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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, including four matches this Saturday.


Manchester City Under-18s v Burnley | 12:00 (UK)
Algeria v Sierra Leone | 13:00 (UK)
Gareth Taylor Press Conference | 15:00 (UK)

An action packed week begins at midday on Tuesday, when City host Burnley in the Under-18s Premier League.

Victory for Ben Wilkinson’s side could propel us up to second in the table, and you can follow all of the action from the City Football Academy with a CITY+ subscription.

The livestream will get under way at around 11:50, while you can also follow updates on Twitter: @ManCityAcademy. A comprehensive match report will also follow soon after the final whistle.

Riyad Mahrez’s Algeria also begin their African Cup of Nations campaign on Tuesday, as they take on Sierra Leone from 13:00.

The match will be broadcast live in the UK on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Football, while those living elsewhere can discover how they can tune in by clicking here.

A Mahrez-focused match report will also be available to digest on and the official Man City app at the game’s conclusion.

And a busy Tuesday concludes when Gareth Taylor addresses the media ahead of City’s final Continental Cup group match away to Leicester City Women the following day.

You can keep across the latest team news and hear the City boss preview our clash with Leicester from 15:00 on and the official app.


Leicester City Women v City | 19:00

City have our sights set on progression to the Continental Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday evening when we travel to the Pirelli Stadium to face Leicester.

To reach the knock-out stages, we require three points against Leicester to secure top spot, but the Foxes could also progress with a victory of their own.

Everything points to a thrilling encounter, which you can follow on our dedicated matchday Twitter: @ManCityWomen.

A detailed report on proceedings, as well as reaction from Gareth Taylor and a player, can also be found soon after the final whistle on and the official Man City app.


Gareth Taylor press conference | 10:30

Pep Guardiola press conference | 13:30

Both Pep Guardiola and Gareth Taylor will host press conferences on Friday ahead of a bumper Saturday offering.

After receiving a positive COVID-19 test on Tuesday, Guardiola should hopefully be allowed to personally oversee preparations for our clash with Chelsea early this week, which would also allow him to host his usual pre-match press conference.


Should this be the case, the City boss will provide the latest team news and preview Chelsea’s Premier League visit from 13:30, with a livestream available to follow on and the official Man City app.

Both written and video reviews can also be accessed soon after the press conference’s conclusion.

Earlier on in the morning, Gareth Taylor will also address the media ahead of City’s Women’s Super League visit to Aston Villa.

You can read the latest squad updates and hear Taylor’s thoughts ahead of the clash from 10:30 on and the official app.


Manchester City v Chelsea | 12:30
Aston Villa Women v City | 12:30
City EDS v Manchester United | 19:30 (CITY+)
Liverpool v City U18s | 11:00 (CITY+)

All four of our sides are in action across a bumper Saturday, with two matches also available to watch live on CITY+.

Pep Guardiola’s men welcome Chelsea to the Etihad Stadium for a potentially crucial top-of-the-table clash in Saturday’s 12:30 kick-off.

Our Matchday Centre will provide minute-by-minute updates before, during and after the game from 10:30, while Shaun Goater and David James are special guests on our Matchday Live show, which also provides City-centric build-up, analysis, and anecdotes from 11:20.

Alistair Mann and Andy Morrison will also provide live Man City app commentary from the Etihad Stadium and a detailed match report, plus reaction from Pep Guardiola and players alike can be found soon after the final whistle.

A highlights package can also be accessed from 17:15, while CITY+ subscribers can also relive the entire 90 minutes of the action from midnight.

Gareth Taylor’s side are also in Women’s Super League action from 12:30, when we travel to the midlands to face Aston Villa.

Having recorded an impressive 6-0 triumph in our first WSL match following the winter break, City will be keen to build on that result and push closer to the Champions League places.

A detailed match report as well as reaction from Taylor and players can be accessed soon after the final whistle, while a highlights package and CITY+ full-match replay will be available the following day.

Two matches can also be enjoyed live on CITY+ across Saturday afternoon, beginning with City’s Under-18s against Liverpool.

Ben Wilkinson’s youngsters are in action from 11:00 with CITY+ subscribers able to tune in from 10:50 as we aim to continue our pursuit of the U18 Premier League title.


You can also be updated on key moments during the game over on Twitter: @ManCityAcademy, while a match report will follow soon after the final whistle.

Finally, City’s Elite Development Squad conclude a bumper Saturday offering when we host Manchester United in Premier League 2 from 19:30 with the match also available on CITY+.

Brian Barry-Murphy’s side repelled a late Blackburn fightback to earn maximum points in their previous outing and will hope for a similarly enthralling encounter on Saturday evening.

CITY+ viewers can tune in from 19:25, while the best bits of the action can also be followed over on Twitter: @ManCityAcademy or viewed in a detailed match report on and the official app.


Algeria v Equatorial Guinea | 19:00

An action-packed week ends with Riyad Mahrez’s Algeria once again in African Cup of Nations action, when they face Equatorial Guinea in their second Group E fixture.

Kick-off is scheduled for 19:00 (UK), with the match available to watch live on the UK on Sky Sports mix. Those living around the world can find out how to tune in by clicking here.

As always, a match report focused on our City winger’s performance can be found on and the official Man City app soon after the final whistle.