39 Facts About Manchester City

1. Manchester City have an early corner but it is dealt with fine.

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2. Manchester City have a freekick, it is gloriously kept in play by Otamendi with an overhead.

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3. Manchester City has twinning plans with lots of places.

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4. The University of Manchester City, created in 2004 when Victoria University of Manchester and UMIST were combined, is the largest full-time non-collegiate university in the United Kingdom.

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5. Manchester City has one of the biggest bus networks outside London with over 50 bus companies operating in the Greater Manchester area around the city.

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6. Manchester City is very well served by train and in terms of passengers, Manchester Piccadilly was the busiest English train station outside London in 2005 and 2006.

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7. Manchester City has the most students in the United Kingdom in term time.

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8. Manchester City is 160 miles northwest of England's capital, London.

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9. The University of Manchester City has a long history in Egyptian mummy research, and there's even a Mummy Tissue Bank—a substantial collection of samples, histological slides and wax mounted blocks of human tissue from a variety of ancient civilisations that practised mummification.

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10. Manchester City have made a strong recovery from matchday one's unexpected home defeat by Lyon and travel to France for the rematch top of Group F—although Lyon are well placed to progress to the round of 16.

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11. Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City's hopes of claiming a historic quadruple are a "fantasy".

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12. The University of Manchester City has a long history in Egyptian mummy research, and there's even a Mummy Tissue Bank—a substantial collection of samples, histological slides and wax mounted blocks of human tissue from a variety of ancient civilisations that practised mummification.

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13. Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City's hopes of claiming a historic quadruple are a "fantasy".

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14. Manchester City have made a strong recovery from matchday one's unexpected home defeat by Lyon and travel to France for the rematch top of Group F—although Lyon are well placed to progress to the round of 16.

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15. The University of Manchester City has a long history in Egyptian mummy research, and there's even a Mummy Tissue Bank—a substantial collection of samples, histological slides and wax mounted blocks of human tissue from a variety of ancient civilisations that practised mummification.

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16. Manchester City have made a strong recovery from matchday one's unexpected home defeat by Lyon and travel to France for the rematch top of Group F—although Lyon are well placed to progress to the round of 16.

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17. The University of Manchester City has a long history in Egyptian mummy research, and there's even a Mummy Tissue Bank—a substantial collection of samples, histological slides and wax mounted blocks of human tissue from a variety of ancient civilisations that practised mummification.

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18. Manchester City became the only team to be relegated after being champions the previous season.

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19. Manchester City have made a strong recovery from matchday one's unexpected home defeat by Lyon and travel to France for the rematch top of Group F—although Lyon are well placed to progress to the round of 16.

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20. Manchester City have made a strong recovery from matchday one's unexpected home defeat by Lyon and travel to France for the rematch top of Group F—although Lyon are well placed to progress to the round of 16.

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21. The University of Manchester City has a long history in Egyptian mummy research, and there's even a Mummy Tissue Bank—a substantial collection of samples, histological slides and wax mounted blocks of human tissue from a variety of ancient civilisations that practised mummification.

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22. Manchester City have made a strong recovery from matchday one's unexpected home defeat by Lyon and travel to France for the rematch top of Group F—although Lyon are well placed to progress to the round of 16.

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23. The University of Manchester City has a long history in Egyptian mummy research, and there's even a Mummy Tissue Bank—a substantial collection of samples, histological slides and wax mounted blocks of human tissue from a variety of ancient civilisations that practised mummification.

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24. Manchester City have been drawn against Schalke in the last 16 and are heavy favourites to advance to the quarter-finals.

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25. Manchester City have made a strong recovery from matchday one's unexpected home defeat by Lyon and travel to France for the rematch top of Group F—although Lyon are well placed to progress to the round of 16.

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26. The University of Manchester City has a long history in Egyptian mummy research, and there's even a Mummy Tissue Bank—a substantial collection of samples, histological slides and wax mounted blocks of human tissue from a variety of ancient civilisations that practised mummification.

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27. Manchester City have made a strong recovery from matchday one's unexpected home defeat by Lyon and travel to France for the rematch top of Group F—although Lyon are well placed to progress to the round of 16.

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28. The University of Manchester City named their physics lab The Rutherford Building in his honour.

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29. The University of Manchester City has a long history in Egyptian mummy research, and there's even a Mummy Tissue Bank—a substantial collection of samples, histological slides and wax mounted blocks of human tissue from a variety of ancient civilisations that practised mummification.

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30. Manchester City packed 84,569 fans into Maine Road for their game against Stoke City in 1934.

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31. Manchester City will now assess targets for the summer, including Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves and Lyon pair Houssem Aouar and Tanguy Ndombele.

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32. Manchester City handed a debut to England Under-19 winger Ian Carlo Poveda, who was lively, and Eric Garcia blocked a shot on the line after fellow young defender Philippe Sandler lost possession.

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33. Manchester City have hardly been scintillating but Mahrez has carried the main thrust of the attack.

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34. Manchester City reached the 2011 FA Cup Final, their first major final in over 30 years, after defeating derby rivals Manchester United in the semi-final, the first time they had knocked their rival out of a cup competition since 1975.

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35. Manchester City qualified for European competition for the first time in 25 years.

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36. Manchester City won the League Cup that season, becoming the second English team to win a European trophy and a domestic trophy in the same season.

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37. Manchester City gained their first honours by winning the Second Division in 1899; with it came promotion to the highest level in English football, the First Division.

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38. Manchester City will be keen to maintain their status as Premier League leaders when they take on Southampton at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, kick-off 3pm.

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39. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola denies trying to sign Lionel Messi.

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