Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Burnley Berserker Post Match Reaction

Burnley Berserker Post Match Reaction



City's free scoring players, so often derided by the hacks as mercenaries showed they want success as much as Planet Blue in wretched conditions. Reaction follows...

Roberto Mancini:

The Blues' gaffer was clearly delighted:

'It is a good position to be in and an important one. But it will be more important at the end of the season. We have some difficult games ahead and we need to show the kind of concentration we did.

'If we do that we have a good chance as it is going to be a battle with Liverpool and Tottenham. We played very well, especially in the first 25 minutes, and were focused as we wanted to win the game. We pressed high up the pitch and had a lot of ball in and around the box which gave us some chances.'


And of his MCFC future?

'I am manager of Manchester City and I am happy to stay here.'

Brian Laws:

The Clarets boss was crestfallen:

'The game was over after the first seven minutes. The supporters and myself didn't expect that. They opened us up and killed the game. I apologise to the supporters for an awful display. It wasn't good enough and was unacceptable. I feel I am getting full commitment from the players but I am disappointed and feel let down.

'Everyone is in shock. It was incredible.'


VMC City Video Link: Mancio Pitchside Reaction At Turf Moor









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

Writer:Bluey Armstrong
Date:Saturday April 3 2010
Time: 9:40PM

Comments

0
Mancio proving a very cool customer. He must have balls of steel taking on this job when he has done and taking us this far.
Johnny Baguette
03/04/2010 21:44:00
0
This has been coming, it was only matter of time before we hammered someone. Outstanding team display, such a shame the weather spoiled it second half. Credit Burnley for not rolling over, and having a go second half.
Bluedub
03/04/2010 21:49:00
0
All our forwards were red hot today, adebayor was running like his life depended on it. To be honest, burnley were poor. Mancini has taken some unfair stick from the media and hughes supporters. Funny how people were quick to call for hughes to get time and to sign his own players. Why doesnt Mancio get the same treatment. I really hope we get 4th place under him and stick two fingers up to the all the doubters and the annoying jose mourinho fan club (british press)
Super City Slicker
04/04/2010 00:30:00
0
Great display from the Blues - we should have been 8-0 up at half time. The second half was a non event with all the rain - let's hope we show that passion in all our remaining games.
Thaibluefan
04/04/2010 01:07:00
0
If the rain had held off this was going for a 10 goal, but the object in the secomd half was to not get injured and although Burnley pulled one back in the second, There was no urgency for City, the job had been done in the first 6 minutes. Well done the lads.
Buzz Lightyear
04/04/2010 05:22:00
0
Mancio certainly doesn't seems to have his feet on the ground by the looks of that video link!
Johnny Baguette
04/04/2010 08:32:00
0
Bluedub, I'll credit Burnley for nothing. Their ineptitude around pitch preparation saved them an even bigger hiding. They presented that mess of a pitch on purpose because they knew they'd get beat, great insight of the teams mental frailties, it was a disgrace to see their backroom staff barracking the fourth official about the pitch conditions. I found these antics embarrassing and childlike at best, c**p team,c**p grounds staff.
RobsonGreensleeves
04/04/2010 10:47:00
0
How long since we had three straight away wins in the Premiership?
Wswilly3
04/04/2010 11:38:00
0
Sorry forgot we drew away to Sunderland after the Chelsea win - getting too carried away!!
Wswilly3
04/04/2010 11:45:00
0
Our away form is suddenly firing lol! Great timing in that we have mainly home games during this mini season run in!
Johnny Baguette
04/04/2010 12:10:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Selby Wants Frampton Next

Recent Manchester City Articles

(Audio) Henry Winter Analyses The Keeper Issue At City

The Times' Chief Football Writer Henry Winter analyses the goalkeeping situation at Manchester City.

Case For Angus Gunn: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

Statistics prove Coco the Clown, aka Claudio Bravo is currently the worst goalkeeper in the Premier League and so please Pep, surely it's the time to give Angus Gunn his opportunity.

You Are The Manager - What Next?

Following yesterday's embarrassing 4-0 defeat away at Everton we Blues are asking this. If you were Pep Guardiola what would you do?

Bravo Two Zero

Bravo Two Zero was the call sign of an eight-man British Army SAS patrol, deployed into Iraq during the First Gulf War. Their grit, graft, determination, bottle and fight...

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Based on Bravo's continued dire performances, who should replace him?
Suggested By: Tudor
Willy Caballero 8%
Angus Gunn 28%
Mrs Miggins from down our street12%
Anyone with a pulse52%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 21 13 6 2 45 29
3 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 45 25
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 21 13 3 5 42 15
6 Man Utd 21 11 7 3 40 12
7 Everton 21 9 6 6 33 9
8 WBA 21 8 5 8 29 0
9 Stoke 21 7 6 8 27 -6
10 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
11 AFC Bournemouth 21 7 4 10 25 -7
12 West Ham 21 7 4 10 25 -9
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 21 6 5 10 23 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 21 4 8 9 20 -5
17 Crystal Palace 21 4 4 13 16 -10
18 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
19 Sunderland 21 4 3 14 15 -20
20 Swansea 21 4 3 14 15 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 5:30PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 1:30PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 13 2017 8:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 26 2017 2:15PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear377
2.Skoorb337
3.Johnny Baguette287
4.Rising162
5.Tudor156
6.Bluedub144
7.johnkelv81
8.Colin Is The King74
9.OziMan49
10.kennyclementstache46
The Vital Football Members League