Manchester City F.C.

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Manchester City F.C.
Full nameManchester City Football Club
Nickname(s)The Citizens
Founded23 november 1880/16 april 1894
GroundEtihad Stadium
Ground Capacity55,097
ChairmanKhaldoon Al Mubarak
CoachPep Guardiola
LeaguePremier League
2018-19Premier League, 1st
Current season

Manchester City Football Club is an English football club. The club is coached by Pep Guardiola and currently play in the English Premier League.

The club plays in the Premier League and is owned by a royal family from Abu Dhabi. As of 1 September 2008 they are the richest club in the Premier League.[1] They won the 2011–12 Premier League championship, their first in the top flight since the 1967–68 season. After finishing second in 2012–13, they won the Premier League championship again in 2013–14. Their current stadium is the Etihad Stadium (noncommercial 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. The owner of Manchester City Sheik Mansour bought 200 million pounds.

Name[change | change source]

  • 1880-1887 St Mark's (West Gorton)
  • 1887–1894 Ardwick F.C.
  • 1894–present Manchester City F.C.

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Premier League 18th
2001/02 First Division Champions
2002/03 Premier League 9th
2003/04 Premier League 16th
2004/05 Premier League 8th
2005/06 Premier League 15th
2006/07 Premier League 14th
2007/08 Premier League 9th
2008/09 Premier League 10th
2009/10 Premier League 5th
2010/11 Premier League 3rd
2011/12 Premier League Champions
2012/13 Premier League 2nd
2013/14 Premier League Champions
2014/15 Premier League 2nd
2015/16 Premier League 4th
2017/18 Premier League Champions
2018/19 Premier League Champions

Former position[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Man City set sights on trophies".