Manchester City

Manchester City FC are an English Premier League football team that are owned by Sheikh Mansour’s City Football Group. CFG also own New York City FC and Melbourne City FC. The club was founded in 1880 as St. Mark’s (West Gorton), before becoming Ardwick Association FC in 1887. It wasn’t until 1894 that they were named Manchester City. They played at Maine Road from 1923 until 2003, when they moved into the City of Manchester Stadium, now named the Etihad Stadium. Manchester United are their biggest rivals. Nicknamed the Citizens, Manchester City are currently managed by Josep Guardiola. The purchase of the club by Sheikh Mansour in 2008 transformed the club into a heavyweight in the transfer market, while City won the Premier League in the 2011/12 season, the first time in 44 years the club had won the English top flight.

  Founded:
1887
  Country:
England
  Stadium:
Etihad Stadium
  Capacity:
55,000

Manchester City

  Founded:
1887
  Country:
England
  Stadium:
Etihad Stadium
  Capacity:
55,000

Manchester City FC are an English Premier League football team that are owned by Sheikh Mansour’s City Football Group. CFG also own New York City FC and Melbourne City FC. The club was founded in 1880 as St. Mark’s (West Gorton), before becoming Ardwick Association FC in 1887. It wasn’t until 1894 that they were named Manchester City. They played at Maine Road from 1923 until 2003, when they moved into the City of Manchester Stadium, now named the Etihad Stadium. Manchester United are their biggest rivals. Nicknamed the Citizens, Manchester City are currently managed by Josep Guardiola. The purchase of the club by Sheikh Mansour in 2008 transformed the club into a heavyweight in the transfer market, while City won the Premier League in the 2011/12 season, the first time in 44 years the club had won the English top flight.