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CHELSEA 1 MAN CITY 2 - Aguerooooooooo again!

A Manchester City fan goes up the bar of The Green Man pub at Wembley on 11th May 2013. The barman greets him with a welcoming smile and asks: “The usual sir?” It’s typical City humour, but borne of substance, with five Wembley outings in 24 months come FA Cup Final day. And, if all goes to plan, it’ll be half-a-dozen trips by August for the traditional new season Community […]

CHELSEA v MAN CITY - Mancini can capture sweet FA success

When Carlos Tevez lifted the FA Cup aloft in May 2011 it brought the curtain down on 35 years of pain and under achievement at Manchester City. Two years on and one gorgeous Premier League title success later, the malicious manipulative media would have you believe, if Vincent Kompany raises the famous old trophy in triumph next month, it would constitute failure. By exactly whose reckoning would being Champions of […]

MAN CITY 2 CHELSEA 0 - Fat lady struck dumb in Manchester

There’s a fat lady known to sing when all is lost…well, according to Roberto Mancini she hasn’t even found her song sheet at the Etihad Stadium. Manchester City’s boss is adamant that with 11 Premier League wins to play for, the 12 point divide between City and Manchester United could yet be bridged. It’d take a very brave man to wager a substantial sum on City somehow retaining their PL […]

MAN CITY v CHELSEA - City battle to beat Premier League blues

The Champions of England’s clash with the Champions of Europe held so much intrigue and promise in the Community Shield last August. Six months on and the tag of champions is consigned to the history books and a runners-up slot in the Premier League is scant consolation. City beat Chelsea 3-2 in a richly entertaining encounter at Villa Park and both sides looked set to battle for the PL crown. […]