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7: Goats

9/12/2019
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The team are joined by Chris Reeve from Talk Norwich City to look in-depth at the dangers the Canaries pose for Pep Guardiola's side, while we also assess why there is a disconnect between City fans and the Champions League. Howard Hockin looks at Vincent Kompany's testimonial and we look at Phil Foden's opportunities in the coming weeks.

Duration:01:02:30

6: Plum on a Plate

9/5/2019
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We look at the talking points from the win over Brighton, plus how City will cope without Aymeric Laporte after his knee surgery. Rob Wilson looks back at 2009-10 in the first of a new series, while we also speak to Terry Cooke to get his City memories.

Duration:01:01:22

5: Fuddy Duddy Luddites

8/29/2019
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VAR is still causing City fans problems, while Ady Packham from Albion Roar gives us the inside track on Saturday's opposition. Sean Blinkhorn has some in-depth analysis of the EDS team and Howard Hockin looks at how another sport successfully uses new technology. There's also time to discuss finances, as City's near-neighbours Bury are expelled from the football league.

Duration:01:06:32

4: Stealth Berting

8/22/2019
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After the 2-2 draw with Tottenham, we're putting VAR in the spotlight: How can we make it clearer what's happening? How can we implement the system better? How can City stop having last-minute goals against Spurs ruled out? There's also a preview of the match with Bournemouth with Jeff Hayward from the Back of the Net podcast - and we discuss facial recognition software.

Duration:01:01:36

3: The Final Bastion of Fair Play and Democracy

8/15/2019
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David Mooney, Leon Mike and Jack Gaughan review City's win at West Ham, discuss the impact of VAR - and find out what happened when Andy Morrison "licked" Stan Collymore.

Duration:01:03:42

2: Pronunciation Guesswork

8/8/2019
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David Mooney and father-and-son duo Tony and Richard Burns discuss the Community Shield victory and the transfer window deals, while former City and West Ham midfielder Ian Bishop previews the opening Premier League game. We look at City's spending, plus hear from international fans.

Duration:01:06:41

1: Singing the Soundtrack to Les Mis

8/1/2019
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For the first show of the season, @StatCity Adam Carter and the MEN's Simon Bajkowski joins David Mooney to review pre-season. Former Premier League ref Mark Halsey explains the law changes for this season, while the Anfield Wrap's Neil Atkinson helps us preview the tie with Liverpool. Howard Hockin is distracted by off-the-pitch goings on - and we also examine the expectations for the new campaign.

Duration:00:59:29

47: Wembley 1999: 20th Anniversary Special

5/29/2019
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Twenty years on from Manchester City's remarkable comeback against Gillingham in the third tier playoff final, David Mooney has spoken to all of the squad from that day - plus manager Joe Royle, coach Willie Donachie, and chairman David Bernstein.

Duration:01:33:04

46: Blinded Fanboys

5/22/2019
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The team discuss the player of the season, one of the best goals the Etihad has seen, the departure of a legend, FFP, and how the media views the club.

Duration:01:24:27

45: Not Good Enough for Fish and Chips

5/16/2019
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Manchester City's back-to-back titles is the main talking point for David Mooney, Richard Burns and Paul Atherton - but there's plenty more going on this week. Guillem Balague explains why Pep Guardiola is happy in Manchester and looks at the reaction to one game that helped the team win the league, while Howard Hockin looks at the media attention following the game at Brighton. We also look at the Allez Allez Allez chants, plus City's response to the FFP allegations and referral.

Duration:01:04:24

44: The Best Man and the Binoculars

5/12/2019
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David Mooney is joined by Richard Burns outside the Etihad Stadium, following Manchester City's 4-1 win at Brighton to secure the Premier League title, for a special edition of the Blue Moon Podcast - celebrating the team's first ever back-to-back league championship victories.

Duration:00:32:13

43: The Man with the Innocent Face

5/9/2019
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After Manchester City's 1-0 win over Leicester, they are one win away from retaining the Premier League title. On this week's show, we're previewing the match at Brighton - plus looking at Vincent Kompany's impact on Monday's game. We hear from Guardian cartoonist David Squires about satirising the Premier League, while Sean Blinkhorn looks at the campaign the EDS has had.

