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Feb 21

Referees’ body to meet Manchester City over concerns about bad tackles

• PGMOL unlikely to consider retrospective upgrading of cards• City claim there has been dangerous run of tackles on their playersManchester City have been granted a meeting with the governing body of Premier League referees to discuss Pep Guardiola’s …

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Feb 20

Wigan’s Will Grigg plays catch-up until 4am after the night of his life

Striker knew the Manchester City tie would be one of few chances and feared he had missed his best one until he got half a yard on Kyle WalkerWigan seem to be making a habit of it but for Will Grigg it is not every day you knock Manchester City out of …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/feb/20/wigans-will-grigg-plays-catch-up-until-4am-after-the-night-of-his-life

Feb 20

Pep Guardiola backs his Manchester City players despite FA Cup loss at Wigan – video

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola praised the professionalism of his players despite a shock FA Cup fifth-round defeat to Wigan on Monday night. Fabian Delph saw red for the Premier League leaders, and Guardiola was involved in an angry outburst in…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/video/2018/feb/20/pep-guardiola-backs-his-manchester-city-players-despite-wigan-fa-cup-loss-video

Feb 20

Sergio Agüero considering pressing charges over Wigan crowd trouble

• Manchester City striker confronted by fan after 1-0 loss• Police launch investigation into disorder at DW StadiumSergio Agüero believes he was told to “suck my dick” and was spat at in his ear by the Wigan supporter who confronted him at the DW Stadi…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/feb/20/manchester-city-to-seek-explanation-from-wigan-athletic-for-pitch-invasion-fa-cup

Feb 19

Pep Guardiola’s gamble backfires and Wigan complete unlikely FA Cup hat-trick | Paul Wilson

City’s manager fails to learn from Tottenham’s experience at Rochdale and his weakened team paid a hefty priceManchester City had already done their bit for the romance of the FA Cup by losing to Wigan twice in the last few years, first in the 2013 fin…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2018/feb/19/pep-guardiola-gamble-wigan-unlikely-fa-cup-hat-trick-manchester-city

Feb 19

Wigan shock win over Manchester City sparks angry scenes at DW Stadium

• City fans launch fusillade of missiles at pitch after final whistle• Sergio Agüero involved in skirmish with home fanWigan put in the doughtiest of defensive performances to pull off the shock of the season against Manchester City and once again brea…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/feb/19/wigan-shock-win-manchester-city-angry-scenes-dw-stadium

Feb 19

Will Grigg stuns 10-man Manchester City to put Wigan in quarter-finals

There is a famous song here about the man who has just scorched Manchester City’s hopes of a quadruple. And in the closing moments here it is doubtful if “Will Grigg’s on fire” has ever reverberated around this stadium with greater noise. City were on …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/feb/19/wigan-athletic-manchester-city-fa-cup-fifth-round-match-report

Feb 19

Wigan Athletic v Manchester City: FA Cup fifth round – as it happened

Will Grigg’s late winner earned Wigan yet another famous FA Cup win over Manchester City, who were furious to lose Fabian Delph to a red card 10.13pm GMT Related: Will Grigg stuns 10-man Manchester City to put Wigan in quarter-finals 9.56pm GMT Manch…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/live/2018/feb/19/wigan-athletic-v-manchester-city-fa-cup-fifth-round-live

Feb 19

Wigan’s Max Power: ‘One game from the quarter-finals, you start to dream’

Wigan take on Manchester City, the side they famously beat in the 2013 FA Cup final, but the midfielder says he wanted an easier drawWhen Wigan Athletic take on Manchester City on Monday night the League One team will be unable to select a single playe…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/feb/19/wigan-max-power-fa-cup-repeat-manchester-city

Feb 18

The Guardian view on Barry Bennell: a chapter, not the whole story | Editorial

For 20 years a football coach was allowed to abuse terrified children in his care. There is no confidence yet that it can never happen againBarry Bennell, the former football coach convicted last week on 50 counts of abuse of young boys in a ruthless a…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/feb/18/the-guardian-view-on-barry-bennell-a-chapter-not-the-whole-story