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Sunderland 0 - Manchester City 3

Premier League

Stadium Of Light

Sunday 31 August

Attendance: 39,662

Referee: Chris Foy

0 - 3
Manchester City
Ireland (45) Wright-Phillips (50, 58)
Venue: Stadium Of Light
Attendance: 39,662
The Teams
Craig Gordon
Joe Hart
Phillip Bardsley
Vedran Corluka
Nyron Nosworthy
Micah Richards
Danny Collins
Richard Dunne
Pascal Chimbonda
Michael Ball
Steed Malbranque
Stephen Ireland
Grant Leadbitter
Dietmar Hamann
Andy Reid
Michael Johnson
Kieran Richardson
Vincent Kompany
Djibril Cisse
El-Hadji Diouf
Joao Alves Jo
Darren Ward
Kasper Schmeichel
Liam Miller
Blumer Elano
Daryl Murphy
Javier Garrido
Dwight Yorke
Fernandes Gelson
Danny Higginbotham
Ched Evans
David Healy
Tal Ben-Haim
Anthony Stokes
Daniel Sturridge
Game Statistics
Goal Attempts
On Target
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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 31 2008

Time: 5:16PM

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Mark Lawrenson, you drippy get. Same defeat prediction for Chelski on the 13th please....
Johnny Baguette
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31/08/2008 17:26:00

Mark (I think I know it all but haven't a clue) Lawrenson, is a complete and utter ****
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31/08/2008 17:30:00

Already visited Vital Chelsea. We will be going for it on the 13th.
Johnny Baguette
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31/08/2008 17:34:00

well done to SWP! he's going to be a major player this season- good luck to you lot!
forza chelski
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31/08/2008 17:51:00

I'm impressed... City were very good. Efficient, dangerous, cool and smooth. Hamman is a master, and his quality and temperament rubs off on all. A great game by all, notwithstanding the disgraceful tackling from Sunderland and the crap from the ref.
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31/08/2008 18:30:00

I have to agree about bthe ref. What a terrible performance! At least he was equally bad for both teams, but surely he shouldn't be refereeing in the Premiership!?
Ghost of 76
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31/08/2008 19:31:00

Was pushing my luck today, pressing the record button on motd before the game finished, usually a jinx. Great Win. taking the bias about SWP away, anyone ideas who the MOM was? Watching the highlights does not actually tell the whole story.
Buzz Lightyear
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31/08/2008 20:35:00

Who voted for Joe Hart I though he had nothing to do all afternoon.I bet it was a girl.
Buzz Lightyear
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31/08/2008 20:36:00

Who voted for Joe HART? - none city fans. Only those who wish to gain posting points me thinks!
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31/08/2008 20:54:00

Guys,Do you expect Corluka will go to Spurs & How many defenders we have now?!!
city 81
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31/08/2008 21:42:00

Dont count Berti yet City81, Mr Hughes does not know how good he is yet, Nedum is injured and Zabaleta has never played in the Premier. Richards was replaced today by TBH because he was injured but not know how badly, so It would be best to keep Corluka, because not only is he a quality defender, we like him and want him to stay, but that would leave us short if these injuries are long term. However if enough money is put onto the table by a bidder, I expect them to accept it.
Buzz Lightyear
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31/08/2008 21:58:00

Stevie Ireland hasn't had a vote yet and he scored.
Buzz Lightyear
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31/08/2008 21:59:00

Agree with you Buzz, Today Corluka was great .
city 81
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31/08/2008 22:48:00

Wright -Phillips what a legend the bloke is, should never have left. Has been good business though £12m profit on the deal LOL
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01/09/2008 00:16:00

The story goes that Corluka stuck around longer than the rest of the team waving goodbye to the travelling Blues. I can't imagine he will now be so captivated by a Spurs side who have lost their way again. Looks like he's off?
Johnny Baguette
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01/09/2008 06:15:00

Charlie must be thinking twice about his future...Does he stay and be with a very successful team or does he go and face an uncertain future...
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01/09/2008 08:59:00

He's gone!
Johnny Baguette
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01/09/2008 10:19:00

Very professional performance yesterday. Looked good in nearly all areas, the only exception is that Jo still hasn't adjusted to the pace of the Premiership. That will come! SWP a breath of fresh air. Happy days!
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01/09/2008 10:23:00

1st hal very poor tema was all over the [place 2nd half total different team wonder what hughesy is given them but be something good cause that twice now in a row we have came out better in the 2nd half
dunne deal
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01/09/2008 13:06:00


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