Manchester City Football Club has a long history in the English league, having secured a place in the Premier League and achieved great success, including winning the FA Cup in the 2011-2012 season. With the appointment of Pep Guardiola as manager, the club won the 2017-18 Premier League title, setting a new record for the highest points total in Premier League history and establishing themselves as one of the top clubs in English football.
In the 2018-19 season, Manchester City’s revenue was the fifth highest of any soccer club in the world, generating $568.4 million. Forbes magazine estimated that the club was also the fifth most valuable soccer club in the world, with a valuation of $2.69 billion in 2019.
In addition to its success on the field, Manchester City also operates an academy for aspiring young soccer players. The Manchester City Football Academy, located adjacent to the Etihad Stadium on the Etihad Campus, is a state-of-the-art facility that comprises 12 youth development soccer pitches and 4 first team soccer pitches.
The academy is open to players of all ages and genders, from junior to senior level. The CFA is also the global headquarters for the City Football family, which includes sister clubs New York City FC, Melbourne City FC, and Yokohama F. Marinos. The Academy Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 7,000, is home to Manchester City Women’s FC and the Manchester City EDS team.
About Manchester City Football Academy:
To apply to the Manchester City Football Academy, candidates must meet certain qualifications, including:
- A good academic record,
- Recommendations from their school,
- Proof of financial need if applying for a scholarship.
- Applicants must also provide details about their previous clubs and contacts, and obtain the consent of their parents if they are under 18 years old.
- International applicants may be required to submit a video of themselves.
Interested individuals can apply through the academy’s contact page or obtain more information from the Tony’s Soccer School website: