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Canarian stuffs Eagles...and not a turkey in sight! Man City 3 Crystal Palace 0

A City team led by Mark Hughes could see the blue half of Manchester top of the Premier League table just in time for Christmas. In a bizarre twist of fate, the ex-Manchester City manager could help put his former employers in pole position to retain their title – five years and three days after he was unceremoniously sacked by the Etihad outfit. If Hughes’ Stoke City can repeat last […]

Professionalism can beat Palace...not the 'C' word - Man City v Crystal Palace

Character is a word often abused in football parlance. How often do we hear a player or a manager, a pundit or a commentator trot out how a team has shown ‘character’, simply because they’ve been a goal or two behind, staged a ‘comeback’ and earned a draw or a win? The noun is bandied around like confetti at a wedding where all the guests have taken advantage of the ‘buy […]

MAN CITY 4 LEEDS UNITED 0 - City edge to Wembley with Sergio supershow

For saying it was the War of the Roses, Leeds United offered petal garlands rather than a thorny fight as they were pruned, plucked and deadheaded by a resurgent Manchester City. Whereas the team from Yorkshire were as threatening as garden gnome with a limp fishing line City went at their trans-Pennine opponents with the football equivalent of razor sharp secateurs, cutting them down to size with brutal ferocity. Neil […]