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Season 2010/11

City v West Brom: Behind the scenes

  • 06 February 2011 13:12
  • Posted by Tim Oscroft

There was plenty going on off the field of play at our home date with West Brom.

Mike Summerbee with Jack, grandson of friend and team-mate Neil Young

Somerbee and jack neil youngs grandson on the pitch before the game

Outside the stadium, The Loungs got ready for their set in CitySquare with an early soundcheck. Love that guitar!

The loungs tune up pre gig at the city square

"Like the threads?" Roberto Mancini is in a jovial mood, or maybe he just does not fancy going out into the rain just yet.

Mancini in the tunnel

The team are back in the hutch, leaving kit men Steve and Brandon to tidy up ahead of kick off.

Steve Aziz and brandon the assistant kit men in action

Peace breaks out between the rival mascots - or so it seems. What lies behind those smiles?

Moones and westbrom Mascots

The fans paid a heartfelt and moving tribute to Neil Young with the iconic red-and-black scarves to the fore, and the lads on the pitch did their bit too with a fine win.

Neil young Tribute scarfs possible holding shot

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