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Manchester City F.C. Nickname – The Citizens

Manchester City

Manchester City fans call themselves The Citizens. Many of today’s football clubs in England spread their roots from different Church clubs – one of them is Manchester City. During 1880’s members of the Church of Southeast Manchester founded the Sent Marks Football Club. In 1894, after several changes to the of the name of the […]

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Liverpool F.C. Nickname – The Reds


Liverpool Football Club nickname is simply – The Reds. Obviously, the nickname Reds is related to the color of the team’s shirt, but it has not always been the case. In the early days, when the club moved to Anfield stadium (built in 1884) from Everton, Liverpool players were wearing blue and white colors – […]

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Arsenal F.C. Nickname – The Gunners


Arsenal’s original nickname is The Gunners. Many modern age Arsenal fans call themselves The Gooners, which is a derivation from the original nickname. Arsenal Football club was founded in 1886 in London. Football enthusiast David Danskin (first ever Arsenal captain) and his friends and co-workers in the ammunition factory, founded the club. At one meeting […]

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Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Nickname – HOTSPURS

Tottenham Hotspurs

How did Tottenham Football Club got his nickname, Hotspurs? Tottenhams’ Nickname Spurs is just a short name of the club, but the reason why the club is called Hotspur dates back to the 14th century.At the time, the famous knight Sir Henry the Fourth, carried the nickname Harry Hotspur. He got the nickname Hotspur because […]

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