Coronavirus cases at Man City see game at Everton called off

Soccer Dec 29, 2020

Coronavirus cases at Man City see game at Everton called off

A growing coronavirus outbreak at Manchester City led to the postponement of Monday's Premier League match at Everton and forced the team to close its training ground. Arsenal also announced that defender Gabriel had contracted COVID-19 on Monday and would miss games on Tuesday and ...

Man City and second-division Brentford into League Cup semifinals

Soccer Dec 23, 2020

Man City and second-division Brentford into League Cup semifinals

If Manchester City’s presence in the semifinals of the English League Cup is no real surprise, the same cannot be said about second-division club Brentford. By beating Newcastle 1-0 to take down a fourth Premier League opponent so far in the competition, Brentford reached the ...

Man City beats Wolves for fast Premier League start

Soccer Sep 22, 2020

Man City beats Wolves for fast Premier League start

An abnormally short preseason and a lengthy list of injury and coronavirus-related absentees didn’t stop Manchester City getting off to a fast start in the English Premier League on Monday. City scored in the first half through Kevin de Bruyne and Phil Foden before weathering ...

Barcelona holds breath as Lionel Messi weighs preseason return

Soccer Aug 30, 2020

Barcelona holds breath as Lionel Messi weighs preseason return

The first indication of how determined Lionel Messi is to leave Barcelona and how ugly this dispute could become will be gauged at the club's training ground on Sunday. Barca's greatest ever player is due at the Ciutat Esportiva on Sunday morning for coronavirus tests, ...

Pep Guardiola confident Man City will avoid Champions League ban

Soccer Jul 5, 2020

Pep Guardiola confident Man City will avoid Champions League ban

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has "a lot of confidence" his club will avoid a two-season ban from European competitions when the verdict of their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is revealed later this month. City was banned from UEFA competitions ...

Man City face critical appeal against two-season European ban

Soccer Jun 7, 2020

Man City face critical appeal against two-season European ban

Manchester City's appeal against a two-year ban from European competition will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) from Monday in a case of wide-reaching repercussions. City is accused of overstating sponsorship revenue to hide that it had not complied with UEFA's ...

Manchester City targets role reversal against Real Madrid

Soccer Feb 25, 2020

Manchester City targets role reversal against Real Madrid

Manchester City will be up against both Real Madrid and their reputation on Wednesday as the Champions League's biggest winners play one of its biggest underachievers at the Santiago Bernabeu. After City's win over Leicester on Saturday, Pep Guardiola said: "We will try to be ...