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City Start The New Season At Home Against Swansea

Manchester City begin the 2011/12 Premier League season at home against newly promoted Swansea City.

One has to go back to 8 October 1983 and the old Second Division the last time Swansea travelled to MCFC and Maine Road for a league match. Incidentally the Blues won 2-1.

The season kicks off on Saturday 13 August and finishes on Sunday 13 May 2012 when Queens Park Rangers visit the City of Manchester Stadium.

Season 2011/12 fixture list can be found here.




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Writer: danielqpr Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday June 17 2011

Time: 9:37AM

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OH MY GOD WE ACTUALLY GOT A HOME GAME TO KICK OFF THE SEASON! When was the last time that happened?
fifthcolumnblue
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17/06/2011 09:45:00

Have done a bit of research and found out this season will be the first time in SIX years that we've started a season with a home fixture. The "Totally random" fixture computer clearly doesn't like us much, does it?
fifthcolumnblue
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17/06/2011 10:12:00

It wouldn't appear so Fifth considering we're fixed to play away following all 6 of our CL group games. Random my arse!
Bluedub
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17/06/2011 10:15:00

this must be the 1st time that Taggart and his cronies have not got their own way in the fixture stakes, as a certain Mr Benites was once quoted as saying..... cynical me never....
cityman51
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17/06/2011 12:36:00

Good to start the season at home. The title challenge begins against the Welsh.
PhillyBlueMoon
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17/06/2011 20:23:00

The six year ready up comes to an end. Has to be said that this represents as promising a run of opening fixtures as we've seen in a long time.
Johnny Baguette
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19/06/2011 07:41:00

Nice steady start for Swansea... 3 points!
Timmsy
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21/06/2011 10:16:00

Moonchester better be up for it. Cyril The Swan has previous!
RobsonGreensleeves
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24/06/2011 15:33:00

 

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