Dean Smith accepts FA charge for using insulting language towards referee during Man City loss

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Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has accepted a Football Association charge and will serve a touchline ban against Newcastle. The 49-year-old was sent off during Wednesday’s controversial 2-0 defeat to Manchester City. He was charged for allegedly using abusive and/or insulting language towards referee Jon Moss following City’s opening goal. Dean Smith will serve his …

Man City talisman Kevin De Bruyne ruled out for four to six weeks with a hamstring issue

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Pep Guardiola revealed the full extent of Kevin De Bruyne’s hamstring injury, with the midfielder set for up to six weeks on the sidelines. De Bruyne limped out of Wednesday’s 2-0 victory against Aston Villa and scans on Thursday indicated the problem was worse than first predicted. Manchester City will miss their talisman for three …

Man City legend Yaya Toure ‘is set to join Ukrainian outfit Olympic Donetsk as an assistant coach’

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Yaya Toure is reportedly set to take his first coaching role at Ukrainian side Olimpik Donetsk. The Ivorian, 37, has enjoyed a trophy-laden career which included spells at Barcelona and Manchester City and he also won 97 caps for the Ivory Coast. He last played for Qingdao Huanghai in the Chinese Super League, however, according …

Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says talk of Leroy Sane leaving the club is ‘nonsense’

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Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has shut down speculation that they will sell Leroy Sane just six months after his summer move from Manchester City. The 25-year-old has only started seven Bundesliga matches this season since completing his £55million move after four seasons at the Etihad.  There has been some suggestion that Sane could …

22: Living in a 70s Pub

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David James discusses his moves to and from Manchester City, plus we look at what is and isn’t offside after City’s opener against Villa. David Mooney is joined by KC and Chris Higginbottom to discuss the back-to-back wins against Crystal Palace and Aston Villa. Former City keeper David James explains how he ended up moving …

Aston Villa’s Dean Smith charged with ‘abusive language’ towards a referee in Man City loss

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Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has been charged for abusive language to a match official after his red card against Manchester City on Wednesday night.  Smith was given his marching orders from the touchline after Bernardo Silva had given Pep Guardiola‘s side the lead in the 79th minute, with the Villa boss claiming the goal …

Bernardo Silva urges Man City to continue rich vein of form amid thrilling Premier League title race

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Bernardo Silva feels confidence is now flowing through Manchester City as their momentum continues to gather. City underlined their growing title credentials as they claimed a sixth successive Premier League win with a hard-fought – and controversial – 2-0 success over Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. The result briefly took them to …