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Man City - The Times Get It Right

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Out of all the tabloid and broadsheets available in the UK, when it comes to paper rumours regarding potential new Manchester City players, The Times, on average gets it right more than any other.

With the January transfer window only days away, here is a list of British papers that have proved themselves accurate when it comes to Eastlands player ins and outs.

The list covers the last couple of years paper rumour talk.

PaperRightTotal NumAccuracy
The Times115420.37 %
The Sun138714.94 %
The Guardian42714.81 %
Daily Mail149714.43 %
Independent43212.5 %
Daily Mirror2219211.46 %
News of the World6649.38 %
The People4468.7 %
Daily Telegraph2267.69 %
Daily Star5687.35 %
The Express3427.14 %
Daily Record0110 %


What newspaper will you be buying, or for that matter, not buying tomorrow?




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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday December 27 2008

Time: 2:00PM

Your Comments

I think we can discount the mirror stat, from the look of it they have tagged on City's name to every player mentioned, as a result they are bound to get it right sometimes.
Buzz Lightyear
goal.com get all the news weeks in advance
enzo city
The story goes there was always a mole/fifth columnist at City who fed negativity to Das Daily Mail. Could be the Times has somebody talking to them. Been a lot of divisive stories knocking about again this season. Need to root out the bad eggs.
Johnny Baguette
I would have been interested to see how many the MUEN got right.
Buzz Lightyear
only a few days to go now, and we will start to find out how wrong all of them have been......
lincolnblue
 

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