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Considering they just won the FA Cup and have carved out a comfortable niche for themselves at the top of the Premiership its easy to forget that the men in Manchester City jerseys spent most of the 1990’s languishing the second division. If the last two minutes of this promotion play-off had gone according to plan for Gillingham, the Premiership would be a very different place today.

And the Penalty shootout….

Posted by: Matthew Wall, editor, soccerprose.com


About the author: Matthew Wall


I've played soccer since I could walk thanks to my father and love keeping up on all the latest gear and gab. I'm in my twenties, and I'm lucky enough to have found work in search marketing for a leading soccer retailer after completing my M.A. at Georgetown in 2008. My team is Liverpool, and national side is Ireland, but I've also got a passion for GAA and a number of sports. Feel free to give me a shout on Google+


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