This is how Oasis inspired Manchester City’s record-breaking winning streak

Players have been listening to the Britpop band before matches

It has been revealed how Oasis helped inspire Manchester City’s record-breaking run of 15 straight Premier League victories.

Oasis duo Noel and Liam Gallagher are well-known City fans, with Noel even recently attending a game with fellow famous fan, former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr.

Man City boss Pep Guardiola previously confirmed that the players listen to Oasis in the dressing room prior to matches, revealing that ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ is his favourite song by the Britpop band.


Now, The Mirror reports that before City’s 4-0 away win against Swansea on Wednesday night (December 13), the City players “pumped up the volume by listening to Oasis”, calling the Gallagher brothers the team’s “current inspiration”.

The win meant that Man City have now gone 15 Premier League games without losing, beating the previous record of 14 matches, jointly held by Arsenal in 2002.

Liam and Noel Gallagher in Oasis
Liam and Noel Gallagher in Oasis


At the weekend, Noel Gallagher joined Manchester United legend Gary Neville as a TV pundit, commentating on the City v United game, which ended in a 2-1 City victory.

Before the game, Noel – flanked by Neville and former Liverpool footballer and manager Graeme Souness – said: “It’s great to be sat beside a legend of the game [pointing to Souness]… and Gary Neville”.


Meanwhile, Noel recently unveiled a Man City match day playlist. Listen to that here.


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