Writer: Johnny Baguette
Date:Monday October 17 2011
Just about everywhere but Match of The Day the praise is rolling in for Mario Balotelli who continues to channel smouldering aggression into some sizzling football...
If every United's supporters favourite scouser had scored that superb opening overhead kick against Villa we'd be hearing about it all week. But 21 year old Mario continues his focused run taking his goal tally to 14 for City in 33 appearances that incorporated 23 starts.
SuperMario is The VMC Forum posse's Man of The Match.
...Meanwhile, just watch James Milner go. Threatening the form of his life, Milner is relishing the competition for places as The Blues games come thick and fast.
Already, we can see from the season so far's VMC points analysis how Jimmy is more than holding his own in a strong squad effort.
Of note, The Citizens three man strike force all feature in our leader board's top five perfomers with the side now rattling up 27 goals in the league with goals coming in from across the team. For the record, City scored 60 league goals last season. Who'd have thunk it??!!
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.
The VMC Man of The Match Vs Aston Villa:
Balotelli 45.83%, 25pts
Milner 25%, 20pts
Kompany 12.5%, 15pts
Clichy 8.33%, 12pts
Johnson 4.17%, 12pts
Y Toure 4.17%, 12pts
VMC Man of The Season Leader Board:
David Silva 115pts
Mario Balotelli 100pts
Edin Deko 90pts
James Milner 90pts
Sergio Agüero 65pts
Samir Nasri 62pts
Joe Hart 45pts
Gareth Barry 42pts
Micah Richards 40pts
Gaël Clichy 39pts
Adam Johnson 37pts
Yaya Touré 27pts
Aleksandar Kolarov 27pts
Pablo Zabaleta 25pts
Owen Hargreaves 25pts
Joleon Lescott 24pts
Vincent Kompany 20pts
Abdul Razak 15pts
Wayne Bridge 12pts
Stefan Savic 12pts
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 East Manchester
Tu 18 Oct 19:45 Villareal, The Etihad, CLGS3
Su 23 Oct 13:30 the rags, the swamp, PL
We 26 Oct 19:45 Wolves, Molineux LC4
Sa 29 Oct 15:00 Wolves, The Etihad, PL
Date:Monday October 17 2011
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