UK time is: 04:13:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Paddy Vieira Praises Mancio's Winning Mentality



Manchester City Football Development Executive Patrick Vieira has underlined his belief in Roberto Mancini, the man who fused a squad capable of winning honours...

There's a an anti-City brigade straw clutching rule of thought knocking about that says it's time for Roberto Mancini to deliver under massive pressure whereas the vast majority of Blues are heading into the new season feeling released from decades of angst.

Mancini of course already has delivered inside 17 months of his leadership against almighty odds and intense scrutiny. So what's different for him this season then?

World Cup winner Vieira knows his onions and certainly believes in the City gaffer. He told the Daily rag Mirror:

'I don't think pressure is something that Mancini worries about because he has worked under pressure all his life. Nobody will put Roberto under more pressure than he does himself. He doesn't just want to win, he expects to win. That is his mentality.

'...What I respect most about Mancini is that he isn't afraid to make the big decisions. Remember last summer when he allowed Craig Bellamy to join Cardiff even though he knew this was a player the fans loved? - This time he is having to manage a difficult situation with Carlos Tevez. But having to take these big decisions will not worry him...Mancini is someone who is brave enough to make a decision and move on.'


Echoing the sentiment of growing belief that is swirling around Manchester, Paddy concluded:

'He was happy to win the FA Cup for City, but he will want that to be the start. Mancini didn't come to England just to win the Cup. He came here to win the league. He wants to win the Champions League for Manchester City.'


UPCOMING FIXTURES:

Today 16:15: Inter Milan, Dublin, F
07 August 14:30: The rags, Wembley, CS
15 August 20:00 Swansea, Etihad Stadium, PL

JOIN VITAL MANCHESTER CITY THIS SUMMER:

Join the debate in the VMC City Chat Forum as we gear up for the big kick off!

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: Johnny Baguette VMC Newsdesk Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 31 2011

Time: 12:54PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Down To Fate? (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Inter Play Down Yaya Rumours (Sunday January 25 2015)

Pellegrini - We Have No FA Cup Excuse (Saturday January 24 2015)

Stats: Manchester City v Middlesbrough (Saturday January 24 2015)

No Villa Move For Scott (Saturday January 24 2015)

Team News - City v Middlesbrough (Friday January 23 2015)

Containing Boro (Friday January 23 2015)

FA Cup Magic Not Lost On Fernando (Friday January 23 2015)

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. Buzz Lightyear 432
2. Johnny Baguette 354
3. Skoorb 307
4. fifthcolumnblue 255
5. Bluedub 246
6. kennyclementstache 221
7. citizhun 207
8. rojo2010 191
9. CITYBOY1000 117
10. Chippy_Tea 98

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 0 - 2 Arsenal
Everton 1 - 1 Man City
Man City 3 - 2 Sunderland
Man City 2 - 2 Burnley
WBA 1 - 3 Man City
Man City 3 - 0 Crystal Palace

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 22 16 4 2 +32 52
2. Man City 22 14 5 3 +23 47
3. Southampton 22 13 3 6 +21 42
4. Man Utd 22 11 7 4 +15 40
5. Arsenal 22 11 6 5 +14 39
6. Spurs 22 11 4 7 +2 37
7. West Ham 22 10 6 6 +10 36

Breaking League News

Newcastle Striker Incoming
Newcastle : 27/01/2015 23:02:00
Stoke ease past Rochdale in the cup
Stoke : 27/01/2015 23:00:00
Down To Fate?
Man City : 27/01/2015 21:08:00
Sissoko Sale Talk Rears It's Head.
Newcastle : 27/01/2015 20:55:00
Lees Isn't For Sale
Hull City : 27/01/2015 20:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Chelsea v City
Suggested By:  
City win 0%
Chelsea win 0%
Draw 100%