PHOTO SPECIAL – City 1-1 AS Nancy

Saturday 29th July 2006

The Tigers took on French UEFA Cup entrants AS Nancy at the Circle as the final part of their preparations for the 2006/7 campaign. This was new boss Phil Parkinson’s last chance to see his side in action before the new Championship season got underway…

Pictures by Dan Westwell.


New boss Phil Parkinson looks over his new charges

Left-back Andy Dawson wears the captain’s armband

Nancy’s Rachid Handani is congratulated after scoring the opener on 7 mins

Bo Myhill claims innocence as we trail 0-1

Dean Marney’s free-kick inspires freestyle dancing from the French

Duffy’s grimacing face was as ugly as this wasteful shot on goal

The captain passes, ignoring the French Minister of Silly Walks

New signing Michael Turner challenges for the ball

Craig Fagan rises to head the equalising goal on 58 minutes…

…and wheels away in delight…

…before getting some love from former Tottenham man Dean Marney

Our new two-sponsored jersey looks sober next to Nancy’s multi-branded monstrosity

Second half subs Nick Barmby and John Welsh test Nancy’s defence

Ben Burgess causes mayhem in the Nancy boys’ box

Barmby is outnumbered in the Anglo-French gurning contest

The scores stays this way for the rest of the game