posted on Sep, 7 2003 @ 08:07 AM
Manchester City boss Kevin Keegan has called on his carefully crafted squad to end 27 years of trophy hell.
After watching local rivals Liverpool and hated neighbours Manchester United each enjoy a decade of domestic dominance since their own side last
lifted any silverware, Blues' fans have turned patience into an art form.
However, with the move to Eastlands acting as a catalyst, there are clear signs that under Keegan, a giant is stirring and a return to the Cup-winning
days of Bell, Summerbee and Lee may not be too far away.
The 3-2 win over Blackburn last month briefly took the Blues top of the Premiership for the first time, and they currently occupy fourth spot in the
In addition, a UEFA Cup first-round tie with Belgian minnows Lokeren looks winnable and good runs in the FA Cup and the League Cup, the last trophy
City won back in 1976, are also anticipated.