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Scholes Adds Spurs To His Pontificating Drivel

Ageing rag midfielder Paul Scholes has been talking about City again but has thrown 'expert' comments on our close rivals Spurs into his bordering on the obsessive mix...

For the second time in a week united's rusting midfield anchor man has decided to re-diss The Blues via the hacks, revisiting his been there, seen it, done it angle.

In an interview with every rag's favourite sunday rag, The Sunday Mirror, this time around, he seems to be referring to a Premier League 'Big Three.'

'I honestly think it will be the same as any other season really...The same teams that are always there will be up there - ourselves, Chelsea and Arsenal.'

Whither now, Liverpool, then??

'Tottenham had a great year but whether they manage to do that again, I'm not sure. How good City are going to be we don't know yet. They have been spending big money again this summer but whether they can gel together in time this season remains to be seen, although there's no doubt they have a quality team now.'

Thanks for that nod of recognition Scholesy, but again, you've highlighted that when the rags were repeatedly breaking transfer fee records unchallenged across the years this 'gelling' factor was never in question.

How times have changed for the club with the new benefactor All Over Now!

The rags will be appearing at Eastlands on Wednesday 10th November at 8pm Manchester time.

VMC Link: Scholes The First Rag To Focus On City

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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 1 2010

Time: 1:42PM

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Interesting that the rags are all talking about anyone but themselves. Suppose therre's not a lot to talk about over on the dark side. Do you feel a disturbance in the force Mr Scholes?
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01/08/2010 13:46:00

Its a matter of time (And a small amount at that) until the party is over at Old Trafford. Net Debt is set to reach GBP 1billion by the end of 2011. Yikes
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01/08/2010 13:53:00

Clocked the same story on the MUEN site, amazingly they aren't posting that many comments, shocker!
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01/08/2010 13:58:00

That AON sponsorship is punchline gold for City. :)
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01/08/2010 14:08:00

united keep saying, they have money to spend. They are not spending it. Huddersfield Yiddo is right: Yikes. On the other hand City are definately trying to buy the title. I mean, Bellamy, Robineo Santa Cruise and Adby whatever. All bought for mega bucks and being disgarded after one season. That's trying to buy it. Spurs on the other hand are as pure as the driven snow.
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01/08/2010 14:18:00

Adebayour and Bellamy aren't going anywhere I hope. RSC can go for being injury prone, Robihno can go for being a spoilt child...
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01/08/2010 14:21:00

Why don't you want Adebayor to go, Heavy? Uses up a lot in wages(But that wouldn't really matter to you guys would it?), doesn't seen all that hard-working and is another body who expects to be in the 25. Get rid, and use Tevez and (hopefully) Balotelli as strikers, that's a world-beating front pair IF-and it's a big IF-they gel.
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01/08/2010 14:24:00

He isnt exactly having a dig is he? its what everyone is thinking, can spurs actually break the top 4 again? my money is on them too and can city gell to together in time? will the likes of silva, toure, boteng, kolarov fit into the premier league only time will tell, mr scholes hit the nail on the head really so fair play too him. Im not having a pop at you btw i think you will get 3rd with arsenal dropping 5th and pool 7th again.
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01/08/2010 14:28:00

I don't want him to go as he will score plenty. 14 last year, taking into account the Togo shooting, injuries and lengthy suspensions, all from 26 games. He may appear lazy on the pitch, Tevez is the livewire, but I want him to stay. Front four of Tevez, Balotelli, Adebayour and Bellamy if required. No team should rely on just two strikers...
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01/08/2010 14:31:00

Who said you'd have just two strikers? You just said Bellamy was one you hoped wouldn't go, so technically you'd have three, with Silva able to play the second striker role if required. It's all objecitve, anyway, but personally I feel you don't need Adebayor. Us on the other hand, well, that's a different story. :)
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01/08/2010 14:38:00

