Manchester City confirm Kompany departure

Vincent Kompany will leave Manchester City this summer, the Premier League champions have confirmed. The centre-back joined City in 2008, the same year when the club changed ownership, signaling the beginning of their impressive uprise. He made a total of 360 appearances, the last one on Saturday as his team comprehensively beat Watford in the…

Kompany leaving Manchester City after 11 years

Vincent Kompany has played his final game for Manchester City, with the Premier League champions confirming that their captain is leaving the club. The 33-year-old played a pivotal role in City winning an unprecedented domestic treble this season, making 24 appearances across all competitions and scoring one goal – a stunning long-range strike in the…

Kompany thanks Guardiola and Manchester City team-mates after announcing departure

Vincent Kompany has thanked Pep Guardiola and Manchester City team-mates past and present after it was confirmed he will be leaving the Premier League champions. Kompany led City to a remarkable domestic treble this season, but the 33-year-old announced on Sunday that his appearance in the 6-0 FA Cup final win over Watford would be…

World class Kompany is Manchester City´s DNA, says Goater

Outgoing captain Vincent Kompany is the “DNA” of Manchester City, according to club hero Shaun Goater. City confirmed on Sunday that Kompany’s 11-year stay at the club is coming to an end, with the defender’s appearance in Saturday’s thumping FA Cup final win over Watford his last for the Premier League champions. In all, Kompany…

BREAKING NEWS: Kompany appointed as Anderlecht player-manager

Vincent Kompany will take on a player-manager role at Belgian Pro League club Anderlecht after calling time on his 11-year spell at Manchester City. It was confirmed on Sunday that Kompany would be leaving Premier League champions City, with the Belgium defender ending his career at the club by winning a domestic treble. Now his next…

Guardiola fumes at payment question after FA Cup win

Pep Guardiola reacted angrily to a question about Manchester City’s financial management after his side hammered Watford in the FA Cup final. City wrapped up a season of dominance at Wembley on Saturday by routing the Hornets 6-0, adding the FA Cup to their EFL Cup and Premier League trophies. UEFA confirmed on Thursday an…

Paris Saint-Germain 4 Dijon 0: Mbappe closes on Messi with brace

Kylian Mbappe moved two behind Lionel Messi in the race for the Golden Shoe as his brace helped Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain to a 4-0 victory over Dijon. World Cup winner Mbappe, back from a three-match ban following his red card in the Coupe de France final, scored in either half to move onto 32 goals for…

Guardiola: Man City treble feat harder than Champions League but can be repeated

Pep Guardiola feels Manchester City’s clean sweep of domestic trophies is harder than winning the Champions League but predicted the feat will be achieved again. Guardiola’s side routed Watford 6-0 at Wembley on Saturday to add the FA Cup title to the EFL Cup and Premier League the club won earlier in the season. City…

Goal-shy Piatek must focus on Milan – Gattuso

Gennaro Gattuso challenged Krzysztof Piatek to focus solely on doing his part for AC Milan as the struggling striker grapples with a goal drought.  Poland striker Piatek has gone six games without scoring in all competitions, last finding the net in the 2-1 defeat to Juventus on April 6. The lean streak is a vast departure…

Derby strikes and play-off failings – Wondolowski´s MLS goals record in Opta numbers

San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski has finally passed Landon Donovan for the most regular-season goals in MLS history. The veteran former United States striker has long been chasing Donovan’s total of 145 and seized the record against Chicago Fire on Saturday. Wondolowski scored four goals in a 4-1 rout of the Fire to take…

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