Manchester City F.C.

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Manchester City F.C.
Full name Manchester City Football Club
Nickname(s) The Citizens
Founded 1880
Ground Etihad Stadium
(capacity: 47,726)
Chairman Sheik Mansur
Coach Pep Guardiola
League Premier League
2015-16 Premier League, 4th

Manchester City Football Club is an English football club. The club is managed 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 September 1, 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 Mansur 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

Former position[change | change source]

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