Never said anyone mentioned we'd have two strikers, but it's all about strength and depth, we're developing into a side that has two class players in every position.
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01/08/2010 14:40:00

Adebayor should stay, his goal ratio is good and his attitude at City is professional. I think his near death experience has really made him mature and he could blossom for us with even more quality around him this season. As for Bellamy, I'm not too sure - he played really well for us last season but I think his attitude has let him down on occasions - am not too sure of how positive his influence is in the dressing room...It's difficult to know how much truth there is in all these supposed bust-ups with Mancini - the sources being the Sun, Mirror, Daily Mail and other rag-loving tabloids - but if there is any truth in it, then he needs to get his act together if he wants to have any chance of staying.
Blue ponderer
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01/08/2010 15:31:00

Adebayor is a class act. Last season hee scored more than Berbatov, Pav, Crouch, Bentner etc.
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01/08/2010 15:38:00

Did someone really say that Spurs are pure as snow? Do you forget that 'Andsome 'Arry is leading your team? You're about as pure as mud, my friend, as Mr. Redknapp is a snake, and if Spurs have a poor start to the season and miss out on the Champions League, look for him to duck out before Christmas to take a job elsewhere.
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01/08/2010 17:02:00

....and let's not forget that money helped buy every title the rags have won under Taggart. FACT.
Johnny Baguette
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01/08/2010 17:32:00

Saying something like Man 5h1tty is a pop at you not whether the team 'gels' or not will decide your premier league campaign. Many of you City fans have said it as well, but when you say it it's OK but as soon as anyone else says it it's considered blasphemy to you? Pathetic. He's not wrong. Tottenham have got a history of getting into Europe to then crash out of the league. How you perform will depend how your team will gel, its a fact, not jealousy nor obsession. You need to get over yourselves and stop assuming everyone's jealous because quite frankly 30 odd years with a trophy is hardly something everyone aspires too. You might also get less attention from us other supporters if some of your members didn't spam our sites with sill comments.
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01/08/2010 23:15:00

TheFamousNo7 Love the way you idiots lambaste us for daring to post on your sites, when here you are, doing exactly the same thing? I for one see feeds on Man City via newsnow, it sometimes includes rag stories, if tagged to Man City. Trust me, we aren't that interested in you, or your baconfaced Manager, or your ageing team, or your owners dry bumming you, or anything about you. Stop perpetuating the myth, go back to the dark side and post on your own misery related existence...
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02/08/2010 00:31:00

Perrhaps we should all remember the best thing about the Vital network and what makes it unique - the fact that we can all have a bit of banter with fans of other clubs. Now I don't know about anyone else, but I love my club and really enjoy talking with other City fans. We may have the odd disagreement, but in general we are all agreed that we are City til we die. Now if like myself you enjoy football and like to talk about it with rival fans who might not quite love your club as much as you do, then it's only logical that you are going to go onto other fans' sites and leave your comments in order to hear voices that DON'T agree with you. I like to think that most fans are genuinely interested in talking football, and will take a bit of *****-taking with a sense of humour. But sometimes, people take things a bit too far. Chill out and enjoy the craic folks - that's what Vital is here for - but when the debate decends into arguments, mud-singing, name calling and abuse it just gets a wee bit tiresome. So if you have nothing useful to say, go away. But if you want to talk football (and occasionally have a laugh at our expense) then feel free - just try to keep it good humoured eh? Some of the stuff that gets posted on here really does plumb the depths of keyboard warriordom, and that's just a bit stupid. Remember - it's easy to spew your vitriole from behind a screen, but if what you have to say would get you a slap if you said it in the pub, perhaps it's not reallyt appropriate to post it on her either? Just a thought.
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02/08/2010 01:10:00

No-one minds the banter but the constant spamming of every article with childish comments on every vital site over than City is just pathetic and childish, many fans and users are getting fed up of not being able to discuss the article seriously because every comments has got a witty, smart-a55, childish remark slung back at it.
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02/08/2010 05:54:00


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