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Benítez One Game Away From The Sack *VIDEO*

Benítez One Game Away From The Sack *VIDEO*


We at Vital Manchester City have decided to show an unusual and perhaps morbid look at Liverpool's demise. Is Rafael Benítez one game away from the sack?

Four games played, four games lost. At last, the tide is turning and about time too. At the start of the season I had Arsenal as favourites to drop out of the so-called Premier Leagues Top 4 but it appears I might be wrong, perhaps it could be Liverpool?

With the Liverpool - Manchester United game starting two hours ahead of City's home encounter with Fulham on Sunday City boss Mark Hughes has this to say...

'I'm relishing the fact the other two are playing each other. It's a big fixture in the sporting calendar, and irrespective of our ambitions this year, everybody looks at that game because it's a big one and there's huge focus on it.'

'Maybe this year we're looking at it with a different view and with renewed interest.'

'You hope the teams in and around you stumble so you can take full advantage of that. Obviously, in years gone by, we've been more used to mid-table teams and the like, and looking at their results.'

'Maybe now we can say we're looking at the top teams around us and hoping they're going to fail.'


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I saw this on ESPN America and for once, agreed with their TV pundits. Do you?

Oh how the mighty are beginning to fall!



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Writer:Tudor
Date:Friday October 23 2009
Time: 4:16PM

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The Mickeys look a brutal side right now.
Johnny Baguette
23/10/2009 18:19:00
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This is exactly the kind of smug, distatesteful and arogant article that makes City fans so disliked by so many. "We at Vital Manchester City have decided to show an unusual and perhaps morbid look at Liverpool's demise. Is Rafael Benítez one game away from the sack?" Is the rather Nazi-like symbol on your club's badge a proud eagle or an obnoxious vulture? By all means discuss some of Liverpool's issues and how they relate to your team, but I'm sorry to say that this article really does go some way to proving SAF right when he said you don't have 'a big club mentality'. I never used to have a problem with City fans, in fact I always admired the humble way in which they would persist in their support of a club which has for so long dwelled in the shadow of its neighbours. But clearly most City fans haven't learnt from their troubled past. Since the takeover the majority of your club's fans have displayed absolutely no class or respect - merely licking their lips as they attempt to break into the top 4. What is more disturbing is that, whether you mean to or not, most City fans give the impression that they are more interested in seeing one of the big four slip out of the group, rather than seeing City climb into it. Not all City fans are like this, in fact there are a couple in particular here on Vital who seem to understand and respect City's position very well, but understand that comments such as the one above just make you look like the biggest a*sholes in football. Rant over, thanks for your time. : )
ArsenalRob
23/10/2009 18:34:00
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And thanks for yours, Rob.
Johnny Baguette
23/10/2009 19:05:00
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4-2. 4-2...
severedgein
23/10/2009 19:11:00
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lol rob... we're classless and yet it's you calling us nazi's and assholes... it's your fans injuring stewards and rioting because of a goal celebration... it's you who doesn't grasp that in order for us to get in the top 4 someone will have to drop out. You say we have no class and yet your little rant has none. If you want to make a point it's best not to show the qualities in yourself that you are complaining about.
MCFC_Goatboy
23/10/2009 19:15:00
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I think you'll find that (if you actually asked) City fans, like Spunks/Everton/Villa fans and in fact most non-big-4 fans, don't really care WHO breaks into the top 4. Of course we WANT our teams to. But it's really more about not watching the same drivel year after year from you lot. The majority of the PL wants actual competition amongst the 20 teams like the old First Division where anyone could really have a go at it instead of this status quo game that the CL teams go through every season.
severedgein
23/10/2009 20:33:00
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Outside of the no longer with us Nobby Allcock, all the feedback we've had from our opponents on our weekly Q+A has been positive towards The Blues.
Johnny Baguette
23/10/2009 20:36:00
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Arsenal Rob - I think that any fans would be licking their lips at the opportunity to be successful and break the monotony of the Sky 4, this will make any success which comes our way all the more sweeter than it would anyway after the extended wait which we've had - I don't think that there is anything wrong with this. I also don't think that there was much class in also making out that our official club badge looks like it belongs in The Third Reich as I believe that I am correct in thinking that City have one of the largest Jewish followings in English football and our owners also happen to be from the Middle East. It also wasn't our supporters who acted like a bunch of Nazi stormtroopers in front of the world during our 4-2 victory against your team the other week.
Kevinho
23/10/2009 20:57:00
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JB - Is it safe to assume that Nobby Allcock will not be answering the Q&A when the rags visit eastlands then? LOL
Kevinho
23/10/2009 20:59:00
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We cannot rule out some kind of paranormal voice from beyond the grave, Kev. In fact, we can almost confirm it already....
Johnny Baguette
23/10/2009 21:01:00
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