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I TEMPTED providence last week when I pointed out that the Sky Blues were the only side in the Championship not to concede a goal in the last five minutes this season.
Coach Gross may have tempted providence after his team eliminated Liverpool when he said: "It would be nice to see Ronaldo here before Christmas" - but his wish could still come true.
We would write it down and then put the paper through a shredder before we tempted providence.