel Pellegrini's back-four, the Belgian was an indomitable presence, shutting out the Red Devils forwards with athleticism, intelligence and an array of expertly implementeddefensive skills.

Vincent Kompany’s poor form a product of Manchester City’s overall malaise

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The display turned in by Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany against Manchester United during a4-1 win last season at the Etihad Stadium is not one you forget in a hurry.

At the heart of Manuel Pellegrini's back-four, the Belgian was an indomitable presence, shutting out the Red Devils forwards with athleticism, intelligence and an array of expertly implementeddefensive skills.

Manchester City-Everton

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After an all night flight from Monrovia via Brussels I was not too tired to go to watch Manchester City-everton at the absolutely beautiful Etihad stadium in Manchester. The home team won 1-0 on a penalty goal by Yaya Toure. Sergio Aguero got injured and both Joe Hart and Tim Howard had amazing saves.

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Shit Lookalike: Man City’s New Dressing Room & The Hypersleep Chamber From ‘Alien’

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Man City have just unveiled the brand new home dressing room they've had fitted at the Etihad Stadium and it looks more like some kind of futuristic cloning facility than a place for Fabian Delph to tape up his shinpads...

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Lord alone knows how much they've spent rigging that thing up, but we're fairly sure where the inspiration came from.