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Manchester CITY
3 - 2
Queens Park Rangers

FA Barclays Premier League

The Etihad Stadium

13/5/12

Attendance: 47,435

Referee: Mike Dean

Manchester CITYQueens Park Rangers
Zabaleta 39′, Dzeko 90′,Aguero 90′Cisse 48′, Mackie 66′
25 Hart     01 Kenny    
04 Kompany     03 Hill    
05 Zabaleta     34 Taiwo    
06 Lescott     35 Ferdinand    
22 Clichy     42 Onuoha    
18 Barry     69' 04 Derry    
19 Nasri     17 Barton    
21 Silva     32 SWP    
42 Y Toure     44' 12 Mackie    
16 Aguero     23 Cisse     59'
32 Tevez     75' 52 Zamora     76'
Substitutes
30 Pantilimon     24 Cerny    
02 Richards     06 Gabbidon    
13 Kolarov     13 Traore     59'
07 Milner     07 Taarabt    
34 De Jong     44' 14 Buzsaky    
10 Dzeko     69' 09 Campbell    
45 Balotelli     75' 10 Bothroyd     76'
Game Statistics
35
Goal Attempts
3
24
On Target
0
19
Corners
0
4
Fouls
6
66%
%
34%
Comments...
MANCHESTER CITY CHAMPIONS OF ENGLAND - Johnny On The Spot ...Astonishing. Truly astonishing. The watching world witnessed at the close of yet another stunning Manchester City fightback a rocking Etihad Stadium coming together with it's tightknit management team and squad in an outpouring of absolute ecstacy...The team's nervy approach was absolutely understandable considering the magnitude of what they were aiming to realise. It was almost, to the final minutes, their undoing but to a man, now legends, they shed blood sweat and tears to overcome a massed QPR defensive rearguard initially led by the disgrace that was their captain to mount a sustained never say die relentless wave of attacks. The statistics are amazing. This City side have evolved into a team that will not accept defeat, will never die...Sir Alex Ferguson spoke this week of what losing this title having fought so hard to almost touch it could do to City, but now the tables are firmly turned upon his own squad which stands at a crossroads, shellshocked by a Manchester power shift realised inside 4 years. The rags are condemned to a summer with only ghastly tartan tea-towel shirts to look forward to...The talk all season from many quarters, particularly the majority of football hacks has been of mercenaries and buying the league. As City's magnificent captain Vincent Kompany said tonight, the majority of his team have come from extremely poor backgrounds and their desire, and what this win meant to them today eclipsed all the nonsense endured. Already this is being described as the ultimate title win. God only knows where it will take us now, but Planet Blue is fuelled with immense self belief and the direction for this young squad, it's astute young manager and hungry fans is assuredly upwards and onwards. Savour it Blues, savour it. The launchpad is now built. We have ignition...and now...THAT Goal - Commentary courtesy Calm Cool and Collected Productions England's Number One Celebrations

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Sunday May 13 2012
Time: 5:16PM

Comments

0
8 points down with 6 to go and 2 goals down with six minutes to go. That was truly amazing. We certainly don't do it the easy way but I wouldn't have it any other way. Forza Mancini. City 'til I die.
Bluedub
13/05/2012 17:20:00
0
Great final day - Gz to you City lot - we pushed you all the way - right up to that 90th + 4 minute lol
niteworlok
13/05/2012 17:28:00
0
Amazing stuff, probably the most craziest thing I have witnessed in sport. Congrats lads.
Rob-EFC
13/05/2012 17:37:00
0
Congratulations to City. Well played and well deserved . We are coming for you next season , love from Chelsea
Blue_Mel
13/05/2012 17:46:00
0
Well done man city, the city is certainly blue! And so is the title this year xD you worked hard for it and it should be even better next year with all teams looking to strengthen! Hopefully villa can give you a good fight next year if McLeish isn't here :L if you want an even harder challenge, you can have him in charge and see where he gets you?;)
Avfc94 we do
13/05/2012 18:00:00
0
Chuffed for you folks. . Enjoy this moment.
Sajit
13/05/2012 18:04:00
0
Well done City and Congrats fellas you could not have wriiten the script for today for a moment I thought we had snatched victry form the jaws of defeat but after surending our 8 point lead to you guys you thorough;y desreve the trophy . Nexy year then god bless
nickster
13/05/2012 18:07:00
0
Congratulations lads. DRINK UP. Your livers will forgive you, in time. I don't want to see any articles on here tonight. Thanks for the spectacular ending which once again reminds us why we all watch this crazy, crazy, game. Cheers from Vital Chelsea.
BlueBanes
13/05/2012 18:09:00
0
well done on buying the league with unlimited money
123spurs
13/05/2012 18:33:00
0
finally a blue moon. well done guys
123spurs
13/05/2012 18:36:00
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