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Was 6-1 really on the cards?

October 24, 2011

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In short – No. There was no way that anyone could have predicted that Manchester City could have inflicted such a painful and humiliating defeat on Manchester United before the kick-off. But was a United defeat on the cards? Honestly there was a very good probability of that happening.Let’s get right to business. Fergie scrapped […]

Tactically Speaking: City vs Everton – Irresistable force wins over the immovable object.

September 25, 2011

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Everton went to the Etihad stadium with a clear game plan – stifle Manchester City and possibly hit them on the break. Moyes would have loved all 3 points but set out hoping to earn 1. City on the other hand wanted to impose their attacking will on Everton and hopefully set the gauntlet for […]

Transfer deadline day deals: The Verdict – Part 1

September 1, 2011

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Well, the mayhem is over and the transfer window has shut firmly for the next four months. We saw a flurry of activity yesterday, especially towards the end. How did the clubs fair on the deadline day? Who got themselves a great deal? who go conned? lets dive in Arsenal: In: Per Mertesacker, Andre Santos, […]

Why I side with Nasri & Eto’o

August 25, 2011

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“Greed is Good” – Gordon Gekko.  Heck if THE Gekko himself believes that Greed is Good, then who are you and me to say anything to the contrary? We are all born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy. Greed is a common denominator in the current world. Nobody is exempted from it […]

Thoughts on the Community Shield

August 8, 2011

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Manchester United 3 – 2 Manchester City The scoreline might suggest a closely contested match with United sneaking away with a last gasp goal. The fact was United completely outplayed their city neighbours. United had 55% possession and 22 shots on goal compared to City’s paltry sum of 8 shots. The losing team’s fans might […]