City chairman leaves past behind

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Manchester City chairman Khaldoon al Mubarak believes Sunday's remarkable title triumph at the Etihad Stadium has consigned the phrase "typical City" to the dustbin.

For four decades, the Blues became the epitome of failure. The combination of having to live in the giant shadow of Manchester United, coupled with a enduring capacity to capitulate at moments of greatest pressure, created an special aura around a club whose fans used to glory in their misery.

In roaring back to score twice in injury time to snatch a Premier League title so many felt was slipping away against QPR, chairman Khaldoon believes history has been rewritten. "Maybe some people imagined it was 'typical City'. We are not typical City. We have destroyed that thought," he told

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