Writer: Johnny Baguette
Date:Monday August 29 2011
Bosnian Berserker Edin Dzeko is the first Manchester City player to score four goals in a Premier League game. He's the VMCers Man of The Match from the Tottenham rout...
The 25 year old has now made 25 City appearances, 8 of them coming on as a substitute and has hit 13 goals.
Dzeko has benefitted greatly from a full pre-season with his team-mates. Pitchside at White Hart Lane, City coach David Platt sang the praises of the intelligent centre forward:
'Edin gets in there. His movement is very good, the way he manipulates the football, gets into position, scores dirty goals - scrambled goals. He couldn't get into the game so much last season due to the pace of English football, but the signs were coming.'
Our VMCers also made sure that Samir Nasri's superb debut came in for recognition alongside Gareth Barry's brilliant form.
The New VMC Man of The Season Format:
This season VMC will be running our Man of The Season contest using a Formula One style points system run by PhillyCitizhun Productions replacing the accumulated polls won result used at the end of the previous four seasons to define our Maine Man.
This way we'll get further accuracy over who is regularly putting in a shift for the City cause.
VMC Forum Man of The Match No.3 versus Tottenham Hotspur:
10. Edin Dzeko 80.95%, 25pts
19. Samir Nasri 9.52%, 15pts
18. Gareth Barry 9.52%, 15pts
25. Joe Hart 0%
5. Pablo Zabaleta 0%
4. Vincent Kompany 0%
6. Joleon Lescott 0%
22. Gael Clichy 0%
42. Gnegneri Toure Yaya 0%
21. David Silva 0%
16. Sergio Aguero 0%
2. Micah Richards 0%
15. Stefan Savic 0%
VMC Man of The Season Leader Board:
10. Edin Dzeko 70pts
18. Gareth Barry 42pts
21. David Silva 40pts
16. Sergio Aguero 20pts
19. Samir Nasri 15pts
11. Adam Johnson 15pts
7. James Milner 15pts
VMC's Previous Man Of The Season:
Based upon MOTM polls won
2007-2008 Elano Blumer
2008-2009 Stephen Ireland
2009-2010 Carlos Tevez
2010-2011 David Silva
all times GMT+1
Sa 10 Sep 15:00 Wigan, The Etihad, PL
We 14 September 19:45 Napoli, The Etihad, CLGS1
Sa 17 Sep 15:00 Fulham, Craven Cottage, PL
Tu/We 20/21 Sep 19:45 Birmingham, The Etihad, LC3
Sa 24 Sep 12:45 Everton, The Etihad, PL
Tu 27 September 19:45 Bayern Munich, Allianz Arena,
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Date:Monday August 29 2011
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