Tag Archives: Man City

There ought to be a theme

for the forthcoming week but I can’t quite think what it should be. Flag flying above Mum’s new shed/summerhouse 07/05/2011 Advertisements

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But O the mockery!

Satire at it’s most sublime

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Sporting Stop Press

Stoke Scruffs 3-1 Middle Eastlands Considerably Richer than You Moneybags Bring on those swingers from Fulham Road. Turkish ace Tuncay Şanlı – only cost as much as Robinho’s earlobe

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Is it unmanly to have a tear in the eye?

Having double-done my duty in springing Ben the Hat from his in-laws on Boxing Day, I’ve only just got round to seeing this race (our planned trip to Market Rasen was called off due to frozen ground, I therefore emergency-found … Continue reading

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Blue Moon

Manchester City fans sing it to console themselves for following such a basket case club, as they proved once more today by losing 1-0 to a Stoke team reduced to ten men for over an hour (as a consequence of … Continue reading

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Man City 3 Stoke 0

James Fenton is one of my favourite poets, and this is one of my favourite poems of his, from the collection of the same name. Beauty, Danger and Dismay Beauty, Danger and Dismay Met me on the public way. Whichever … Continue reading

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