The thing about playing at home is that there is a massive expectation for us to get a really good result, especially as the opposition has definitely performed under-par so far this season. The reverse fixture saw Ozil and Welbeck combining to destroy Villa. Welbeck’s movement provided the perfect foil for Ozil’s probing through balls […]
So, we played Citeh at the Etihad and walked out deserved winners with smiles wider than the original Cheshire Cat. Wasn’t too shabby a result really. Just scraped through. Two nil, away to the current league Champions. Worth having a beer or two to celebrate, but alas, Dryathlon calls again and this guy hasn’t touched […]
Seeing Theo back on the pitch is a great sight and a fearful one for defenders. But I think I’ve been spoiled by Alexis. Whenever Theo loses the ball, I want him to go chasing after it. I want him to go harassing players in the way Alexis does. He has the pace to do […]
Well that was a pretty pleasant Sunday after all! Not only did we have a rather wonderful win over those ghastly Stoke City players, but ManYoo also had a wonderful defeat at the hands of Southampton. My cup runneth over with delight.
So Ozil is available for Sunday, well that is stonkingly good news, albeit what a game to come back to! I would almost forgive Ozil for suggesting that he is benched with a minor sub appearance to get him back in the swing of things limiting his exposure to the tough-tackling, physical, powerful Orcs.
2015 began with a confidence denting visit to Southampton where our performance showed signs of fatigue after a hectic Christmas period. Given the points dropped elsewhere by our rivals, it was a reasonably successful return in what is such a crazy time where games come thick and fast and bodies are swiftly tapped of all […]