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Overjoyed Manchester City fans are celebrating after their team came back with two goals in stoppage time to clinch their first top-flight title in 44 years.

City looked to be down and out against Premier League strugglers Queens Park Rangers with just minutes remaining, but strikes from Edin Dzeko and Sergio Aguero saw them win 3-2 to top the table ahead of archrivals Manchester United, who won 1-0 at Sunderland.

The late goals sparked a massive pitch invasion by their success-starved fans and kicked off a party likely to go on all night.

It was the most dramatic finish to one of the closest title races ever.

At the start of the final day, just goal difference separated the teams.

A United win at Sunderland would mean City must win at home to take the prize.

City went ahead through Pablo Zabaleta, but fell behind to goals from Djibril Cisse and Jamie Mackie, before Dzeko and Aguero saw them home.

Their fans, who had been shedding tears of frustration at the prospect of missing out on a title they had dared to think was in the bag, endured a rollercoaster of emotion during the nail-biting game - before their tears became tears of joy.

Dan Walters, 25, from Sale, said: "I have lost my voice. This is incredible. I was at Wembley when we played Gillingham and we did it then in similar circumstances. I was wearing this same shirt. I think the shirt is cursed! We can only do it the hard way. But we have done it. It is brilliant, incredible."

Neil Roughedge, 55, from Manchester, added: "I am absolutely over the moon. I can't believe it. I thought were out of it, dead and buried. But what a sensational finish, unbelievable. I have followed City all my life. This scarf is from the last time we won the league, it is 44 years old. That's how much it means to us."

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