Stephen Tudor is a freelance football writer who knows only slightly less about football than you do. A regular contributor to FourFourTwo, the Set Pieces, and others he was regularly taken to Maine Road as a child because his grandad predicted that one day Manchester City would be really, really good. When not scribbling for hire Stephen masquerades as Daisy Cutter, an online magazine that once made Bill Kenwright swear.

Why Manchester City’s attraction to controversy makes them a huge plus for the Premier League

The 2017/18 season hasn’t yet brushed its teeth and already Manchester City have been involved in three jaw-dropping incidents, moments of controversy that have ignited pubs nationwide into fierce debate and reduced punditry panels to open squabbling. Against Everton a mere week into the campaign Kyle...