Happy New Year
Well, we thought the banana skin might be the Sunderland game, but it turned out to be Burnley, let’s hope it’s not Sunderland as well.
Of course the real reason we only drew with Burnley (who’d played their same team for the last five games) was – WE KICKED THE WRONG WAY IN THE FIRST HALF.
Sunderland had a good win at Newcastle, then lost at home to Hull, surprisingly.
Here’s the it’s A Fix extract from Kk220 :
20) THURSDAY JANUARY 1ST: SUNDERLAND (HOME) KO 3PM
Promoted in 2007, Last Pot F A Cup 1973. Most recent connections : Adam Johnson, Jack Rodwell, Costel Pantilimon. 125th league meeting.
Some celeb fans: Steve Cram, Kate Adie, Bryan Ferry, Brian Marwood, Peter O’Toole, Sugar Ray Leonard, James Bolam, Heather Mills, Tasmin Archer, Paul Collingwood
This season so far : They’re in 14th place with 19 points from 18 games and 2 wins 4 draws and 2 losses away from home.
In the Capital One Cup they won 3-0 at Birmingham in the 2nd rd, but lost 2-1 at home to Stoke in the 3rd rd.
In the FA Cup 3rd rd they’ve drawn Leeds at home.
At The SOL in December it looked bleak when Wickham fluked one in (19), but Sergio (21) levelled then we went on a spree with Jovetic (39), Zab (55) and that man Sergio (71) again, finishing em off. Crowd was 41,152.
Last season at The Etihad in April, after the original game was blown away, it was a 2-2 draw, somehow. We had a great start with a Fernandinho goal after 2 minutes, but Wickham (73, 83) put the shits up us until Nasri (88) equalised courtesy of Mannone.
Crowd was 47,046 with 797 Mackems. We were in 3rd place with 5 games to go and title chances looked bleak !
Form at home for City : DWDWWWWWWW
Comment : It’s the first return match of the season, we laid the bogey at the SOL in December and as they’ve not had a win here in the last 10 visits, surely the double is on the cards?
WTWTWShite : Avd 13,601 in 86/87, and this season their average home att. is 42,795.
Just a reminder that the deadline for KK 221 is next Monday please – 2014 memories welcome!