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