Manchester City Football Club is a English football club.
The club plays in the Premier League and is owned by a royal family from Abu Dhabi. As of September 1, 2008 they are the richest club in the Premier League.
The manager of the club is the Italian Roberto Mancini who replaced Mark Hughes. They won the 2011–12 Premier League championship, their first in the top flight since the 1967–68 season. Their current stadium is the Etihad Stadium (non-commercial name: City of Manchester Stadium). The stadium is part-owned by Manchester City Council, and could only be built on the understanding that Manchester City would take a tenancy after the 2006 Commonwealth Games, which the club agreed to do.
- 1887-1894 Ardwick F.C.
- 1894-present Manchester City F.C.
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