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Hart spoils Totti party, Lazio join scudetto chase

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Milan (AFP) England goalkeeper Joe Hart upset the upcoming birthday celebrations of Francesco Totti in a 3-1 win for Torino over Roma as rivals Lazio brazenly joined the scudetto race Sunday.

Ousted from Manchester City by Pep Guardiola last month, Hart joined unfashionable Serie A side Torino in a bid to maintain his status as England's number one shot-stopper.

Hart spoils Totti party, Lazio join scudetto chase

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Milan (AFP) England goalkeeper Joe Hart upset the upcoming birthday celebrations of Francesco Totti in a 3-1 win for Torino over Roma as rivals Lazio brazenly joined the scudetto race Sunday.

Ousted from Manchester City by Pep Guardiola last month, Hart joined unfashionable Serie A side Torino in a bid to maintain his status as England's number one shot-stopper.

Hart reaps Mihajlovic praise after rousing Roma win

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Milan (AFP) Torino coach Sinisa Mihajlovic heaped praise on Joe Hart after a sterling performance by the England goalkeeper in a 3-1 win over Roma in Turin on Sunday.

Ousted from Manchester City by Pep Guardiola last month, Hart joined the unfashionable Serie A side in a bid to maintain his status as England's number one shot-stopper.

Hart reaps Mihajlovic praise after rousing Roma win

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Milan (AFP) Torino coach Sinisa Mihajlovic heaped praise on Joe Hart after a sterling performance by the England goalkeeper in a 3-1 win over Roma in Turin on Sunday.

Ousted from Manchester City by Pep Guardiola last month, Hart joined the unfashionable Serie A side in a bid to maintain his status as England's number one shot-stopper.

Dembele hits double in Celtic cruise

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Glasgow (AFP) Moussa Dembele grabbed a double as Celtic warmed up for their Champions League tie against Manchester City with a 6-1 thrashing of Kilmarnock on Saturday.

Souleymane Coulibaly silenced Celtic Park with a sensational 35-yard strike to give Kilmarnock the lead against the run of play just after the half-hour mark.

Dembele hits double in Celtic cruise

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Glasgow (AFP) Moussa Dembele grabbed a double as Celtic warmed up for their Champions League tie against Manchester City with a 6-1 thrashing of Kilmarnock on Saturday.

Souleymane Coulibaly silenced Celtic Park with a sensational 35-yard strike to give Kilmarnock the lead against the run of play just after the half-hour mark.

Aguero double keeps Man City perfect under Guardiola

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manchester City made it 10 wins in as many games this season with a 3-1 victory away to Swansea in the Premier League on Saturday.

Aguero marked his return to action with two well-taken goals for Pep Guardiola's league leaders after serving a three-game ban for throwing an elbow in last month's victory over West Ham.

Aguero double keeps Man City perfect under Guardiola

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manchester City made it 10 wins in as many games this season with a 3-1 victory away to Swansea in the Premier League on Saturday.

Aguero marked his return to action with two well-taken goals for Pep Guardiola's league leaders after serving a three-game ban for throwing an elbow in last month's victory over West Ham.

United win without Rooney as City maintain perfect start

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London (AFP) Manchester United thrashed defending Premier League champions Leicester City 4-1 as they vindicated manager Jose Mourinho's decision to drop Wayne Rooney while Manchester City maintained their perfect start with a 3-1 win away to Swansea on Saturday.

United scored four goals, three from set-pieces, as Chris Smalling, Juan Mata, Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba with his first goal since his return from Juventus, all found the back of the net between the 22nd and 42nd minutes at Old Trafford.

Mourinho feels heat as Wenger marks anniversary

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho has vowed to silence the critics when Manchester United face champions Leicester, while his old rival Arsene Wenger hopes to celebrate a memorable milestone with a rare success against Chelsea on Saturday.

Mourinho finds himself under fire less than two months into his United reign after three successive defeats and an unconvincing League Cup win at third tier Northampton.

Mourinho feels heat as Wenger marks anniversary

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho has vowed to silence the critics when Manchester United face champions Leicester, while his old rival Arsene Wenger hopes to celebrate a memorable milestone with a rare success against Chelsea on Saturday.

Mourinho finds himself under fire less than two months into his United reign after three successive defeats and an unconvincing League Cup win at third tier Northampton.

Guardiola thinks he’s ‘God’, snipes Toure’s agent

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London (AFP) Four-time African Player of the Year Yaya Toure's chances of ever playing for Manchester City again diminished further Friday after his fiery agent launched another withering attack on club manager Pep Guardiola.

