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MAN CITY 0 – 2 Arsenal – MY THOUGHTS

19 Jan

Oh, City. Fourteen games unbeaten, playing with a renewed swagger and confidence, stars back in form … and then a performance like that. Toothless. Aimless. Vulnerable. That the decision to award Arsenal a highly debatable penalty in the first half has barely been discussed post-match typifies the general feeling that City were not even close [...]

Everton 1 – 1 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

11 Jan

It may well have become a cliché, but it is worth repeating that Goodison Park is never an easy place to go. In recent years, especially when the home side were guided by David Moyes, City have struggled there against a capable team and surrounded by a biting, intense atmosphere. Victories have been rare and [...]

QPR 2 – 2 Man City – MY THOUGHTS

9 Nov

In the build-up to this match, Sergio Aguero declared that he’ll stay at City until the club wins the Champions League. With the form that the Argentine is currently in, there may well be a few supporters who hope the Blues continue to struggle in Europe’s top competition. Again yesterday, as has often been the [...]


6 Nov

Manuel Pellegrini is lucky. He’s lucky, not because City still have a chance of progressing to the knockout stages despite one of the most abject performances imaginable, nor because he has an eminently winnable fixture on Saturday in which to bounce back. Rather, he’s lucky that among the hierarchy at the club, there is no [...]

MAN CITY 1 – 0 Manchester United – MY THOUGHTS

3 Nov

Phew! The relief at the final whistle yesterday was immense, not just because the margin of victory was so tight, or because City had to withstand some late pressure, but because derbies are horrible. They are excruciating. They play with your emotions and they leave you drained. This was a game City deserved to win [...]

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