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Carvalhal enjoys warm Hillsborough welcome as Swansea secure another replay

Posted Sunday, February 18, 2018 by PA3 hits

An emotional Carlos Carvalhal declared himself the happiest manager in the world after receiving a very warm welcome from former club Sheffield Wednesday.The Portuguese only left Hillsborough eight weeks ago by mutual consent but, in a classic twist of fixture fate, found himself back there with new club Swansea in the fifth round of the FA Cup.Given the circumstances perhaps a draw was appropri...Full Story »

Carlos Carvalhal’s Swansea held by former club Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018 by PA9 hits

Carlos Carvalhal’s return to Hillsborough ended in stalemate as Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea played out a goalless draw in the fifth round of the FA Cup.It was a game of few clear-cut chances and the teams will have to try again at the Liberty Stadium in a week and a half.Carvalhal’s two-and-a-half-year stint as Wednesday manager, which saw them reach the Championship play-offs in...Full Story »

Man City ace De Bruyne agreed Bayern Munich contract

Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com146 hits

The agent of Manchester City winger Kevin de Bruyne says Bayern Munich blew their chance to sign the Belgian two years ago. Patrick de Koster insists could easily have signed De Bruyne when he was with VfL Wolfsburg. "We reached a personal agreement with Bayern after two meetings. The deal collapsed on the asking price," De Koster said. "I think that Bayern wanted to pay €50m, but not...Full Story »

Chelsea FC 4 - 0 Hull City: Willian scores twice as first-half blitz sends Chelsea past Hull

Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018 by PA31 hits

Willian dispatched two inch-perfect finishes as Chelsea cruised past Hull 4-0 and into the FA Cup quarter-finals.The hard-grafting Brazil forward’s smart brace sealed a comfortable Stamford Bridge victory stroll, with Olivier Giroud bagging his first Chelsea goal and Pedro also on target before the half-time whistle.Willian also showed his savvy side, however, appearing to distract David M...Full Story »

Leicester City 1 - 0 Sheffield United: Vardy header sinks Blades and sends Leicester into last eight

Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018 by PA17 hits

Sheffield Wednesday fan Jamie Vardy put the Blades to the sword as Leicester knocked Sheffield United out of the FA Cup.Sheffield-born Vardy, released by the club he supports at the age of 16, had been the target of “Owls reject” taunts by the visiting supporters, but he had the last laugh when he headed the only goal of the game after 66 minutes.The fifth-round tie was the first gam...Full Story »

Wigan Athletic vs Manchester City - Morsy missing as Wigan prepare to host City

Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 by PA19 hits

Wigan will be without suspended skipper Sam Morsy for their fifth-round FA Cup tie against Manchester City.Morsy received his 10th yellow card of the season in the midweek home defeat to Blackpool and starts a two-game ban.James Vaughan and fellow recent signing Devante Cole are both unavailable having appeared earlier in this season’s competition for former clubs Sunderland and Fleetwood ...Full Story »

Wednesday without cup-tied trio for Swansea clash

Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 by PA11 hits

Sheffield Wednesday trio Sean Clare, Jordan Thorniley and Jack Stobbs will miss the FA Cup visit of Swansea having previously played in the competition for other clubs.Forward Marco Matias also sits out the fifth-round tie as he serves the final instalment of a three-match suspension.Cameron Dawson returns in goal, as he has done for Wednesday’s previous two cup outings.Midfielder Ross Wal...Full Story »

Chelsea vs Hull City - David Luiz, Ross Barkley and Tiemoue Bakayoko sidelined for Chelsea

Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 by PA41 hits

Chelsea are without David Luiz, Ross Barkley and Tiemoue Bakayoko for Friday’s FA Cup fifth-round fixture at home to Hull.Defender Luiz has an ankle injury, Barkley is sidelined with a hamstring problem while fellow midfielder Bakayako has an unspecified ailment.Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso face late fitness tests before manager Antonio Conte selects his starting XI.Hull have injuries,...Full Story »

Leicester City vs Sheffield United - Wes Morgan in line for Leicester return in FA Cup

Posted Thursday, February 15, 2018 by PA24 hits

Leicester captain Wes Morgan could make his return from injury against Sheffield United in the FA Cup.The central defender has been out since suffering a hamstring injury on New Year’s Day but he might be back in the squad for the fifth-round tie.Shinji Okazaki is still struggling with the knee problem that saw him miss the Premier League trip to Manchester City and the striker will remain...Full Story »

Manchester City the best team in world football, says Barton

Posted Thursday, February 15, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com68 hits

Former Manchester City midfielder Joey Barton believes Pep Guardiola has moulded the team into the best side in world football. Pep Guardiola has built the best team in world football at Manchester City, according to the club's former midfielder Joey Barton. City are on track to win the quadruple, with Guardiola's men 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League and through to the final ...Full Story »

