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So they might finally win the Champions League, a tournament that they have been instrumental in making absolutely pointless as of last night.

What a perfect encapsulation of a truly disgusting project
 

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So they might finally win the Champions League, a tournament that they have been instrumental in making absolutely pointless as of last night.

What a perfect encapsulation of a truly disgusting project
Just for once put your obsessive hateful pointscoring of City to one side and see the bigger picture.
United's own legend ex-players can do it but not you.
 

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Just for once put your obsessive hateful pointscoring of City to one side and see the bigger picture.
United's own legend ex-players can do it but not you.
:lol: its a separate and completely worthy point. They've pumped billions into winning a trophy that they are now at the forefront of making irrelevant. Poetic justice at its very best, unfortunately occurring in terrible circumstance.

Man City accelerated this process more than anybody and if you were ever their happy little cheerleader you're reaping the rewards now
 

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:lol: its a separate and completely worthy point. They've pumped billions into winning a trophy that they are now at the forefront of making irrelevant. Poetic justice at its very best, unfortunately occurring in terrible circumstance.

Man City accelerated this process more than anybody and if you were ever their happy little cheerleader you're reaping the rewards now
It's nothing of the sort.
It's your laughing hyena like attempt to deflect from a shameful attempted cashgrab that both of our clubs are complicit in by suggesting that City have made it inevitable that the Old Money Clubs should respond in this fashion.
 

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:lol: its a separate and completely worthy point. They've pumped billions into winning a trophy that they are now at the forefront of making irrelevant. Poetic justice at its very best, unfortunately occurring in terrible circumstance.

Man City accelerated this process more than anybody and if you were ever their happy little cheerleader you're reaping the rewards now
Gonna be hilarious when you win the Europa you've now rendered useless after pissing all over Matt Busby's legacy too. We're in this together sunshine, its kinda sad when United in particular are at the forefront of this and all you can do is still take shots at City but you're the definition of bitter like you claim City fans to be. Its like bully who finds out his mom's been banging the next door neighbours dad and makes fun of the kid next door for it.

We'll both be supporting Sligo Rovers next season, get ready for the fun.
 

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I would say that United started the slippery slope when they floated on the stock exchange.

Next came the Premier League.

And now the ESL.

Invite the money men in and this is where it ends up.
 

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It's nothing of the sort.
It's your laughing hyena like attempt to deflect from a shameful attempted cashgrab that both of our clubs are complicit in by suggesting that City have made it inevitable that the Old Money Clubs should respond in this fashion.
Gonna be hilarious when you win the Europa you've now rendered useless after pissing all over Matt Busby's legacy too. We're in this together sunshine, its kinda sad when United in particular are at the forefront of this and all you can do is still take shots at City but you're the definition of bitter like you claim City fans to be. Its like bully who finds out his mom's been banging the next door neighbours dad and makes fun of the kid next door for it.

We'll both be supporting Sligo Rovers next season, get ready for the fun.
We're patently in the same boat. I've been pretty vocal in my disgust and will absolutely stop following United if this goes ahead.

You don't like it of course, but away from the broad horrible problem, there is the hilarity of project Abu Dhabi reaching its long held goal, the one guardiola sold himself out for, as it becomes utterly pointless. It's almost shakespearian.

Seeing city fans moan about sporting merit is almost too rich to take.
 

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I posted this in may 2018, 3 years ago. Course it was just bitterness.

'Their spending is absolutely disgusting. Every team has to try match it. United will, Chelsea will, klopp has already changed his entire philosophy, Tottenham need to try stay in top 4 arsenal need to tryy match Tottenham and if English clubs emerge as top in Europe over the next few years then Europe's clubs will have to outspend too

City have completely skewed the criteria required to aim for and try maintain success and have directed clubs in a direction that is unsustainable. They and their Dubai money are a plague on British football and when the post mortems are being written, trying to pinpoint why football lost so many fans and became just another sport, city will have been the main causative factor.'
 

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I posted this in may 2018, 3 years ago. Course it was just bitterness.

'Their spending is absolutely disgusting. Every team has to try match it. United will, Chelsea will, klopp has already changed his entire philosophy, Tottenham need to try stay in top 4 arsenal need to tryy match Tottenham and if English clubs emerge as top in Europe over the next few years then Europe's clubs will have to outspend too

City have completely skewed the criteria required to aim for and try maintain success and have directed clubs in a direction that is unsustainable. They and their Dubai money are a plague on British football and when the post mortems are being written, trying to pinpoint why football lost so many fans and became just another sport, city will have been the main causative factor.'
It was nonsense then and its nonsense now. Yet again blaming City for United being run by feckwits who first turned ye into a Europa club and then sold ye out in a heart beat. Its sad. Your Ed and the Glazers were looking to turn football into the fecking NFL long before City. But hey enjoy your excuse.
 

