Posts Tagged "Manchester City"

Why Money Negates Luck For Manchester City This Season

By on Nov 7, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

Luck, of course, is the one currency that denies analysis in modern football. The rub of the green doesn’t necessarily follow patterns, no matter how much pundits try to claim that it “evens itself out over the course of a season”, and both good luck and bad luck can manifest themselves at the most opportune of moments. Last night at The City of...

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100 Owners: Number 83 – Peter Swales (Manchester City)

By on Sep 24, 2012 in History, Latest | 1 comment

On the fifth of May 1996, Manchester City drew at home against Liverpool and kissed goodbye to their Premier League status. It was the third time that the club had been relegated from the top division of English football in the previous thirteen years, but this was different – the beginning of the darkest period in the clubs history, a four year spell of...

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The 200% Pre-Season Previews: Manchester City

By on Aug 12, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

History, as every third-rate writer already knows, has a tendency to be written by the victors. In amongst the hysteria that accompanied the absurdly tight finish to last years Premier League season, it was perhaps forgotten amongst the celebrations and tears just how close Manchester City came to what surely would have had to be regarded as the failure of not...

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Match Of The Past: Manchester City

By on Jul 3, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

Premier League champions Manchester City haven’t, as we all know, always had things as good as they do now. The history of the club is, however, dotted with some great wins and this mornings Match Of The Past goes back in time to the years between 1956 and 1989 to replay six of them for you. Our first match is the 1956 FA Cup Final, played at Wembley against...

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Has Joey Barton Been Given The Right Ban For The Wrong Reason?

By on May 25, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

The FA has passed down it’s judgement on Joey Barton, and he has been suspended for a total of twelve games for his misdemeanours in the last game of the season against Manchester City. The first four games of the ban cover the sending off for violent conduct, plus an extra game ban for it being Barton’s second sending off of the season – every time a player gets...

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