Duration:01:04:59

42: A Bit More Oomph

5/2/2019
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Just 29.51mm were enough for Manchester City to secure the points at Turf Moor - and David Mooney is joined by @StatCity, Adam Carter, and Esteemed Kompany, Steven McInerney to get through the talking points. We're also discussing FA Cup Final ticket prices, as some City fans are choosing not to go because they're too expensive, and previewing the final home match of the season, as Leicester come to the Etihad. Howard Hockin's back, talking about the team's mental strength.

Duration:01:05:34

41: Evil Smile

4/25/2019
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Three wins will take the title for Manchester City - and David Mooney, KC and Gaz are taking a look at the last week for the club, as they took six points from Tottenham and Manchester United. Eyal Berkovic and Nicolas Anelka speak to the show, we preview the trip to Burnley and we take a look at Leroy Sane, John Stones, and Bernardo Silva.

Duration:00:59:18

40: Maradona and Negouai

4/18/2019
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The Quadruple dream might be over, but there's plenty to still fight for this season - so David Mooney is joined by Manchester City fans Richard Burns and Paul Atherton to provide the pick-me-up. Where did it go wrong against Spurs and how much blame goes on the referee and VAR? All the answers are inside this week's show. Chris Bird gives us more insight from the City boardroom in the late 1990s, while Howard Hockin asks if football is really worth the hassle. Plus we remember some players...

Duration:01:01:09

39: Feet Too Big for Penalties

4/11/2019
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After a disappointing result at Tottenham in the Champions League, David Mooney is joined by ESPN's Jonathan Smith and former Manchester City striker Leon Mike to address the issues. The team analyse that European defeat, plus the win over Brighton in the FA Cup semi-final. We're talking pressure - and how to cope with it, plus former we hear from the former Chief Operating Officer at City, Chris Bird, about his time at the club in the early 2000s. There's also discussion on the coming match...

Duration:01:04:32

38: Sick in a Kaleidoscope

4/4/2019
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After a pair of 2-0 wins, David Mooney is joined by Manchester City fans Chris Higginbottom and Adam Keyworth to discuss the issues of the week and how the title race is shaping up. Historian Gary James talks about Bert Trautmann's impact at Maine Road, as The Keeper hits cinemas, while Howard Hockin looks at Benjamin Mendy's social life. We also preview the FA Cup semifinal with Brighton, and Flav from The Fighting Cock helps us look at City's visit to the new White Hart Lane.

Duration:01:03:43

37: Dinosaur Burps

3/28/2019
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As Manchester City return to Premier League action, David Mooney is joined by fans Kieran Clarke and Bob Toole to look ahead to matches with Fulham and Cardiff. They're helped by Fulhamish podcast's Farrell Monk and View from the Ninian's Scott Salter to get the inside track on this week's opposition. Actor John Henshaw discusses his new movie, The Keeper, all about Bert Trautmann's life, while Sean Blinkhorn looks at the current crop of scholars at the club. The topic of racism is also back...

Duration:01:04:14

36: 100 Asterisks

3/21/2019
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David Mooney is joined by Goal.com's Sam Lee and Mail Sport's Jack Gaughan to review Manchester City's win at Swansea. We're talking decisions, the left back situation, Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus's form, and we assess the quadruple hopes with a maximum of 15 games to go. We take a look back at City's 4-3 comeback at Spurs in 2004, plus Howard Hockin carries another warning from the future.

Duration:01:03:20

35: Hostage Situation

3/14/2019
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With offsides and VAR taking centre stage in Manchester City's two big wins this week, David Mooney is joined by City fan and blogger Richard Burns and One Football journalist Dan Burke to discuss the big talking points. We look at how the club are reported on, following stories - now knocked down - that Pep Guardiola would move to Juventus, plus we preview the coming match with Swansea in the FA Cup.

Duration:01:06:19