India's Mumbai City added to Manchester City soccer empire

Soccer Nov 29, 2019

India's Mumbai City added to Manchester City soccer empire

The owners of English Premier League champion Manchester City on Thursday made Mumbai City FC of India the eighth club in their global soccer empire. Abu Dhabi-controlled City Football Group announced the takeover of the Indian side the day after a U.S. equity fund pumped ...

Klopp's Liverpool surges ahead in title bid

Soccer Nov 11, 2019

Klopp's Liverpool surges ahead in title bid

Even Jurgen Klopp cannot quite believe Liverpool's lead over Manchester City this early in the season. "That's crazy, nine points," the Liverpool manager said. "You cannot imagine that something like this can happen." It's very real after Liverpool beat City 3-1 on Sunday thanks to goals ...

Atalanta holds Man City as Walker plays in goal

Soccer Nov 7, 2019

Atalanta holds Man City as Walker plays in goal

Manchester City defender Kyle Walker had to fill in as an emergency goalkeeper to help preserve a 1-1 draw at Atalanta on Wednesday, as the Italian side earned its first point in the Champions League. Walker had to come off the bench and don the ...

Liverpool, Man City continue strong starts

Soccer Sep 1, 2019

Liverpool, Man City continue strong starts

Liverpool maintained its perfect start to the Premier League season with a 3-0 win at Burnley to retake first place from Manchester City, which beat Brighton earlier Saturday. Liverpool has now won 13 straight Premier League games, a club record, dating back to last season ...

Gamba's Ryotaro Meshino to join Manchester City

Soccer / J. League Aug 10, 2019

Gamba's Ryotaro Meshino to join Manchester City

Gamba Osaka forward Ryotaro Meshino's transfer to English Premier League club Manchester City is ready to go through, the J. League first-division club said Friday. The 21-year-old Meshino, who was born in Osaka, came up through Gamba's youth system and made his J1 debut last ...

Manchester City expresses concern over Champions League ban story

Soccer May 14, 2019

Manchester City expresses concern over Champions League ban story

Premier League champion Manchester City said Tuesday it was concerned "individuals intent on damaging" the club may be behind a news report that European soccer's financial regulators are poised to recommend it be barred from the Champions League. UEFA and the Premier League launched an ...