UK time is: 04:20:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Who R Ya - Manchester City

Vital QPR takes a look at this Saturday's opponents Manchester City

Facts & Figures

Founded: 1880

Nickname: City, The Blues, The Citizens

Ground: Etihad Stadium (47,726)

Manager : Roberto Mancini

Selected Honours


First Division: Winners 1936-37, 1967-68, 2011-12

Second Division: Winners 1898-99, 1902-03, 1909-10, 1927-28, 1946-47, 1965-66, 2001-02

FA Cup: Winners: 1904, 1934, 1956, 1969, 2011

League Cup Winners: 1970, 1976

Club Records


Record Attendance: 84,569 v. Stoke City, 3 March 1934

Record League Victory: 11-3 v. Lincoln City, 23 March 1895

Record League Defeat: 2-10 v. Birmingham City, 17 March 1893

Record Buy: 35,000,000 to Atletico Madrid for Sergio Aguero

Record Sale: 21,000,000 from Chelsea for Shaun Wright-Phillips

Record Appearances: 676 + 4 sub - Alan Oakes

Record Goals: 177 - Eric Brook

Squad

Goalkeepers:

Joe Hart
Costel Pantilimon
Gunnar Nielsen

Defenders:

Micah Richards
Vincent Kompany
Pablo Zabaleta
Joleon Lescott
Aleksandar Kolarov
Stefan Savic
Gael Clichy
Kolo Toure
Dedryck Boyata

Midfielders:

James Milner
Samir Nasri
Gareth Barry
Yaya Toure
Nigel De Jong
Jack Rodwell
Abdul Razak
David Silva

Strikers:

Mario Balotelli
Edin Dzeko
Sergio Aguero
Carlos Tevez

Five Reasons To Focus

Yaya Toure: With the way our midfield has been overrun so far this season I fear for the worst when we play City especially when Yaya Toure is starting. Pace, power, skill and an eye for goal, Toure has it all. Last season he scored 13 goals in 43 games.

David Silva: Arguably one of City`s most important players, David Silva is a fine footballer. He is an intelligent player, capable of turning a game on its head in an instant. Silva racked up 8 goals and 22 assists last season.

Vincent Kompany: Like many I really rate Kompany and think he is the best centre back in the league. A Mark Hughes signing from a few years back, the Belgian international has developed into a world class player. Last season Kompany made 40 appearances and scored 3.

Joe Hart: England`s first genuine world class keeper since David Seaman, Joe Hart is one of the top goalkeepers in the world. He was instrumental in their quest for the league title last year and will look to produce similar performances this campaign.

Carlos Tevez: Much maligned and criticised last season for his impromptu exile back to Argentina, Tevez showed the darker side to his personality. However, he returned just in time and contributed to City`s last-ditch attempt for the title. This summer he has come back leaner and hungry for success. Already he has scored 3 in 3 appearances in all competitions.

Last Five Fixtures v QPR

Man City 3-2 QPR on 13 May 12
QPR 2-3 Man City on 5 Nov 11
QPR 0-3 Man City on 28 Oct 03
Man City 1-3 QPR on 8 Mar 00
QPR 1-1 Man City on 6 Nov 99




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: JackSupple Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 30 2012

Time: 6:14PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Granero Joins Real Sociedad (Monday July 28 2014)

QPR Sign 8m Caulker (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Diakite Departs on Loan (Friday July 18 2014)

Ferdinand Finally Signs (Friday July 18 2014)

Green Latest to Extend Stay (Thursday July 10 2014)

Traore Signs Two Year Deal (Friday July 4 2014)

Faurlin Signs New QPR Deal (Wednesday July 2 2014)

Mbia Heads Exodus (Tuesday July 1 2014)

Hill Signs Contract Extension (Wednesday June 25 2014)

QPR Kick Off With Hull City (Wednesday June 18 2014)

Archived Queens Park Rangers Articles

List All Vital QPR Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. ImSitiv 44
2. QPR4Me 42
3. Ashdown_Ranger 24
4. DMD_QPR 15
5. rodneeranger 9
6. Bunyip 8
7. paulrangers 8
8. jezza99 7
9. Gillard 6
10. sandydl 5

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

5 Years Since Sir Bobby Left Us
Newcastle : 31/07/2014 00:56:00
So Suarez Was Too Good For Liverpool Too, Right?
Arsenal : 31/07/2014 00:12:00
Swansea City Boss: More Signings To Come
Swansea : 30/07/2014 21:09:00
Borini Poll Result..
Sunderland : 30/07/2014 18:15:00
Ghanaian International Coming On Loan?
Sunderland : 30/07/2014 17:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do QPR need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Boxer
Goalkeeper 8%
Defender 22%
Midfielder 6%
Forward 64%