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Mills hits out out KK.

On the eve of the season opener at home to West Brom, Danny Mills has lashed out at former manager Kevin Keegan, citing the lax discipline and the poor training methods under Keegan's reign as the reason he lost both his form and place in the City side during the second half of last season, before praising new boss Stuart Pearce, stating that the players are 'happier and working harder'.
Mills is expected to start tomorrow, but perhaps only due to the injury problems we have experienced leading upto the season. It is arguable that when we return to full strength as to whether Mills will be in the line-up.
I don't think this has done Mills any favours as he did become a target for the boo-boys last season and although there well documented problems at the end of the Keegan reign, it smacks of Mills trying to the lay the blame for his poor form on someone elses shoulders instead of his own. It also find it sad that he has chosen to look back on last season rather than focusing on the forthcoming one, and unfortunately it again leaves a tainted view of KK's time in charge.

Elsewhere, on the BBC sport website, Mark Lawrenson has tipped us to finish seventh this season, citing our strong defence and the arrival of Andy Cole and Darius Vassell to complement a fit Robbie Fowler.
Bit of a surprise this one for me as in the past Lawrenson has not always been complimentary about City but always good to read a favourable report I guess.
You never know, the MEN might even give us some good press soon....