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Manchester City factfile

11 May 2014 16:01:57

Manchester City factfile

Factfile on Manchester City, who were crowned champions of England for the fourth time on Sunday:

Name: Manchester City

Founded: 1880 (as St Mark's)

Stadium: Eastlands, Manchester (capacity: 47,405)

Nickname: The Citizens, The Sky Blues

Colours: Sky blue shirts, white shorts, sky blue and white socks

Estimated value: £508 million ($860 million, 621 million euros; Forbes magazine, May 2014)

Chairman: Khaldoon Al Mubarak (UAE)

Chief executive: Ferran Soriano (ESP)

Manager: Manuel Pellegrini (CHI)

Assistant manager: Ruben Cousillas Fuse (ARG)

Captain: Vincent Kompany (BEL)

Honours

English First Division/Premier League title (4): 1936-37, 1967-68, 2011-12, 2013-14

FA Cup (5): 1903-04, 1933-34, 1955-56, 1968-69, 2010-11

League Cup (3): 1969-70, 1975-76, 2013-14

FA Community Shield (4): 1937-38, 1968-69, 1972-73, 2012-13

European Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1969-70

Most appearances

Alan Oakes (ENG): 680

Most goals

Eric Brook (ENG): 177

Record transfer fee paid

Sergio Aguero (ARG), £38 million ($64 million, 46 million euros), from Atletico Madrid/ESP, July 2011

Record transfer fee received

Shaun Wright-Phillips (ENG), £21 million ($35 million, 25 million euros), to Chelsea, July 2005

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