Writer: Johnny Baguette
Date:Wednesday December 30 2009
City's Mancini inspired Xmas resurgence has been noteable for it's focused team ethic. Carlos Tevez and Gareth Barry have spearheaded the charge earning richly deserved applause...
Barry has been growing in confidence and stature again and 12 goal 'El Apache,' well, he's been simply stunning.
Across the team, players like Barry, Tevez, Micah Richards, Vincent Kompany and Martin Petrov already look happier under Mancio's guidance after two tough challenges were overcome with 5 goals to the good and 2 clean sheets taking City into 2010 in 5th place with a game in hand.
Man Of The Match versus Stoke:
18. Gareth Barry 30%
32. Carlos Tevez 23%
1. Shay Given 11%
5. Pablo Zabaleta 10%
17. Martin Petrov 8%
33. Vincent Kompany 7%
10. Robinho 4%
7. Stephen Ireland 2%
28. Kolo Toure 2%
34. Nigel de Jong 2%
16. Sylvinho 1%
39. Craig Bellamy 0%
2. Micah Richards 0%
Man Of The Match versus Wolves:
32. Carlos Tevez 60%
39. Craig Bellamy 12%
1. Shay Given 5%
18. Gareth Barry 4%
33. Vincent Kompany 4%
34. Nigel De Jong 3%
10. De Souza Robinho 3%
15. Javier Garrido 3%
16. Silvio Sylvinho 1%
5. Pablo Zabaleta 1%
28. Kolo Toure 1%
2. Micah Richards 1%
17. Martin Petrov 1%
7. Stephen Ireland 1%
As ever, our VMC Front page MOTM polls give an accurate indicator of who's doing the business for The Blues across the season.
Nigel De Jong remains our front runner at the half way stage, but Bellamy, Tevez, Barry and SWP are already in the mix for the VMC Man of The Season...
The Story So Far:
FA Premier League unless stated
Nigel de Jong, 5 (Fulham H LC R3, West Ham H, Wigan Athletic A, Liverpool A, Chelsea H)
Craig Bellamy, 4 (Arsenal H, the rags A, Villa A, Sunderland H)
Carlos Tevez, 3 (Bolton A, Spurs A, Wolves A)
Gareth Barry, 3 (Blackburn A, Portsmouth A, Stoke H)
Shaun Wright-Phillips, 3 (C. Palace A LC R2, Burnley H, Arsenal H LC QF)
Shay Given, 1 (Birmingham A)
Roque Santa Cruz, 1 (Scunthorpe H LC R4)
Wayne Bridge, 1 (Fulham H)
Emmanuel Adebayor, 1 (Wolves H)
City's 1-1 throwaway against Hull City registered no winner.
VMC's Previous Man Of The Season:
2007-2008 Elano Blumer
2008-2009 Stephen Ireland
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Date:Wednesday December 30 2009
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