I realised there is no write up on the internet on all the classy things Manchester City do / have done, that make them more aristocratic than the rest. While the Premier League media always debate around the money spent … Continue reading Pep Talk 24: Eight Classy ManCity gestures which make them invaluable to football
I completed my first month of unemployment (or forced early retirement, depending on the unknown) ever, by adding a new hobby to my armoury. Guided by few friends, I have authored my first book which is now available on Kindle … Continue reading Book Launch: The Pep Guardiola Centurions – Against all odds
Manchester City have achieved their first ever utterly convincing and dominating Premier League season, under Pep Guardiola. They have won the joint fastest EPL title – record set by Manchester United in 2000-2001 – and this time it didn’t involve … Continue reading Pep Talk 18: Five EPL Records Guardiola’s ManCity must chase for making it ‘Untouchables’ Season 2017-18
Part two of insights, highlights and little-known nuggets from Pep Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning‘ – by Guillem Balague. * When Pep became the manager of FC Barcelona, his first contract was worth one million euros – fourth lowest … Continue reading Pep Talk 14: Insights from Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning – Part 2′
Insights, highlights and little-known nuggets from Pep Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning’ – by Guillem Balague * Back in 2001, Sir Alex Ferguson wanted to sign Pep Guardiola but the latter refused, saying he wanted to retire at Barcelona. As … Continue reading Pep Talk 12: Insights from Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning’ – Part 1
I will be honest here, I dearly wanted to see Dani Alves and Alexis Sanchez at Manchester City under Pep Guardiola. With glittering career resumes, costing a fraction of their worth, both would have given much needed big stage experience … Continue reading Pep Talk 9: Six reasons why Pep Guardiola is struggling to make big signings
The Manchester Derby (read: Pep Guardiola vs Jose Mourinho showdown) will be nothing less than a Justice League or Thor Ragnarok blockbuster. Entire English Premier League ecosystem is looking up to this game. If Sane and co triumph, it will turn the … Continue reading Pep Talk 6: Can Guardiolismo tame ‘rich West Brom’ at the Manchester Derby?
Eagerly awaited Paul Scholes has said that the 10th September 2016 Manchester derby could be the title decider. While that may sound too naive, what with the English Premier League season 2016-17 not even a month old, there is no … Continue reading Title Decider @ Manchester: Five Factors for battle royale
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced his signing with Manchester United, much before the club officially did! Well, that’s Zlatan. Never mind his age being on the wrong side of thirties – 34 to be exact. Never mind the club and player … Continue reading 8 reasons why Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Manchester United is ‘the perfect deal’
Lionel Messi has excelled in every competition he has been a part of, but somehow an away match at Stoke is touted to be difficult for the Argentine forward. Around four years ago, top EPL TV pundit and journalist Andy … Continue reading Will Lionel Messi struggle in a cold, wet, windy night at Stoke?