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Sparky's options are getting stronger and the first full 90 minutes in Sky Blue of Roque Santa Cruz underlines City's clear and present danger to our rivals...

Crocky, sorry, Rocky's power in the air was there for all to see as City reached the League Cup Quarter Finals. Himself and Emmanuel Adebayor are giving us the kind of aerial threat that we haven't seen up front since the days of Niall 'Disco Pants' Quinn.

Here's to the affable Paraguayan enjoying the type of City career success to that of the big Irishman, albeit with the trophies Quinny richly deserved for his efforts but never realised:

VMC City Video Link: Rocky's Cup Verdict

14. Roque Santa Cruz 35%
7. Stephen Ireland 16%
8. Shaun Wright-Phillips 12%
1. Shay Given 9%
40. Vladimir Weiss 7%
27. Benjani Mwaruwari 7%
5. Pablo Zabaleta 3%
34. Nigel De Jong 3%
18. Gareth Barry 3%
32. Carlos Tevez 1%
33. Vincent Kompany 1%
19. Joleon Lescott 1%
16. Silvio Sylvinho 1%
6. Michael Johnson 1%

The Story So Far:
FA Premier League unless stated

Nigel De Jong, 3 (Fulham H LC R3, West Ham H, Wigan Athletic A)
Craig Bellamy, 3 (Arsenal H, the rags A, Villa A)
Gareth Barry, 2 (Blackburn A, Portsmouth A)
Roque Santa Cruz, 1 (Scunthorpe H LC R4)
Wayne Bridge, 1 (Fulham H)
Emmanuel Adebayor, 1 (Wolves H)
Shaun Wright-Phillips, 1 (C. Palace A LC R2)

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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 30 2009

Time: 7:59AM

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Sparky's "mercenaries" keep on putting in more than a shift. What's all that about then, "Fleet Street" hacks?
Johnny Baguette
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30/10/2009 08:06:00

Well I picked this winner after selecting a couple of dodgy MOTM's recently, hopefully Santa Cruz will get another match or 2 soon after impressing in the last match.
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30/10/2009 12:17:00

I'd of gone for Sweep.
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30/10/2009 16:43:00

I watched a re-run of this game and then voted for RSC but thought Tevez ran him close
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01/11/2009 06:19:00

I watched a re-run of this game and then voted for RSC but thought Tevez ran him close
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01/11/2009 06:20:00

Great to see RSC fully fit and showing some of the form that made him a star at Blackburn. More of the same thanks Rocky.
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01/11/2009 12:02:00

Thai - Tevez was my second choice too.
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01/11/2009 12:44:00


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