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Dominant City beat Villa to win third straight League Cup

03 March, 2020 10:02 am 10:02 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester City continued their imperious stranglehold over the League Cup with a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa in the final on Sunday as goals from Sergio Aguero and Rodri secured the trophy for a third straight season. City, who have now won the competition in five of the last seven campaigns, dominated … Read More

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Guardiola targets second place as ‘extraordinary’ Liverpool mar...

01 January, 2020 9:02 am 9:02 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester City will target second place in the Premier League and focus on cup competitions with unbeaten league leaders Liverpool too far ahead to reel in, manager Pep Guardiola said on Monday. Defending league champions City are 16 points behind Liverpool — who have a game in hand — and Guardiola said … Read More

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Man City see off Sheffield Utd but VAR questioned again

12 December, 2019 2:37 pm 2:37 pm

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Manchester City got back to winning ways on Sunday with Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne on target in the second half as Pep Guardiola’s side beat Sheffield United 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium in a Premier League game which saw yet more VAR controversy. It was another impressive performance from … Read More

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Wolves fight back to beat 10-man City as title fades further

12 December, 2019 11:49 am 11:49 am

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (Reuters) – Ten-man Manchester City gave up a two goal lead as they crashed to a 3-2 defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Friday to leave them 14 points adrift of Premier League leaders Liverpool. The 89th minute winner from Matt Doherty means Liverpool have a 13 point lead over second-placed Leicester … Read More

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Shelvey’s late gem leaves Man City frustrated at Newcastle

11 November, 2019 10:11 pm 10:11 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Champions Manchester City dropped two vital points in the Premier League title race as Jonjo Shelvey’s stunning late strike earned struggling Newcastle United a 2-2 home draw on Saturday. A scrappy game was drifting towards a draw when Kevin De Bruyne’s 82nd-minute thunderbolt looked to have won the game for City who … Read More

Manchester City owner scores $4.8 billion price tag with stake sale

11 November, 2019 3:35 pm 3:35 pm

PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester City’s Abu Dhabi-controlled owner has agreed to sell a $500 million (£390 million) stake to US private equity firm Silver Lake, making it the world’s most valuable soccer group with a $4.8 billion price tag. Silver Lake will buy just over 10% of City Football Group (CFG), which owns reigning English … Read More

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Manchester City battle back for crucial win over Chelsea

11 November, 2019 9:40 am 9:40 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Manchester City returned to winning ways with a 2-1 success over Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium  ending the Londoners’ run of six straight victories and keeping Pep Guardiola’s side nine points behind leaders Liverpool. City’s loss at Anfield before the international break made this a key game but they had to … Read More

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Atalanta fight back to draw with Man City as Kyle Walker ends up in goal

11 November, 2019 10:24 am 10:24 am

MILAN (Reuters) – Manchester City were made to wait to book a place in the Champions League knockout stages and ended up clinging on for a 1-1 draw against Atalanta on Wednesday after a red card forced Kyle Walker to go in goal. City had taken an early lead through Raheem Sterling but Mario Pasalic’s … Read More

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Liverpool march on, Man City keep up chase

09 September, 2019 10:36 am 10:36 am

LONDON (Reuters) – There was more than a touch of fortune about Liverpool’s seventh successive Premier League win of the season as a howler by Sheffield United goalkeeper Dean Henderson gifted the leaders a 1-0 win at Bramall Lane. But Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City kept themselves within five points of Liverpool after picking up a … Read More

Five-star Manchester City make statement, Kane seals late Spurs win

08 August, 2019 4:01 pm 4:01 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Champions Manchester City delivered an emphatic statement of intent with a 5-0 thrashing of West Ham United as they began their bid for a hat-trick of Premier League title on Saturday. Raheem Sterling’s hat-trick fired City to a crushing victory as they more than matched title rivals Liverpool’s 4-1 hammering of Norwich … Read More

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Manchester City crush Watford 6-0 to complete treble in style

05 May, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Majestic Manchester City crushed Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final to become the first team to win the English treble of league championship and both domestic cups in the most emphatic way imaginable. The victory matched the competition’s record final win — set when Bury beat Derby County 116 years ago … Read More

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Manchester City survive scare to retain Premier League title in style

05 May, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

LONDON (92 News) – Manchester City clinched the Premier League title with the win required to finally end Liverpool’s relentless attempt to dethrone them as champions by crushing Brighton & Hove Albion 4-1 on the south-coast on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s City ended the season with 98 points, two shy of last season’s record-breaking 100, while … Read More

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City, Liverpool primed for final day of epic title race

05 May, 2019 8:59 am 8:59 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Having absorbed everything Liverpool could throw at them in a titanic title battle, Manchester City will retain their crown with victory at Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday. It is possible they could get by with a draw, or even an unlikely defeat, as they will start the final round of a … Read More

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Kompany stunner moves Manchester City one win away from title

05 May, 2019 9:32 am 9:32 am

MANCHESTER (Reuters) – Just as nerves and an enterprising Leicester City threatened to wreck Manchester City’s title hopes, their long-serving captain Vincent Kompany stepped up and fired home in the most emphatic fashion. The 1-0 win over Brendan Rodgers’ side now means City can secure the Premier League title with a victory at Brighton on … Read More

Manchester City clinch domestic double with FA Cup triumph over West Ham

05 May, 2019 8:49 am 8:49 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester City completed a domestic double by comfortably beating West Ham United 3-0 in the Women’s FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium , following on from their League Cup triumph in February. City, who missed out on winning the Super League which was clinched by Arsenal last week, made up for that … Read More