Current Premier League champions Manchester City play at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England where they wear wear sky blue home shirts with dark blue trim manufactured by Nike and sponsored by Etihad Airways who have sponsored their shirts for over five years. The away shirt is dark blue featuring a gradient hooped design and the third European shirt is deep purple with volt yellow trim. The deep purple shirt for Manchester City has been a common away colour in the past two decades.
Manchester City are nicknamed just City or the Blues and they wear home shirts of sky blue. A famous face who donned the shirt was Sir Matt Busby who went on to be much better known for his management of big local rivals Manchester United.
With the first round of prestigious Champions League fixtures completed this week, we take a closer look at each club's third and home shirts to be worn throughout the elite of European football this 2016/17 season. Group A PSG - Nike have issued the French giants with an ultra-clean white third [...]
Manchester City's goalkeeper shirt has been unveiled by Nike ready for the upcoming 2016/17 season. Whilst there's big question marks over who Manchester City's number one goalkeeper will be throughout next season after Joe Hart's consecutive blunders at Euro 2016, Nike have released the shirt th [...]
Nike use Manchester City's history as their design criteria over the club's all-new away shirt for 2016/17. Last seeing the 'Citizens' take to the pitch in a black and red away shirt back in the 2011-12 season, when the club's shirts were manufactured by Umbro, current kit suppliers Nike have now [...]
Manchester City were formed in 1887 and until 1894 played under the name of Ardwick FC. Manchester City play their home games at the Etihad Stadium, Rowsley Street, Manchester. The stadium was built for the 2002 Commonwealth games and was given to the club by the city so that their old ground at Maine Road could be used for development. For the 2013-14 season Manchester City will have their shirts manufactured by American sportswear powerhouses, Nike.
Since the last two owners of the club Thaksin Shinawatra and Shiekh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan they have invested millions of pounds and there have been an overhaul of world class footballers playing and have played for City including Nicolas Anelka, Carlos Tevez, David Silva, Yaya Toure and Samir Nasri.