UK time is: 10:27:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

VMC Forum Man of The Season Latest

The games have been coming thick and fast and our VMCers have continued to closely monitor the City squad's performance. Time to check in again with Planet Blue...

As the campaign progresses, patterns of form tend to ebb and flow. As our strikers Mario Balotelli and Edin Dzeko fall away a little in the standings, Gareth Barry and Sergio Aguero head upwards in the opposite direction. The models of consistency remain Jimmy Milner and David Silva. Silva had a rough patch through Christmas by his high standards, but Milner, the man regarded as a training animal has continued to motor on.

He epitomises what many observers noted during the Manchester cup derby how much leaner and fitter the City squad looked in comparison to Sir Alex Ferguson's fortunate misfits.

One factor of note is that Aguero, who led the line alone with absolute relish on Sunday is running into top fitness and form with perfect timing. He has now chalked up 17 goals in 27 League and Cup appearances (6 as sub) for City and in his current mood, few would bet against him hitting 30 goals by the end of April.

Kun's recent groin injury was carefully watched at City and underlined Roberto Mancini's absolute refusal to field players unless they are fully fit. This is in stark contrast to Mark 'Cortisone' Hughes' tenure as City gaffer.

The VMC Man of The Season Format 2011-2012:

This season VMC is 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 are getting greater accuracy over who is regularly putting in a shift for the City cause.

VMC Man of The Match Number 28 Vs Sunderland:

Barry 25 points
Kompany 20
Toure 15
Zaba 12

VMC Man of The Match Number 29 Vs Liverpool:

Kompany 25 points
Y Toure 20
Dzeko 15
Milner 12
Aguero 10
Hart 10
Richards 8
Kolo 8
Clichy 8
Silva 8

VMC Man of The Match Number 30 Vs The Rags:

Aguero 25 points
Milner 20
Richards 15
de Jong 12
Pantilimon 10
Lescott 10
Johnson 10
Nasri 10
Zaba 10
Kolarov 8
Silva 8
Hargreaves 8
Savic 8
Kompany 6

VMC Man Of The Season Leader Board:

James Milner 266
David Silva 254
Sergio Agüero 235
Mario Balotelli 232
Gareth Barry 228
Edin Džeko 221
Yaya Touré 209
Samir Nasri 191
Vincent Kompany 191
Joe Hart 164
Pablo Zabaleta 140
Gaël Clichy 126
Micah Richards 123
Aleksandar Kolarov 117
Adam Johnson 97
Joleon Lescott 94
Stefan Savic 50
Kolo Touré 45
Nigel de Jong 44
Owen Hargreaves 33
Costel Pantilimon 30
Abdul Razak 15
Wayne Bridge 12
Denis Suarez 10
Nedum Onuoha 10
Karim Rekik 8


UPCOMING FIXTURES:
all times East Manchester
We 11 Jan 19:45 Liverpool, The Etihad, LCSF1
Mo 16 Jan 20:00 Wigan, DW Stadium, PL
Su 22 Jan 13:30 Spurs, The Etihad, PL
We 25 Jan 19:45 Liverpool, Anfield, LCSF2
We 01 Feb 20:00 Everton, Goodison Park, PL
Sa 04 Feb 17:30 Fulham, The Etihad, PL
Su 12 Feb 16:00 Aston Villa, Villa Park, PL
Th 16 Feb 20:05 Porto, Estádio do Dragão, ELR32
We 22 Feb 20:05 Porto, The Etihad, ELR32
Sa 25 Feb 17:30 Blackburn, The Etihad, PL




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 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 10 2012

Time: 8:21AM

Your Comments

For me Silva is the best player you have signed........ I love watching him play even against us
niteworlok
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

The Ped Report....Arsenal 2-2 City (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Arsenal v Manchester City (Saturday September 13 2014)

Pellegrini Confirms Duo Are Out (Friday September 12 2014)

Team News: Arsenal v City (Friday September 12 2014)

Stealing From The Rich To Give To The Rich! (Wednesday September 10 2014)

Kompany - We Had To Strengthen (Tuesday September 9 2014)

Jovetic Injured? (Monday September 8 2014)

Champions League Squad (Saturday September 6 2014)

Mangala Faces A Challenge (Friday September 5 2014)

Guidetti Completes Celtic Loan (Thursday September 4 2014)

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. Skoorb 125
2. Johnny Baguette 125
3. Bluedub 114
4. fifthcolumnblue 104
5. citizhun 52
6. Buzz Lightyear 50
7. Spooks 38
8. OziMan 38
9. CITYBOY1000 37
10. PhillyBlueMoon 35

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke
Man City 3 - 1 Liverpool
Newcastle 0 - 2 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Aston Villa 4 3 1 0 3 10
3. Swansea 4 3 0 1 3 9
4. Southampton 4 2 1 1 5 7
5. Man City 4 2 1 1 3 7
6. Spurs 4 2 1 1 2 7
7. Arsenal 4 1 3 0 1 6
8. Liverpool 4 2 0 2 1 6

Breaking League News

That Killer Instinct!
» Spurs : 15/09/2014 10:25:00
Everton ready for Everton assault
» Everton : 15/09/2014 10:00:00
Palace 0-0 Burnley
» Crystal Palace : 15/09/2014 09:37:00
Lukaku praise following first goal
» Everton : 15/09/2014 09:26:00
Team News: Hull v West Ham
» Hull City : 15/09/2014 08:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Performs Best As A City Solo Striker in a 4-5-1?
Suggested By:  David Cross
Jovetic 11%
Dzeko 33%
Aguero 56%