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Week in Review: Featuring Euro 2008, Sheffield Wednesday, Burnley, Manchester United, Newcastle United, the Web Awards and more…

Here’s everything that happened on City ‘Til I Die this week: Monday 23rd June 2008: Thomas Rooney ran the rule over the Euro 2008 semi-finalists. Tuesday 24th June 2008: On Tuesday we remembered a classic Sheffield Wednesday kit, learnt that Burnley still want Darel Russell and looked forward to the unveiling of City’s new away […]

Euro 2008: And then there were four….

by Thomas Rooney We are at the stage now in Euro 2008 that we don’t have to worry about England being involved as we would have presumably been knocked out in the quarter-finals? Yes, its semi-final time and overall I’m surprised Russia and Turkey made it, disappointed that Germany have and pleased that Spain defeated […]

Week in Review: Featuring Ronaldo/Manchester United, 2008/09 fixtures, QPR/Blackpool, Southampton, Euro 2008, and more…

We haven’t had a weekly round-up for a little while, so here’s what’s been going on at City ‘Til I Die this week: Monday 16th June 2008: Thomas Rooney gave his take on the Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid affair, and we had a quick peek at the coming season’s fixtures. Tuesday 17th June 2008: […]

You’ve got to love the French…

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10 things we can look forward to between now and the start of the season

I haven’t done a Top 10 for quite a while, so here’s a quick list of ten things that’ll probably happen between now and when the season starts in August… – City to continue missing out on players who look for all the world to be our targets, only to be told “we didn’t want […]

Austria’s Euro 2008 motivation methods revealed…

From ESPNsoccernet: VIENNA, June 10 (Reuters) – A Vienna brewery is promising a lifelong supply of free beer to any Austria player who scores a goal for the co-hosts in their remaining Euro 2008 group matches against Poland and Germany. Austria, competing in the finals of the tournament for the first time, made a disappointing […]

Very cheeky Mr McClaren

by Thomas Rooney I’ll be honest. The fact that England are not competing in Euro 2008 hasn’t exactly effected my summer so far. I’m happy enough without the stress and despair that following England in this tournament would inevitably bring. When we didn’t qualify, I was disappointed, but not distraught. I have enjoyed watching the […]

Doncaster confident of signings – let’s hope he’s right

City Chief Executive Neil Doncaster has said that he is not worried about the perceived lack of transfer activity at Carrow Road. Players generally return on or about July 1 for pre-season and I think you will see the majority of deals starting to be done in the eight weeks to the end of August. […]

Who do you want to win Euro 2008? Me, I’m not fussed

Euro 2008 kicks-off this afternoon as Switzerland take on Czech Republic in Basle, and wherever you look us English are being asked to pledge our allegiance to one country or another and pick who we want to win. I’ve tried to get into the spirit of things but to be honest I’m struggling with this […]

Week in Review: 19th-25th May 2008, featuring Manchester United, Chelsea, Ronaldinho, QPR, Bristol City, Hull City, Leeds United, Doncaster Rovers and more…

It was another busy week on City ‘Til I Die. Here’s everything that happened… Monday 19th May 2008. The week was kicked-off with a Champions League final poll, and we wondered if Ronaldinho was on Glenn’s list of potential targets. Tuesday 20th May 2008. On Tuesday we warned QPR off all of our transfer targets […]

How England missing out on Euro 2008 may be a blessing in disguise for some

By Thomas Rooney After watching the excellent entertainment from Moscow on Wednesday, there was one thought circulating in my head, especially after seeing the reactions of the Chelsea players. John Terry and Frank Lampard in particular. I was thinking – how on earth would these players pick themselves up to fly to Austria next week […]

What a difference a week makes

At about this time last week the Canaries were five points adrift at the bottom of the Championship and England had just failed to qualify for the European Championships next summer in Austria and Switzerland (those two well known giants of the world game). Now, following back-to-back wins for the first time in I don’t […]