Posts Tagged "Manchester City"

Garry Cook & Manchester City: More Questions Than Answers

By on Sep 5, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

Part of the problem with a twenty-four hour rolling news culture is that the need for instantaneous news, justice and retribution becomes like a drug. The story of Garry Cook’s email account has already buzzed around the world and it seems that most people have already made up their minds before Manchester City Football Club has even had the chance to finalise...

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Match Of The Week: Manchester City 4-0 Swansea City

By on Aug 15, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

In May of 1983, three clubs were relegated from the First Division. Brighton & Hove Albion were one, and the other two were Swansea City and Manchester City. Manchester City returned to the top flight a couple of seasons later but, for Swansea City, the intervening three decades have brought hardship and a couple of seasons during which even the league status of...

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The Twohundredpercent Premier League Previews: Manchester City

By on Jul 30, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

A spell broken, or a mere blip? This may be the question that Manchester City supporters are asking themselves as they prepare themselves for a season which will see their club fall under the spotlight of the media to a hitherto unprecedented extent. They may have been challenging for a place in the Champions League and to land a major trophy for the first time in...

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The Totem Pole: A Modern Football Allegory

By on Jul 6, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

Jude Ellery writes the Football Farrago site as well as editing Man & Ball, and he is sitting in for us this evening with an allegory involving… well, interpret it as you wish. The tribe – for that was what they were – foraged day and night for the perfect tree.  They searched high and low, far and wide.  They sent scouts out to scour foreign lands,...

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Those We Have Lost: Maine Road, Manchester City

By on Jun 18, 2011 in English League Football, History, Latest | 2 comments

And still they keep coming! The next in our Those We Have Lost series comes from David Mayor, who had misgivings about Manchester City leaving Maine Road, but is happy that the spirit of his club remains intact, at least in its support. We are still very much looking out for submissions on this subject, by the way. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a complete base of...

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