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It was nonsense then and its nonsense now. Yet again blaming City for United being run by feckwits who first turned ye into a Europa club and then sold ye out in a heart beat. Its sad. Your Ed and the Glazers were looking to turn football into the fecking NFL long before City. But hey enjoy your excuse.
You can't accept any reality about the middle East state you support without talking about United. Its pathetic. I can. I can and do recognise Uniteds huge failings and have contempt for them now and Woodward for years. Youve simply never been able to separate the two just because of utter denial. City played a huge part in ruining the sport and once they danced around ffp this was inevitable

Not much point discussing it any more as the game is pointless now. But you go enjoy winning the competition you've burned to the ground. Ill be laughing at how right i was
 

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It was nonsense then and its nonsense now. Yet again blaming City for United being run by feckwits who first turned ye into a Europa club and then sold ye out in a heart beat. Its sad. Your Ed and the Glazers were looking to turn football into the fecking NFL long before City. But hey enjoy your excuse.
Your lot are no better.
 

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:lol: its a separate and completely worthy point. They've pumped billions into winning a trophy that they are now at the forefront of making irrelevant. Poetic justice at its very best, unfortunately occurring in terrible circumstance.

Man City accelerated this process more than anybody and if you were ever their happy little cheerleader you're reaping the rewards now
If anything, it's been reported that Liverpool, Arsenal and Utd accelerated it.
 

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If anything, it's been reported that Liverpool, Arsenal and Utd accelerated it.
Yes once city exploded the game, mocked ffp and made it impossible for barca real Juve and Milan clubs to dream of catching them from here. So what do you want me to say that Uniteds owners are vile scum and ill support full boycott if this happens? Already done.

City fans can't ever seem to reconcile how much their 'club' destroyed the sport and 'merit' without turning it into a conversation about United.

The years of denial and giddily celebrating abu Dhabi fc have come home to roost
 

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Yes once city exploded the game, mocked ffp and made it impossible for barca real Juve and Milan clubs to dream of catching them from here. So what do you want me to say that Uniteds owners are vile scum and ill support full boycott if this happens? Already done.

City fans can't ever seem to reconcile how much their 'club' destroyed the sport and 'merit' without turning it into a conversation about United.

The years of denial and giddily celebrating abu Dhabi fc have come home to roost
This one put equal blame on both clubs and asked you to stop your tiresome sniping fir a day or two at least but that's seemingly beyond you.
 

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This one put equal blame on both clubs and asked you to stop your tiresome sniping fir a day or two at least but that's seemingly beyond you.
It's over now. You can stop worrying about it.

Im glad i was proven right and that abu Dhabi fc never won the CL when it was important. They'll be in their element now with the new plastic tournament
 

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Poor city fans. They were already going pants-on-head mental trying to balance the idea of being an oil state funded title purchasing machine while simultaneously also somehow being The Little Engine That Could. Now they have to turn on the owners that have bought every bit of their success and who they know they'd be nothing and nowhere without.

The Bluemoon meltdown makes the likes of us and RAWK look like our teams have had a bit of a shit result against Palace or someone by comparison. :lol:
 

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what on earth are city doing getting involved in this by the way?
There’s enough other big clubs not involved for city not to feel pressured to get involved
The owners don’t need the money so why have they made this play? Potentially driving a wedge between them and supporters and sabotaging the best chance they’ve had at winning the Champions League.

Furthermore, they’re joining hands with clubs who spent years trying to stop their spending.

Utter morons.. a what an absolute own goal here.
 

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what on earth are city doing getting involved in this by the way?
There’s enough other big clubs not involved for city not to feel pressured to get involved
The owners don’t need the money so why have they made this play? Potentially driving a wedge between them and supporters and sabotaging the best chance they’ve had at winning the Champions League.

Furthermore, they’re joining hands with clubs who spent years trying to stop their spending.

Utter morons.. a what an absolute own goal here.
City don't need money, but their owners want exposure which being in this SL will provide more of than the current CL.

As for other big clubs, will not count them as some examples yet. PSG could simply be delaying as they do not want to jeopardize that WC in Qatar. They could always join later, afterall three positions are still vacant and they certainly have not denounced this deciaion from my knowledge.

Bayern could well be joining as well, the structure of the club could be what is stopping them for now, at least according to the German posters I saw, so who knows.

The problems have been there for a while now, people just pretended to not see it, now the curtain has been ripped off and we are seeing the greed and corruption that was there all along.

The sad part is both sides are terrible, and the fans are getting shafted as always.
 

