Premier League A-Z: Manchester City

Premier League A-Z: Manchester City

We look at our 2020/21 opponents.

Leeds United are returning to the Premier League for the 2020/21 season after being crowned Sky Bet Championship champions.

There is much anticipation, with the Whites heading back into the top-flight for the first time in 16 years.

Ahead of the campaign, which is due to begin on 12th September,  we take a closer look at our Premier League opponents in our A-Z.

 

 

 

Name: Manchester City

 

Nickname: Man City

 

Founded: 1880

 

Manager/head coach: Pep Guardiola

 

Major Honours:

First Division/Premier League winners (6): 1936–37, 1967–68, 2011–12, 2013–14, 2017–18, 2018–19

FA Cup winners (6): 1903–04, 1933–34, 1955–56, 1968–69, 2010–11, 2018–19

League Cup winners (7): 1969–70, 1975–76, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20

Charity Shield/Community Shield winners (6): 1937, 1968, 1972, 2012, 2018, 2019

European Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1969-70

 

Ground: Etihad Stadium

Etihad Stadium

 

Stadium capacity: 55,017

 

Distance from Elland Road: 38 miles

 

2019/20 league position: 2nd (Premier League)

 

2019/20 top league goal scorer: Raheem Sterling (20)

 

2020/21 Premier League title odds: Evens

 

2020/21 Premier League relegation odds: 2000/1

 

Previous encounters: 103

 

Leeds United wins: 41

 

Draws: 17

 

Manchester City wins: 45

 

Last time at home:

Monday 22nd March 2004

Premier League

Leeds United 2 (McPhail 23, Viduka pen 76)

Manchester City 1 (Anelka 44)

Mark Viduka

 

Last time away:

Sunday 17th February 2013

FA Cup fifth round

Manchester City 4 (Toure 5, Aguero pen 15, Aguero 74, Tevez 52)

Leeds United 0

James Milner & Stephen Warnock

 

Did you know? 

- Leeds United defeated Manchester City in the 1969 Charity Shield

- Manchester City's 100 points earned in the 2017/18 season, is the highest ever total in Premier League history

- Current manager Pep Guardiola is Manchester City's most successful boss ever, having won eight trophies with the club

 

From the photo archive:

Norman Hunter

Saturday 5th April 1969- Norman Hunter chases down Francis Lee

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