Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

(Burnley) Defending The Undefendable

(Burnley) Defending The Undefendable

Does anyone have a touch of déjà vu ahead of Saturday's Premier League match against Burnley? I know I do.

I don't want sound like I'm an old fuddy - duddy, in fact I'll step it up and say I don't want to sound like I'm a mincer. But how many Blues can expect the Clarets boss Sean Dyche to come out and say, post-match that his player's challenges were typical of English football and that no crunching tackles had any intent or malice whatsoever.

Will Sean Dyche end up defending the undefendable?

Yes, yes, I appreciate football is a physical game but...!

Embed from Getty Images

How many more City players will end up this weekend on the injury list - I believe there is seven at the last count.

Embed from Getty Images

Think about it?

Embed from Getty Images

The last couple of games against West Brom (Alan Pardew), Cardiff City (Neil Warnock) I could go on, all came out and defended (as one would expect) their respective players following horrendous challenges against City players. So, when the next City player ends up in hospital having surgery, or on Monday morning players have muscle / tendon remedial treatment then I'll confidentially say, 'I told you so.'

Embed from Getty Images

Will I be proven wrong?

Based on the season so far then I have to smugly say, 'I doubt it.'

Come on CITY!



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

Writer:Tudor
Date:Friday February 2 2018
Time: 9:21AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Double Drat: We Have A Pony Ref In Carabao Cup Final

Pitiful Pawson has been told he has to officiate Sunday's Carabao Cup Final between Manchester City and Arsenal.

The Ped Cup Report Wigan Athletic 1-0 City

Conclusion: Gonefour

The FA Cup Fifth Round Aftermath: Wigan 1-0 Man City

It seems as though Manchester City FC are either incapable, or simply inept when it comes to beating Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup.

Player Ratings (Honest Opinion) Vs Wigan

Twelve hours after Wigan's fat lady cleared her throat and sung her lungs out, my intention is not to moan over my morning bowl of cornflakes but instead, give my honest City player opinion ratings.<

Manchester City Archived Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Carabao Cup Final: Who will win?
Suggested By: Tudor
City in 90 mins84%
Arsenal in 90 mins8%
City in extra time0%
Arsenal in extra time0%
City on penalties0%
Arsenal on penalties8%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Johnny Baguette317
2.Buzz Lightyear281
3.Skoorb236
4.Colin Is The King191
5.Rising182
6.OziMan173
7.Tudor138
8.kennyclementstache123
9.johnkelv98
10.BamaEngineer88
Vital Football Comment