Date: 23rd August 2007 at 7:00pm
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Nedum Onuoha’s latest diary entry on Icons.com is available.

The Man City player says ‘What a start it’s been to the season. I can’t remember the last time City won all their opening games, and without a doubt it’s my best start since getting into the senior squad. Winning all three so far is fantastic, especially compared to last season. And, of course, beating Manchester United in the derby was the icing on the cake. We were very lucky if I’m going to be totally honest, they had so many chances where they failed to score, but sometimes you get a bit of fortune on your side and I think it’s about time we got a bit of luck.’

He also singles out Kasper Schmeichel for praise and says the atmosphere for that game was ‘electric’.

Meanwhile Elano has been interviewed on icons giving the lowdown on Sven, aiming for Europe and how it feels to be part of the foreign revolution at Eastlands.: Click Here

‘The season has just started but we can’t help feeling excited by our performances. I’d rather say our realistic goal is to work seriously and to focus on our game. Then a UEFA Cup or even a Champions League spot may follow. This is not the time to make promises. But at City we are all ready to work towards a wonderful season.’ Adding: ‘One thing is for sure: Mr Eriksson knows what I can do.’

He talks of the great reception he got by the fans and how surprised he was at the passion we have for the game in England.

On Sven he explained: ‘The man has won trophies at every club he has managed. He`s a very nice guy with a lot of experience in football and I really appreciate his cool style when he talks to the team and tells us what to do. He likes to talk and give the players a chance to put their views too.’

Used with permission from icons.com

 

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