Sunday 1 May 2011
In his 93rd appearance for City, popular Dutch midfielder Nigel de Jong finally scores his first goal for City.
De Jong struck a ball from outside the box that somehow found its way through several bodies and into the corner of the West Ham net – the goal almost lifted the roof off the City of Manchester Stadium and the Blues go on to win 2-1.
Saturday 1 May 2010
City recover from a goal down to beat Aston Villa 3-1 at the Etihad.
Carlos Tevez levels on 41 minutes from the penalty spot and Emmanuel Adebayor scores again two minutes later to send Roberto Mancini’s side in 2-1 up at the break. Craig Bellamy scores a third in the last minute to secure a 3-1 victory.
Saturday 1 May 2004
Paulo Wanchope scores a vital second-half winner against Newcastle which moves Kevin Keegan’s men six points clear of the drop zone.
After two promising seasons back in the Premier League, City had become embroiled in a relegation dog-fight, primarily with Leeds. City finally managed to pull clear and all-but guarantee safety with a 1-0 win over Newcastle.
Leeds' 4-1 loss to Bolton the following day confirmed City’s top-flight status barring a 30-goal and six-point swing in the final two fixtures!
City Women fall to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Doncaster Rovers Belles in the Continental Cup.
Despite dominating possession in the second half and creating a hatful of chances, Nick Cushing's side are unable to recover from 2-0 down, with Toni Duggan's injury-time strike proving too little, too late.
The Manchester City Women's Official Supporters Club welcomes its 100th member.
Having launched in the February, the OSC reaches the milestone in super-quick time, mirroring the rise of women's football.