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Dublin Here We Come - Half Way Stage Update



VMC brings you all the important upcoming dates as City's quest for European glory recommences in Greece on Tuesday night...

City have reached the half way stage of the competition to reach the final in Dub.

The Citizens will play the 9th game of their Europa League campaign at Aris Thessaloniki FC on Tuesday night knowing that if they can secure a win in the Greek side's Kleanthis Vikelidis Stadium fortress, then they stand a very good chance of setting up a last 16 humdinger against Beşiktaş or Dynamo Kiev.

In the words of our leader in all but armband Vincent Kompany, post derby defeat:

'This could still be a very good season for Manchester City. There is too much to look forward to for us to start thinking negatively now...OK, we have lost a game. It is three points. But it took something special for Manchester United to win it.'

Come On You Boys In Blue...

MCFC EUROPA LEAGUE CAMPAIGN 2010-2011

The Story So Far:

Play-off round, 1st leg: 19/08/10
Timisoara 0 v City 1

Play-off round, 2nd leg: 26/08/10
City 2 v Timisoara 0

Match Calendar and Draw Dates:

Group A

Red Bull Salzburg 0 v CITY 2
16/09/10

CITY 1 v Juventus 1
30/09/10

CITY 3 v Lech Poznan 1
21/10/10

Lech Poznan 3 v CITY 1
04/11/10

CITY 3 v Red Bull Salzburg 0
01/12/10

Juventus 1 v CITY 1
16/12/10

Round of 32, 1st leg: 15/02/11
Aris Thessaloniki FC v CITY

Round of 32, 2nd leg: 24/02/11
CITY v Aris Thessaloniki FC

Round of 16, 1st leg: 10/03/11
Beşiktaş/Dynamo Kiev v Aris/Manchester City

Round of 16, 2nd leg: 17/03/11
Aris/Manchester City v Beşiktaş/Dynamo Kiev


Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Final Draw: Nyon, Friday 18/3/11 13h00 CET

Quarter-finals, 1st leg: 07/04/11

Quarter-finals, 2nd leg: 14/04/11

Semi-finals, 1st leg: 28/04/11

Semi-finals, 2nd leg: 05/05/11

The Final (Lansdowne Road/ Aviva Stadium, Dublin)18/05/11




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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 13 2011

Time: 1:59PM

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Lando78
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13/02/2011 14:31:00

Will Mancini play for a draw in Aris? They haven't lost in Europe there for over 40 years and we'll surely want to rest a few players after the derby? But this is our best chance of a cup, so what should he do, go all out?
StuMCFC
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13/02/2011 14:50:00

SWP and Dzeko should definitely start anyway, Kolo also can considering he warmed the bench yesterday.
StuMCFC
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13/02/2011 14:51:00

I'm pretty sure that Boateng will get a start too.
Johnny Baguette
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13/02/2011 15:14:00

Just heard we have to be on our guard for their deadly striking duo of Rolf and Anita!
taggarts nose
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13/02/2011 15:56:00

We should play the best team we can. We don't want to tough a job at home. If we field a shadow team we'll get a shadow result. They're no mugs at home.
pedmachine
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13/02/2011 15:59:00

Don't underestimate these Blues. Nor their amazing earth shaking support!
Johnny Baguette
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13/02/2011 16:24:00

try and get the job done away so players can be rested for the home leg.
arthur7171
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13/02/2011 17:03:00

Fair Point JB I am a little nervous especially following on the heels of the Derby This won't be easy Will Mancini go for the draw?
taggarts nose
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13/02/2011 17:20:00

According to our man in Thessaloniki, see above article, they are clearly capable of turning over anyone at home with that support behind them. I say we go for a win and try to silence the crowd with an early goal. That video above is spectacular starting at 3:15!
Johnny Baguette
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13/02/2011 17:29:00

 

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