Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Will Chelsea Report City To The FA Over JT?

Will Chelsea Report City To The FA Over JT?


Manchester City are expected to make a third bid for Chelsea Captain John Terry, however rumours circulating around Stamford Bridge suggest the club are on the verge of reporting City to the FA for tapping up the 28-year-old Englishman.

Depending on who you believe City are going to offer Chelsea anywhere between £40m and £50million, in addition, entice Terry with an incentive of being paid the highest salary in the Premier League, if not the world - £250,000 a week.

Chelsea are expecting Terry to make a public statement about his intentions in the next few days.

On our last poll Vital Manchester City asked the following...

Do Chelsea have a leg to stand on if they report City to the FA over John Terry?

Here is the result, in descending order.

Not really - 73%
Yeah I think so - 16%
Not bothered - 11%

Tell us what you think by leaving your thoughts in the comments section directly below this article, or by visiting our forums.



Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

Writer:Tudor
Date:Friday July 24 2009
Time: 12:28PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
I'm a Chelsea fan and even I think us reporting you for tapping up is a bit on the rich side. Lets be honest, you came out in the papers and said you wanted JT. Its not like you held an ilicit meeting in a London hotel restaurant with him, your manager and his agent, then denied it when the papers reported it?
OLASAL
24/07/2009 12:33:00
0
Sensibly said OLASAL, it was quiet and then all of a sudden Chelsea make a public statement about City trying to get him, and then before he knew it, MH had mics shoved under his face. He may have said a little much when he spoke of giving Terry a new challenge and so on, but other than that, nothing he said or did could be misconstrued as 'tapping up' - particularly when it was Chelsea that made it public in the first place.
BlueWolfie
24/07/2009 12:45:00
0
I think with our record we'd do well to shut up about tapping up. What does it achieve other than fostering resentment amongst everyone else and making everyone hate us even more for being hypocrites? Worth bearing in mind - the last player we tapped up - we got. Lets hope its not the same with JT. (unless you are going to give us £45m for him!)
OLASAL
24/07/2009 13:00:00
0
Loose change £45m Olasal lol.
jackblue
24/07/2009 13:13:00
0
So he does have a price then Olasal.
Buzz Lightyear
24/07/2009 13:36:00
0
couldnt give a toss if they do or not because it was chelsea who let the world know we was after terry NOT city. its good to see a good honest chelsea fan on here and fair play to you mate.
Mike Hunt
24/07/2009 13:40:00
0
If you have broken the rules about approaching a player then yes we should report you, because you know if it was the other way round every man and his dog would be having a go at us. If you haven't any rules then nope no need ... What I would say is I wish we could take the press to court every time they print cr@p......so basically they would be in court full time..:O)
Embers
24/07/2009 13:52:00
0
Also is it actually Cheslea saying they will report City, or is it "the press" saying Chelsea will report City.....big difference between those statements.. Chances are its the press based on a so called "inside source"... I just wish the whole sage would finish as its not helping anyone. Why would city spend 40m on JT, he's 29 and got a dodgy back. Yes he's a great leader and player but how many years do you really think you'll get out of him?
Embers
24/07/2009 13:55:00
0
We absolutely should report Hughes for tapping up. We have been condemned in that department for much less than Hughes has done behind the back of Chelsea and in public media.
Lindy
24/07/2009 15:43:00
0
As soon as Taggart nabbed Berbaflop from Manchester airport without the permission of Tottenham all rules went out of the window. If they can get away with that then Hughes can have Terry over for dinner and give him a £10 million cheque desert for all the FA care.
MCFC_Goatboy
24/07/2009 16:18:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

(Video) NFL Star & City Fans In Los Angeles & NY

The official Manchester City Football Club website has been running a couple of features on football / soccer supporters, who follow MCFC in the United States of America.

(Video) Preview: Southampton v Manchester City

By the time a ball gets kicked at St Mary's for the late kick off on Sunday afternoon the Premier League title may well have been won by this season's surprise package, Leicester City.

Saints v Man City Live Streams & TV Coverage

Manchester City travel to St Mary's Stadium this weekend to take on Ronald Koeman's Southampton.

A Mixed Bag Of Injuries For Manchester City FC

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
As featured on NewsNow: Real Madrid news
Real Madrid News 24/7  

Site Journalists

Tudor
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Sedgie
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many goals, if any will City score against Southampton?
Suggested By: Tudor
Five or more1%
Four3%
Three33%
Two40%
One10%
City won't score13%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 35 22 10 3 76 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Man City 35 19 7 9 64 32
4 Arsenal 35 18 10 7 64 24
5 Man Utd 34 17 8 9 59 12
6 West Ham 34 14 14 6 56 14
7 Liverpool 34 15 10 9 55 13
8 Southampton 35 15 9 11 54 12
9 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
10 Stoke 35 13 8 14 47 -14
11 Everton 34 9 14 11 41 5
12 Watford 34 11 8 15 41 -7
13 WBA 35 10 11 14 41 -11
14 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -19
15 Swansea 35 10 10 15 40 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 10 9 16 39 -9
17 Sunderland 34 7 10 17 31 -18
18 Norwich 34 8 7 19 31 -25
19 Newcastle 35 7 9 19 30 -26
R Aston Villa 35 3 7 25 16 -44
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

May 1 2016 4:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 8 2016 4:00PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear997
2.Tudor543
3.Johnny Baguette492
4.Skoorb443
5.Colin Is The King308
6.fifthcolumnblue242
7.Bluedub201
8.Rising112
9.seac105
10.citizhun100