Pep Guardiola hails ‘amazing’ City after comfortable win over Basel

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by PA15 hits

Pep Guardiola felt his Manchester City side all but secured their place in the Champions League quarter-finals as they thrashed Basel 4-0 in Switzerland on Tuesday.Ilkay Gundogan scored twice and there were also goals for Sergio Aguero and Bernardo Silva as the Premier League leaders produced yet another commanding display in what is proving a remarkable season.The result means the second leg of...Full Story »

Basel 0 - 4 Manchester City: City rout Basel to all but secure Champions League quarter-final place

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by PA32 hits

Ilkay Gundogan scored twice as Manchester City put one foot in the Champions League quarter-finals with an emphatic 4-0 win over Basel. In-form Sergio Aguero scored his 198th City goal and Bernardo Silva also got on the scoresheet as Pep Guardiola’s side cruised to victory on a freezing night at St Jakob-Park. Most of the damage was done as City rattled in three goals in a blistering n...Full Story »

Basel vs Manchester City - Leroy Sane in line for early return to action in Basel

Posted Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by PA50 hits

Leroy Sane could make a dramatic return to action when Manchester City resume their Champions League campaign in Basel on Tuesday.The runaway Premier League leaders will go into the first leg of the last-16 tie in Switzerland full of confidence, with captain Vincent Kompany believing the club are now ready to win the competition.Winger Sane was initially ruled out for up to seven weeks when he s...Full Story »

Pep Guardiola unsure if Man City are ready to win Champions League

Posted Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by ESPN73 hits

Pep Guardiola says he's not sure whether Manchester City are ready to win the Champions League yet ahead of their round-of-16 clash with Basel. City have only gone beyond the first knockout stage of the competition once before -- in 2015 when they reached the semifinals. Guardiola has said City lack the experience to compete with the best sides in Europe asked if the big teams in Europe woul...Full Story »

Cardiff City vs Bolton Wanderers - Gary Madine could miss reunion with former club Bolton

Posted Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by PA46 hits

Cardiff striker Gary Madine hopes to be passed fit to take on former club Bolton.Madine – who left Bolton on transfer deadline day last month – was in the wars during Cardiff’s 1-1 draw at Millwall last Friday, with Bluebirds boss Neil Warnock saying his new signing had his nose “smashed”.Lee Peltier was on the bench at The Den after five weeks out following minor s...Full Story »

Newcastle 1 - 0 Manchester United: Manchester United lose further ground on City after Newcastle setback

Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 by PA42 hits

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United lie an eye-watering 16 points behind leaders Manchester City after Matt Ritchie fired embattled Newcastle to their first home Premier League win since October.Life in the north-east has not been easy this season with problems off the pitch compounded by struggles on it, but Magpies boss Rafael Benitez oversaw a victory to cherish against old foe Mourinho o...Full Story »

Man City boss Pep Guardiola LOVES Channel 4 show Countdown

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2018 by Dailystar.co.uk27 hits

GAME ON: Pep Guardiola is a big fan of Channel 4 show Countdown The Premier League-topping coach is hooked on the afternoon words and sums show and watches it on catch-up if he is running late after training. The programme also helps the 47-year-old Spaniard improve his English as he consults a dictionary whenever he does not recognise a word. Pep has no problem with the numbers dealt out by ...Full Story »

Manchester City 5 - 1 Leicester City: Aguero scores four as five-star Manchester City thrash Leicester

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2018 by PA36 hits

Sergio Aguero scored four times as Premier League leaders Manchester City showed Riyad Mahrez what he is missing in a 5-1 thrashing of Leicester.Mahrez returned as a substitute for Leicester after more than a week in self-imposed exile following the collapse of a move to City but he could do little to stop Pep Guardiola’s rampant side.Aguero scored all his goals in the second half at the E...Full Story »

Carvalhal goes on the attack – and Swansea cook up a win

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2018 by PA8 hits

Carlos Carvalhal felt his bold approach paid off as Swansea continued their Premier League revival with a 1-0 home victory over Burnley.South Korean midfielder Ki Sung-yueng struck eight minutes from time – his first goal since May 2016 – to lift Swansea to 15th place, two points above the relegation zone.Ki’s winner came after Carvalhal had made two attacking second-half subst...Full Story »

Ki unlocks Burnley to maintain Swansea’s momemtum under Carvalhal

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2018 by PA14 hits

Swansea maintained their momentum under Carlos Carvalhal as Ki Sung-yueng’s late strike secured a 1-0 home victory over Burnley. A Premier League game of few chances sprang into life when Ki drilled home low from the edge of the penalty area after 82 minutes – the South Korean midfielder’s first goal since May 2016. Swansea have now taken 14 points from 21 since Carvalhal s...Full Story »

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