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Guardiola relieved as City survive ‘dangerous’ Burton pitch

Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola admitted he was relieved Manchester City sealed their place in the League Cup final without any injuries in a 1-0 win on Burton’s “dangerous” pitch on Wednesday. Guardiola’s... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, Afp, Burton, Guardiola, Trent United Kingdom

Manchester City reach Carabao Cup final with 10-0 aggregate win over Burton Albion

Manchester City reach the Carabao Cup final by completing a 10-0 aggregate win over League One Burton in their semi-final.
Tags: News, Manchester City, Burton Albion, League One Burton

Man City completes 10-0 aggregate win in League Cup semis

Manchester City completed the formalities of its one-sided English League Cup semifinal against third-tier Burton Albion by winning the second leg 1-0 on Wednesday for a 10-0 victory on aggregate            [Author: AP]
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Frenkie de Jong reveals Manchester City and PSG offers

Trio of offers for the Dutch starlet New Barcelona signing Frenkie de Jong has revealed today that he had offers to join Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. It was confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that De Jong would be joining Barcelona in the summer. The Dutch midfielder has made a name for himself in Europe and is now seen to be one of the brightest talents around. De Jong has featured in 28 games for Ajax this season, scoring four goals and assisting one. That has lead to interest from ...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester City, Paris, Amsterdam, Pep Guardiola, Psg, Fc Barcelona, Thomas Tuchel, De Jong, Johan Cruyff Arena

Mario Balotelli completes transfer to Marseille from Nice

Former Manchester City and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli completes a move to Marseille from Nice.
Tags: Football, Liverpool, Manchester City, Marseille, Mario Balotelli, Nice

Barcelona sign Frenkie de Jong for ¬75m; he will stay at Ajax until summer

With Frenkie de Jong's move from Ajax to Barcelona now official, ESPN FC's Julien Laurens gives his take on how he will fit in at the Camp Nou. With Barcelona's late coup for Frenkie de Jong complete, check out what the budding Dutch star brings to the Camp Nou. ESPN FC's Julien Laurens reveals the latest on Barcelona's efforts to land Ajax youngster Frenkie de Jong. Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Ajax's Frenkie de Jong for an initial €75...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Story, Manchester City, Transfers, Espn, Barca, Camp Nou, Ajax Amsterdam, Paris Saint Germain, Julien Laurens, De Jong, Spanish Primera Division, Frenkie de Jong

Kevin De Bruyne in, Sergio Aguero out: Man City’s likely XI vs Burton Albion

Burton Albion vs Manchester City Rarely has a cup semi-final game been so meaningless. Manchester City have booked their spot in the Carabao Cup final following their semi-final first-leg match against Burton Albion. Pep Guardiola’s side won that match 9-0, and there’s no hope of Burton overturning that scoreline. Accordingly, Wednesday’s match has taken on a different complexion. For Burton, the match will be about trying to save face against one of the best teams in the world right now. For M...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Burton Albion, Sergio Aguero, Zinedine Zidane, Times, Man City, Agüero, Kevin De Bruyne, Ivan Perisic, Riyad Mahrez, Benjamin Mendy, Burton

Bad for Man City & PSG: Frenkie De Jong ‘agrees’ Camp Nou move

Ajax starlet Frenkie De Jong The future of Ajax midfielder Frenkie De Jong has been up for discussion for some time. De Jong has made 16 appearances for Ajax in the Eredivisie this season, scoring three goals. The Dutch international has also played in five Champions League games. According to reports, 21-year-old De Jong has been courted by some of the biggest clubs in Europe. Manchester City and PSG have been linked to the upstart. But, according to various reports, De Jong has now agreed to ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester City, Amsterdam, Champions League, Juventus, Man City, Psg, Ivan Perisic, Fc Barcelona, Jong, De Jong, Boateng

Burton v Man City: The fans ready to enjoy their night despite being 9-0 down

Burton Albion fans explain why they will still enjoy their big Carabao Cup night at home to Manchester City after losing the first leg 9-0.
Tags: Sport, Manchester City, Burton Albion, Burton

Was it wrong for Man City to beat Burton 9-0? Or are critics missing the point of football?

Man City's outrageous victory was seen as an insult in some circles. Was the rout justified? When Manchester City defeated Burton Albion in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semifinal early this month, the result sent Twitter into a tizzy. Did Pep Guardiola & Co. need to score that many goals? Was it overkill? Or was it City's duty to go out and win as emphatically as possible? As we head into the second leg (watch live at 2:45 p.m. ET or on replay on ESPN+), ESPN FC senior writer Mar...
Tags: Football, Blog, Sport, Manchester City, Burton Albion, Mark Ogden, Man City, James Martin, Blog Post, English Premier League, Burton, ESPN ESPN, English Carabao Cup, Pep Guardiola Co

Honigstein: Balotelli still deserves a chance

Former Manchester City and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has completed a move to Marseille from Nice.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Liverpool, Manchester City, Marseille, Mario Balotelli, Nice, Latest, Balotelli, ESPN FC TV, French Ligue 1, Honigstein

