David Silva exclusive The power has shifted in Manchester derby

ESPN FC’s Mark Ogden sits down with Man City’s David Silva to discuss how the Manchester derby has evolved and his favourite moments in the rivalry. Join Mark Donaldson in ESPN FC’s Fantasy Premier League at ESPNFC.com/FantasyFC. Pep Guardiola or Joachim Löw? Lahm or Schweinsteiger? We put Manchester City’s Leroy Sane on the spot in our latest edition of ‘You Have To Answer.’ Paul Pogba’s two goals in a span of two minutes sparked Man United’s comeback win versus Man City last April. David Silva has told ESPN FC that…

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Kaizer Chiefs set up Soweto Derby semi-final in Telkom Knockout

Kaizer Chiefs have set up a mouth-watering Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates in the semi-finals of the Telkom Knockout after they edged bogey side SuperSport United 1-0 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Sunday. Chiefs claimed the quarter-final victory thanks to a stunning goal from right-back Ramahlwe Mphahlele, ending an eight-game winless streak against Matsatsantsa. They were then drawn against Pirates in the last four, a quick chance for revenge after a 2-1 league loss to the Buccaneers late last month. The other semi-final sees Baroka FC host defending champions…

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Orlando Pirates Kaizer Chiefs Soweto Derby heroes

Saturday’s Soweto Derby between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates is crying out for a hero as the teams seek inspiration to claim what would be a massive victory for either side. With the match an 82 000 sell-out at FNB Stadium and millions more watching on television, it is the perfect platform for reputations to be forged as the Soweto duo try to mount a league title challenge after a number of barren seasons. KweséESPN delves into the history books and comes up with the top individual Orlando Pirates performances…

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Keisuke Honda set for A-League derby debut with Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory signing Keisuke Honda is excited for the challenge of Australia’s physically demanding brand of football. Superstar import Keisuke Honda is both supremely ready for Saturday’s Melbourne derby and unprepared for the occasion. Honda’s first taste of the A-League will come in one of the biggest dates in Melbourne Victory’s calendar, a home clash against Melbourne City with a crowd of at least 40,000 expected at Marvel Stadium. The seasoned international is delighted to be just days away from game time after the longest preseason of his career, confident…

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Roma defeat Lazio in eternal derby Serie A clash

A dominant Roma beat arch-rivals Lazio 3-1 in an entertaining game at the Stadio Olimpico. ROME – On the day before the Rome Derby, in which AS Roma beat Lazio 3-1 on a viciously hot afternoon, I met Luciano Rossi and his son at a restaurant near the Roma training facility. A lot of people from the club come here for lunch, including Francesco Totti, now retired but still the most beloved living Roman. Both Rossi men are Roma official team photographers and their roots in this city stretch back…

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Real Madrid fans chant Cristiano Ronaldo’s name in goalless derby

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui heard chants for the departed Cristiano Ronaldo as his team missed chances in a 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid at the Bernabeu. Visitors Atletico had the better chances before the break, with Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois denying his former side’s strikers Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa. The hosts then edged the second half, with young attacker Marco Asensio nearly scoring with a close-range effort that was well saved by Atletico keeper Jan Oblak. Following Wednesday’s 3-0 defeat at Sevilla, Real have now failed to score…

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2018 Pennsylvania Derby and Gallant Bob Stakes Results

2018 Pennsylvania Derby and Gallant Bob Stakes Results 2018 Pennsylvania Derby and Gallant Bob Stakes Results Co-owners Paul Weitman (left) and Karl Watson lead McKinzie to the winner’s circle after the Pennsylvania Derby. Date: 09/22/2018 The co-feature on Saturday at Parx Racing near Philadelphia was the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) for 3-year-olds going 1 1/8 miles on the main track. Conditions were excellent, with sunny skies and temperatures near 70, with the main track fast and the turf good. McKinzie was sent of as the lukewarm 2-1 favorite in…

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2018 Cotillion Stakes, Pa Derby Champion Stakes, and Alphabet Soup Handicap Results

2018 Cotillion Stakes, Pa Derby Champion Stakes, and Alphabet Soup Handicap Results 2018 Cotillion Stakes, PA Derby Champion, and Alphabet Soup Handicap Midnight Bisou, with Mike Smith aboard, heads to the winner’s circle after the Cotillion Stakes. Date: 09/22/2018 The richest races on the continent this weekend were run on Saturday at Parx Racing with two $1 million events run at the Bensalem, Pennsylvania oval. Conditions were excellent, with sunny skies and temperatures near 70, with the main track fast and the turf good. The co-feature race on Saturday was…

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2018 Pennsylvania Derby Workouts

2018 Pennsylvania Derby Workouts 2018 Pennsylvania Derby Workouts Collected schools at Parx on Thursday Date: 09/21/2018 The highlight of the Parx Racing season is Pennsylvania Derby (G1) and Cotillion (G1) day, this year taking place on Saturday September 22. Conditions were excellent during training hours, with clear skies on Wednesday and overcast on Thursday and temperatures near 70. The Derby features some of the best 3-year-olds of the east going 1 1/8 miles on the main track, while the Cotillion is its distaff counterpart, for 3-year-old fillies going 1 1/16…

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