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Pep Guardiola is apparently surprised Man City haven’t sacked him yet

Guardiola says some things that should’ve been left unsaid (Man City) It’s been a disappointing first season in the Premier League for Pep Guardiola. No title challenge, no trophies—the goalkeeper he brought in, Claudio Bravo, was a shambles before getting hurt. And now Guardiola is making things worse with his mouth. From ESPN FC: “Pressure I had when …

Carli Lloyd resumes her domination at Wembley, helps Man City win FA Cup

City are establishing themselves as a dominant force in English women’s football (Wembley Stadium/Twitter) Back in 2012, Carli Lloyd made her mark at Wembley when she scored both goals in the U.S.’s 2–1 win over Japan in the Olympic gold medal match. On Saturday, she returned to Wembley with Manchester City to face Birmingham in the …

When Manchester City dropped into the third division

This day in football history On 3 May 1998, Manchester City were relegated to the English third tier. It was their second relegation in three years, as City had just dropped from the Premier League in 1996. They went through a series of managerial changes, sacking manager Alan Ball at the start of the 1996–97 season. He …

Pep Guardiola and Man City have come unhinged

Guardiola seems to be heading down a familiar path of discontent (MCFC) Man City beat Burnley 2–1 to start the new year, despite going down to 10 men in the 32nd minute with the score still 0–0. Fernandinho was the one sent off—his third red card in his last six appearances across all competitions—and City …