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  Manchester City Football Club Info at Manchester Online
Manchester City Football Club’s ground is one of the most attractive and modern football stadiums in England.
Although Manchester City Football Club are not as well known as Manchester United, they are currently in the premier league and, as division one champions of the 2001-2002 season, were included in European cup matches for the 2002-2003 season.
The City of Manchester stadium is now regarded as a true asset to the city.
www.manchesteronline.co.uk /manchester/city/index.html   (509 words)

  English Football - Manchester City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Manchester City were founded as West Gorton (St. Marks) in 1880 by two wardens of St. Marks church in Gorton, a district in south-east Manchester.
On occasions when Manchester City play in a major cup final, they do not use their usual crest, and instead wear shirts bearing a badge of the arms of the City of Manchester as a symbol of pride in representing the city of Manchester at a major event.
Manchester City have a large fanbase in relation to their comparative lack of success on the pitch.
www.english-football.org.uk /clubs/manchester-city   (2733 words)

 City of Manchester Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The stadium was designed by Arup and constructed by Laing at a cost of approximately £110 million, £77 million of which was provided by Sport England, with the remainder funded by Manchester City Council.
Manchester City F.C. moved to the new ground for the 2003/04 season.
The first football match at the stadium was a friendly between Manchester City and Barcelona on 10 August 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/City_of_Manchester_Stadium   (1778 words)

 Manchester City Football Club, MCFC, the City of Manchester Stadium, and Reebok City at SportCity
A devastating fire at their Hyde Road ground in 1920 had completely destroyed the stadium and it was this event which prompted the teams move to a new purpose-built ground which was opened at Maine Road in Moss Side, Manchester in 1923.
Rivalry between City ("the blues") and Manchester United ("the reds") are intense, and, though local football derbys are rare and regarded as virtual public holidays.
The 48,000 seat City of Manchester stadium was first occupied by the Manchester City teams at the beginning of the season in August 2003.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /sports/footballers6.html   (644 words)

 Sports Venue Technology - 2002 Commonwealth Games - City of Manchester Stadium, UK
The stadium is the centrepiece of Sportcity, the collection of world-class athletics, squash, tennis and cycling facilities.
When the XVII Commonwealth Games began on 25 July 2002, the City of Manchester Stadium, which was built by contractors, Laing O'Rourke and designed by Arup Associates, had a capacity of 38,000.
The undulating roof of the stadium covers every seat and is supported by an innovative pre-stressed cable net, which allowed for the phased construction of the roof for the Commonwealth Games and then the subsequent football configuration.
www.sportsvenue-technology.com /projects/2002CWG   (1696 words)

 Manchester City Football Club - Official Site of the F.A. Premier League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Manchester City have established themselves in the Premier League since regaining their top-flight status back in May 2002.
City are always keen to promote the best players from their respected Academy set-up, while combative young midfielder Joey Barton has the experience of Claudio Reyna and Dietmar Hamann alongside him.
But City stormed to the Division One title under Kevin Keegan and their move from Maine Road to the City of Manchester Stadium signals the club's lofty ambitions.
www.premierleague.com /manchester-city-fc.html   (457 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Manchester | City stadium turbine plan backed
The City of Manchester stadium is set to become the first in the world to be powered by its own wind turbine.
Manchester City Football Club has been granted planning permission to erect an 85m (279ft) turbine, which will also generate power for nearby homes.
Manchester City Council said it would be operational in 2007.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/manchester/5389700.stm   (334 words)

 Manchester City Football Club City of Manchester Stadium from Football.co.uk
City have won two titles - the second coming in 1968 in the midst of their most successful era, under Joe Mercer, when they won the FA Cup, League Cup and Cup-Winners' Cup as well as the championship in a glorious three-year period.
But they bounced back and now have a spanking ground in the City of Manchester Stadium and a real chance of establishing themselves properly in the Premiership.
He played in goal for Man City in their 3-2 loss to QPR in May 1995 aged 43 years and 5 months.
stadiums.football.co.uk /Premiership/City-of-Manchester-Stadium.htm   (221 words)

 Gill Stadium
The ballpark was leased to the Amoskeag Textile Club for their baseball league until sold to the City of Manchester in 1927, at which time the name was changed to Municipal Athletic Field.
In 1967, the stadium renamed Gill Stadium in 1967 in honor of former Parks and Recreation Director Ignace J. Gill who served from 1935 to 1967, and under whose tenure the stadium hosted the Manchester Yankees, a class "AA" Minor League Baseball Team in 1947 and 1948.
In 2004, Gill Stadium was home to the NH Fisher Cats, the AA minor league affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.
www.manchesternh.gov /CityGov/PKS/Facilities/Gill.html   (375 words)

