Date: 29th April 2010 at 2:30pm
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Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne can’t wait for Saturday’s trip to the City of Manchester Stadium.

The 30-year-old Republic of Ireland international served nine loyal years at Manchester City and this weekends Premier League encounter against his former club will see him visit Sportcity for the very first time since his £6m transfer last August.

Dublin born Dunne spoke to the press ahead of Saturday’s game and said…

‘We’ve got a really big game now against Manchester City. If we can pick up a win it will be an interesting last day. I’m looking forward to it.’

‘It’s good that it’s worked out that it’s such an important game for both clubs. It’s something to look forward to and hopefully we can get the right result on the day.’


Dunne in Blue



The 6’2 stalwart continued…

‘It’s big for City. They’re in front of their home crowd. They have to be in the Champions League, so the pressure’s probably on them. They’re expected to go out and win whereas us, we’ve come from nowhere over the last couple of weeks and we’ve given ourselves a chance.’

‘We’re going in on a high we’ve kept a couple of clean sheets and we’ve won our last three so we’re looking forward to it.’


A CoMS capacity crowd of just over 47,000 is expected to give the 6’2 stalwart a warm welcome.



 

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