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Boxing thrives on hype. From men jumping over cars to attack their opponent, to sinking their gnashers into unguarded legs at the now infamous head-to-head events.

Isn’t it just typical of City’s frustrating season that we’ve seen such a belated upturn in form?

Given people have finally stopped sending in emails about how Alex Neil’s name should be pronounced, it’s nice the same discussion doesn’t have to come up with Alex Pritchard.

Norwich

It’s not every day you win a game when you haven’t managed an effort on target, but that’s exactly what Norwich did last Friday when they beat title hopefuls Brighton 2-0 at Carrow Road.

Norwich

It’s more than three years since Chris Hughton was told to clear his desk at Carrow Road.

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The biggest question over Wes Hoolahan used to be – can he play wide left? Then it became, is Wes a luxury?

US Federal Reserve

I suspect that many of us had to pinch ourselves when the final whistle blew at Deepdale after such a lacklustre showing against Fulham – but nevertheless it was good to see City record an away win, even if they suffered the customary wobble after Preston pulled a goal back, predictably enough from a free header at a set-piece.

Baseball had it all. It had Babe Ruth, it had one of sport’s greatest quotes (say it ain’t so, Joe). It had notoriety, glamour, history.

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