UK time is: 09:34:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Backroom re-shuffle at City

At long last, Stuart Pearce has reshuffled his backroom staff, with Steve Wigley being promoted to first-team coach after a successful short spell in charge of the reserves.

With the focus and expectation on changing the playing staff, it is encouraging to see some much needed movement behind the scenes, which marks a final break from the Keegan era.... and not before time.

With the changes made, Psycho is continuing to extend his influence across the club, both on and off the pitch. Next season's squad will be the first one that can really be called Pearce's as he continues to clear out the last vestiges of the previous regime.

Psycho will I'm sure be influenced by the successful Clough/Taylor management double act during Nottingham Forest's glory years, and perhaps this is an attempt to emulate his mentors...perhaps the likes of Joe Mercer and Malcolm Allison may have also inspired him.

Anyway, we'll only have to wait until next season to see whether this re-shuffle has been a success. Meanwhile Frankie Bunn takes over responsibilities for the reserves, whilst Derek Fazackerley moves downwards from first-team coach to a scouting role.




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 14 2006

Time: 8:03PM

Your Comments

Not entirely convinced, but is probably good news - I did hear a rumour a while ago that Roy Keane was going to be Psycho's No 2 next season, but hopefully that's put well and truly to bed now with this appointment.
bluetone
i think he deserves it, he's done a good job with the reserves apparently
green giant 12
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

The Ped INTO Europe Report CSKA 2-2 City (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Pellegrini Denies We Are Now Outsiders (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Team News: CSKA Moscow v City (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Pellegrini Praises Our Mozart (Sunday October 19 2014)

The Ped Report....City 4-1 Spurs (Sunday October 19 2014)

Team News: City v Tottenham Hotspur (Friday October 17 2014)

Looking For A Certain Goal Ratio (Thursday October 16 2014)

More Milner Murmurings (Thursday October 16 2014)

Archived Manchester City 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 201
2. Skoorb 126
3. fifthcolumnblue 96
4. Bluedub 60
5. kennyclementstache 54
6. PhillyBlueMoon 50
7. rojo2010 43
8. CITYBOY1000 42
9. citizhun 40
10. johnkelv 39

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 4 - 1 Spurs
Aston Villa 0 - 2 Man City
Hull City 2 - 4 Man City
Man City 1 - 1 Chelsea
Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 8 7 1 0 +15 22
2. Man City 8 5 2 1 +10 17
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 +14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 +4 13
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 +1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 +3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 +2 11

Breaking League News

Vital Report: Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid
» Liverpool : 23/10/2014 09:06:00
Kouyate Return Is On!
» West Ham : 23/10/2014 07:51:00
City Hold No Fears!
» West Ham : 23/10/2014 07:40:00
Drogba - Just Looking Around!
» Chelsea : 23/10/2014 07:37:00
Costa`s Hospital Woe!
» Chelsea : 23/10/2014 07:36:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Your Favourite Kun Goal Against Spurs?
Suggested By:  Shaun Gloater
Agüero 13′ 45%
Agüero 20′(pen) 0%
Agüero 68′ (pen) 11%
Agüero 75′ 44%