UK time is: 05:31:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Distin Stays - It's Official

The official Man City website is reporting that Sylvain Distin has decided to stay at Eastlands and see out the remaining year of his contract.

With today's news headlines being dominated by the disgrace that Ben Thatcher brought to the club with the shocking challenge last night that saw Pompey's Pedro Mendez hospitalised, it's nice to have some good news to report.

News of Distin's decision will be a great boost for the club as that removes the uncertainty that has been hanging over the team since last season.

It's not impossible that Distin could indeed stay on beyond 2007 and sign an extension to his contract. Whether he does or not will probably depend on City's performance this year, but I guess it will also be heavily influenced financial drivers.

Let's park that one for now and hope Distin will continue to turn in strong performances week-in, week-out as he has done for the past three seasons.




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 24 2006

Time: 7:19PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
great news
bluetone
Report Abuse
24/08/2006 19:52:00

good news considering the doom and gloom surronding the club
ronin
Report Abuse
24/08/2006 20:12:00

I just want to apologise to all the genuine Man City fans. I had to have a rant about what happened with Thatcher & Mendes, and I am so pleased that the vast majority have come out & said they were disgusted with their own player. But there was one City fan who said he wasn't interested in what Thatcher did to Mendes - I wonder if he would still have the same outlook if Rooney had done the same to a City player? I think not...
eltoro
Report Abuse
25/08/2006 10:54:00

A good decision for you from Distin. He's a good defender and i was hoping that he'd come to us.
FEn_100
Report Abuse
26/08/2006 13:58:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Kolarov Keen On Serie A Return (Monday March 30 2015)

Yaya To End International Career? (Monday March 30 2015)

Flashing The Cash! (Monday March 30 2015)

Milner Quitting For Liverpool? (Monday March 30 2015)

Hart Set For England Milestone (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Shortlist Drawn Up! (Wednesday March 25 2015)

City Stars On International Duty (Tuesday March 24 2015)

Pellegrini Gets Lampard Backing (Tuesday March 24 2015)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. johnkelv 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 3 - 0 WBA
Burnley 1 - 0 Man City
Man City 2 - 0 Leicester City
Liverpool 2 - 1 Man City
Man City 5 - 0 Newcastle
Stoke 1 - 4 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 29 20 7 2 +36 67
2. Man City 30 18 7 5 +34 61
3. Arsenal 30 18 6 6 +27 60
4. Man Utd 30 17 8 5 +25 59
5. Liverpool 30 16 6 8 +12 54
6. Southampton 30 16 5 9 +21 53
7. Spurs 30 16 5 9 +5 53

Breaking League News

Fresh Rumours Suggest Second Costa IS Coming
Chelsea : 01/04/2015 05:19:01
Fighting To The Finish
Chelsea : 01/04/2015 04:18:01
Ref Watch: Moss to officiate Chelsea v Stoke
Stoke : 31/03/2015 21:00:00
Stoke Interested in Permanent Deal for Moses
Chelsea : 31/03/2015 18:27:01
Ooh Saucy!
Man Utd : 31/03/2015 17:31:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

WBA MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Hart 2%
Zabaleta 0%
Kompany 0%
Mangala 5%
Clichy 0%
Jesus Navas 5%
Fernando 5%
Lampard 0%
Silva 52%
Bony 5%
Aguero 21%
Sub - Jovetic 0%
Sub - Dzeko 0%
Sub - Milner 5%