 Manchester City F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1956 final, in which Manchester City beat Birmingham City 3-1, is one of the most famous finals of all-time, and is remembered for City goalkeeper Bert Trautmann continuing to play on after breaking his neck.
In the 2003 close season the club moved to the new City of Manchester Stadium, a stadium renowned for having the brightest floodlights in the English Football League.
On occasions when Manchester City play in a major cup final, the usual crest is not used; instead shirts bearing a badge of the arms of the City of Manchester are used, as a symbol of pride in representing the city of Manchester at a major event.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manchester_City_F.C.   (3088 words)

 Flights from Manchester Airport, details of Manchester flights
Domestic flights to Manchester are available from all corners of the UK, with routes to major cities such as London, Edinburgh and Belfast enjoying competition from three or more airlines.
Fellow Premiership side Manchester City meanwhile have recently moved to the impressive new City of Manchester Stadium east of the city centre.
They say it always rains in Manchester, and although this is not strictly true, there must be something in the air to inspire the wealth of musical talent that has emerged from the city.
www.flightmapping.com /UK/Manchester   (355 words)

 TheFA.com - The City of Manchester Stadium
The City of Manchester Stadium has been formed in a unique bowl shape and proved a spectacular host for the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
Amongst the benefits the City of Manchester Stadium brings is the improved transport access.
The Stadium can also be easily reached by rail and bus, being just a 20 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Station and the city centre.
www.thefa.com /Euro2005/VenueVisit/Postings/2004/11/Venues_ManchesterCity   (258 words)

 The Internet Football Grounds Guide - Maine Road, Manchester City FC
After that event it was agreed Manchester City would become the new tenants, thus incurring the envy of clubs who would also relish the chance to gain such a wonderful stadium.
There is also a small basic electric scoreboard in one corner of the stadium, in-between the East and Key 103 stands, adjacent to the upper tier of the away fans section'.
There is little parking at the stadium for supporters and there is a residents only parking scheme in the streets near to it, which extends about a mile out from the stadium.
dspace.dial.pipex.com /town/park/yfh45/mancity.htm   (2532 words)

 RIBA: City of Manchester Stadium wins The RIBA Inclusive Design Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The City of Manchester Stadium, designed by Arup Associates and commissioned by Manchester City Council, has won this year’s RIBA Inclusive Design Award in association with the Centre for Accessible Environments and Allgood.
The City of Manchester Stadium shows that the inclusive design philosophy and process, carried through into the management of a building and characterised also by ongoing dialogue with users, is the key to the making of buildings which are accessible to and usable by everyone.
The City of Manchester Stadium beat off stiff competition from three other projects: The Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester by OMI Architects, the Manchester Museum by Ian Simpson Architects and the Horniman Museum, London, by Allies and Morrison.
www.riba.org /go/RIBA/News/Press_4108.html   (773 words)

 CHANGING GROUNDS: City of Manchester Stadium || mcfconline.co.uk - Unofficial Man City News and Views   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Club insiders are hoping that perhaps City fans will choose The Kippax as the new name for the 15,000 capacity stand which houses the directors' box.
City's affiliated supporters' club branches will shortly receive a letter inviting them to nominate the one name they feel is most fitting for the new stand.
The supporters' club which chooses the winning name for the stand will attend the official opening of the stadium, have their club honoured with a plaque inside the stand, and will enjoy complimentary hospitality for the inaugural game at the stadium this summer.
www.sportnetwork.net /main/s39/st21434.htm   (693 words)

 Manchester City Football News | Premiership Latest Football News
Manchester City, also known as The Citizens or The Blues, have won the League Championship twice, the FA Cup four times, lifted the League Cup twice and the European Cup Winners Cup once, but recent history has seen little success.
Manchester City have announced their second signing of the day as defender Vedran Corluka put pen to paper on a five-year deal, subject to a work permit, arriving for an undisclosed fee from Dinamo Zagreb.
Manchester City have been linked with Manchester United duo of striker Alan Smith and versatile defender Mikael Silvestre, but Sven-Goran Eriksson’s pursuit of Olympiacos striker Nery Castillo has run into rough weather as the Greek media has suggested that Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk are set to sign the Mexico ace.
www.premiershiplatest.com /manchester-city   (1131 words)

