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City Give Sven The Boot

Monday 2 June 2008 City fans finally heard the news they had all been expecting when; at exactly 9am, the official Manchester City website announced the departure of manager Sven-Goran Eriksson.

The Clubs official statement reads...

Sven-Goran Eriksson and Manchester City Football Club have parted company by mutual consent, the Club announces today.

'Chief Executive, Alistair Mackintosh said, 'The Board of Directors and all at Manchester City would like to thank Sven for his efforts and contributions throughout the season and we wish him all the best for the future. Sven remains a friend of the Club.'

'The Club will make no further announcement in relation to the managerial position until after a successor is appointed.'


Vital Manchester City will closely monitor further developments and bring them to you as soon as we are able. In the meantime, readers can click here to view Sven's Fact file.



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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 2 2008

Time: 10:38AM

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"Left the club by mutual consent" my arse! Given the boot more like. At least everyone now officially knows Sven has left, the only point of contention now is...who will be his successor?
Tudor
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02/06/2008 10:45:00

Was just about to post exactly the same Tudor, he was forced out and quite disgracefully. Feel sorry for you Citeh supporters, think you've got an awful new owner who understands nothing of football!
The Fear
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02/06/2008 10:47:00

I seem to remember at this time last year Toxin was busy buying up the shares and the media were forecasting that the new manager would be from a list of the likes of Allardyce, Jewell, Curbishley etc. Then lo and behold up pops Sven from nowhere. I have that feeling that the same thing will happen this time in that Toxin will pull a rabbit out of the hat and appoint someone who has not been mentioned by the media with the post
alphieblues
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02/06/2008 10:59:00

p.s..... BTW my money is still on Zico...
alphieblues
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02/06/2008 11:00:00

Hughes for me.
Tudor
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02/06/2008 11:11:00

Good luck Sven - you've given us some great memories this year! If Hughes is the man, the Hart / Johnno / Richards / Dunne situation has to be the priority. Losing the likes would be a huge step backwards. We wait with baited breath - the City rollercoaster goes on .......
oliverblue
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02/06/2008 11:24:00

Have to say, even though Hughes is a rag, I would have him over Scolari etc because he has top flight experience and age on his side. Let's see what happens next..Still not happy about the Sven debacle and fear for the future. I want to see our best players kept for starters.
Johnny Baguette
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02/06/2008 11:28:00

Tudor, You are thinking far from emotions, that good, Alphie if Hughes take the lead, I expect we be at least one of finals, and in that time I will come to you in manchester and go togther to the stadium to see the final match, Dont care who Paying tickets, JB will Provides ( JB say somthing ) .
city 81
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02/06/2008 11:39:00

city 81 ...If we reach one of the Finals I will willingly pay your air fare and tickets for an executive box with all the trimmings !!!
alphieblues
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02/06/2008 11:47:00

Thank you alphie, I just kid, I want see you & all Man City fans a Happily, But I want you to compare something, How Souness leave Blackburn & How Hughes Taking permission from his club to start talk with another Club, What Great man this man.
city 81
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02/06/2008 12:21:00

lol talk about loyal fans! 50% say u wont miss him dear me
fenton_01
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02/06/2008 18:45:00

The poll result changes by the second. Have a look now?
Tudor
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02/06/2008 18:55:00

Commiserations guys,would you lot even accept ex red sparky?Would he go to you and work for the idiot running your club,and upset his old fans in the process or are the rumours all smoke and mirrors?
CoxintheBox
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02/06/2008 22:23:00

 

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