We have one of the most negative fan bases in football

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  1. KS55

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    In the days of the old Kippax, there were always a group of old codgers standing at the back complaining about everything like...that Neil Young, not a patch on Doherty....bloody get stuck in etc. etc.
     
  2. bobbyowenquiff

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    So true. We had a fan called Stan near us (he was a legend) who said Bell was not fit to lace Doherty's boots and the atmosphere at Maine Road wasn't a patch on Hyde Road!
     
  3. nellyonthewing

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    I like to think we have an 'intelligent ','informed' rather than brainwashed ,unquestioning fanbase . That distinguished us as fans from others (rags) and yet some now see it as a threat.
     
  4. Abattoir Blue

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    You must sit in a different part of the ground to the one I sit in.

    Comments from the Everton game:

    "Guardiola you f*cking fraud"
    "F*ck back off to Spain you arrogant prick"
    "Sterling you run like a f*cking <insert homophobic insult here>, you useless tw*t"

    And so on. And on.
     
  5. Manchester33

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    We do have a negative fanbase compared to others. The likes of Liverpool are deluded into thinking they're still a big, relevant club. We're the opposite. A lot of our fans still can't seem to shrug this 'underdogs' mentality we had for years. Typical City is a thing of the past, yet some of us clutch onto it even still.

    One thing I can't understand is how we seem to have loads of fans now. People from abroad, loads more in Manchester walking about with shirts and merchandise on (compared to 15 years ago). Yet more seem to prefer watching the games at home or in the pub... We won't sell out Shaktar. We haven't sold out WBA away etc. Suddenly we have thousands of fans who want to go to Real Madrid in a semi final, where are you during the rest of the season?
     

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