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Man City news: Pep Guardiola’s side will break huge Manchester United record – Paul Merson

That is the view of Sky Sports pundit and former Arsenal star Paul Merson. Manchester City are currently 11 points clear of rivals Manchester United and are unbeaten after 17 games. Pep Guardiola’s side have scored 52 times, averaging over three goals a game, with the 7-2 win over Stoke their biggest. But Merson thinks they can score more than that in a single match and break United’s 9-0 win over Ipswich in 1995. “We do get funny results at the end of the season,” Merson said when discussing if…

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Kodi SHOCK as ‘How to Stream Sky Sports for FREE’ tutorials plague YouTube

GETTY • YOUTUBE Tutorials purporting to show How To Stream Sky Sports On Kodi have plagued YouTube YouTube tutorials teaching Kodi users to pirate live content from the likes of Sky Sports, BT Sport, and more, is available to watch for free. Searching YouTube for videos about streaming Sky Sports on the Kodi platform returns more than 150,000 videos. Many of these boast thousands of views, but the most-viewed have 500,000 hits under their belt. For those unaware, Kodi is a neutral, open-source media player which can be installed on…

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Man Utd news: Romelu Lukaku is not happy at Manchester United – Alan Smith

That is the view of Sky Sports pundit and former Arsenal striker Alan Smith. Lukaku scored the only goal in Manchester United’s win over Bournemouth at Old Trafford on Wednesday but was very subdued afterwards. The Belgian started his United career on fire, scoring 11 in his first 10 appearances since his summer move from Everton. However, he has netted just three times in his last 15 games, including blanks against top four rivals Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City. Critics have labelled Lukaku a flat-track bully due to…

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Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson: Atrocious Man Utd were embarrassed by Man City

Manchester United were beaten 2-1 by Pep Guardiola’s men, who equalled the Premier League record of 14 for consecutive wins. It was a damaging defeat for United and manager Jose Mourinho, who came in for criticism for his tactical approach. And Merson has given a scathing assessment of United’s display, claiming he was embarrassed by them.  He told Sky Sports: “I thought Manchester United were the only team that could beat Manchester City but I was embarrassed by them last week, I thought they were atrocious.  “A big team like…

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World Darts Championship: Michael van Gerwen fires warning to Phil Taylor

Dutchman Van Gerwen, 28, begins the defence of his crown at the Ally Pally this evening as the competition starts. It is the 25th year of the PDC championship and a big occasion being Phil Taylor’s last event. But Van Gerwen, who faces fellow Dutchman Christian Kist in the third match of the night, is the World No 1 and on his way to lifting the trophy in January he set a championship record average of 114.05 as he beat Raymond Van Barneveld in the semis. And he has warned…

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Chelsea news: Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson gives Barcelona Champions League prediction

That’s the verdict of former Arsenal star and Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson, who says the Blues can mix it with anyone in Europe’s elite club competition. Chelsea were pitted against Barcelona in the last-16 when the draw was made in Nyon on Monday morning. And the showdown sees them face adversaries that they’re familiar with following a number of previous battles in the Champions League. Many fans will be wary of the threat posed by Barcelona having seen Chelsea falter against them in the past. Merson reckons the west…

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F1 news: Williams announcement on Kubica due, Ferrari’s Mercedes goal, Kvyat return backed

Williams are expected to make an announcement on their second driver for 2018 this week, according to reports. The Grove-based outfit have been evaluating former BMW Sauber and Renault driver Robert Kubica and Sergey Sirotkin, both of whom took part in a post-season test in Abu Dhabi alongside Lance Stroll last month. Kubica produced the fastest single-lap time but the adjusted times showed Sirotkin significantly faster and according to Sky Sports, a decision is expected from Williams this week. And Sirotkin remains the favourite to replace retiring Felipe Massa, bringing…

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Jose Mourinho SLATED: Man Utd boss needs to make major change – Keys

The Red Devils fell to a 2-1 defeat to rivals Manchester City at the weekend, leaving them 11 points adrift of the Premier League leaders. The match descended into chaos after the final whistle with reports of a changing room bust-up between both sets of players. But much of the post-game discussion was centred around Pep Guardiola’s set up as opposed to Mourinho’s. City have been playing with such freedom this season that they have scored an astonishing 48 goals in just 16 games. United are second best in the…

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Did Jose Mourinho say THIS at his press conference? Online theory circles on Man Utd boss

Jose Mourinho was furious after Manchester United’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday. The United boss accused Pep Guardiola’s side of getting all the decisions and took offence to the manner in which City celebrated their win. Things boiled over in the tunnel after the final whistle, leading to a scrap between both sets of players. Mourinho has since suggested it was all due to a “diversity” in opinions between the two sides and would not discuss the matter further. However, former Sky Sports presenter Richard…

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Mourinho and Guardiola stand their ground on Old Trafford tunnel bust-up

Pep Guardiola and José Mourinho stood their ground on Tuesday over the tunnel clashes at Old Trafford, with Manchester City’s manager insisting his team’s celebrations were “definitely not” excessive and Mourinho responding with a barbed remark about his opponents’ conduct. “For me it was a question of diversity – diversity in behaviour, diversity in education, nothing more than that,” Manchester United’s manager said. Guardiola is adamant that he and his City team celebrated Sunday’s derby win in the apt and respectful manner. Following the 2-1 victory a scuffle broke out…

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