Man City completes sweep of English trophies with FA Cup win

Soccer 05/18/19, 12:58

Raheem Sterling scored a hat trick as Manchester City completed the first sweep of English men's football trophies by routing Watford 6-0 in a record-equaling FA Cup final victory margin on Saturday.The fourth piece of silverware was sealed with four different scorers at Wembley Stadium, with David Silva, Kevin De ...

Guardiola has ‘trust’ in Man City amid UEFA investigation

Soccer 05/17/19, 09:37

Pep Guardiola has spoken to Manchester City's executives and retains his "trust" in the club amid UEFA's investigation into financial misconduct that could result in the English Premier League winners getting banned from the Champions League."I know exactly what happened, I know exactly what they did," Guardiola said on Friday, ...

Man City, Watford seek landmark win in FA Cup final

Soccer 05/16/19, 07:27

One team is looking to complete an unprecedented domestic treble, bolstering its status as possibly the greatest ever in English soccer. The other is trying to capture a major trophy for the first time.For either Manchester City or Watford, this FA Cup final will come to represent a landmark moment ...

Guardiola: City will get ‘destroyed’ if it throws away title

Soccer 05/10/19, 09:37

To Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, surrendering the English Premier League title on the final day of the season would not detract from his team's brilliant year.After all, Guardiola said on Friday, City was still on course to win every trophy possible with just a few weeks left in the ...

Man City back on top of EPL after Kompany wonder goal

Soccer 05/06/19, 17:08

Manchester City returned to the top of the English Premier League with one round left after captain Vincent Kompany hit a sensational goal to beat Leicester 1-0 in a dramatic and tense match on Monday.The ferocious long-range shot by City's long-serving and influential captain settled nerves 70 minutes into the ...

Technology helps Man City’s push for Premier League title

Soccer 04/28/19, 14:48

Cruelly denied by VAR in its agonizing Champions League exit, Manchester City relied on technology to keep its Premier League title charge on course on Sunday.City scraped past Burnley 1-0 thanks to a scruffy strike by Sergio Aguero that needed the confirmation of goal-line technology.The distance over the line? Less ...

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 ...

Man City 3 wins from retaining Premier League title

Soccer 04/24/19, 16:45

As an excitable Pep Guardiola congratulated his players one by one in the center of the field, a chant of "Champions" rang out from the Manchester City fans in one corner of an otherwise-deserted Old Trafford.Three more victories and City will indeed be a Premier League winner once again.A 2-0 ...

Liverpool returns to top spot; Everton humiliates Man United

Sports 04/21/19, 12:09

Before returning to the top of the Premier League, Liverpool got to savor a Manchester United humiliation.Now, unusually, Liverpool needs a swift recovery by its great rival after United's despair in being routed 4-0 by Everton on Sunday.Liverpool's hopes of ending a 29-year English title drought could hinge on a ...

Foden seizes chance with tired City to clinch Spurs win

Sports 04/20/19, 15:12

Watching Manchester City's Champions League slugfest against Tottenham, Phil Foden sensed his side's energy-sapping exit could present an opportunity.As a youngster in football's costliest-assembled squad, the 18-year-old Foden has to be patient to get game time under Pep Guardiola."He said he will give me opportunities when the lads are a ...

Guardiola says he’s a ‘failure’ in Champions League

Soccer 04/16/19, 10:13

Winning the Champions League twice as a coach puts Pep Guardiola in a fairly elite company. After all, only three managers have won it more times.Yet, to some, Guardiola's record in soccer's grandest club competition is increasingly becoming a stain on his otherwise stacked resume, and the Manchester City manager ...

Sterling double leads Man City to 3-1 win over Palace in EPL

Soccer 04/14/19, 10:10

Raheem Sterling shrugged off a glaring early miss by scoring a goal in each half as Manchester City beat Crystal Palace 3-1 to keep the pressure on Liverpool in the Premier League title race on Sunday.City moved a point clear of Liverpool, which plays Chelsea later Sunday.City manager Pep Guardiola ...

Quadruple-chasing Man City in FA Cup final with Brighton win

Sports 04/06/19, 13:42

Gabriel Jesus sent quadruple-chasing Manchester City into the FA Cup final by sealing a 1-0 victory over Brighton on Saturday.Returning to the scene of City's League Cup triumph in February, the forward met Kevin De Bruyne's cross with a diving header in the fourth minute of the Wembley Stadium semifinal.City ...

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 ...

Liverpool’s title implosion leaves Man City a point in front

Soccer 03/03/19, 15:25

Two months after blowing the chance to go 10 points clear, Liverpool isn't even top of the Premier League any more.With nine matches to go, it is advantage Manchester City. Retaining the title is in the hands of the champions.City is a point ahead of Liverpool thanks to its 1-0 ...

Man City beats Bournemouth 1-0, loses top pair to injury

Soccer 03/02/19, 13:34

Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win at Bournemouth, but lost Kevin De Bruyne and John Stones to injury on Saturday.Substitute Riyad Mahrez secured City's fifth straight league win with a low strike early in the second half after coming off the bench ...

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 ...

European Soccer Weekend: What to watch in main competitions

Soccer 02/21/19, 11:52

What to watch in the leading football competitions in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDManchester City will look to secure the first of a possible four trophies this season when Pep Guardiola's team meet Chelsea in the English League Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.The game comes two weeks after the sides ...

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