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Mark Hughes Worst Signing - Tal Ben Haim


According to our front page poll result, Manchester City centre back, Tal Ben Haim is Mark Hughes worst ever purchase.

Ben Haim joined Manchester City on 30 July 2008 for a fee around £5m, becoming only the second first-team signing of new manager Mark Hughes, but after just a mere nine (less than sparkling) City appearances the Israeli international was farmed out on loan until the end of the season with Premier League struggler's, Sunderland.

The following poll results are in descending order.

Buzz Lightyear asks...

Who is Mark Hughes Worst Buy?

Tal Ben Haim (70%)
Jo (12%)
Berti (7%)
De Jong (5%)
The goalie from the Faroes (3%)
Robinho (2%)
Bridge (1%)
Kompany (0%)
Bellamy (0%)
SWP (0%)
Zabaleta (0%)
Given (0%)

Television technology...

Yes for goalline and disputed penalties (78%)
Yes for goalline disputes only (16%)
No it would it would disrupt the game (5%)
No technology not yet good enough (1%)

And finally, Tudor asks the following question...

MCFC TV - Should we have our own dedicated channel?

Yes (92%)
No (8%)

On our new poll, we ask fans...

Which Premier League side will finish bottom and relegated?

To vote, use the poll question to the right hand side of this article.



The journalist

Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday March 9 2009

Time: 9:22PM

Your Comments

Don't know how Berti got in there as no one has seen him play yet .....
Doody
Don't know how Berti got in there as no one has seen him play yet .....
Doody
as much as i dont like TBH he only played 9 games for us all in all and can he really be judged on that? he was fantastic at bolton and its a shame we have wasted £5m on him.
bluemooner_mcfc
as much as i dont like TBH he only played 9 games for us all in all and can he really be judged on that? he was fantastic at bolton and its a shame we have wasted £5m on him.
bluemooner_mcfc
I still think as of right now (don't know if he'll come back and/or get better) Jo has to be classed as the worst signing. 19 million for a sack of spuds.
MCFC_Goatboy
and another thing why isnt my post count going up when i vote on the polls anymore?
bluemooner_mcfc
I still think as of right now (don't know if he'll come back and/or get better) Jo has to be classed as the worst signing. 19 million for a sack of spuds.
MCFC_Goatboy
and another thing why isnt my post count going up when i vote on the polls anymore?
bluemooner_mcfc
As he played for Sunderdown yet?
KIPPAX
As he played for Sunderdown yet?
KIPPAX
and another thing why isnt my post count going up when i vote on the polls anymore? - bluemooner_mcfc - You can only vote on so many polls, per day. Not sure on the exact figure though.
Tudor
and another thing why isnt my post count going up when i vote on the polls anymore? - bluemooner_mcfc - You can only vote on so many polls, per day. Not sure on the exact figure though.
Tudor
1400 points already? someone needs a life! and who voted for Robinho?
GThomas
1400 points already? someone needs a life! and who voted for Robinho?
GThomas
I did!
kennyclementstache
I did!
kennyclementstache
He got my vote - on paper he looked a good buy but never came up with the goods on the field.
Thaibluefan
He got my vote - on paper he looked a good buy but never came up with the goods on the field.
Thaibluefan
why? Ben Haim was better?
GThomas
why? Ben Haim was better?
GThomas
I'm kidding. I'm not sure who I voted for, might have been Jo, can't remember. What happened to him?
kennyclementstache
I'm kidding. I'm not sure who I voted for, might have been Jo, can't remember. What happened to him?
kennyclementstache
JO is at Everton
Tudor
JO is at Everton
Tudor
Tudor purleease, I was kidding..............
kennyclementstache
Tudor purleease, I was kidding..............
kennyclementstache
I wish we hadn't loaned out Jo
Sindbad
I wish we hadn't loaned out Jo
Sindbad
Never quite got the splinters out of his arse from Chelsea but made some brutal errors.
Johnny Baguette
Never quite got the splinters out of his arse from Chelsea but made some brutal errors.
Johnny Baguette
Just noted that this is a leading item in the Breaking news column, something we've known for a while.
kennyclementstache
Just noted that this is a leading item in the Breaking news column, something we've known for a while.
kennyclementstache
ahaha I can't believe anyone bought Ben Haim off us, and anyone who thinks he doesn't deserve to be top of this pole is wacked, one particular game against Hull springs to mind actually
bluethrough
ahaha I can't believe anyone bought Ben Haim off us, and anyone who thinks he doesn't deserve to be top of this pole is wacked, one particular game against Hull springs to mind actually
bluethrough
Still, at least he was cheap.
kennyclementstache
Still, at least he was cheap.
kennyclementstache
bluethrough....Nobody has bought TBH off us he is out on loan. So he could be first chice for us next season....you never know !!!
alphieblues
bluethrough....Nobody has bought TBH off us he is out on loan. So he could be first chice for us next season....you never know !!!
alphieblues
 

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