Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

1994/95 City Spent £30,000: 2009/10 = £86m

1994/95 City Spent £30,000: 2009/10 = £86m


During the 1994/95 campaign Manchester City spent a mere £30,000 on new players. Season 2009/10 and the figure is £86 million, and rising.

Some of the following data will not be 100% accurate as clubs (including MCFC) these days avoid letting the public know exactly how much a player costs. Nevertheless I think it's worth spending a few minutes of your time looking at how times have changed.

Season 92/93

Players in = £2,500,000

Steve Finney (Free)
Terry Phelan (£2,500,000)

Players out = £650,000

Mark Brennan (£200,000)
Mark Peters (Free)
Michael Hughes (£450,000)

Season 93/94

Players in = £8,200,000

Nicky Summerbee (£1,500,000)
Peter Beagrie (£1,100,000)
Paul Walsh (£750,000)
Uwe Rosler (£750,000)
David Rocastle (£2,000,000)
Carl Griffith (£500,000)
Alan Kernaghan (£1,600,000)

Players out = £2,450,000

David White (£2,000,000)
Rick Holden (£450,000)
Peter Reid (Free)

Season 94/95

Players in = £30,000

John Burridge (Free)
Ray Kelly (£30,000)

Players out = £2,250,000

Mike Quigley (Free)
Steve Finney (Free)
Steve McMahon (Free)
Mike Sheron (£1,000,000)
David Rocastle (£1,250,000)

Season 95/96

Players in = £8,750,000

Scott Hiley (£250,000)
Mikhail Kavelashvili (£1,400,000)
Nigel Clough (£1,500,000)
Martin Phillips (£500,000)
Gerry Creaney (£1,500,000)
Georgi Kinkladze (£2,000,000)
Kit Symons (£1,200,000)
Eike Immel (£400,000)

Players out = £1,660,000

David Kerr (£20,000)
Tony Coton (£500,000)
David Brightwell (£30,000)
Paul Walsh (£500,000)
Andy Hill (£150,000)
Adie Mike (£60,000)
Fitzroy Simpson (£200,000)
Carl Griffith (£200,000)
John Burridge (Free)

In came the millennium and City were beginning to see the value of players soar.

Season 01/02

Players in = £32,700,000

Nicolas Anelka (£13,000,000)
Vicente Matias Vuoso (£3,500,000)
Sylvain Distin (£4,000,000)
Sun Jihai (£2,000,000)
Jon Macken (£5,000,000)
Niclas Jensen (£700,000)
Christian Negouai (£1,500,000)
Lucien Mettomo (£1,500,000)
Alioune Toure (Free)
Ali Benarbia (Free)
Nicky Summerbee (Free)
Eyal Berkovic (£1,500,000)
Simon Colosimo (Nominal)
Stuart Pearce (Free)

Players out = £3,800,000

Alioune Toure (Nomonal)
Paul Dickov (Nominal)
Leon Mike (£50,000)
Dickson Etuhu (£300,000)
Danny Granville (£500,000)
Nicky Summerbee (Free)
Tony Grant (£250,000)
Stephen Hodgson (Free)
Jim Whitley (Free)
Mark Kennedy (£2,000,000)
Shaun Holmes (Free)
Richard McKinney (Free)
Spencer Prior (£700,000)
Gareth Taylor (Free)

Season 04/05

Players in = £0

Ronald Waterreus (Free)
Danny Mills (Free)

Players out = £7,600,000

Patrick McCarthy (£100,000)
Nicolas Anelka (£7,000,000)
Paulo Wanchope (£500,000)
Kieran Westwood (Free)
Craig Davies (Free)
Michael Tarnat (Free)

Seasons 2005/06 and 06/07 and City were still a selling club in that 05/06 the Blues made a net profit (players in / out) of £12,150,000. The following season and City made another profit of £8,200,000.

Oh how times have changed!

