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Will Craig Bellamy Fit In

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Manchester City new signing, Craig Bellamy is expected to make his debut against Newcastle United on Wednesday night, but will the Welshman fit in?

Manager Mark Hughes is known to be one of Bellamy's greatest fans, but what do you think? Was he a good signing? Was he worth the money?

Listen to what former Blue, Andy Morrision had to say.

Video clip courtesy of Channel M.



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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 26 2009

Time: 3:39PM

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He will fit in with the fans as he is a complete knob ed.
SweetLeftFoot
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26/01/2009 15:43:00

I think he's a good player who'll do a good job. I think he was too expensive but at the end of the day in our current situation the money doesn't matter.................... as for 'sweetleftfoot' - take a look at http://craigbellamyfoundation.org then decide whether you are someone who spends 700k of his own money to help others is the 'knob ed'.
MCFC_Goatboy
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26/01/2009 16:18:00

Thanks for your input, SLF. Andy Morrison - City Legend. Top man. Dug us out of it 10 years ago.
Johnny Baguette
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26/01/2009 16:37:00

Thanks MCFC_Goatboy. I had no idea Bellamy was involved in a great project like that. I admit I just thought CB was thuggish -- because of the bad Press he has had. Also I'm touchy about potential "bad eggs" in the squad. But I'm impressed with that foundation, and if Bellamy has indeed spent that kind of money to help kids in Sierra Leone then I'm certainly going to show respect for the man. Well done Craig Bellamy!
Sindbad
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26/01/2009 17:29:00

He'll add more to your counter-attacks with his pace but if its goals you're looking, you better start pinning all your hopes on Robinho. If you don't sell Jo, Benjani, Caicedo, bring in some others who can ACTUALLY score to help Craig, then this transfer will prove to be another waste of money!
ForeverUnited
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26/01/2009 17:40:00

SLF thanks at least we know he is complete with no bits missing and at that price I would think so too.I sorry unitedforever, scoring isnt a problem it defending thats the problem.Hence the question de we need another striker on another thread.
Buzz Lightyear
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26/01/2009 17:46:00

Well, FU. Ahem. We are the second top Premier league scorers after Chelski and have hit 56 goals in 33 games in all competitions so we're hardly under pressure to secure another striker. Meanwhile Robinho has hit 11 goals in 16 league starts.
Johnny Baguette
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26/01/2009 18:31:00

Ye theres no big pressure to sign a striker when youve got midfielders like ireland an SWP who can contribute as much as most strikers id say theres more pressure to get another centre back before the window closes to stop are bad defensvie record.
watmoughst
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26/01/2009 20:06:00

Glad that CB has another string to his bow to balence out the nutter with the putter moniker. Would be great if he could get 10 goals for us in the rest of the season!
kennyclementstache
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26/01/2009 22:13:00

I really hope he proves me wrong and turns out to be a good signing, he has my total support now that he will be wearing the sky blue shirt. Are we now going to play 4-4-2 with him as a second striker?
romancity
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26/01/2009 22:58:00

he will have my full backing now he is a City player......but I think he will be under a lot of pressure over the next couple of months to prove to the fans and critics that he was not a waste of money...
lincolnblue
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27/01/2009 07:57:00

I think Hugesy bought him for a specific job and not along term City player.CB is the instant impact player that he wants to get the team motivated to winning games.
Buzz Lightyear
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27/01/2009 08:00:00

If we intend playing a second striker should we not have already tried Jo in that role as it is supposedly his most effective position?
kennyclementstache
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27/01/2009 08:08:00

I am optimistic about him, Becouse he will wear No. 39 shirt & This T-shirt was worn by Anelka :)
city 81
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27/01/2009 12:28:00

Totally agree kennyclementstache, and do you actually have a tache like Kenny???
romancity
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27/01/2009 16:39:00

City 81 was right to be optimistic. Bellamy scores the winner
Buzz Lightyear
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30/01/2009 18:24:00

 

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