Monthly Archives: October 31, 2017

Pep: We will play to win

Pep Guardiola and David Silva have addressed the press in Naples ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League tie against Napoli.  Pep said: “I am honoured to be here as a coach,” he said. “We have two difficult away games [in Group F]. “This game [against Napoli] is about respect so there should never be fear. We…read more

De Bruyne looking to seal qualification

Kevin De Bruyne says it would be a huge bonus if City can clinch Champions League Round of 16 qualification against Napoli on Wednesday evening. Victory or a draw would guarantee a top-two finish for the Blues and greatly increase the chances of topping Group F. “We know if we go to Napoli and win…read more

Media Watch: ‘City taking football to a new level’

There is much to discuss in Sunday morning’s media round-up. From West Brom reaction to England Under-17s’ World Cup triumph; Yaya Toure’s wish to win the Champions League with City to a new contract for Kevin De Bruyne…? It’s a packed edition today! Let’s kick-off with the Blues’ historic triumph at the Hawthorns. Once again,…read more

Fernandinho: The goals will be the difference

Fernandinho reacts to Man City’s latest win after a 2-3 result away at West Brom. Speaking on our recent run of form and what it will take to continue on top come May, he says “the goals will be the difference in the end”.  It may sound obvious but City have earned 28 points from…read more

City’s Carabao Cup quarter-final date set

Manchester City’s trip to Leicester in the Carabao Cup quarter-final will take place on December 19. The game will be screened live on Sky, with kick-off at 7.45pm. City booked their place in the last eight by beating a resolute Wolves side on penalties on Tuesday, while Leicester beat Leeds United at home, with former…read more

Goal of the Day: Aguero v West Brom 2014

Sergio Aguero fired home from 20 yards as Manchester City downed West Brom 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium in April 2014. Ahead of Saturday’s trip to The Hawthorns we recall a fine strike from our Argentine marksman. Having returned from a hamstring injury three games earlier, the City striker ended his run of five games…read more

Davies: We’re moving in the right direction

Simon Davies is pleased Manchester City’s youngsters are facing the kinds of challenges that he believes will only aid their development. There was much to celebrate for the Club’s Academy this week, with Lukas Nmecha selected in Pep Guardiola’s matchday squad to face Wolves, while the England trio of Curtis Anderson, Phil Foden and Joel Latibeaudiere helped…read more

Man City v Wolves: Team news and tactics

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola made nine changes to his side to face Wolves in the Carabao Cup. City XI: Bravo, Danilo, Mangala, Adarabioyo, Zinchenko, Bernardo, Toure, Sterling, Gündoğan , Agüero (C), Jesus Substitutes: Ederson, Walker, Stones, De Bruyne, Delph, Sané, Nmecha Potential tactics Guardiola used the opportunity to give Claudio Bravo some game time…read more

Stones hails City’s defensive quality

John Stones says Manchester City’s clean sheet record has been key to their fine start to the season. Pep Guardiola’s side are unbeaten in their 13 matches so far, with the 3-0 win over Burnley on Saturday equalling the Club record of 11 straight wins and moving the Blues five points clear at the top…read more

Nmecha: It’s good to be back

Lukas Nmecha is delighted to be back to his scoring ways with his EDS team mates following a back injury which he sustained during the pre-season period. The teenager came on for injured Brahim Diaz to play the second-half of City’s recent clash against Derby County and netted a hat-trick within half an hour of…read more