Date: 14th April 2009 at 12:51pm
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PFA Player of The Year Nominee Stephen Ireland’s efforts to rally his team fell on deaf ears against Fulham’s journeymen, but he again led by example…

Superman chalked up his 12th League and Cup goal in 41 appearances so far this term, shaking off a nasty ankle knock in the process. All that Kung Fu around Glossop has served him well!

The pisspoor ratings for his team-mates outside of Shay Given tell their own story…

MOTM CITY v Fulham
FA Premier League


7. Stephen Ireland (62%)
37. Shay Given (16%)
15. Javier Garrido (5%)
9. Valeri Bojinov (5%)
10. De Souza Robinho (5%)
34. Nigel De Jong (5%)
22. Richard Dunne (2%)
17. Martin Petrov (0%)
24. Ched Evans (0%)
28. Daniel Sturridge (0%)
29. Kelvin Etuhu (0%)
5. Pablo Zabaleta (0%)
2. Micah Richards (0%)
4. Nedum Onuoha (0%)

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


Ireland, 11 (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, Aalborg, UEFA Cup Round of 16 H, Fulham H)

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

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

Given, 4 (Middlesbrough H, Aalborg, UEFA Cup Round of 16 A, Arsenal A, Hamburg A, UEFA Cup QF, 1st Leg)

Richards, 3 (FC Midtjylland, UEFA Cup Q2 H, Aston Villa A, Sunderland H)

Onuoha, 3 (Portsmouth A, West Ham A, Chelsea A)

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

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

De Jong, 1 (Liverpool A)

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.

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