Introducing your monthly one-stop shop for every fixture and important date for all City's teams, as well as any important draw dates and transfer window deadlines.

9 August


Premier League transfer window closes

After a vote by Premier League clubs, this 2018/19 transfer window closes on this day.

The idea is so that all squads are finalised before the first game is played, so all business must be done by 5pm.

Clubs outside the top flight can still sign free agents and loan players up until 31 August.

11 August


City U18s v Newcastle United U18s

Venue: CFA

Kick-off: 12.30pm

Gareth Taylor’s Academy side begin their campaign against Newcastle at the CFA.


City EDS v Arsenal

Venue: Academy Stadium

Kick-off: 1pm

City’s EDS kick-off the new season at home to Arsenal.

Paul Harsley’s side will look to get off to a winning side against tricky opposition who won this fixture 1-0 at the Academy Stadium last season and finished top of Premier League 2.

12 August


Arsenal v City

Venue: Emirates Stadium

Kick-off: 4pm

Ticket details

The Blues begin the defence of the Premier League title with a tough-looking opening day fixture away to Unai Emery’s side.

Last season, the Blues beat the Gunners 3-0 with a scintillating display of attacking football.

WATCH: Arsenal 0 City 3: 2017/18 – extended highlights


City v FC Barcelona Femini

Venue: Academy Stadium

Kick-off: 7.30pm

Nick Cushing’s side face Barcelona in a high-profile pre-season friendly at the Academy Stadium.

With the group stages of the Continental Cup starting on 18/19 August and the new FA Women’s Super League starting on the weekend of 8/9 September, City will look to sharpen up in preparation for the new campaign.

WATCH:City 2 PSG 1 - match highlights

17 August


Venue: TBC

When: TBC

Nick Cushing’s side will learn their fate for the Round of 32 knock-out round.

City receive a bye to the Round of 32, along with Lyon, Wolfsburg, PSG, Barcelona and 15 other clubs.

12 teams will battle to join the last 32 via the group stage of the tournament.

18 August


Blackburn Rovers v City U18s

Venue: Blackburn Rovers Academy

Kick-off: 11am

Lancashire derby for the young Blues….

19 August


West Ham v City EDS

Venue: TBC

Kick-off: 1pm

More London opposition for the EDS.

The Hammers beat City home and away last season and finished in fifth in Premier League 2 – one place higher than the Blues.


City v Huddersfield Town

Venue: Etihad Stadium

Kick-off: 1.30pm

City’s first home game of the campaign is against David Wagner’s Huddersfield Town.

The Terriers fought for a priceless 0-0 draw last season in the same fixture, becoming the only team to prevent the Blues scoring at home in the Premier League.

WATCH: City 0 Huddersfield Town 0:  2017/18 – brief highlights

24 August


City EDS v Liverpool

Venue: Etihad Stadium

Kick-off: 7pm

Friday evening at the Etihad Stadium for the EDS.

Liverpool finished Premier League 2 runners-up last season, but the Blues won this fixture 3-2 in an entertaining game.

25 August


Wolves U18s v City U18s

Venue: Sir Jack Hayward Training Ground

Kick-off: 12pm

The first of a double-header against Wolves, with the Academy team staring half-an-hour before the senior team, both games hosted in the Black Country.


Wolves v City

Venue: Molineux

Kick-off: 12.30pm

Newly-promoted Wolves host the Blues and will look to repeat their excellent Carabao Cup tie at the Etihad last season.

Nuno Esprito Santo has strengthened the squad and Wolves, nicknamed ‘the Man City of the Championship’, will look to push the champions all the way again.

WATCH: City 0 Wolves 0:  2017/18 – brief highlights

30 August


Venue: Monaco

When: TBC

Watch the draw for the Champions League Group Stage live on or follow it live on

City will look to go beyond the quarter-finals this campaign after being knocked at that stage by Liverpool last season.