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Revenge redemption & Rosler reunion - Man City v Wigan Athletic - FA Cup QF

The 3 R’s of ‘writing, reading and arithmetic’ used to be the foundation of basic education in Britain. Manuel Pellegrini continues his schooling in English football amid Manchester City’s 3 R’s of a different kind – redemption, revenge and reunion – as Uwe Rosler brings Wigan to the Etihad for an emotional FA Cup quarter final tie. With designs on a unique domestic treble of trophies, the City manager has already […]

MAN CITY v WIGAN - It's 'pieback' time

Rather like a Manchester Piccadilly tannoy announcement it’ll be a case of ‘All Change…’ at the Etihad Stadium as Manchester City seek payback against the upstarts who deprived them of FA Cup Final glory a mere 136 days ago. Is it me, or am I not alone in feeling that horrible wet May afternoon at Wembley seems an age ago? Time has healed the wounds and all but banished that […]