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Pep Guardiola: “We have to win. Are we going to be the team that lost against Newcastle or the team that won against Arsenal. That’s the challenge.” Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Pep Guardiola has urged Manchester City to score as many goals as possible in the knowledge that it could decide the title race. City will regain top(...)

  German magazine Der Spiegel has alleged that Manchester City cheated and presented a “tissue of lies” to comply with Uefa’s FFP rules. Photograph:   Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Uefa officials are examining the allegations made against Manchester City based on the “Football Leaks” of the club’s internal emails, to see whether(...)

Maurizio Sarri is expected to leave Napoli to take over at Chelsea. Photo: Carlo Hermann/Getty Images

At last, Chelsea can see “a fumata bianca”. In the lexicon of Italian football journalism, that phrase – “white smoke” – is used to convey the moment (...)

 Mauricio Pochettino watches his team lose their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Getty Images

It feels as though Mauricio Pochettino’s career at Tottenham has been a battle with the club’s essential nature, with the need to end the curse of Spu(...)

Vincent Kompany of Manchester City scores the opening goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

City 1 United 1, Division One, May 1963 In a season that finished with Everton winning the title, both Manchester clubs were mired in relegation trou(...)

Former Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic scores the first goal against Celtic. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Brendan Rodgers claimed Celtic needed more courage against Zenit St Petersburg after the Hoops crashed out of the Europa League following their 3-1 ag(...)

 Will Grigg scores Wigan Athletic’s goal during the FA cup fifth round against Manchester City at DW Stadium. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Wigan Athletic 1 Manchester City 0 There is a famous song here about the man who has just scorched Manchester City’s hopes of a quadruple. And in the(...)

 Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates with the Premier League trophy in 2012. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

In the course of a voyage around the cradle of the professional game in England’s north-west for his just-published book called On The Brink, the auth(...)

 Manchester City striker Kevin De Bruyne takes on  Vicente Iborra of Leicester City. Photograph:  Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

“If the ball goes on the left foot then you just try it,” said a typically relaxed Kevin De Bruyne on Saturday evening. “Sometimes it comes off and so(...)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will be delighted with his team’s start to the season. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester City’s start to the season has been remarkable, largely because they are challenging records for two different types of dominance. Only Tot(...)

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