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#Pep Talk

# pep-talk - Saturday 7 May, 2022

Pep Guardiola: I would’ve quit Man City had financial affairs not been in order
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Pep Guardiola: I would’ve quit Man City had financial affairs not been in order

May 7th 2022, 10:54 PM 7,019 Views 9 Comments

Guardiola was convinced the club had done no wrong and that stance was later vindicated as City were cleared.

# pep-talk - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Pep Guardiola hails ‘really good result’ as double-chasing City keep dream alive
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Pep Guardiola hails ‘really good result’ as double-chasing City keep dream alive

Apr 30th 2022, 10:14 PM 4,724 Views 4 Comments

City returned to the Premier League summit, a point clear of Liverpool.

# pep-talk - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Pep Guardiola admits any slip by Man City would see Liverpool win title
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# No Room For Error

Pep Guardiola admits any slip by Man City would see Liverpool win title

Apr 21st 2022, 7:59 AM 2,638 Views 1 Comment

A 3-0 win at home to Brighton returned the Spaniard’s side to the top of the Premier League table.

# pep-talk - Friday 15 April, 2022

No excuses – Pep Guardiola confident Manchester City will be up for Liverpool challenge
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No excuses – Pep Guardiola confident Manchester City will be up for Liverpool challenge

Apr 15th 2022, 8:04 PM 3,650 Views 2 Comments

City face their title rivals in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday just three days after a draining Champions League tie at Atletico Madrid.

# pep-talk - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Man City boss Pep Guardiola refuses to believe title race is over
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Man City boss Pep Guardiola refuses to believe title race is over

Dec 29th 2021, 11:54 PM 6,113 Views 8 Comments

‘We are eight points in front but there are 54 still to play for.’

# pep-talk - Friday 22 October, 2021

Pep Guardiola sympathises with Steve Bruce and urges him to ignore social media
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Pep Guardiola sympathises with Steve Bruce and urges him to ignore social media

Oct 22nd 2021, 4:49 PM 3,413 Views 1 Comment

Bruce, sacked by Newcastle in midweek, came in for online criticism but Manchester City boss Guardiola says he pays “no attention” to comments.

# pep-talk - Friday 9 April, 2021

Pep Guardiola: I would be happy to see Sergio Aguero face Man City next season
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Pep Guardiola: I would be happy to see Sergio Aguero face Man City next season

Apr 9th 2021, 11:18 PM 4,401 Views 2 Comments

It was announced last week Aguero, City’s record goalscorer, would leave the club when his contract expired in the summer.

# pep-talk - Saturday 13 February, 2021

'Of course they can do it' - Liverpool can still win the title, says Pep Guardiola
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# Far From Over

'Of course they can do it' - Liverpool can still win the title, says Pep Guardiola

Feb 13th 2021, 10:01 PM 4,274 Views 2 Comments

Jurgen Klopp appeared to concede defeat in the race for first place but the City boss remains wary of the champions.

# pep-talk - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Pep Guardiola reconsidering original plans for early retirement
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# Pep In His Step

Pep Guardiola reconsidering original plans for early retirement

Jan 3rd 2021, 9:57 AM 7,422 Views 3 Comments

‘Before, I thought I was going to retire soon. Now I’m thinking I’m going to retire older,’ the Man City boss said.

# pep-talk - Thursday 10 September, 2020

'He is a masterclass player' - Guardiola hails City's De Bruyne as world's best midfielder
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'He is a masterclass player' - Guardiola hails City's De Bruyne as world's best midfielder

Sep 10th 2020, 7:28 PM 4,066 Views 1 Comment

‘Right now, he is the best. Right now, in the midfield position, he is the best.’

# pep-talk - Monday 13 January, 2020

Guardiola hails record-breaker Aguero as 'one of the most incredible players I've seen in this league'
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Guardiola hails record-breaker Aguero as 'one of the most incredible players I've seen in this league'

Jan 13th 2020, 6:00 AM 4,530 Views 10 Comments

The Argentine striker set two new goalscoring records in Manchester City’s trouncing of Aston Villa.

# pep-talk - Monday 30 December, 2019

Guardiola already looking towards next season's Premier League title race
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Guardiola already looking towards next season's Premier League title race

Dec 30th 2019, 10:57 AM 5,703 Views 12 Comments

The Manchester City manager says it’s ‘unrealistic’ for his team to catch runaway leaders Liverpool.

# pep-talk - Monday 21 October, 2019

Guardiola admits Man City are 'not ready' to win the Champions League
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Guardiola admits Man City are 'not ready' to win the Champions League

Oct 21st 2019, 11:16 AM 3,316 Views 7 Comments

The Catalan coach believes his team need to improve before they can think about claiming European success.

