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CSKA MOSCOW 1 MAN CITY 2 – City’s green shoots in Russian winter

Manchester City emerged from CSKA Moscow’s notorious Khimki Arena with three precious Champions League points having enjoyed the rub of the green after a less than glossy performance. The 2-1 win, achieved courtesy of Sergio Aguero’s second brace within 96 hours, puts Manuel Pellegrini’s men in pole position to progress to the last 16 of the competition – provided they don’t misfire in the return fixture on Bonfire Night. City […]

WEST HAM UTD 1 MAN CITY 3 – Who needs Harry Potter?

Manchester City at long last served up a perfectly palatable portion of away day success in a feast of  football, leaving  Big Fat Sam swallowing humble pie at its conclusion. It may have been Allardyce’s birthday, but cake, candles, jelly and ice cream were never on offer. For those who like to dine on the gastronomic delights of the Premier League menu this tasty dish went well beyond the old […]

MAN CITY 4 NEWCASTLE UTD 0 – Pellegrini sends a chill down spines of City’s rivals

Professor Manuel Pellegrini’s class of 2013 emerged with top marks, but forget any notion of ‘A’ grades, this was a triple ‘F’ showing – fast, fluid and fantastico! The feel-good factor was flowing – positively oozing – out of every pore at the Etihad Stadium, after City annihilated a bewildered Newcastle United, who were clearly out of their depth within six minutes. That’s all it took for David Silva to […]

MAN CITY 5 BARNSLEY 0 - Tevez in the fast lane

When Manchester City reached their first Wembley FA Cup semi final the big joke was Carlos Tevez had to sit on the front seat to give directions – he was the only one who knew the way! That was 23 months ago, before Roberto Mancini brought the curtain down on 35 success starved years and started to deliver annual silverware to City’s trophy cabinet. It was therefore somewhat ironic that […]