UK time is: 04:00:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Robinho Helps No-one With Latest Comments



Many of us half expected Robinho to readily start talking about his time at Manchester City to the hacks. The only surprise is that he's already at it...

After scoring a goal in his Santos loan debut following his helicoptered karaoke arrival, the talented striker chose his moment to directly talk to Das Daily Mail about City manager Roberto Mancini's approach to football, at the same time slating the European game.

'Mancini has a different way of thinking. In Brazil, the coach respects the player's characteristics. But in Europe, they are used to playing with two lines of four players and they don't want to know what you can do. There, if you are a forward, the coach sends you on to the pitch just to run. You have to run and that's it.'

Robinho is in danger of burning his European bridges as he nails his colours firmly to the Brazilian World Cup mast.

Judging by the pisspoor standard of defending he breached in his debut game, he's going to have plenty of time to talk about his life under Mark Hughes and Mancio.

Here's hoping he chooses to keep his trap shut, because he will win few admirers in the European game should he choose to follow this route.

JOIN VITAL MANCHESTER CITY

Vital Manchester City was the fastest growing independent City Website of 2009 with a worldwide membership of over 2,100 Blues strong. Thank you for your support! Get on board both here and in our buzzing forums as we prepare for our mate Kev Davies and Bolton!









Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The journalist

Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 9 2010

Time: 10:09AM

Your Comments

*****poor defending JB? You're the king of the understatement! W**k is more like it, its not even proper league football he's playing, its just local league *****e, apparantely in front of a bumper crowd of 15000!
RobsonGreensleeves
LMAO. Do you think they are allowed to tackle in that league? If so, he'll be sorted!
Johnny Baguette
I wish that he would just keep his mouth shut but I'll not worry too much about it to be honest. I see that ex-City Assistant Manager Mark Bowen was hardly too complimentary in his assessment of Robinho in an interview on the BBC website earlier today!
Kevinho
link kev ?
bluemooner_mcfc
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

The Ped Report City 2-2 Sunderland (Thursday April 17 2014)

Stats: Manchester City v Sunderland (Wednesday April 16 2014)

The Citizens versus The Black Cats (Wednesday April 16 2014)

The Ped Report Liverpool 3-2 City (Sunday April 13 2014)

The Reds versus The Citizens (Saturday April 12 2014)

Archived Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Johnny Baguette 288
2. Skoorb 174
3. Buzz Lightyear 169
4. PhillyBlueMoon 129
5. fifthcolumnblue 127
6. Bluedub 123
7. kennyclementstache 121
8. rojo2010 111
9. Spooks 108
10. citizhun 106

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 3 - 1 WBA
Man City 2 - 2 Sunderland
Liverpool 3 - 2 Man City
Man City 4 - 1 Southampton
Arsenal 1 - 1 Man City
Man Utd 0 - 3 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Liverpool 35 25 5 5 +52 80
2. Chelsea 35 23 6 6 +41 75
3. Man City 34 23 5 6 +56 74
4. Arsenal 35 21 7 7 +21 70
5. Everton 35 20 9 6 +23 69
6. Spurs 35 19 6 10 +2 63
7. Man Utd 34 17 6 11 +16 57

Breaking League News

Will Swansea City Take Risk And Appoint Monk?
Swansea : 23/04/2014 21:48:00
Have Your Say In The Vital Swansea Message Forum
Swansea : 23/04/2014 21:35:00
Liverpool: Reds To Spend Big In Summer
Liverpool : 23/04/2014 19:40:00
FA To Get Their Pound of Flesh
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 19:07:00
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 16:40:00
Boss Urges Fans To Fill the Stadium of Light
Sunderland : 23/04/2014 15:27:00
Borini Picks Up Young Player Gong
Sunderland : 23/04/2014 15:02:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Yaya Injured - Who Should Partner Fernandinho In Midfield?
Suggested By:  Gerry Gow
Javi Garcia 31%
Jimmy Milner 69%