Pen pics of Manchester City's backroom staff.
Pen pics of Manchester City's backroom staff.
A PhD in computational astrophysics, developing trading systems for a £30bn hedge fund and policy advisor for the British government: not your typical CV for a member of backroom staff. However, these are just some of the credentials of Laurie Shaw, who has been appointed Lead AI Scientist by Manchester City.
MANCHESTER CITY Academy Manager Jason Wilcox says he has set his staff and players three key targets for 2021.
STEVE SPARKS has left Southampton after a decade to become first-team physio at Manchester City.
MANCHESTER CITY have teamed up with Google Research to launch an AI football competition which they hope will ‘test and refine’ tactical principles on the pitch.
GLENN VAN DER KRAAN has started working for Manchester City as their new Head of Coaching as the club completes an extensive Academy revamp.
MANCHESTER CITY Chief Executive Ferran Soriano says English football should re-consider introducing B teams in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Eddie Jones, Tom Vernon, Dave Reddin, Lorraine O'Malley and Karen Bardsley outline what they believe will be the big developments in football in the coming months and years.
FORMER West Ham assistant Enzo Maresca has been appointed Under-23s boss at Manchester City.
MANCHESTER CITY’S most experienced analyst, Aaron Briggs, has left the club after nine years to join Monaco.
HUDDERSFIELD TOWN recruitment co-ordinator Chris Baker has left the club after three years to join Manchester City.
JOHN-MARK SISMAN has been appointed to the new role of Performance Physicist by Manchester City.
MANCHESTER CITY have promoted Spaniard Carlos Vicens to Under-18 lead coach, with Darren Hughes stepping up from the U11s to become his assistant. Danny Walker has moved from U15/16s lead to U23 assistant.
STEPHEN TORPEY has been appointed Head of Coaching for the Under-15s to 23s by Manchester City.
MANCHESTER CITY have appointed Juan Manuel Lillo - described by Pep Guardiola as “the best coach I ever had” - as the club’s new assistant manager.
MANCHESTER CITY are set to make significant changes in their Academy this summer, with both the Under-23 and U18 lead coach roles becoming available.
SIMON TIMSON, the Performance Director at the Lawn Tennis Association, is joining Manchester City in the summer to head up their performance department.
LIVERPOOL have hired another physio from rivals Manchester City with Steve Lilley joining the Anfield club next month.
BRIAN PRESTIDGE has been promoted to Director of Insights and Decision Technology at City Football Group, meaning he will head up data science across nine teams including Manchester City.
MANCHESTER CITY’S most senior data scientist, Lee Mooney, has left the club after six years to launch a start-up.
MANCHESTER CITY had one significant weakness last season - which is why they hired set piece specialist Nicolas Jover from Brentford.
MANCHESTER CITY are advertising for their first dedicated data scientist to work with Pep Guardiola's team.
MANCHESTER CITY have come under fire after a team photo emerged showing their ‘Under-5s elite squad’.
MANCHESTER CITY have promoted from within to fill the Head Physio position vacated by Lee Nobes last November.
GRANT DOWNIE, Manchester City's former Head of Academy Performance, explains how he managed to get 28 full-time staff working together cohesively.
GRANT DOWNIE has worked in the performance industry fo more than 30 years, holding senior roles with Rangers, Middlesbrough and Manchester City. Now he works as a consultant and mentor and shared some of his key principles with TGG.
JAMES McCARRON is leaving the Premier League after a year to become Head of Sports Science and Medicine for Manchester City Ladies.
MANCHESTER CITY Head Physio Lee Nobes is leaving the club after 11 years to join rivals Liverpool.
PEP GUARDIOLA has credited two ‘geniuses’ with inspiring him to do things differently.
DESPITE being based in Barcelona, Dr Ramon Cugat has become the key medical figure at Manchester City, following a 20-year association with Pep Guardiola.
MANCHESTER CITY analyst Richard Bredice says he expects the introduction of electronic devices into the technical area to create “huge controversy” this season.
MANCHESTER CITY have appointed Barnsley’s Paul Harsley as their new Under-23 manager.
WHEN Manchester City unveiled their state-of-the-art £200m Etihad training complex in December 2014, it included football’s most advanced altitude chamber.
THE half spaces have become football's most fertile ground thanks to Pep Guardiola and Manchester City. Here's why.
MANCHESTER CITY are looking for a new Under-23 coach as they revamp roles in their Academy.
MANCHESTER CITY have hired video analyst Piet Cremers after he impressed during his 18 month spell with partner club NAC Breda.
MANCHESTER CITY Academy manager Jason Wilcox admits something ‘unbelievable’ has to happen in order for teenagers to make it into the first team at the club.
MANCHESTER CITY chief executive Ferran Soriano admits there is “much more to do” to bridge the gap between the club’s Academy and first team.
WEST BROM are the tallest side in the Premier League this season, with Manchester City the smallest.
NEW Manchester City Academy boss Jason Wilcox says challenging players will be more important than winning on his watch.
EDDIE JONES' Q&A at Soccerex was as intense and stimulating as one of the his coaching sessions. Read and listen to it here.
JORDI CRUYFF insists Pep Guardiola is still continuing his father’s legacy despite his record with homegrown players at Manchester City.
THE exit of Manchester City's brightest prospect seriously undermines their claims that youth would be given a platform this season.
WEST HAM's Joe Hart has the worst distribution performance of any goalkeeper in the Premier League this season, according to exclusive analysis conducted by the World in Motion agency.
MANCHESTER CITY Academy director Mark Allen has been named as the new Director of Football at Glasgow Rangers.
WEST BROM won the Premier League fitness title in 2016/17, with the lowest number of significant injuries and days lost to injury.
PEP GUARDIOLA has warned he is again unlikely to introduce many academy players to the Manchester City first team next season, blaming the competitiveness of the youth league they play in.
MANCHESTER CITY have been banned from signing Academy players for two years after being found guilty of tapping-up two schoolboys.