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Why Manchester City’s over-reliance on Aguero could cost them this season

Guardiola’s reigning champions need others to chip in with the goals this campaign as the league looks tougher than ever.

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Manchester City 2-1 Arsenal – What actually happened?

Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League on Sunday was a lot of things. Disappointing? Yes. Inevitable? Yes. A setback? You betcha. What it wasn’t, was Arsenal being Arsenal, as so many have

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Watch: Pep Guardiola’s brilliant reaction to quadruple Man City question

The English media are known for asking tricky and, on occasions, frankly ridiculous questions during the endless amount of press conferences that seem to occur in football throughout the season. Who’d be a football manager, eh? *Raises hand* As the

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Premier League 2016/17 preview

The wait is almost over. The new Premier League season is upon us and what a season it promises to be. From Pep to Zlatan and everything in between, 2016/17 has the potential to be the best year of English

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Pep can make Manchester City unstoppable

Transfer deadline day made for one big, anticlimactic borefest. A few teams traded here and there but overall there was very little to talk about on the player front. The whole day would have been a waste had it not

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England to miss out on the fruits of Guardiola’s labour

And so when the worst kept secret in football was revealed, that Pep Guardiola would become the manager of Manchester City next season, the inevitable questions followed. How many points will Man City win the title by next season? Are they now

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Who will win the Champions League 2015/2016?

The only competition hotter than the Qatar World Cup is back this week and so far the Champions League has seen Europe’s elite playing everywhere from Kazakhstan to Manchester. I’ll take a look at the best bets for winning the

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Why the Premier League’s best just don’t cut the mustard in Europe

It’s a typically cold, dreary evening in the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow back in 2008. The stage is set for what many consider to be the biggest annual match in football – the Champions League Final. The two teams in contention for

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Stopping the disappearing acts of young English talent

As everyone obsesses over the Raheem Sterling saga, their attention should be turned to the other exciting English talent that has made his move to the Etihad: Patrick Roberts. Manchester City have acquired a midfielder that at the tender age of

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What is it with English players and their outrageous price tags?

Following the sale of winger Raheem Sterling from Liverpool to Manchester City for £49million I ask, what is it with English players and their outrageous price tags? Where have these inflated fees suddenly come from? Are they justified? It’s the

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The passion: young Manchester United fan sums up derby win against Manchester City

Think it’s fair to say Manchester United fans will be wallowing in the glory of the derby defeat of Manchester City on Sunday for a very long time. Not only did it put an end to a run of four

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Man City’s Aguero takes on New York City FC’s Villa in blindfolded penalty shootout

Due to both Manchester City and New York City FC being linked, a collaboration between the two is something we could see more and more of in the coming years. The latest in what may become a series of collaborative

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Regenerating Manchester City – who to turn to?

Monday Night Football is an education for football fans, like myself, as teams, managers, players, formations and tactics are broken down in microscopic detail by Sky Sports pundits and former Premier League stars Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher. Last week, Neville

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Manchester City: spending money the right way?

In 2008 when Manchester City were handed all the money they could possibly have hoped for, the fans dreams had become a possibility. The signing of Robinho was a statement made by the club to prove City were about to become

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Manchester City’s Aleksander Kolarov takes on kitman Les Chapman in boxing match

Manchester City love bringing out Alexander Kolarov around this time of the year to spread some of his Christmas joy (sort of) on behalf of the club. The Serbian left-back starred in a spoof boxing match against kitman Les Chapman for