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Manchester City
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Manchester City is the new dominant power in English football for the past decade or so, but that does not mean that they are by any means a plastic side! Manchester City has always set consistent attendances even during their days in the lower leagues, and now, at the apex of English football, are proving to be one of England's luckiest fans. Regular fixtures in the lower leagues meant that Manchester City fans are naturals to the football trivia quiz scene, privy to even the most obscure of players and facts! Today however, Manchester City player quizzes include the most star-studded of sides and the best players on the planet, a far cry from Manchester City quizzes from 20 years ago... Nevertheless, should any Manchester City fan struggle to name a player in the Starting 11 quiz, the quiz offers 3 hints to help them along... how many 'O's are there in AGUEROOOOOOOOO again?

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The other Manchester club, Manchester City are rapidly bridging the gap in stature against their more famous neighbours, Manchester United. Founded in 1880, the club plays their games at the Etihad Stadium in east Manchester.

Winning their first trophy - the FA Cup in 1904, the Manchester City side of the 1960s, won the League, FA Cup, and League Cup under legendary managers Joe Mercer and Malcolm Allison. The 80s however saw the decline of Manchester City, relegated as far down as the third tier of English football, returnin to the top flight only in 2001. In 2008, everything changed for Manchester City, as they were purchased by Abu Dhabi United Group for £210 million and instantly became a financial and footballing powerhouse.

Boasting 6 league titles, one of which was won under the leadership of visionary manager Pep Guardiola 2018 with 100 points, the only side in England to have done so. They followed this success a year later by winning four trophies, becoming the only team to win the domestic treble. Manchester City remains underperforming in Europe however, their best result in the UEFA Champions League, being a semi-final in the 2015/16 season, but even European success must surely be inevitable for the deep-pocketed Citizens...


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How to Play

Select a fixture from the game menu to bring up a starting 11 lineup. Read the match details and when ready, hit 'play now'.

Study the lineup. The number below each shirt indicates how many letters there are in that player's name. You're against the clock so get going!

Think you know one of the mystery players? Enter your guess in the box provided below each shirt. See a tick? Boom, you've got it! See a cross? Guess again!

Struggling to get a player? Click the player you're having trouble with and hit the 'hint' button to get a letter to help you along. You only have 3 hints so use them wisely...

Really can't think of any more? Hit 'give up' and we'll show you the player's you missed. Don't beat yourself up, we can't all remember that South American they had on loan for three games...

Think your score is unbeatable? Hit the 'challenge' button to share the game with a friend. Let's see who comes out on top!