One week on from YaYa Toure’s barnstorming Man of The Match performance against the crestfallen rags, time to check up on how the squad has shaped up in VMC Forum eyes…
Seven fixtures of destiny kick off at relegation haunted Blackburn Rovers tonight and with Fifty Two games already completed, the livewire David Silva is almost certain to be named VMC’s fourth Man of The Season.
The VMCers votes throughout a season always give a sound indicator of how the City squad has performed and it’s pleasing to see how a group of players widely written off as individuals across the media have forged a clear team spirit with key performances put in when required across Roberto Mancini’s effective.
The Story So Far:
FA Premier League unless stated
Silva 10 (Salzburg A, ELGS Blackpool A, Poznan H, ELGS, Poznan A, ELGS, West Brom A, Stoke City A, Bolton H, Birmingham A, Villa H FAC5, Wigan H)
Kompany 6 (Sunderland A, Chelsea H, Newcastle H, the rags A, Sunderland H, Liverpool A)
Tévez 4 (Wigan A, Wolves H, WBA H, Dynamo Kyiv H, ELR16 2L)
Y Toure 4(Timisoara A, ELQ3 1L, Juventus H, ELGS, West Ham A, the rags FAC SF)
Zabaleta 3 (Everton H, Fulham H, Dynamo Kyiv A, ELR16 1L)
Dzeko 3 (Aris A, ELR32 1L, Notts County H, FAC4R, Aris H, ELR32 2L)
Johnson 3(Blackburn H, Juventus A ELGS, Leicester H FAC3R)
Hart 3 (Spurs A, Blackpool H, Arsenal A)
De Jong 2(Birmingham H, Reading H, FAC QF)
Richards 2(Arsenal H, Notts County A FAC4)
Milner 2 (Salzburg H,ELGS, Leicester A FAC3)
Barry 2(Liverpool H, Newcastle A)
Kolarov 2(Fulham A, Villa A)
Lescott (Chelsea A)
Balotelli (Villa H)
K Toure (the rags H)
Adebayor (Wolves A)
Boyata (Timisoara H, ELQ3 2L)
Given (West Brom A, LC3)
VMC’s Previous Man Of The Season:
Based upon MOTM polls won
2007-2008 Elano Blumer
2008-2009 Stephen Ireland
2009-2010 Carlos Tevez
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Opportunity knocks for The Citizens. A win at Blackburn would see Mancio’s squad become serious contenders for a top three finish. Can we move four points clear of Spurs?
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