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Expectations Low

In a recent poll carried out by mcfconline.co.uk 74% of those polled have little expectation that the 2006/07 season will be an improvement on last season's showing.

Only 14% of those polled believe City are capable of a top ten finish next season.
9% believe things will get worse and City will be relegated.

The poll is indicitive of the general feelings of malaise amongst City supporters. Many believe the club has once more shown a lack of ambition in the transfer market that will be rewarded by a relegation battle at best.

If there are to be no major signings in the coming weeks it will be hard to see City maintaining an average crowd of much above 40,000 next season. It seems expectations are low which may in turn keep some people away.




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Writer: Andy Leggott Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 6 2006

Time: 6:09PM

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I think it has something to do with the dreadful run of results you finished the season with!
merlin
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06/07/2006 19:13:00

i think you might have an interesting season and not finishing as low as you did, i think somewhere like 8th next season for you guys
wallis
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06/07/2006 22:08:00

yeah keep the faith, with a couple of decent signings you should e ok, the youth players all have a years experience now, and pearce as manager, you got a lot to look forward to!
elmo85
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07/07/2006 09:46:00

Samaras will improve, Cole will be back, Vassell will be fitter, Dabo will strengthen the midfield, more youngsters will break through - exciting times, I predict top ten finish.
dakeb
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07/07/2006 12:28:00

Keep the faith !
bluetone
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07/07/2006 14:58:00

It can only get better.
alphieblues
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07/07/2006 21:57:00

You got a good base to work on and I think you will be pushing for a top twelve spot
Trig the yid
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08/07/2006 13:45:00

It is going to be a very interesting season ahead, a number of the lower clubs are buying well and look a lot stronger going in to the new season, I think we will see some of the bigger name clubs struggling mid table or below.
TeddyLyon
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10/07/2006 05:31:00

Please take SWP back!
USA
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15/07/2006 02:20:00

 

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