UK time is: 13:15:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Lombardo Joins City's Coaching Staff

Attilio Lombardo has joined his old friend and current Manchester City boss, Roberto Mancini at Eastlands.

The 44-year-old former Italy winger, who played at Sampdoria in the 1990s alongside Mancini is expected to attend City's training ground on Thursday 1st July when the majority of the players report back for pre-season training.

Capped 19 times the Italian had this to say...

"I'm proud to work alongside Mancini. I played for a year-and-a-half at Crystal Palace so I know some of the football."

"I'll try to recover what little English I learned. For me this is a great opportunity for professional growth - working with a coach who has won so much."

"We always stayed in touch then he (Mancini) called me recently, to say, Attilio, do you want to come here? I immediately said yes."

"He needed one more person to give him a hand, I'll help him with some work on the pitch and then I'll go to see a few games of City's opponents, especially those in the Europa League."


Fact File

Attilio Lombardo's fact file can be found here.






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: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 29 2010

Time: 3:05PM

Your Comments

He needs somebody to go to Italian restaurants with.
Wswilly3
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

City Win Meeting Of Champions (Thursday July 24 2014)

Negredo Undergoes Surgery (Wednesday July 23 2014)

U21 Game Cancelled - Club Statement (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Negredo Replacement Targeted (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Youngster Exits And Youngsters Exit! (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Negredo Busts His Metatarsal (Monday July 21 2014)

City Head Out For US Tour (Monday July 21 2014)

Hearts 1-2 Man City (Saturday July 19 2014)

Toure Pledges To See Out Contract (Friday July 18 2014)

Falcao How? (Friday July 18 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. Buzz Lightyear 209
2. Bluedub 110
3. fifthcolumnblue 91
4. kennyclementstache 77
5. Skoorb 65
6. citizhun 63
7. Spooks 51
8. BamaEngineer 49
9. rojo2010 42
10. PhillyBlueMoon 41

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Morrison - On the Way Out?
West Ham : 24/07/2014 13:01:00
Liverpool: Rodgers After Value Not Marquee Buys
Liverpool : 24/07/2014 13:00:00
Robertson Transfer War!
West Ham : 24/07/2014 13:00:00
Kouyate Injury Blow
West Ham : 24/07/2014 12:59:00
Carroll Injury- What`s Going On?
West Ham : 24/07/2014 12:58:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the Year?
Suggested By:  Site Staff
David Silva 8%
Pablo Zabaleta 43%
Edin Dzeko 5%
Yaya Toure 44%