Date: 17th August 2012 at 1:30pm
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City and England’s Jack Rodwell made his press conference alongside Roberto Mancini today and handled the hacks with the kind of straight bat answers that drive them mad…

The 21 year old Blues midfielder comes across as a bright, articulate lad which will stand him in good stead as he continues to familiarise himself with Mancio’s title winning stars.

The former Everton man is in contention to play some part in City’s first game of the title defence on Sunday against Southampton.



Click Here to Follow City v Southampton in the VMC Forum Match Day Thread on Sunday


UPCOMING GAMES:
all times East Manchester

Su 19 Aug 16h00 Southampton, The Etihad, PL
Sa 25 Aug 15h00 Liverpool, Anfield, PL
Sa 01 Sep 17h30 QPR, The Etihad, PL
Sa 15 Sep 15h00 Stoke, The Britannia Stadium, PL
Su 23 Sep 16h00 Arsenal, The Etihad, PL
Sa 29 Sep 15h00 Fulham, Craven Cottage, PL

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FIXTURES:

The draw for the 2012/13 Champions League Group Stage will take place in Monaco on Thursday, 30th August. The opening round of games will kick off in the week commencing Monday, 17th September.