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Great Debuts?

After watching Sunday's game I was so impressed by Kompany's debut that it got me thinking who else had made such an obvious impact after playing after only a couple of days of signing.

Clearly the greatest example in recent seasons was Ali Bernabia against Birmingham on 15th September 2001. His creativity was the key for City to winning the first division title in 2002.

Another great debut and influential figure was Andy Morrison when he signed at the end of October 1998 and we beat Colchester 2-1 that day and went on to play really well for most of the rest of the season to finish third and have that historic day at Wembley.

Is there any other impact players in the recent past that you can think of; have your say in our Comments at the bottom of the article.




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Writer: Gavin Cooper  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 29 2008

Time: 9:32AM

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Niall Quins debut in goal for us, scores against the opposition and then saves a penalty from Dean Saunders, defo Roy of the Rovers stuff.
Buzz Lightyear
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29/08/2008 10:42:00

I can remember TF hitting a brace against Stoke City. He was some player Francis. Just those injuries.
Johnny Baguette
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29/08/2008 11:33:00

Ali Bernabia's against Birmingham. He took the p*ss!
oliverblue
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29/08/2008 14:58:00

Bernado Corradi's against Chelsea. We lost 3-0, he was **** and then got sent off! That was memorable I suppose!
oliverblue
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29/08/2008 15:00:00

Ha Ha! That's when Essien stroked his hair....
Johnny Baguette
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29/08/2008 16:37:00

That Essien such a romantic.
Buzz Lightyear
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29/08/2008 23:48:00

 

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