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Milner moved for medals…not Bosman millions – allegedly!

‘We want you to stay, we want you to stay, Jimmy Milner, we want you to stay…’ Well, that chant from the Etihad masses went down a storm, didn’t it? The truth was James Milner was never going to extend his five year contract at Manchester City – a deal, albeit a verbal agreement with Brenda’s bunch – had been in place for months, well before his move to Anfield […]

City’s domestic dilemma

Manchester City’s defence of their second Premier League title in three years is hampered by two great lengths of red tape – the dubious Financial Fair Play regulations and the eminently more laudable ruling on ‘home-grown’ players. The hypocrisy, corrupt practices and self serving sentiments of FFP have been well documented, as has the fact that if City are to comply with their FFP punishment, their net transfer spending is […]

City descend into stinking darkness - SUNDERLAND 1 MAN CITY 0

How the hell do you try and excuse the inexcusable? Manchester City had seen both Chelsea and Spurs falter and knew that either Manchester United or Arsenal – or even both – would suffer some damage before the day was done. All they had to do was beat struggling Sunderland and overcome the darkness that had inexplicably consumed them on three consecutive visits to the Stadium of Light. So City, […]