Exciting few weeks ahead for Man City fans, but nostalgia is the order of the day for one die-hard Blue
27.05.2023 - 06:27
Last weekend was a huge one for the blue half of the city. There will have been plenty of sore heads on Monday morning after Manchester City celebrated winning their third Premier League title in a row. It is a feat only matched by Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United in the modern era.
And they needn't put the Alka Selzer away just yet. They are closing in on matching Fergie's greatest achievement, now being just two games away from the same historic treble of trophies the Reds won in 1999.
Of course, there is the small matter of the first-ever Manchester derby FA Cup final next Saturday before the Champions League final between City and Inter Milan in Istanbul the following weekend.
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Just one of the City fans who is over the Blue Moon right now is none other than Mr Noel Gallagher. The Oasis songwriter and guitarist was at the Etihad to watch his beloved Blues lift the Premier League trophy after their match with Chelsea on Sunday.
Unfortunately, he won't be in Turkey for the culmination of the treble charge. He revealed this week that he had got his dates mixed up, and failed to factor in that the winter World Cup had elongated the season.
Assuming the final would be in May, Noel gave his people the go-ahead to schedule a gig in San Diego, California, that night as part of his North American tour.
He ruled out cancelling the show as he didn't want to let fans down, so has resigned himself to watching it in a sports bar instead, and, during a live radio phone-in, accepted the invitation of a member of the San Diego City Supporters Club to watch it with them.
However, Noel is looking back rather than forward on his latest album with his band the