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Chief Football Writer — Guardian, The Observer

Chief football writer for Guardian/Observer. Fourth football book, in tandem with @miraclesfilmuk, out soon: http://t.co/rs3X2ZFpZh

Manchester City get Group of Death again in Champions League

theguardian.com — By the time it was all done, Manchester City could probably be forgiven for leaving the auditorium in Monaco with a stifling sense of deja vu. For City, it has become the norm now.

Ashley Cole: why this could be arrivederci to a brilliant career

theguardian.com — The chances are you might not know a great deal about Cristian Raimondi, but it is a nice line in self-deprecating humour that he calls himself CR77. Raimondi has had what they know in Italy as a pacco postale career, going from club to club like a game of pass the parcel before returning to Atalanta and, at the age of 31, scoring his first goal in Serie A.

Manchester United perfect start ends with Newcastle goalless draw

theguardian.com — Three games into the new season, the most encouraging part for Manchester United is that they still have not conceded a goal even with David de Gea sitting in the stands, wishing for the day when he could wear Real Madrid's colours.

Manchester United’s mixed transfer window: Bavarian bargain and a flip-flop

theguardian.com — It is a wide, straight road leading to Manchester United's training ground, with the power station on the right, the riding school on the left and the burger bar, Gail's, where a few years ago Gary Neville and brother Phil filmed that mobile-phone advert, huddled under the canopy, sheltering from a Mancunian downpour and blowing into their steaming mugs of tea as their old mate David Beckham sent them picture-messages of life in sunny Madrid.
Aug 20, 2015

Manchester United's transfer window, the good and bad, and what happens next with David de Gea theguardian.com/football/blog/…

Jamie Vardy’s racial slur in casino breached FA’s code of conduct

theguardian.com — Jamie Vardy will be informed he has breached the Football Association's code of conduct for England players and warned about his future behaviour if the Leicester City striker, fined by his club for a racial slur, gets another chance to play for the national team.

Manchester United 3-1 Club Brugge

theguardian.com — It was the night Memphis Depay introduced himself properly to Old Trafford and, in the process, provided the compelling evidence that Manchester United might have found an ideal wearer of the No 7 shirt that means so much to this club.

Chelsea’s losses: one key game, two doctors and a lot of confidence

theguardian.com — The first thing to say about the almost implausible and strangely dishevelled way that Chelsea have started the season is that anyone wishing to dance on José Mourinho's grave had better make sure the coffin is firmly nailed down first.
Aug 18, 2015

Chelsea’s losses: one key game, two doctors and a lot of confidence gu.com/p/4bt9n?CMP=Sh…

Louis van Gaal: Wayne Rooney is not Manchester United’s sole striker

theguardian.com — Louis van Gaal has insisted he has not left himself short of striking options at Manchester United and is not relying too heavily on Wayne Rooney to score the team's goals this season.

Manchester City hold discussions with Valencia over Nicolás Otamendi

theguardian.com — Manchester City have held formal talks with Valencia about signing the Argentina central defender Nicolás Otamendi in a deal that could see Eliaquim Mangala go the other way on loan despite starting the first two games of the new Premier League season.
Aug 16, 2015

Manchester City hold discussions with Valencia over Nicolás Otamendi gu.com/p/4bhgn/stw

Aug 17, 2015

Manchester City hold discussions with Valencia over Nicolás Otamendi gu.com/p/4bhgn/stw n

Manchester City 3-0 Chelsea

theguardian.com — It was a win, one imagines, the entire medical profession will toast. Well, apart from the two physiotherapists in Chelsea colours who came on during the first half, dropped some of their equipment, missed the fact there were two injured players rather than one and gave Manchester City's gloating supporters the chance to add to José Mourinho's serious discomfort on the touchline.
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Aug 28, 2015

RT @HLNinEngeland: Klaus Allofs: "We will complete everything either tonight or tomorrow. De Bruyne is off to #MCFC "

Aug 25, 2015

RT @DaveHytner: Tottenham are considering a move for Real Madrid's defensive midfielder Asier Illarramendi #thfc #realmadrid gu.com/p/4bz3n/stw

Aug 24, 2015

Wenger also said he was "always tempted" to take off Calum Chambers at half-time. Praised him for clearing his head in second half #AFC

Aug 24, 2015

Wenger in press conference: "We have started very average, I must concede." The team, he says, was "insecure" in defence.

Aug 24, 2015

How many times can Arsenal give the ball away inside their own half of the pitch?

Aug 24, 2015

Problems at the back for Arsenal: Koscielny out with a back injury and Mertesacker ill. Chambers and Gabriel in. #afc #lfc

Aug 22, 2015

@keithrobinson10 @bobbyjones007 that (honest) has been changed by sub-editor. Will change back. I feel your pain - I'm a 'Notts' Forest fan

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