Manchester City - City's Relentless Progress Continues
UK time is: 19:19:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

City's Relentless Progress Continues

Manchester City Council has approved planning permission to Manchester City Football Club for the expansion of The Etihad Stadium...

The feelgood factor momentum remains at what is now known as The Etihad Campus. It has been relentess in its consistency since His Highness Sheikh Mansour came to town almost 6 years ago. The increase in stadium capacity, like all projects connected with the continual transformation of the club, has been carefully prepared for through studies and planning allied to the creation of the 200 million City Football Academy alongside The Etihad. The CFA which will accomodate the training base for all the clubs squads opens later this year.

The Citizens are now clear to increase both ends of The Etihad by 6,250 and add up to 2,000 additional seats around the pitch. This will take capacity up to 62,000 which will be third only in England to The Stretfords Old Trafford and Wembley Stadium.

City's stadium expansion will create 160 temporary jobs during the building process and around 120 new match day posts after completion.

Meanwhile, local regeneration in East Manchester continues apace beyond the CFA with a sixth-form college and leisure and retail centre already under construction.

File under We're Not Really Here.

UPCOMING DATES FOR YOUR FILOFAX:
all times East Manchester GMT

Sa 15Feb 17h15 Chelsea, The Etihad, FAC5
Tu 18Feb 19h45 FC Barcelona, CLR16
Sa 22Feb 15h00 Stoke City, The Etihad, PL
Su 02Mar 14h00 Sunderland, Wembley, LCF
Sa 08Mar 15h00 Aston Villa, The Etihad, PL
We 12Mar 19h45 Barcelona, Nou Camp, CLR16
Sa 15Mar 2014 12h45 Hull, KC Stadium PL
Sa 22Mar 15h00, Fulham, The Etihad, PL
Tu 25Mar 19h45 The Stretfords, the swamp, PL
Sa 29Mar 17h30, Arsenal, The Emirates, PL




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



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

The journalist

Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 14 2014

Time: 1:59AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
The Chairman must feel confident that City can fill the Etihad, perhaps the numbers on the waiting list for a season ticket has convinced them, plus the fact that more visitors to Manchester want to experience the taste of Premer football in a brilliant Stadium, rather than visit the swamp.
buzz lightyear
Report Abuse
14/02/2014 06:25:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Man City - FSF's May Newsletter (Friday May 29 2015)

Dynamo Cancelled (Friday May 29 2015)

Toronto 0-1 Manchester City (Thursday May 28 2015)

Toure & Toronto (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Audio - Pellegrini On Toure (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Infographic - Aguero In Alternate XI (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Jake's Southampton Report (Tuesday May 26 2015)

Aguero's Surprise Inclusion (Tuesday May 26 2015)

Toure Will See Out His Contract (Monday May 25 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)

1. Johnny Baguette 533
2. Bluedub 283
3. Buzz Lightyear 222
4. Skoorb 193
5. citizhun 162
6. OziMan 142
7. Colin Is The King 128
8. CITYBOY1000 128
9. kennyclementstache 121
10. fifthcolumnblue 81

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 2 - 0 Southampton
Swansea 2 - 4 Man City
Man City 6 - 0 Q.P.R.
Spurs 0 - 1 Man City
Man City 3 - 2 Aston Villa
Man City 2 - 0 West Ham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 38 26 9 3 +41 87
2. Man City 38 24 7 7 +45 79
3. Arsenal 38 22 9 7 +35 75
4. Man Utd 38 20 10 8 +25 70
5. Spurs 38 19 7 12 +5 64
6. Liverpool 38 18 8 12 +4 62
7. Southampton 38 18 6 14 +21 60

Breaking League News

Diego Costa in Another Injury Scare!
Chelsea : 29/05/2015 18:57:01
Atsu Joins Bournemouth
Chelsea : 29/05/2015 18:49:01
Hendon Pens Two-Year Orient Deal
West Ham : 29/05/2015 18:40:01
United Swooping for French Teenager
Man Utd : 29/05/2015 18:32:00
Is De Boer Our Man?
West Ham : 29/05/2015 18:25:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which Was Your Favourite Win From City's 18 Point Bagging Run-in?
Suggested By:  Shaun Gloater
West Ham 2-0 7%
Villa 3-2 8%
Spurs 0-1 16%
QPR 6-0 4%
Swansea 2-4 45%
Southampton 2-0 20%