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finances, revenues, transfers and salaries Manchester City

Here's a wealth of information on Manchester City's finances, transfers and player salaries. We offer you detailed insights into the club's financial situation, including revenue from merchandising, sponsorship and ticket sales, as well as spending on player transfers, salaries and infrastructure. Our website is updated regularly to ensure you are always aware of the latest developments.

General

Manchester City Football Club (officially Manchester City Football Club Ltd) is a football club based in Manchester, England. The club was originally founded in 1880 under the name West Gorton Saint Marks and played under the name Ardwick AFC from 1887 before finally acquiring its current name in 1894. The club have won the English Championship eight times, the FA Cup six times, the League Cup six times and the European Cup Winners' Cup once. In the current season, Manchester City plays in the Premier League and has historically spent most of its season in the top flight.

 

The club's official mascots are the aliens Moonchester and Moonbeam. Manchester City is owned by the City Football Group, which is majority-owned by the ruling family of the Arab Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The club's chairman is Chaldun al-Mubarak and the first-team head coach is Pep Guardiola.

 

Manchester City plays their home games at the Etihad Stadium, which has a capacity of 53,400 spectators. The club's official website is mancity.com.

  • Name: Manchester City Football Club Ltd

  • Headquarters: Manchester, England

  • Established: 1880 (as West Gorton Saint Marks)

  • Colours: light blue and white

  • Shareholders:

    • 78%: Abu Dhabi United Group Investment & Development Ltd

    • 12%: CMC Football Holdings Ltd

    • 10%: Silver Lake Technology Management, LLC

  • Website: mancity.com

  • Venue: Etihad Stadium

  • Seats: 53,400

  • League: Premier League

Manchester City revenues and annual results

Manchester City's revenue tally shows a clear positive trend over the years, with the exception of 2019/20 when the COVID-19 pandemic impacted play and revenue. Sales increased from EUR 89 million in the 2005/06 financial year to EUR 731 million in the 2021/22 financial year, an increase of more than eightfold. This is likely due to the club's success, having won numerous trophies in recent years, as well as financial backing from City Football Group and its majority shareholder, Abu Dhabi United Group.

Manchester City's full-year results list shows that the club has been profitable overall in recent years, with the exception of the 2019/20 financial year, which saw a loss of €126m due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in previous years, Manchester City had been posting stable positive results, with their best result coming in financial year 2017/18, with a profit of €10.4m. This shows that despite spending heavily on player transfers and salaries, the club is able to turn a profit and remain financially sound.

Here is the list of Manchester City's revenues from the financial years 2005/06 to 2021/22 in million euros:

  • 2021/22 731.00

  • 2020/21 645.00

  • 2019/20 549.00

  • 2018/19 610.60

  • 2017/18 568.00

  • 2016/17 528.00

  • 2015/16 525.00

  • 2014/15 464.00

  • 2013/14 417.00

  • 2012/13 316.00

  • 2011/12 286.00

  • 2010/11 170.00

  • 2009/10 153.00

  • 2008/09 102.00

  • 2007/08 104.00

  • 2006/07 85.00

  • 2005/06 89.00
     

Here is the list of Manchester City's full-year results for the financial years 2016/17 to 2020/21 in million euros:

  • 2020/21: 2.40

  • 2019/20: -126.00

  • 2018/19: 10.10

  • 2017/18: 10.40

  • 2016/17: 1.10

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