VAR stymies Manchester City again in draw against Tottenham

Soccer Aug 18, 2019

VAR stymies Manchester City again in draw against Tottenham

Just like four months prior, Manchester City was denied another crucial late goal against Tottenham by an intervention from the video assistant referee (VAR). "Deja vu," City manager Pep Guardiola said. "It's the second time. It's tough. But it is what it is." Gabriel Jesus thought ...

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, Juventus swap defenders

Soccer Aug 8, 2019

Manchester City, Juventus swap defenders

A pair of right-backs switched between the English and Italian champions as Manchester City signed Joao Cancelo from Juventus and Danilo went in the other direction. Juventus said Wednesday it will receive €65 million ($73 million) over three years from City for Cancelo, and pay ...

Man City edges Liverpool on penalties at Wembley

Soccer Aug 5, 2019

Man City edges Liverpool on penalties at Wembley

After completing a clean sweep of domestic trophies last season, Manchester City opened the new campaign by lifting the Community Shield following a shootout victory over Liverpool on Sunday. City netted all five penalties — the last by Gabriel Jesus — and backup goalkeeper Claudio ...

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 ...

Liverpool moves back into top spot

Soccer Apr 27, 2019

Liverpool moves back into top spot

Beating Manchester City to the title might not be the only thing occupying the minds of Liverpool forwards Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane heading into the final two weeks of the Premier League season. They are battling each other for the Golden Boot, too. Salah and ...

Tottenham stuns Manchester City to reach semifinals

Soccer Apr 18, 2019

Tottenham stuns Manchester City to reach semifinals

More than two minutes into stoppage time, Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling slid across the field and puffed his chest to the crowd, roaring in elation. Tottenham players collapsed to the turf, some flat on their backs, forlorn and heartbroken. From the brink of Champions ...