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Fri, Mar 10, 2017
When Ian Ross launched into his Guardian report on Middlesbrough's 5th round FA Cup win at Maine Road in 1997, there was not the thinnest slice of irony intended in his opening gambit:That the luscious pageant of the rich and famous were wearing red shirts on this occasion shows how [...]
Source: Down the Kippax steps
Fri, Mar 10, 2017
Ahead of another week in the cups, David Mooney is joined by Howard Hockin and the Manchester Evening News's Simon Bajkowski to discuss Manchester City's contrasting fortunes in their 2-0 win over Sunderland and 0-0 draw with Stoke. Has that midweek stalemate blown their chances of the title or are [...]
Source: Bluemoon
Wed, Mar 08, 2017
PART 3: STOKE CITY (home)In the early 70s, football journalism was a very diferent beast to what millions of football followers consume today. Many papers did not even have a sports department, relying on staffers and assorted wordsmiths to plug the gaps, when intermittent sports coverage needed some attention. When [...]
Source: Down the Kippax steps
Tue, Mar 07, 2017
PART 2, SWANSEA HomeAs football writer for the Daily Express and the Daily Mirror in the 60s, 70s and 80s, Derek Potter often found himself at Maine Road, reporting on City's antics in decades of sharply contrasting ups and downs. Across the city boundary, it was Potter who broke the [...]
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Sun, Feb 26, 2017
tottenham home 2016 to 17 prog
CITY 2 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 Premier League 21st January 2017 Attendance 54,402 Scorers City Sané(49), De Bruyne(54)Spurs Alli(58), Son(77) Ref Andre Marriner City Bravo, Clichy, Kolarov, Otamendi, Zabaleta, Toure, Sane, Silva, Aguero, Sterling, De Bruyne – subs Jesus(82), Stones(84), Delph(90), Caballero(unused), Kompany(unused), Fernando(unused), Nolito(unused) Spurs Lloris, Dier, Alderweireld, Wimmer, Walker, Wanyama, Dembele, Rose, Eriksen, Alli, Kane – [...]
Source: City til I die
Sun, Feb 26, 2017
EVERTON 4 CITY 0 Premier League 15th January 2017 Attendance 39,588 Scorers Lukaku(34), Mirallas(47), Davies(79), Lookman(94), Ref Mark Clattenburg City Bravo, Clichy, Stones, Otamendi, Sagna, Zabaleta, Toure, Silva, Aguero, Sterling, De Bruyne – subs Iheanacho(62), Navas(unused), Sane(unused), Delph(unused), Garcia(unused), Kolarov(unused), Caballero(unused) Everton Robles, Holgate, Williams, Funes Mori, Coleman, Davies, Barry, Barkley, Baines, Mirallas, Lukaku – subs Schneiderlin(65), [...]
Source: City til I die
Mon, Feb 06, 2017
sunderland away 1968 to 69 prog
SUNDERLAND 0 CITY 4 League Division 1 21st September 1968 attendance 31,687 Scorers Lee 2, Bell, Summerbee Ref R Harper City Mulhearn, Kennedy, Pardoe, Doyle, Heslop, Oakes, Lee, Bell, Summerbee, Young, Coleman – sub Connor MIKE SUMMERBEE PUTS CITY 1-0 UP COLIN BELL SCORES TO MAKE IT 2-0 FRANCIS LEE SCORES THE FIRST OF HIS BRACE [...]
Source: City til I die
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Gary stinking Lineker claimed on Match of the Day after Andre Marriner screwed us over against Tottenham, that we can't start blaming referee's for diving, if the players don't get fouled onroute to diving. But I think that's a total load of utter bollocks, I strongly believe referee's are the [...]
Source: This is our City
Wed, Jan 18, 2017
After City's surreal performance against Everton, I fully intended on avoiding the media fall out, but instead I decided to weather it.First off Fabian Delph? he's been available to play but Pep has chosen to go with Zabaleta in midfield, Delph was supposed to be on his way out with [...]
Source: This is our City
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
After taking time to assess and watch the fall out of the embarrassing Everton loss, lets be honest we made their average side look better than they are. I could have been rash and attacked Pep and certain City players, but hold on a minute? there's already way to many [...]
Source: This is our City
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