Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Sheikh Mansour: We Do Have A Chance

Sheikh Mansour: We Do Have A Chance

Cue crestfallen anti-City hacks and pundits sobbing at their bars tonight. His Highness Sheikh Mansour, MCFC owner has declared his satisfaction with the club...

Speaking on Abu Dhabi TV, the man who has transformed Manchester football and helped break up the Premier League's top four monopoly has backed his men to the hilt in their battle to overcome the rags and lift the English title for the first time since 1968:

'The City versus United derby will be important. I think the gap will close to less than three points. The last two matches of both teams will be decisive in designating the champions.'

The 42 year old City leader went on to praise the work of Roberto Mancini, his backroom staff and his players:

'The difference is three points and we do have a chance. But whatever happens and even if we don't win, I am very happy and satisfied with the players, the team and the management...They have performed very well and have improved in their last few matches.'

The timing of these statements and backing like this can only serve to further energise City's transformation from the hunted to the hunters.


UPCOMING FIXTURES:
all times East Manchester
Mo 30 Apr 20:00 The rags, The Etihad, PL
Su 6 May 14:00 Newcastle, St James' Park, PL
Su 13 May 15:00 QPR, The Etihad, PL




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

Writer:Johnny Baguette VMC Newsdesk
Date:Monday April 23 2012
Time: 7:47PM

Comments

0
Jonny on the spot as always m.Baguette. Glad to hear timely intervention. Would like to think player talks stays as it is, little and humble. In contrast to a panicky few of the last four months!
Hcc
23/04/2012 20:14:00
0
Full support and encouragement from the man at the top. Over to Mancini to get the players in the right frame of mind. This time next Monday!!
Barney Daniels
23/04/2012 20:21:00
0
Nice one Blues! Anyone know if Our Malc is going to issue a Stretford rallying cry from Miami?
Johnny Baguette
23/04/2012 20:24:00
0
22 points above last years second placed team, 18 points clear of 4th place and 34 points clear of ex Big Four Liverpool. Yep, that's progress I reckon.
Johnny Baguette
23/04/2012 20:45:00
0
Damn it! What will the press write about now that Mancini isn't getting the boot?
fifthcolumnblue
23/04/2012 21:04:00
0
Best owner in the world, Manchester loves you Sheikh Mansour. He is the picture perfect owner - generous to a fault, cares about the fans (we still have cheaper season ticket prices than some Championship clubs!), not pushy and demanding, and very patient and intelligent.
StuMCFC
23/04/2012 21:45:00
0
The sheik is a commensurate gentleman in both his business and personal dealings. He has made the stuff of dreams a reality to so many of us and for that with hand on heart I say thank you.
bluerichy
23/04/2012 22:37:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

(Video) A View From The Other Side

Tottenham Hotspur fan Barnaby from SpurredOn interviewed his counterpart and Manchester City supporter Alex from BlueMoonRisingTV ahead of this afternoon's game at the Etihad Stadium.

Spurs In Town

The good news is that Manchester City Captain, Vincent Kompany is available for the first time since Boxing Day. The bad news is that Sagna, Mangala, Delph, Nasri, Navas, De Bruyne and Bony are out.

David Silva, who took a knock last weekend is expected to be available for selection.

Video Preview

(Video) Don't Sack Van Gaal Petition

BlueMoonRisingTV roving reporter went to Manchester city centre to see who wanted Louis Van Gaal to keep his job at Manchester United.

BlueMoonRisingTV & SpurredOn Discuss Best XI

(Video) Alex and Barnaby from SpurredOn thrash out a combined Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur combined eleven dream team!

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor
Profile
Johnny Baguette
Profile
Pedmachine
Profile
Sedgie
Profile
Skoorb
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many trophies will MCFC win this season?
Suggested By: Tudor
Premier League10%
Champions League1%
League Cup19%
FA Cup2%
Two of the above10%
Three of the above1%
All four6%
City will not win anything this season51%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 26 11 8 7 41 9
6 Southampton 26 11 7 8 40 10
7 West Ham 26 10 10 6 40 9
8 Watford 26 10 6 10 36 1
9 Stoke 26 10 6 10 36 -5
10 Everton 26 8 11 7 35 11
11 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
12 Chelsea 26 8 9 9 33 2
13 Crystal Palace 26 9 5 12 32 -5
14 WBA 26 8 8 10 32 -8
15 AFC Bournemouth 26 7 7 12 28 -14
16 Swansea 26 6 9 11 27 -10
17 Norwich 26 6 6 14 24 -20
18 Newcastle 26 6 6 14 24 -22
19 Sunderland 26 6 5 15 23 -18
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 14 2016 4:15PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 21 2016 4:00PM : Chelsea (a)
FA Cup
Feb 28 2016 12:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 28 2016 4:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Capital One Cup
Mar 2 2016 8:00PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Skoorb272
2.Buzz Lightyear252
3.Tudor245
4.Johnny Baguette174
5.Bluedub110
6.fifthcolumnblue75
7.johnkelv51
8.PhillyBlueMoon41
9.kennyclementstache38
10.citizhun36