Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

City cheer amidst the gloom

City cheer amidst the gloom

When you read this week that even Psycho has admitted that City's season is already over (something a lot of us realised a few weeks ago), you know that the club is in a bit of a mess and that most of us are not happy about it.

Having seen a torrent of depressing news articles recently, I thought it was about time we saw a positive statement about how one player's recent performances ought to inspire his colleagues to knuckle down and begin to put in performances that we, and they themselves, know they are capable of delivering; not just in one game, but consistently over the remainder of the season.

There is no doubt that City have been shocking recently; there are no excuses or escaping from the reality, the performances have just been unacceptable.

However, despite all this, I think one player in particular can hold his shaven head high and look Psycho straight in the eye in the corridors at Eastlands without shame or embarrassment, and that is of course, David James.

Those people who know me are aware that I've not been his number one fan over the years, although his City performances are always much better than his international ones.

I don't mind eating a bit of humble pie here and say, Jamo - you've been brilliant!


Hopefully that won't be the kiss of death on him now for the next game, but if only the other players had shown half his passion and application, perhaps the dark clouds that are hovering over City wouldn't be there.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Tuesday April 11 2006
Time: 1:13PM

Comments

0
I think now is the perfect time for Pearce to put in some of the youngsters to show if they are good enough for the Premiership, but alas, as he has already mentioned this week that he would only consider putting them in if the team was on a winning streak, I'm afraid it will be more of the same for the rest of the season....what a disappointment...
alphieblues
12/04/2006 00:10:00
0
I think now is the perfect time for Pearce to put in some of the youngsters to show if they are good enough for the Premiership, but alas, as he has already mentioned this week that he would only consider putting them in if the team was on a winning streak, I'm afraid it will be more of the same for the rest of the season....what a disappointment...
alphieblues
12/04/2006 00:10:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

City Duo In Team Of The Week (25/9/17)

Manchester City are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

Manchester City v Shakhtar Donetsk - Match Preview

City`s hot streak continued at the weekend in the Premier League & they now switch their focus to Europe when they face Ukrainian League leaders Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad.

EFL Cup - Falling Attendances & More Rotation

Many fans have watched the seeming demise of the EFL Trophy, and it appears the EFL Cup may now be quickly following suit after the recent third round ties.

Stats: Manchester City v Crystal Palace

All the stats from Manchester City (5) vs (0) Crystal Palace, The Etihad Stadium, 23/9/17 15h00 BST Att: 53,526

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Your Favourite Goal From The Pummelling of Palace?
Suggested By: Shaun Gloater
Sané (44')56%
Sterling (51')3%
Sterling (59')3%
Agüero (79') 0%
Delph (89')38%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Johnny Baguette456
2.Buzz Lightyear448
3.Skoorb401
4.Rising254
5.BamaEngineer232
6.Bluedub175
7.johnkelv117
8.kennyclementstache91
9.Colin Is The King85
10.citizhun42
Write for Vital Football