UK time is: 10:10:34
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

Pellegrini Talks Tottenham Win (Monday May 4 2015)

Hart Talks Tottenham (Monday May 4 2015)

Tottenham v City - Team News (Friday May 1 2015)

Vieira Exit Talks (Friday May 1 2015)

Interest In Souttar (Friday May 1 2015)

Mangala To Support Aguero (Thursday April 30 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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Spurs 0 - 1 Man City
Man City 3 - 2 Aston Villa
Man City 2 - 0 West Ham
Man Utd 4 - 2 Man City
Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Man City
Man City 3 - 0 WBA

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 35 25 8 2 +42 83
2. Man City 35 21 7 7 +35 70
3. Arsenal 34 21 7 6 +33 70
4. Man Utd 35 19 8 8 +24 65
5. Liverpool 35 18 7 10 +11 61
6. Spurs 35 17 7 11 +5 58
7. Southampton 35 17 6 12 +20 57

Breaking League News

The Relegation Battle Run In - Villa Edging Safer!
Aston Villa : 05/05/2015 10:05:01
Can We Close The Widening Gap?
Spurs : 05/05/2015 09:25:01
Hull 1-3 Arsenal - Prem
Hull City : 05/05/2015 09:25:00
Clyne Happy At Southampton
Southampton : 05/05/2015 07:38:01
Chelsea Ladies Reach Wembley Final
Chelsea : 05/05/2015 07:25:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Tottenham v City
Suggested By:  VMC Admin
City win 72%
Tottenham win 28%
Draw 0%