Date: 3rd January 2013 at 7:38pm
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You can always rely on to give us all something to laugh about, even on a quiet Thursday afternoon. Pictures of Roberto Mancini ‘dancing’ round the training pitch with a handful of Mario Balotelli’s bib have been all over the news as City still don’t seem to realise it’s time to erect a fence around their training ground- or maybe jettison the Italian striker.

These scenes are nothing new to the circus over at the Blue half of Manchester….

Kevin Keegan clashes with Danny Tiatto against Norwich

Kevin Keegan clashes with Danny Tiatto against Norwich

January 2002 manager Kevin Keegan wrestles with Danny Tiatto after the Aussie is sent off during a game against at Maine Road.






January 2013 manager Roberto wrestles with Mario during training.

Roberto Mancini and Mario Balotelli clash during training.

Roberto and Mario clash during training.

Maybe former Chief Executive Garry Cook had a point when he declared of City:

  has always been at the heart of what this club is all about……”