DEF: Tal Ben Haim: Cost £5m in the summer of 2008 but was quickly moved on to Sunderland after just one season. It began with a bang on Sept. 1, 2008 when the Abu Dhabi Group agreed to buy City from Thaksin Shinawatra and on the same day spent a club record … Prior to this season, the history of Manchester City's performance in the English football league hierarchy since the creation of the Premier League in 1992 is summarised by the following timeline chart – which commences with the last season (1991–92) of the old Football League First Division (from which the Premier League was formed). FW: Martin Petrov: The winger played for Bolton Wanderers and Espanyol after leaving City in 2010 before ending his career in Bulgaria with CSKA Sofia in 2014. Joleon Lescott joins Alexis Nunes and Mark Ogden to discuss Manchester City's last gasp title win in 2012. New goalkeeper strips — a two-tone green (solid light green shirt plus solid dark green shorts and socks), an all-grey change and a yellow third with purple shorts and socks, were introduced for this season. DEF: Shaleum Logan: Only made three appearances for City. ST: Jo: The Brazilian striker was signed for a club-record £19m in 2008 but only scored six goals. Crazy to think it's been two years..One of the greatest experiences of my life @imacelebrity #tbt #throwbackthursday pic.twitter.com/U0HRAAh12C. The new away kit — a striking solid purple colour but sporting the same vertical white pin stripes on the body of the shirt as the home kit plus all the same kit supplier, sponsorship and club crest logos - was possibly a throwback to the classic maroon and thin white striped shirts that had been the club's one-time strip created for its appearance at Wembley in the 1956 FA Cup Final against Birmingham City. Manchester City have been transformed beyond recognition by the takeover of Sheikh Mansour. DEF: Micah Richards: Announced his retirement in July 2019, after a four-year spell with Aston Villa, aged just 31. Pele turns 80: Brazil great's most iconic images, amazing stats and a brand new song!
Biggest away wins: 0–2 vs. West Ham, 11 Aug. 2007 & vs. Newcastle Utd., 2 Jan. 2008 He now plays for Fleetwood in League One under former Man City midfielder Joey Barton.
He now lives in Monte Carlo while occasionally travelling back to Ireland to work as a pundit. 19, Stadium: - Ogden: How Man City changed football forever. Is Mexico's CONCACAF hold under threat as U.S. youngsters star in Europe? Points away from home: 18, Points against "Big Four" teams: 7 Currently a coach in Wolves' youth academy. More than a decade of Abu Dhabi ownership has yielded 11 major trophies, including four Premier League titles, and more than £1.5 billion spent on players. - Stream every episode of 30 for 30: Soccer Stories on ESPN+ After the club's worst league start since 1998-99 he stepped down from matchday duties, with ex-Man United midfielder Simon Davies taking over and handing Kompany the captain's armband. The 2008–09 Fulham season was the club's 111th professional season and their eighth consecutive season in the top flight of English football, the Premier League, since their return in 2001.They were managed by Roy Hodgson in his first full season as Fulham manager. ST: Benjani: Spent time at Blackburn and back at Portsmouth after he departed City in 2010 and ended his career in South Africa with Bidvest Wits four years later. Source: Premier League results 2007–08, Points at home: 37 But success wasn't instant and, on May 24, Mark Hughes' side ended the 2008-09 campaign with a 1-0 win over Bolton Wanderers at the Etihad Stadium to finish 10th in the table -- 40 points behind champions Manchester United. MID: Nigel de Jong: Part of City's title-winning squad in 2012, the Dutchman left the club that summer and has since had spells in Italy, America, Turkey, Germany and Qatar, where the tough-tackling midfielder now plays for Al-Shahania aged 35. MID: Elano: One of City's best players in their early days, the midfielder left for Galatasaray in 2009, spent time in Brazil and India and ended his playing career back in 2016. Still looking to play at age 33, he runs his own management company which includes his two sons, who are on the books at Stoke. DEF: Richard Dunne: City's captain left the club in 2009 and ended his playing career in 2015 after a spell at QPR. Has featured for MLS side Real Salt Lake since 2018 and hit the headlines for his clash with Zlatan Ibrahimovic last year. "Sven-Goran Eriksson admits Shinawatra strain at Man City", "Special shirt design for derby unveiled", "Didi named Thomas Cook Player of the Month", "Dunnie is City's Player of the Month for December", "Fourth successive Player of the Year win for Dunne", "Miller makes permanent move to West Brom", "Georgios delighted to be one of the Bhoys", "Hard times for Asia's Premier League dreamers", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2007–08_Manchester_City_F.C._season&oldid=984449454, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 04:23. Has been linked with a move to MLS this summer. Please click the button "Send inquiry" which opens a new e-mail message. Two days after his end-of-season dismissal, on 2 June 2008 Eriksson was replaced by Mark Hughes.. He is now in charge of Brazilian side Inter de Limeira, having been appointed in August after being sacked by Santos. MID: Michael Johnson: Once tipped to be an England star, injuries and off-field problems -- which included battles with his weight and mental health -- cut short the midfielder's promising career in 2012. FW: Robinho: Now 36, the Brazilian has been in Italy, China and back in his homeland since leaving City in 2010, but has found a new lease of life in the Turkish Super League with Istanbul Basaksehir where he counts Gael Clichy, Demba Ba and Martin Skrtel as teammates.
DEF: Vincent Kompany: Left City in 2019 as one of the club's most successful ever players and took up a player-manager role at Anderlecht.
FA Premier League 2007/2008 squad 11-Aug-07 / 11-May-08 FA Premier League 2007/2008 A Villa - Arsenal - Birminghm - Blackburn - Bolton - Chelsea - Derby - Everton - Fulham - Liverpool - Man City - Man Utd - Middlsbro - Newcastle - Portsmth - Reading - Sunderland - Tottenham - West Ham - Wigan Source: (for players and positions) Season 2007-08 First Team Squad 00(for squad numbers) Season 2007-08 Squad Numbers Consequently, the newly infused funds from the club's wealthy Thai owner came at quite a fortuitous time for the team, and Eriksson was very active in the summer transfer market as he spent approximately £30 million adding eight relatively high-profile players to the City first team squad. - Where Europe's top leagues stand on finishing 2019-20 season. On 10 February 2008, during the club's local derby game against Manchester United, the City team played in a one-off special kit to mark the 50-year memorial of the Munich air disaster.
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