Shay Given hails rising blue moon: Twitter reaction to Man City title

Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given leads the tribute to his former club Manchester City following their Premier League title success

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Shay Given joined Aston Villa from Manchester City last summer Photo: Christian Constantine

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Shay Given leads the tributes to newly-crowned Premier League champions Manchester City on Twitter after Roberto Mancini’s side secured a dramatic 3-2 victory over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday.

Former Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given: “Congrats to everyone at Manchester City. Really happy for all connected to the club. The blue moon is rising. Enjoy your night!”

City youth graduate and QPR captain Joey Barton: “Well done to Man City…”

Former England striker Gary Lineker: “Never, ever, ever seen anything like that in my life! Congratulations to Manchester City, Premier League Champions!”

Ex-Crystal Palace striker Mark Bright: “Man City Premier League Champions….. The title always goes to the best team…. #mcfc”

Wigan Athletic goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi: “Congratulations to Man city, well deserved to be the the Premier League Champion.. Hardluck to Man United fans..”

Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha: “Congrats to Man City for the title. Was simply the greatest last day of a Premierleague campaign all around the table. #BestLeagueInTheWorld”

Former Manchester City striker Robbie Fowler: “What a finish to the season…. You would struggle to write a script like that!”

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Rohan Ricketts: “Congrats to my boy @JoleonLescott on becoming a Premier League Champion. This guy has put immense work in over there years. True dedication!”

Everton striker Tim Cahill: “Congratulations to @JoleonLescott and Man City on winning the league. Can remember playing city 12 years ago with millwall #comealongway”

Everton captain Phil Neville: “Well done man city! got to say though man united no how to act in defeat very gracious class acts!”

Ex-Manchester United defender Gerard Pique: “Wow!! Speechless!! What an end to the Premier League!! Kun Aguero just handed the Premier League to Manchester City! Congrats to Manchester City!”

From other sports

England rugby captain Chris Robshaw: “What an epic finish to the league. Great work by @VincentKompany and Man City.”

Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan: “Well done City… That’s the way to win a title… Drama of the highest quality…”

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