Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

VMC's Some Might Say: Five Star Citizens

VMC's Some Might Say: Five Star Citizens

They came, they parked the bus and took the consequences. City are discovering the knack of unpicking shutdown defences. Post Match Reaction to City 5 Norwich 1...

David Platt:

'The goals are irrelevant. It is the points that we need. We just need to keep winning and if it is by scoring one and not conceding any then we will take it... People think that we can keep scoring four, five and six per game but football isn't like that.

'When Samir Nasri plays with that zest and looks as though he wants to hurt teams he is a real force to be reckoned with. We have not been disappointed with him this season at all.'


Paul Lambert:

'They are a top, top side. Their movement is first class...if you go and play them at their game, they will pick you off all over the place because they are that good...

'The reality for us is to try and stay in the league. We have come a long way in a two-year period. We are pitting our wits against some of the best players in the world. They are a really good side.

'We were beaten by a better side. I am honest enough to say that.'


In The VMC Forum:

Bluedub:

'It is good to see that we scored another two but we switched off AGAIN at the back to let them score, I know I shouldn't complain but we should be keeping clean sheets at home against the likes of Norwich.'

FifthColumnBlue:

'Nasri was head and shoulders above anyone today IMO - complete bulldog in defence and some great passing.'

Dragon and Lance:

'Amazing game. Everyone played really well, except for Kolo being a bit unreliable at times.'

Kenny Clement's Tache:

'Is it worrying that we create so many chances but seem proportionally to convert so few (I know, feels a bit ridiculous writing this) or is it just good that we create so many. ie against Bayern we will create far fewer so will presumably score in direct proportion to chances created.'



UPCOMING FIXTURES:
all times East Manchester

We 07 Dec 19:45 Bayern, The Etihad, CL
Mo 12 Dec 20:00 Chelsea, Stamford Bridge, PL
Su 18 Dec 16:10 Arsenal, The Etihad, PL
We 21 Dec 19:45 Stoke, The Etihad, PL
Mo 26 Dec 15:00 West Brom, The Hawthorns, PL
Su 1 Jan 15:00 Sunderland, Stadium of L, PL
Tu 3 Jan 20:00 Liverpool, The Etihad, PL
We 11 Jan 19:45 Liverpool, The Etihad, LCSF1



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

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Saturday December 3 2011
Time: 8:26PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

The Manchester City Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Manchester City and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

EFL Cup To Fast Track Video Assistance?

It's been reported this week that the Football Association could now fast track video assistant referee help for match day officials in the League Cup.

Andre Marriner Takes Charge Of Arsenal v Man City

The Premier League has chosen Andre Marriner to officiate Sunday's game between Arsenal v Manchester City.

Arsenal v Man City Live Streams & Global TV Coverage

Thankfully, the international break is over and done with so now we can concentrate on the Premier League and the small and mouth-watering matter of playing Arsenal.

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 more19%
Four18%
Three36%
Two9%
One18%
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.kennyclementstache147
6.johnkelv131
7.Tudor125
8.Colin Is The King106
9.citizhun82
10.Bluedub81
The Vital Football Members League