Life after David Silva not such a harrowing prospect at City

Soccer 04/25/19, 07:27

David Silva's place in the pantheon of great Manchester City players is secure. For many, "Merlin" — as he is nicknamed by his teammates because of midfield wizardry — might be right at the top.Yet there have been signs this season that, at age 33 and after nine years at ...

Pogba selected in Premier League team of the season

Soccer 04/25/19, 04:41

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is the only player not from Manchester City or Liverpool to be selected in the Premier League's Team of the Year for the 2018-19 season.City had six representatives — Ederson, Aymeric Laporte, Fernandinho, Bernardo Silva, Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero — while Liverpool had four, ...

City beats United 2-0, back on top of Premier League

Soccer 04/24/19, 15:58

Manchester City kept the destination of the Premier League title in its own hands by beating Manchester United 2-0 on Wednesday to climb back above Liverpool with three games left this season.United slumped to a seventh loss in its last nine matches under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer thanks to strikes in ...

Sterling, Van Dijk among England’s player of year contenders

Soccer 04/20/19, 07:02

Premier League title contenders Liverpool and Manchester City dominate the six-man shortlist for the Professional Footballers' Association player of the year award, with defender Virgil van Dijk and forward Raheem Sterling the front-runners.Van Dijk joins Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane on the list, while Sterling is included alongside fellow City players ...

Man City back atop Premier League with 2-0 win over Cardiff

Soccer 04/03/19, 16:10

Manchester City rested many of its best players and was still too strong for Cardiff in a 2-0 win that lifted the defending champions back to the top of the Premier League on Wednesday.Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane scored in the first half as City won an eighth straight ...

Man City top of Premier League after beating Fulham 2-0

Soccer 03/30/19, 09:29

Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero sent Manchester City back to the top of the Premier League after being gifted goals by Fulham to seal a 2-0 victory on Saturday.City moved a point ahead of Liverpool, which hosts Tottenham on Sunday but will have played a game more than Pep Guardiola's ...

City routs Schalke 7-0, eases into Champions League quarters

Soccer 03/12/19, 16:55

Manchester City tied the record for the biggest win in the last 16 of the Champions League by thrashing Schalke 7-0 on Tuesday, completing a 10-2 aggregate victory to reach the quarterfinals for the third time in four seasons.This season's round of 16 has featured some memorable comebacks so far ...

Man City back atop Premier League as Mahrez finally delivers

Soccer 03/02/19, 12:45

A club-record signing for $80 million, Riyad Mahrez has struggled to make a significant impact in his first season at Manchester City.Scoring a huge goal in the Premier League title race might just turn things round for the Algeria winger.Mahrez came off the bench and poked in a scruffy goal ...

Aguero penalty keeps Man City in touch with Liverpool

Soccer 02/27/19, 17:24

Sergio Aguero converted a second-half penalty to earn Manchester City a 1-0 win over West Ham and keep the Premier League champions a point behind first-place Liverpool on Wednesday.West Ham, coached by former City manager Manuel Pellegrini, frustrated the hosts for almost an hour at Etihad Stadium as the exertions ...

Man City stays in hunt for quadruple after big FA Cup win

Soccer 01/26/19, 17:11

Pep Guardiola dismissed as "fantasy" the notion of his Manchester City players winning the quadruple this season.It's certainly a long shot but, on current form, it's hard to see how or when they'll next be beaten.City swept past fellow English Premier League team Burnley 5-0 in the fourth round of ...

Rampant Man City thrashes Burnley 5-0 in FA Cup

Soccer 01/26/19, 12:26

Pep Guardiola has dismissed as "fantasy" the notion of Manchester City winning the quadruple this season.It's certainly a long shot but, on current form, it's hard to see how or when they'll next be beaten.City swept past fellow English Premier League team Burnley 5-0 in the fourth round of the ...

Jesus keeps up scoring spree, Man City beats Wolves 3-0

Soccer 01/14/19, 17:02

Gabriel Jesus kept up his scoring spree for Manchester City with two goals in a 3-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English Premier League on Monday, moving the champion back to within four points of Liverpool.The Brazil striker has seven goals across three competitions in the past nine days ...

Leicester hands Man City second loss in 4 days in EPL

Soccer 12/26/18, 12:47

Manchester City suffered a second surprise defeat in as many English Premier League matches when it lost at Leicester 2-1 on Wednesday.The defending champion, which also went down at home to Crystal Palace 3-2 on Saturday, is down in third place, seven points adrift of leader Liverpool and one point ...

Understrength Man City racks up 6th straight win in EPL

Sports 12/01/18, 12:07

Even a subdued display by an understrength lineup didn't stop Manchester City racking up another win in the Premier League on Saturday.And with Bournemouth the visitors to Etihad Stadium, it was no surprise to see Raheem Sterling on the scoresheet for the unbeaten leaders.City won 3-1 for a sixth straight ...

Man City goes 12 points clear of United with 3-1 derby win

Sports 11/11/18, 14:36

Manchester City surged 12 points clear of Manchester United with a 3-1 derby win on Sunday that highlighted just how far Jose Mourinho's team is from dethroning its neighbor as Premier League champions.As United was run ragged, and unable to disrupt City's passing, David Silva swept the league leaders in ...

City sweeps aside Shakhtar 3-0 in Champions League

Soccer 10/23/18, 17:03

Manchester City took a step closer to qualifying from its Champions League group Tuesday with a dominant 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk.Last season the Ukrainian team ended a 29-game unbeaten run for City, but it never came close to another win Tuesday. David Silva and Aymeric Laporte's goals had Pep ...

Hart endures tough return to Man City as Burnley routed 5-0

Soccer 10/20/18, 12:40

Joe Hart endured a tough return to former club Manchester City as Burnley was thrashed 5-0 by the champions in the English Premier League on Saturday.The former England goalkeeper earned a standing ovation at Etihad Stadium and made a series of fine saves on his first return to the club ...

Man City beats Brighton ahead of next Champions League test

Soccer 09/29/18, 13:04

Manchester City began an important week with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday.Goals from Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero earned City the three points in a game where it had 80 percent possession and 28 shots to Brighton's four at the Etihad Stadium.Manchester City ...

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