Thursday 19 April 2018

City a joy to watch since Mancini axe

Ger Gilroy

Elsewhere in today's column, Diarmuid Lyng is talking about giving GAA teams full licence to express themselves without fear of failure and Donny Mahoney is telling you to make sure you watch the two greatest attacking minds of their generation go head-to-head in the NFL on Sunday night.

We love sport because we want to watch the best players attack and create. That's why this flawed Manchester City team have so much to recommend them and why I hope they crush Blackburn tonight.

Their slightly preposterous bid for four trophies will surely falter somewhere along the way -- most likely at the hands of Barcelona in the Champions League -- but their old-school commitment to trying to win games playing beautiful football is a welcome mini-revolution.

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