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Manchester City are the reigning Premier League Champions. In 2017/18, City won the league with a record number of goals, wins and points. Can another team stop City from winning the title again?

 

  • Stadium: The City of Manchester Stadium 
  • Stadium Capacity: 55,097
  • Location: Manchester
  • Founded: 1880
  • Nickname: City
  • Manager: Pep Guardiola
  • Kit: Sky blue shirts and shorts with white socks 

Manchester City was formed in 1880 but had different names until they became Manchester City in 1894. City have played in the top division for most of their history but they did fall down to the third level as recently as 1999. City’s most successful periods have been in the late 1960s and the last ten years when they have won both League and Cup titles. Here are the highlights:

  • League Champions: 5 times
  • FA Cup Winners: 5 times
  • League Cup Winners: 5 times
  • European Cup Winners’ Cup: Winners 1969/70
  • Premier League best finish: Winners in 2011/12, 2013/14 & 2017/18

Sergio Aguero is Manchester City's all-time top scorer!

The Manager

Josep 'Pep' Guardiola, had lots of success managing Bayern Munich in Germany and Barcelona in Spain before he moved to Manchester City in 2016. Since his arrival, he has taken City to the Premier League trophy and transformed the club into one of the best in Europe. Guardiola is regarded as one of the best managers in the game. 

Pep Guardiola is City's manager.

Three to Watch

Here are three Manchester City players to keep an eye on in the Premier League this season:

Riyad Mahrez

City’s biggest summer transfer was Riyad Mahrez’s £60 million move from Leicester City. The Algerian winger arrives as a Premier League winner with Leicester and will add skill and pace to either side of the pitch. Ia Mahrez can perform in the same way as he did for Leicester in their Premier League winning campaign, City have another match-winner in the team. 

Riyad Mahrez has moved to Manchester from Leicester City.

Leroy Sane

Sane is another winger who is great to watch. Sane is fast and skilful with an eye for goal. He was voted PFA Young Player of the Year last season and at 22 years old has his best years in front of him. Sane scored 10 and made 15 assists in just 32 starts last season.

Kevin De Bruyne

De Bruyne was many people’s Player of the Season in 2017/18 as he helped City cruise to the title. The midfielder’s ability to unlock a defence is second to none and he also can hit a wonderful free--kick. De Bruyne set up 17 Premier League goals last season, more than any Premier League player.

Kevin De Bruyne is a key player.

Last season

Manchester City won the Premier League last season and broke many Premier League records along the way. Some of the records they broke include: most points, most goals, most wins, most consecutive wins, most points ahead of second place and best goal difference. Manchester City’s top scorer was Sergio Aguero with 21 Premier League goals, who has now won the Premier League three times with City.

City celebrate with the Premier League trophy.

Prediction 2018/19: 2nd

Manchester will be looking to retain their title and they are certainly amongst the favourites if not the favourite to win the Premier League title again. However, we think that this season will be much closer than last and City might find this season a little bit more difficult. We wouldn’t be surprised to see City claim the trophy once again, but we think City will have to settle for the runners-up spot this season.

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MOHAMEDAHMED's picture
MOHAMEDAHMED
30/05/2018
EG
5
points

i love it


MOHAMEDAHMED's picture
MOHAMEDAHMED
30/05/2018 10:54
Egypt
Liverpool
5

i love it

gogo
22/04/2018
VN
31
points

Congratulations


gogo
22/04/2018 16:12
Vietnam
Chelsea
31

Congratulations

gogo
22/04/2018
VN
31
points

Congraturation Manchester City


gogo
22/04/2018 16:07
Vietnam
Chelsea
31

Congraturation Manchester City

imakh
08/02/2018
RU
7
points

I love Man City because they very good team. I like to watch matches where they play. I don't have favourite player in MC because i think game won not only one person, they won all of team players and coaching staff and personnel of team. But i know popular players: Sergio Aguero, Kevin De Bruyne, Yaya Toure, Edin Dzeko and other good players who play for this club. One of the best games are games with Liverpool and MC. In this season 17/18 we can sow two perfect games. At last game MC lost game 4-1 till 84 min , but they have chance to drawn the game thanked to goals Bernardo Silva 84' and Ilkay Gundogan 90'. Thay lost but they fight. It was very good play.


