Chelsea’s major flaw being exposed as Pep Guardiola’s purring Man City continue to capitalise – Dominic Farrell

Even in victory and after another sparkling showing from his team, Pep Guardiola had reason to return to a very familiar complaint. Manchester City beat Watford 3-1 at Vicarage Road to go top of the Premier League for the first time this season but, to reference the famous terrace chant, maybe it should have been… Continue reading Chelsea’s major flaw being exposed as Pep Guardiola’s purring Man City continue to capitalise – Dominic Farrell

Jack Grealish’s woes in front of goal shouldn’t mask key Man City role at Watford – Dominic Farrell

There are obviously huge perks for England manager Gareth Southgate when it comes to so many of his first-choice stars residing in the Manchester City squad. The Three Lions’ finest have a stack of medals to bolster their case as world-class performers and learn under Pep Guardiola’s watchful eye on a daily basis. However, such… Continue reading Jack Grealish’s woes in front of goal shouldn’t mask key Man City role at Watford – Dominic Farrell

Premier League clubs sniffing around Man City given January transfer warning by Pep Guardiola – Dominic Farrell

Obviously you’re all counting down the days and maybe making a big list. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year. Yes, in 27 days, the January transfer window opens. ‘Tis the season to be silly. It is a fact of life at a club like Manchester City, where the squad is brimming… Continue reading Premier League clubs sniffing around Man City given January transfer warning by Pep Guardiola – Dominic Farrell

Pep Guardiola is emulating Sir Alex Ferguson feat and it could lead Man City to his successor

Gone are the days when Pep Guardiola’s stint at a club would merely be a three-year cycle, with the Catalan boss certainly making the Etihad Stadium his home. Guardiola has helped City hit even greater heights by building on the work of his predecessors, with a plethora of titles, and taking the club to their… Continue reading Pep Guardiola is emulating Sir Alex Ferguson feat and it could lead Man City to his successor

Manchester United ‘target’ Roberto Mancini has already wanred that Man City will get even better – Dominic Farrell

Manchester United’s ongoing search for basic competence had been nothing but hilarious for City fans until earlier this week. Then the Telegraph reported Roberto Mancini is a “wildcard” possibility to be Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s long-term successor after Ralf Rangnick’s temporary spell in charge. Mancini? “ Bobby Manc ”? The man who tore down the banner,… Continue reading Manchester United ‘target’ Roberto Mancini has already wanred that Man City will get even better – Dominic Farrell

Landmark Man City star shows he can be the big winner of Ferran Torres-Barcelona transfer saga – Dominic Farrell

Not too long ago, Raheem Sterling’s routes back into Pep Guardiola’s first-team looked blocked and his Manchester City future appeared bleak. Sterling had failed to bring his dazzling Euro 2020 form with England back into the club environment and his capacity to operate across all three of the forward positions was not exactly doing him… Continue reading Landmark Man City star shows he can be the big winner of Ferran Torres-Barcelona transfer saga – Dominic Farrell

The forgotten story of Pep Guardiola and Steven Gerrard’s first clash ahead of Villa v Man City – Dominic Farrell

During his record-breaking tenure at Manchester City, it is fair to say Pep Guardiola has not always had the happiest times at Anfield. Whether it was sitting on a bus that had its windows pelted and smashed ahead of the 2018 Champions League quarter-final defeat, or bellowing “TWICE!” into the air after VAR failed to… Continue reading The forgotten story of Pep Guardiola and Steven Gerrard’s first clash ahead of Villa v Man City – Dominic Farrell

Ferran Torres should heed lessons of two Man City greats before making Barcelona gamble – Dominic Farrell

If Barcelona’s public and ham-fisted pursuit of Ferran Torres has any use at all, it is the way in which it provides a blow-by-blow demonstration of why many Manchester City fans generally cannot stand the old aristocrats of European football. What really sticks in the craw is the persistent flaunting of the nebulous “Mes Que… Continue reading Ferran Torres should heed lessons of two Man City greats before making Barcelona gamble – Dominic Farrell

Eight players who convinced Man City boss Pep Guardiola he doesn’t need Mo Salah or Sadio Mane – Dominic Farrell

When Pep Guardiola choked back the tears in May and explained how “we cannot replace” Sergio Aguero, many fans did not realise how literal his emotional pronouncement would prove to be. Of course, Manchester City’s all-time record goalscorer is an irreplaceable one-off for reasons beyond the number of times he stuck the ball in the… Continue reading Eight players who convinced Man City boss Pep Guardiola he doesn’t need Mo Salah or Sadio Mane – Dominic Farrell

Lionel Messi Ballon d’Or win would have been less controversial if he had joined Man City – Dominic Farrell

Lionel Messi’s record-breaking seventh Ballon d’Or win might have caused some Manchester City fans to fleetingly ponder what might have been. Messi lifted football’s most coveted individual prize once again thanks largely to his efforts in carrying a broken Barcelona through to May, before inspiring Argentina to a first major honour since 1993 at the… Continue reading Lionel Messi Ballon d’Or win would have been less controversial if he had joined Man City – Dominic Farrell