And in the blink of an eye we were in November, and though the mercury in the barometer was dropping, the temperature hotted up out on the pitch with spectacular efforts like this in training.
Micah and Shaun took time out from visiting the brand-new CityStore in the Arndale to indulge in some old-school, retro computer gaming. Anyone for Chucky Egg?
We played United in three titanic tussles this season, and while we'll remember the final one forever, the first was a tense, goalless affair. Needless to say, Carlos Tevez gave it absolutely everything against his old club.
Pablo Zabaleta goals are rarer than hen's teeth, but when they do happen they are usually memorable, and here he celebrates his belter at Craven Cottage.
He's not just a great player who gives it everything, Pablo is also one of the nicest guys you could ever meet. As popular as ever with fans, the Argentinean won new friends when he dropped in at The Christie hospital's new patient treatment centre, including patient Michael Ambrose.
Christmas was just around the corner, and Gareth Barry helped promote City's involvement with the Wood Street Mission Appeal, which saw City fans donate toys and food for disadvantaged children and their families in Manchester.