Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Stuart Pearce For England Job?

Stuart Pearce For England Job?

I've gone right off Blackburn Rovers boss Mark Hughes - not that I'm saying I was ever a fan anyway you understand?! He is quoted in the press as saying Stuart Pearce should be considered for the England manager's job when it becomes available, and with reports linking Sven with a big money move back to Italy after the world cup, that vacancy could be available all too soon.

Pearce has impressed since he replaced Kevin Keegan bringing out the best in the team as well as quickly becoming a fans favourite.

Maybe the former Manchester United player is just trying to wind us all up. Trouble is, he has a point! Hughes said: 'Stuart has come in and has grabbed the opportunity. Initially when he was given the job maybe he was thought of as a stop-gap until possibly a bigger name came along, but he has made an impact and in the end they couldn't take the job away from him. He has continued in the same vein and has had a real impact on the football club. When the England job becomes available I would imagine there will be a number of managers put forward and I'm sure if he continues to work well and have success he will be one of those names in that group.'

Although giving us a glimmer of hope he adds: 'But that could be a couple of years away and perhaps he would prefer to stay for another few years at his club before going into international management.'

Surely the last point is the most salient? He must have club level ambitions to fulfil before taking 'the big job'. Lets face it, the England managers role has proved a golden chalice for most managers in recent years.

**Have you got what it takes to run this site? Or do you run an existing site and want to move over to the exciting Vital Network? If so, press on the advert and get Vitalled!**

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday November 21 2005
Time: 4:26PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Sport At Six: BBC Radio Manchester (City) Podcast

BBC Radio Manchester has dropped their well-known brand name, 'Blue Tuesday' and replaced it with Sport At Six - Manchester City.

Watch: How Sky Sports Made The Premier League

I've been a Sky Sports subscriber for as long as the company has been around, err come to think of it, 25 years. OMG, I would hate to think how much I've paid into Rupert Murdoch's..

Stats: Girona v Manchester City

All the stats from Girona (1) vs (0) Manchester City, Municipal de Montilivi , 15/08/17 Att: 10,235

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

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)

Before the window closes City will sign how many new players?
Suggested By: Tudor
None22%
One28%
Two50%
Three or more0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Skoorb193
2.Rising140
3.Buzz Lightyear136
4.BamaEngineer124
5.johnkelv68
6.Tudor57
7.kennyclementstache54
8.Bluedub44
9.Johnny Baguette38
10.citizhun18
The Vital Football Members League