Man City must beat United as nobody remembers losers, warns Given

05 January 2010 12:50
Goalkeeper Shay Given has issued a rallying cry to his Manchester City team-mates ahead of their Carling Cup semi-final first leg with neighbours Manchester United, warning: Nobody remembers a last four loser![LNB]The stand-in City captain, in the absence of Kolo Toure, wants to compound a miserable weekend for Sir Alex Ferguson's side at Eastlands on Wednesday night, following United's shock FA Cup third round exit at home to League One Leeds.[LNB]'The fans are excited and so are the players,' Given told the club's official website. [LNB] Wrap this up: Shay Given wants Man City to continue United's recent Cup woe[LNB]'The aim is still to try and win something this season. We made a goodstart in the FA Cup at the weekend and we a close to a final in theCarling Cup.[LNB]'We have only lost twice all season so we are doing ok. One of thosewas against United and I have to admit it took a long while to get overthat result. We played well that day without any reward. Hopefully itwill be different on Wednesday night.'[LNB]  EXCLUSIVE: Man City join the £5m race for Crystal Palace striker Victor Moses Joe Hart will remain a City player, laments Birmingham boss McLeishMan City chase Inter veteran Patrick VieiraMANCHESTER CITY FC

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