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Pep Guardiola's contractual agreement ensures he can't join Manchester City before July, but he might have more time to prepare for 2016-17 than he initially thought. According to the Express, Bayern Munich could sack Guardiola since they are unhappy he
While some Sundays seem to make a mockery of the 'Super' moniker, this round of fixtures has brought together the top four teams in the Premier League. Third plays first as Arsenal host Leicester, followed by fourth against second as Manchester City play
Many feel Manchester United should have appointed Jose Mourinho as their new manager two months ago and now they are supposedly at risk of missing out on the Portuguese. The Sunday Times claims Mourinho is itching to manage again and United's failure to
Wayne Rooney said Manchester United 'frankly didn't deserve anything' in their demoralising defeat at Sunderland and conceded their Champions League qualifying chances are remote. United lost to a Premier League bottom five side for the third time this s
This year will see Manchester mark the 20th anniversary of the devastating IRA bomb that rocked the city centre in June 1996. In one of the darkest moments in recent Manchester history, a 1,500kg explosive device was set off by the provisional IRA after
Fernando protection Given the must-not-lose nature of the match with Tottenham, a safety first option would appear to make sense. Fernando may not be the most mobile or technically gifted player but he’s the only midfielder in the City squad whose primar
Louis van Gaal is in big trouble And, for the first time, he’s admitted it. It’s natural that he wants to defend himself against stories that Jose Mourinho is about to take his job. Mourinho wasn’t mentioned in the Dutchman’s post-match press conference
Manchester United's uninspired performance, leading to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Sunderland, is up first on Match of the Day on Saturday. Louis van Gaal accepted he's failing to meet the minimum requirement of United's season by finishing in the top f
Many Manchester United fans will tell you they're not that keen on Jose Mourinho. Yes, he's won a lot but he also comes with a lot of baggage and there are question marks over his style of football and his desire to promote young players – two things Uni
Rob Pollard With seven players out, Pellegrini’s squad is, once again, pretty stretched. I wouldn’t risk Kompany from the beginning, given his last comeback lasted nine minutes, so Otamendi and Demichelis remain the centre-back pairing. Not ideal after l
Manchester United lost 2-1 to Sunderland in a defeat which increased the pressure on Louis van Gaal. Goals from Wahbi Khazri and Lamine Kone either side of an Anthony Martial equaliser consigned the Reds to their seventh league defeat of the campaign. An
Super Sale Sharks served up another sensational Premiership win as they toppled second-placed Exeter to maintain their perfect start to 2016. Three first-half tries from Johnny Leota, Nev Edwards and Mike Haley proved decisive as the Sharks withstood a s
Stockport County battled to a 0-0 draw at Bradford Park Avenue, as the two lowest goalscoring sides in the National League North played out a stalemate. It was a largely dour affair on a terrible surface at the Horsfall Stadium, after an early morning pi
Oldham Athletic picked up a hard-fought point at the DW Stadium after drawing with promotion contenders Wigan Athletic. The visitors were the better team in the game, creating a number of big chances throughout the 90 minutes. Wigan had a good opportunit
Cash-strapped Manchester City fans occasionally like to serenade the Blues’ stately (and slightly plump) Ivorian with “Oh, Yaya Toure I think we should pay you some more…” to the tune of Stoke City’s “Delilah”. Hardly a serious suggestion, probably more
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