Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Abu Dhabi United Group Buy Manchester City

Abu Dhabi United Group Buy Manchester City

Abu Dhabi United Group for Development and Investment (ABUG) has bought Manchester City Football Club for an estimated £200million.

Dr Sulaiman Al Fahim will represent ADUG on the new board of Manchester City.

Abu Dhabi Royal Family are behind the company with assets believed to be 10 times that of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, who, according to Forbes is worth a mere US$23.5 billion.

Al Fahim, who led negotiations said...

'Our goal is very simple - to make Manchester City the biggest club in the Premier League, and to begin with, to finish in the top four this season.'

Al Fahim continued...

'We will adopt marketing plans that reflect positively on the club and the company from investments in all sectors of television marketing and purchasing of the star players, as well as development of infrastructure facilities at the club.'

Manchester City FC is expected to make an official announcement later today.

Just in case you wanted to know what Abu Dhabi looks like.





Writer:Tudor
Date:Monday September 1 2008
Time: 12:45PM

Comments

0
exciting times for City fans, you'll be a while getting close to Chelsea & United!
Gleeson_23
01/09/2008 12:53:00
0
Yes Gleeson it will probably take at least six months.
alphieblues
01/09/2008 13:00:00
0
Breaking News ! City bid £28m for Berbatov !!!
alphieblues
01/09/2008 13:01:00
0
top 4 THIS season??? bit pushy dont ya think?
mattyg
01/09/2008 13:06:00
0
Its wat chelsea did when they got taken over from abra. So all is possibe not unless thay have had something up there sleeves. Its good to finally hear a new owner came in so we can stop hearing about sina.
dunne deal
01/09/2008 13:09:00
0
Its been a great week so far SWP back were he belongs. Trough in the uefa cup. Win on sunday new owner What more can u ask for what a week
dunne deal
01/09/2008 13:10:00
0
PL is just becoming a millionaires playground, going to kill it imho!
The Fear
01/09/2008 14:17:00
0
Millionaires lol. In our case we are talking about multi billionaires.
Tudor
01/09/2008 14:23:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Manchester City v Everton Match Preview

City return to League action on Monday evening when they face Everton in the first home fixture of the campaign.

Pulis: 'Make Us An Acceptable Offer & You Can Have Him'

During today's press conference, ahead of their weekend trip to Burnley, West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis said the club had rejected a £18m bid by Manchester City..

Manchester City v Everton Live Streams & Global TV Coverage

Time to forget the nonsensical warm-weather match against Girona FC on Tuesday, now Pep and the lads can up the gears somewhat when we face Everton at the Etihad on Monday.

The Manchester City Injury Table Updated

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Manchester City and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Before the window closes City will sign how many new players?
Suggested By: Tudor
None19%
One18%
Two57%
Three or more6%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Skoorb202
2.Rising146
3.Buzz Lightyear141
4.BamaEngineer128
5.johnkelv80
6.Tudor59
7.kennyclementstache56
8.Bluedub52
9.Johnny Baguette38
10.citizhun20
Write for Vital Football