Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

VMC's Some Might Say: The Shield Thriller

VMC's Some Might Say: The Shield Thriller

City have now been involved in consecutive Community Shield 3-2ers. To think this side were once widely pilloried as boring. Post Match Reaction to the exciting win over Chelsea...

Roberto Di Matteo:

'It was difficult in the second half with 10 men...It changed the game in favour of Manchester City. We competed very well and at that point were in the lead. The challenge had no intent to hurt the opposition. It was a sliding tackle and he got the ball as well.'

Roberto Mancini:

'With the sending-off, it was difficult to see from the bench but it is an advantage to play with an extra player. It had an impact on the game. It is impossible to say no because 11 versus 11 is different. But we played better than Chelsea, played better football."

Learned Pundit's View, Pat Nevin, BBC:

'With the likes of Aguero, a fit Tevez, Silva and Yaya Toure, City have enough to waltz through the league. The question is can they do the same in Europe?'


Vincent Kompany:

'The Community Shield is ours! Well done to the boys and thanks again for the great support!'

Pablo Zabaleta:

'Another trophy for @MCFC! Community Shield 2012! Well done to all the players and thanks so much to the City fans for the support today!!

Samir Nasri:

'Great start of the season with this 1st trophy , thanks to the MCFC fans once again you were amazing.'

Sergio Aguero:

'Very happy to start the season with another title for @MCFC, and we pursue more!!'

In the meantime, fed up of the bitterness rife on sites like the MUEN?
Click Here To Visit The VMC Forum And Get Weaving

all times East Manchester

Su 19 Aug 15h00 Southampton, The Etihad, PL
Sa 25 Aug 15h00 Liverpool, Anfield, PL
Sa 01 Sep 17h30 QPR, The Etihad, PL
Sa 15 Sep 15h00 Stoke, The Britannia Stadium, PL
Su 23 Sep 16h00 Arsenal, The Etihad, PL
Sa 29 Sep 15h00 Fulham, Craven Cottage, PL


The draw for the 2012/13 Champions League Group Stage will take place in Monaco on Thursday, 30th August. The opening round of games will kick off in the week commencing Monday, 17th September.

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

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Monday August 13 2012
Time: 10:29AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Manchester City Articles

Who Is The Premier League's Penalty Save King?

Another boring international break has hit this March, so if you've ever wondered who has saved the most penalties in Premier League history - wonder no more!

Interactive Map: Find Out Where Premier League Fans Reside

Around 1.2 billion worldwide football fans follow the 20 English Premier League clubs, however, have you ever thought where we, the supporters come from?

Anfield Allocation: Liverpool v Manchester City

Manchester City FC has received 2,819 tickets for the massively anticipated Champions League quarter-final first leg tie between Liverpool and Manchester City.

Video: Sergio Aguero Struts His Stuff

Sergio Aguero is filmed training in the gym, but that doesn't stop him showing off a dance move or two.

Manchester City Archived Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email
Johnny Baguette
no email
no email
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Given one wish, who would you like City to sign in the summer?
Suggested By: Tudor
Lionel Messi26%
Cristiano Ronaldo0%
Luis Suarez0%
Manuel Neuer0%
Gareth Bale12%
Andres Iniesta0%
None of the above62%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

1.Johnny Baguette363
2.Buzz Lightyear203
5.Colin Is The King163
Write for Vital Football