Guardiola lauds Zabaleta as Manchester City great

The dependable right-back won two Premier League titles with City in addition to the FA Cup and two League Cups, all the while enjoying a positive relationship with the club's fans. "I don't think teams from Tony Pulis' history, Stoke and now West Brom, play a game thinking it doesn't matter". As City would go on to win their second Premier League crown in three years, Toure fired in 20 goals from the middle of the park.

Manchester United x Celta Vigo- Game Preview

Manchester United x Celta Vigo- Game Preview

Mourinho has played weakened teams in recent Premier League matches, despite United still being in with a chance of a top-four finish and gaining Champions League qualification via that route. "Whatever competition you're in, especially at this club, with the team we've got, we're looking to win it". "I don't think it's consistent, the atmosphere and enthusiasm".

Manchester City Zabaleta announcement opens door for Bilic — Transfer Focus

Victory would just about ensure a top-four finish for Guardiola's side, and may even make it mathematically certain if Arsenal fail to beat Sunderland on the same night. Guardiola must decide whether to recall his 31-goal leading scorer Sergio Aguero to the starting line-up, having caused something of a surprise by naming him only as a substitute on Saturday.

Wenger lays down 9-pt gauntlet for resurgent Arsenal

Wenger's anger at the Crouch goal was clear at the time , and he said of the incident afterwards: "I was suspicious about the noise of the ball". "Alexis, he always grows during the game". With Leicester City's fairytale title win last season and Chelsea being on the brink of sealing the honour this year, Wenger feels that sides not involved in Europe have won the Premier league over the last two seasons.

Happy Hamilton savours "rawest fight" in Spain

Verstappen and Raikkonen, who finished first and second respectively in last year's Spain race, dropped out on the first lap on Sunday when they came off worse from a three-car tangle over third place at Turn One. "It was just the rawest fight that I can remember having for some real time", Hamilton said. " Hamilton's and Vettel's two-horse race here nearly certainly reflects what is now their battle for the world championship".

Gregg Popovich is furious with Zaza Pachulia for injuring Kawhi Leonard

He labeled Zaza Pachulia's stepping under Kawhi Leonard in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals as unsafe, dirty, inappropriate and even compared it to manslaughter. The rookie looks pretty good, right? One Spurs fan went as far as starting a petition on to have Golden State's Zaza Pachulia banned from the National Basketball Association.