Man City loanee Ben Knight has plan to get stronger after wondergoal for Crewe

Manchester City forward Ben Knight is hoping his goal and assist for Crewe on Wednesday will help him break back into their first team following a frustrating spell out injured. Knight, 19, has been limited to just nine appearances for League One strugglers Crewe, and was making his first start since August in their win… Continue reading Man City loanee Ben Knight has plan to get stronger after wondergoal for Crewe

‘You can see that in two ways’: Man City coach responds to UEFA Youth League setback for academy

Manchester City EDS coach Brian Barry-Murphy saw ‘the seeds of some very important careers start to form’ in the defeat that saw the Under-19s eliminated from the UEFA Youth League. City needed a victory at home to PSG to keep their qualification hopes alive but a young team was comfortably second-best across the 90 minutes… Continue reading ‘You can see that in two ways’: Man City coach responds to UEFA Youth League setback for academy

Gary Neville quip shows how Pep Guardiola has changed Man City academy narrative – Simon Bajkowski

The sight of a sombre Gary Neville out early in the November chill at the Etihad to discuss the smoking ruins of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s time at Manchester United added to an excellent weekend for Manchester City fans. And the matchday commentary from the former United man will have further deepened the sense of satisfaction… Continue reading Gary Neville quip shows how Pep Guardiola has changed Man City academy narrative – Simon Bajkowski

Pep Guardiola gives verdict on Cole Palmer, James McAtee and Man City’s rising academy stars

Pep Guardiola gave Cole Palmer the greatest compliment he could by simply picking the teenager in a central striker role for his first Premier League start. And the Blues boss picked out four more academy talents who he feels have a big future at Manchester City, including James McAtee, who made his Premier League debut… Continue reading Pep Guardiola gives verdict on Cole Palmer, James McAtee and Man City’s rising academy stars

Steven Gerrard gesture that boosted Man City academy

Manchester City fans will always be grateful to Steven Gerrard for his 2014 slip, but the new Aston Villa manager has also played a small role in helping their academy talent. Gerrard’s first job cutting his coaching teeth came as Liverpool Under-18s boss, where he spent a year before getting the call from Rangers to… Continue reading Steven Gerrard gesture that boosted Man City academy

Cole Palmer looks to evoke memories of Frank Lampard and Joe Cole in continuing Man City rise – Alex Brotherton

Cole Palmer is a name Manchester City fans are fast becoming acquainted with. A year and a half ago there was no real reason to have any idea who he was. A member of City’s academy since the age of eight, Palmer was obviously talented, but as the pandemic brought football to a standstill in… Continue reading Cole Palmer looks to evoke memories of Frank Lampard and Joe Cole in continuing Man City rise – Alex Brotherton

Rotherham 5-0 Man City U21 highlights and reaction as Kayky makes City debut

Full time ratings Slicker – Helpless for the goals. One big mistake, another big save. 6 Lewis – No real issues for the youngster in the first half, but a poor second half. 6 Burns – Strong enough against Rotherham’s three attackers until clumsily giving away the penalty. 6 Mbete – Held firm against experienced… Continue reading Rotherham 5-0 Man City U21 highlights and reaction as Kayky makes City debut

Callum Doyle speaks of Man City future amid Sunderland rave reviews

Manchester City centre back Callum Doyle says he is keeping his mind on the moment rather than think about his future with the club. The 18-year-old has been a revelation at Sunderland on loan this season, and has been a key factor in the Black Cats’ challenge for promotion in League One. And Doyle says… Continue reading Callum Doyle speaks of Man City future amid Sunderland rave reviews

Cole Palmer explains why he asked to play two games for Man City in one day

Cole Palmer has revealed it was his idea to play for Manchester City’s Under-23s just two hours after coming off the bench in the Premier League for the first team on Saturday. Palmer, 19, could have been forgiven for putting his feet up on Saturday evening after making his second Premier League appearance for City… Continue reading Cole Palmer explains why he asked to play two games for Man City in one day

Sunderland teammates issue glowing verdict on Man City loanee Callum Doyle

Callum Doyle’s centre-back partner has revealed how the Manchester City teenager has settled into life in League One. Doyle – who turned 18 last week – joined Sunderland on a season-long loan deal – and has made an impressive start to the season while starting nine out of 11 games so far. When he first… Continue reading Sunderland teammates issue glowing verdict on Man City loanee Callum Doyle