Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Derby Fall Out Continues: Garrido On The Coin

Derby Fall Out Continues: Garrido On The Coin



While evidence emerges of the derby's Bellamy face-pushed pitch invader alledgedly carrying something on to the field, Javier Garrido has talked of the day's hostility...

Sir Alex Ferguson talked of this game being the greatest Manchester derby because his team won after extra time, but unfortunately focus has fallen upon none football related incidents in the fall out from a game's backdrop that looks to have set a precedent for the next time around.

united certainly treated this game with more respect than they have done in previous years despite Taggart saying that games with Liverpool are his side's real derbies. Whatever his belief, City's resurgence raised the stakes, without a doubt for Taggart's players, many of whom, outside of Patrice Evra were cynical in numerous pre match interviews.

City's Javier Garrido was struck by a coin. Here's his take on what went down in Stretford on Sunday:

'I've been in England for two seasons and this was the match with more fanaticism than any other. I know other derbies but this atmosphere was incredible with insults flying as soon as we arrived at the stadium.

'I was hit by a coin on the head when I was just walking calmly down the tunnel but I believe the target was Carlos Tevez, but I was standing next to him at the time.'

united have announced that the idiot who ran on to the pitch after extra time had finished will be banned from Old Trafford for life. To date, however, they have yet to trace the brave coin thrower.

'This was seen by Manchester United staff but nobody offered any kind of reason. Manchester City have not provoked any of this controversy and United have created a climate of hostility against us.'

Now before anybody shreiks about the situation threatening to become over sanitised, you can be absolutely assured that were Manchester united players on the receiving end of any of this, Alex Ferguson would be raging and the hacks who cower in his presence would be kicking up a storm rather than focusing on Craig Bellamy's reputation.

The scattergun approach Football Association themselves are slowly setting precedents for a long season and it emerged last night that even unused substitute Gary 'Chuckle' Neville's on pitch celebration after the golden goal went in is coming under FA scrutiny this morning. City will also make a formal complaint over Fourth Official Alan Wiley's open joking with Taggart who was pointing to his watch pitch side in the 97th minute.

The indications are already, judging by what we have seen across Premier League football so far this campaign that they are going to be busy this winter.

JOIN VITAL MANCHESTER CITY:

Vital Manchester City was the fastest growing Independent City Website last season and has a membership now standing at 1700 strong. There's more to come - Be Here Now and join the debate in our Forums as resurgent City's season continues in the League Cup on Wednesday night!








*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Tuesday September 22 2009
Time: 8:00AM

Comments

0
With tv evidence the FA must take action
enzo city
22/09/2009 12:08:00
0
I'd hope so! A stiff fine or behind closed doors?
merlin
22/09/2009 20:37:00
0
Typically this has all gone rather quiet as it always does when United are in the wrong in any controversial incident.
Kevinho
26/09/2009 19:25:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Blue Tuesday Podcast (21/02/17)

Jimmy Wagg from BBC Radio Manchester asks how many of Manchester City's team from the weekend (v Huddersfield Town) will still be at the Etihad in August?

Manchester City Player Ratings v Monaco

I am giving my first ever 10 out of 10 but you'll have to read on to find out who received my perfect score.

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (22/2/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Man City 5-3 Monaco Highlights & Match Analysis

Hell of a humdinger at the Etihad last night. WOW!

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 Monaco Blitzkrieg?
Suggested By: Shaun Gloater
R Sterling 2615%
S Aguero 584%
S Aguero 7160%
J Stones 764%
L Sane 8217%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 26 2017 2:15PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2017 4:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 12:30PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2017 4:30PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 7:45PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear538
2.Skoorb254
3.Johnny Baguette251
4.Rising127
5.Bluedub113
6.Tudor103
7.johnkelv94
8.Colin Is The King74
9.citizhun72
10.kennyclementstache56
The Vital Football Members League