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Manchester City FC

Updated on May 29, 2013

Official Name: Manchester City FC

President: Thaksin Shinawatra

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson

Address: City of Manchester Stadium, SportCity, Manchester, M11 3FF, England

Telephone: (+44) 0870 062 1894

Fax: (+44) 0161 438 7999

Uniform: sky blue/white, white shorts

Alternate uniform: purple

Third uniform: white, sky blue shorts

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup winner: 1970

Division One winner: 1937, 1968

FA Cup winner: 1904, 1934, 1956, 1969

League Cup winner: 1970, 1976

Charity Shield winner: 1937, 1968, 1972

Division Two winner: 1899, 1903, 1910, 1928, 1947, 1966, 1999, 2002

1880: Foundation of St. Marks (West Gorton) by Anna Connell and two wardens of St. Mark's Church.

1887: New name: Ardwick AFC, New home ground: Hyde Road, Arwick, Manchester

1889: New manager: Lawrence Furniss

1892: Joined Football League as one of the founders of the Division Two

1893:  New manager: Joshua Parlby

1894: New name: Manchester City FC

1895: New manager: Sam Ormerod

1899: Division Two winner, Promoted to Division One

1902: New manager: Tom Maley 

1903: Division Two winner, Promoted to Division One

1904: April 23: FA Cup winner (1-0 against Bolton Wanderers)

1906: Suspension of 17 players including captain Billy Meredith (due to financial problems), New manager: Harry Newbould

1910: Division Two winner, Promoted to Division One

1912: New manager: Ernest Mangnall

1920: Fire at Hyde Park destroys main stand of stadium

1928: Division Two winner, Promoted to Division One

1923: New stadium at Maine Road

1924: New manager: David Ashworth

1926: New manager: Peter Hodge

1932: New manager: Wilf Wild 

1933: FA Cup finalist (lost against Everton)

1934: FA Cup winner (against Portsmouth)

1937: Division One winner, Charity Shield winner

1938: Relegated to Division Two

1946: New manager: Sam Cowan

1947: New manager: Jock Thomson, Division Two winner, Promoted to Division One

1950: New manager: Les McDowall 

1955: FA Cup finalist (lost against Newcastle United)

1956: FA Cup winner (3-1 against BirminghamCity)

1963: New manager: George Poyser, Relegation to Division Two

1965: New management: Joe Mercer

1966: Division Two winner, Promoted to Division One

1968: Division One winner, Charity Shield winner

1970: New crest, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup winner (2-1 against Górnik Zabrze), League Cup winner

1972: New manager: Malcolm Allison, New crest, Charity Shield winner

1973: New manager: Johnny Hart, New manager: Ron Saunders

1974: New manager: Tony Book 

1976: League Cup winner

1979: New manager: Malcolm Allison

1980: New manager: John Bond

1981: FA Cup finalist (lost against Tottenham Hotspur)

1983: New manager: John Benson, Relegated to Division Two, New manager: Billy McNeill

1986: New manager: Jimmy Frizzel

1987: New manager: Mel Machin, Relegated to Division Two

1989: New manager: Howard Kendall

1990: New manager: Peter Reid

1993: New manager: Brian Horton

1995: New manager: Allan Ball, Jr.

1996: New manager: Steve Coppell, Relegated to Division One (from Premier League), New manager: Frank Clark

1997: New crest 

1998: New manager: Joe Royle, Relegated to Division Two

1999: Division Two winner, Promoted to Premier League

2001: New manager: Kevin Keegan

2002: Division Two winner, Promoted to Division One

2003: New stadium: City of Manchester Stadium, Uniform number 23 retired in memory of Marc-Vivian Foé, who died on field while playing for Cameroon at 2003 Confederations Cup.

2005: New manager: Stuart Pearce

2007: New owner: Thaksin Shinawatra, July: New manager: Sven-Göran Eriksson

2008: New manager: Mark Hudges

2009: New manager: Roberto Mancini


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