Manchester City Nickname - The Blues. Stadium - City of Manchester (48,000). Manager - Stuart Pearce (since March 2005). Honors - League champion twice (last 1968), FA Cup winner four times (last 1969), League Cup winner twice (last 1976), Cup Winners` Cup winner 1970. Last season - Eighth. New - Kiki Musampa (Atletico Madrid, loan), Andy Cole (Fulham), Darius Vassell (Aston Villa). Departed - Paul Bosvelt (Heerenveen), Steve McManaman (released), Shaun Wright-Phillips (Chelsea), Jon Macken (Crystal Palace). Prospects - New strikeforce is key to City staying in top eight.