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Fabian Delph preparing to return home for birth of his third child

• Delph given permission to miss a match if necessary• Baby due two days after England’s match against BelgiumFabian Delph has come to terms with the possibility he will have to miss one of England’s matches at the World Cup while he returns home to at…

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Fabian Delph on ‘fiery’ England and working harder than Kevin De Bruyne – video

Fabian Delph has described England’s training sessions as ‘fiery’ and ‘spicy’ before their World Cup opener against Tunisia on Monday. The midfielder also praised the influence his club manager Pep Guardiola has had on the England squad, with Mancheste…

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Premier League fixtures 2018-19: Manchester City start at Arsenal

• Champions travel to Emirates for Unai Emery’s Arsenal debut• Spurs’ new ground not ready until Liverpool on 15 SeptemberManchester City will start their Premier League title defence at Arsenal. The 2018-19 fixtures, announced on Thursday morning, han…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/14/premier-league-fixtures-2018-19-manchester-city-start-title-defence-arsenal

Pep Guardiola: Yaya Touré’s accusation over African players is a lie

• Manchester City manager responds on Catalan TV• Touré left Etihad after eight years at season’s endPep Guardiola has defended himself against Yaya Touré’s accusation that he has a problem with African players, calling the Ivorian’s claim a “lie”.Tour…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/10/pep-guardiola-yaya-toure-accusation-african-players-lie

Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict

The 2016-17 accounts of all top-flight clubs and what the figures say about their health. Manchester United top the charts again with a £581m income and £57m profitFinancial figures for 2016-17, for the 20 clubs that were in the Premier League during 2…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/06/premier-league-finances-club-guide-2016-17

England’s Nikita Parris: ‘You’ll still find me shouting at referees’

As she prepares for a World Cup qualifier in Russia, the Manchester City forward says she is trying to control her temper but may slip occasionally …For Nikita Parris the past two years have been all about gaining control. Quite apart from learning whe…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/06/england-nikita-parris-shouting-referees-world-cup-russia

Kevin De Bruyne backs Pep Guardiola in Yaya Touré racism row

• Belgium midfielder dismisses claims against Man City manager• ‘When you don’t play there’s always something you try to find’Kevin De Bruyne has dismissed concerns from former Manchester City team-mate Yaya Touré over Pep Guardiola’s attitude towards …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/05/pep-guardiola-yaya-toure-kevin-de-bruyne-african-players

Raheem Sterling: I understand the criticism but it does not affect me

• England forward responds to outcry over his gun tattoo• He calls on Gareth Southgate’s side to ‘be streetwise and clever’Raheem Sterling has admitted he understands the frenzied reaction to the tattoo of a M16 assault rifle inked on his right calf bu…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/05/raheem-sterling-tattoo-row-england-manchester-city

Yaya Touré accuses Pep Guardiola of ‘having problems with Africans’

• Former Manchester City player launches attack on manager • Ivorian tells France Football he wants to ‘break Guardiola myth’Yaya Touré has launched a broadside at Pep Guardiola, accusing him of “having problems with Africans wherever he goes”, claimin…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/04/yaya-toure-pep-guardiola-manchester-city-break-myth

Leroy Sané left out of Germany’s World Cup squad by Joachim Löw

• PFA young player of year not included in final 23• Manager Löw also leaves out Leno, Tah and PietersenManchester City winger Leroy Sané has been omitted from Germany’s final 23-man World Cup squad, the German federation has confirmed on its Twitter a…

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