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12 May

We will never tire of days like this. As Vincent Kompany received the Premier League trophy and lifted it high above his head to initiate the next stage of prolonged celebrations, it started to sink in. The dream that one day we would be in such a position and the hope that we may be fortunate to see our [...]

MAN CITY 4 – 0 Aston Villa – MY THOUGHTS

8 May

The trophy is almost tangible. One more performance like this and Vincent Kompany will be lifting another piece of silverware above his head to kickstart the celebrations. More than most, with memories of that QPR game still at the forefront of our minds, we know not to take anything for granted but surely we can’t slip [...]

Everton 2 – 3 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

4 May

A diluted atmosphere, a scrappy game and a defining victory. In a match which felt decisive, there was a bewildering mix of emotions, ranging from deflation to confusion to tension and ending, happily for us, with a wave of ecstatic relief. The importance of these three points cannot be overstated, handing us the perfect opportunity to [...]

Crystal Palace 0 – 2 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

28 Apr

Eleven days ago, following the home draw with Sunderland, I concluded my review by describing how in a week, we have gone from favourites to no-hopers and that our chances of reclaiming the Premier League title were over. Our ambitions of silverware, knocked in dramatic, stinging fashion by Liverpool just days earlier had seemingly taken one blow [...]

MAN CITY 2 – 2 Sunderland – MY THOUGHTS

17 Apr

It’s over. A season’s efforts, hopes and ambitions of reclaiming the Premier League title are over and rather than a spirited fightback, epitomising the togetherness shown in adversity two years ago, it all ended in a worryingly flat manner. Instead of battle, bottle and character, we witnessed limp lethargy and a startling absence of desire. [...]

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