imakh
08/02/2018 09:29
Russia
Manchester City
7

I love Man City because they very good team. I like to watch matches where they play. I don't have favourite player in MC because i think game won not only one person, they won all of team players and coaching staff and personnel of team. But i know popular players: Sergio Aguero, Kevin De Bruyne, Yaya Toure, Edin Dzeko and other good players who play for this club. One of the best games are games with Liverpool and MC. In this season 17/18 we can sow two perfect games. At last game MC lost game 4-1 till 84 min , but they have chance to drawn the game thanked to goals Bernardo Silva 84' and Ilkay Gundogan 90'. Thay lost but they fight. It was very good play.

mascula
07/02/2018
DZ
23
points

I hope City win the Champion's league


mascula
07/02/2018 18:16
Algeria
Manchester City
23

I hope City win the Champion's league

gogo
01/12/2017
VN
31
points

My second favourite team is Manchester City


gogo
01/12/2017 14:32
Vietnam
Chelsea
31

My second favourite team is Manchester City

afrow
17/11/2017
GB
75
points

Hi,

We are Paul and Michal from Torun in Poland. I love Manchester City because they are one of my favourite teams in the world. My favourite player is Raheem Sterling, he has fast, has nice dribbles, and can shoot and pass very well. I watched the match against Queens Park Rangers when Manchester City won 3-2! They won the Premier League! I think Manchester City will win 1-3 away to Leicester tomorrow. I also think they will beat Feyenoord 3-0 in the Champions League. I think Aguero, De Bruyne and Sterling will score in both matches. I think they will be Huddersfield away 0-1. I think Leroy Sane from Germany will score!


afrow
17/11/2017 16:03
United Kingdom
Manchester City
75

Hi,

We are Paul and Michal from Torun in Poland. I love Manchester City because they are one of my favourite teams in the world. My favourite player is Raheem Sterling, he has fast, has nice dribbles, and can shoot and pass very well. I watched the match against Queens Park Rangers when Manchester City won 3-2! They won the Premier League! I think Manchester City will win 1-3 away to Leicester tomorrow. I also think they will beat Feyenoord 3-0 in the Champions League. I think Aguero, De Bruyne and Sterling will score in both matches. I think they will be Huddersfield away 0-1. I think Leroy Sane from Germany will score!

kirito2001
13/11/2017
VN
180
points

I don't like Manchester City.


kirito2001
13/11/2017 14:39
Vietnam
Manchester United
180

I don't like Manchester City.

gogo
28/10/2017
VN
31
points

Man City is a good club


gogo
28/10/2017 09:35
Vietnam
Chelsea
31

Man City is a good club

anhduongspurs
27/09/2017
VN
1084
points

Can't believe.Jack and Rich predicted that Manchester City is the Champion.But why the second isn't Manchester United,which team has Lukaku


anhduongspurs
27/09/2017 16:26
Vietnam
Wolverhampton Wanderers
1084

Can't believe.Jack and Rich predicted that Manchester City is the Champion.But why the second isn't Manchester United,which team has Lukaku

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bassel-altaib
16/09/2017
SY
155
points

Machester City best team


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bassel-altaib
16/09/2017 14:22
Syria
Manchester City
155

Machester City best team

gogo
15/08/2017
VN
31
points

Manchester City is very good


gogo
15/08/2017 03:10
Vietnam
Chelsea
31

Manchester City is very good

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chokolade123321
16/06/2017
DK
8
points

westham

 


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chokolade123321
16/06/2017 12:01
Denmark
Manchester City
8

westham

 

deniz
05/07/2018
TR
40
points

heeeee


deniz
05/07/2018 09:08
Turkey
Chelsea
40

heeeee

haydi's picture
haydi
30/04/2017
TN
3189
points

If I have well unterstood, in 2012, City and Manchester United met in the final match and Manchester City won the Premier League title. Is that?


haydi's picture
haydi
30/04/2017 19:59
Tunisia
Newcastle United
3189

If I have well unterstood, in 2012, City and Manchester United met in the final match and Manchester City won the Premier League title. Is that?

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Caco
29/01/2017
MK
140
points

:)


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Caco
29/01/2017 14:40
Macedonia
Arsenal
140

:)

Talapker's picture
Talapker
27/01/2017
KZ
205
points

Why i love Man City? Main reason - Pep Gwardiola. Secondly, i like to see skills of some player, for example David Silva, Yaya Toure ect.


