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FM Robinho and Bellamy absent from training before EURO Cup First Round 2nd Leg

Ahead of the Euro Cup 2nd Leg in The City of Manchester Stadium, two players are ill in their discipline.

They are Robinho and Bellamy. Mulder Lam can confirm that they are not in the squad to face Sampdoria.

On the other hand, Kelvin Etuhu could make the first debut in this competition.

And he added, “Shaun (Wright-Phillips) and Nigel (de Jong) are both fit to face the home tie against the Italian side.”

Last but not least, he talked about the opponent’s key player, Cassano, “He is a top class international.”


Report of the KO match:


2″ Fontana own goal 

Sturridge assist 


13″ Dessena goal 

Stankevicius assist

90″ Etuhu come off the bench to make his first EURO Cup debut.

The aggregate score is 3-1. Man City is through to the second round of KO. 

We will play R.C. Deportivo de La Coruna S.A.D. in next round.

Man City Team News: Diego Costa set to miss out for Euro Cup 1st KO 2nd leg

Man City are assessing the fitness to Shaun Wright-Phillips and Nigel de Jong but Blue Moon boss Mulder Lam admits their chances of being available against Sampdoria “do look good”.

Both players played in the first leg against Italian side even though their fitnesses are concern.

One player is definitely out who is Diego Costa. Man City’s main striker out because of  a pulled hamstring. 


Continue reading Man City Team News: Diego Costa set to miss out for Euro Cup 1st KO 2nd leg

FM Man City’s fixtures and Players morale in Feb 2009

4.2.2009 Tottenham Hotspur Away Premier League

7.2.2009 Blackburn Home Premier League

14.2.2009 Crystal Palace Away FA Cup 5th Round

19.2.2009 Sampdoria Away Euro Cup 1st KO Round Leg 1

26.2.2009 Sampdoria Home Euro Cup 1st KO Round Leg 2

Headline: Which players are content to stay at the Man City club after the busy Jan 2009 Transfer window?


DR DC Micah Richards

DR DC Nedum Onuoha

AMR Shaun Wright-Phillips

MC Michael Johnson

AMR AMC Stephen Ireland

AML / Striker Daniel Sturridge

AMR / Striker Darius Vassell

Headline: Which players are willing to remain in the Man City club after Jan Transfer Window?

DC DM MC Vincent Kompany

DC Richard Dunne

DL WBL Javier Garrido

DM MC Nigel de Jong

Headline: Enjoy, Happy and Optimistic to play for the Man City club

GK Joe Hart

GK Shay Given

GK Kasper Schmeichel

DL Wayne Bridge

AMC FC Diego Costa

Headline: Not needed by the Man City club

DM MC Dietmar Hamann (joining St. Pauli on 1.7.2009)

DL WBL Marek Jankulovski

AML AMC Simon Vukcevic

AML Martin Petrov

AML AMC FC Robinho

FC Craig Bellamy

FC Benjani

Striker Felipe Caicedo

FM Man City January Transfer Market in 2009

Speaking to _connect Focus, Man City manager in FM, Lam, has stated that players left before the January 31 deadline as their current squad’s disharmony level is too high. 

“Our current squad is still one of the best in the league. The goal is to reduce the number of players who are in the discontented group.”

Speaking about Gelson Fernandes (23), Lam said: “I can understand that he is dissatisfied. Games are important for development, especially for a young player like him.” Man City have already sold in January.


Continue reading FM Man City January Transfer Market in 2009

FM 2009 Man City Player Trade-in

<News: Players trade-in>

Newcastle have made an offer of 3.7m plus Sebastien Bassong for Tal Ben-Haim who is now currently on loan at Sunderland.

I accept the offer and offer a contract to Bassong.

The deal could go through. My squad is raided by different managers in the Premier league.

I did not reply each transfer rumour individually. But it is nonsense to hear the demand from the press.