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‘They have to fix it’: Guardiola fumes after VAR denies City

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola called for VAR to be “fixed” after Manchester City were denied a last-gasp winner in their dramatic 2-2 draw against Tottenham on Saturday. Guardiola’s side failed to win for the first time in 16 Premier League games dating back to last season as a result of the …

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Sterling treble fires Man City to West Ham rout

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City made a flying start to their Premier League title defence as Raheem Sterling’s hat-trick inspired a 5-0 demolition of West Ham on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s side are bidding to become just the second club in the Premier League era to win three successive …

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City players to decide new captain, says Guardiola

Nanjing, China | AFP | Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola said on Wednesday that he will let his players decide who will captain the Premier League champions next season following the departure of long-time skipper Vincent Kompany. The captain’s armband is up for grabs at City after Kompany left at the …

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‘An incredible year’: Guardiola hails City’s history boys

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola saluted Manchester City’s history makers after they clinched the domestic treble with a swaggering 6-0 rout of Watford in the FA Cup final on Saturday. Guardiola’s side capped an incredible campaign in fittingly dynamic fashion as Watford were put to the sword by …

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Guardiola hits backs at Solskjaer’s ‘tactical’ fouling jibe

  Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola has slammed suggestions from Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that Manchester City are guilty of “tactical” fouling in an attempt to stop rivals from counter-attacking. Solskjaer, talking before the crucial Manchester derby between the sides at Old Trafford on Wednesday, made …

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Spurs hoping for stadium boost in Man City Champions League clash

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Tottenham are hoping for a lift from their new stadium as they prepare for the daunting task of facing quadruple-chasing Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday. Spurs won last week in their first match at their new home, beating Crystal Palace 2-0 to move back into …

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Guardiola sorry to have derailed Pellegrini’s final days at City

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola has apologised if the early announcement of his arrival at Manchester City in 2016 destabilised his predecessor Manuel Pellegrini’s attempt to win the quadruple. Pellegrini will bring his West Ham side to Manchester on Wednesday, making his first visit to the Etihad for a match since City …

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Five things we learned from the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City destroyed Chelsea 6-0 to return to the top of the Premier League after Liverpool’s convincing win against Bournemouth. Tottenham stayed on the fringes of the title race by riding their luck to beat Leicester 3-1 while Manchester United clambered into the top four for the first time …

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Can Sarri take solace in Guardiola’s slow start at Man City?

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola and Maurizio Sarri share a mutual admiration and style of play, but as Chelsea visit Manchester City on Sunday, Sarri is also following Guardiola’s experience of a difficult first year in England. Long forgotten now after romping to the Premier League with a record 100 points last …

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