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Man City v Hamburg: Beat The Clock


Vital Manchester City currently runs a predict the crowd and score competition, but to make life just that little bit more interesting we have devised a brand new game. It's called Beat The Clock.

How does it work?

There are 90 minutes in a game, yes. What we would like to know is when do you think the first goal will be scored.

How do I win?

You have to predict which minute the very first goal, which incidentally can be scored by either team will be scored. If the ref decides to add a few minutes at the end of the first or second half and someone scores, it will be treated as either 45 or 90 minutes.

Point structure

You can have a maximum of two guesses and if you get it spot on you will receive three points. A minute either side and you will receive one point.

If this game proves popular, I'll consider adding a few extra features. More on that later.

If you want to play Beat The Clock then please leave your times either in the comments section directly below this article, or by visiting our City Chat forum.

Good luck!



The journalist

Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 15 2009

Time: 12:04AM

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My first guess is...14 minutes. My second guess is.. 51 minutes.
Tudor
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15/04/2009 00:08:00

My first guess is...14 minutes. My second guess is.. 51 minutes.
Tudor
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15/04/2009 00:08:00

Great idea this Tudor I have gone for 17th minute ...don't need a second choice ...lol
Doody
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15/04/2009 00:10:00

Great idea this Tudor I have gone for 17th minute ...don't need a second choice ...lol
Doody
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15/04/2009 00:10:00

The WBA game I might limit it to just one guess, and then add guess the first scorer as well. Thoughts?
Tudor
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15/04/2009 00:12:00

The WBA game I might limit it to just one guess, and then add guess the first scorer as well. Thoughts?
Tudor
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15/04/2009 00:12:00

first guess 23, second guess 26 :) sorted
C1TY SL1CKER
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15/04/2009 00:33:00

first guess 23, second guess 26 :) sorted
C1TY SL1CKER
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15/04/2009 00:33:00

1st guess 2 minutes 2nd guess 9 minutes
MCFC_Goatboy
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15/04/2009 00:34:00

1st guess 2 minutes 2nd guess 9 minutes
MCFC_Goatboy
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15/04/2009 00:34:00

1st guess 27mins, 2nd guess 81mins. c'mon u blues!
marksmarvels
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15/04/2009 10:33:00

1st guess 27mins, 2nd guess 81mins. c'mon u blues!
marksmarvels
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15/04/2009 10:33:00

20mins and 25mins me hopes.. and us to score both lol
belfastblue
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15/04/2009 13:00:00

20mins and 25mins me hopes.. and us to score both lol
belfastblue
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15/04/2009 13:00:00

3 nil win..goals coming 28mins,39th min and 76th min...COME ON CITY!!!!!
bluemooner_mcfc
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15/04/2009 13:16:00

3 nil win..goals coming 28mins,39th min and 76th min...COME ON CITY!!!!!
bluemooner_mcfc
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15/04/2009 13:16:00

You will have to register your prediction in the forum please, It makes it easier for the guy doing the calculations, thank you.
Buzz Lightyear
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15/04/2009 16:11:00

You will have to register your prediction in the forum please, It makes it easier for the guy doing the calculations, thank you.
Buzz Lightyear
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15/04/2009 16:11:00

 

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