Some may have accused Manchester City of "buying trophies" due to the numerous Premier Leagues and other titles won under the big-spending Abu Dhabi Investment Group, but now the club has gone and literally bought themselves a trophy -- and not just any trophy, either.
They did not play Oasis’s Champagne Supernova at the end – instead it was Wonderwall – but this has been a Premier League title race of explosive, intoxicating brightness and it has finally ended with Manchester City as champions. What a stellar performance.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has demanded more protection for players after seeing Kevin De Bruyne narrowly avoid serious injury as his side’s 18-game winning streak came to an end. De Bruyne was stretchered off after being hacked down by Crystal Palace’s Jason Puncheon as City broke in search of a late winner at Selhurst […]
An evening full of late drama and controversy ended with Claudio Bravo cast as an unlikely hero and Pep Guardiola conducting a choir of Manchester City’s triumphant supporters as they chanted the Spaniard’s name in the wake of a penalty shootout victory that moved the Premier League leaders a step closer to their first trophy […]
Police officers and stewards had to separate up to 20 players and members of staff from Manchester United and City after an extraordinary bust-up in which bottles and punches were thrown and Mikel Arteta, one of Pep Guardiola’s assistants, was left with blood streaming down his face. Arteta’s eyebrow was split open during a melee in a […]
Manchester United and Manchester City will have to contend with snow and sub-zero temperatures — as well as each other — in Sunday’s Premier League title showdown at Old Trafford. Snow is forecast to fall across northwest England in the hours leading up to kick-off and temperatures are set to drop to -1 degree Celsius […]