Pep Guardiola laughs out at Liverpool after failing to say thank you

Pep Guardiola has lashed out at Liverpool for failing to say thank you after giving them guard of honour The Citizens hosted the newly crowned champions at the Etihad in a game that ended 4-0 in favour of the home team Guardiola also believes the Reds players had too much to drink in celebration of their triumph after their encounter Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has accused newly crowned Premier League champions Liverpool of not saying thank you for the 'guard of honour' at the Etihad Stadium this week. The Reds had already been confirmed winners of the 2019-20 season days before the match and the Citizens stood and clap while they walk into the stadium just before their 4-0

Coronavirus kill Pep Guardiola mother

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's mother, Dolors Sala Carrio, has died aged 82 in Barcelona after contracting coronavirus. "Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends," said Manchester City on social media. Monday's increase of 637 coronavirus deaths means 13,055 have died in Spain. Last month, Guardiola donated 1m euros (£920,000) to help fight the outbreak. The money will be used to purchase medical equipment and protective material for staff involved in treating those admitted to hospital. Barcelona is in Catalonia, which is one of the areas in Spain with the most concentrated number of cases.

Roll back Coronavirus: Pep Guardiola donates 1m euros to fight Covid-19

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has donated 1m euros (£920,000) to fight the coronavirus outbreak in Spain. Guardiola, who is at his home in Barcelona, has been working with his lawyers over the past few days to work out the best way of using the money. It will go to a campaign being promoted by the Medical College of Barcelona and the Angel Soler Daniel Foundation. Spain is one of the worst affected countries in Europe. Official figures on Tuesday showed that 2,696 people had died in the country and close to 40,000 are infected. The money will be used to help purchase medical equipment and protective material for the hospital staff involved in treating those admitted to hospital. The Catalan region is one of the areas in

Transfer news: PSG is keen to sign Riyad Mahrez of Man City

Riyad Mahrez could be joining Paris Saint Germain at the end of this season The Algerian has scored nine goals and 14 assists this season PSG want the winger as a replacement for either Kylian Mbappe or Neymar Manchester City will not be playing in the Champions League next season regardless of where they finish on the Premier League table. The Citizens have been handed a two seasons ban by UEFA after being found guilty of breaching the Financial Fair Play rules. This decision has however sent shivers to the players who are obviously not satisfied with playing just domestic leagues. Meanwhile, reports from the Etihad Stadium reveals some top European club are planning to use City's absence in the

EPL News: Why Man City vs Arsenal match postponed

Manchester City vs Arsenal postponed due to coronavirus concerns as Arsenal players self-isolate after meeting infected Olympiakos owner. As Manchester City vs Arsenal becomes the first major sporting event in Britain to be called off as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, here's all you need to know. Why has the game been postponed? A number of Arsenal players and staff have been forced to self-isolate after meeting Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis, who revealed on Tuesday he had contracted COVID-19. What measures are Arsenal taking? Although the risk of infection is said to be extremely low, they are strictly following government guidelines which state anyone who has come into contact with the virus should self-isolate at home for 14 days. The game with Olympiakos took place

CORONAVIRUS: Pep Guardiola is against keeping fans out during match

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he would prefer matches to be postponed rather than played behind closed doors. Having seen matches across Europe played in empty stadiums, Guardiola feels it is only a matter of time before the Premier League is affected. The City manager said he will be guided by the game's authorities about how games should be played but his preference would be postponements. "Does football work without spectators?" he said. "If the people can't come, there is no sense. We will follow what we have to do, but I wouldn't like to do it without the people." A number of European matches this week are set to be played behind closed doors, including Valencia v Atalanta in the Champions League on

Man Untd vs Man City “We can still stand success in this session” says R. Sterling

Manchester City can still have a "successful season" despite looking like relinquishing their Premier League title, says forward Raheem Sterling. Pep Guardiola's side, champions for the past two seasons, are 25 points behind leaders Liverpool going into Sunday's derby against rivals Manchester United. City have already won the Carabao Cup and remain in the Champions League and FA Cup. Sterling told Football Focus the league campaign had been "disappointing". He said: "The Premier League, the bread and butter, fair play to Liverpool they have been better than everyone. "I wouldn't say we gave up - we weren't consistent enough for long enough. We didn't purposely give away the title." City claimed a domestic treble of trophies last season and beat Aston Villa at Wembley on Sunday

Reasons for banning one of the EPL giant from Champions League by UEFA

Manchester City have been banned from Champions League for the next two seasons by UEFA The English champions were also slammed with a heavy fine standing on a mouth-watering figure of €30 million City were found of breaking the UEFA's financial fair play rule by inflating their revenue to mislead the governing bod. Premier League giants, Manchester City, have been banned from playing in two consecutive Champions League seasons by the football governing body in Europe UEFA. The English champions were also slammed with a staggering €30 million fine after they were found guilty of breaking financial fair play rules. The Citizens got into the hook of Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) following a discovery that it misled UEFA by increasing its sponsorship revenues when

Why Man City Match against West Ham postponed?

Manchester City have confirmed that their Premier League clash against West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium has been postponed. The defending champions are trailing current table-toppers Liverpool with 22 points and they would hope to bounce back to winning ways after losing 2-0 to Tottenham in their last outing. However, due to extreme and escalating weather conditions, the match has been moved after reaching out to concerned stakeholders including their visitors. The club added that a new date for their matchday 26 encounter would be made available in the next few hours or more. Pep Guardiola's men hammered the Hammers 5-0 in their first meeting in the English topflight earlier this season but they will have to hold on

Man City vs West Ham postponed due to storm

Manchester City's Premier League clash with West Ham was among major sporting events postponed on Sunday as storm Ciara battered the United Kingdom. Howling winds and driving rain have disrupted transport links with travellers advised only to make journeys if absolutely necessary. "Due to extreme and escalating weather conditions and in the interests of supporter and staff safety, today’s match has been postponed," City said in a statement. "This decision has been made by Manchester City’s Safety Officer following consultation with Club stakeholders and officials at West Ham United." The women's Six Nations clash between Scotland and England was also postponed. Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash between Scotland and England's men in Edinburgh had been marred by terrible conditions as England ran out 13-6 winners. The only