It’s a very important Manchester Derby in the EFL Cup

It’s always an occasion when Manchester United and Manchester City, so today’s EFL Cup tie could provide good theater at Old Trafford (2:55 p.m. ET, BeIn Sports). United comes in on the heels of a 4-0 hiding over the weekend in manager Jose Mourinho’s return to Chelsea, while City was also less than its best […]

How is the John Stones transfer going to mean for Manchester City and Everton

On the eve of the 2016-2017 Premier League season, an English international has changed teams. Everton center back John Stones, the subject of a failed transfer bid from Chelsea in the run-up to last season, has been sold to Manchester City for £47.5 million ($62.1 million). This signing obviously affects his new club, and his […]

Champions League: Final four teams battle for spot in final

The Champions League final is set for Saturday, May 28 at the San Siro. The only thing left to do before then is to sort out which two teams will be playing. Atletico Madrid will take a slender 1-0 lead to Germany for a date with Bayern Munich (today, 2:30 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1) […]

Champions League preview: Semifinal places on the line for Europe’s elite

Want drama? The Champions League has it in spades for the next couple of days. Can Real Madrid overturn a 2-0 deficit at home against Wolfsburg? Which club will emerge from a 2-2 deadlock between Paris Saint-German and Manchester City? Can Barcelona and Bayern Munich cash in on slender one-goal advantages against Atletico Madrid and […]

Five players Pep Guardiola will waste no time getting rid of at Manchester City

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is heading to Manchester City next season, though what kind of situation he’ll find when his plane touches down at Manchester Airport is anyone’s guess. Specifically, the team’s place in next year’s Champions League is far from assured. Right now, City holds the fourth place in the Premier League table […]

Manchester Derby: Champions League spot hangs in balance as neighbors clash

With just nine games left in the season, both Manchester City and Manchester United are feeling the pressure of earning a spot in next year’s Champions League. City is in fourth place on 51 points, 12 points back from Leicester City with a game in hand while United is four points adrift of their “noisy […]

Manchester City’s history in the Capital One Cup Final

When Manchester City takes the pitch at Wembley Stadium against Liverpool on Sunday (11:25 a.m. ET, Bein Sports), history will not be on its side. Liverpool has won this event on eight different occasions and were runners-up three more times. No team has won more league cups or appeared in as many finals. Manchester City […]

Does anyone even want to win the Premier League?

With the Premier League season more than halfway gone, there are five (perhaps six) teams that are in the running for the Premier League title. However, there is no one team that has set themselves apart from the pack at the top. More importantly those teams at the top keep dropping points against teams that […]

Let the bidding begin: Possible Pep Guardiola destinations

It’s said that coaches are hired to be fired. Pep Guardiola doesn’t agree. After three years with Bayern Munich, Guardiola has decided he’s had enough of life in Bavaria, and will step aside at the end of this season. His decision will surely start a bidding war among Europe’s elite for the Spaniard’s signature. Where […]

Does Manchester City have a £100 million midfield problem?

When Manchester City want to be, they are not only really good, but they can play some beautiful football. This was evidenced two seasons ago when they ran over everyone en route to a second Premier League title in 2014. The engine behind City’s success has been Spanish midfielder David Silva. Over the years, Silva […]