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Thu, Mar 26, 2020
Robert Hopkins didn't stay at Maine Road long enough to be appreciated. It was the wrong move at the wrong time, but, as Neil Moxley, a fellow true son of Birmingham, explains, any move away from St Andrews was the wrong move for Hopkins. *****ROBERT Hopkins had blue blood running [...]
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Thu, Mar 19, 2020
Number one in a series comparing the best players in the history of Manchester City. Kevin de Bruyne v. Colin BellDe Bruyne has often been compared to Bell, perhaps still City's greatest-ever player, although that mantle is under pressure from numerous candidates from the modern era of success. Here [...]
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Tue, Mar 17, 2020
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ERNIE TOSELAND An article by Eric Todd in the City programme 25th September 1971 IN days of old when wingers were wingers and centre forwards were glad of it, Manchester City had one of the most formidable attacks in the country. When they won the League championship in 1937, they scored 107 [...]
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Wed, Mar 11, 2020
SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 0 CITY 1 FA Cup 5th Round 4th March 2020 Attendance 20,995 Scorer Aguero(53) Ref Michael Oliver City Bravo, Cancelo, Stones, Otamendi, Mendy, B Silva Mahrez, Rodri, D Silva, Jesus, Aguero – Subs Sterling(86), Gundogan(unused), Zinchenko(unused), Fernandinho(unused), Foden(unused), Garcia(unused), Ederson(unused) Wednesday Wildsmith, Murphy, Palmer, Lorfa, Borner, Fox, Lee, Pelupessy, Bannan, Da Cruz, Forestieri – Subs [...]
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Wed, Mar 11, 2020
ASTON VILLA 1 CITY 2 CARABAO CUP FINALPlayed at Wembley 1st March 2020 Attendance 82,145 ScorersCity Aguero(20), Rodri(30)Villa Samatta(41) Ref Lee Mason City Bravo, Walker, Stones, Fernandinho, Zinchenko, Gundogan, Foden, Rodri, D Silva, Sterling, Aguero – Subs De Bruyne(58), B Silva(77), Jesus(84), Mendy(unused), Otamendi(unused), Mahrez(unused), Ederson(unused) Villa Nyland, Guilbert, Engels, Mings, Targett, Luiz, Nakamba, El Mohamady, Grealish, [...]
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Tue, Mar 10, 2020
REAL MADRID 1 CITY 2 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st Leg 26th February 2020 Attendance 75,615 ScorersCity Jesus(78), De Bruyne(83 pen)Madrid Isco(60) Ref Daniele Orsato City Ederson, Walker, Otamendi, Laporte, Mendy, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Rodri, Jesus, B Silva, Mahrez – Subs Fernandinho(33), Sterling(73), Foden(unused), Aguero(unused), Cancelo(unused), D Silva(unused), Bravo(unused) Madrid Courtois, Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Mendy, [...]
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Tue, Mar 10, 2020
LEICESTER CITY 0 CITY 1 Premier League 22nd February 2020 Attendance 32,068 Scorer Jesus(80) Ref Paul Tierney City Ederson, Walker, Fernandinho, Laporte, Mendy, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Rodri, Mahrez, B Silva, Aguero – Subs Otamendi(58), Jesus(79), Foden(unused), Stones(unused), Cancelo(unused), D Silva(unused), Bravo(unused) Leicester Schmeichel, Soyuncu, Evans, Fuchs, Pereira, Tielemans, Praet, Maddison, Chilwell, Iheanacho, Vardy – Subs Barnes(45), James(85), [...]
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Sun, Feb 23, 2020
Well, I was going to jot down my thoughts on the dilemma facing Manchester City fans, but sixteen bright young men beat me to that one this week.Then I thought I might hitch hike to a United game in Belgium and interview a handful of inebriated and overexcited fans to [...]
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Tue, Feb 18, 2020
And so to Sportswashing.We are now just a Thaksin Shinawatra free chicken satay dinner away from being confirmed as the first Proper Pariahs of World Football. A throwaway Simon Cliff insult from the great football bin. All that delicate and beautiful football, lost in the dust of an Abu Dhabi [...]
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Fri, Nov 08, 2019
Kyle Walker's slow-motion heroics in the San Siro provoked the not unreasonable question, "how many times has this sort of nonsense happened before?" and the answer is - as you would expect with anything slightly daft at City - "plenty of times", although not so much in these days of [...]
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