Date: 6th March 2009 at 8:24pm
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Shaun Wright-Phillips was in scintillating form for City in the superb victory over 4th placed Villa, his exceptional work rate earning him our Vital MC MOTM vote…

SWP is now tied with Superman Ireland for our player of the season on 9 awards each. As they did last season with our eventual winner Elano, our polls are proving a sound indicator of the squad’s performance.

MOTM CITY v Aston Villa
FA Premier League

8. Shaun Wright-Phillips (42%)
11. Blumer Elano (20%)
22. Richard Dunne (17%)
37. Shay Given (7%)
5. Pablo Zabaleta (7%)
7. Stephen Ireland (3%)
4. Nedum Onuoha (2%)
20. Felipe Caicedo (1%)
34. Nigel De Jong (1%)
33. Vincent Kompany (0%)
19. Gelson Fernandes (0%)
24. Ched Evans (0%)
9. Valeri Bojinov (0%)
25. Wayne Bridge (0%)

The Story So Far….
(FA Premier League unless stated)

Wright-Phillips, 9 (Sunderland A, Chelsea H Liverpool H, Newcastle A, Spurs H, united H, Everton H, West Brom A, Aston Villa H)

Ireland, 9 (Portsmouth H, Brighton, League Cup R2 A, Omonia Nicosia, UEFA Cup R1 H, FC Twente, UEFA Cup Group Stage H, Hull A, Arsenal H, Schalke, UEFA Cup Group Stage A, Hull H, FC Copenhagen, UEFA Cup Round of 32 A)

Zabaleta, 5 (Wigan A, Bolton A, Fulham A, Wigan H, Newcastle H)

Kompany, 3 (West Ham United, H, Middlesbrough A, PSG, UEFA Cup Group Stage H)

Onuoha, 2 (Portsmouth A, West Ham A)

Richards, 2 (FC Midtjylland, UEFA Cup Q2 H, Aston Villa A)

Bellamy, 1 (FC Copenhagen, UEFA Cup Round of 32 H)

De Jong, 1 (Liverpool A)

Given, 1 (Middlesbrough H)

Elano, 1 (Stoke A)

Sturridge, 1 (Blackburn A)

Caicedo, 1 (Racing Santander, UEFA Cup Group Stage, A)

Robinho, 1 (Stoke City H)

Jo, 1 (Omonia Nicosia, UEFA Cup R1 A)

Hart, 1 (FC Midtjylland, UEFA Cup Q2 A)

Nottingham Forest FAC R3 – No Votes.


On 27 November 2008, Carl travelled over to Germany to watch his beloved side play Schalke in the UEFA Cup, however due to a tragic incident at a German train station, Carl suffered life threatening injuries.

Due to this horrendous incident, Carl ended up in a coma for three weeks. He is currently in a rehabilitation unit in Germany while his family remain by his bedside.

The family are hopeful that Carl might be in a position to be repatriated to a rehab unit within the United Kingdom, hopefully sometime in March.

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