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Man City fan fights for freedom in Freetown

Corrupt, incorrect or just plain incompetent – there’s something decidedly not right with what appears to be a judicial witch hunt against a prominent Manchester City supporter in Sierra Leone. Ongoing criminal proceedings against City fan Armani Sheku Kamara through the courts of the impoverished African country, means Read But Never Red has to tread carefully when reporting what appears to be a miscarriage of justice just waiting to happen. […]

MCFC youth talent burned bright...with no money in sight!

As the modern day multi-millionaires of Manchester City hang their heads in shame after the dim showing at Sunderland, the bright lights of a spendthrift bygone City age will power up the wattage and celebrate a success of 27 years past. Relegation was no stranger to City during the 1980s as the club yo-yoed between the top two tiers of English football. Financial self destruction, an alarming capacity to snatch defeat from […]

GETTING A KICK FROM CUP SUCCESS – YOUNG BLUE & TRUE

It was 1986 – 10 years had elapsed since Manchester City had last landed any significant silverware. Little did the Sky Blue faithful know that their beloved City – having endured a trophy-less decade- still had another quarter-of-a-century of their 35-year sentence to serve, before their heroes were once again to sit down and feast at English football’s top table. When a Roberto Mancini led galaxy of stars, drawn from […]