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City for Champions League 2009/2010

Champions League Manchester City
by dazzlingdublinblue (U8221553) 01 September 2008
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Abu Dhabi United Group Investment and Development (ADUG) has promised to "solve all the club problems" and "clear any pending payments" as well as "bringing the best football players in the world" to Manchester City.

Our new owners, in a statement announcing the takeover of the club, have also stated that City will qualify for the Champions League in the 2009/10 season.

With that in mind, can we please ask all of our opponents in the Premier League and other European Leauges to respect the wishes of our new owners and sell us your best players at the earliest opportunity.

We cannot guarantee that all of them will get first team football but we welcome the imminent arrival of Villa, Messi, Torres, Kaka, Robhino, Berbatov and Arshavin to our club in the next 12 months.

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posted Sep 5, 2008

I think the British record will be broken again and again, by City.

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posted Sep 5, 2008

What record is that ? richest Team not to win anything ? smiley

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posted Sep 5, 2008

...or most failed transfer attempts in a season :p

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posted Sep 5, 2008

The media have created this big four scenario and the public have fallen for it hook, line and sinker. I the media has got a lot to answer for, when they can't find a story they make them up, which is exactly what mark Hughes said. Most of the article printed in the press are lies, why can they be allowed to print what they like and get away with it? Have they not got an umbudsman to oversee the press?


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posted Sep 7, 2008

it is laughable for city to think 1 big signing will help them finish any higher than 6th this season! West ham had tevez and mashed potato but nearly got relegated!

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posted Sep 7, 2008

So Man city want C.Ronaldo, Torres, Fabregas, Rio, Kaka, Drogba, Buffon , Gerrard, Villa, Silva, Messi, Huntalar, Berbatov, Arshavin. HRMMMM RIGHTT ......

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posted Sep 8, 2008

The blue Manchester folk seem to have forgotten two key issues when drawing comparisons to Chelsea's russian revolution:
Firstly Chelsea were already a class act before RA money, one of his reasons for picking chelsea over spurs was that chelsea would be playing CL football in his first season. RA money has just ensured that CL football and EPL title challenges have become a permanent fixture at the bridge.
Secondly it doesnt matter how exponentialy more wealthy city's owners are than RA - NOBODY IS GOING TO BE SPENDING MORE THAN £50m (unless they're trully stupid and are being ripped off) SO WHY SHOULD AN EXTRA £570b MATTER ON TOP OF RA's £10b????

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posted Sep 8, 2008

The first thing is we don't compare ourselves to anyone.
Secondly I think you will find that we will spend more than £50 million(sorry but what were Chelsea reportedly going to offer for Kaka?)and the owners won't bat an eyelid over doing that. You may call them stupid but they have in the region of 3 trillion. I don't think they will think it stupid particularly if it keeps City in the CL and brings silverware to Middle Eastlands and creates one of the best clubs in the world.

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comment by BigFAn (U5237915)

posted Sep 8, 2008

You forget what these rich Arab are, they just want to be seen on TV , thatís all they will pull out as soon as no more media coverage , they are not interested in football ,they just want to be surrounded by TV camera thatís all , I hope it does not end with Man city in league one ! Look at Chelsea , have they won a major Europe competition , NO and they have Lot of Russian money , its not with the money its with the team commitment and it will never be in man city as long as it owned by these XXX Ė Mark my word and will see in the end of the season I hope we donít fight to stay in the PL

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posted Feb 5, 2010

I just stumbled across this about ten minutes ago.

Still laughing.

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