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City 100: Pep's on song and a Wembley wonder show

WE'VE GOT.... A beaming Pep Guardiola can't resist joining in with the travelling City fans in celebration after our Carabao Cup quarter-final win at Leicester

WE'VE GOT.... A beaming Pep Guardiola can't resist joining in with the travelling City fans in celebration after our Carabao Cup quarter-final win at Leicester

Ton up! In celebration of our City Centurions' remarkable, record-smashing season, we bring you the latest edition of our new summer feature...

With your help, we fondly recall '100 reasons to smile' from our sensational 2017/18 campaign, which ended in spectacular fashion as the Blues clinched an unprecedented 100 Premier League points.

Share your favourite memories from an incredible season - the awesome, the eye-catching; the heart-warming and pride-inducing - on Twitter @ManCity, no matter how big or small... and yours could be featured over the next four weeks.

Numbers 11 and 12...

11Pep's right on song

City fans are rightly renowned for the passion and there is no doubt their brilliant backing and infectious humour has also rubbed off on manager Pep Guardiola.

If proof were required, we need only reflect back to the memorable way Pep celebrated with another packed away City following after our thrilling Carabao Cup quarter-final win at Leicester back in December.

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A 4-3 win in a penalty shoot-out after 90 minutes and extra time had finished tied at 1-1 was another demonstration that as well as beautiful football, the Blues also possessed nerves of steel and endless depths of mental fortitude.

At the end Pep, as usual, went over to applaud the travelling fans who were clapping and singing: ‘We’ve got Guardiola’.

To the fans’ utter delight, Pep then decided to join in with the song too, orchestrating the City fans with great gusto as well as air-drumming and fist-pumping in time with the words.

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Leicester 1-1 City (3-4 on pens): Long highlights

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It was a golden moment that just further epitomised the unique bond between Pep, the players and our fans.

Altogether now: ‘We’ve got Guardiola, we’ve got….’

12Wembley wonder show

Selecting a stand-out game from a season that produced an endless stream of incredible displays is a thankless task.

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But both the manner and timing of our 3-1 league triumph away to Tottenham in April certainly merits special mention.

City had travelled down to the capital at the end of a tough 10 days, having exited the Champions League at the quarter-final stage as well as losing the Etihad derby to United.

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But if there were any questions about the Blues’ resolve they were answered once and for all with a quite mesmeric display against Spurs which featured some our finest football of the campaign, especially in a breathtaking first 45 minutes

The final scoreline was 3-1 in our favour with Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan (penalty) and Raheem Sterling all on target in a top-drawer display.

However, the real significance of the win came 24 hours later when, after United’s loss at home to West Brom, we were officially crowned 2017/18 Premier League champions.


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