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Man City defender Vincent Kompany's father elected Belgium's first black mayor

The father of Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany was elected as the first black mayor in Belgium after winning support in a Brussels commune.

Pierre Kompany, 71, is a mechanical engineer who was born in Congo and serves in the Brussels Regional Parliament. He ran for election in Ganshoren as a non-partisan candidate on a platform dedicated to cleaning up the environment and won 28.38 percent of the vote in results tallied on Sunday.

"Just for the guys abroad, he's the first black mayor in Belgium,"...

Manchester City's Vincent Company: Liverpool clash will be decided by small margins

Despite Manchester City's 2-1 win over Hoffenheim, ESPN FC's Steve Nicol thinks the defensive shortcomings could be Man City's undoing.
Manchester City's Vincent Kompany admits the Champions League is number one on his wishlist.

Manchester City must be completely focused for 90 minutes because Sunday's crunch clash with Liverpool will be decided by small margins, according to captain Vincent Kompany.

City go in to the game top of the Premier League but only above their title rivals on goal difference. And Liverpool are boosted by the fact they have won the last three matches between the two sides following their 5-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium at the start of last season when Sadio Mane was sent off.

Despite Liverpool's...

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola wants new contract for Vincent Kompany

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MANCHESTER, England -- Pep Guardiola paved the way for a new contract for Vincent Kompany after saying he hopes the defender is still a Manchester City player when he play his testimonial next season.

The City captain will mark 10 years at the club in August 2019 with a testimonial game at the Etihad Stadium and has generously decided to donate all the profits to the city's homeless.

After suffering from persistent injury problems in recent years, Kompany, whose current contract runs out in June,...

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany hints at new contract

Vincent Kompany has hinted he would like to stay beyond his Manchester City contract, which expires at the end of the season.

The captain, 32, celebrated 10 years at the club this week and is the only first team player to have joined before owner Sheikh Mansour took over in September 2008.

Kompany has been troubled by persistent injuries in recent seasons but insists he is getting better as a player.

"I think what people have never really understood with me is that aside from having had some injuries...

Manchester City's Vincent Kompany, Kyle Walker cut short holidays to make Community Shield return

With the start of the Premier League just around the corner, the ESPN FC crew assess Liverpool's chances of besting Manchester City this season.
Bernardo Silva came off the bench to inspire Manchester City to a comeback win over Bayern Munich after the Germans took a 2-0 lead in Miami.
Manchester City captain Steph Houghton and her manager Nick Cushing were both full of praise for the appreciation of women's football in America.

Vincent Kompany, Kyle Walker and Fabian Delph have all cut short their holidays to return to training early on Wednesday at Manchester City, but are unlikely to start in Sunday's Community Shield game against Chelsea. 

Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and John Stones will be the last players to come back, with their returns on Monday coming less than a week before the Premier League opener at Arsenal.

Belgium midfielder De Bruyne is expected at Wembley on Sunday to watch his teammates, according...

Messi, Modric, Ronaldo: Stars who might not feature at 2022 World Cup

After Julien Laurens hails Paul Pogba's role in France's World Cup triumph, the FC crew examine whether the tournament was a new beginning for him.

The 2018 World Cup is just the beginning for players like Kylian Mbappe, but it might well mark the end of a glittering international career for several players who've either been to several tournaments or just the one. Nick Miller runs through 10 notables who might not be in the mix, or have already ruled themselves out, for 2022.

Rafa Marquez, DF/MF, Mexico: 39 years old

Playing in a World Cup is the highlight of many players' careers. Captaining your country in one is a dream. Rafa Marquez...