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We’ve Had The Right Results And Records Aplenty. Is It The Best Season We’ve Had?

I don’t think the May Bank Holiday weekend could have gone much better. A convincing 3-0 win for West Ham, Liverpool gave us a bit of breathing space after losing to Swansea, Manchester United dropped points at home to Leicester and to round it off nicely, Manchester City go and lose to Southampton. I don’t know about the rest of you, but to me, it seems like everything is falling nicely into place in terms of Champions League qualification.

On Title Races And Changing Faces Of Football

I bet you’re sitting there thinking, “Beat City, Southampton have something to play for, so do Newcastle…and Tottenham are bottlers. This second place is on…” Only Arsenal, in arguably one of the worst seasons of Arsène’s reign, could snatch second place in a finish which would seen as a step forward, an improvement year-on-year by […] The post On Title Races And Changing Faces Of Football appeared first on A Cultured Left Foot.

Major twist aids Irons Champions League chance

A major new twist hit the race for the Champions league yesterday when Southampton crushed Manchester City to open up a possible new West Ham route into the top four. It meant that City – bound for a Real Madrid second leg semi final clash this week – are now on 64 points with tough […]

We’re all Fàbregas-fanboys now…

So, it’s come down to this. We’ve eked past Norwich to secure another vital three-points, but the bum-squeaky tightness of it all only reminds us of just how piss-poor we’ve been over the last five to seven weeks months. Still, it’s a marker of just how bang-average everyone else has been that we now find ourselves in third place three points clear of Man City after they were thrashed by Southampton

No regrets for all-change Pellegrini as City eye Madrid

Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manuel Pellegrini insisted he had no regrets about making eight changes to his Manchester City side ahead of this week’s trip to face Real Madrid in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final. The City manager admitted his team’s 4-2 defeat against Southampton at St Mary’s stadium could affect confidence as the Premier League club prepare for the visit to the Bernabeu Stadium. But Pellegrini, who was frustrated Sunday’s meeting with Southampton was not moved to Friday or Saturday to give his side more time to prepare, insisted he had no choice but to