Newsletter #856

Boy, am I glad I turned down a trip to Southampton yesterday. After our bad experience there a fortnight ago, England managed to be totally humiliated by Macedonia.

A busy week for City news, as Don’s summary indicates, with reaction to the FA verdict on Keane’s misdemeanour(s), Blues in international, reserve and academy action and the departure of one of our current squad. Enfin!

We also have a match report on the reserves’ successful trip to Boro thanks to Gavin, Steve the Statto is back having consulted his calculator and slide rule with a take on this season, opinion on club discipline, some Keeganballs and a variety of requests.

Sad news that former Blue Billy McAdams has passed away, our condolences to his family.

On to Saturday and Chelsea’s visit which I am sure we are all waiting with bated breath. Hopefully we will have positive news come Saturday night.

Next game: Chelsea, home, 3pm Saturday 19th October 2002


Keano – Judgment Day Special

Just Desserts? Roy Keane’s disciplinary hearing took place at the Reebok Stadium, Bolton. After a seven hour hearing, which included testimonies by a character witness (Sir Alex no less!) and by a ghost writer (Eamon “It was all my fault” Dunphy), the three man FA Committee delivered the following verdict. “Manchester United’s Roy Keane has on Tuesday night been found guilty on both counts of misconduct by the FA. Keane will receive a five match suspension, commencing on November 4 and a