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Vital MC Man Of The Match Awards: Arsenal


If City's slim chance of league European qualification is realised on goal difference then Shay Given will have played his part in protecting City's currently positive record...

Seamus kept the score against Arsenal respectable in another inept away performance where this City side's seeming unwillingness to hassle and chase opponents was never more apparant.

Micah Richards steady improvement continues meanwhile, very often our sole attacking threat.

MOTM Arsenal v CITY
FA Premier League


37. Shay Given (49%)
2. Micah Richards (13%)
5. Pablo Zabaleta (10%)
4. Nedum Onuoha (8%)
34. Nigel De Jong (5%)
28. Daniel Sturridge (5%)
19. Gelson Fernandes (2%)
10. De Souza Robinho (2%)
22. Richard Dunne (2%)
25. Wayne Bridge (2%)
8. Shaun Wright-Phillips (2%)
39. Craig Bellamy (0%)
11. Blumer Elano (0%)
33. Vincent Kompany (0%)

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)

Given, 3 (Middlesbrough H, Aalborg, UEFA Cup Round of 16 A, Arsenal A)

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)

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.

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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday April 5 2009

Time: 11:06PM

Your Comments

i find it hard to given anyone any credit for the arsenal game but if i was pushed then it would have had to have been given slightly ahead of elano.
bluemooner_mcfc
i find it hard to given anyone any credit for the arsenal game but if i was pushed then it would have had to have been given slightly ahead of elano.
bluemooner_mcfc
Hughes admitted it after the match. The game plan -- to play for a 0-0 and hope for a sneak goal on the break, fell apart as soon as not only Bridge and Kompany had to leave the field injured. This meant Given was going to be our most important player once again.
Sindbad
Hughes admitted it after the match. The game plan -- to play for a 0-0 and hope for a sneak goal on the break, fell apart as soon as not only Bridge and Kompany had to leave the field injured. This meant Given was going to be our most important player once again.
Sindbad
Who else could have won it after a performance like that. At least Given saved it from being five or six.
Thaibluefan
Who else could have won it after a performance like that. At least Given saved it from being five or six.
Thaibluefan
After Shay I think the linesman put in a better performance than the rest
Doody
After Shay I think the linesman put in a better performance than the rest
Doody
 

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