City Football Academy


This season, City Football Group won a place in the UK Top 30 best places to work. City Football Group was the only sports company to make the Top 30 in the ‘Large Workplaces’ category, with 95% of staff reporting a sense of pride in what the organisation accomplishes.

Manchester City has developed a relationship with Job Centre Plus to provide opportunities for more local people to join the Club, with the intention of attracting young people, the long-term unemployed and people with disabilities.

The City Football Academy played host to the Football HR Forum, an informal network open to HR professionals from all league clubs designed to share good practices and discuss common challenges.

A new global intranet was launched with Club partner SAP, connecting City staff in offices across the world via a single platform.

A new initiative, City on Loan, was introduced, allowing staff to experience time working in different departments in order to gain a more rounded view of the organisation.

80 staff took part in the TriCity event, raising £8,000 for City in the Community from a staff triathlon.