Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Vital MCFC's Player of The Season: Elano

Vital MCFC's Player of The Season: Elano

While the MCFC crisis and the Far East Farce rumble on, time to give credit to Elano Blumer, Vital MCFC's Player of The Season...

Elano came in for plenty of stick as he battled to maintain the form he showed in the early part of the season. But there were signs recently that after having been sussed out, sat on and wound up for so long he was becoming more streetwise in the Premier League. The goal he scored at Boro United would have been a match winner in any other circumstances!

So here are the Vital MCFC scores on the doors for season 2007-2008. The Chelsea and Middlesboro away debacles saw no vote take place for obvious reasons, but the overall results give an interesting indicator of how Svennis's small, young squad have performed or in some cases, under performed.

There have been some brilliant MOTM performances in what has been a hard season of lessons and adjustment from not only 6 of Sven's 8 rushed signings, but also our Academy graduates, still learning their trade.

Well played Elano! A free and utterly pointless holiday in Thailand awaits you!

Vital MCFC Player of The Season: Elano
6 awards (v WHU A, Blackburn A, Newcastle H, Boro H, Birmingham A, Sunderland A)

Joint runners up: Hart and Petrov
Hart 5 (v WHU H, Reading A, Chelsea H, Fulham H, Liverpool A)

Petrov 5 (v Fulham A, Blackburn H, WHU A, FAC, WHU H FAC, Derby A)

Joint 3rd: Dunne and Corluka
Dunne 4 (v Arsenal A, Liverpool H, Everton A, united A)

Corluka 4 (v Birmingham H, Sunderland H, Wigan A, Newcastle A)

...and the other results...

Johnson 3 (v Villa H, Spurs H, LC, Wigan H)

Onouha 2 (v Spurs H, Bolton A)

Gelson 2 (v Portsmouth A, Arsenal H)

Ball 2 (v Bolton A LC, Villa A)

Bianchi 2 (v Bristol City A, LC, Spurs A)

Benjani 1 (v Portsmouth H)

Castillo 1 (v Everton H)

Sturridge 1 (v Sheff Utd A, FAC)

Vassell 1 (v Bolton H)

Ireland 1 (v Reading H)

Hamann 1 (v Derby H)

Richards 1 (v united H)

Samaras 1 (v Norwich H, LC)

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Wednesday May 14 2008
Time: 6:19PM

Comments

0
Interesting how the defenders or keeper get most MoTMs against the top 4 teams. I wonder how many of these players will still be here next season and how many new faces will come in - Fair Play outcome will make a difference to the signings we can aim for.
Barney Daniels
14/05/2008 18:57:00
0
I TOTALLY DONT AGREE WITH THAT AT ALL I PERSONALLY THINK RICHARD DUNNE SHOULD HAVE GOT IT HE DESERVED IT WITH OUT A DOUPTH
dunne deal
14/05/2008 19:00:00
0
For me Joe Hart is definitely the player of the season considering he didn't get a regular place until the second half of the season.
alphieblues
14/05/2008 19:26:00
0
Well, lads, the result is based on Vital MCFC City fan's votes throughout the season. Elano just pipped it. You can certainly see who our most consistent performers have been over the league and cup games. They are the players our floundering hierarchy must hold on to!
Johnny Baguette
15/05/2008 05:57:00
0
I agree with Elano getting it, he scored and created goals for us to win a lot of games. I think we are all in confusion at the moment because of lack of information from our owner. I have a feeling that he cannot find anyone better than Sven to take over and once this issue has been settled then we can get on and plan for the coming season with our own speculations on what we want and who we want and JB will get his list going and see how acurate it is this time round.
Buzz Lightyear
15/05/2008 06:40:00
0
I fear Sven could walk whatever happens, regardless of the hacks saying he's holding out for money. Meantime, I'd make Zenit's Andriy Arshavin top of my list. The quicksilver winger looks versatile to say the least. Dick Avocado revealed last morning that SOMEONE at Man City has made a bid for the player...
Johnny Baguette
15/05/2008 07:24:00
0
Michael Laudrup is the new link, anymore, perhaps Joe Royle wants another crack
Buzz Lightyear
15/05/2008 07:36:00
0
JB, I thought that about Sven, but he maybe more stubborn than that just to walk away, he now has a point to prove here at City and the Fans do love him.
Buzz Lightyear
15/05/2008 07:37:00
0
Tudor you have put Toxin is a twit, have you spelt that right?
Buzz Lightyear
15/05/2008 08:42:00
0
Looks like the crisis will be allowed to rumble on until after the Far East travelling circus is finished. Other sides are already identifying transfer targets for next season. This whole situation is pathetic.
Johnny Baguette
15/05/2008 09:30:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

2016/17 Assist Kings (29/3/17)

The final international break of the Premier League 2016/17 season ticks on by and a number of players are still in the chase to take this year's assist King crown recognition.

Foreign Owners - An Outsiders View - Competition

Sportswriter Bob Holmes has taken a look at the rise of foreign ownership in the English game and as well as acknowledging the often aired thoughts of the fans, he's also...

Premier League Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?

2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (27/3/17)

The final international break of the Premier League 2016/17 season ticks on by and this year could see a record number of players break the 20 goal mark.

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many goals, if any will City score against Arsenal on Sunday?
Suggested By: Tudor
Five or more25%
Four25%
Three25%
Two25%
One0%
City won't score0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 2 2017 4:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 8:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 15 2017 5:30PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 12:30PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 23 2017 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
FA Cup

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear718
2.Johnny Baguette610
3.Skoorb365
4.Rising156
5.kennyclementstache144
6.johnkelv131
7.Tudor125
8.Colin Is The King106
9.citizhun81
10.Bluedub81
Vital Football Comment