David Silva

Born: January 8, 1986 (age 31)

Height: 5'8" (173cm)

Hometown: Arguineguín, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Attacking-midfielder
Team: Manchester City (no. 21)
David Silva of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Watford at the Etihad Stadium on August 29, 2015
Career History
Senior2006-2010Valencia
2010-Manchester City
International2006-Spain
Sports Mole has 1,212 articles about David Silva. Articles 1 to 40:
Gabriel Jesus celebrates with Kevin De Bruyne after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Manchester City 'to award Gabriel Jesus with pay rise'
Manchester City reportedly plan to give Gabriel Jesus a pay rise after securing new contracts for David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne.
Sep 19, 11:16
Gabriel Jesus celebrates the third with Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling during the Premier League game between Watford and Manchester City on September 16, 2017
Result: Manchester City thrash Watford to go top of Premier League table
Manchester City go top of the Premier League table after clinching an emphatic 6-0 win over Watford in Saturday's Premier League clash at Vicarage Road.
Sep 16, 16:57
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on Boxing Day
Team News: Raheem Sterling back for Man City
Raheem Sterling is back in the fold as Manchester City travel to Watford.
Sep 16, 14:05
A general shot of the corner flag at the Etihad Stadium prior to Manchester City's Premier League clash with Middlesbrough on November 5, 2016
Bernardo Silva learning from Manchester City teammates
Portugal attacker Bernardo Silva says that "it is a pleasure" to play alongside the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva at new club Manchester City.
Sep 15, 10:20
John Stones in action for Manchester City on August 24, 2016
Result: John Stones scores twice as Manchester City cruise past Feyenoord
Manchester City start their Champions League campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory away at Feyenoord.
Sep 13, 21:36
Ederson in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Team News: Ederson starts for Manchester City
Ederson is fit enough to start between the posts for Manchester City in their Champions League trip to Feyenoord.
Sep 13, 18:35
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Team News: Philippe Coutinho out, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on bench for Liverpool
Philippe Coutinho misses out on Liverpool's trip to Manchester City, while new signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is named on the bench.
Sep 9, 11:32
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Fenerbahce miss out on signing Manchester City's David Silva?
Fenerbahce reportedly miss out with a late bid for Manchester City midfielder David Silva before the end of the Turkish transfer window.
Sep 9, 09:30
Bernardo Silva of Portugal celebrates scoring during the UEFA Under 21 European Championship 2015 semi final football match between Portugal and Germany in Olomouc, Czech Republic on June 27, 2015
Bernardo Silva: 'I could not turn down Pep Guardiola'
Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva insists that the opportunity of working with an illustrious manager like Pep Guardiola was not one that he could turn down.
Sep 8, 19:27
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson barks orders during his side's Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on August 12, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester City vs. Liverpool
Ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Liverpool, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the two squads.
Sep 8, 15:44
Alvaro Morata of Spain celebrates scoring in the Euro 2016 match against Turkey on June 17, 2016
Result: Spain put eight past Liechtenstein in Vaduz
Spain take another big step towards securing qualification for the 2018 World Cup after recording a 8-0 win over Group G minnows Liechtenstein.
Sep 5, 21:40
Sergio Busquets in action during the Euro 2016 Group D game between Spain and Czech Republic on June 11, 2016
Result: Spain too strong for Italy
Isco scores twice as Spain move three points clear at the top of Group G with a 3-0 victory over Italy in their 2018 World Cup qualification fixture.
Sep 2, 21:35
Raheem Sterling nets a last-minute winner during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Manchester City on August 26, 2017
Result: Raheem Sterling nets late winner as Manchester City beat Bournemouth
Raheem Sterling scores in the seventh minute of added-on time as Manchester City register a 2-1 win over Bournemouth in their Premier League game at the Vitality Stadium.
Aug 26, 14:33
Wayne Rooney celebrates next to City captain Vincent Kompany during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Result: Raheem Sterling rescues a point for Manchester City
Raheem Sterling scores an 82nd-minute equaliser as Manchester City come from behind to draw 1-1 with Everton in the Premier League.
Aug 21, 21:55
Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker in action during the North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Team News: Kyle Walker, Danilo start for City
Kyle Walker and Danilo make their competitive debuts for Manchester City.
Aug 12, 16:34
Ederson, Jamie Murphy and Kyle Walker in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City on August 12, 2017
Live Commentary: Brighton & Hove Albion 0-2 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Manchester City's 2-0 win against Brighton & Hove Albion, as the Citizens dug deep to earn the points.
Aug 12, 16:30
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Report: David Silva to join hometown club Las Palmas in 2019
Spain midfielder David Silva will reportedly leave Manchester City when his contract expires in 2019 to join hometown club Las Palmas.
Aug 7, 11:54
Sergio Aguero celebrates netting the third during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Result: Manchester City cruise past West Ham United in Iceland
Manchester City ease to a 3-0 win over West Ham United in their final pre-season game in Iceland.
Aug 4, 16:53
Ryan Giggs the Manchester United interim manager looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Ryan Giggs: 'Manchester City will be team to beat in the Premier League'
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs believes that Manchester City will be the team to beat in the Premier League this season.
Aug 1, 12:44
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on Boxing Day
Result: Manchester City hammer Tottenham Hotspur in Nashville
Manchester City hammer Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 to keep their hopes of winning the International Champions Cup alive.
Jul 30, 01:04