# pep-talk - Monday 2 September, 2019

Guardiola claims City 'couldn't afford' to buy replacement for Vincent Kompany
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Guardiola claims City 'couldn't afford' to buy replacement for Vincent Kompany

Sep 2nd 2019, 9:51 AM 6,731 Views 19 Comments

‘Sometimes we cannot afford it like other teams afford it,’ said the manager of the Premier League champions.

# pep-talk - Saturday 10 August, 2019

'He doesn't have earrings or tattoos, he has holding midfielder hair' - Pep Guardiola on Rodri
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# Eh?

'He doesn't have earrings or tattoos, he has holding midfielder hair' - Pep Guardiola on Rodri

Aug 10th 2019, 1:07 PM 11,355 Views 10 Comments

The City boss is tipping the club’s record signing to make an immediate impact.

# pep-talk - Friday 7 June, 2019

'I am a blue shirt, I am one of yours' - City boss Guardiola ends Juventus speculation
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'I am a blue shirt, I am one of yours' - City boss Guardiola ends Juventus speculation

Jun 7th 2019, 7:55 PM 6,833 Views 37 Comments

The Serie A champions have been linked with an approach for Pep Guardiola, but he will not be leaving Manchester City.

# pep-talk - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'Are you accusing me?' - Guardiola angered during post-FA Cup final press conference
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'Are you accusing me?' - Guardiola angered during post-FA Cup final press conference

May 19th 2019, 11:30 AM 14,998 Views 18 Comments

The Manchester City boss didn’t take kindly to a question relating to his relationship with the club’s owners.

# pep-talk - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Guardiola fears defeat to Liverpool on Thursday will end City's title hopes
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Guardiola fears defeat to Liverpool on Thursday will end City's title hopes

Dec 30th 2018, 8:02 PM 11,187 Views 17 Comments

‘We have a rival [Liverpool] who at the moment is the best team in Europe, or in the world.’

# pep-talk - Monday 3 December, 2018

'If he plays, maybe it's four or five weeks off': Aguero fitness scare ahead of busy December
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'If he plays, maybe it's four or five weeks off': Aguero fitness scare ahead of busy December

Dec 3rd 2018, 1:40 PM 4,553 Views 1 Comment

City’s all-time top scorer appears unlikely to make the trips to Watford or Chelsea this week.

# pep-talk - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Fleetwood gets Guardiola support before Ryder Cup - 'He's somebody that's great to know'
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Fleetwood gets Guardiola support before Ryder Cup - 'He's somebody that's great to know'

Sep 25th 2018, 2:17 PM 4,143 Views 0 Comments

Tommy Fleetwood will play in the Ryder Cup for the first time this week.

# pep-talk - Friday 31 August, 2018

No disciplinary action for US Open umpire despite controversial Kyrgios pep talk
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No disciplinary action for US Open umpire despite controversial Kyrgios pep talk

Aug 31st 2018, 5:52 PM 4,577 Views 3 Comments

A review found Mohamed Lahyani went “beyond protocol”, but the umpire won’t be disciplined.

# pep-talk - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Reina being investigated over mafia links
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Former Liverpool goalkeeper Reina being investigated over mafia links

May 22nd 2018, 3:01 PM 17,265 Views 6 Comments

The 35-year-old Spaniard is to face an Italian Football Federation disciplinary hearing.

# pep-talk - Friday 30 March, 2018

Van Gaal: I wanted United to play like Guardiola's City
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Van Gaal: I wanted United to play like Guardiola's City

Mar 30th 2018, 9:49 AM 6,426 Views 24 Comments

“For me, the process would have taken longer. Unfortunately, I did not get the time.”

# pep-talk - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'My caddy said, 'You're Rory McIlroy, what the 'f*** are you doing?''
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'My caddy said, 'You're Rory McIlroy, what the 'f*** are you doing?''

Jul 20th 2017, 9:54 PM 58,220 Views 32 Comments

JP Fitzgerald had a motivational speech to help the world number four turn his first round at the Open Championship around.

# pep-talk - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Guardiola: I have made mistakes
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Guardiola: I have made mistakes

Jan 8th 2017, 8:59 AM 3,947 Views 7 Comments

Pep Guardiola has admitted he has made a number of mistakes since his appointment as Manchester City boss.

# pep-talk - Friday 6 January, 2017

Guardiola: I love my players and their mistakes are my fault
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Guardiola: I love my players and their mistakes are my fault

Jan 6th 2017, 8:57 AM 4,167 Views 8 Comments

The Catalan insists it is his tactical instructions that have been to blame when City have committed errors.

