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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 [...]

Manchester United 0 – 0 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

25 Oct

No goals, not many chances and not much excitement, yet, strangely, this was an absorbing affair. Sure, there wasn’t the free-flowing football or non-stop end-to-end action that we may have preferred to see, but this was a hard-fought, no-inch-given encounter for the purist. Many have called it boring. Others would use terms such as resilience [...]

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