UK time is: 07:28:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Farewell Neil Young

Manchester City Legend Neil Young has passed away. In the words today of Club Ambassador Mike Summerbee, 'We have lost one of our favourite sons'

A scorer of many important goals for The Blues, it was Neil's legendary strike that won the FA Cup for City against Leicester City in 1969. The club dedicated this season's FA Cup clash with The Foxes to 'Nelly' and produced red and black scarves, the colour of The Citizens kit in that final, for City fans to wear.

The centre forward was deeply touched by the City faithful's show of support for him as he battled against cancer.

Everyone at Vital Manchester City and the Vital Network extend their deepest condoleances to Neil Young's family and friends.





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: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 3 2011

Time: 4:27PM

Your Comments

Rest in peace Neil.
Bluedub
RIP Neil. True MCFC legend
SkyBlueSuedeShoes
always be a legend to me Nelly, thanks for that goal. R.I.P
Buzz Lightyear
Hats off to the one and only Neil Young - let's hope City can honour his memory by lifting a tropphy this season.
fifthcolumnblue
RIP, Nelly,a true blue and will be missed..
cityman51
Only the good die Young... R.I.P. Neil. The club fundraiser has earned over 16k for him so far (50% to his family, 50% to charity - not sure what will happen with the first 50% now) showing just how appreciative we are with our club heritage and legends.
StuMCFC
Also a great shame he couldn't live to see our hopefully upcoming successes, the first since his era, as he still followed us closely and loved the club.
StuMCFC
R.I.P Neil - somebody i'll never forget when City is talked about.
Thaibluefan
RIP Neil, never got to watch you play but from the youtube clips you looked like a sensational player
Scragg
R.I.P Neil you did us proud ......
Doody
R.I.P. Neil. You were good mate!
Oziman
R.I.P.
TheFamousNo7
RIP Neil.
Tudor
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Players Respond To Newcastle Loss (Thursday October 30 2014)

Harsh Rodney Marsh (Thursday October 30 2014)

Pellegrini - Same Failures Cost Us (Thursday October 30 2014)

Silver Lining (Thursday October 30 2014)

Boss Hopeful On Duo (Thursday October 30 2014)

Yaya Recognised (Thursday October 30 2014)

Stats: Man City v Newcastle (Wednesday October 29 2014)

The Great Dane - City Are Bigger (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Team News: City v Newcastle United (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
West Ham 2 - 1 Man City
Man City 4 - 1 Spurs
Aston Villa 0 - 2 Man City
Hull City 2 - 4 Man City
Man City 1 - 1 Chelsea
Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 9 7 2 0 +15 23
2. Southampton 9 6 1 2 +15 19
3. Man City 9 5 2 2 +9 17
4. West Ham 9 5 1 3 +5 16
5. Arsenal 9 3 5 1 +4 14
6. Swansea 9 4 2 3 +3 14
7. Liverpool 9 4 2 3 +1 14

Breaking League News

Rooney's Fit!
Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:41:00
Moyes In Demand!
Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:39:00
Falcao Deal Agreed
Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:38:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 14-15 - Newcastle (Away)
Liverpool : 31/10/2014 20:34:00
Chelsea v QPR - Match Preview
Q.P.R. : 31/10/2014 17:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

The Stretfords Are Getting Cocky. Who Will Win On Sunday?
Suggested By:  Ivor Galactico
The rags 40%
The Champions 60%