Tag Archives: Manchester

The forgotten story of … Manchester City flouting finance rules in 1906 | Football

Manchester City’s Billy Meredith (left) charges down the wing during the 1904 FA Cup final against Bolton Wanderers.

In May 2019, with Manchester City facing several investigations including one by Uefa regarding the alleged breaching of financial fair play regulations, the Guardian reported remarks made by the club’s chairman, Khaldoon Mubarak. “With success there is a certain level of jealousy, envy, whatever you call it,” he said. Almost …

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Football transfer rumours: Matuidi to Manchester United or Arsenal? | Football

The Mill was down for some long overdue maintenance overnight, offering an opportunity for its gnomic, light-deprived team to get the waders on and finally jab a Vileda Supermop at the knotweed and slime that’s accrued on its spokes. We’re delighted to report that some additional motion has been achieved, …

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Manchester City and Chelsea share points after six-goal WSL thriller | Football

Ellen White opens the scoring for City.

If ever there was an advert for the quality of the Women’s Super League, this was it. In a gut-busting end-to-end encounter between league leaders Manchester City and an unbeaten Chelsea, in which Georgia Stanway scored the league’s 2,000th goal and had a penalty saved, every ounce of fight was …

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Cadbury teams up with Manchester United to tackle loneliness in older people | Football

There was a striking change with tradition at Manchester United’s match against Watford on Sunday as 11 elderly “guests of honour” replaced the customary child mascots before the kick-off, stepping out and shaking hands with the first team on the Old Trafford ground. The estimated 75,000 people attending the match …

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Bruno Fernandes opens Manchester United account in win over Watford | Football

Bruno Fernandes runs at Watford.

After a dour start this became the Anthony Martial and Bruno Fernandes show. Each have the quality Manchester United require if a challenge for a Champions League berth is to be mounted, this win lifting them two places up to fifth in this quest. Both scored while showing their team-mates …

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Manchester City have Europe in their sights despite Cushing’s abrupt exit | Football

Interim manager Alan Mahon talks to his players after the 1-0 win over Bristol City.

Who says Manchester City will not be in the Champions League next season? And who on earth claims they cannot win the title this spring? Alan Mahon’s City women are not only exempt from the European ban clouding Pep Guardiola’s horizon but sit top of their table, one point ahead …

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Which club will take Manchester City’s place in the Champions League? | Football

The Premier League table.

With Liverpool, Manchester City and Leicester City well clear at the top of the Premier League table, the battle for fourth was going to be a hotly contested affair. Now that City have been banned from Uefa competitions for the next two seasons – pending an appeal – the race …

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From Greaves in ’66 to Manchester City, many football fans live in alternative reality | Football

Manchester City fans get the banners out at their home game against West Ham.

The footage of a suited Jimmy Greaves trying to celebrate with his England teammates while they dance around Wembley with the World Cup makes for painful viewing. As BT Sport’s excellent documentary explains, Spurs’ record goalscorer had just about got over a kick in a group game – his second …

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