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The Super Sub: An Unsustainable Situation F365’s Daniel Storey outlines what exactly makes super subs, as well as the difficult situation they’re in when trying to earn a position in the starting XI. Advertisements

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Why Edin Dzeko is Manchester City’s glory boy

Why Edin Dzeko is Manchester City’s glory boy Rob Smyth writes for Life’s a Pitch about Manchester City’s recent goalscoring hero Edin Dzeko, and provides an interesting take the role and perception of substitutes in football.

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Sven’s forgotten City revolution

The Football Ramble’s Niall McVeigh remembers the Manchester City side from the 2007/08 season, owned by Thaksin Shinawatra, under the stewardship of none other than Sven Goran Eriksson, led on the pitch by the likes of Robinho, Elano, Stephen Ireland and Michael Johnson.

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Manchester City 3-2 Southampton

It was Manchester City’s first league match of the new season, and the defending champions started their campaign in a similar manner to how they won the league: going 1-2 down through a individual defensive error after leading 1-0, before … Continue reading

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Nothing big time about Michael Johnson’s sorry descent

Daniel Taylor of Guardian Sportsblog underlines the sad decline of Manchester City’s once-promising young midfielder Michael Johnson.

I was a massive admirer of this exciting, dynamic teenager when he first broke onto the scene, but the extent to which his talent has been wasted away is mournful.

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Blues need Silva in top form

On Fox Soccer, James Horncastle draws attention to Manchester City’s playmaker David Silva’s dip in form, and reflects on City’s 0-0 draw with Stoke.

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Stoke 1-1 Manchester City

Manchester City’s title hopes took yet another serious dent as they could only manage a draw against Tony Pulis’ side. Manchester City’s season had initially looked like it was in danger of going off the rails – a shock 1-0 … Continue reading

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