Watch City v Barnsley live on CITY+

CITY+ subscribers can follow every kick of our pre-season clash with Barnsley this Saturday at the Academy Stadium.

After a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Preston on Tuesday, in which Riyad Mahrez opened the scoring with a sumptuous free-kick, Pep Guardiola’s men continue preparations for the new season with the visit of the Tykes on Saturday 31 July for a 6pm (UK) kick-off.

CITY+ is the only place where you can be across every twist and turn, as we lock horns with a side who reached the 2020-21 Championship play-offs.

Signing up costs just £1.99 per month, and provides full-match replays of all Men’s and Women’s clashes, as well as selected live broadcasts of Women’s, Elite Development Squad and Under-18s matches.


However, CITY+ isn’t just restricted to providing a matchday experience, with a subscription also granting access to exclusive, original documentaries.

Indeed, Kevin De Bruyne: Made in Belgium and Shaun Wright-Phillips: City’s Homegrown Hero are just two examples of the high quality, insightful content available with a subscription.

For further details about how to subscribe visit HERE.

Matchday Live

To get you in the mood for Barnsley’s visit, you can also tune in to Matchday Live, available on all digital platforms.

Our live matchday show returns with a brand new title, but still provides the same blend of analysis, anecdotes and sense of humour.

This Saturday's special guests are former City duo Richard Dunne and Michael Brown, who will offer their expert take on proceedings across the live show.

It makes for essential viewing for anyone who enjoys their pre-match buildup, half-time debrief and post-match thoughts to take on a City focus.

Watch the video above to get in the matchday mood...