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City Kick Off Against Top 4 Rivals

Put down the red and white facepaint and listen up, it's almost time to be a blue again.

As you are all well aware, the official fixture list for next season was released at 9.00am, so who's up first on our hit-list?

Manchester City will be thrust straight into the thick of things when they kick off against top 4 rivals Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on the opening day of the 2010/11 season.

This grudge match is followed an equally tough home fixture against Liverpool a week later, meaning that City will have to hit the ground running if they are to stake their claim for a much coveted Champions League position.

There are no runs of 'easy games' next season, and with two domestic cups and the Europa League taking their toll, it will be a long, gruelling, and at times, frustrating season - but one that could ultimately see us fighting for a grandstand finish.

For the full list of fixtures, please visit the official site.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Lincolnsmariner Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 17 2010

Time: 9:27AM

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17/06/2010 09:32:00

Should be a great game...bring it on
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17/06/2010 09:36:00

Im glad to be getting this game out of the way first. Expect a sell out crowd for first home game of season against the bindippers.
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17/06/2010 09:36:00

My money will be on you inflicting the first defeat of the season on harry's not so hotspurs.
SFC Forever
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17/06/2010 10:20:00

We have no idea whether Tottenham are going to be better or worse next season so its hard to predict.
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17/06/2010 10:37:00

I think next season will be epic with the top 4 establishment crumbling away. If Everton started like they finished last season then we will have a real fight for the top spots. Goodbye Liverpool, United et al. Time for a new world order!
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17/06/2010 12:14:00

That is a seismic start to the season!
Johnny Baguette
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17/06/2010 13:12:00

Wow, what a start to any campaign. Its going to be a cracker, I can feel it.
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17/06/2010 14:02:00

Not the best of happy hunting grounds for us at the Lane.
Buzz Lightyear
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17/06/2010 16:07:00

Would take a draw against Spurs away, definitel a bogey ground for us. I think we can do Liverpool at home, they seem to be in chaos.
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17/06/2010 18:36:00

We have to address them some time. This could be it. They won't be in any stride (maybe neither will we ) But our time has to come against Spurs. If they buy Richards that could be our advantage.
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17/06/2010 20:16:00

I'd be very happy with four points from the first two games.
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18/06/2010 05:38:00

2 points wouldn't be a disaster chaps ... come on Vlad light up the game!
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20/06/2010 13:31:00

As a Spurs fan, I can't wait for it! I think our two teams are destined for some great matches over the next few years! Realy hope that old top 4 are finally finished! Best of luck for next year!
The Horses Mouth
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