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Simon Jordan has just said that last night Manchester City played the best football he has ever seen. Whilst I often disagree with what Jordan says I feel he is right on this.
I know this isn't Brentford related, other than we are playing them soon, but what I saw last night was a thing of beauty
 

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Yeah they play absolutely beautiful football ….I know everyone goes on about the money and pep has it easy but he still has to get that team to play how he wants …and Phil Foden is an amazing talent for me he reminds me of Gazza who was a magician
 

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Crazy that last night they:

- Started Silva, Mahrez, Sterling
- Had Grealish, De Bruyne and Foden as unused subs
- Could easily have started Jesus, Palmer and Torres and still won the game

Crazy depth in just that one part of the pitch alone.

There would be no shame in being on the end of a tonking against these, but of course there’s always the chance of an upset.
 
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Yeah they play absolutely beautiful football ….I know everyone goes on about the money and pep has it easy but he still has to get that team to play how he wants …and Phil Foden is an amazing talent for me he reminds me of Gazza who was a magician
....my son's pre season wish was to watch Foden and De Bruyne at BCS....my wish is to watch his face on the 28th....Colin Bell was my hero as a boy....strange how history repeats itself....Man City are a joy to watch....total football.
 

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....my son's pre season wish was to watch Foden and De Bruyne at BCS....my wish is to watch his face on the 28th....Colin Bell was my hero as a boy....strange how history repeats itself....Man City are a joy to watch....total football.
hope they are both injured tbf
 

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For all their money their success is as much down to having a clear strategy and plan on how to run the club on and off the pitch. In stark contrast to Manu and the likes of PSG.

Not signing Ronaldo was one of the smartest moves they have made recently as well.
 

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....my son's pre season wish was to watch Foden and De Bruyne at BCS....my wish is to watch his face on the 28th....Colin Bell was my hero as a boy....strange how history repeats itself....Man City are a joy to watch....total football.
Isn’t the game on the 29th?
 

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For all their money their success is as much down to having a clear strategy and plan on how to run the club on and off the pitch. In stark contrast to Manu and the likes of PSG.

Not signing Ronaldo was one of the smartest moves they have made recently as well.
they would have 100 goals by now with Ronaldo up top
 

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I probably am in the minority, but I find them boring to watch. It's just pass, pass, pass, pass, pass, score...against a block of ten men just sitting back. Then it's just a question of will it be 4 or 5. I like watching football where it is a contest, I.e. you don't know who is going to win and it's evenly matched. Most of their games aren't that at all...I just don't find it interesting.

Very good team mind...as mentioned above, it wasn't just the money, it was the fact that they knew how to use it well.
 

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I probably am in the minority, but I find them boring to watch. It's just pass, pass, pass, pass, pass, score...against a block of ten men just sitting back. Then it's just a question of will it be 4 or 5. I like watching football where it is a contest, I.e. you don't know who is going to win and it's evenly matched. Most of their games aren't that at all...I just don't find it interesting.

Very good team mind...as mentioned above, it wasn't just the money, it was the fact that they knew how to use it well.
In part it’s because so many opponents think the only thing to do is park the bus if they want to avoid a hiding. Palace were more adventurous in being ready to counter and got a good win at the Etihad. If we play as we did against Liverpool and Chelsea we should believe we have a chance. If we do that and they win 0-3 it’d be no disgrace.
 

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“I know it’s not Brentford related but I will put it in general bees discussion anyway “


You know that’s how Hitler started. :nono:
 

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Does Jordan know Guardiola managed Barca and Bayern?

Both were better sides from 1>11.
 

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Does Jordan know Guardiola managed Barca and Bayern?

Both were better sides from 1>11.
Otoh, Guardiola is surely an even better coach than he was back then.

While neither Barca or Bayern faced the same challenges, week-in week-out which a top PL team faces these days.
 

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I have a 'disliking' of Man City which stems from our FA cup defeat to them in 1997 .
A number of Man city fans had taken over the Blue Anchor pub in Staines the night before the match, what started off as good natured banter quickly turned into handbags 👜.
And I agree with the comment that they are boring to watch, football more suited to the chinstroker fan.
Hope we stuff them ( Bees score in the first 5 minutes, then backs to the wall for remaining 85 :owusu:).
 

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I have a 'disliking' of Man City which stems from our FA cup defeat to them in 1997 .
A number of Man city fans had taken over the Blue Anchor pub in Staines the night before the match, what started off as good natured banter quickly turned into handbags 👜.
And I agree with the comment that they are boring to watch, football more suited to the chinstroker fan.
Hope we stuff them ( Bees score in the first 5 minutes, then backs to the wall for remaining 85 :owusu:).
Probably worth us watching Palace’s game at the Etihad.
 

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On 62m 10s during this evening’s FA Cup game, a Swindon player was running with the ball into the City half. City were 3-0 up at the time. Rodri, with no hope of tackling his opponent pushed him over with both hands. A blatant, cynical foul. Against a journeyman 4th division footballer 🙄

Not for the first time since Pep has been in charge have City shown their complete lack of class and integrity.
 
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