Talapker's picture
Talapker
27/01/2017 17:00
Kazakhstan
Manchester City
205

Why i love Man City? Main reason - Pep Gwardiola. Secondly, i like to see skills of some player, for example David Silva, Yaya Toure ect.

Aleksandar05
26/01/2017
RS
18
points

Manchester city is the best team in PREMIER LEAGUE.


Aleksandar05
26/01/2017 09:26
Serbia
Manchester City
18

Manchester city is the best team in PREMIER LEAGUE.

Gamarli
26/01/2017
AZ
19
points

Man City is one of my favorite clubs. I like their game style and that they can score a winning goal at last minutes of the match. My favorite City player is Aguero. He is one of the best forwards nowadays. I have seen a lot of City matches, but unfortunately no one at the stadium. I think they have all chances to win this season, but I hope they will finish at least second.


Gamarli
26/01/2017 06:42
Azerbaijan
Manchester City
19

Man City is one of my favorite clubs. I like their game style and that they can score a winning goal at last minutes of the match. My favorite City player is Aguero. He is one of the best forwards nowadays. I have seen a lot of City matches, but unfortunately no one at the stadium. I think they have all chances to win this season, but I hope they will finish at least second.

Rich's picture
Rich
26/01/2017
ES
370
points

Hi Gamarli

City are not playing well at the moment but I'm sure with Pep Guardiola they can turn their season around!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


Rich's picture
Rich
26/01/2017 08:50
Spain
Liverpool
370

Hi Gamarli

City are not playing well at the moment but I'm sure with Pep Guardiola they can turn their season around!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Almir10
24/01/2017
BA
100
points

Manchester City


Almir10
24/01/2017 21:13
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Manchester City
100

Manchester City

Almir10
24/01/2017
BA
100
points

City


Almir10
24/01/2017 21:02
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Manchester City
100

City

Almir10
24/01/2017
BA
100
points

Aguero


Almir10
24/01/2017 20:24
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Manchester City
100

Aguero

Almir10
24/01/2017
BA
100
points

Aguero go!


Almir10
24/01/2017 20:16
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Manchester City
100

Aguero go!

rikita's picture
rikita
16/12/2016
GE
20
points

very good


rikita's picture
rikita
16/12/2016 16:15
Georgia
Manchester City
20

very good

Josuè
16/12/2016
ES
47
points

go m.city


Josuè
16/12/2016 14:56
Spain
Chelsea
47

go m.city

Oybek_97's picture
Oybek_97
19/11/2016
UZ
15
points

great


Oybek_97's picture
Oybek_97
19/11/2016 10:59
Uzbekistan
Manchester City
15

great

Mada.Tini's picture
Mada.Tini
17/11/2016
AL
5
points

Manchester City won 4 league titles, not 3 titltes like say the answer on the


Mada.Tini's picture
Mada.Tini
17/11/2016 20:53
Albania
Manchester City
5

Manchester City won 4 league titles, not 3 titltes like say the answer on the

Kolarov
17/11/2016
RS
44
points

Aguero best of the best. :-)


Kolarov
17/11/2016 20:04
Serbia
Arsenal
44

Aguero best of the best. :-)

METYY's picture
METYY
16/11/2016
XK
78
points

M CITY <3


METYY's picture
METYY
16/11/2016 19:40
Kosovo
Manchester United
78

M CITY <3

Rafael's picture
Rafael
15/11/2016
AM
26
points

best qustion was <<
Who scored the winning goal for City, against QPR, to win the Premier League title in 2012?>>


Rafael's picture
Rafael
15/11/2016 18:51
Armenia
Manchester City
26

best qustion was <<
Who scored the winning goal for City, against QPR, to win the Premier League title in 2012?>>

Arsenal Cris
06/11/2016
VN
372
points

Man city is my second favourite team .


Arsenal Cris
06/11/2016 08:39
Vietnam
Hull City AFC
372

Man city is my second favourite team .

LiamLiverpool
06/11/2016
VN
242
points

I think Mancity will win the champions league.


LiamLiverpool
06/11/2016 07:59
Vietnam
Burnley FC
242

I think Mancity will win the champions league.

sabanoleg
31/08/2016
UA
1983
points

Two the best managers in the world are in Manchester.


sabanoleg
31/08/2016 11:16
Ukraine
Arsenal
1983

Two the best managers in the world are in Manchester.

Ghigo's picture
Ghigo
03/08/2016
IT
962
points

I'm not a city supporter,My favourite City Player is Sergio Aguero.


