UK time is: 22:29:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Time for a boycott?

'That's it - I've had it.' The words of a friend of mine, a City season ticket holder for 13 years. He called me ten minutes ago. 'I can't believe we've sold Fowler,' he yelled down the phone. 'We're ending the transfer window with fewer strikers than we started it with.'



If the board don't put their hands in their pockets and buy two new strikers and a midfielder by Tuesday [the end of the transfer window] I'm boycotting Eastlands. I just can't bear our complete lack of ambition.'



He paused for breath but he wasn't finished.

They let Fowler go because they didn't want to pay Leeds another tranche of the transfer money. What does that say about lack of ambition!? I've had enough. I'm voting with my feet.'



He then hung up after claiming he was going to get, in his words, 'sh**faced'. Phew. Is he going over the top or does he have a point?




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 27 2006

Time: 5:59PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Agreed Paul. Gates will be well down next season. Maine Road FC anyone?
cropped
Report Abuse
27/01/2006 18:27:00

There goes our most creative player And our best finisher. For nowt. To the European champions. I'm just off to put some Joy Division on to cheer myself up.
Chuck Norris
Report Abuse
27/01/2006 22:16:00

If you ask me, its a good piece of business - 40K off the weekly wage bill. And let's face it Robbie cares more about his terraced houses and horses than he does about MCFC. There's still a few days to go before the window closes - let's just wait and see before investing in a packet of razor blades.
Henry Crun
Report Abuse
27/01/2006 22:24:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

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)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 27 19 6 2 +35 63
2. Man City 28 17 7 4 +32 58
3. Arsenal 28 16 6 6 +23 54
4. Man Utd 28 15 8 5 +21 53
5. Liverpool 28 15 6 7 +12 51
6. Southampton 28 15 4 9 +19 49
7. Spurs 27 14 5 8 +6 47

Breaking League News

Danilo Only Has Eyes for Real Madrid!
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 18:45:00
Trio Selected for Brazilian Internationals
Chelsea : 05/03/2015 17:55:01
Evans and Cisse Charged by the FA
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:41:01
Young on his Late Winner
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:33:01
Van Gaal - Best Performance of the Season!
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:28:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which Goal Was Your Favourite In The Crucial Win Over The Foxes?
Suggested By:  Shaun Gloater
Silva 45′ 0%
Milner 88′ 100%