Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

FC Copenhagen v Man City Team News

FC Copenhagen v Man City Team News

Google language translator


Manchester City manager Mark Hughes has both Richard Dunne and Shaun-Wright Phillips available again after suspension for tonight's UEFA Cup match against FC Copenhagen in Denmark.

Robinho (thigh) and Micah Richards (ankle) are both expected to recover from off injuries in time for this round of 32 first leg match.

However, Gelson Fernandes has remained at home to have further treatment on a tight hamstring.

FC Copenhagen

Copenhagen have reached this stage of European competition for the first time in their history, and they go into the last-32, first leg tie in their close season with the domestic programme not due to start until next month.

Preparation

Copenhagen coach Stale Solbakken told the media...

'We have had five friendlies and I have been pleased with the way we have played, but we know we need to do something special if we are to get anything from City.'

'This is a big happening in Copenhagen as the club has never been in Europe at this time of year, so in some ways we have nothing to lose.'


Related Articles

Match Day Thread

Predict The Score & Crowd

Hughes - Time To Make A Statement

Hughes Brings Back The Skipper

FCK Coach Fires The First Shots

Campaign So Far - Recap

Copenhagen Travel Guide

BBC Three is showing the game - Live.



Writer:Tudor
Date:Thursday February 19 2009
Time: 9:08AM

Comments

0
Lets hope Dunnie has a blinder
Doody
19/02/2009 09:15:00
0
Hope so too. With Dunnie and SWP back, Given in goal and our Brazillians firing on all three cylinders what can go wrong!?
kennyclementstache
19/02/2009 09:47:00
0
Tactics, team selection and bad substitutions kennyclementstache though I'm hoping and praying he gets it right this time!!!!
romancity
19/02/2009 10:02:00
0
Time for a Captain's innings from Richard Dunne. Be interesting to see who partners him; I would personally put Kompany back at DM, with Zab at RB and Micah on the bench. Hope we don't miss De Jong's uber-acurrate passing. Please god, not two defensive midfielders again, it's killing our goal threat without stifling the goals against!
fifthcolumnblue
19/02/2009 18:08:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

FA Cup Third Round Draw

The draw for the FA Cup Third Round will take place this evening at 19:10 GMT.

2016 FIFA Coach Of The Year - Final Three

Experts from the FIFA Football Committee have now made their final three man shortlist for the FIFA Coach of the Year award for 2016.

Man City v Celtic Live Streams & Global TV Coverage

Manchester City host Celtic tomorrow evening in the final Champions League Group C game.

2016 FIFA Best Men's Player - Final Three

On Friday, FIFA announced the final three shortlist for the 2016 FIFA Best Men's Player award.

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 Celtic?
Suggested By: Tudor
Five or more58%
Four0%
Three14%
Two14%
One0%
City won't score14%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
8 Everton 14 5 5 4 20 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 5 3 6 18 -3
11 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
14 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
15 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
16 Middlesbrough 13 2 6 5 12 -3
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 13 3 2 8 11 -17
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
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)

Dec 10 2016 5:30PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 8:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 18 2016 4:00PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 5:15PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 5:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Skoorb134
2.Buzz Lightyear124
3.Johnny Baguette98
4.Colin Is The King53
5.Bluedub52
6.Tudor41
7.Rising30
8.OziMan30
9.johnkelv20
10.Colin33311
Vital Football Comment