UK time is: 12:36:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Vital MC Man Of The Match Awards: Sunderland



He's back. You can see the renewed belief returning to Micah Richards with every powerful charge he makes down the right wing and every player he flattens...

It's as if the inclusion of Nedum Onuoha and Shay Given at the heart of the City defence have galvanised Richard Dunne and Micah back into form.

If he carries on like this, an international recall can't be far away. In his own words...

'I would be lying if I said that it didn't hurt me when I was dropped from the England side. But my confidence is back again.

'I'm enjoying my football again at right back and I feel like I'm knocking on the door. If I knuckle down, I think I can get back in there.'

MOTM CITY v Sunderland
FA Premier League


2. Micah Richards (51%)
11. Blumer Elano (14%)
9. Valeri Bojinov (9%)
4. Nedum Onuoha (7%)
37. Shay Given (5%)
10. De Souza Robinho (3%)
22. Richard Dunne (2%)
5. Pablo Zabaleta (2%)
39. Craig Bellamy (2%)
15. Javier Garrido (1%)
19. Gelson Fernandes (1%)
8. Shaun Wright-Phillips (1%)
34. Nigel De Jong (1%)
33. Vincent Kompany (1%)

The Story So Far....
(FA Premier League unless stated)


Ireland, 10 (Portsmouth H, Brighton, League Cup R2 A, Omonia Nicosia, UEFA Cup R1 H, FC Twente, UEFA Cup Group Stage H, Hull A, Arsenal H, Schalke, UEFA Cup Group Stage A, Hull H, FC Copenhagen, UEFA Cup Round of 32 A, Aalborg, UEFA Cup Round of 16 H)

Wright-Phillips, 9 (Sunderland A, Chelsea H Liverpool H, Newcastle A, Spurs H, united H, Everton H, West Brom A, Aston Villa H)

Zabaleta, 5 (Wigan A, Bolton A, Fulham A, Wigan H, Newcastle H)

Richards, 3 (FC Midtjylland, UEFA Cup Q2 H, Aston Villa A, Sunderland H)

Onuoha, 3 (Portsmouth A, West Ham A, Chelsea A)

Kompany, 3 (West Ham United, H, Middlesbrough A, PSG, UEFA Cup Group Stage H)

Given, 2 (Middlesbrough H, Aalborg, UEFA Cup Round of 16 A)

Bellamy, 1 (FC Copenhagen, UEFA Cup Round of 32 H)

De Jong, 1 (Liverpool A)

Elano, 1 (Stoke A)

Sturridge, 1 (Blackburn A)

Caicedo, 1 (Racing Santander, UEFA Cup Group Stage, A)

Robinho, 1 (Stoke City H)

Jo, 1 (Omonia Nicosia, UEFA Cup R1 A)

Hart, 1 (FC Midtjylland, UEFA Cup Q2 A)

Nottingham Forest FAC R3 - No Votes.

JOIN VITAL MANCHESTER CITY:

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 1,200 Blues now registered with us. There's more to come - Be Here Now and join our worldwide community:



The journalist

Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 24 2009

Time: 8:46AM

Your Comments

Fully deserved - was like the Micha of old. Also Elano ran the midfield for us.
Thaibluefan
Fully deserved - was like the Micha of old. Also Elano ran the midfield for us.
Thaibluefan
It is good to see MR's confidence returning ,,, one of his best games for a long time.
Doody
It is good to see MR's confidence returning ,,, one of his best games for a long time.
Doody
If Micah keeps playing like this then Hughes is going to have a real selection poser between him and Zabaleta. Guess it's a good thing that Zabaleta is a better right back than Micah!
fifthcolumnblue
If Micah keeps playing like this then Hughes is going to have a real selection poser between him and Zabaleta. Guess it's a good thing that Zabaleta is a better right back than Micah!
fifthcolumnblue
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

The Ped Report City 2-2 Sunderland (Thursday April 17 2014)

Stats: Manchester City v Sunderland (Wednesday April 16 2014)

The Citizens versus The Black Cats (Wednesday April 16 2014)

The Ped Report Liverpool 3-2 City (Sunday April 13 2014)

The Reds versus The Citizens (Saturday April 12 2014)

Archived Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Johnny Baguette 288
2. Skoorb 179
3. Buzz Lightyear 170
4. fifthcolumnblue 131
5. PhillyBlueMoon 129
6. Bluedub 124
7. kennyclementstache 121
8. rojo2010 111
9. Spooks 108
10. citizhun 106

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 3 - 1 WBA
Man City 2 - 2 Sunderland
Liverpool 3 - 2 Man City
Man City 4 - 1 Southampton
Arsenal 1 - 1 Man City
Man Utd 0 - 3 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Liverpool 35 25 5 5 +52 80
2. Chelsea 35 23 6 6 +41 75
3. Man City 34 23 5 6 +56 74
4. Arsenal 35 21 7 7 +21 70
5. Everton 35 20 9 6 +23 69
6. Spurs 35 19 6 10 +2 63
7. Man Utd 34 17 6 11 +16 57

Breaking League News

Options to replace Lloris?
Spurs : 24/04/2014 10:39:00
Stoke aim to be record breakers
Stoke : 24/04/2014 10:31:00
Kightly set for exit door
Stoke : 24/04/2014 10:12:00
Ref Watch: Marriner to officiate Stoke v Tottenham
Stoke : 24/04/2014 09:57:00
Everton to make summer swoop for Welbeck
Everton : 24/04/2014 09:45:00
Liverpool: New-Look Anfield Unveiled
Liverpool : 24/04/2014 09:19:00
Where are we?
Spurs : 24/04/2014 08:40:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Yaya Injured - Who Should Partner Fernandinho In Midfield?
Suggested By:  Gerry Gow
Javi Garcia 31%
Jimmy Milner 69%