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We Have Ignition: Etihad Airways Wing In For MCFC

An hour before the kick off of City's last game of this campaign at home to Bolton, the club have announced a new official sponsor, Etihad Airways...

The three year deal was confirmed today at SportCity by Etihad Airways' Chief Executive, James Hogan, Manchester City FC Chief Executive Garry Cook and Sir Howard Bernstein, Chief Executive of Manchester City Council.

The mega millions (although not yet disclosed) deal will come as no great surprise across Planet Blue considering City's owner, His Highness Sheikh Mansour's obvious family connections.

Gazza Cook confirmed: 'These are exciting times at Manchester City as we look to build a world-class team and sustainable success on and off the field. This partnership will play an integral role in our strategy.'

Lest we forget, 10 years ago this month City fought back from the third tier abyss against Gillingham at the old Wembley. It's a measure of all the hard work and outstanding support since that City have reached this previously unthinkable international launch pad in 2009.

Now all we need is a shirt this space....


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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 24 2009

Time: 2:37PM

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Hurry up MCFC, release the new shirt designs and sign some superstars so i can debate buying one this year...
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24/05/2009 15:19:00

I hope they release the designs soon, I want to create them on Pro Evo Soccer and try all the world football stars we are buying out in the new city kit!
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24/05/2009 16:51:00

Any day now, 8th!
Johnny Baguette
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24/05/2009 17:42:00

Look forward to seeing the new strip especially the away kit.
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