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Blue Moon Rising - My Manchester City Story

Started on 5 November 2011 by Walsall_Craig
Latest Reply on 31 May 2013 by Toon
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idk why everyone being city tends to get rid of kolarov ?? he is a lot better attacking weapon than clichy.. can score from long range. take free kicks. and isnt to bad defensively . in my opinion he outshines gael clichy
Very well done by signing Hazard for such a small amount. Don't expect him to score though, he was terrible in front of the goal in my Arsenal save :P
Cheers for the nice comments :)

Yeah I was shocked when Lille accepted £27.5million when he was worth £25milliion, and I feel Coentrao was a good buy, I might transfer-list Clichy and see what I get for him :) will definetly look at young defensive midfielders, someone like Phil Jones,Jack Rodwell etc.. young england talent.

I will use Kolarov as left back when needed, because he wasn't consistent enough for me in my pre-season games was getting an average rating of 6/7 a game..when others were getting 8/9's.

I wont be look at goalkeepers for City now, as I have current England No.1 Joe Hart, new signing Ter Stegen and japanese goalkeeper too.
Right Back I think I'm strong enough with Walker,Richards and Zabeleta.
Left-Back I'm happy with new signing Coentrao and first choice left back Clichy
Centre Backs I'm also happy with as I have a wide range of players eg. Kompany,Jagielka,Boyata,Musacchio.
My whole midfield is fine, but will be looking to get rid of some players..may be the likes of Yaya Toure,De Jong as I want to bring in young talent such as Ramsey,Wilshere,Rodwell,Phil Jones,Paul Pogba from rivals United.
And last of all strikers with some players soon to be leaving I'm thinking of using some of my youngsters in reserves and youth a go to see how they perform in the Premier League and watch them play with the best player in one of the best leagues in the world!

I found this youngster in a unknown team to me, with the way his stats are he looks like a very good signing and thinking of using in my first team

Am I just settling for him or could he really be a gem in the making ??

Also spotted was 22year old Alex Smithies from Huddersfield, for a League One team he has great goalkeeping stats for his age, I'm not sure whether to sign him and use him in my Reserves and bring him up for when I feel he is ready to make it to the top and be in my First Team

I won't be making any signings this transfer window, will only be looking to get rid of deadwood but I'll be looking at bringing the brightest young talent from the globe to my squad to look towards the future.

One future signing that will be happening in July 2013 is Marko Marin on a free transfter from current club Werder Bremen.
Stats below

Up next is lowly league 2 side Port Vale, this is going to be an easy game as they wont have a chance against my City team...Match Prediction 6-0


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Manchester City 6 Port Vale 0

Some nice signings well done!

That 17 year old looks really good.

Nice result vs Port Vale. Keep it up.
With the 17y.o I was after he signed a new contract with his current club, but I've offered his club £2million for his services just so I can grab this "gem"

Also in the market for a wide player also as I want to get rid of Andre Ayew as he isn't happy with not playing first team football, but I've had interest from former City manager Roberto Mancini now manager of At.Madrid who wants his services.

Will post the picture of the player I'm interested in
Jose Sosa of Metalist
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9 yearsEdited
Up next in the Premier League and my first game of the new year is North East side Newcastle United, this will be a good game as all the games I've played against this team have been hard-fought. Newcastle are currently lying in 9th in the league so they will be pushing for Europa League place this season, I feel this can be a good win for me and get past this "hard-fought" victory stage.


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Manchester City 3 Newcastle United 1


After long talks with Varese over the availability of their young talent Riccardo Prezioso I finally agreed a £2million price tag with them and they accepted as it was too good to turn down, I offered him good money to come( i know as its this always happens) but you have to pay to secure young talent on the latest FM games.
Other transfers is Andrew Ayew to Lyon for £12.25million, I feel his is a good deal for Andre as it sees him going back to france again after I signed him from Marsielle. He stats are fantastic but I feel I have better in Eden Hazard.
Wow, those players look awesome. The 17 year old looks way underpriced. 2 Million? Bargain, i'd say in his 20's he will be around 7M+.
Yeah I just played him in his first match of his Premier League career and it only says he got a 6/9 rating, but I feel he played better than half the team, plus he got 2 assists not the one it has on the stats

But I won't making anymore signings this season, will see if I can make my own wonderkid(s) and bring them into the first team squad :)

Next Chapter
Make Riccardo Prezioso into one of the best young talents in the Premiership has seen!
Blackburn are my next opponents in the Premier League and if I beat these it will take my run to 21games unbeaten and to take me 2 points clear of Manchester Utd. With the sale of Edin Dzeko to Real Madrid I'm going to give my young players a chance in this match.


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Manchester City - Blackburn


After beating Blackburn 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium this takes me back to the top of the Premier League and 2 point ahead of United! and also takes me to 21 games unbeaten in the League so far! I feel proud to have such a fantastic crop of players that's showing the league and players why we are a up and coming team and coming to dominate the Premiership....COYB
Next we travel down to West London to face West Ham United, They currently sit 17th in the league table one place above the relegation places and if I can beat them on Sunday it may knock them down into the relegation places. With how my team are performing lately we should get a win from this game and then again extend out lead to 22 matches unbeaten, I still can't believe we haven't lost a game since our loss against rivals United on the first day of the season,


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West Ham 0 Manchester City 4

Key Men for each team
Robert Green, Winston Reid 6.8 rating.

Emmanuel Adebayor 9.1 rating.

Another win in the books for my City team as we dominate the game 4-0 with a fantastic performance again from Adebayor with 2 goals, this is going to be good moral for my team as we face our rivals Manchester United in the 4th round of the FA Cup.
If we beat United in the Fa Cup I think we do have a chance of winning this Cup Competition when I try to knock out them. I will be sending out my strongest squad in this game so no starting position for my young talent that I signed for 2million.


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Manchester City 1 Manchester Utd 2

Key Men
Manchester Utd
Javier Hernandez 8.8 rating
Manchester City
Joe Hart 7.7 rating

Just pipped to the post by my rivals going out 2-1, but two goals from Javier Hernandez had to knock me out which the Red Devil fans will like as they knocked out their local rivals. Now I will concentrate on retaining the Premier League and try to win the Champions League for the first time in my history.

Will I be able to retain the Premier League crown now that United have a 2-1-1 record over me, or can I overcome the odds and retain the league, this season is a lot harder than last as I was more points ahead at his stage rather than just 2points ahead that I'm currently at. Can I get my side to get their goalscoring boots back and dominate my last remaining games, and can I avoid United until the latter stages of the Champions League and try to win that match so I can take the spoils and let us City fans have the laugh against United
After my match with Man Utd, due to going off in the 32nd minute David Silva will be out for a total of 4months with a torn calf muscle. So who will I use to reaplace him until the end of the season...
Here are the contenders:
Eden Hazard

Fabio Coentrao

"Super" Mario Balotelli
Next at the Etihad Stadium is Stoke City, here are a team who are known for the dirty tactic in football and they are just the same in the FM series. Stoke currently lay 18th in the Premier Division, and they will need a win to help them push out of the relegation places and try to avoid relegation this season. With the loss against Manchester United we are going to look forward and look fora stylish victory in this match to keep the lead of 2points between me and United.


Manchester City - 2 (Aguero,Tevez)
Stoke City - 0

Manchester City - Nigel De Jong 8.5
Stoke City - Dean Whitehead 6.9

A good 2-0 win against a struggling Stoke side which doesn't help there relegation hopes and notches up 4straight wins for me so far, which to be fair should be added on my 22 match inbeaten run.

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