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Manchester City

Manchester City FC Profile

Club name Manchester City Football Club
Previous names Ardwick Athletic & Football Club 1887-94;
Ground(s) City of Manchester Stadium, Eastlands since 2003; Previously played at Maine Road 1923-2003; Hyde Road 1887-1923;

Founded

1887 as Ardwick AFC [formed through the amalgamation of West Gorton FC and Gorton Athletic FC]
Colours Sky blue shirts, white shorts. sky blue stockings
Domestic honours Football League Champions 1936-37, 1967-68, Division One winners 2001-02, Division Two winners 1898-99, 1902-03, 1909-10, 1927-28, 1946-47, 1965-66;
FA Cup winners 1903-04, 1933-34, 1955-56, 1968-69, runners-up 1925-26, 1932-33, 1954-55, 1980-81;
Football League Cup winners 1969-70, 1975-76, runners-up 1973-74;
FA Charity Shield winners 1937, 1968, 1973, runners-up 1934, 1956, 1969, 1973;
Full Members Cup Runners-up 1985-86;
European honours European Cup Winners' Cup 1969-70;
International honours None

Most Appearances

Player
No.
England Players Years Starts Subs Apps Capt Goals
290 Burgess, Herbert 1904-06 4 0 4 0 0
307 Booth, Frank 1905 1 0 1 0 0
327 Thornley, Irvine 1907 1 0 1 0 0
428 Woosnam, Maxwell 1922 1 0 1 1 0
479 Mitchell, James Frederick 1924 1 0 1 0 0
483 Roberts, Frank 1924-25 4 0 4 0 2
497 Austin, Samuel William 1925 1 0 1 0 0
506 Cowan, Samuel 1926-31 3 0 3 0 0
509 Johnson, Thomas Clark Fisher 1926-29 2 0 2 0 3
546 Brook, Eric Fred 1929-37 18 0 18 0 10
597 Tilson, Samuel Frederick 1934-35 4 0 4 0 6
602 Bray, John 1934-37 6 0 6 0 0
622 Barkas, Samuel 1936-37 5 0 5 3 0
625 Sproston, Bert 1938 1 0 1 0 0
655 Swift, Frank Victor 1946-49 19 0 19 2 0
714 Broadis, Ivan Arthur  1951-53 8 0 8 0 4
738 Revie, Donald George 1954-56 6 0 6 0 4
743 Meadows, James 1955 1 0 1 0 0
850 Summerbee, Michael George 1968-73 8 0 8 0 1
852 Bell, Colin 1968-75 45 3 48 1 9
856 Lee, Francis Henry 1968-72 27 0 27 0 10
878 Marsh, Rodney William 1972-73 7 1 8 0 1
894 Watson, David Vernon 1975-79 29 1 30 0 3
906 Tueart, Dennis 1975-77 3 3 6 0 2
913 Doyle, Michael 1976-77 4 1 5 0 0
870 Royle, Joseph 1976-77 3 0 3 0 1
924 Corrigan, Joseph Thomas 1976-82 8 1 9 0 0
885 Channon, Michael Roger 1977 1 0 1 0 0
934 Barnes, Peter Simon 1977-79 14 0 14 0 4
939 Reeves, Kevin Philip 1980 1 0 1 0 0
926 Francis, Trevor John 1981-82 8 2 10 0 3
1042 Curle, Keith 1992 2 1 3 0 0
1045 White, David 1992 1 0 1 0 0
1112 Sinclair, Trevor Lloyd 2003 0 1 1 0 0
1080 James, David Benjamin 2004-06 11 2 13 0 0
1133 Wright-Phillips, Shaun Cameron 2004-05 1 3 4 0 1
36 Total 1904-2006 259 19 278 7 64

Notes

The same three City players appeared in England's starting line-up on two occasions.  John Bray, Eric Brook and Sam Tilson all started against Wales, 29 September 1934, and against Ireland, 19 October 1935.

Another three City players started for England.  Goalkeeper Joe Corrigan, Dave Watson and Peter Barnes were in the line-up against Brazil, 19 April 1978.

Three citizens did appear for England in 1972.  Colin Bell and Franny Lee started for England against West Germany, 29 April 1972, Rodney Marsh was a 60th minute substitute.

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