TWELVE years on and Paul Dickov is still being pestered to pose for a group picture and sign autographs by Manchester City supporters old and young.
Manchester City assistant manager David Platt has urged his players not to let the occasion get the better of them when they try to end a 35-year trophy drought by lifting the FA Cup.
MANCHESTER CITY manager Roberto Mancini acknowledged it was "important we start to win" after the club's first trophy since 1976.
IT MIGHT not be a case of Sheikhing the English game to its very foundations just yet, but the Mansour money is turning Manchester City into medal winners again.
Peter Crouch's own goal was enough to send Manchester City into the Champions League
MUCH-MALIGNED Mario Balotelli has shown his caring side just weeks after throwing darts at youth players from a window at Manchester City's training ground.
Roberto Mancini is not convinced Manchester City's surprise defeat at Everton will have a major effect on their Champions League qualification hopes - but it has cost him a chance to rest players ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final against Stoke City.
Manchester City kept themselves firmly on course for Champions League qualification with victory over West Ham at Eastlands.
MANCHESTER City great Colin Bell has told fans to stop "degrading" the club by singing songs about the Munich air crash.
Edin DZEKO believes he is on an upward curve with Manchester City after scoring his first goal in ten attempts in the Barclays Premier League.
Peter Crouch insists all the pressure is on Manchester City in the race for fourth despite Tottenham's failure to draw level with their rivals after Wednesday night's thrilling north London derby.
Manchester City 1
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Manchester United's hopes of the treble ended in dramatic fashion at Wembley against Manchester City.
FA Cup semi-final
At Wembley, today, kick-off 5.15pm
TV: Live on ITV 1 digital and cable
Roberto MANCINI has called on Mario Balotelli to become a Manchester City hero this weekend.
Carroll (13, 35), Kuyt (34)
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RECORD signing Andy Carroll scored his first Liverpool goals since his £35 million January transfer as Kenny Dalglish's side breezed past Manchester City 3-0 at Anfield last night to give themselves hope of salvaging a place in Europe next season.
SCOTLAND midfielder Charlie Adam has been shortlisted for the Professional Footballers' Association player of the year award in England.