 Stadium Experience - Manchester City Football Club
The stadium will be reached on the right after the junction with A6010 (Alan Turing Way).
Follow the M60 round the north of Manchester to junction 23 and exit on to A662 (Ashton New Road).
Manchester Piccadilly is the closest mainline station to the City of Manchester Stadium and is just a 20-minute walk away.
www.stadiumexperience.com /stadium_manchester_city.htm   (485 words)

 bluemoon-mcfc | the city of manchester stadium
The City of Manchester Stadium has been formed in a unique bowl shape and proved a spectacular host for the 2002 Commonwealth Games.When the Games finished the Stadium underwent a dramatic transformation, with a new permanent North Stand replacing the former temporary seating.
This route is handy for people living in or close to the city centre and those using buses, trains and trams into the city centre.
Rail: Manchester Piccadilly Station is the key station serving the city from all over the country and is 20 minutes walk from the City of Manchester Stadium.
www.bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk /club/city_of_manchester_stadium.asp   (461 words)

 Manchester City Council: Visitor Information - City of Manchester Stadium
The City of Manchester Stadium is the new home for Manchester City Football Club, with 48,000 seats.
The stadium can be used for conferences and as a focal point for the local community and schools.
Buses to the stadium from Manchester City Centre:
www.manchester.gov.uk /visitorcentre/see/stadium.htm   (261 words)

 Manchester City v. Manchester United - Preview || manutdweb.com - Unofficial Manchester United News and Views   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Rivals Manchester City and Manchester United lock horns for the 132nd time at the City of Manchester Stadium on Sunday afternoon as both sides look to continue their good form and pick up maximum points.
The Red Devils have yet to be defeated in six north-west in the Premiership this season and have netted in each of their previous seven visits to City.
City currently lie 10th in the Premiership and have produced Jekyll and Hyde football throughout the campaign.
www.sportnetwork.net /main/s237/st66982.htm   (542 words)

 City of Manchester Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The stadium cost £90 million to build with most of the money coming from the Lottery Sports Fund and forms the centrepiece of Sportcity - a £104.2 million investment in sporting venues in the immediate area of the stadium which is in East Manchester and has been referred to as Eastlands.
The main contractor for the stadium was Laing with McArdles responsible for the track, Bernhards for the surface and Athletic Markings Ltd. for the lines.
The stadium capacity for the Games was 38,000 after which the track was removed and the stadium will in 2003 become home to Manchester City Football Club with the seating capacity increased to 48,000.
www.runtrackdir.com /?manchester-c   (293 words)

 City of Manchester Stadium
The City of Manchester Stadium will be the jewel in the crown - the centrepiece of the XVII Commonwealth Games.
The City of Manchester Stadium, funded by Sport England to the tune of £77m, is situated within three kilometres of the Games Village, many hotels and the media centre.
And when the Games are over, the Stadium will become home to Manchester City FC for the 2003/4 season and beyond.
m2002.thecgf.com /venues/CMS   (501 words)

 City of Manchester Stadium completes transformation from athletics to football. | Arup
City of Manchester Stadium completes transformation from athletics to football.
Now the largest new build stadium to be constructed in the UK since Wembley in 1913, the City of Manchester Stadium will host its first game between Barcelona and Manchester City on 10 August.
The striking structure is surrounded by a ring of eight towers, which serve the dual purpose of delivering spectators to the stadium and supporting the cables from which the undulating roof is suspended.
www.arup.com /newsitem.cfm?pageid=1107   (283 words)

 City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester - Premier Member Venue Details
The City of Manchester Stadium received two Gold Awards this week...
Welcome to the City of Manchester Stadium, host venue of the spectacular 2002 Commonwealth Games and the proud new home of Manchester City Football Club.
The City of Manchester Stadium is the ideal location for everyone to get together this Christmas.
www.findmeaconference.com /500857.htm   (197 words)

 Manchester City Latest Football (Soccer) News => Footymania Stadium Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
However, Maine Road of old will be replaced with a new stadium that will be ready in the summer of 2003.
This 48,000 all seater will cost Manchester City the reign of £77 million, aptly nicknamed the "City of Manchester Stadium".
After a poll taken by the fans, the new stadium is to be called the 'Eastlands' instead of the proposed 'The City of Manchester Stadium Eastlands'.
www.footymania.com /stadium.phtml?clubID=15   (171 words)

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