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When it comes to cheating you have to hand it to VAR

Pyrotechnics, blaring music, and boundless optimism was in abundance at the Etihad Stadium as Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City set out on their ‘home’ campaign to win a third consecutive Premier League title. By the conclusion of an incredibly controversial game, we had ‘fireworks’, a crescendo of boos and a storm of cynicism enveloping the home of the Champions of English football. City had faced up to a force – an ‘opponent’ […]

City succeed in 'derby day' spat - Man City 1 Man Utd 0

Sizzling Sergio Aguero’s 10th goal of the season consigned the most expensive ever starting XI in Premier League history to a well deserved defeat. Oh the sweet sweet irony that, after all the jibes and the hideous hypocrisy that spews forth from The Swamp about youth development and creating, rather than buying top class players, Louis’ Gaalactico’s came up short at the Etihad. Manchester United would never seek to buy […]