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Season 2010/11

The season in pictures: August

  • 31 May 2011 10:43
  • Posted by Tim Oscroft

The season that ended in such in glory started with this stylish call-to-arms billboard featuring the boss and the squad near Eastlands.

There was still transfer business to be done, and James Milner arrived in the week after the Barclays Premier League campaign had kicked off, with Stevie Ireland going the other way to Villa Park.

James milner signing presser

Roberto Mancini was keen to show off the players he had already brought through the door, with everyone getting the numbers they had wanted, Yaya opting for the answer to life, the universe, and everything...

Roberto shows off his latest signings at the open day in aug pre season

City came through a potentially tricky trip to Romania in the Europa League unscathed, thanks to a debut goal from Mario Balotelli, with Carlos Tevez leading by example, a phrase we were happy to use many times in 2010/11.

Timosoara Action from Tevez

Your eyes have not deceived you, Nigel de Jong did not get on the score sheet until early May! The Dutch destroyer and Adam Johnson are celebrating their part in a sublime move that opened up Liverpool's defence, quite literally, like a can of sardines allowing Gareth Barry to slot the ball home.

First premiership game v liverpool 3 nil win

City timed their excellent win over the five-times European champions to perfection, with the club's owner, His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, choosing the ideal time to see the Blues in action for himself.

Roberto Meets the Sheik after the Liverpool win

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