City humiliates United in first leg of League Cup semifinal

Soccer Jan 8, 2020

City humiliates United in first leg of League Cup semifinal

Trailing 3-0 at home to their fierce local rivals in a cup semifinal, Manchester United's players were jeered by their own supporters as they traipsed off at halftime. It was — as United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer attested afterward — the team's worst 45 minutes ...

Man City eases to F.A. Cup win; United settles for draw

Soccer Jan 5, 2020

Man City eases to F.A. Cup win; United settles for draw

Watching John Stones make defensive mistakes while playing for England in the Nations League finals in June, Port Vale striker Tom Pope took to Twitter to say he'd "love to play . . . every week" against the Manchester City center back. "I'd ...

Liverpool to face Atletico Madrid in last 16 of Champions League

Soccer Dec 16, 2019

Liverpool to face Atletico Madrid in last 16 of Champions League

Reigning champions Liverpool will return to the scene of last season's Champions League triumph after they were drawn against Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the competition on Monday, with Manchester City to face 13-time winners Real Madrid. Jurgen Klopp's side will travel to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ko Itakura sent to Dutch club FC Groningen on loan

Soccer Jan 15, 2019

Ko Itakura sent to Dutch club FC Groningen on loan

Manchester City has signed defender Ko Itakura and immediately sent him on loan to Dutch team FC Groningen, it was announced on Monday. The 21-year-old spent the past J. League season playing for Vegalta Sendai on loan from Kawasaki Frontale. He will remain on loan in ...