Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

VMC's Some Might Say: 100 Goals Landmark In Sight

VMC's Some Might Say: 100 Goals Landmark In Sight

Manchester City, 94 goals to the good are closing in on a century of them in all competitions this season with at least two months of an exciting campaign to go...

As statto's reach for those record books again, post match reaction to City's total football win over Blackburn...

Roberto Mancini:

'It is important to be up there at the end of May. It was a difficult game. They always had 10 players behind the ball. We had a lot of chances to score. In the end it was important we won the game...Yaya has a problem in his leg, his muscle. Tomorrow we will see.'

David Platt

"I thought Mario Balotelli was very disciplined in his performance and his work rate was exceptional both on and off the ball...His temperament was good. He can be pleased with his work. All three strikers have scored all season. They are scoring goals but the team is creating them for them."

Vincent Kompany:

'We did the right things. We played in the right manner, the passion was there. We were concentrated...There is no such thing as an easy game for us. To win the league we will have to do the same week in week out.

'People say being leader you have the pressure from those behind but I think it is the opposite.'


Steve Kean:

'We couldn't keep the ball...You know how difficult it's going to be with the depth of the City squad. It was probably close to a £400 million squad with the lads on the pitch and on the bench, so they can rotate and add quality when they decide to rest people...I did think we should have had a penalty and I said that to the referee but we respect his decision...It was important to get through today without any injuries.

'These games are very tough coming to places like this, but we have a very good spell of games coming up...we have got games against teams around us. But we feel a bit depleted right now.'


IN THE VMC FORUMS:

Spooks

'Zabaleta put in a performance that should give Mancini pause for thought as to who should be the first choice right back.'

rojo2010

'The team played absolutely brilliantly today. Just brilliant to watch.'

BlueDub

'Is that possession stat a record? Another brilliant performance. Incredible passing football.'

The Kompany Ink

'Yaya definitely adds a new gear we were missing.'

Skoorb

'The quality of Kolarov's cross made the third goal but the quality of Pizarro's pass to set Kolarov up was superb also. Swift, one touch pass perfectly placed meant Kolarov did not have to break stride.'

Bama Engineer

'Great stuff, looks like we're breaking out of our slump since Yaya's returned.'

UPCOMING FIXTURES:
all times East Manchester
Sa 03 Mar 15:00 Bolton, The Etihad, PL
Th 08 Mar 18:00 S Lisbon, Estádio José Alvalade, ELR16
Sa 11 Mar 14:00 Swansea, Liberty Stadium, PL
Th 15 Mar 20:05 S Lisbon, The Etihad, ELR16
Mo 19 Mar 20:00 Chelsea, The Etihad, PL
Sa 24 Mar 17:30 Stoke, Britannia Stadium, PL
Sa 31 Mar 15:00 Sunderland, The Etihad, PL




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

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Saturday February 25 2012
Time: 8:35PM

Comments

0
It's 96 forgot the Community Shield?
jackblue
25/02/2012 21:32:00
0
Don't think the Shield counts does it as it's technically a pre-season friendly.
StuMCFC
25/02/2012 21:32:00
0
Indeed, we're not counting it despite the fact that it was arguably the most important result of the season. Served as a timely reminder of what is required.
Johnny Baguette
25/02/2012 21:40:00
0
What penalty? What is Steve Keane talking about?!
RobsonGreensleeves
25/02/2012 22:22:00
0
You got me Robson - didn't see anything but a Blackburn player fall over his own feet in the box and the ref wave play on.
fifthcolumnblue
25/02/2012 22:30:00
0
He's lost it!
RobsonGreensleeves
26/02/2012 20:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Highlights: Man City 2-2 Spurs Plus Blues Video Debrief

Match referee Andre Marriner certainly made a couple of howlers at the Etihad Stadium yesterday but hey, we have to live with the fact that referees and officials are only human..

Stats: Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur

All the stats from Manchester City (2) vs (2) Tottenham Hotspur, The Etihad Stadium, 21/1/17 17h30 GMT Att: 54, 402

(Video) Is Pep A 'Fraud'? | Manchester City's Season So Far

After a blistering start to the season, in recent weeks Manchester City have struggled a bit and fallen out the top four.

Man City v Spurs Matchday Preview

'I want to believe'

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)

City's performance, out of five against Spurs?
Suggested By: Tudor
Five0%
Four20%
Three40%
Two20%
One0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 22 13 7 2 46 29
3 Liverpool 22 13 6 3 45 24
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 22 13 4 5 43 15
6 Man Utd 22 11 8 3 41 12
7 Everton 22 10 6 6 36 10
8 WBA 22 9 5 8 32 2
9 Stoke 22 7 7 8 28 -6
10 West Ham 22 8 4 10 28 -7
11 AFC Bournemouth 22 7 5 10 26 -7
12 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 22 6 6 10 24 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 22 4 8 10 20 -7
17 Swansea 22 5 3 14 18 -25
18 Crystal Palace 22 4 4 14 16 -11
19 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
20 Sunderland 22 4 3 15 15 -22
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (a)
FA Cup
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 1:30PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 13 2017 8:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 26 2017 2:15PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear526
2.Skoorb462
3.Johnny Baguette418
4.Rising207
5.Bluedub189
6.Tudor182
7.johnkelv99
8.Colin Is The King84
9.OziMan63
10.kennyclementstache57
Write for Vital Football