The Official Manchester City Annual 2023
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City CEO Ferran Soriano hailed the "beautiful football" played as the fundamental reason for attracting more fans and sponsors, while setting out with 'certainty' that the next decade will be even better for the club. And chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak is keen to move forward after achieving a major goal that was set internally following the takeover. During their two competitive fixtures last week, the club held a minute’s silence and a minute’s applause for their former player and long-serving Director, as well as holding an emotional pre-match dedication on both occasions. @the.manc Rest in peace ❤️ #manchester #manchesterunited #manunited #sirbobbycharlton #football #foryou #manchesterunitedfans ♬ original sound – The Manc Read more:
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In 2021/22, commercial revenue represented Manchester City's largest source of income, generating 373 million euros for the club. The second-largest revenue stream was broadcasting, at 294 million euros, while matchday revenue returned to pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) levels. The Manchester-based football club is owned by City Football Group Limited, a holding company for the Abu Dhabi United Group for Development and Investment. In addition, the club has confirmed that all the plastic will be removed from the floral tributes and will be recycled, with all flowers being composted and used in the gardens at the Carrington Training Complex. Manchester City's chairman believes that the club are beginning to be a benchmark for others after their 2021/22 financial report saw them report record revenue and profit.
All major Club activities are detailed in the report starting with the Club’s remarkable on-field statistical successes last season. This of course includes the men’s first team winning the Premier League trophy for a remarkable fourth time in five years under Pep Guardiola’s leadership – and doing it in style, scoring more goals than any other team (99). Additionally, the squad reached the semi-finals of the Champions League, marking 10 Champions League qualifications in the last 10 years and making City the only Premier League club with this achievement over that period.
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As of October 2021, Manchester City was the most valuable soccer club globally, based on the combined transfer value of the squad. The acquisition and development of high-profile players alongside strong performances in the English Premier League has helped the club significantly improve upon their brand value. To demonstrate, Manchester City’s brand value increased by about 370 percent between 2012 and 2022, reaching a peak of about 1.42 billion U.S. dollars in 2022. The squad’s reputation has allowed the club to make higher demands for jersey sponsorships, as seen from the increasing value of Manchester City’s main jersey sponsorship deal with Etihad since 2009. The report also details the success of City’s youth. In addition to an impressive number of first team debuts, City’s Academy won the Premier League Under-18 title and the Elite Development Squad landed the Premier League 2 crown. Therefore, for an incredible second year, City had a clean sweep of the available Premier League titles at Academy and senior level. “This is an unprecedented collective achievement and points to the bright future for our Academy graduates,” says Soriano.
The report includes recognition for Mike Summerbee who was awarded an OBE for the many charitable causes he supports. The report also reveals a continuity of momentum in the business, and opportunities for the future.
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City revenues exceeded neighbours United's for the first time ever last year, and while that may not be the case this year - United can also expect the return of a much-higher matchday revenue in addition to major new partnerships such as their kit deal with TeamViewer - the Blues have shown that they are still heading in the right direction.On a micro level, the Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain broke the club record for the highest single matchday revenue while the Champions League group stages were the best attended since City first qualified more than ten years ago. In terms of global reach, there were more eyeballs on the team than ever before. Six hundred million viewers cumulatively watched City over the course of the season, an audience of 27 million for their league match against Liverpool in April was the most-watched game in any league in the world and the Blues also featured in three of the five most-watched Premier League games that year. Nevertheless, Mikel did go on to remark: “When I watch Kevin De Bruyne today I’m like, ‘Is this the same guy?!'”. As for Terry, he wondered if his discipline as captain may have been too much and perhaps “they needed an arm around the shoulder” instead to help them settle in. Under manager Pep Guardiola, one of the most highly-decorated managers in world football, the Club plays its domestic and UEFA Champions League home fixtures at the Etihad Stadium, a spectacular 55,000 seat arena that City have called home since 2003. Today, the Stadium sits on the wider Etihad Campus, which also encompasses the City Football Academy, a state-of-the-art performance training and youth development facility located in the heart of East Manchester. Featuring a 7,000 capacity Academy Stadium, the City Football Academy is also where Manchester City Women’s Football Club and the Elite Development Squad train on a daily basis and play their competitive home games.