Men's Team

Monday Marker: Your guide to City's week ahead

All the dates, times, kick-offs, venues and TV channel information you need for Manchester City’s week ahead.

There’s plenty happening on the international scene, with the World Cup group stages in full flow.

But there’s lots to look forward to from a City perspective, too, over the course of a busy week.

There are three games being screened live on CITY+ and Recast.

We have City v Stoke in Tuesday’s Under-17 Premier League Cup, Sunderland v City in an Under-18 Premier League North top-of-the-table clash and City v Sunderland in the FA Women's Continental Cup.

Check out everything coming up in our round-up below.


England v Iran | World Cup | 13:00 (UK)

Senegal v Netherlands | World Cup | 16:00 (UK)

World Cup fever begins for Manchester City today as our players begin their campaign over in Qatar.

John Stones, Jack Grealish, Phil Foden and Kalvin Phillips will be pushing to be involved in England’s opening Group B game against Iran.

But Gareth Southgate hinted in his pre-match press conference that the match will probably come too soon for Kyle Walker.

It kicks off at 13:00 (UK) at Khalifa International Stadium.

In Group A, Nathan Ake is with Netherlands for the opening game against Senegal, which kicks off at 16:00 (UK) at Al Thumama Stadium.


Argentina v Saudi Arabia | World Cup | 10:00

City v Stoke | Under-17 Premier League Cup | 11.30 | Live on CITY+ & Recast

The men’s team may be on international duty at present but you can still get your City fix elsewhere across the club.

How about City v Stoke in the Under-17 Premier League Cup, which takes place at our Academy Stadium, kick-off 11:30 (UK).

The game will be streamed live on CITY+ and Recast so make sure you tune in to see our starlets in action.

Julian Alvarez is the man in focus on Tuesday as he forms part of the Argentina squad who face Saudi Arabia in the first game of their World Cup campaign.

His Group C game kicks off at 10:00 (UK) at Lusail Stadium.


Germany v Japan | World Cup | 13:00

Spain v Costa Rica | World Cup | 16:00

Belgium v Canada | World Cup | 19:00

We have a host of men’s players set for action on Wednesday, as Germany, Spain and Belgium open their World Cup campaign.

Ilkay Gundogan’s Germany take on Japan in Group E with a 13.00 (UK) kick-off at Khalifa International Stadium.


Rodri and Aymeric Laporte are with Spain, in Group E alongside Germany, for their debut clash with Costa Rica, which kicks off at 16:00 (UK) at Al Thumama Stadium.

Belgium and Kevin De Bruyne open up in Group F against Canada, their Al Rayyan Stadium match kicking off at 19:00 (UK).


Switzerland v Cameroon | World Cup | 10:00

Portugal v Ghana | World Cup | 16:00

Brazil v Serbia | World Cup | 19:00

Thursday is another busy day for our City men’s players as Manuel Akanji, Ruben Dias, Bernardo Silva, Joao Cancelo and Ederson look forward to action.

Akanji’s Switzerland take on Cameroon in Group G, with a 10:00 (UK) start in Al Janoub Stadium.

Dias, Bernardo and Cancelo’s Portugal face Ghana in H, the Stadium 974 clash kicking off at 16:00 (UK).

Finally, Ederson is with Brazil for their 19:00 (UK) opener in Group G against Serbia in Lusail Stadium.


Sunderland v City | Gareth Taylor preview

Netherlands v Ecuador | World Cup | 16:00

England v USA | World Cup | 19:00

Gareth Taylor will look ahead to our latest FA Women's Continental Cup match against Sunderland.

Taylor’s team are in red hot form after winning six games in succession – five in the WSL and a 6-0 win over Blackburn Rovers in the Conti Cup.

We’re currently second in the Conti Cup Group B, behind Liverpool on the summit and ahead of Leicester City in third. Sunderland are fourth with Blackburn fifth.

We’ll have a written piece with Taylor for you to read on Friday via and the official app as he previews the Black Cats clash.

At the World Cup, it’s Matchday 2 on Friday for several of our stars.
Nathan Ake in back in action for Netherlands in Group A as they take on Ecuador with a 14:00 (UK) start at Khalifa International Stadium.


Kyle Walker will hope to have recovered sufficiently to take his place in the squad for England’s game with USA, alongside team-mates John Stones, Jack Grealish, Phil Foden and Kalvin Phillips.

That game with the States, in Group B, takes place at Al Bayt Stadium, kick-off 19:00 (UK).


Sunderland v City | Under-18 Premier League North | 11:30 | Live on CITY+ & Recast

Argentina v Mexico | World Cup | 19:00

Our Under-18 team are set for an exciting top-of-the-table clash in Under-18 Premier League North on Saturday – and it’s available to watch live on CITY+ & Recast.

Following a solid victory at Stoke this past weekend, City are now second in the table, with 16 points from eight games.

Our weekend opponents, Sunderland, are top with 19 points from eight games – so this 11:30 (UK) encounter, at the Academy of Light, should be exciting and competitive.

Don’t miss it – make sure you tune in via either CITY+ or Recast.

You can also follow live updates on our dedicated matchday Twitter account @ManCityAcademy.

A detailed match report and highlights will be available on and the official app after the full-time whistle, while a full-match replay will also be released on CITY+ and Recast.

Julian Alvarez, meanwhile, is with Argentina for their World Cup Group C encounter with Mexico at Lusail Stadium, kick-off 19:00 (UK).


City v Sunderland | FA Women's Continental Cup | 14:00 | Live on CITY+ & Recast

Belgium v Morocco | World Cup | 13:00

Spain v Germany | World Cup | 19:00

City face Sunderland on Sunday in our second game in the FA Women's Continental Cup – and you can watch it live on CITY+ and Recast.

You can keep in touch with all the key moments over on our dedicated matchday Twitter account: @ManCityWomen.

A comprehensive match report and reaction from the boss and players alike will follow soon after the final whistle, while highlights and a CITY+ full-match replay will also be available.

Kevin De Bruyne is in action for Belgium on Friday as the Red Devils take on Morocco in their second Group F match, kick-off 13:00 (UK) at Al Thumama Stadium.

Meanwhile, City players take on each other as Spain face Germany in Group E.

Rodri and Aymeric Laporte could take on Ilkay Gundogan in the Al Bayt Stadium match, kick-off 19:00 (UK).

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