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Victors become the vanquished - MAN CITY 1 WIGAN 2

Ouch – what a difference a week makes in cup competitions in English football. Seven days ago tens of thousands of Manchester City fans were marvelling at the magnanimity of the magnificent Sunderland supporters, after their Black Cat team had lost 3-1 in the Capital One Cup Final at Wembley. It was so easy to admire their sentiments and to reciprocate the compliments. Well now it’s City’s turn to stand […]

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 […]

MAN CITY 0 WIGAN 1 - Mayday Mayday, City in distress!

What a mess from start to finish! How and why have Manchester City found themselves in a position where – just 12 months on from winning the Premier League  – they’re back being savaged and ridiculed by their many detractors? You would be hard pressed to find a more passionate supporter of Manchester City Football Club than I, so it saddens me immensely to witness what has unfolded over the […]