Alvaro Morata of Spain and Nathaniel Clyne of England during an international friendly on November 15, 2016
Result: Spain survive Macedonia scare to stay top of Group G
Spain maintained their spot at the top of Group G in World Cup qualifying with a surprisingly hard-fought 2-1 win over Macedonia in Skopje.
Jun 11, 21:37
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D match between Spain and Turkey on July 17, 2016
Result: Alvaro Morata rescues late draw for Spain against Colombia
Alvaro Morata's late equaliser rescues a 2-2 draw for Spain in their international friendly with Colombia to extend Julen Lopetegui's unbeaten start as manager.
Jun 7, 22:28
Porto's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui gestures from the touchline during the UEFA Champions League Group G football match between Chelsea and Porto at Stamford Bridge in London on December 9, 2015.
Live Commentary: Spain 2-2 Colombia - as it happened
Relive the 2-2 draw between Spain and Colombia as Alvaro Morata rescues a late point for the home side in Murcia.
Jun 7, 20:00
Wayne Rooney makes way for Angel Gomes during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Ex-Manchester United youth boss tips Angel Gomes to become world-class talent
Paul McGuinness, who spent 23 years managing Manchester United's academy sides, talks up the potential of Angel Gomes following his first-team bow for the club.
May 23, 21:47
David Silva celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Result: Manchester City put five past Watford to secure third place in Premier League
Manchester City put five past a beleaguered Watford side at Vicarage Road in order to secure a third-place finish on the final day of the Premier League season.
May 21, 16:50
Craig Shakespeare smiles during the warm-up prior to the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Craig Shakespeare unhappy with "injustice" against Manchester City
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare criticises the performance of the officials during his side's 2-1 defeat to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
May 13, 15:23
Kasper Schmeichel applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Kasper Schmeichel: 'Opening goal should not have stood'
Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel is adamant that Manchester City's opening goal in their 2-1 win should have been disallowed for offside against Raheem Sterling.
May 13, 15:08
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on Boxing Day
Raheem Sterling hails "massive win" over Leicester City
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling believes that the officials were right to let the opening goal stand in their "massive win" over Leicester City.
May 13, 15:01
David Silva celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Result: Manchester City boost top-four hopes with win over Leicester City
Manchester City hold out for a 2-1 win over Leicester City that lifts them up to third in the Premier League table and six points clear of fifth-placed Arsenal.
May 13, 14:29
David Silva celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester City 2-1 Leicester City - as it happened
Relive Manchester City's 2-1 win over Leicester City as Pep Guardiola's side hang on to climb up to third in the Premier League table.
May 13, 11:30
Pep Guardiola celebrates after the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Pep Guardiola: 'Champions League is in our hands'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes that his side are in control of the top-four race following their 5-0 win over Crystal Palace.
May 6, 15:13
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Sam Allardyce: 'Crystal Palace deserved Manchester City rout'
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce admits that his side "deserved" their 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Manchester City.
May 6, 15:06
David Silva celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Result: Manchester City thrash Crystal Palace to move third
Manchester City thrash Crystal Palace 5-0 to climb up to third in the Premier League table.
May 6, 14:27
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Team News: Gabriel Jesus leads Manchester City line
Gabriel Jesus leads the Manchester City attack in the absence of Sergio Aguero as his side host Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
May 6, 11:36
David Silva celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester City 5-0 Crystal Palace - as it happened
Relive Manchester City's 5-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace as Pep Guardiola's side climb up to third in the Premier League table.
May 6, 11:30
Sergio Aguero celebrates netting the third during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Sergio Aguero, Claudio Bravo ruled out for Manchester City
Claudio Bravo's season is over due to a calf injury sustained recently, while Pep Guardiola is also without top scorer Sergio Aguero for the visit of Crystal Palace.
May 5, 15:53
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Preview: Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Crystal Palace from the Etihad Stadium.
May 4, 16:00
General view at the Riverside Stadium ahead of the Premier League clash between Middlesbrough and Chelsea on November 20, 2016
Preview: Middlesbrough vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Middlesbrough and Manchester City at the Riverside Stadium.
Apr 28, 15:54
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Result: Manchester derby at Etihad Stadium finishes goalless
Manchester City and 10-man Manchester United play out a goalless draw in Thursday night's Manchester derby in the Premier League.
Apr 27, 21:56
Gabriel Jesus in action for Manchester City on January 21, 2017
Team News: Gabriel Jesus makes Manchester City bench for derby against Manchester United
Gabriel Jesus returns from injury to make the Manchester City bench ahead of Thursday's Premier League derby against Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium.
Apr 27, 19:10



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City54101621413
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd54101621413
3Chelsea531185310
4Newcastle UnitedNewcastle53026429
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs52217348
6Huddersfield TownHuddersfield52215328
7Burnley52216518
8Liverpool52219908
9Southampton52214408
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Watford522179-28
12Arsenal521278-17
13Stoke CityStoke512256-15
14Swansea CitySwansea512225-35
15Leicester CityLeicester511379-24
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton511347-34
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham5113410-64
18Everton5113210-84
19Bournemouth510439-63
20Crystal Palace500508-80
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