Manchester City

Manchester City, whose nickname is the Cityzens, are based in East Manchester. City have won 6 top division titles, including 4 Premier League titles. City have also won 6 FA Cups, the most recent being in 2019 with a 6-0 win over Watford. In the 2018-19 season, they became the first English club to complete the domestic treble, securing the Premier League, Fa Cup and League Cup. They also hold the record for the most league points in a single season, romping to the Premier League title in 2017-18 claiming 100 points along the way.

Founded in 1880 as St Marks (West Gorton), the club was then renamed in 1887 as Ardwick Association before becoming Manchester City in 1894. Originally wearing black football shirts as St Marks, the club changed to their well known sky blue shirts in 1894 when they became Manchester City. Entering the Football League in 1892 (as Ardwick Association), City won promotion to the First Division in 1899. 5 years on, City won the FA Cup in 1904, becoming the first Manchester club to win a trophy. In 1923 City moved to Maine Road, which would be home for 80 years before moving to the 2002 Commonwealth Stadium, now known as the Etihad Stadium.

In 2019, it was estimated City are worth £2.69bn, meaning they are the 5th most valuable club in the world, owned by City Footballing Group (CFG).

Fact: City hold the record for the highest attendance for an FA Cup tie. 84,569 attended a FA Cup 6th round tie against Stoke City in 1934. This remains the highest attendance in a club ground in the country.

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