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Match of the Season: City v Newcastle 1996

Match of the Season: City v Newcastle 1996
Kevin Keegan’s Newcastle United – dubbed ‘The Entertainers’ by the media - rolled into Maine Road with most of the nation willing them to keep winning games in order to stay ahead of Manchester United in the race for the Premiership title.

In the build-up to the game, United supporters had claimed that the Blues would 'roll over' in order to help the Geordies in their quest, but, of course, this would be anything but the case, as ensuing events would prove. In fact, history has shown that whenever the Reds needed a favour from City, for some reason, the Blues always seemed to deliver.

Read here: Match of the Season '96.

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