Today we are champions of England the phrase ‘typical City’ has been buried for ever.
And what an epitaph those two words were given in a season where records fell to Roberto Mancini’s men like so many leaves in an autumn tempest.
In the end the margin of success over closest rivals United was goal difference but few would deny this was the year of the sky blues from start to glorious finish.
Eighteen home wins and one draw were the bedrock on which this first top flight title in 44 years was built.Read full match report
Barclays Premier League
As of: 13 May 2012, 5:38 PMView full league table
- Duration: 96 minutes
- Home possession: 81%
- Away possession: 19%
- Home: 15
- Away: 3
- Home: 4
- Away: 7
- Home: 1
- Away: 1