World VAR III – A Month in the City

That’s right, football is back with an almighty and relentless bang. Dedicating your life to finding scathing tweets about Liverpool to like and retweet, before then complaining about Liverpool fans being obsessed with City because they mention a City player when talking about one of their best players is back on the cards, baby. Joe Butterfield runs you through Manchester City in August…

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Nick Cushing’s Strongest XI

Another summer has flown by and another season of the WSL is almost upon us with none other than Manchester United looming on the opening day. City have been busy in both departments in the transfer market with incomings and outgoings galore. City lost last season’s WSL Player of the Year, Nikita Parris to Champions League winners Olympique Lyon but gained England’s World Cup hero and FIFA’s The Best nominee Ellen White from Birmingham. Aoife Mannion, Laura Coombs and Lee Geum-Min are just three of a host of names also…

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UEFA Champions League Group Stage Draw – The Overview

Well then, Blues, happy with that draw? For everything that UEFA seems to be trying to get Manchester City into trouble with, the past few season’s Group Stage draws of the Champions League do not seem to be involved. Here’s our assessment and prediction of this year’s UCL group stage draw.

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Xtra Analysis: Joao Cancelo

His bag were packed, seriously I must add, and now after a summer of speculation, Manchester City have completed the signing of João Cancelo from Juventus. The Italian joins City for a fee in the region of £28 million with Danilo heading in the opposite direction – bringing the total package with the Brazilian’s value to the £65 million mark. So, what can our new signing bring to the already star-studded Manchester City squad?

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Social media critics of women’s football coverage on @ManCity – A response.

Manchester City’s ‘one club’ strategy has been game changing in the exposure of women’s football. In recent days, the club announced the first game of the FA Women’s Super League season will be held at the Etihad Stadium, as opposed to the Academy Stadium, hopefully giving Nick Cushing’s side the chance to show the City faithful just how good they are and build on the appreciation of women’s football in England following the World Cup in France.

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Pre-season Tour: Five Players to Watch

From West Ham United to Liverpool, these five fixtures are a chance for players from both the senior and youth teams to impress Pep Guardiola, get back into the swing of things and potentially change the course of their entire season. The big news is that club record signing Rodri is set to make his first appearances in a City shirt after joining from Atletico Madrid, but who else should we be keeping an eye on? Here’s a look at some of the stars and prospects who we’re excited to watch in the famous blue and purple…

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