Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Bruce Leaps Aboard The Get City Bandwaggon

Bruce Leaps Aboard  The Get City Bandwaggon

Google language translator


Wigan boss Steve Bruce has waded into the Anti-Manchester City campaign with a scathing attack on The Blues over the departure of Wilson Palacios to Spurs, no less...

The reasons for the ex rag's rant are all a bit complex and in dramatic contrast to his 'nudge, nudge, wink, wink' demeanour when quizzed about Palacios leaving The Pie Tasters after their 1-0 defeat at Eastlands earlier this month.

To cut a tiresome but amusing story that will only serve to enhance our growing sige mentality short...

Bruce accuses City of doing a deal with Honest 'Arry Redknapp whereby City would let Spurs sign Palacios if Spurs would let City sign Craig Bellamy.

'They used the boy as a weapon and used our club as a vehicle to get Bellamy.

'I have to say Manchester City's behaviour was absolutely disgusting. If they had not come in a week last Friday and unsettled the boy, he would have signed a contract for us.

'He was wobbling and wasn't sure about going to London. We had offered him a contract and he was on the verge of signing that contract. Then Manchester City ring him and it's a different ball game. They took the piss out of us, to be honest. They have shown a lack of respect for this football club and the player himself.'

Good grief.

VITAL MC INFO:

When the first whistle blows, don't forget to join the Vital MC Community on our popular Live Match Thread in the Forums on match days.

Vital Manchester City and it's Forums are growing fast with over 1,080 Blues now registered with us. There's more to come - Be Here Now and join our worldwide community:

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football
Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Tuesday January 27 2009
Time: 9:58PM

Comments

0
Surely there is something libellous in his comments !!!
alphieblues
27/01/2009 22:09:00
0
BBC Interview with Steve "Bitter" Bruce post the 1-0... he was obviously warming up for his rant then...!! http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/eng_prem/7815631.stm
Johnny Baguette
27/01/2009 22:33:00
0
What a doofus. He obviously believes the media hype that we struck an agreement, what crap. Shows that City are a big attraction these days among premier league circles
darryl28
27/01/2009 22:42:00
0
Took the *****? And we beat them with 10 men! Ah yes, it's Mr Loyalty giving it large. Presumably he wanted us to sign Palacios so Wigan could bump up the price. And he's lost Heskey who tonight scored for Villa. Not the best of times for Brucie what with us about to take their place in the top 10.
kennyclementstache
28/01/2009 01:13:00
0
utter nonsense.......whatever next.......we let Manure have Berbatov and they let us have Robinho.....
lincolnblue
28/01/2009 09:54:00
0
He couldn't hold on to him and is looking to place the blame and of course who is the bad guy of the month .... we are. Crap
Doody
28/01/2009 18:59:00
0
He is still banging on about it and its now friday.
Buzz Lightyear
30/01/2009 18:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

The Golden Year 2014 - City Video Montage

What a wonderful year 2014 was for Manchester City Football Club.

Where Do City Fall In The Forbes List - 2016?

US magazine Forbes have released their annual football richlist and Manchester City feature in the top 20.

Manchester City: A Club Without A Crowd

Manchester City have been wrongfully, and quite frankly, outrageously ridiculed for their support.

20 Second Manchester City Video Quiz

Have a go at our 20 second Manchester City video quiz and see how many questions you correctly answer.

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from
As featured on NewsNow: Real Madrid news
Real Madrid News 24/7  

Site Journalists

Tudor
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Sedgie
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many new players will Pep bring in this window?
Suggested By: johnkelv
Between 1 & 22%
Between 3 & 563%
Between 6 & 830%
9 or more5%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear423
2.Tudor409
3.Skoorb311
4.Johnny Baguette210
5.Bluedub203
6.Colin Is The King189
7.kennyclementstache109
8.Rising107
9.johnkelv73
10.seac71