Did you know that Manchester City was the first ever to be brought low by a financial scandal - the '1905 English football bribery scandal'? At the end of the 1904/05 football season, Man City player, Billy Meredith, was accused of taking bribes to purposely lose their final league match of the season against Aston Villa. This resulted in 17 players being banned from playing for the club, and being forcibly sold for low fees. Billy Meredith was sold to Man United. With so much football history concentrated in the city of Manchester, you should make a trip to the famous city. Why not start saving for it now with the Manchester City F.C. Mini Mohawk Ceramic Piggy Bank.