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“It’s all about the EXPERIENCE”

Mancini

This aforementioned statement was consistently utilized by Roberto Mancini, the media and even the players when referring to their debut Champions League campaign. They constantly highlighted that although City possessed Champions League experienced players it was their first year in the Champions League as a team. The likes of Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, AC Milan and Inter Milan are always highlighted as the cartel of Champions League football, i.e. they all possess this so called asset of “experience” to be consistently successful in this tournament. Continue reading

The highs and lows of football

It was indeed an intense moment. The anxious supporters in Manchester City’s stadium were eating up all their 3G credit, while desperately refreshing their mobile phones, hoping for news that Villarreal had scored in the other game against Napoli. In the meantime, a squad that would best be described as FC Bayern’s B Team had closed up shop for all of 36 minutes. David Silva received the ball from Edin Džeko and unleashed a volley from distance for a dream goal against stand-in goalkeeper Butt. The crowd erupted in joy whilst the mobile phones were once again put to the test, this time showing that Villarreal were still holding Napoli to a 0-0 draw and their eternal city rivals Manchester United losing to Basel, and facing elimination. Continue reading