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  • Kyle Walker has apologised for being sent off on his Manchester City home debut.The £50million summer signing from Tottenham was dismissed before half-time of Monday's 1-1 Premier League draw with Everton. "Gutted with last night," England defender Walker tweeted on Tuesday evening. "I apologise to the fans and my teammates. They did amazingly well to get back into the game and get a point #MCFC." Walker picked up his first yellow card in the 42nd minute for a foul on Leighton Baines. He was then booked two minutes later following a collision with Dominic Calvert-Lewin under a high ball. City were trailing to Wayne Rooney's 200th Premier League goal when Walker was sent off. But Pep Guardiola's side managed to escape with a draw thanks to substitute Raheem Sterling's equaliser eight minutes from time. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Kyle Walker apologises for receiving red card on Manchester City home debut

    Kyle Walker has apologised for being sent off on his Manchester City home debut.The £50million summer signing from Tottenham was dismissed before half-time of Monday's 1-1 Premier League draw with Everton. "Gutted with last night," England defender Walker tweeted on Tuesday evening. "I apologise to the fans and my teammates. They did amazingly well to get back into the game and get a point #MCFC." Walker picked up his first yellow card in the 42nd minute for a foul on Leighton Baines. He was then booked two minutes later following a collision with Dominic Calvert-Lewin under a high ball. City were trailing to Wayne Rooney's 200th Premier League goal when Walker was sent off. But Pep Guardiola's side managed to escape with a draw thanks to substitute Raheem Sterling's equaliser eight minutes from time. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Raheem Sterling admits Manchester City need to sharpen up in front of goal.City were thankful Sterling came off the bench to rescue a point with an 82nd-minute equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Everton at the Etihad Stadium on Monday.After falling behind to Wayne Rooney's 200th Premier League goal and being reduced to 10 men when Kyle Walker was controversially sent off before half-time, it was a creditable end result.But City spurned a host of other chances throughout a breathless encounter and Sterling, who twice shot over after being introduced for the second half, felt the hosts could have done better.The England international said: "I am really disappointed, I had a great chance before that (goal). It is one of those - I have just got to hit the target."I'm lucky enough I got a second chance and put it away but those vital moments are the chance before that, not just the equaliser."If I get that chance again we win the game. We have just got to be a bit more clinical. T..

    Sterling: Manchester City need to be more clinical

    Raheem Sterling admits Manchester City need to sharpen up in front of goal.City were thankful Sterling came off the bench to rescue a point with an 82nd-minute equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Everton at the Etihad Stadium on Monday.After falling behind to Wayne Rooney's 200th Premier League goal and being reduced to 10 men when Kyle Walker was controversially sent off before half-time, it was a creditable end result.But City spurned a host of other chances throughout a breathless encounter and Sterling, who twice shot over after being introduced for the second half, felt the hosts could have done better.The England international said: "I am really disappointed, I had a great chance before that (goal). It is one of those - I have just got to hit the target."I'm lucky enough I got a second chance and put it away but those vital moments are the chance before that, not just the equaliser."If I get that chance again we win the game. We have just got to be a bit more clinical. T..
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  • Marcos Rojo trained with Manchester United on Tuesday as he continues his recovery from knee ligament damage, while two other first-team players also gave manager Jose Mourinho a boost.Argentina defender Rojo suffered the injury in April but travelled with United on their pre-season tour of America and also went with the squad to Skopje for the Super Cup with Real Madrid.Mourinho said last month that Rojo "has no chance before December" and that may remain the case, but United made a point of showcasing his presence at training.The Premier League leaders shared a Twitter gallery of pictures with the caption "back at it on the training pitch" and then followed it up with "who do we have here?" along with images of Rojo.In what is further good news for Mourinho, Luke Shaw and Ashley Young also trained with the first-team squad on Tuesday.The pair have had long-term injuries, Shaw with his foot and Young with a groin, and Mourinho had not expected them back until September and Octobe..

    Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo back in training

    Marcos Rojo trained with Manchester United on Tuesday as he continues his recovery from knee ligament damage, while two other first-team players also gave manager Jose Mourinho a boost.Argentina defender Rojo suffered the injury in April but travelled with United on their pre-season tour of America and also went with the squad to Skopje for the Super Cup with Real Madrid.Mourinho said last month that Rojo "has no chance before December" and that may remain the case, but United made a point of showcasing his presence at training.The Premier League leaders shared a Twitter gallery of pictures with the caption "back at it on the training pitch" and then followed it up with "who do we have here?" along with images of Rojo.In what is further good news for Mourinho, Luke Shaw and Ashley Young also trained with the first-team squad on Tuesday.The pair have had long-term injuries, Shaw with his foot and Young with a groin, and Mourinho had not expected them back until September and Octobe..
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  • Pep Guardiola and Ronald Koeman both struck frustrated figures after being hit by debatable red cards as Manchester City fought back to secure an entertaining draw against Everton. An evening that started with pyrotechnics at the Etihad Stadium continued providing fireworks, with former Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney returning to haunt his old foes.The Everton forward certainly enjoyed his landmark 200th Premier League goal - a record only bettered by Alan Shearer - before City right-back Kyle Walker harshly received a second yellow.Guardiola's men responded manfully in the second half and drew level through substitute Raheem Sterling, before Everton's Morgan Schneiderlin picked up a second yellow late in the 1-1 draw."Yeah, we are here for the results, in my case to win games," City head coach Guardiola said. "We didn't win."We made absolutely everything to win with 11 (players), with 10 against 11 against Everton, a Europa league team, with quality players..

    Rival managers frustrated by red cards in Manchester City-Everton stalemate

    Pep Guardiola and Ronald Koeman both struck frustrated figures after being hit by debatable red cards as Manchester City fought back to secure an entertaining draw against Everton. An evening that started with pyrotechnics at the Etihad Stadium continued providing fireworks, with former Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney returning to haunt his old foes.The Everton forward certainly enjoyed his landmark 200th Premier League goal - a record only bettered by Alan Shearer - before City right-back Kyle Walker harshly received a second yellow.Guardiola's men responded manfully in the second half and drew level through substitute Raheem Sterling, before Everton's Morgan Schneiderlin picked up a second yellow late in the 1-1 draw."Yeah, we are here for the results, in my case to win games," City head coach Guardiola said. "We didn't win."We made absolutely everything to win with 11 (players), with 10 against 11 against Everton, a Europa league team, with quality players..
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  • He may have left Manchester United but Wayne Rooney continues to push the buttons of Manchester City fans - both on the pitch and onlineRooney's first competitive return to Manchester since rejoining Everton from United over the summer saw the England striker score the opening goal against City at the Etihad Stadium on Monday night.The 31-year-old was understandably delighted with the goal and celebrated by running in front of the City fans whilst cupping both his ears.But not only was Rooney - who became United's record goalscorer during 13 seasons at Old Trafford - content to torment his former adversaries on the field, but he then trolled them on Twitter afterwards as well.Accompanying a picture of him celebrating in front of scores of clearly unimpressed City fans, Rooney quipped:Always nice to see a few familiar faces ?????? pic.twitter.com/pr15fYfG7q— Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) August 21, 2017 Rooney's 35th-minute goal at the Etihad was his second in the Pre..

    Wayne Rooney follows goal against Manchester City with Twitter quip

    He may have left Manchester United but Wayne Rooney continues to push the buttons of Manchester City fans - both on the pitch and onlineRooney's first competitive return to Manchester since rejoining Everton from United over the summer saw the England striker score the opening goal against City at the Etihad Stadium on Monday night.The 31-year-old was understandably delighted with the goal and celebrated by running in front of the City fans whilst cupping both his ears.But not only was Rooney - who became United's record goalscorer during 13 seasons at Old Trafford - content to torment his former adversaries on the field, but he then trolled them on Twitter afterwards as well.Accompanying a picture of him celebrating in front of scores of clearly unimpressed City fans, Rooney quipped:Always nice to see a few familiar faces ?????? pic.twitter.com/pr15fYfG7q— Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) August 21, 2017 Rooney's 35th-minute goal at the Etihad was his second in the Pre..
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