Ghigo's picture
Ghigo
03/08/2016 09:35
Italy
Liverpool
962

I'm not a city supporter,My favourite City Player is Sergio Aguero.

elghoul's picture
elghoul
29/07/2016
DZ
2912
points

Not good season for City last year. And the algero-french player Nasri suffered in the benches with City and out of the selection for France.


elghoul's picture
elghoul
29/07/2016 22:44
Algeria
Manchester City
2912

Not good season for City last year. And the algero-french player Nasri suffered in the benches with City and out of the selection for France.

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
26/07/2016
PS
3696
points

I think they will finish in the fifth ranking.


assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
26/07/2016 11:36
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3696

I think they will finish in the fifth ranking.

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
26/07/2016
PS
3696
points

Man City plays a very beautiful football.


assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
26/07/2016 11:35
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3696

Man City plays a very beautiful football.

Jane Lost
05/07/2016
RU
90
points

I can't understand those who don't like Man City for their politics,the way they spend money for so-called 'average' players and so on.They say Manchester City has no history,but it's being written now!Sure they can win season 2016/2017!It's highly-likely!


Jane Lost
05/07/2016 13:44
Russia
Arsenal
90

I can't understand those who don't like Man City for their politics,the way they spend money for so-called 'average' players and so on.They say Manchester City has no history,but it's being written now!Sure they can win season 2016/2017!It's highly-likely!

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
28/07/2016
PS
3696
points

Correct me. With all due respect,I think Man City will not win this season,if Guardiolla uses the Tici Taca,This is going to kill the entertainment of playing and it will be so boring,if he uses the attacking style,City can battle for the title this season.I prefer Liverpool,Chelsea and Man United to win the title this season.I prefer United(our rivals)because they have Mourinho who had won the tile several times,with players like Zlatan and Mukhtarin they can do it and grab the title.I prefer Chelsea because the signed with a successful manager like Conte,and it looks like he will use the deffensive formation 3-5-2 this year,after signing Kante from Leicester.I prefer Liverpool not because they are my favourite club,but they have klopp,and with Klopp you will believe in the team,and signing Mane and Winaldum is really nice,but wemust sign with another deffender,Kolo Toure left to Celtic and Sako had problems with Klopp this week so he may leave.YNWA.


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assemjuve
28/07/2016 18:54
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3696

Correct me. With all due respect,I think Man City will not win this season,if Guardiolla uses the Tici Taca,This is going to kill the entertainment of playing and it will be so boring,if he uses the attacking style,City can battle for the title this season.I prefer Liverpool,Chelsea and Man United to win the title this season.I prefer United(our rivals)because they have Mourinho who had won the tile several times,with players like Zlatan and Mukhtarin they can do it and grab the title.I prefer Chelsea because the signed with a successful manager like Conte,and it looks like he will use the deffensive formation 3-5-2 this year,after signing Kante from Leicester.I prefer Liverpool not because they are my favourite club,but they have klopp,and with Klopp you will believe in the team,and signing Mane and Winaldum is really nice,but wemust sign with another deffender,Kolo Toure left to Celtic and Sako had problems with Klopp this week so he may leave.YNWA.

admin's picture
admin
29/07/2016
GB
334
points

Hi Assemjuve

With all due respect, I think Man City will not win this season. If Guardiolla uses the Tici Taca, This  it is going to kill the entertainment of playing and it will be so really boring. If he uses the an attacking style, City can battle for the title this season. I would prefer(1) Liverpool, Chelsea or Man United to win the title this season. I prefer United (our rivals) because they have Mourinho who had won the tile several times, with players like Zlatan and Mukhtarin they can do it and grab the title. I prefer Chelsea because the they have signed with a successful manager like Conte, and it looks like he will use the a defensive formation 3-5-2 this year, after signing Kante from Leicester.(2) I prefer Liverpool not because they are my favourite club, but because they have Klopp, and with Klopp you will can believe in the team,and signing Mane and Winaldum is really nice, but we must sign with another defender, Kolo Toure left to Celtic and Sako had problems with Klopp this week so he may leave.YNWA.

1. I think that the verb prefer is not quite right here. I think I have heard it used in the way that you are using it, but I can't find any definition online that matches. To express the same meaning, I would say: I think it is more likely that Liverpool, Chelsea or Manchester United will win. You could use the verb fancy: I fancy Liverpool to win because... But I'm not sure of the register - I think it's quite informal. 

