City at Wimbledon weekend
- Fri 17 Jun 2011, 11:01AM
- Posted by David Clayton
Wimbledon begins on Monday and to celebrate the start of the greatest tennis tournament in the world, we’re bringing you ‘City at Wimbledon’.
The links between the Blues and SW19 are stronger than you might think, and to get you in the mood for your strawberries and cream, we’ve trawled through our recent and distant past to bring you a fascinating series of features.
Shay Given, Pablo Zabaleta, Nigel de Jong and Carlos Tevez all show their tennis skills in various videos, while we compare the Centre Court to the City of Manchester Stadium with some stunning graphics packed with facts and figures.
And did you know a former City player was once a Wimbledon champion? Also, find out the real reason the Blues’ club cat is called Wimbydon.
All the above plus the football teams the top tennis players follow, City and Tennis in pictures, City v Wimbledon past history and a comparison between the food eaten during a season at Eastlands and the Wimbledon Championships.
Anyone for tennis..?