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VMC Man of The Match No 47 versus Reading

He's back. Nigel De Jong's re-emergence as the heartbeat of the City team contributed to his side's 21st clean sheet of the season. He's the VMC Forum MoTM against Reading...

How City have missed De Jong's no nonsense yet carefully constructed work ethic during his recent 4 week absence through an ankle injury. With him back and firing, The Blues can focus upon the club's imminent and surely most important phase of games in the modern era with relish.

Micah Richards's stunning resurgence continues apace and his superb header that won the difficult tie and saw City through to face Crawley Town's conquerors didn't go unappreciated!

34. Nigel De Jong 36%
2. Micah Richards 24%
21. David Silva 16%
19. Joleon Lescott 8%
8. Shaun Wright-Phillips 4%
32. Carlos Tevez 4%
4. Vincent Kompany 4%
25. Joe Hart 0%
13. Aleksandar Kolarov 0%
24. Patrick Vieira 0%
18. Gareth Barry 0%
38. Dedryk Boyata 0%
45. Mario Balotelli 0%

The Story So Far:
FA Premier League unless stated

Silva 10 (Salzburg A, ELGS Blackpool A, Poznan H, ELGS, Poznan A, ELGS, West Brom A, Stoke City A, Bolton H, Birmingham A, Villa H FAC5, Wigan H)
Kompany 4 (Sunderland A, Chelsea H, Newcastle H the rags A)
Zabaleta 3 (Everton H, Fulham H, Dynamo Kyiv A, ELR16 1L)
Dzeko 3 (Aris A, ELR32 1L, Notts County H, FAC4R, Aris H, ELR32 2L)
Tevez 3(Wigan A, Wolves H, WBA H)
Johnson 3(Blackburn H, Juventus A ELGS, Leicester H FAC3R)
Y Toure 3(Timisoara A, ELQ3 1L, Juventus H, ELGS, West Ham A)
Hart 3 (Spurs A, Blackpool H, Arsenal A)
De Jong 2(Birmingham H, Reading H, FAC QF)
Richards 2(Arsenal H, Notts County A FAC4)
Milner 2 (Salzburg H,ELGS, Leicester A FAC3)
Barry 2(Liverpool H, Newcastle A)
Kolarov 2(Fulham A, Villa A)
Balotelli (Villa H)
K Toure (the rags H)
Adebayor (Wolves A)
Boyata (Timisoara H, ELQ3 2L)
Given (West Brom A, LC3)

VMC's Previous Man Of The Season:
Based upon MOTM polls won

2007-2008 Elano Blumer
2008-2009 Stephen Ireland
2009-2010 Carlos Tevez


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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 15 2011

Time: 12:02PM

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Great to have Nigel back, his absence has coincided with our dip of form lately. Hopefully now he's back we will turn that form around.
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