Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

We've Painted the Town Red, Now It's Time for Records

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

We've Painted the Town Red, Now It's Time for Records

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WELL, it proved that Mourinho's men would have a pivotal role in handing City the title after all.

The sight of City's triumph being scrolled across the Sky Sports TV screen at Old Trafford will be a memory many Blues will cherish.

After last Saturday's secondhalf derby capitulation pooped the party, I likened it to being given a shiny new racing bike on Christmas morning only for your dad to smash it up with a sledgehammer after the turkey had been eaten.

But good old United weren't to let us down. They were going to play their part after all.

The result will certainly have caught a lot of Blues on the hop.

Even the most optimistic of fans would have been expecting at least another week to seal the deal. United lose at home to West Brom? 'Nah, never gonna happen, mate'. …

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