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Do you consider Manchester City as real title contenders?

  1. Donnacha C profile image80
    Donnacha Cposted 7 years ago

    City can go on the top of the EPL table tonight if they beat Everton...for now anyway....But can they really win the title ahead of Chelsea and Man UTD?

    1. profile image48
      Teddy Fanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Not based on tonights performance and if there top goal scorer in Tevez is unhappy they will have to pick up a serious replacement to cover where he might be missing.
      I think it would be foolish to rule them out at this stage though as its an incredibly competitive league this year.

    2. Dave Harris profile image73
      Dave Harrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Not if last night's game against Everton is anything to go by! LOL

  2. Karonher profile image75
    Karonherposted 7 years ago

    No - and I am so happy with last nights game. They have good individual players but no cohesion. Lescott made a big mistake.

  3. Joy56 profile image77
    Joy56posted 7 years ago

    Hi do you live in Manchester?????? I used to stand in the Kippax Street end, and cheer Colin Bell, but that does not answer your question

    Yeah sure Manchester City can do anything........

    1. ThomasE profile image75
      ThomasEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Er, no.

      Man Utd is 2 pts above them with 2 games in hand. Arsenal is 1 pt above them with 1 pt in hand. Chelsea is 1 pt below them with 1 game in hand.

      Frankly, all these teams are better than Man City, which didn't even win against Everton.

      1. Joy56 profile image77
        Joy56posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        now do not be criticizing Everton my husband supports them. ha ha

  4. abbeynism profile image46
    abbeynismposted 7 years ago

    They have been a consistent team for he past two years and they are gradually getting their steps. I see them as one of the contenders but not the favorite. As good form of Man. U, Chelsea, Arsenal can not give them any chance to get their but they are god for Top four slot.

    1. Joy56 profile image77
      Joy56posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I like you

  5. Fuller_legend profile image80
    Fuller_legendposted 7 years ago

    No i don't. When they came to stoke the other week they were awful. They tried to control the tempo of the game but couldn't handle being chased and hassled like the other top teams can on a regular basis. Comparing their performance to that of spurs who beat us earlier in the season Tottenham looked streets ahead.  also think they are in desperate need of a new manager as the individual players are there. I think someone like Mourinho would have a massive impact on Man City.

    1. warchild75 profile image80
      warchild75posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I agree,they might be able to buy whoever they like but it takes time to gel as a team and clearly thier current manager is unable to do that!!

  6. jake_90 profile image59
    jake_90posted 7 years ago

    To be fair they are starting to look quite a good side, their performance agaisnt Aston Villa reminds me of Chelsea under Mourinho in the first 2 seasons. They will finish up there come the end of the season, I still believe Chelsea will win the league though.

    1. rich_hayles profile image58
      rich_haylesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Being a Villa fan it was no suprise to me that we got hammered by a changed City side. I think that Tevez commiting himself to the cause and the money they could spend in January they have a real chance now. Being in the top 3 at this time of the year means they are still in contention, ruling them out would be risky.

  7. republik profile image54
    republikposted 7 years ago

    Hopefully they will fade away when it counts, it is not good for football what they are doing to the game

 
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