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Manchester City should expect backlash for this “typical City” behaviour

This time last year it was all going so well for Roberto Mancini and Manchester City. Two goals deep into injury time during the last match of the season against QPR meant the Italian had delivered City’s first title in 44 years in the most dramatic circumstances imaginable. The long wait was over. City, who [...]

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Breaking news: Manchester City sack Mancini

Manchester City have tonight confirmed that Roberto Mancini has been sacked. The news was leaked to the press ahead of City’s defeat against Wigan in the FA Cup final on Saturday but Mancini appeared to think it was just paper talk. “You continue to speak about this for six months and also too much in [...]

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Manchester City battered and Mancini must take some of the blame

Any lingering hopes of a charge towards the title evaporated yesterday as City lost 3-1 away at Southampton, leaving United with the chance to extend their lead at the top of the table to 12 points with victory over Everton today. It was the first time under Roberto Mancini that City have been so comprehensively [...]

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Have Manchester City fans finally given up on Mario Balotelli?

The decision by Trafford Borough Council to deny Manchester City the opportunity to build a fence around their training facility in Carrington high enough to block out the camera lenses of snooping photographers has turned out to be a rather damaging one. Cameramen can sit in a tree on a public footpath and take snaps [...]

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PICTURES: Balotelli and Manchester City boss in incredible training ground fight

——— Pictures taken from The Daily Mail

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Manchester City must make signings or risk being caught

Manchester City were undoubtedly the best team in the country last season. They scored the most goals, conceded the least, and played the best brand of football. Dominating the English game and amassing trophies is their long-term plan; a distinct possibility given the resources at their disposal. Despite the obvious positives of City’s first championship [...]

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Time for Mancini to get the credit he deserves?

Despite having delivered huge success since taking the reins at Manchester City, Roberto Mancini is yet to really receive the level of praise his performance merits. Whilst Harry Redknapp and other more media-friendly managers are lauded over for their average achievements, Mancini is left relatively ignored despite his impressive record during his short stint in [...]

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