Eric Garcia catches the eye, Kevin De Bruyne tries new position as Man City see out second leg

Carabao Cup: Sergio Aguero (26') Burton Albion 0-1 Manchester City   BURTON, England -- Manchester City confirmed their place at Wembley for the Carabao Cup final with a 1-0 victory over League One's Burton Albion. The tie was over after the 9-0 first-leg victory and they added to the size of the aggregate margin with a first-half goal from Sergio Aguero. The trophy was Pep Guardiola's first in England and he will find out this season's opponent when Chelsea play Tottenham ...
Tags: England, Football, Blog, Sport, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Burton Albion, Wembley, Sergio Aguero, Man City, Kevin De Bruyne, Blog Post, Eric Garcia, English Carabao Cup, Garcia Erick

Arsenal blow: Denis Suarez to remain at Barcelona

As per a report from Edu Polo of Mundo Deportivo, Arsenal are set to miss out on the signature of Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez. Barcelona outcast Suarez, a versatile 25-year-old who can play either in an attacking-midfield role or on the wing, has been on Barca’s books since 2016, when he made the move to the Camp Nou from Villarreal. However, despite having arrived in Catalunya with weighty expectations on his young shoulders, Suarez’s Blaugrana stint has, to this point, proved rather di...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Manchester City, Real Sociedad, Arsenal, Emirates, Sevilla, Ac Milan, Barca, Camp Nou, Suarez, Eric Abidal, Fc Barcelona

Burton Albion vs Man City – Carabao Cup semi-final second leg preview

A 9-0 victory in the first leg of a two-legged tie is the sort of result that might ordinarily have legal online betting sites thinking about closing... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Burton Albion, League One, Man City, EFL Cup

Checkatrade Trophy: Manchester City youngsters lose at Sunderland

Manchester City's Under 21s lose 2-0 at League One high-fliers Sunderland in the quarter-finals of the Checkatrade Trophy.
Tags: News, Manchester City, Sunderland

Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva responds to Real Madrid rumours

Real Madrid linked with Bernardo Silva Over the last few days reports have emerged that Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva is on Real Madrid’s wishlist. Since Cristiano Ronaldo departed Madrid for Juventus over the summer, Los Blancos have struggled in the league. Real Madrid have now climbed up to 3rd in La Liga but they are still 10 points off 1st place Barcelona. As a result, the Spanish giants will no doubt be keen to improve their squad either this window or over the summer with Silva seemin...
Tags: England, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Manchester City, Real Madrid, Pep Guardiola, Burton Albion, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Monaco, Huddersfield, Madrid, Schalke

Man City boost: Benjamin Mendy returns to squad for Burton clash

Manchester City have this evening confirmed the return of Benjamin Mendy to the club’s squad for their clash with Burton Albion tomorrow night. City run riot The Citizens are set to travel to the Pirelli Stadium for the second-leg of their League Cup tie with their League One opponents. The first-leg between the sides two weeks ago saw an absolutely ruthless City tear Burton apart, to eventually emerge with a frankly-staggering 9-0 win. 9 – Manchester City’s 9-0 win against Burton Albion is t...
Tags: City, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester City, Burton Albion, Huddersfield, Man City, Riyad Mahrez, Benjamin Mendy, Burton, Guardiola, Mendy, Mangala, Manchester Evening News, Pirelli Stadium

Mendy return boosts Man City’s quadruple quest

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola believes the fit-again Benjamin Mendy can make a telling contribution to Manchester City’s push for four trophies in the second half of the season. Mendy is set to... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Man City, Benjamin Mendy, Afp, Mendy, Manchester United Kingdom AFP Pep Guardiola

Man City may use five teenagers vs Burton Albion

Burton Albion 0 – Manchester City 9 Manchester City are already through to the Carabao Cup final. The Sky Blues put in a remarkable performance in their semi-final first-leg against Burton Albion winning 9-0. Gabriel Jesus scored four times in the rout. On Wednesday Burton host Pep Guardiola’s side in the return tie. While this match is a dud, Burton will have a sell-out stadium for the match. Man City may give debuts to five teenagers According to the Manchester Evening News, Guardiola may g...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Newcastle, Everton, Sunderland, Pep Guardiola, Burton Albion, West Ham, Watford, Man City

Man City's Benjamin Mendy back with first team for Carabao Cup match

Manchester City started slowly, but eventually strolled to a three-goal win over bottom side Huddersfield Town. Manchester City started slowly, but eventually strolled to a three-goal win over bottom side Huddersfield Town. Manchester City started slowly, but eventually strolled to a three-goal win over bottom side Huddersfield Town. MANCHESTER, England -- Benjamin Mendy is back in the squad for Manchester City's trip to Burton Albion with Pep Guardiola set to name a stro...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, Burton Albion, Kevin De Bruyne, Huddersfield Town, Benjamin Mendy, English Premier League, Guardiola, MANCHESTER England, Huddersfield Town Manchester City, Phil Foden, English Carabao Cup

