City were staring at the abyss. Forty-four years absent a top-flight title, the Citizens had allowed a ten-man Queens Park Rangers side to take a 2-1 lead. Their archrivals, the hated and feared Manchester United, had one hand on the title. Minutes were left. And the fans seemed to know the jig was up. This was the same old Manchester City, the team that loses games on the final day, the team that breaks their fans’ hearts, the team that reduces grown men to tears. Some of them had already started the bitter file out onto the concrete concourse of the Etihad, getting ready for a grim stroll past the supermarket, past the council houses, and back into despair. Magic does exist in this world. Sometimes we don’t see it, but there are small things that people do for one another to make lives better. And sometimes, magic erupts on a scale that leaves us breathless and in wonder. Whether or not today qualifies as a miracle, I’ll let you adjudge, but if you need proof of the capricious ways of the universe and its capacity to bring joy, you need look no further than the final three minutes at… Read full this story
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