Guardiola had said earlier this week Toure would not play for the club until his agent Dimitri Seluk apologised for accusing the Spaniard of 'humiliating' the 33-year-old Ivorian midfielder after omitting him from the Champions League squad.

Man Utd, Man City set up League Cup showdown

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London (AFP) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and his Manchester City rival Pep Guardiola were dealt an English Football League Cup rendezvous after both teams came through their third-round ties on Wednesday.

United won 3-1 at third-tier Northampton Town to ease some of the pressure building on Mourinho following three consecutive defeats, while holders City prevailed 2-1 at Swansea City.

Mourinho, Guardiola to face off in League Cup

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London (AFP) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was handed a speedy reunion with Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola in Wednesday's English League Cup fourth-round draw.

Guardiola's City won 2-1 when he reprised his rivalry with Mourinho earlier this month and they will meet again at Old Trafford in late October when a place in the League Cup quarter-finals will be at stake.

Relief for Mourinho as Man Utd beat Northampton

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London (AFP) Manchester United prevailed 3-1 at third-tier Northampton Town in the English Football League Cup on Wednesday to ease some of the pressure beginning to build on manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho had seen United lose their three previous games, but goals from Michael Carrick, Ander Herrera and substitute Marcus Rashford at Sixfields took his side into the fourth round.

Derby win lifts Sevilla up to second

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Madrid (AFP) Argentine international Gabriel Mercado bundled home the winner as Sevilla moved up to second in La Liga with a 1-0 win over fierce local rivals Real Betis on Tuesday.

Mercado's first goal for the club from on-loan Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri's free-kick continued the Europa League holders' four-year unbeaten run in the Seville derby in La Liga.

Derby win lifts Sevilla up to second

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Madrid (AFP) Argentine international Gabriel Mercado bundled home the winner as Sevilla moved up to second in La Liga with a 1-0 win over fierce local rivals Real Betis on Tuesday.

Mercado's first goal for the club from on-loan Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri's free-kick continued the Europa League holders' four-year unbeaten run in the Seville derby in La Liga.

Toure won’t play until he says sorry – Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Yaya Toure will not play again for Manchester City until the player's camp apologises for comments made by his agent, manager Pep Guardiola vowed on Tuesday.

Dimitri Seluk accused the City manager of "humiliating" Toure, 33, by leaving him out of the club's Champions League squad at the start of this month.

African legend Yaya Toure retires from international football

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder capped 113 times said it had been an incredibly difficult decision.

"Writing this note was probably 'the most difficult match of my life'," wrote Toure.

African legend Yaya Toure retires from international football

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder capped 113 times said it had been an incredibly difficult decision.

"Writing this note was probably 'the most difficult match of my life'," wrote Toure.

African legend Toure retires from international football

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder capped 113 times said it had been an incredibly difficult decision.

"Writing this note was probably 'the most difficult match of my life'," wrote Toure.

Yaya Toure announces international retirement

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder capped 113 times said it had been an incredibly difficult decision.

"Writing this note was probably 'the most difficult match of my life'," wrote Toure.

English Premier League

Has Wenger got Arsenal right at the perfect time?

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If Arsenal keep playing the way he have been doing in the last three games, with 11 goals and some very impressive football in the last three games, then the international break coming up will be even more unwelcome than usual. Before the Gunners join up with their respective national sides there is a Champions [.

Man Utd vs Leicester: Five key battles that could shape the game

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As Manchester United prepare to take on Leicester City, Neither of the two sides would be jubilant with the season they have had so far. While United began their season in a promising fashion under new boss José Mourinho, the Portuguese suffered three consecutive defeats for the first time since 2002 following losses to Manchester City, Feyenoord and Watford.

Manchester City could be next in line to face transfer ban

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Manchester City could find themselves in a tight spot as they were reported to Fifa for an alleged ‘trafficking’ of Benjamin Garre. The club apparently beat Manchester United and Barcelona to the youngster’s signature.

A formal complaint was lodged against the side by Argentine club Velez Sarsfield.

Aguero return lifts City after Kompany injury

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola's perfect start at Manchester City suffered a rare setback when Vincent Kompany was injured midweek, but prolific Sergio Aguero returns for the Premier League leaders at Swansea on Saturday.

Club captain Kompany has had a litany of injury problems over the last two years and was playing his first game in six months on Wednesday, having recovered from groin surgery, as City won 2-1 at Swansea in the League Cup third round.

