Date: 2nd June 2008 at 10:39am
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Monday 2 June 2008 City fans finally heard the news they had all been expecting when; at exactly 9am, the official Manchester City website announced the departure of manager Sven-Goran Eriksson.

The Clubs official statement reads…

Sven-Goran Eriksson and Manchester City Football Club have parted company by mutual consent, the Club announces today.

‘Chief Executive, Alistair Mackintosh said, ‘The Board of Directors and all at Manchester City would like to thank Sven for his efforts and contributions throughout the season and we wish him all the best for the future. Sven remains a friend of the Club.’

‘The Club will make no further announcement in relation to the managerial position until after a successor is appointed.’


Vital Manchester City will closely monitor further developments and bring them to you as soon as we are able. In the meantime, readers can click here to view Sven’s Fact file.



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