Manchester City FC, A Closer Look Behind the Scenes

Perm VacationCorrespondent IMay 24, 2009

These people are charged with pushing Manchester City FC into a bright new future.

Owner: Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Is one of the sons of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and a member of the ruling family of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

Also the chairman of the First Gulf Bank, chairman of the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC), chairman of the Emirates Horse Racing Authority (EHRA) and owner of Manchester City FC.


Chairman: Khaldoon Al Mubarak

Is the trusted aide of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and next in line for Presidency.


Executive chairman: Gary Cook


Chief football administration officer: Brian Marwood

Along with many tasks will provide support to Mark Hughes and will create stronger links with the academy, medical and player support teams, performance analysis, and scouting.


Chief financial and administration officer: Graham Wallace


Chief marketing officer: David Pullan


Chief infrastructure development officer: Jon Stemp


Chief communications officer: Vicky Kloss


Chief commercial officer: Steve Sayer

Vicky Kloss and Steve Sayer are long serving employees, Gary Cook, Brian Marwood, Graham Wallace, David Pullan and Jon Stemp joined City in 2008-09.


Along side the football management team:

Manager: Mark Hughes
Assistant Manager: Mark Bowen
Reserve team manager: Glyn Hodges
Youth academy director: Jim Cassel

First team coach: Eddie Niedzwiecki
Goalkeeping coach: Kevin Hitchcock
Fitness coach: Damian Roden
Head physio: Ally Beatie
Chief Scout: Graham Carr

Ultimately we City fans are the extra person charged with supporting and pushing our club as best we possibly can so with that said, good luck to all of us and enjoy 2009-10.