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Calling Planet Blue. Johnny B will be at Carrington tomorrow (Wednesday) representing Vital MC as a guest of MCFC and will be interviewing SWP. So give us your questions for our star winger...

The deadline for your questions will be daybreak over Manchester on Wednesday morning.

This is a tremendous opportunity for the worldwide Vital Manchester City community to speak to one of our star players and they don't come much more Blue blooded than Shaun Wright-Phillips!

Vital MC intends to publish the interview next week once the crucial Copenhagen and West Ham United games are out of the way.

Please leave your questions below this article or in the Vital MC forum thread and JB will do the rest!


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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 24 2009

Time: 3:15PM

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Give it the works Blues. I'll give it my best shot and do my damnedst to get as many of your names in the frame as possible. We apologise for the short notice but this one went down to the wire.
Johnny Baguette
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24/02/2009 15:22:00

Some of the more "creative" Premiership players try to cheat by diving when there has been no contact from the tackler at all. All City fans know you are "indestructible" Shaun -- but we have also seen some sides trying to kick you off the park. What do you think of players who seem to dive almost as a bad habit? Has diving become an acceptable part of the sport?
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24/02/2009 15:36:00

Dear Shawn, The genius you have is obvious, and the genes are obviously good too, but is there anything we should know about the diet of a man who seems to be able to successfully run an obstacle marathon every week? What d'you eat/drink? What advice have you had re-long term diet/lifestyle? Does the occasional beer help or hinder? You regularly seem to be able to galvanize the team. When are they going to see the light and make you Captain? roy harper
roy harper
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24/02/2009 16:10:00

SWP, Do you think you were guven a fair chance at Chelsea and did the fee Chelsea paid have a bearing?
Buzz Lightyear
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24/02/2009 17:12:00

Excellent input Sindbad and Roy! Keep 'em coming Blues!
Johnny Baguette
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24/02/2009 17:12:00

Top question, Buzzer.
Johnny Baguette
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24/02/2009 17:21:00

SWP, can you ever see yourself leaving City? Would you still like to play for Arsenal? You or Beckham, who should play down the right for England? Are you concerned that the money at City mirrors the wealth at Chelsea with the result that having the means to buy whoever we want (within reason) may mean that you become a squad player rather than a first team regular? How has it affected your game knowing (without taking it for granted) that suspensions aside you will almost certainly play each week? What position do you like playing in training 5 a-sides? How much is a pint of milk? That makes loads of questions so jettison six of them and just ask him 'So Sean, how much is a pint of semi skimmed?'
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24/02/2009 17:56:00

One more. Bearing in mind that you recieved a three match ban anyway, with hindsight do you wish you'd kicked Delap harder? Ok, that's it I'm dunne now.
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24/02/2009 18:05:00

JB, I'd like to hear SWPs answer to Kenny's 2nd question. Ok my question to SWP - How close do you think City are to realistically challenging for a top 4 place and which player do you think would make that 'dream' happen sooner?
Barney Daniels
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24/02/2009 19:21:00

Another question, we've heard a lot in the papers about player unrest because they aren't in the first team every week or the manager's training is too 'tough'. What is training like - does everyone get on?
Barney Daniels
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24/02/2009 19:27:00

What makes you so passionate on the field it the need to win at anything you do .... is it the club ..... or is it the adoration of the fans.
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24/02/2009 19:35:00

Thank you everyone for your valued input. I'll try to get as many questions across in the time we have and ensure everyone get's a say.
Johnny Baguette
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24/02/2009 19:53:00

What are the major changes you see at City since your return.
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24/02/2009 22:47:00

Who is his best mate at City?
Buzz Lightyear
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25/02/2009 04:18:00

On a lighter note, what does he think of Stevie Irelands pink Range rover?
Buzz Lightyear
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25/02/2009 04:18:00

Does he think we can go all the way in the Eufa cup....??
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25/02/2009 07:46:00

Dear Shaun,as a life long city fan from ireland i was just wondering,what is your view on the possibility of playing an extra premier leaague game overseas?the fa seems to want to hold the game in such places as america etc.but ireland (as you probably know) has fans of every club in all leagues from league 2 upwards.and thousands of us travel over on a weekley basis to watch our teams.i think that holding the extra premier league game in irealnd would be a a big contingent of english fans could get to the game easier instead of having to fly to the states etc.also the so called 'smaller clubs' such as fulham for example have decent followings over here so in my view everyone wins.what do you think? thanks for your time. micheal okeeffe (ps say hi to dunney,shay and stevie for me!!)
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25/02/2009 08:53:00

JB has arrived at Carrington and as expected, he's bricking it. Hope all goes well mate and good luck. You'll do yourself proud mate.
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25/02/2009 09:40:00

Checking in post interview, Blues! Although it was a busy morning at Carrington with the UEFA Press conference dominating proceedings and time was tight, we were made to be feel very welcome and Shaun comes across as a genuinely nice bloke and a very real star. We'll square things away with the club and aim to get the interview published next week. Thank you to everyone who posted questions. We tried to get in as many as we could and very best wishes to all from Shaun Wright-Phillips.
Johnny Baguette
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25/02/2009 12:21:00

You're the man JB. Oh, and i've sent you an email personally congratulating you. Cracking stuff.
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25/02/2009 12:57:00

Thank you JB, and please if you can catch him, I want make interview with a ( mystery ) Johnson.
city 81
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25/02/2009 13:57:00

well done for getting this interview JB,cant wait to read it on here and also all the comments from everyone on the forum. nice one. BM
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25/02/2009 21:33:00


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