Mendy back for Burton clash, Kompany return uncertain

Burton Albion Manchester City ESPN+ 11:45 AM UTC Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 9 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Jan 23 (Reuters) - Manchester City full back Benjamin Mendy has recovered from a knee injury and will return to the squad...
Tags: France, Football, Sport, Story, Manchester United, Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, Burton Albion, Reuters, Kompany, Benjamin Mendy, Burton, Guardiola, Mendy, English Carabao Cup, Burton Albion Manchester City ESPN

LIVE Transfer Talk: Real Madrid to beat Man City to £90m Paulo Dybala

The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to/out of your club this month. TOP STORY: Real to fight Man City for Dybala Real Madrid are hoping to defeat Manchester City in the race to sign Juventus forward Paulo Dybala and are ready to splash £90m on the Argentina international, reports the Sun. Transfers How a transfer works With help from former To...
Tags: Europe, Football, Blog, Sport, Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Transfers, Argentina, Juventus, Mls, Espn, Man City, Barca, United

Mario Balotelli set to join Marseille until end of season - source

Mario Balotelli will have his medical with Marseille on Wednesday. Italy international Mario Balotelli is set to join Marseille until the end of the season, a source close to the player has told ESPN FC. Transfers How a transfer works With help from former Tottenham and Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli, we show you a step-by-step guide to a transfer. What's a medical like? Can a 44-year-old man cut it in the Premier League? Our writer suffers -- and suffers some more -- ...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Story, Liverpool, Manchester City, Marseille, Italy, Mario Balotelli, Tottenham, Transfers, Mls, Espn, Nice, Inter Milan, Barca

Football gossip: Arnautovic, Boateng, Matondo, Carroll, Hazard, Higuain, Darmian, Rodriguez

West Ham to let striker leave in the summer, not this month, Bayern to bid for Manchester City teenager, plus more.
Tags: Football, Manchester City, West Ham, Bayern, Higuain Darmian Rodriguez, Arnautovic Boateng Matondo Carroll

ICYMI: PSG score 9, Arsenal's big win and more

Check out how Europe's top clubs fared at the weekend, including PSG's 9-0, a big night for Arsenal and another win for Manchester United.
Tags: Europe, Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-germain, Latest, Psg, French Ligue 1

Impact of Riyad Mahrez’s absence for Man City vs Huddersfield assessed

Huddersfield 0 – Man City 3 Man City kept up the pace with Liverpool over the weekend. Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 4-3 on Saturday to move seven points clear of the Sky Blues for twenty-four hours. However on Sunday Man City reduced that lead to just four points with a 3-0 win at Huddersfield. Man City’s win looked assured after Danilo’s deflected shot went into the net after 18 minutes. City won the match with two goals in three second half minutes from Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane. Why R...
Tags: City, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Raheem Sterling, Leicester, Huddersfield, Anfield, Crystal Palace, Man City, Etihad Stadium, Reds, Gary Neville, Kevin De Bruyne

'I'm not Huddersfield's new manager, I'm Martin from Wakefield'

A Manchester City fan who was mistakenly touted on TV as the next manager of Huddersfield has responded to the mix-up "in good jest". Martin Warhurst was sitting in John Smith's Stadium's directors' box watching City take on the Terriers when a Sky Sports reporter approached him and asked him whether he was becoming Huddersfield's new boss. It was a case of mistaken identity, with the reporter believing him to be Borussia Dortmund reserve team coach Jan Siewert, who has been ...
Tags: News, Manchester City, Huddersfield, Sky Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Martin, John Smith, Wakefield, Terriers, Jan Siewert, Martin Warhurst

Huddersfield appoint Borussia Dortmund II manager Jan Siewert

Manchester City started slowly, but eventually strolled to a three-goal win over bottom side Huddersfield Town. Huddersfield Town have appointed Borussia Dortmund II manager Jan Siewert as head coach with a contract until 2021, the Premier League club announced on Monday. Siewert replaces David Wagner, who left the club by mutual consent last week with Huddersfield rooted to the bottom of the league table. Wagner guided Huddersfield into the top flight in 2016-17 for the first time in 45 years ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Premier League, Manchester City, Huddersfield, Huddersfield Town, English Premier League, Wagner, David Wagner, Siewert, Huddersfield Town Huddersfield Town, Jan Siewert

Sport Is 'On The Brink' Of A Digital Revolution In 2019

Last week, leading figures from the sports, technology and advertising industries descended on the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) for the annual Leaders Meets Innovation event. Among the attendees were the heads of digital for broadcasters DAZN and Sky Sports, the head of digital from the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Manchester City. A common theme of presentations and conversations in the corridors was the ability of technol...
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Klopp: Everyone Expected Us To Lose Against Crystal Palace

Jurgen Klopp said he told his Liverpool side not to lose their nerve in an encounter with Crystal Palace that he believes many people expected his side to lose. Liverpool went into half-time 1-0 down but scored twice shortly after the break and twice more after Palace made it 2-2 in the 65th minute — with Mohamed Salah bagging a brace — to seal a thrilling 4-3 victory over Roy Hodgson’s team, who beat reigning champions Manchester City last month. They had to hold on as James Milner was sent of...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Roy Hodgson, James Milner, Crystal Palace, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Palace, Mohamed Salah