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Vital MC Man Of The Match Awards: Blackburn



City warmed up nicely for rag week with the dismissal of Blackburn Rovers. And it's the Brazilian midfield maestro Elano Blumer who has bagged the Vital MC MOTM vote...

The Blues' south americans are certainly enjoying the English spring. Here's to them turning it on at the swamp this weekend.

Meanwhile, Come on Arsenal...

MOTM CITY v Blackburn
FA Premier League


Blumer Elano (52%)
Felipe Caicedo (10%)
De Souza Robinho (10%)
Shay Given (7%)
Wayne Bridge (6%)
Nedum Onuoha (5%)
Richard Dunne (2%)
Vincent Kompany (2%)
Martin Petrov (2%)
Valeri Bojinov (1%)
Stephen Ireland (1%)
Nigel De Jong (1%)
Micah Richards (1%)


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


Ireland, 11 (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, Fulham 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)

Onuoha, 4 (Portsmouth A, West Ham A, Chelsea A, West Brom H)

Given, 4 (Middlesbrough H, Aalborg, UEFA Cup Round of 16 A, Arsenal A, Hamburg A, UEFA Cup QF, 1st Leg)

Elano, 3 (Stoke A, Hamburg H, UEFA Cup QF, 2nd Leg, Blackburn H)

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

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

Robinho, 2 (Stoke City H, Everton A)

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

De Jong, 1 (Liverpool A)

Sturridge, 1 (Blackburn A)

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

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

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

Nottingham Forest FAC R3 - No Votes.



The journalist

Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 5 2009

Time: 8:45AM

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No surprise that Elano got the nod as MOTM, but this one was a great team performance where everyone did their job and deserves praise. Hughes is right that some teams would have folded after losing the double header against Hamburg, but theat win at Eastlands seems to have just lifted the Blues and we're starting to grind out results. If this tie had been in December we probably would have lost it. But here we are with four wins on the run and next up the Rags!
Sindbad
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05/05/2009 10:14:00

No surprise that Elano got the nod as MOTM, but this one was a great team performance where everyone did their job and deserves praise. Hughes is right that some teams would have folded after losing the double header against Hamburg, but theat win at Eastlands seems to have just lifted the Blues and we're starting to grind out results. If this tie had been in December we probably would have lost it. But here we are with four wins on the run and next up the Rags!
Sindbad
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05/05/2009 10:14:00

Is Elano a mood player, likes to play well in the sun and on a flat pitch, or is the fact that he has been given a run in a settled team which has been the reult of this good form?
Buzz Lightyear
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05/05/2009 17:18:00

Is Elano a mood player, likes to play well in the sun and on a flat pitch, or is the fact that he has been given a run in a settled team which has been the reult of this good form?
Buzz Lightyear
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05/05/2009 17:18:00

Good questions Buzz....I guess we will never really know but it is good to see him return to form ....well deserved
Doody
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05/05/2009 20:50:00

Good questions Buzz....I guess we will never really know but it is good to see him return to form ....well deserved
Doody
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05/05/2009 20:50:00

I wonder if Hughsey will keep him in the team for Sunday or go mega defensive?
Buzz Lightyear
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06/05/2009 13:28:00

I wonder if Hughsey will keep him in the team for Sunday or go mega defensive?
Buzz Lightyear
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06/05/2009 13:28:00

 

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