Man City has achieved great success in recent years. As a result, many fans have been eager to learn more about the club and its illustrious history. Here are the top 10 secrets about Man City:
1. The Club’s Stadium Was Originally Used as a Cricket Ground – The Etihad Stadium was originally used as a cricket ground before it became the home of Man City. Because of this, the pitch dimensions remain identical to that of a cricket field up until today.
2. Man City Is A Founding Member of the Premier League – When the English Premier League was founded in 1992, Man City was one of the original members and is now one of only five clubs to have played at every season since then.
3. Record Transfer Fee Paid – Man City broke their record transfer fee and set a new one in 2018 when they paid £60 million for Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao.
4. The Most Valuable Team in the World – According to Forbes, Man City is currently the most valuable football team in the world at an estimated value of over $2 billion.
5. Highest Points Total in Premier League History – During the 2017/18 season, Man City set a new record for highest points total in Premier League history with 100 points.
6. First Club to Win Domestic Treble (League, FA Cup & Carabao Cup) – In 2019, Man City became the first club ever to win the Premier League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup in one season.
7. David Silva has Played 300 Consecutive Premier League Matches – In 2018, Man City midfielder David Silva made history when he played his 300th consecutive match for the club in all competitions.
8. Man City Has Won 7 Domestic Trophies Since 2012 – Since 2012, Man City have won seven domestic trophies including four Premier Leagues, two FA Cups and one Carabao Cup.
9. Most Goals Scored by an English Team in a Single Season – During the 2017/18 season, Man City set a new record for most goals scored by an English team in a single season with 106 goals.
10. Most Away Wins in a Single Season – In the 2018/19 season, Man City set another record by becoming the first team ever to win 15 consecutive away games in one Premier League season.
These are just some of the secrets about Man City that many fans may not know. With more success expected to come, there is sure to be more secrets revealed as time goes on.