Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

City Won't Be Held To Ransom

City Won't Be Held To Ransom



As City fans whose expectations were raised by the sudden early swoop for Gareth Barry wait for news of more squad strengthening The Blues' CEO Garry Cook calls for patience...

The club have clearly been pulling out all the stops this summer in a bid to bolster Mark Hughes' options going into next season's domestic focused campaign. Barry, Roque Santa Cruz and Stuart Taylor are already in the bag whilst iron's remain in very big fires elsewhere across Europe.

City's hierarchy continue to speak out only when absolutely neccessary and Garry Cook has taken the moment to call for patience via the MUEN:

'Patience is an emotional requirement of anything that involves sport. As a football fan you have to be patient but the ambitions and expectations here are increasing - from the fans, the staff and the players. But if you don't set those expectations, you are going nowhere.'

There is more than a hint of realism in what Cook says as City continue to operate stealthily, leaving the hacks to sieze upon what they can:

'People have come to realise that you don't go from 0 to 100mph in no time at all, and expect everything to fit into place. There are some people who will choose to come, and some who won't choose to come. We don't want to be held to ransom, and have very clear directives about what it is we want to try to get done.'

The City Chief Exec then went on to repeat the Academy focused objectives of Sheikh Mansour:

'We are talking about players of the very highest calibre on the global football stage. You can't have everybody, and we don't want everybody, because we have a great Academy.

'We are developing young players to complement those we buy.'

Yet more words of encouragement for City's senior squad Academy graduates.

In the meantime, stretch out and wait...!

JOIN VITAL MANCHESTER CITY:

Vital Manchester City was the fastest growing Independent City Website of the past season with a membership now standing at 1500 strong. There's more to come - Be Here Now and join our worldwide community debate as City's summer of change unfolds:








For the very latest Premier League odds

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

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Friday July 10 2009
Time: 12:47PM

Comments

0
I see that picture of Cook a lot, and I always think he's looking at someone he believes has just farted.
BlueWolfie
10/07/2009 13:17:00
0
So whats holding up the Tevez deal now, or is there another club involved?
Buzz Lightyear
10/07/2009 13:55:00
0
FA red tape Buzzer.
Johnny Baguette
10/07/2009 13:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Manchester City v Everton Match Preview

City return to League action on Monday evening when they face Everton in the first home fixture of the campaign.

Pulis: 'Make Us An Acceptable Offer & You Can Have Him'

During today's press conference, ahead of their weekend trip to Burnley, West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis said the club had rejected a £18m bid by Manchester City..

Manchester City v Everton Live Streams & Global TV Coverage

Time to forget the nonsensical warm-weather match against Girona FC on Tuesday, now Pep and the lads can up the gears somewhat when we face Everton at the Etihad on Monday.

The Manchester City Injury Table Updated

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Manchester City and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

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)

Who will score City's first goal against Everton?
Suggested By: Tudor
Sergio Aguero50%
Gabriel Jesus20%
Brahim Diaz0%
Bernardo Silva0%
Leroy Sane10%
Raheem Sterling0%
Kevin De Bruyne20%
David Silva0%
Phil Foden0%
Yaya Toure0%
Fernandinho0%
Danilo0%
Vincent Kompany0%
John Stones0%
Kyle Walker0%
Eliaquim Mangala0%
Nicolas Otamendi0%
City won't score0%
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.Skoorb222
2.Rising147
3.Buzz Lightyear143
4.BamaEngineer136
5.johnkelv90
6.Tudor62
7.kennyclementstache62
8.Bluedub52
9.Johnny Baguette38
10.citizhun23
Write for Vital Football