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Community Shield Beckons!

Community Shield Beckons!

Could there ever be a better curtain raiser?

Sure, the games with Chelsea, in recent years, have been fascinating but to a Mancunian playing Manchester City, at Wembley, is an enticing prospect.

Even more so when there`s a hint of revenge in the air following our FA Cup semi-final defeat to our noisy-neighbours last season.

Plus there`s the added factor that both sides are entitled to a larger share of the tickets than for any of the other show-piece games.

The word hum-dinger comes to mind with Sir Alex Ferguson commenting on a game that is now less than two weeks away,

"It`s about addressing our noisy-neighbours again. It will be an interesting match."

"It won`t be a normal Community Shield for Manchester United."


See! It`s infectious and I, for one, can`t wait!



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Writer:Red Boy
Date:Tuesday July 26 2011
Time: 4:39PM

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Both teams will be going out to win and see it as more of an opportunity to get one over your rivals rather than a boring, moderately intense preseason match. It will definately be more worthwhile than our other Community Shield matches in recent years.
TheFamousNo7
26/07/2011 17:08:00
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3 visits to Wembley and COULD IT BE 3 LOSSES.....lets hope you shoot at goal more times that the last 2 visits...may make an interesting match if you do.. eh
cityman51
27/07/2011 14:50:00
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It's not about how many times you shoot but about how many times you score.
TheFamousNo7
27/07/2011 15:40:00
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not scored many in the last 2 visits then....eh TF7....2 VISITS and 1goal and ended up LOSERS in both....
cityman51
27/07/2011 20:18:00
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I couldn't care less mate we won the Premier League whilst you picked up the next trophy down ;) When you prove yourself in a marathon rather than a sprint I might just be impressed. Sprints can be won by anyone you see, just look at Portsmouth.
TheFamousNo7
27/07/2011 20:29:00
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We'll see how well your collection of one-legged dogs that passes for a midfield gets on in the marathon this season eh?
fifthcolumnblue
27/07/2011 22:49:00
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We'll also see how your pathetic excuse for wingers will get on also eh?
TheFamousNo7
28/07/2011 00:05:00
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Not that Mancini generally plays wingers in the traditional way but who exactly is our pathetic excuse for wingers? Silva? Johnson?
Bluedub
28/07/2011 08:39:00
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Johnson, Milner, Wright-Phillips and Weiss. Odd how you buy a target man like Dzeko but don't give him sufficient supply lines to play to his physical strengths.
TheFamousNo7
28/07/2011 10:58:00
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So Johnson is a pathetic excuse for a winger is he? Buying Dzeko was to have an alternative option up front, the system will have to be rejigged to play to his strengths, who knows maybe that is being worked on in preseason. Not really the best time to alter your system mid season to accommodate a new player now is it?
Bluedub
28/07/2011 11:18:00
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