Newsletter #931

The main news tonight is the surprise departure of Jensen to Borussia Dortmund for approx £700,000. Meanwhile, Kev is determined that he hasn’t finished on the acquisition of new players and (we hope) will announce something soon. Don has covered all the comings and goings on in City land.

We’ve also opinions on potential arrivals, the stadium, ticket news for the away leg of the UEFA game, and a few requests.

Next game: Mansfield Town vs. MCFC, 3pm Saturday 19 July (friendly)


General News

Services Honour Marc: Thousands of people, including FIFA president Sepp Blatter, paid tribute to Marc Vivien Foe last Thursday in Lyon. The midfielder’s family were joined by members of the Cameroon squad and players from his former French clubs RC Lens and Olympique Lyon. Foe’s former English teams West Ham United and City also sent delegations, with Kevin Keegan in attendance. Blatter told mourners, “Death is a mystery which leaves us without answers, particularly when it strikes a man in the prime of his life. Marc Vivien Foe, you were an outstanding man, you had the gift of bringing people together. The 250 million members of the FIFA family can only bow to you with respect, solemnity and humility.” Speaking on behalf of the Cameroon team, striker Patrick Mboma said, “It’s impossible to tell you how much we are going to miss you. Your smile will be indelibly printed on our minds. To the man Marco we only say farewell”. The coffin then left the cathedral in the midst of a guard of honour from the Cameroon team, and was sent on its journey to Yaound