Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Shoot To Thrill

Shoot To Thrill

Before the final Premier League games kick off the goal difference between Manchester City and second place Chelsea stands at 12. As you would imagine there are various permutations but if City hammer Bolton at the Reebok Stadium and Chelsea trip up at Everton then Roberto Mancini's men could finish the season on the same number of points as the Stamford Bridge lot. However, I come back to my original point and the 12 point goal difference.

City go into the game at Bolton riding a crest of a wave. Our form and confidence is at an all time high and so why shouldn't our players go all-out. A Champions League place is guaranteed but the final PL position makes all the difference.

I'm sure the Citizens will be professional and of the course the main aim is to claim all three points but if the opportunity arises how about the players consider the philosophy of 'shoot to thrill'? The crowd will love it and you never know how many balls will hit the target.



Shoot To Thrill

Because of the headline I couldn't resist the temptation of adding an AC/DC song. Sorry!





Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:danielqpr
Date:Saturday May 21 2011
Time: 12:21PM

Comments

0
Chelsea play Everton not Fulham.
jackblue
21/05/2011 12:49:00
0
So I've been told via the forums jackblue. I need my eyes checking (doh). Article amended.
Tudor
21/05/2011 12:51:00
0
Tudor, are you seriously suggesting that there is a realistic chance we will make up the 12 goal difference in one game? The worst case scenario for Chelsea will be that they get beat by one goal, which would leave us free to 'cruise' past Bolton with an 11 nil score line. Away. From. Home. You're still drunk from last Saturday mate!!!!
Spooks
21/05/2011 19:52:00
0
I agree Spooks 11-0 to us is just plain silly .......however 6-0 to us and 6-0 to Everton ????????
Doody
22/05/2011 08:24:00
0
If that happens, then 2012 and the alleged end of it all, bring it on!!
Johnny Baguette
22/05/2011 12:43:00
0
We want to ruin your 3rd place dreams.
Muur
22/05/2011 13:10:00
0
Anything can happen Muur.
Tudor
22/05/2011 13:12:00
0
I don't think the intent can be that great if Wanderers keep dishing out extra tickets City's way!!
Johnny Baguette
22/05/2011 14:49:00
0
Only 9 goals short. :D But what a great season, joint second, FA Cup winners, automatic CL qualification. FORZA MANCINI!
StuMCFC
22/05/2011 18:07:00
0
The article was 'tongue in cheek' but what the hell. Now turn up the volume and enjoy AC/DC giving it rock-all. Hell yeah!
Tudor
22/05/2011 18:18:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

2016/17 Assist Kings (29/3/17)

The final international break of the Premier League 2016/17 season ticks on by and a number of players are still in the chase to take this year's assist King crown recognition.

Foreign Owners - An Outsiders View - Competition

Sportswriter Bob Holmes has taken a look at the rise of foreign ownership in the English game and as well as acknowledging the often aired thoughts of the fans, he's also...

Premier League Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?

2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (27/3/17)

The final international break of the Premier League 2016/17 season ticks on by and this year could see a record number of players break the 20 goal mark.

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)

How many goals, if any will City score against Arsenal on Sunday?
Suggested By: Tudor
Five or more16%
Four14%
Three42%
Two14%
One14%
City won't score0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
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)

Apr 2 2017 4:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 8:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 15 2017 5:30PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 12:30PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 23 2017 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
FA Cup

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear718
2.Johnny Baguette610
3.Skoorb366
4.Rising156
5.kennyclementstache144
6.johnkelv131
7.Tudor125
8.Colin Is The King106
9.citizhun82
10.Bluedub81
The Vital Football Members League