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MAN CITY 1 – 3 Leicester – MY THOUGHTS

7 Feb

Well, at least one team played like they wanted to be champions… Congratulations to Leicester, who were simply magnificent once again and whose remarkable season shows no sign of wilting away. They were outstanding: confident, committed, energetic, entertaining, spirited, silky. Everything we should be. Everything we’re not. If we can cast aside our feeling of bitter [...]

Cult Hero: Richard ‘The Monster’ Dunne

21 Jan

This is a post in collaboration with Steve McGrath. Following the recent entertaining list of FA Cup cult heroes from Betway, in line with the earlier third round ties during the illustrious knockout competition this year, a can of worms has been opened as we look at further fan favourites from clubs and national sides. [...]

Can Manchester City win the Champions League?

15 Jan

This is a post in collaboration with Ray Hobbs. Manchester City are one of the strongest clubs in England but have failed to make a major impact on the European stage in recent years. The Blues have been improving in the Champions League but haven’t managed to advance to the latter stages of the continent’s [...]

Norwich 0 – 3 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

10 Jan

Ah, that feeling of contentment from a City away day. How you’ve been missed. This was the just the performance and result that Manuel Pellegrini would have desired. The opportunity to win comfortably and, more importantly, to play well on the road after such a deflating run over the past two months was not passed [...]

Watford 1 – 2 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

3 Jan

Oh, City. You never do make it easy for the fans. This was yet another game in which we were very poor, a display riddled with defensive mistakes and attacking bluntness, before finally springing into action when poked late on and relying on individual brilliance to rescue the victory. In essence, those are the problems [...]

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