Man City 2018-19 season: Fixtures, transfers, squad numbers & complete Premier League schedule

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Goal gives you the complete look at Manchester City's full fixtures least for the upcoming season, including all pre-season and Premier League games

Defending Premier League champions Manchester City will be looking to retain their title this season and they prepared with a number of clashes against high quality opposition..

Just five days after the end of the World Cup, City kicked off their pre-season tour in the United States, taking part in the International Champions Cup alongside the likes of Barcelona, Manchester United and Liverpool.

Goal brings you your complete guide to City's 2018 pre-season tour as well as their complete 2018-19 Premier League schedule with dates, venues and all you need to know about the preparations.


Man City pre-season fixtures


Date Match Time (UK / US ET) Venue
Jul 20 Man City 0-1 Borussia Dortmund 2:05am / 9:05pm Soldier Field, Chicago
Jul 25 Liverpool 1-2 Man City 1:05am / 8:05pm MetLife Stadium, New York
Jul 28 Bayern Munich 2-3 Man City 0:05pm / 7:05pm Hard Rock Stadium, Miami
Aug 5 Chelsea 0-2 Man City * 3pm / 10am Wembley Stadium, London

*2018 Community Shield

Pep Guardiola's side joined a host of other European clubs in participating in the International Champions Cup (ICC) this summer.

A Mario Gotze goal saw them lose their opening game against Borussia Dortmund 1-0, with Liverpool coming from behind to take a 2-1 win in New York.

City pulled off a comeback of their own against German giants Bayern Munich, storming back from two goals down to take a 3-2 win. 

The Community Shield was last up, pitting the Premier League champions against FA Cup winners Chelsea, with City ultimately coming out on top with a 2-0 victory.


Man City 2018-19 squad numbers


Squad number Position Player
1 GK Claudio Bravo
2 DF Kyle Walker
3 DF Danilo
4 DF Vincent Kompany
5 DF John Stones
7 FW Raheem Sterling
8 MF Ilkay Gundogan
10 FW Sergio Aguero
14 DF Aymeric Lapote
15 DF Eliaquim Mangala
17 MF Kevin De Bruyne
18 DF Fabian Delph
19 FW Leroy Sane
20 MF Bernardo Silva
21 MF David Silva
22 DF Benjamin Mendy
25 MF Fernandinho
26 MF Riyad Mahrez
27 FW Patrick Roberts
28 DF Jason Denayer
30 DF Nicolas Otamendi
31 GK Ederson
32 GK Daniel Grimshaw
33 FW Gabriel Jesus
35 MF Oleksandr Zinchenko
47 MF Phil Foden
55 MF Brahim Diaz
81 MF Claudio Gomes
- FW Daniel Arzani

Man City's 2018-19 transfer activity


Manchester City completed a club-record move for Leicester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez for £60 million ($77m) after expressing interest in signing the forward previously in the January transfer window.

Guardiola is expected to make more signings before the end of the transfer window on August 9, and released former Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure from the club after eight years at the Etihad. 

Transfer activity in

Position Player Transferred from Fee Date
MF Riyad Mahrez Leicester £60m July 10
MF Claudio Gomes PSG Free July 25
FW Daniel Arzani Melbourne City Undisc. August 9

Transfer activity out

Position Player Transferred to Fee Date
DF Angelino PSV £5m June 15
DF Yaya Toure Released N/A July 1
DF Pablo Maffeo VfB Stuttgart £9m July 1
MF Manu Garcia Toulouse Loan July 7
MF Aleix Garcia Girona Loan July 9
GK Angus Gunn Southampton £13.5m July 10
GK Joe Hart Burnley £3.5m August 7

Man City 2018-19 Premier League fixtures


The Premier League fixtures were officially released on June 14 and Guardiola's men will begin the defence of their title with a trip to the Emirates Stadium to face Unai Emery's Arsenal.

City then host Huddersfield Town at the Etihad Stadium the following week, before travelling to Molinieux to face newly promoted Wolves. Home games against Newcastle United and Fulham - another promoted team - complete their opening five matches.

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The first Manchester derby of the campaign against rivals United will be played at the Etihad on November 10, with the corresponding fixture taking place at Old Trafford on March 16, 2019.

Man City's full Premier League schedule can be found below.

Date Time Match
12/08/2018 16:00 Arsenal v Manchester City
19/08/2018 13:30 Manchester City v Huddersfield Town
25/08/2018 12:30 Wolverhampton v Manchester City
01/09/2018 17:30 Manchester City v Newcastle United
15/09/2018 15:00 Manchester City v Fulham
22/09/2018 15:00 Cardiff City v Manchester City
29/09/2018 15:00 Manchester City v Brighton
06/10/2018 15:00 Liverpool v Manchester City
20/10/2018 15:00 Manchester City v Burnley
27/10/2018 15:00 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City
03/11/2018 15:00 Manchester City v Southampton
10/11/2018 15:00 Manchester City v Manchester United
24/11/2018 15:00 West Ham United v Manchester City
01/12/2018 15:00 Manchester City v A.F.C. Bournemouth
04/12/2018 19:45 Watford v Manchester City
08/12/2018 15:00 Chelsea v Manchester City
15/12/2018 15:00 Manchester City v Everton
22/12/2018 15:00 Manchester City v Crystal Palace
26/12/2018 15:00 Leicester City v Manchester City
29/12/2018 15:00 Southampton v Manchester City
01/01/2019 15:00 Manchester City v Liverpool
12/01/2019 15:00 Manchester City v Wolverhampton
19/01/2019 15:00 Huddersfield Town v Manchester City
30/01/2019 19:45 Newcastle United v Manchester City
02/02/2019 15:00 Manchester City v Arsenal
09/02/2019 15:00 Manchester City v Chelsea
23/02/2019 15:00 Everton v Manchester City
27/02/2019 20:00 Manchester City v West Ham United
02/03/2019 15:00 A.F.C. Bournemouth v Manchester City
09/03/2019 15:00 Manchester City v Watford
16/03/2019 15:00 Manchester United v Manchester City
30/03/2019 15:00 Fulham v Manchester City
06/04/2019 15:00 Manchester City v Cardiff City
13/04/2019 15:00 Crystal Palace v Manchester City
20/04/2019 15:00 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur
27/04/2019 15:00 Burnley v Manchester City
04/05/2019 15:00 Manchester City v Leicester City
12/05/2019 15:00 Brighton v Manchester City

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