UK time is: 00:07:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Manchester City To Become Global

Dr Sulaiman Al-Fahim, the billionaire businessman behind the Manchester City Football Club takeover is optimistic of making the club a global brand.

Plans being considered include the club branching into the financial services, the fashion industry, telecommunications and even consideration is being discussed about bringing out a range of Citycars.


Dr Sulaiman Al-Fahim

The aim, according to a 83-page blueprint is to become 'the Virgin of Asia and the world' with a major re-branding that will involve, among other things, City 24-7 energy drinks, branded Mini Coopers, official club scooters, telephone cards and a chain of City Eating fast-food stores.

Other plans include a partnership with Red Bull to bring out drinks called City Powered, City Energy and City 24/7.

There are moves to open designer clothing stores and tap into the Indian market, via the Tata Motors Group, by bringing out a range of cars and other vehicles, as well as branded motorcycle helmets.

Finally, a deal is allegedly being discussed with China Mobile to sell City-branded phone cards.

There will be other idea's bouncing around Dr Sulaiman Al-Fahim head, some of which will more than likely come to fruition, while others will never see the light of day. The scary thought it, I wonder what he is actually thinking now?



Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 8 2008

Time: 10:32AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I wouldn't mind a City energy drink! This week has knackered me right out!
oliverblue
Report Abuse
08/09/2008 13:43:00

Wouldn't mind a helmet might stave off all the brickbats we will get in the coming months.
alphieblues
Report Abuse
08/09/2008 17:01:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

Milner - We've Been Sloppy (Friday March 6 2015)

Hart - Criticism Doesn't Bother Us (Thursday March 5 2015)

Kompany Wasn't Dropped - Pellegrini (Thursday March 5 2015)

Audio - Hart On Leicester Win (Thursday March 5 2015)

City v Leicester (Team News) (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 27 19 6 2 +35 63
2. Man City 28 17 7 4 +32 58
3. Arsenal 28 16 6 6 +23 54
4. Man Utd 28 15 8 5 +21 53
5. Liverpool 28 15 6 7 +12 51
6. Southampton 28 15 4 9 +19 49
7. Spurs 27 14 5 8 +6 47

Breaking League News

Letting Go Of The NUFC Dream
» Newcastle : 06/03/2015 22:03:00
Something For The Weekend (485)
» Aston Villa : 06/03/2015 18:24:00
Chelsea Crash to Youth Cup Semi 1st Leg Defeat
» Chelsea : 06/03/2015 17:34:00
Interest in Chelsea`s Remy!
» Chelsea : 06/03/2015 17:22:00
Chelsea Reportedly Sign Romanian Youngster
» Chelsea : 06/03/2015 17:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which Goal Was Your Favourite In The Crucial Win Over The Foxes?
Suggested By:  Shaun Gloater
Silva 45′ 20%
Milner 88′ 80%