Date: 2nd March 2009 at 9:48am
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Nedum Onuoha continues to shine in the City defence. He picks up his 2nd Vital MC MOTM vote in only his 12th City start this season…

The signs are there that Ned and Dunney are forging an understanding in front of Shay Given and we are going to need more of that heading into a beyond challenging end of season run in.

The Boj is back meanwhile and his popularity is underlined with his 3rd place vote based on a few minutes run out!

MOTM West Ham United v CITY
FA Premier League

4. Nedum Onuoha (31%)
22. Richard Dunne (24%)
9. Valeri Bojinov (22%)
25. Wayne Bridge (9%)
37. Shay Given (5%)
39. Craig Bellamy (3%)
11. Blumer Elano (3%)
7. Stephen Ireland (1%)
10. De Souza Robinho 1%)
20. Felipe Caicedo (1%)
2. Micah Richards (0%)
5. Pablo Zabaleta (0%)
34. Nigel De Jong (0%)
33. Vincent Kompany (0%)

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

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)

Wright-Phillips, 8 (Sunderland A, Chelsea H Liverpool H, Newcastle A, Spurs H, united H, Everton H, West Brom 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.


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