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Bitter Taggart Hughes Plea From Theatre Of Screams

Hopelessly outpassed and certainly outsung again, the rags ended a wretched season at the Stretford Library with their tails between their legs. Cue bitter Ferguson...

The graceless knight of the realm chose the moment of the aftermath to his side's latest stuttering damp squib of a performance, this time against Swansea to have a dig at the increasingly successful Manchester City hierarchy:

'We've won the title on three occasions on the last day and we don't mind doing it again. They're red hot favourites and will make sure they win the match, but QPR need a point and they're fighting for survival. The whole future of the club could be resting on the game and I only wish Sparky was playing...Mark knows his job alright. He was sacked by City in a very unethical way and he'll remember that. Mark Hughes teams always fight but QPR players are fighting for survival...It's always our job, the expectation and responsibility of Manchester United players is to win the match. We'll go there optimistic. It won't be easy but we'll have a go.'

As thousands of them they wind their ways back to the Home Counties, The Stretfords are unhappy, increasingly ill at ease and fearful of the future. Taggart sounds increasingly desperate, deluded and bitter, completely out of touch with the stark reality that has engulfed his sinking club.

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Writer: Johnny Baguette VMC Newsdesk Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 6 2012

Time: 6:38PM

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Hahaha, how was this disgusting human being ever knighted? The day he leaves football is the day there will be a great big party around many grounds. BTW both sets of fans cheered at half-time during Bolton/West Brom when us beating Newcastle was announced, just goes to show how hated United are.
StuMCFC
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06/05/2012 18:45:00

Swansea fans savaged him and the rags all afternoon. The rags home support was shocking.
Johnny Baguette
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06/05/2012 18:48:00

Don't think QPR put up much of a fight at the swamp a couple of weeks or so ago......what right has Surly to comment on the running of Manchester City?.....NONE.
Colin Is The King
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06/05/2012 18:52:00

This is funny even from a neutral point of view lol
Sajit
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06/05/2012 19:39:00

Come to think of it, Theatre of Snores more like.
Johnny Baguette
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06/05/2012 20:11:00

I think every single non-rag fan in the country will be rooting for City next Sunday.
PhillyBlueMoon
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06/05/2012 20:50:00

I won't because you haven't earned your success, it was given to you.
Henry Baker Brown
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06/05/2012 21:02:00

Boo hoo, and who do you support (I have a suspicion, does it begin with A?).
StuMCFC
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06/05/2012 23:25:00

Funny Henry Baker Brown, because if it is "A" you owe City a great debt of gratitude for keeping Newcastle fifth.
Ahoyskin
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06/05/2012 23:51:00

Hughes will do all he can for QPR, not Ferguson, he f*****g hates the idiot. PS, Henry, get lost you moron.
RobsonGreensleeves
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07/05/2012 00:08:00

RobsonGreensleeves, do you know the story on why Hughes hates Taggart? Not heard that one before.
Ahoyskin
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07/05/2012 00:42:00

Sad, pathetic, graceless old man. Wonder if the Glazers will quietly usher him upstairs before he does irreparable damage to the image of their club? Not that they've ever actually been known to accept defeat with good grace.
fifthcolumnblue
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07/05/2012 02:25:00

How bitter and sad this old Scotsman has become? Makes me ashamed to be Scots sometimes. Why don't you give it a rest Fergie and accept what is happening. You have lost it mate!
OziMan
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07/05/2012 04:45:00

Henry Baker Brown is a spud troll.. Ignore him. He regularly comes to VA to spout his bull*****.
Sajit
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07/05/2012 05:14:00

I know who Im supporting next Sunday. City. Sunderland. Fulham. and Arsenal of course. Though Im not particularly happy with Samir Nasri winning a trophy, but I guess its ok coz we goot good $$ for him.
Sajit
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07/05/2012 05:17:00

Was money very well spent Sajit, has to be said. Very consistent, if not prolific, but always plays well. I can't understand the crap being spouted about his performances since joining City.
rojo2010
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07/05/2012 12:37:00

Well, he is nowhere near your top 3 players of the season. Infact I can assure you he won't win you any titles. He's a good tidy player to have, very skillful but that's about it.
Sajit
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07/05/2012 13:12:00

Individual players don't win titles Sajit, teams do and Nasri has played his part in the team this season. In fact two of our most important wins against Spurs and Chelsea at home were thanks in no small part to Nasri's efforts to name but two games.
Bluedub
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07/05/2012 13:20:00

Not going to get into a debate but we take our MOTM polls quite seriously on VMC and end of season results are often very accurate. As it stands, this is how the voters on VMC have rated the players. Interesting that Nasri is actually in the Top3: http://www.manchestercity.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=281358
rojo2010
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07/05/2012 13:21:00

Arsenal fans cannot complain that Samir Nasri came to City. They should be complaining that Wenger chooses to leave Alex Oxlade Chamberlain on the bench when he's an excellent player.
PhillyBlueMoon
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07/05/2012 17:50:00

They could well be complaining even more vociferously if all those rumours about Van Persie have any substance! ;)
fifthcolumnblue
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07/05/2012 18:47:00

Check out our VMC Season long poll results later this week everyone. Samir is rated as our third - fourth finest performer of the season. Our polls are well accurate.
Johnny Baguette
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07/05/2012 20:00:00

City---go on and silence that graceless Ferguson next Sunday. I will LOVE it when you win the title---it is well deserved....... Swansea fan.
Philto
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07/05/2012 22:11:00

I notice that Das Daily Hatemail has Samir listed as one of the top-10 transfer flops of the season. LOL! These are clearly the same people that think Joleon Lescott (1/2 of the meanest defence in the league) and Gareth Barry are rubbish. Well, we know different, having watched them repeatedly over the course of the last two seasons. Samir has more than earned his corn as far as I'm concerned, and I don't think any of our underrated players will care a jot if they're proudly displaying their winners medals this time next week!
fifthcolumnblue
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08/05/2012 06:26:00

That Mail article described Nasri as a bit-part player, 44 appearances is bit-part then is it? 5 goals and 9 assists in his debut season, fairly good going especially considering he is second only to Silva in terms of assists for City this season. That 9 assists is 2 more than he got in his entire time playing for Arsenal. The article was obviously written by a Gooner.
Bluedub
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08/05/2012 09:01:00

Swansea fans were fantastic at the swamp library.
Johnny Baguette
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08/05/2012 10:49:00

 

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