# pep-talk - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Guardiola refuses to blame De Bruyne for his first home Man City defeat
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Guardiola refuses to blame De Bruyne for his first home Man City defeat

Dec 3rd 2016, 4:22 PM 6,181 Views 7 Comments

Kevin De Bruyne missed a glorious opportunity to put Manchester City 2-0 up and his side went on to lose 3-1.

# pep-talk - Friday 18 November, 2016

Pep Guardiola says he's 'lucky' no one saw him drunk on international duty
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Pep Guardiola says he's 'lucky' no one saw him drunk on international duty

Nov 18th 2016, 5:34 PM 9,011 Views 10 Comments

The Manchester City manager is grateful he was never caught in a similar drinking controversy to the one engulfing Rooney.

# pep-talk - Monday 24 October, 2016

Real Madrid release unseen footage of Ronaldo's Champions League final team-talk
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Real Madrid release unseen footage of Ronaldo's Champions League final team-talk

Oct 24th 2016, 7:33 PM 14,948 Views 11 Comments

“We’re 45 minutes away from making history. Tiredness is psychological.”

# pep-talk - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Guardiola credits Spurs with deserved victory
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Guardiola credits Spurs with deserved victory

Oct 2nd 2016, 5:19 PM 6,106 Views 15 Comments

Pep Guardiola praised Tottenham for their 2-0 victory at White Hart Lane and feels his Manchester City side have plenty to improve upon.

# pep-talk - Friday 8 July, 2016

Guardiola is already looking forward to his first game against 'The Big Sam'
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Guardiola is already looking forward to his first game against 'The Big Sam'

Jul 8th 2016, 2:43 PM 7,166 Views 7 Comments

“I want to prove myself here,” says Pep in his first press conference as City boss.

# pep-talk - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Bayern time was a failure without Champions League win, admits Pep
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Bayern time was a failure without Champions League win, admits Pep

May 4th 2016, 9:08 AM 6,860 Views 23 Comments

Guardiola’s last bid to win the Champions League with Bayern Munich came up short last night.

# pep-talk - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'Who'd be a visionary genius?' - Can Guardiola ignore the critics and stay on track?
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'Who'd be a visionary genius?' - Can Guardiola ignore the critics and stay on track?

Apr 21st 2015, 3:10 PM 4,705 Views 6 Comments

After Bayern Munich’s 3-1 first leg defeat to Porto and the resignation of the club’s medical staff, Tommy Martin sees Pep Guardiola as a genius under pressure.

# pep-talk - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Real Madrid's 'athletes' too much for Bayern, admits Guardiola
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Real Madrid's 'athletes' too much for Bayern, admits Guardiola

Apr 24th 2014, 9:19 AM 5,224 Views 0 Comments

The La Liga heavyweights are in the driving seat ahead of the second leg.

# pep-talk - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Danny Sutcliffe's 'team talk' involves a heavy dose of the Mighty Ducks
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Danny Sutcliffe's 'team talk' involves a heavy dose of the Mighty Ducks

Mar 4th 2014, 4:46 PM 4,795 Views 2 Comments

Five GAA stars pitted their motivational skills against each other.

# pep-talk - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Guardiola: I want to manage in England
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Guardiola: I want to manage in England

Jan 16th 2013, 9:47 AM 1,252 Views 3 Comments

Pep Guardiola says he wants to sample the “unique” experience of life in the Premier League.

# pep-talk - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

The Pep Guardiola rumour roadshow stops off at Bayern Munich
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The Pep Guardiola rumour roadshow stops off at Bayern Munich

Jan 15th 2013, 11:26 AM 1,552 Views 8 Comments

The German club are keeping ‘ruhig’ about the whole deal but could be about to out-fox Chelsea and Man City.

# pep-talk - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Guardiola will choose Man City - reports
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Guardiola will choose Man City - reports

Jan 13th 2013, 10:47 AM 2,251 Views 1 Comment

The former Barcelona manager say he’s ready to return to football and is believed to have decided on joining the Premier League champions.

# pep-talk - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

VIDEO: 'We take care of our business, and then we go home to deal with the dark'
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VIDEO: 'We take care of our business, and then we go home to deal with the dark'

Nov 14th 2012, 2:39 PM 1,342 Views 0 Comments

Coach Victor Nazario delivered this inspirational pep talk to a high school football team hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.

# pep-talk - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

AC Milan deny meeting with Pep Guardiola
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AC Milan deny meeting with Pep Guardiola

Nov 7th 2012, 11:38 AM 837 Views 2 Comments

Reports earlier this week suggested chief Adriano Galliani had met with the former Barcelona trainer and his agent to discuss a potential move.

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