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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 [...]

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 [...]

MAN CITY 4 – 2 Borussia Monchengladbach – MY THOUGHTS

9 Dec

Top spot in the group secured, four goals thumped past effervescent opponents and our Premier League struggles washed away amid a sea of Champions League success. All is well in the world of Man City, right? Well, not quite, because here’s a dose of reality; if we defend in the knockout rounds like we did [...]

Sevilla 1 – 3 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

4 Nov

This was everything we had been waiting for. It was the type of commanding Champions League performance – full of intensity and purpose and control – that should be the norm for us, not just a pleasant surprise. It was thrilling to see. I’m sure many have spoken about Manuel Pellegrini’s tactics: his decision to [...]

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