This eagerly awaited lavishly illustrated book, written by acclaimed Manchester author Gary James, is the definitive volume on Manchester's Blues, detailing the exploits of the Club from its 19th Century birth through to the end of the 2011-12 season when they won the Premier League title in dramatic style. Manchester The City Years provides an in-depth study of the highs and lows that have shaped the Blues' destiny from its birth as a church team to its modern day ownership by Sheikh Mansour. Relive the successes from the Club's first major trophy win in 1904 under Tom Maley through to glory in the Roberto Mancini era. Enjoy reading the stories of success in Europe, five FA Cup wins, two League Cups and, of course, the Blues' three Championship successes. This book covers it all and brings the City story right up to the end of the 2011-12 season when Sergio Aguero's goal in added time brought the Premiership title to Manchester's Blues. The definitive story of the Blues. If anyone ever says City has 'no history' show them this book!