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ASTON VILLA 0 MAN CITY 1 - The Unlikely Lads

A contented Carlos Tevez and a commanding Kolo Toure were the ‘unlikely’ heroes of a hard fought, but ultimately well deserved Manchester City win over struggling Aston Villa. I say ‘unlikely’ based on a backdrop of not-too-distant history when Tevez was a social pariah and Kolo the butt of many a joke, serving a drugs ban for taking his wife’s slimming tablets. It just goes to show rehabilitation is a […]

ASTON VILLA v MAN CITY - City can't afford blank look

As a general rule Manchester City like playing Aston Villa – more often than not it ends in City cheers and Villa tears. Given the perilous plight of Paul Lambert’s claret and blues, the Villa faithful could be sobbing their hearts out if City push them closer to the relegation trapdoor. It’s a proverbial ‘must win’ as City strive to sustain an unlikely assault on the retention of their Premier […]