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Manchester City 4 Watford 2: Some Thoughts

Manchester City 4 Watford 2: Some Thoughts

I'll be honest, at half-time I had consigned myself to an FA Cup exit. I reassured myself that at least my wallet wouldn't suffer further, as I couldn't see City coming back. Typical City was alive and well after all. My...read more »

Manchester City 2 Liverpool 1: Some Thoughts

Manchester City 2 Liverpool 1: Some Thoughts

A tense, nervy 90 minutes against a team who gave as good as they got, but in a hectic Xmas schedule where results count more than anything City held on for three points. With Aguero out and Sturridge absent for Liverpool...read more »

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 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 »

Newcastle United 0 Manchester City 2: Some Thoughts

Newcastle United 0 Manchester City 2: Some Thoughts

*Phew. The Capital One Cup may not be the most glamorous of competitions, it may be City’s 4th priority this season, but every trophy matters to some extent, and any cup tie that goes into extra time is tense. Especially...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 »