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Kyle Walker Piledriver Seals City Victory

“Step by step, we will get our best condition. To start with 10 points from 12 is a good start for us and I am so satisfied.” Vintage City were not on show at the Etihad as Pep Guardiola’s men ground out a hard-fought 2-1 victory over the Magpies. With the likes

Commanding City Romp The Terriers: A Match Report

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Manchester City’s 6-1 drubbing of Huddersfield Town had a sense of déjà vu for the in-attendance goalscoring trio of Tony Adcock, Dave White and Paul Stewart, who had struck a treble apiece in a 10-1 rout against the Terriers in November 1987. Pep Guardiola showcased his renowned tactical malleability as he

Catenaccio vs Total Football

Very often we draw comparisons between Football and religion. Some people say football is a religion in itself. According to the experts, there are some 4,300 religions in the world. Similarly, there are multiple ways to play football. The difference? Like every religion aims to establish peace, harmony and happiness

The Beautiful Game: Huddersfield Town’s survival Story

The Beautiful Game – A reoccurring exclusive where fans talk about their fondest/most unforgettable memories relating to football. Today guest EADF writer Sivan John recollects Huddersfield Town's fantastic Premier League survival story and the plethora of emotions Huddersfield Town fans like himself felt over the season. "10th of May 2018 will

The Casillas-Mourinho fall out

This article was first shared on Quora as "The Iker Casillas Farewell controversy" written by Sushruta Nandy. Iker Casillas was a legend at Real Madrid who represented the Los Blancos 725 times and won multiple trophies.It was indeed surprising that such a player had to say goodbye in a press-conference without

From Benchwarmer to Title Winner: The Rise of Zinchenko

“Zinchenko is talented, but he must be realistic. He can only play for Manchester City on his PlayStation.” Andriy Voronin exhibited a ruthlessness in his early prognostication of the Ukrainian’s spell in the Premier League, one that was earlier reserved for some of the finest goalkeepers in the Bundesliga, during the

Arsene Wenger – Lights Will Guide You Home

He did not seem at ease accepting a bespoke gong from his erstwhile nemesis. Nor was he comfortable in receiving kindness and what seemed like genuine ‘respect’ from Jose. There was more than a hint of hesitancy in his smile and it took addition countenance from Sir Alex for him

Manchester City vs Chelsea preview

Manchester City are only 5 games away from securing the Premier League as they head into a exciting battle against Chelsea today. Chelsea face champions-elect Manchester City on Sunday, aware that Pep Guardiola's side are almost certain to win their fifth top-flight league title this term. City are unbeaten in their previous

Stopping the City charge: Derby edition

Ardent United fan Anirudh Shenoy has a crack on the tactical approach/approaches Jose Mourinho might deploy to try coming anywhere near stopping the unstoppable force that is Manchester City. 13 wins on the bounce and a mammoth 8 point gap in the league. It’s almost as if City are toying

PREMIER LEAGUE XI OF THE SEASON, SO FAR

So, eleven games into the Premier league season, the pace has been well and truly set by a rampant Manchester City side who are already 8 points clear at the top of the table. They have been nothing short of incredible to watch and their philosophy of staying true to

Super Sunday Premier League Preview II

While the attention would be on the Chelsea – Manchester United clash on Sunday afternoon for obvious reasons, City vs Arsenal is the more intriguing tie this weekend in the Premier League for those with a taste for free-flowing, end-to-end football. Manchester City are flying high at the moment, steamrolling every

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