A title decider has a subplot in the quest to be the best. Chelsea and Manchester City contest the silverware, Branislav Ivanovic and Pablo Zabaleta vie for an unofficial honour. They are the Premier League's two outstanding right-backs. Not necessarily over the case of this campaign, because Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne has been a revelation, or last campaign, when Everton's Seamus Coleman was a formidable attacking presence, but over several seasons. Ivanovic and Zabaleta display a brand of...
Manchester City are cornered tigers in this Premier League title race and that makes them doubly dangerous as they aim to cut Chelsea's five-point lead at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
After the 2-0 home losses to Arsenal in the league and then Championship side Middlesbrough in the FA Cup, manager Manuel Pellegrini knows that another setback in this huge game would leave City's domestic campaign in tatters.
It would be hard to imagine Jose Mourinho's team surrendering an eight-point lead, should...
NEW YORK -- New York City FC is replacing its leader before playing its first game in Major League Soccer.
The expansion team said on Thursday that Tim Pernetti will leave his job as chief business officer after its March 8 opener. NYCFC says Pernetti has been hired as president of multimedia for WME, IMG's college business.
Tom Glick will become NYCFC president on Sunday. Glick is a former NBA executive who has worked for sister club Manchester City for the past two years.
NYCFC has been criticized...
Manchester City flop Scott Sinclair is set to complete his loan switch to Aston Villa within the next 24 hours, Press Association reported.
The winger will sign until the end of the season with a view to a permanent move, according to PA.
The deal looked off last week when Villa boss Paul Lambert claimed it was dead but the clubs revived talks earlier this week.
Sinclair could also be included in Villa's squad for Sunday's trip to Arsenal, should the move be completed in time.
The 25-year-old joined...