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Manuel’s marauders cross the line - MAN CITY 4 CARDIFF CITY 2

Manchester City always manage to do things in their own inimitable style, and so it was as Manuel The Magnificent’s marauders smashed the modern day scoring record for the fastest 100 goals. City raced to their century landmark in just 34 outings this season – shaving a whole eight matches off the previous quickest route to the net-busting total in the Premier League era. Some City fans, well versed over […]

City to raise bar higher than Tan’s waistband - MAN CITY v CARDIFF CITY

Profanity spewing Alan Pardew only served to illustrate how lucky Manchester City are to have Manuel Pellegrini at the helm.  The gulf in class and ability between the Newcastle manager and the chilled Chilean is immeasurable. One glance at the Etihad ‘Director’s Box’ at 3pm today will draw a similar reaction when it comes down to the club’s ownership. For potty mouth Pardew, substitute Vincent Tan and for Pellegrini think […]

CARDIFF CITY 3 MAN CITY 2 - City rudderless without Captain Kompany

Manchester City can only hope that a performance that saw them succumb to a tenacious Cardiff City is as common as a sighting of Lord Lucan riding Shergar around the Bermuda Triangle. New City boss Manuel Pellegrini stated beforehand that his team would not under estimate their feisty foe from South Wales, who were bound to be fired up for their first home top flight fixture in more than 50 […]

CARDIFF CITY v MAN CITY – Pellegrini out to slay dragons and bluebirds alike

Will Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City be all hot and bothered when they attempt to slay the fiery Welsh dragons of Cardiff City, or will it be all sweetness and light as they knock the tweeting Bluebirds off their perch this coming Sunday? If Malky Mackay’s newly promoted side embodies the characteristics of one of its elder statesman, one Craig Douglas Bellamy, it could be hotter than a holiday in Cairo […]