Manchester City - VIDEO: Mancini Under Pressure Already?
UK time is: 21:52:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

VIDEO: Mancini Under Pressure Already?

Get Adobe Flash player

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

The journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 16 2010

Time: 10:43AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
OMG -Capello....Noooooooooo
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 10:50:00

Luckily our outstandimng owners are not that silly. We are blessed just think we could have the Glazers, Randy, those two idiots at Liverpool or even worse Del Boy and Rodney at West Ham.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 11:20:00

I think it is a bit early to be talking about changing our coach FFS. We have played one game.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 11:35:00

Totally agree johnkelv. I don't want to hear these sort of stories just yet - bloody press at it again!
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 11:43:00

Destabilizing tactics. This is a rehash of a story from last season where we also apparently wanted Capello.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 11:52:00

Id get use to it, when chelsea went rich if a manager did poor he got the chop. I feel if mancini isnt in the race for the title come christmas christmas then he will be gone. If i remember chelsea didnt spend as much as you before they got there first premier league title? So if your not competing up there he should get the sack because it would be embarrasing.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 12:53:00

P.avfc-Ranieri got the chop after finishing second and reaching the CL semi final, hardly poor is it? This is City not Chelsea, two different clubs at very different levels when they came into money, so why the assumption that City will be as ruthless?
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 13:24:00

If Mancio isn't under pressure, then there's something wrong.
Johnny Baguette
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 13:41:00

Yeah chelsea were a big club when they got took over. And Mark Hughes? Cant see how mancini has done better than him, You can come at me with all stats but everyone knows hughes is a good manager, Mancini still has alot to prove and if performances are like they are against spurs he will soon be off. And of course city are as ruthless if not worse, You have mega rich owners who want success not to keep lingering around 4 - 6 you should be getting that title this year with the money you have spent no questions asked. Your definately not gonna get the title, probably 4th but i think that shouldnt be your aim, so i will say again mancini wont last the season.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 13:45:00

The only people who are heaping the pressure on Mancini are our detractors in the media and from other clubs. They are SOOOO eager to see us fail that I can see the flecks of foam glinting around their mouths from the comfort of my sofa. Of Course Mancini will realise that he is expected to bring success, but let's not forget that he is the manager that our owners have chosen for the job (unlike the hapless Hughes), so even if it takes a while for us to find form, I expect Mancini to be given at least the whole season. People like our chum the pretty awful vital fart chewer are just guilty of wishful thinking.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 14:05:00

People who believe Mancini is going anywhere fast are kidding themselves. Hughes was not the choice of the current owners yet he was gives 200m+ and 18 months, yet people want to believe that Mancini, who is the owner's choice and who has a track record of winning titles, is up for the chop without even having a full season under his belt, yeah right!
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 14:26:00

P. I don't need to throw stats at you. It's obvious that Mancini is doing a better job than Hughes by merely watching City play. Mancini tightened us up defensively, gave the team more organisation and maintained the attacking threat. As for your assumptions, let's just wait and see.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 14:41:00

Yeah i can see he has tightened up defensively by watchin tha game saturday LOL
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 14:54:00

And I suppose Villa are a brilliant attacking side that score goals for fun? Well judging by Saturday they are. I do despair.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 15:16:00

Villa are a selling club that can't afford to progress, thus they lost an outstanding manager. There is only one way for Villa - down, down - and unfortunately their 'smart' as oppossed to their 'thick' fans know this.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 15:38:00

LOL willy, Cant afford to progress yet we played the best we have in a long time saturday and gone a step further every season you do make me laugh. Losing an outstanding manager? I think not, best thing whats happened to aston villa this season you only needed to watch our game saturday to realise that. Where this season for city? 5th? 4th? spending over 100m and still got challenging for title LOL :D
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 16:34:00

West Ham are dreadful. O'Neill is a class manager - the season hasn't yet started. All the knockers will be ready but thats part of the unique quality of football.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 16:44:00

West Ham are dreadfull but with your performance sat i could see them putting up a fight against you tbh. O'Neil is far from a class manager, he cant do tactics, has 1 gameplan, doesnt like playing youth, sticks to 1 team and is awful in handling money/wages. He did well to get us up to this point but really really had to go.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 16:46:00

Just wondering how many bad results it will take before the Villa fans are calling for their "new" manager's head and for a big name appointment to replace him. It's a fickle old business, and one swallow doth not a summer make. Hell, even Blackpool can be made to look good by a poor Wigan (no offence Wigan fans), and even Everton had a bad day at the office against a highly prosaic Blackburn side. Don't get carried away by the Wet Spam result fart chewer!
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 17:06:00

Never called for the managers head, we all no we are better off without him. Ignorance gets you nowhere,
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 19:06:00

Doesn't seem to be holding you back that much P.
Report Abuse
16/08/2010 23:31:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Stats: Manchester City v Hull City (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Man City v Hull - Teamsheets! (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Audio - Pellegrini On Little Rotation (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Beat The Clock & Be The Manager - Hull (Tuesday December 1 2015)

City Gain Chinese Investment (Tuesday December 1 2015)

De Bruyne & Delph Want Cup Success (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Pellegrini Previews Hull Test (Tuesday December 1 2015)

De Bruyne In Team Of The Week (Monday November 30 2015)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Man City 14 9 2 3 +16 29
2. Leicester City 14 8 5 1 +8 29
3. Man Utd 14 8 4 2 +10 28
4. Arsenal 14 8 3 3 +12 27
5. Spurs 14 6 7 1 +13 25
6. Liverpool 14 6 5 3 +3 23
7. Crystal Palace 14 7 1 6 +5 22

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Man City : 01/12/2015 21:33:00
Koeman On Evenly Matched Liverpool
Southampton : 01/12/2015 20:35:00
Fonte Misses Out Against Liverpool
Southampton : 01/12/2015 20:29:00
Liverpool: Klopp Rules Out Keeper Move
Liverpool : 01/12/2015 19:07:00
Brief Palace Round Up - 1/12/15
Crystal Palace : 01/12/2015 18:41:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

COC - Hull MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Caballero 0%
Sagna 0%
Otamendi 0%
Mangala 0%
Clichy 0%
Fernandinho 0%
Delph 0%
Jesus Navas 0%
Silva 0%
De Bruyne 0%
Bony 0%
Sub - Sterling 0%
Sub - Iheanacho 0%
Sub - Demichelis 0%