‘Work is not everything in life. ’ Neither is football. It’s hard to think of anything more personal than grief. People cope with and react to deaths of loved ones in very different ways. Some will suffer from depression, others will experience delayed grief and for some people, grief can be all-consuming. But there’s no set formula, no magic wand to wish it away… nor should there be, because the grieving process can offer comfort, too. And you certainly can’t tell anyone how to grieve. It’s in this context, amid comparably futile debates about silly things like football matches, we must remember what Antonio Conte has experienced in the past three months. Tim Spiers·London WriterGO FURTHERThe grieving Antonio Conte.
That's one of four changes from the defeat to Arsenal. Ivan Perisic, Emerson Royal and Ben Davies also come in, with Matt Doherty, Clement Lenglet, Pape Sarr and Ryan Sessegnon dropping out. Rob SmythJanuary 19, 2023 at 2:02 PM ESTCity team news: Alvarez starts, De Bruyne on the benchPep Guardiola has picked a very interesting XI. Either Jack Grealish is playing in central midfield or Guardiola has moved away from his usual 4-1-2-3 formation. In all there are five changes from the derby defeat at Old Trafford. Rico Lewis, John Stones, Ilkay Gundogan, Jack Grealish and Julian Alvarez replace Kyle Walker, Joao Cancelo, Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva and Phil Foden.
Rob Smyth🔵 𝐓𝐄𝐀𝐌 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 🔵XI | Ederson, Lewis, Stones, Akanji, Ake, Rodrigo, Gundogan (C), Grealish, Mahrez, Alvarez, HaalandSUBS | Ortega Moreno, Walker, Dias, Phillips, Cancelo, Laporte, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Foden#ManCity | @HaysWorldwide pic. com/NBVdMI5yH7— Manchester City (@ManCity) January 19, 2023 January 19, 2023 at 1:53 PM ESTCan City start another winning run? Pep Guardiola’s four title-winning seasons at Manchester City have each included spectacular winning runs: 18 Premier League games in a row in 2017-18, 14 in 2018-19, 15 in 2020-21 and 12 last season. City may need something similar if they are to catch the runaway leaders Arsenal, who sit eight points clear with 20 games to play.
Manchester City vs Tottenham live updatesJanuary 19, 2023 at 2:20 PM ESTPep Guardiola: 'We want more presence close to Erling'Here's are Pep's pre-match thoughts, including his reasons for picking Rico Lewis and Julian Alvarez. Rob SmythMicah: "Happy Birthday! " 🥳Pep: "It's TOO late it was yesterday! " 😂Man City boss Pep Guardiola explains his team selection... 💭 pic. twitter. com/DlU067XFhU— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) January 19, 2023 January 19, 2023 at 2:17 PM ESTSpurs fans: discuss the team news with Tim SpiersTottenham Hotspur (5-2-3) Lloris; Royal, Romero, Dier, Davies, Perisic; Bentancur, Hojbjerg; Kulusevski, Kane, Son.
January 19, 2023 at 12:01 PM ESTTottenham fans: Discuss the City game with our writer Tim SpiersWant to get involved with the pre-match conversation? Pose your questions now and The Athletic’s Tottenham writer Tim Spiers will join in from the Etihad Stadium a couple of hours before kick-off. Then discuss the team sheet, overall and individual performances, and what the result means. Click below to get involved. Amitai Winehouse·Managing Editor, NewsGO FURTHERTottenham fans: Discuss the Man City game with our writer Tim SpiersJanuary 19, 2023 at 11:30 AM ESTDe Bruyne, Stones and Dias were back in Manchester City trainingKevin De Bruyne, John Stones and Ruben Dias all returned to Manchester City training ahead of their Premier League clash against Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday. De Bruyne had missed training on Tuesday, while defenders Stones and Dias were absent for Sunday’s derby defeat by Manchester United.
Is this Spurs' strongest available team, or at least their strongest front five? You can discuss Antonio Conte's selection with our writer Tim Spiers. Rob SmythGO FURTHERTottenham fans: Discuss the Man City game with our writer Tim SpiersJanuary 19, 2023 at 2:12 PM ESTCity fans: Discuss the team news with our writer Sam LeeManchester City (possible 4-2-1-3) Ederson; Lewis, Stones, Akanji, Ake; Rodri, Gundogan; Alvarez; Mahrez, Haaland, Grealish. What do you make of Pep Guardiola's selection? You can discuss it with fellow City fans, and our reporter Sam Lee, on our dedicated page. Rob SmythGO FURTHERManchester City fans: Discuss the Tottenham game with our writer Sam LeeJanuary 19, 2023 at 2:06 PM ESTSpurs team news: Bentancur returns, Perisic startsA big boost for Antonio Conte, with Rodrigo Bentancur fit to return in midfield.
Watch the video at the link below. Amitai Winehouse·Managing Editor, NewsGO FURTHERHas Erling Haaland made Manchester City worse? January 19, 2023 at 12:43 PM ESTTragic news about former Tottenham playerThe English football player Anton Walkes has died at the age of 25, Charlotte Football Club confirmed on Thursday. The MLS side said that Walkes, who began his career at Tottenham Hotspur before spells at Portsmouth and Atlanta United, had died “following an accident in South Florida”. Walkes, who was born in London, made one first-team appearance for the Premier League club. Amitai Winehouse·Managing Editor, NewsGO FURTHERAnton Walkes dies at age 25 following accident in South Florida, Charlotte FC confirmJanuary 19, 2023 at 12:23 PM ESTThe grieving Antonio Conte.
Rob SmythWOW!!!! What a game this has been!! 🔥🔥Just moments after Manchester City equalised from the penalty spot, Harry Kane blows the title race WIDE OPEN again with his second of the evening! 😮 pic. com/8rmLdPBI43— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) February 19, 2022 January 19, 2023 at 1:30 PM ESTAre City letting Haaland down? Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes his side have not been getting the best out of Erling Haaland during recent games due to their team shape. Haaland has failed to score in his last three games which has led to criticism despite the fact he has scored an impressive 27 goals in 24 appearances for City.
Amitai Winehouse·Managing Editor, NewsGO FURTHERManchester City fans: Discuss the Tottenham game with our writer Sam LeeJanuary 19, 2023 at 10:45 AM ESTIs it time for Tottenham to move on from Lloris? We need to talk about Hugo Lloris. The Tottenham captain has been an important performer through the years for club and country, but if Spurs want to take the next step and legitimately challenge for major honours, his performance in the north London derby proves it’s time they start looking for a replacement. Matt PyzdrowskiGO FURTHERTottenham’s Hugo Lloris is showing signs of low confidence, and it’s costing his teamJanuary 19, 2023 at 10:32 AM ESTTottenham have regressed into a shapeless mess“Psychologically and emotionally” this felt like more than just three points, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said.
Dias has not featured for City since the World Cup after sustaining a hamstring injury while on Portugal duty. But City manager Pep Guardiola confirmed on Wednesday that all three were set to be available against Spurs. Read Guardiola's full quotes below. Amitai Winehouse·Managing Editor, NewsGO FURTHERDe Bruyne, Stones and Dias back in Manchester City training ahead of Tottenham gameJanuary 19, 2023 at 11:01 AM ESTCity fans: Discuss the Tottenham game with our writer Sam LeeWant to get involved? Pose your questions now in the link below and The Athletic’s Manchester City writer Sam Lee will join in from the Etihad Stadium a couple of hours before kick-off.
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