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Mancini Is Barclays Manager Of The Month

Mancini Is Barclays Manager Of The Month

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is Barclays Manager of the Month for October after leading the club to four straight wins with his team averaging over four goals a game.

City began the month with a 4-0 away win at Blackburn Rovers, before netting another four goals against Aston Villa at home.

The remarkable 6-1 away win against Manchester United really announced Mancini's men as title contenders, while the club cemented their lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League table with a confident 3-1 win over Wolves.

In total, Manchester City netted an incredible 17 goals during October, in what has been an extraordinarily goal-heavy start to the Barclays Premier League season.

The decision was made by the Barclays Awards Panel, which includes representatives from football's governing bodies, the media and fans.



Fact file: Roberto Mancini

·Roberto Mancini was born on 27 November 1964 in Ancona, Italy

·Mancini began his playing career at Italian side Bologna in 1981

·He is best know as a player for his 15-year spell at Sampdoria, where he scored 132 goals in 424 league matches and helped them claim the Serie A league title, four Coppa Italias and the Cup Winners Cup

·In 1997 he moved to Lazio where he spent a successful three years, winning his second Serie A title, two more Coppa Italias and a second Cup Winners Cup

·After a very brief four-match spell in English football with Leicester City, Mancini ended his playing career in 2001

·His first managerial role came at Fiorentina in 2001, where he led the side to the Coppa Italia

·He then took Lazio to the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup and won another Coppa Italia, which prompted Inter Milan to take him on as their manager in 2004

·Mancini enjoyed great domestic success with Inter, claiming three consecutive Serie A titles as well as two Coppa Italias, before leaving the role in May 2008

· He was appointed as manager of Manchester City in December 2009

·Mancini previously won the Barclays Manager of the Month Award in December 2010

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Writer:danielqpr
Date:Friday November 4 2011
Time: 3:23PM

Comments

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Bravo Mancio!
Johnny Baguette
04/11/2011 15:33:00
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forza bobby manc!
redwhiteandbluemoon
04/11/2011 15:34:00
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Well done Bobby.
tudor
04/11/2011 15:41:00
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Forza Mancini! He won it early in his reign too, December 2010, and can hopefully be our manager for many years to come. My favourite manager since Keegan and probably the best manager in club history already behind only Joe Mercer.
StuMCFC
04/11/2011 15:56:00
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Well in Bobby
rojo2010
04/11/2011 16:19:00
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That will put a dampener on Taggarts 25th party .....
Doody
04/11/2011 21:12:00
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well done Roberto, i just hope the gong does not have the curse that usually comes with it after winning it.... the managers team has a dreadful following month..... well done all the same and the football on show is top class..well done to all concerned..
cityman51
04/11/2011 21:34:00
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Who else? Or do I sound like a disaffected Stretford?
pedmachine
04/11/2011 22:00:00
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Redknapp didn't suffer from winning it last month did he? Spurs' form has been about equal to ours.
StuMCFC
04/11/2011 23:51:00
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