UK time is: 10:48:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Part 1: Fan's Forum with Tevez, Toure


Here is Part 1, of my 3 Part Exclusive from the Fan's Forum on Thursday night. Attending the event was:

Carlos Tevez
Kolo Toure
Danny Wilson, Chief Supporters Officer
John Stemp, Chief Infrastructure Officer

The evening was hosted by Hugh Ferris from Key 103 radio station and was kicked-off with a signing session. After the signing and photos finished the questions from the fans began:

1) Fan: 'I've heard a rumour that if Argentina were to win the World Cup then you will retire from football, is there any truth in this rumour?'

Carlos: 'I'm here for the long term, of course, if we do win the World Cup with Argentina that would be fabulous. But when I came here last summer I was offered the big project, and I am planning to be here for the long term.' (mass applause)

2) Fan: 'For Kolo, is your brother on his way to City?'

Kolo: 'Yaya is a good player, however, he is not quite happy at the moment. If he decides he wants to leave Barcelona then ofcourse, I will tell him to come to City.'

3) Fan: 'Is it better at City than at United?'

Carlos: 'I'd say, United has a level, a very high opinion of themselves. For me, City has more street-cred.'

4) Fan: 'How do you rate Adam Johnson's chances of getting into England's World Cup squad?'

Carlos: 'Adam is a great player, he only joined in January but he has settled in very well. I am sure he would fit into the England squad.'

Kolo: 'Adam is doing very well, if he keeps going and keeps playing the way he is then I think he has got a big, big chance.'

5) Fan: 'How's your daughter doing Carlos?'

Carlos: 'Obviously, my daughter was born prematurely at 6 and three quarter months. It was a very difficult time for me but my thanks go to all the players, all the technical staff and to all the people at the club. Thanks very much for asking.'

6) Fan: 'Who do you prefer playing for, Argentina or City?'

Carlos: 'Both are very different, however, both are consistently strong experiences of my life. I enjoy both opportunities very much.'

7) Fan: 'If you could have any player at Manchester City, past or present, who would it be?'

Kolo: 'Maradona for me. There are two types of players in football; the normal players and the players that come from absolutely nowhere like Zidane and Pele. His talent was unbelievable.'

8) Hugh Ferris: 'Carlos, you obviously train under Maradona for the national team, does he still have his old boots?'

Carlos: 'No he does not have any boots, he sustained a very bad knee injury so he never joins in with training sessions.'

Tomorrow or the dat after, I will publish Part 2 which will include information on whether...

The Sheik's plan to buy Eastlands.
If Tevez still thinks Gary Neville is a moron.
How Tevez felt when he scored a brace against United at Eastlands
If the Togo incident affected Kolo Toure whilst on African Cup of Nations Duty.




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: bigal84 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 19 2010

Time: 10:28PM

Your Comments

Scragg a fabulous write up, good to her that Carlos's baby question. Looking forward to part two.
buzz lightyear
More superb stuff from The Scraggster!
Johnny Baguette
Great article Scragg - look forward to reading the other two parts.
Thaibluefan
thanks Scragg a great insight in to the forum and the players opinions.
Wswilly3
A video of the event is now up on the official site..............http://www.mcfc.co.uk/Video
Johnny Baguette
awesome!
eighthsin
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

The Eagles vs The Citizens (Friday April 25 2014)

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 190
3. Buzz Lightyear 170
4. PhillyBlueMoon 135
5. Bluedub 132
6. fifthcolumnblue 131
7. kennyclementstache 126
8. citizhun 112
9. rojo2010 111
10. Spooks 108

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

On another Planet!
Spurs : 25/04/2014 09:07:00
The Eagles vs The Citizens
Man City : 25/04/2014 08:30:00
Whittaker: There's Been A Big Change
Norwich : 25/04/2014 08:10:00
Terry Set to Play!
Chelsea : 25/04/2014 07:26:00
Ramires Get 4 Game Ban!
Chelsea : 25/04/2014 07:25:00
Courtois - SOS Call!
Chelsea : 25/04/2014 07:24:00
Michu Set To Miss Aston Villa Game
Swansea : 24/04/2014 22:58:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Yaya Injured - Who Should Partner Fernandinho In Midfield?
Suggested By:  Gerry Gow
Javi Garcia 36%
Jimmy Milner 64%