Writer: Johnny Baguette
Date:Wednesday May 18 2011
City Captain Carlos Tevez is tantalisingly close to capping another tremendous season leading The Citizens attack. Can he win The Golden Boot at Bolton on Sunday...?
The statistics continue to pile up in the mercurial Argentinian's favour at Manchester City. He has thumped 20 Premier League this season, 24 in all competitions.
With one game to go, he now finds himself level in the running for the coveted Premier League Golden Boot with lesser opposition goal specialist, the rags Dimitar Berbaflop. The Dracula lookalike will almost certainly leave the swamp this summer.
Tevez's City career has been spectacular up to now. He has racked up 53 goals in 77 League and Cup starts and without a doubt he has spearheaded City's transformation from Europa League qualifiers to Top Three Champions League contenders.
El Apache is the VMC Forum's Man of The Match against The Potters.
Meanwhile, the plaudits are still rolling in over City's steamrollering of Stoke last night. As the team continues to demonstrate it's evident power, the likes of Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Vincent Kompany and Nigel De Jong continue to push the side on.
32. Carlos Tevez 47.06%
19. Joleon Lescott 14.71%
2. Micah Richards 11.76%
7. James Milner 8.82%
4. Vincent Kompany 5.88%
34. Nigel De Jong 5.88%
5. Pablo Zabaleta 2.94%
21. David Silva 2.94%
42. YaYa Toure 0%
25. Joe Hart 0%
11. Adam Johnson 0%
8. Shaun Wright-Phillips 0%
10. Edin Dzeko 0%
38. Dedryk Boyata 0%
The Story So Far:
FA Premier League unless stated
Silva 12 (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, Blackburn A, Everton A)
Kompany 6 (Sunderland A, Chelsea H, Newcastle H, the rags A, Sunderland H, Liverpool A)
Tévez 5 (Wigan A, Wolves H, WBA H, Dynamo Kyiv H, ELR16 2L, Stoke H)
Zabaleta 4 (Everton H, Fulham H, Dynamo Kyiv A, ELR16 1L, West Ham H)
Y Toure 4(Timisoara A, ELQ3 1L, Juventus H, ELGS, West Ham A, the rags FAC SF)
Richards 3(Arsenal H, Notts County A FAC4, Spurs H)
Dzeko 3 (Aris A, ELR32 1L, Notts County H, FAC4R, Aris H, ELR32 2L)
Johnson 3(Blackburn H, Juventus A ELGS, Leicester H FAC3R)
Hart 3 (Spurs A, Blackpool H, Arsenal A)
Balotelli 2 (Villa H, Stoke FAC F)
De Jong 2(Birmingham H, Reading H, FAC QF)
Milner 2 (Salzburg H,ELGS, Leicester A FAC3)
Barry 2(Liverpool H, Newcastle A)
Kolarov 2(Fulham A, Villa A)
Lescott (Chelsea A)
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 Tévez
MCFC FA CUP VICTORY PARADE:
Manchester, Monday 23rd May 2011.
NEXT SILVERWARE FIXTURE:
The Community Shield, Wembley, Sunday 7th August 2011 - City v the rags.
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as thousands of City fans prepare to head for Bolton's Reebok Stadium and a battle for the three crucial points that would guarantee direct Champions League qualification.
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Date:Wednesday May 18 2011
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