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  1. An inflated sense of power

    Simon Curtis

    Let's drift back for a short while to the 1980s in England: a dark period of industrial collapse, flash strikes, riots and a nation neatly divided between those in work and those not. Margaret Thatcher is in charge, ruling over a country on its k...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  2. Recalling the inflatable fad of the 80s

    Simon Curtis

    Let's drift back for a short while to the 1980s in England: a dark period of industrial collapse, flash strikes, riots and a nation neatly divided between those in work and those not. Margaret Thatcher is in charge, ruling over a country on its kne...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  3. Adding to the ranks in sky blue

    Simon Curtis

    Glory-hunters. A term that cuts to the quick of any died-in-the-wool, seen-it-all-before supporters in English football. These beasts, little understood and parodied left, right and centre, can now been spotted clustering at many Premier League g...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  4. Etihad addition reflects changing face of football

    Simon Curtis

    Glory-hunters. A term that cuts to the quick of any died-in-the-wool, seen-it-all-before supporters in English football. These beasts, little understood and parodied left, right and centre, can now been spotted clustering at many Premier League gro...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  5. About Last Weekend: Dodgers' Pet Peavy

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy spending your weekend working for the weekend, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: It took a three-hitter from Jake Peavy to finish the job, but the Los Angeles Dodgers finally dropped a series for the first time...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  6. New serious City will take some getting used to

    Simon Curtis

    "Right," I said, "I've got two tickets for the Cup Final for you, if you can take a couple of tattoos off Tony Coleman's hands. He's embarrassed about shaking hands with royalty with these tattoos." He simply said, "Send him round to the surgery." ...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  7. New serious Manchester City will take some getting used to

    Simon Curtis

    "Right," I said, "I've got two tickets for the Cup Final for you, if you can take a couple of tattoos off Tony Coleman's hands. He's embarrassed about shaking hands with royalty with these tattoos." He simply said, "Send him ...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  8. For what we are about to receive

    Simon Curtis

    Dear Manuel, It is apt in these situations to welcome the new incumbent to the hottest of English football hotseats with a few mots justes. Unfortunately, as the lady that usually does this quite adequately is on holiday this week, spare week in o...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  9. A welcome for new City manager Manuel Pellegrini

    Simon Curtis

    Dear Manuel, It is apt in these situations to welcome the new incumbent to the hottest of English football hotseats with a few mots justes. Unfortunately, as the lady that usually does this quite adequately is on holiday this week, spare week in our...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  10. Manchester City's James Milner: Substitution saved my season

    Richard Jolly

    James Milner is confident he will be fit to face West Ham on Saturday after limping off in Manchester City's defeat to Tottenham on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  11. City can look to United for blueprint on how to rebound

    Iain Macintosh

    This is no title decider. The title was decided long ago. The odds of Manchester City retaining the Premier League are now roughly the same as the odds of being hit on the head by two meteorites on the same day. -- Curtis: Manchester power shift ...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  12. City can look to United for blueprint on how to rebound

    Iain Macintosh

    This is no title decider. The title was decided long ago. The odds of Manchester City retaining the Premier League are now roughly the same as the odds of being hit on the head by two meteorites on the same day. -- Curtis: Manchester power shift st...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  13. Man City's Carlos Tevez given driving ban, community service

    Press Association

    Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez was ordered Wednesday to do 250 hours community service, banned from driving for six months and must pay $1,729 in court costs and fines after admitting motoring offenses.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  14. Driven to another Tevez distraction

    Simon Curtis

    Manchester City don't do slow news weeks. Information that Carlos Tevez had been arrested on suspicion of driving while already disqualified reached most of us without more than a flicker of surprise. Having offloaded the skewed genius that is Mar...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  15. Manchester City driven to another Tevez distraction

    Simon Curtis

    Manchester City don't do slow news weeks. Information that Carlos Tevez had been arrested on suspicion of driving while already disqualified reached most of us without more than a flicker of surprise. Having offloaded the skewed genius that is Mario...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  16. Joey Barton lashes out at Carlos Tevez for his off-field behaviou...

    Fabien Perrin, France Correspondent

    Marseille midfielder Joey Barton has reignited his feud with Carlos Tevez, five months down the line after their first altercation.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012