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Manchester City 6 (SIX) Arsenal 3: Some Thoughts

Manchester City 6 (SIX) Arsenal 3: Some Thoughts

Blimey. So it was six in the city as Arsenal were gunned down at fortress Etihad as city slickers fired a ferocious….ah sod it, my heart’s not in this. This was the biggest game of the premiership season so far and the...read more »

Southampton 1 Manchester City 1: Some Thoughts

Southampton 1 Manchester City 1: Some Thoughts

For the second season running, a 90 minutes at the St. Marys Stadium that felt like three hours. A point is no disaster, but the performance brought back worrying issues over City’s performances away from home. So City move 7 points...read more »

West Brom 2 Manchester City 3: Some Thoughts

West Brom 2 Manchester City 3: Some Thoughts

*We won away! Never felt more like singing the blues….. *Well on the whole that was better – the home form replicated, at least for a while. *The MCFC twitter feed promised surprises ahead of the line-up announcement, an announcement guaranteed to...read more »

Manchester City 4 Viktoria Plzen 2

Manchester City 4 Viktoria Plzen 2

Manchester City 4 Viktoria Plzen 2. City came through a nervy match with the three points and another four goals to add to their rather impressive home tally, but it was a hard-fought victory against the group’s whipping boys who gave...read more »

Manchester City’s Squad Value: Then & Now

Manchester City’s Squad Value: Then & Now

For no reason whatsoever, I have taken a speculative look at the Manchester City squad value as it stands now, compared to what it originally cost. Not surprisingly, the squad didn’t cost a billion pounds after all. Market values are...read more »

Manchester City 7 (SEVEN) Norwich City 0: Some Thoughts

Manchester City 7 (SEVEN) Norwich City 0: Some Thoughts

*City’s 1st home Saturday 3pm match in 7 months, and it seemed like an age since I had been at the stadium, after 4 away games on the bounce. *As always with results like this, the question will be asked whether...read more »

Alex Ferguson’s Myopic Memoirs

Alex Ferguson’s Myopic Memoirs

“Of all the setbacks I endured, nothing compared to losing the league to City.” The 2pm unveiling was greeted by journalists like the fall of the Berlin Wall, man landing on the moon and the JFK assassination all rolled into one....read more »

Chelsea 2 Manchester City 1: Some Thoughts

Chelsea 2 Manchester City 1: Some Thoughts

* Twenty-four hours later, and I’m still angry. I haven’t felt like this since Samir Nasri waved the white flag at Robin Van Persie’s free-kick. * Oh and I guess there was that FA Cup final too. * As soon as Vincent...read more »

CSKA Moscow 1 Manchester City 2: Some Thoughts

CSKA Moscow 1 Manchester City 2: Some Thoughts

Another tricky match navigated, another victory. No injuries reported either, and those two facts alone are the only things that matter. Because of the pitch, it is hard to analyse player performances when the whole game was turned into a...read more »

West Ham United 1 Manchester City 3: Some Thoughts

West Ham United 1 Manchester City 3: Some Thoughts

Now that was better. The away-day hoodoo put to bed, and like the previous 3-1 victory, the win was thoroughly deserved by a City side who were the better side for the vast majority of the game. 63% possession told...read more »