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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flightThe Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Champions League is back with Manchester City unlikely favourites | Paul Wilson

Pep Guardiola’s team have yet to reach a Champions League final but the bookmakers fancy them to halt Real Madrid’s hot streak and outpace Spurs, Liverpool and Manchester UnitedThe Champions League is back this coming week, and easily the most striking…

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Leroy Sané strikes early as dominant Manchester City brush Fulham aside

In his address to supporters to mark the 10th anniversary of the Abu Dhabi takeover, owner Sheikh Mansour suggested Manchester City are merely “halfway up their Everest”. They are already out of sight to Fulham, who by the same calculation must be obse…

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Pep Guardiola says he isn’t aware of release clause in De Bruyne’s contract – video

Pep Guardiola has denied knowledge of a release clause in Kevin De Bruyne’s contract, following reports that the Belgian playmaker might be bought out for €250m (£223m).“I don’t know anything about that,” the Manchester City manager said. “Th…

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Manchester City v Fulham: match preview

Fulham are the first of the promoted sides to visit an Etihad Stadium that has proved a graveyard for so many during Pep Guardiola’s time in charge. Manchester City have dropped points this term but this was on the road and unless Slavisa Jokanovic can…

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Manchester City manager unaware of any release clause in De Bruyne’s contract

• I don’t know anything about that, says Pep Guardiola• Spanish newspapers had reported a €250m trigger pointPep Guardiola has denied any knowledge of a release clause in Kevin De Bruyne’s contract, following reports in Spanish newspapers that the Belg…

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Atlético Madrid’s Kenti Robles pops up late to peg back Manchester City

• Atlético 1-1 Manchester City (Robles 89, Bonner 16)• Women’s Champions League first-leg tie ends levelManchester City could not quite make it over the line, their resistance finally broken one minute from time. With the visitors leading thanks to a G…

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Manchester City accounts show Sheikh Mansour has put £1.3bn into club

• Total in addition to £150m Mansour paid to buy the club• Club recorded £500.5m turnover and profit of £10m last yearSheikh Mansour bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the Abu Dhabi ruling family has spent more than £1.3bn directly investing into Manchester City s…

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England players need club games to keep places says Gareth Southgate

• Manager frustrated over players’ lack of first-team action• Marcus Rashford could retain place after fine displaysGareth Southgate has expressed frustration about Phil Foden’s lack of first-team involvement for Manchester City and warned England’s se…

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Manchester City stifle Ji So Yun to earn draw with Chelsea in WSL opener

• Chelsea 0-0 Manchester City• High intensity but no goals in meeting of last season’s top twoChelsea’s manager Emma Hayes was critical of this possibly title-defining league opener against Manchester City coming so soon after an important round of int…

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Chelsea v Manchester City: Women’s Super League – live!

Women’s Super League: five things to look out for this seasonTime right for WSL revolution but mainstream is a tough askAny thoughts? You can email Simon | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 2.12pm BST 10 mins: Parris wins a header not far from halfway and Eriksson …

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Manchester City ready for ‘war’ with Chelsea in Women’s Super League

Jill Scott says rivalry between the clubs is ‘getting stronger every year’ as contenders prepare to meet in first game of new seasonThe Women’s Super League season begins this weekend with two of the favourites meeting on Sunday. Manchester City visit …

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Jailed football coach Barry Bennell may face further abuse charges

Police get go-ahead to put together a case for CPS Trial judge questioned merits of more criminal proceedingsBarry Bennell, the former football coach who is serving a 30-year prison sentence as an “industrial-scale child molester”, is facing the possib…

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Raheem Sterling to miss England games against Spain and Switzerland

• Man City forward pulls out of matches with back injury• Gareth Southgate not planning to call up a replacementRaheem Sterling has withdrawn from the England squad for the internationals with Spain and Switzerland due to injury. Manchester City forwar…

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Emery should change his tactics or his keeper, Sarri is getting his message across at Chelsea and it’s been a rough start for Burnley and West HamUnai Emery must have known the question was coming, and the answer, a bit like Petr Cech’s goalkeeping, wa…

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Kyle Walker strikes winner to help Manchester City maintain solid start

On the far side to where Pep Guardiola was standing, the banner paying homage to Sheik Mansour had been changed to mark the occasion. “Manchester thanks you for 10 great years,” it read. Vincent Kompany took a microphone to proclaim “this is just the b…

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Manchester City v Newcastle United: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offMan City: rating every signing in 10 years of Abu Dhabi ownershipAnd feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 5.05pm BST Anyway, ten years ago, this happened. And there’s poor old Newcastle havi…

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Manchester City: rating every signing in 10 years of Abu Dhabi ownership

City have bought David Silva, Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Agüero but also Eliaquim Mangala, Fernando and Scott Sinclair in their quest for Premier League dominanceSince completing their takeover of Manchester City 10 years ago today, Sheikh Mansour’s Ab…

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Ten years on: how Abu Dhabi ownership transformed Manchester City

From toilets with no doors and ‘the Temple of Doom’, City have made other top clubs fearful of an era of dominance at home and in EuropeIt was the look on Mark Hughes’s face that lingered in the memory. His first press conference since that seminal day…

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Manchester City v Newcastle United: match preview

So excellent are Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City that last week’s dropping of two points at Wolves may be the last time they do so for a while. Rafael Benítez’s struggling Newcastle United (1 point from 3 games) could be the latest team to suffer befor…