Originally Posted by Breaker
I know most City supporters won't agree but I still think Hughes is a decent manager. Did well to get us to Europa League quarterfinal where we really dominated Hamburg and were unlucky not to advance, haven't seen a performance in Europe like that since. He needs to get rid of Bowen though if he wants to step up a level as a manager, Bowen's defensive organisation is unbelievably poor and disjointed.
Meanwhile Barton brings the comedy of the day, McClaren would be proud
Hughes has always done better when he's had limited resources (Blackburn, Wales, Fulham) than when he's been given a chequebook.