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City want Top 20 victory over Villa - Aston Villa v Man City

It’s a return to the muck and bullets of domestic football for Manchester City after the mid-week disappointment of the failure to repel invading Roman forces. Whereas AS Roma did an effective Italian job in limiting City to a 1-1 draw on home soil, the Sky Blues often find the fields of Birmingham to be very fertile ground. Last season’s shock 3-2 reversal was far from keeping with the norm […]

Fatuous fraud Platini – FFP!

UEFA bureaucrats – the money men who regulate European football and, fair to say, a right set of continental bankers – have battered the newly crowned Champions of England into submission…or have they? At first glance Manchester City have incurred the wrath of the despot Michel Platini and had their backside spanked. Much to the delight of the likes of Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Real Madrid, even those Euro competition non-starters […]

Jesus saves City’s Christmas - FULHAM 2 MAN CITY 4

Old Father Thames was flowing apace in the wintry London downpour, but even then he was still struggling to keep up with a Manchester City goals surge that threatens to engulf all Premier League opposition. The folk God of the river that abuts Fulham’s quaint and historic Craven Cottage home, was about as much use to Rene Meulensteen’s men as King Canute, when it came to holding back a tide […]


From muppets to marauders – Manuel Pellegrini’s much maligned marvels produced a memorable night of Champions League magnificence… and yet it was marred by a mystifying miscalculation that Manchester City may live to regret! As the whole of Europe took stock of City’s shock 3-2 win over the seemingly indestructible Bavarians, the Sky Blue’s manager was engulfed in controversy over what looks like a mathematical muddle in Munich. On the […]