2. Your sentences are a bit long and have too many clauses. It would be much easier to read your sentences if they were broken up a bit.

I think you've made some good points here. It's going to be really interesting to see how the new managers in Manchester take on the Premier League!

 


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admin
29/07/2016 09:34
United Kingdom
Arsenal
334

Hi Assemjuve

With all due respect, I think Man City will not win this season. If Guardiolla uses the Tici Taca, This  it is going to kill the entertainment of playing and it will be so really boring. If he uses the an attacking style, City can battle for the title this season. I would prefer(1) Liverpool, Chelsea or Man United to win the title this season. I prefer United (our rivals) because they have Mourinho who had won the tile several times, with players like Zlatan and Mukhtarin they can do it and grab the title. I prefer Chelsea because the they have signed with a successful manager like Conte, and it looks like he will use the a defensive formation 3-5-2 this year, after signing Kante from Leicester.(2) I prefer Liverpool not because they are my favourite club, but because they have Klopp, and with Klopp you will can believe in the team,and signing Mane and Winaldum is really nice, but we must sign with another defender, Kolo Toure left to Celtic and Sako had problems with Klopp this week so he may leave.YNWA.

1. I think that the verb prefer is not quite right here. I think I have heard it used in the way that you are using it, but I can't find any definition online that matches. To express the same meaning, I would say: I think it is more likely that Liverpool, Chelsea or Manchester United will win. You could use the verb fancy: I fancy Liverpool to win because... But I'm not sure of the register - I think it's quite informal. 

2. Your sentences are a bit long and have too many clauses. It would be much easier to read your sentences if they were broken up a bit.

I think you've made some good points here. It's going to be really interesting to see how the new managers in Manchester take on the Premier League!

 

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
30/07/2016
PS
3696
points

Thank you.


assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
30/07/2016 17:16
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3696

Thank you.

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
23/06/2016
GH
4662
points

With the unimpressive performance in the champions league is doubt city will ever advanced from theach group stages this year


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
23/06/2016 04:40
Ghana
Manchester United
4662

With the unimpressive performance in the champions league is doubt city will ever advanced from theach group stages this year

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
22/06/2016
GH
4662
points

I think the talentsame available at city should help pep excel this season


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
22/06/2016 11:28
Ghana
Manchester United
4662

I think the talentsame available at city should help pep excel this season

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
22/06/2016
GH
4662
points

I love Manchester city because of their attacking sense of football


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
22/06/2016 10:23
Ghana
Manchester United
4662

I love Manchester city because of their attacking sense of football

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
22/06/2016
GH
4662
points

City threw their chance of winning the league away along the line


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
22/06/2016 10:22
Ghana
Manchester United
4662

City threw their chance of winning the league away along the line

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
22/06/2016
GH
4662
points

My favourite player for Manchester city is yaya toure


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
22/06/2016 10:21
Ghana
Manchester United
4662

My favourite player for Manchester city is yaya toure

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
22/06/2016
GH
4662
points

Not a Manchester city fan


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
22/06/2016 10:14
Ghana
Manchester United
4662

Not a Manchester city fan

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
06/04/2016
PS
3696
points

No i am not,i think they will finish in the top four this season.


assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
06/04/2016 19:03
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3696

No i am not,i think they will finish in the top four this season.

nikosonris
24/03/2016
UA
2453
points

As of today, I am not sure they can make for the Champions League next season.


nikosonris
24/03/2016 08:46
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

As of today, I am not sure they can make for the Champions League next season.

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Top Scorers
RankNameScore
1kwesimanifest4662
2assemjuve3696
3aragorn19863527
4haydi3189
5Liubomyr3131
6elghoul2912
7Ahmed Adam Mamado2853
8Alex_from_Ukraine2706
9nikosonris2453
10Buchiy2336
Country ranking
RankNameScore
1Colombia65900
2Ukraine26615
3Serbia25679
4Albania20415
5Macedonia19058
6Bosnia and Herzegovina16217
7Armenia13351
8Kosovo13096
9Bolivia12677
10Georgia12375
Club ranking
RankNameScore
1Manchester United112564
2Liverpool67239
3Chelsea66147
4Arsenal63252
5Manchester City30714
6Leicester City10357
7Tottenham Hotspur6091
8Newcastle United5797
9West Ham United4344
10Watford3746

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