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You can't accept any reality about the middle East state you support without talking about United. Its pathetic. I can. I can and do recognise Uniteds huge failings and have contempt for them now and Woodward for years. Youve simply never been able to separate the two just because of utter denial. City played a huge part in ruining the sport and once they danced around ffp this was inevitable

Not much point discussing it any more as the game is pointless now. But you go enjoy winning the competition you've burned to the ground. Ill be laughing at how right i was
Your so bitter that your in the City thread trying to push the blame of Ed Woodward turning you into a cash prostitute for the Glazers you're trying to blame City, cry me a river. You came in here and posted your 3 year old post trying to say United were forced to this. I quoted it and it got the response it deserved. Liverpool like victim mentality.

Like you are learning the hard way with your club now and should have when Ed started pimping you out as City fans have said for years, your club aren't your owners and your owners aren't your club. We are owned by a murderer and dictator but he isn't our club. You are owned by leeches and a pimp selling you out for those leeches they aren't your club.

Suck it up sunshine, you might as well laugh you've been crying like a spoiled child having his toy taken away for the past 10 years. Ed Woodward and FSG that pushed this along with Arsenal, ironic, when two clubs whose match fixing got the other one in the league in the first place.

Your shit stinks the same as everyone elses but keep saying "United are wrong but City caused this". The fact this shit is going on and you feel the need to come in and take digs when fans should be united against this muck is proof enough. Probably a liverpool supporter in the 80's with these levels of blame and that kind of whataboutery.
 

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what on earth are city doing getting involved in this by the way?
There’s enough other big clubs not involved for city not to feel pressured to get involved
The owners don’t need the money so why have they made this play? Potentially driving a wedge between them and supporters and sabotaging the best chance they’ve had at winning the Champions League.

Furthermore, they’re joining hands with clubs who spent years trying to stop their spending.

Utter morons.. a what an absolute own goal here.
Same as everyone else its a power grab not a money grab. Its about control.
 

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Same as everyone else its a power grab not a money grab. Its about control.
City don't need money, but their owners want exposure which being in this SL will provide more of than the current CL.

As for other big clubs, will not count them as some examples yet. PSG could simply be delaying as they do not want to jeopardize that WC in Qatar. They could always join later, afterall three positions are still vacant and they certainly have not denounced this deciaion from my knowledge.

Bayern could well be joining as well, the structure of the club could be what is stopping them for now, at least according to the German posters I saw, so who knows.

The problems have been there for a while now, people just pretended to not see it, now the curtain has been ripped off and we are seeing the greed and corruption that was there all along.

The sad part is both sides are terrible, and the fans are getting shafted as always.
But city don’t need power and exposure. They’ve got it. They’re cleaning up trophies every season, growing their fanbase in the process. Can spend what they want. They shat on the FFP. What more control do they want?

With United Arsenal Inter Milan etc you can see they’ve lost control and been in the shit for a few years but city didn’t need this.

There seems to be this idea the the SL is going to open new eyes and exposure to football. It isn’t. Football is massive. The massive tournaments are the World Cup, champions league and premier league. The super league is tin pot in comparison to that.
 

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Your so bitter that your in the City thread trying to push the blame of Ed Woodward turning you into a cash prostitute for the Glazers you're trying to blame City, cry me a river. You came in here and posted your 3 year old post trying to say United were forced to this. I quoted it and it got the response it deserved. Liverpool like victim mentality.

Like you are learning the hard way with your club now and should have when Ed started pimping you out as City fans have said for years, your club aren't your owners and your owners aren't your club. We are owned by a murderer and dictator but he isn't our club. You are owned by leeches and a pimp selling you out for those leeches they aren't your club.

Suck it up sunshine, you might as well laugh you've been crying like a spoiled child having his toy taken away for the past 10 years. Ed Woodward and FSG that pushed this along with Arsenal, ironic, when two clubs whose match fixing got the other one in the league in the first place.

Your shit stinks the same as everyone elses but keep saying "United are wrong but City caused this". The fact this shit is going on and you feel the need to come in and take digs when fans should be united against this muck is proof enough. Probably a liverpool supporter in the 80's with these levels of blame and that kind of whataboutery.
You're just making stuff up now. For how many years have you buried your head in the sand and rationalised and reasoned and used every trick in the book. Eg im hardly going to talk about Woodward in here am i? I hate our owners elsewhere. But you want to deflect as usual. United weren't forced anywhere and I don't claim they were. Deflecting again.

But i believe and have every right to and am not alone in this, that the disgusting piece of shit club you've played cheerleader for with your hands over your eyes made this more possible than it ever could have been. Your saving grace now is that the other clubs are run by pieces of shit too and you get to pretend we were all in the same boat since you sold your soul.

I know that i had some principles and followed United with my eyes open. My attitudes changed hugely in 2013 when Ferguson left and Woodward took over. You and every newfound city fan like you spent a decade deflecting and doing mental gymnastics because you liked the shiny toys you were getting.