UK time is: 12:25:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Original Johnno Joins City Squad For Aris Tie



Roberto Mancini has brought City midfielder Michael Johnson back into the squad for the difficult Europa League assignment at Aris Thessaloniki...

This represents a tremendous boost for Johnno who has battled back yet again from serious injury to a point where he is knocking on the door of a first team start.

Whether or not Mancio should decide to give the box to box 22 year old a run out in Aris' bog roll streamered, firecrackered cauldron remains to be seen.

In any case, outside of the injured Nigel De Jong and Adam Johnson, a strong squad is airbone for Greece as City bid to be the first rival European side in 42 years to win at the Kleanthis Vikelidis Stadium.

City (from): Hart, Given, Taylor, Richards, Zabaleta, Boateng, K Toure, Kompany, Kolarov, Lescott, Wright-Phillips, Vieira, Y Toure, Silva, Barry, Tevez, Dzeko, Balotelli, Jo, M Johnson.

Click Here to name your predicted City team to face Aris in the VMC "Can You Manage the Team" weekly competition!


FOLLOW THE BLUES IN EUROPE ON VMC:

Head for the VMC Match Day Experience Forum for the build up and beyond to City's clash with Aris FC.

VMC ON YOUTWITFACE:

VMC is now available on both Facebook and Twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!

VMC on: facebook

VMC on: twitter

JOIN VMC:

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!




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: Bluey Armstrong VMC Newsdesk Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 14 2011

Time: 2:16PM

Your Comments

I've been following his EDS progress closely and every week he has played a little more. At first he played half the game, then around 60 minutes, and lastly around 70 minutes. Clearly not 100% match fit yet and no way will he start but that he is in the squad shows that the club still values him highly even after his injury hell. He was the best young midfielder in England before his injuries.
StuMCFC
This is really brilliant news, I don't think he will suffer fron a runout in the 2nd half, get some first team minutes into his legs. I do wondeer that no-one from the Chgampionship came in for a loan spell for him. It would have benefitted everyone.
Buzz Lightyear
Think Leeds are still sniffing around him, think maybe Mancini wants to see what he can offer the first team before he ships him out on loan - we could certainly do with a fit MJ at the moment.
fifthcolumnblue
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Milner Linked With Arsenal Again (Monday September 15 2014)

The Ped Report....Arsenal 2-2 City (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Arsenal v Manchester City (Saturday September 13 2014)

Pellegrini Confirms Duo Are Out (Friday September 12 2014)

Team News: Arsenal v City (Friday September 12 2014)

Stealing From The Rich To Give To The Rich! (Wednesday September 10 2014)

Kompany - We Had To Strengthen (Tuesday September 9 2014)

Jovetic Injured? (Monday September 8 2014)

Champions League Squad (Saturday September 6 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. Bluedub 132
2. Skoorb 131
3. Johnny Baguette 125
4. fifthcolumnblue 108
5. citizhun 57
6. Buzz Lightyear 50
7. CITYBOY1000 49
8. Spooks 45
9. OziMan 39
10. PhillyBlueMoon 37

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke
Man City 3 - 1 Liverpool
Newcastle 0 - 2 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Aston Villa 4 3 1 0 3 10
3. Swansea 4 3 0 1 3 9
4. Southampton 4 2 1 1 5 7
5. Man City 4 2 1 1 3 7
6. Spurs 4 2 1 1 2 7
7. Arsenal 4 1 3 0 1 6
8. Liverpool 4 2 0 2 1 6

Breaking League News

Everton on the move to Walton Hall Park
Everton : 16/09/2014 10:48:00
Liverpool: Ludogorets Razgrad Preview
Liverpool : 16/09/2014 09:15:00
Liverpool: Henderson Named New Vice-Captain
Liverpool : 16/09/2014 08:43:00
Captain Kabs!
Spurs : 16/09/2014 07:38:00
Schurrle Wins MOTD Award
Chelsea : 16/09/2014 07:37:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Performs Best As A City Solo Striker in a 4-5-1?
Suggested By:  David Cross
Jovetic 10%
Dzeko 30%
Aguero 60%