Season 08/09

Players in = £127,700,000

Jo (£18,000,000)
Tal Ben-Haim (£5,000,000)
Vincent Kompany (£6,700,000)
Shaun Wright Phillips (£9,000,000)
Leandro Glauber (Undicslosed)
Pablo Zabaleta (£6,500,000)
Robinho (£32,500,000)
Wayne Bridge (£12,000,000)
Craig Bellamy (£14,000,000)
Nigel De Jong (£16,000,000)
Shay Given (£8,000,000)

Players out = £9,800,000

Andreas Isaksson (Free)
Sun Jihai (Free)
Geovanni (Free)
Georgios Samaras (£1,000,000)
Matthew Mills (£300,000)
Rolando Bianchi (Free)
Vedran Corluka (£8,500,000)
Bernado Corradi (Free)
Emile Mpenza (Free)

Season 09/10

Players in = £86,000,000 & counting

Gareth Barry (£12,000,000)
Roque Santa Cruz (£17,500,000)
Gunnar Nielsen (Free)
Stuart Taylor (Tribunal)
Fernandes Gelson (£6,000,000)
Carlos Tevez (£25,500,000)
Emmanuel Adebayor (£25,000,000)

Players out = £1,500,000

Daniel Sturbridge (Tribunal)
Ched Evans (£1,500,000)

I'm sure I may have got one or two figures slightly wrong, if so, please let me know. In the meantime do you think City will eclipse last seasons £127,700,000 spend?





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

Writer:Tudor
Date:Wednesday July 29 2009
Time: 4:58PM

Comments

0
Tudor - We haven't bought Gelson Fernandes back have we for £6 million as this suggests - I thought we were finally rid of him for an undisclosed fee!
Kevinho
29/07/2009 17:04:00
0
I think you're right Kevinho. Typo i'm afraid (DOH!).
Tudor
29/07/2009 17:37:00
0
Tudor, great stuff, shows how hit and miss the trasfer market can be 5 million for Ben-Haim and nowt for Ali Benarbia. One a hero the a zero.
MrWeah
29/07/2009 18:01:00
0
Oh my god, I'd forgotten we actually paid £1.5 million for Gerry bloody Creaney!
fifthcolumnblue
29/07/2009 18:54:00
0
nice... I think we'll come up just short at about £115m in the end.
severedgein
29/07/2009 19:19:00
0
You've now officially spent more than us in the prem and second to Chelsea. Now let's see where this takes you. Nowhere I bet but I'm still interested to see.....
ForeverUnited
30/07/2009 01:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

(Audio) Silva Will Miss Tottenham Game

Manchester City midfielder David SIlva looks set to miss next week's game against Tottenham Hotspur due to an ankle injury.

Aftermath: Man City 1-3 Leicester City

Irrespective of the fact that up until this seismic result the Premier League title race had been wide open amid media assertions that nobody wants it, all upcoming commitments and important injuries

Pellegrini: We Didn't Play Well (Audio)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said he couldn't complain at his sides defeat after they were beaten 3-0 by high-flying Leicester City.

Stats: Manchester City v Leicester City

All the stats from Manchester City (1) vs (3) Leicester City, The Etihad Stadium, 6/2/2016 12h45 GMT Att: 54, 693

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor
Profile
Johnny Baguette
Profile
Pedmachine
Profile
PhillyBlueMoon
Profile
Lorna Silva
Profile
Sedgie
Profile
Skoorb
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

On average how often you do visit this site?
Suggested By: Tudor
At least once a day46%
Every day16%
Couple of times a week16%
Couple of times a month0%
Rarely 22%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 24 14 8 2 50 18
2 Man City 24 14 5 5 47 23
3 Spurs 24 12 9 3 45 25
4 Arsenal 24 13 6 5 45 15
5 Man Utd 24 11 7 6 40 10
6 West Ham 24 10 9 5 39 10
7 Southampton 24 9 7 8 34 8
8 Liverpool 24 9 7 8 34 -4
9 Watford 24 9 6 9 33 1
10 Stoke 24 9 6 9 33 -4
11 Everton 24 7 11 6 32 9
12 Crystal Palace 24 9 4 11 31 -4
13 Chelsea 24 7 8 9 29 -2
14 WBA 24 7 8 9 29 -8
15 AFC Bournemouth 24 7 7 10 28 -10
16 Swansea 24 6 8 10 26 -9
17 Norwich 24 6 5 13 23 -18
18 Newcastle 24 5 6 13 21 -19
19 Sunderland 24 5 4 15 19 -19
20 Aston Villa 24 2 7 15 13 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 12:45PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 14 2016 4:15PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
FA Cup
Feb 28 2016 12:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 28 2016 4:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Capital One Cup
Mar 2 2016 8:00PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Skoorb200
2.Buzz Lightyear168
3.Johnny Baguette136
4.Tudor131
5.Bluedub67
6.fifthcolumnblue55
7.johnkelv35
8.PhillyBlueMoon28
9.citizhun28
10.Colin Is The King20