As Manchester City prepared for a fourth FA Youth Cup final in five years, there was an almost tangible excitement around the Academy Stadium, very simialr to the Youth Cup run in 2017 when the side contained now star names such as Jadon Sancho, Phil Foden and Brahim Diaz. When there is such excitement to see teenagers take to the pitch, you know there is special talent on display.
Jadon Sancho left for Borussia Dortmund. Brahim Diaz left for Real Madrid. Rabbi Matondo left for Schalke. Who will be next? No one knows… but who are we to blame them?
Make no mistake, this game certainly falls into the “potential banana skin” bracket for Manchester City.
It’s A Week in the City and we’re mostly going to be talking about gardening. The Anfield Grass In a week which saw Greggs unveil a vegan sausage roll, it was difficult to imagine that any higher level of controversy could exist. Of course, this was until Manchester City emerged as victors against Liverpool which,... Continue Reading →