Victims of paedophile soccer coach Barry Bennell have told the Mirror of his campaign of sexual abuse - and how he wrecked their dreams of stardom.
One former recruit at Crewe Alexandra played alongside talented youngsters who he was convinced would go on to play for England.
It was only
Neymar has tipped Manchester City to be a “serious” threat in the Champions League.
The Brazilian has likened his new team Paris Saint-Germain to Pep Guardiola’s Blues — lacking history at the top level, but hungry to put down a marker among the elite.
Neymar and his
Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has claimed the Bundesliga is boring.
The German star quit Borussia Dortmund for the Premier League 18 months ago and has played 19 Premier League games in Pep Guardiola's engine room this season after recovering from a long-term injury.
And the 27-year-old insists English football
Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City face a trip to Switzerland to face Basel, who beat rivals United wearlier this season.
Pep Guardiola will know all about the Swiss Super League’s second-placed side and what they have to bring to the table.
The Catalan will be confident that his side
It's back! The Champions League returns with the real business about to start in the last 16 stage of the competition.
With so many elite sides finishing as runners-up in the group stage, the draw has produced some spectacular ties - including the holders Real Madrid vs
Leroy Sane is poised to make a shock return for Manchester City in the Champions League tomorrow – five weeks ahead of schedule.
Sane was expected to be out for up to seven weeks after suffering ankle ligament damage after being on the receiving end of a horror challenge
Basel coach Raphael Wicky has admitted Manchester City have “no weaknesses” as he prepared to face the Champions League favourites.
Basel beat Manchester United in the group stage to advance to the knockout phase, but Wicky admitted facing runaway Premier League leaders City is a tougher
Pep Guardiola is convinced Kevin De Bruyne is a future Ballon d’Or winner — if he can help Manchester City conquer the Champions League.
De Bruyne produced another masterclass in how to run a game in Saturday's 5-1 win over Leicester, producing three assists as leaders
Another week, another win for Manchester City.
Pep Guardiola's men need just six more wins, providing their closest rivals don't drop any points, to secure the Premier League title.
Sergio Aguero scored four as City romped to victory over Leicester on Saturday night, while their closest rivals
Title-bound Manchester City have agreed a £50million deal to sign Brazilian midfielder Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk this summer.
The Premier League leaders were impressed by the 24-year-old when they played Shakhtar in the Champions League group stages earlier this season.
The Ukrainian club refused to sanction Fred’s departure
Lionel Messi believes Pep Guardiola can lead Manchester City to Champions League glory.
Barcelona’s brilliant Argentine forward says the runaway Premier League leaders are the biggest threat to his hopes of becoming a champion of Europe for the fourth time, along with Neymar-inspired Paris Saint-Germain.
The last 16
Sergio Aguero scored four second-half goals as rampant Manchester City moved 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League.
The Argentine striker took his tally for the season to 28 with a sensational salvo just when Pep Guardiola needed him most.
Raheem Sterling gave
Sergio Aguero plundered a quadruple of goals as Manchester City's lead at the top of the Premier League was extended back to 16 points.
Aguero scored two in quick succession at the start of the second half, before capitalising on a Kasper Schmeichel error to complete his
Manchester United are looking to consolidate second place in the Premier League with Jose Mourinho having already conceded the title to leaders Manchester City.
Form is still key though with the Red Devils aiming to win two cup competitions, with big games following the league game with
Manchester United and Manchester City are poised to lock horns over Harry Maguire.
United have joined City in the chase for Leicester defender Maguire setting up a summer tug-of-war between the two big Manchester rivals and bosses Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola.
Mourinho ruled out adding any attacking
Manchester United target Jorginho has been urged to reject a move to the Premier League... because 'it rains too often'.
The Napoli midfielder has caught the eye of the Old Trafford hierarchy, and suitors from across the city at the Etihad, with his displays in Serie A.
Riyad Mahrez returned to training at Leicester City on Friday and wants to play in Saturday's clash with Manchester City.
Mahrez, the 2016 PFA player of the year, went AWOL last Tuesday after Leicester refused to sell him to the Premier League leaders on the final day of the
Manchester United will continue to fight for the Premier League title until it is mathematically impossible, says Antonio Valencia.
United are 13 points adrift of rivals Manchester City at the top of the table - with Pep Guardiola's side only losing once this season.
Immensely looking forward to an assistant referee sarcastically applauding Jurgen Klopp over paying £35million for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Or giving him an ironic wink for continuing to field Dejan Lovren.
That would be amusing.
Although maybe not as amusing as a referee jabbing his finger towards Pep Guardiola’s face and expressing his
Manchester City will beat Manchester United to the £50million summer signing of Brazil midfielder Fred, according to his former coach.
And Mircea Lucescu predicts the Shakhtar Donetsk star will replace Fernandinho in the City midfield — just like he did when he joined the Ukrainian champions as
Riyad Mahrez's misery is set to compounded by Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola turning his back on him for good.
Man City bid £60million for Mahrez, but walked away on deadline day after Leicester indicated they valued their prized asset at a massive £95m.
Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson reckons he could star in the Premier League's runaway leaders midfield.
Brazilian ace Ederson moved to City last summer for £35m from Benfica to boost Pep Guardiola's faltering final line of defence.
The 24-year-old has been an ever-present in City's Premier League
Riyad Mahrez is set to take his Leicester walk-out into a third week.
The unhappy Algerian intends to side-step Saturday’s trip to Manchester City — the team whose £60million offer for him, the last of several bids they made, was rejected on transfer deadline day last Wednesday.
Riyad Mahrez remains absent from Leicester as any hope of him returning against Manchester City this weekend already looks over.
The 2016 PFA player of the year went AWOL last Tuesday after Leicester refused to sell him to Premier League leaders City.
The Foxes insist they were would
Vincent Kompany has no intention of turning his back on Manchester City — even though his days of being first-choice are over.
Blues' captain Kompany will be 33 when his contract expires next year, and he has fallen behind John Stones, Nicolas Otamendi and new £57million signing
Wayne Rooney has given his honest verdict on Manchester City and it won't make enjoyable listening for Manchester United fans.
The Everton striker is a guest on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football for Chelsea's away clash against Watford.
When asked about City's success this campaign, The Red Devils
Diego Maradona is definitely not the father to be crossed - as Sergio Aguero has found out.
Manchester City star Aguero married Maradona's daughter Gianinna in 2008 but split up four years later.
While Gianinna may have got over the divorce and probably stopped cutting up old pictures
Riyad Mahrez has missed out on ‘the opportunity’ of a lifetime, according to Jamie Redknapp.
But the Sky Sports pundit says the Leicester star needs to put his Manchester City disappointment behind him and get back on the pitch.
Mahrez saw a Deadline Day move to the Etihad Stadium fall
There are plenty of conspiracy theories around at the moment about Arsene Wenger’s future.
The new hierarchy have supposedly got their own man lined up, Joachim Low even got a mention this week and Gary Neville suggested on Sky that it “may be Arsene Wenger's last season.”
Former Manchester United
I’m often asked who is the best striker in the Premier League, and the honest answer is I’m hard pushed to choose.
I know that’s a cop out though – especially because you can’t call yourself a centre-forward without being decisive.
So, sorry to all the Manchester City fans