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Oct 17

Manchester City rely on early goals to overcome Napoli in Champions League

Manchester City extended their perfect record in Group F with a display that saw them purring up though the attacking gears before finding themselves reeled in by high-class, fast-breaking opponents. Goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus inside …

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Oct 17

Manchester City 2-1 Napoli: Champions League – as it happened

Manchester City maintained their 100% record in Group F, beating the Serie A leaders thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus 10.16pm BST Related: Manchester City rely on early goals to overcome Napoli in Champions League 9.44pm BST It …

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Oct 17

Dries Mertens, Napoli’s street dog striker, sets sights on Manchester City | Nick Ames

A striker crisis a year ago gave the Belgian winger his chance up front and the goals have not stopped since for the man Maurizio Sarri calls a ‘little animal’In isolation there was nothing special about the goal, almost exactly a year ago, that gave N…

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Oct 16

Raheem Sterling: I didn’t think for one minute about joining Arsenal

• Manchester City forward ‘didn’t believe a word’ of transfer rumour in August• Sterling is joint top scorer for Premier League leaders with seven goalsRaheem Sterling has stated he did not “think one minute” about Arsenal’s wish to buy him in the summ…

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Oct 16

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

Manchester City resemble the girl with a curl in the middle of her forehead, N’Golo Kanté’s return to Leicester shows Wilfred Ndidi what needs to be done and David Moyes regrets catching the bullet dodged by Mark HughesThis time last year Southampton p…

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Oct 16

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

Anthony Knockaert could make all the difference fro Brighton, Pablo Zabaleta is fed up with West Ham’s ill-discipline and Kevin de Bruyne is drawing more praiseMark Hughes was in no doubt he had witnessed the favourites for the title. “Clearly I would …

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Oct 15

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City have found killer touch this season

• Balance the key to unbeaten start, says coach after Stoke rout• ‘This season we feel that, if we arrive, we will score’Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City have found the crucial attacking edge they lacked last season after Stoke City were hammered…

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Oct 15

Harry Kane threatens to transcend Tottenham as Ronaldo showdown looms | David Hytner

The Tottenham striker is driven to better himself, to link his seasons and to use the previous one as the basis to improve the nextWhen Pep Guardiola referred to Tottenham Hotspur as “the Harry Kane” team, there were people at the London club who did n…

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Oct 15

The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend roundup of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow us on Instagram for more great sports photography Continue reading…

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Oct 14

Kevin De Bruyne leads the way as Manchester City thrash Stoke 7-2

Something fairly amazing happened in the 27th minute of this latest Manchester City goalfest. A slick first-time passing move produced an unanswerable goal for the home side, but a bamboozled Stoke City defence was already wearily familiar with that ro…

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