Date: 3rd November 2011 at 12:57pm
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Vital QPR takes a look at this Saturday’s opponents Manchester City

Facts & Figures


Founded: 1880

Nickname: City, The Blues, The Citizens

Ground: Etihad Stadium (47,805)

Manager : Roberto Mancini

Selected Honours



First Division: Winners 1936-37, 1967-68

Second Division: Winners 1898-99, 1902-03, 1909-10, 1927-28, 1946-47, 1965-66, 2001-02

FA Cup: Winners 1904, 1934, 1956, 1969, 2011

League Cup Winners: 1970, 1976

Club Records



Record Attendance: 84,569 v. Stoke City, 3 March 1934

Record League Victory: 11-3 v. Lincoln City, 23 March 1895

Record League Defeat: 2-10 v. Birmingham City, 17 March 1893

Record Buy: £35,000,000 to Atletico Madrid for Sergio Aguero

Record Sale: £21,000,000 from Chelsea for Shaun Wright-Phillips

Record Appearances: 676 + 4 sub – Alan Oakes

Record Goals: 177 – Eric Brook

Squad


Goalkeepers:

Joe Hart
Stuart Taylor
Gunnar Nielsen

Defenders:

Micah Richards
Vincent Kompany
Pablo Zabaleta
Joleon Lescott
Aleksandar Kolarov
Stefan Savic
Gael Clichy
Kolo Toure
Nedum Onuoha

Midfielders:

James Milner
Adam Johnson
Gareth Barry
Yaya Toure
Nigel De Jong
Samir Nasri
Owen Hargreaves
David Silva

Strikers:

Mario Balotelli
Edin Dzeko
Sergio Aguero
Carlos Tevez

Last Five Fixtures


Win: 3-0 v Villarreal (a)
Win: 3-1 v Wolves (h)
Win: 5-2 v Wolves (a)
Win: 6-1 v Manchester United (a)
Win: 2-1 v Villarreal (h)

Last Five Fixtures v QPR


QPR 0-3 Man City on 28 Oct 03
Man City 1-3 QPR on 8 Mar 00
QPR 1-1 Man City on 6 Nov 99
Man City 2-2 QPR on 25 Apr 98
QPR 2- 0 Man City on 26 Oct 97

 

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