Kevin De Bruyne’s clear thinking key to Manchester City’s early swagger

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Given how relentless and complex the coverage of soccer has become, sometimes a player can stand out by carrying out basic duties with unbending conviction.

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne, the shining star of the Premier League season so far, is a footballer who does the simple things supremely.

Kevin De Bruyne’s clear thinking key to Manchester City’s early swagger

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Given how relentless and complex the coverage of soccer has become, sometimes a player can stand out by carrying out basic duties with unbending conviction.

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne, the shining star of the Premier League season so far, is a footballer who does the simple things supremely.

Weekend Tips: Manchester United to draw, Tottenham to win?

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After some EFL Cup action midweek the Premier League weekends with some big matches up and down the league.

Manchester United ended their three-game losing streak versus Northampton Town midweek but will be wanting to get back to winning ways in the Premier League when they host champions Leicester City in Saturday’s lunchtime kickoff.

‘Ruthless’ Pep Guardiola whips Manchester City into shape

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London (AFP) With dead-eyed efficiency, Pep Guardiola has hit the ground running as Manchester City manager, ruthlessly clearing his squad of unwanted players and transforming the team into a winning machine.

Joe Hart and Yaya Toure are among the former stalwarts to have been cast aside as the uncompromising Guardiola has instilled his philosophy of quick, passing football at the Etihad Stadium.

‘Ruthless’ Pep Guardiola whips Manchester City into shape

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London (AFP) With dead-eyed efficiency, Pep Guardiola has hit the ground running as Manchester City manager, ruthlessly clearing his squad of unwanted players and transforming the team into a winning machine.

Joe Hart and Yaya Toure are among the former stalwarts to have been cast aside as the uncompromising Guardiola has instilled his philosophy of quick, passing football at the Etihad Stadium.

Mourinho slams football ‘Einsteins’

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London (AFP) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hit back at the "football Einsteins" who have criticised him during the club's recent run of three straight defeats.

United stopped the rot with a 3-1 win over third-tier Northampton Town in the third round of the EFL Cup on Tuesday after losing to Manchester City, Feyenoord and Watford in the past week.

Agent: Pep Guardiola told this world class star in 2010 that Man City were a S*** team

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Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure’s future at the club remains uncertain as his agent Dimitri Selcuk continues his war of words with Pep Guardiola.

The 33-year-old midfielder was left out of Manchester City’s Champions League squad earlier this month.

Angered by Guardiola’s decision, Toure’s agent Selcuk admitted to the media that the former Bayern Munich manager has humiliated his client.

How to watch Swansea vs. Manchester City on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Swansea vs. Manchester City, you've come to the right place.

High flying Manchester City travel to Wales on Wednesday to battle Swansea in the League Cup Third Round (aka EFL Cup, previously known as the Capital One Cup). The match might give Vincent Kompany his chance to play in his first match of the season after returning from injury, while Swansea defender Neil Taylor will get playing time for the South Wales team.

How to watch Swansea vs. Manchester City on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Swansea vs. Manchester City, you've come to the right place.

High flying Manchester City travel to Wales on Wednesday to battle Swansea in the League Cup Third Round (aka EFL Cup, previously known as the Capital One Cup). The match might give Vincent Kompany his chance to play in his first match of the season after returning from injury, while Swansea defender Neil Taylor will get playing time for the South Wales team.

Manchester City 2016/17 Nike Third Kit

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Early season Barclays Premier League table-toppers Manchester City Football Club today unveiled their 2016/17 Nike [...]

Premier League Team of the Week: Matchday 4

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So the Premier League continues to be as unpredictable as ever. Defeat to Watford completed a dreadful week for Manchester United, while Liverpool picked up victory at Stamford Bridge over a disappointing Chelsea side. Manchester City kept up their excellent start to the season, while it continues to be a torrid start for Stoke City and Sunderland.

EFL Cup

Video: Ander Herrera discusses Man Utd vs Man City EFL Cup draw

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#MUTVHD asked @AnderHerrera for his reaction to a Manchester derby in the fourth round of the #EFLCup... https://t.co/vY5uKbPLc1 ...

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Video: Man Utd face Man City in EFL Cup fourth round

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The #EFLCup Round Four draw in full. Ties to be played week commencing 24th October. pic.twitter.com/j9QsK3QJaC EFL Cup (@EFLCup) September...

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The Rest

Video: Pep Guardiola says Yaya Toure won’t play for Man City until his agent apologises

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says midfielder Yaya Toure will not play for the club again until his agent apologises to the club and...

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