Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Isaksson on course for City debut

Isaksson on course for City debut

New City 'keeper Andreas Isaksson has returned to training following recent ankle surgery.

Isaksson, the Swedish international goalkeeper has still to make his debut following a £2million transfer from Rennes, but gaffer, Stuart Pearce is confident he will soon be available for selection and fighting Nicky Weaver for that number one spot.

Weaver himself, has staked a strong claim to remain first choice with a string of confident pre-season and premiership performances.

Our own web poll suggests that most of you think Isaksson shouldn't automatically go into to the side with Weaver in such fine form. We asked you:

Does Weaver deserve to hang on to his place given his current form?

Yes: 72%

No: 14%

Too close to call: 14%

Despite Nicky's form it's unlikely that Psycho will let a £2m signing stay on the bench for long, but it's clear that you want to make Isaksson fight for his place; let's hope the new competition brings out the best in both of them. Let's also not forget that Joe Hart is also snapping at their heels, so neither Nicky or Isaksson can afford to be complacent.


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

Writer:
Date:Thursday September 7 2006
Time: 12:39PM

Comments

0
A keeper on form holds his spot, watch your league position for the answer, a couple of mistakes and it is CYA.
MarteenGottspennes
07/09/2006 12:45:00
0
The recent performances of Weaver should soon have him knocking on the England door especially as this week as it was Ben Foster in the No.2 spot. This will then give Psycho a difficult selection headache.
alphieblues
07/09/2006 13:39:00
0
I have seen a couple of your games on MOTD and Weaver looked in form, I don't think you should drop a keeper when he is playing well as it will knock his confidence and he won't be the same next time he gets a chance
DevonshireYid
07/09/2006 13:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Adams Turns Professional

Recent Manchester City Articles

Deloitte's Money League For 2017

The turn of a New Year means a new edition of Deloitte's Football Money League and analysis of the season just gone.

Most Expensive Player Values - Jan 2017

The Cies Football Observatory have been crunching their numbers again to produce the January 2017 edition of their highest player transfer values for the top leagues across Europe.

The Ped Report City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur

Resurgent Blues Toss Away 2-goal Lead

Highlights: Man City 2-2 Spurs Plus Blues Video Debrief

Match referee Andre Marriner certainly made a couple of howlers at the Etihad Stadium yesterday but hey, we have to live with the fact that referees and officials are only human..

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many goals, if any will City score against Crystal Palace?
Suggested By: Tudor
Five or more42%
Four40%
Three6%
Two6%
One6%
City won't score0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 22 18 1 3 55 32
2 Arsenal 22 14 5 3 47 27
3 Spurs 22 13 7 2 46 29
4 Liverpool 22 13 6 3 45 24
5 Man City 22 13 4 5 43 15
6 Man Utd 22 11 8 3 41 12
7 Everton 22 10 6 6 36 10
8 WBA 22 9 5 8 32 2
9 Stoke 22 7 7 8 28 -6
10 West Ham 22 8 4 10 28 -7
11 Southampton 22 7 6 9 27 -4
12 AFC Bournemouth 22 7 5 10 26 -7
13 Burnley 22 8 2 12 26 -9
14 Watford 22 6 6 10 24 -13
15 Leicester City 22 5 6 11 21 -13
16 Middlesbrough 22 4 8 10 20 -7
17 Swansea 22 5 3 14 18 -25
18 Crystal Palace 22 4 4 14 16 -11
19 Hull City 22 4 4 14 16 -27
20 Sunderland 22 4 3 15 15 -22
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (a)
FA Cup
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 1:30PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 13 2017 8:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 26 2017 2:15PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear531
2.Skoorb483
3.Johnny Baguette421
4.Rising215
5.Bluedub210
6.Tudor186
7.johnkelv109
8.Colin Is The King89
9.OziMan66
10.kennyclementstache59
The Vital Football Members League