Manchester City

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Liverpool and the complexity of winning and losing

Charging defeated sides with accusations of mental fragility is nearly always a reductive criticism.

1 week ago
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Who could replace Fernandinho at Manchester City?

Whoever Manchester City choose, they will have significant shoes to fill. What is certain is that City will not just…

3 weeks ago
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City v Liverpool & Solskjaer's Manchester United

Alex and Joe discuss Manchester City's victory over Liverpool, and the new look at Solskjaer's Manchester United.

1 month ago
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Thiago Motta's 2-7-2 formation explained

He’s not thinking about the ‘keeper playing ahead of the defenders – that’s the sort of mistranslation that just makes…

2 months ago
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How Guardiola harnessed the power of the Rondo at Barcelona, Bayern and - now - Manchester City

Callum Rice-Coates explains how Pep Guardiola has used the Rondo, a basic training-ground exercise, to encourage technical and spacial improvements…

2 months ago
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How Pep Guardiola improves his players

The Rondo is an encapsulation of Pep Guardiola’s coaching philosophy, a conduit through which his basic principles are channelled onto…

2 months ago
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Ralph Hasenhüttl & Identity

Alex and Joe get all excited about Ralph Hasenhüttl at Southampton, after Arsenal suffered a surprise loss at St Mary's…

2 months ago
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Premier League Weekend Review: Pre-Christmas Slog

Our review of the Premier League weekend: Hasenhuttl's spiritely Southampton derailed Arsenal, while Liverpool cantered beyond a predictably disappointing Manchester…

2 months ago
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Would Leo Messi be successful at Manchester City?

We will surely never know, but - hypothetically - how would Manchester City accommodate Leo Messi's extraordinary range of abilities?

2 months ago
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How did Chelsea beat Manchester City?

Joe and Alex discuss how Manchester City were defeated in their recent trip to Stamford Bridge by an excellently drilled…

2 months ago
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What if Lionel Messi played for Manchester City?

What if Lionel Messi played for Manchester City? Yes, Messi is under contract at Barcelona until 2022, not to mention…

3 months ago
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Manchester City and the 'Football Leaks' explained

Manchester City's success was all thanks to an unlimited supply of money – yes – but also to the prudence…

3 months ago
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Finance & Law | How the global financial crisis changed football

Since 2008, we have seen the creation of an elite band – a bulge bracket, to use financial market terminology…

3 months ago
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FFP breaches show the moral decay across football's entire spectrum

Der Spiegel's allegations are yet to be proven, but their substance suggests a sport completely out of control and out…

4 months ago
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Tottenham vs Manchester City: One in five

Seb Stafford-Bloor was at Wembley on Monday night to see Tottenham fall short against Manchester City.

4 months ago
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Tactics Explained | Guardiola vs Klopp: Possession vs Space

Guardiola and Klopp's understanding of the each other’s strengths began in the Bundesliga in 2013/14; its effects are still being…

4 months ago
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The Leroy Sané incident in the Champions League - a penalty, for the good of the game

A player who tries to keep his balance shouldn't be punished for his honesty.

5 months ago
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Finance & Law | Manchester City's controversial Etihad deal

Etihad Airways, the national airline of Abu Dhabi, replaced Thomas Cook as shirt sponsor in 2009. This had an immediate…

5 months ago
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Finance & Law | City Football Group: Globalisation & Conflicts Of Interest

What is for sure is that City Football Group (CFG), of which Manchester City is the biggest team, is quietly…

6 months ago
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Life through a lens: Manchester City photographer Sharon Latham

Stephen Tudor meets Sharon Latham, long-time club photographer at Manchester City.

6 months ago
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