1976: City begin a two-week tour of South East Asia by beating the Japanese National XI 3-0 in the first of four matches against the same team.
City win all the games without conceding a goal before losing 4-2 to South Korea B – then beating the South Korea A team 3-0 twice to complete a successful trip.
2001: Following relegation from the Premier League, manager Joe Royle is sacked after defeats to Ipswich Town and Chelsea condemn City to the second tier.
Royle is one of the most celebrated managers in the club’s recent history after guiding City to back-to-back promotions.
A Play-Off final miracle against Gillingham saw City return to Division One at the first attempt before a 4-1 victory over Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on the final day of the next campaign confirmed promotion back to the Premier League.
2017: City sealed our place in next season's Champions League by crushing Watford 5-0 to finish third in Pep Guardiola's debut season.
Skipper Vincent Kompany headed us into an early lead before Sergio Aguero after a brace quick counter-attacks.
City, needing a point to guarantee a finish in the top four, were 4-0 up at half-time after Fernandinho bundled in and Gabriel Jesus rounded off a fine display at Vicarage Road, clipping in a fifth after the break.
2017: City’s Women kept the pressure on FA WSL Spring Series leaders Liverpool with a thumping 5-1 win over Yeovil.
Jane Ross bagged a brace, while Jill Scott and Kosovare Asllani also found the net, ensuring Lucy Quinn’s first half strike proved a mere consolation for the visitors, who also netted an own-goal through Annie Heatherson and had a penalty saved by Ellie Roebuck.