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Traffic Rank

152,067 most visited website in the World Trend: up (-45,196)
116,154 most visited website in US United States
Traffic Rank is provided by Alexa

Visitors Localization

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CountryPercentDomain (ccTLD)Status
US United States18.3%mcfc.usNot available.
IN India10.1%mcfc.inNot available.
ES Spain7.9%mcfc.esNot available.
CL Chile7.9%mcfc.clNot available.
UK United Kingdom6.6%mcfc.co.ukNot available.
Registering country code top level domains (ccTLD) can prevent potential competitors from taking advantage of your primary domain reputation. It is also one of the ways to improve country specific SEO and performance. (www.searchenginejournal.com/seo-without-boarders-a-guide-to-international-seo-nick-paterman/60092/)


We have located images with missing ALT attribute.
Number of images: 67
Missing alt tag: 27

List of images with missing ALT attributes:

  • //scriptstats.herokuapp.com/track/no-js/www.mcfc.co.uk
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/images/logo-manchester-city-print.gif
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Team News/2015-16 season/...250 (2 locations)
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Club news/2015/August/Sta...250
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/Hospitality/Fixtures.ashx?h=13...250
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/Cityzens/2015 16/Home page pro...250
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Team News/2015-16 season/...800
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Club news/2016/February/h...101
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Academy/2015 16/February/...101
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/City Ladies/2016/January/...101
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Team News/2015-16 season/...101
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Team News/2015-16 season/...101
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/MCWFC/MCWFC Seasoncard promo i...300
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/Content Module/Hopsitality pro...300
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Club news/2015/December/L...101
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Academy/2015 16/February/...101
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Team News/2015-16 season/...101
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Elite Development Squad/2...101
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/News/Elite Development Squad/2...101
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/Content Module/Eithad Fly with...300
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/Hospitality/1516/Box Image 201...270
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/Footer/201415/nissan%202.ashx
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/Footer/201516/Grey%20Scale%20N...shx
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/Footer/201415/Qnet%20web%2074x...shx
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/Footer/201516/Wega.ashx
  • http://content.mcfc.co.uk/~/media/Images/Home/Footer/201314/ion_logo.ashx
The "alt" attribute provides a text equivalent for the image. If the browser cannot display an image the alt description will be given in its place. Furthermore, some visitors cannot see images as they might be blind in which the alt tag provides a valuable image description. Finally, search engines utilize the alt attribute for image search indexing. (www.w3.org/QA/Tips/altAttribute)


We have found following title:

"Manchester City FC, latest news and interviews with players such as Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure, Raheem Sterling, Kevin De Bruyne and manager Manuel Pellegrini - Manchester City FC"

Length: 179 characters

Warning: The title is 179 characters long. The title should not exceed 80 characters.

The <TITLE> element provides a short piece of text describing the document. The title is very important as it shows in the window title bars, bookmarks and search results. Title should be between 60 to 80 characters long. (www.w3.org/QA/Tips/good-titles)

Description Metatag

We have found following description:

"The latest official News from Manchester City FC and players, including Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling, Vincent Kompany and manager Manuel Pellegrini"

Length: 178 characters

Warning: The description is 178 characters long. The optimal description should not exceed 160 characters (http://www.seomoz.org/learn-seo/meta-description).

The description attribute should provide a concise explanation of a Web page's content. Also, the description is often displayed on search engine results and can indirectly affect page ranking.

Keywords Metatag

We have found 10 keywords:
  • Manchester City
  • City
  • Man City
  • MCFC
  • city news
  • sergio aguero
  • yaya toure
  • manuel pellegrini
  • edin dzeko
    Length: 108 characters
    The keywords attribute was utilized by search engines to provide more accurate search results. Due to the over usage and spamming the keywords attribute has been phased out and is no longer relevant. Google doesn't use the "keywords" meta tag in web search ranking.

    Text to HTML Ratio

    The Text to HTML ratio is 18.49%
    Original content is by far the single most important element to search engines. Low Text to HTML ratio indicates little content for search engines to index. We consider it to be good practice to have a Text to HTML ratio of at least 10% and ideal above 20%

    Keyword Density & Consistency

    Consistent Keywords % Density # Count T Title D Desc. H <H> A ALT B <b>
    manchester city1.03%9212--
    premier league0.69%6--3--
    buy tickets0.57%5--1--
    pablo zabaleta0.46%4--1--
    sergio aguero0.34%311---
    barclays premier league0.34%3--1--
    manager manuel pellegrini0.23%211---
    make home advantage0.23%2-----
    must make home0.23%2-----
    buy online now0.23%2-----
    Keywords density and consistency are notable factors for optimal page SEO. Preferred keywords should have higher keywords density indicating their importance. Optimally, preferred keywords should also be consistently utilized in multiple essential areas of the page such as title, description meta tag, h1 through h6 headings, alt image attributes, backlinks and internal links anchor text. Keyword density of above 6% can indicate that the word or a phrase appears too many time in the content.


    Yes, 5 inline frame(s) detected.
    It is not recommended to use frames or iframes because they can cause problems for search engines. It is best to avoid frames and inline frames whenever possible (searchenginewatch.com/article/2064573/Search-Engines-and-Frames). If frames must be utilized consider <noframes> tag. (www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_noframes.asp).


    No flash detected.
    Flash and other reach-media technologies should primarily be utilized for decorative purposes. This makes your site more search engine friendly and improves accessibility (support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=72746#1).


    • 3 <H2>
      • Access other Manchester City products
      • Main Navigation
      • Extended Interview: Pablo Zabaleta
    • 32 <H3>
      • Continue to mcfc.co.uk
      • Latest News
      • Most Read News
      • Latest Video
      • GoalKeepers
      • Defenders
      • Midfielders
      • Strikers
      • Latest Video
      • Most Watched Video
      • Latest News
      • Stadium Tours
      • Seasoncard Waiting List
      • Buy tickets
      • Matchday Hospitality
      • 93:20
      • Hospitality fixtures
      • Most watched videos
      • Cityzens Membership
      • Win great prizes
      • 2016 MCWFC Seasoncard on sale
      • Annual Report 2014/15
      • SAP
      • MCFC Shop
      • Most read news
      • Ticket Information
      • Fly with the Best
      • Barclays Premier League
      • The latest news in your inbox
      • Official Twitter Feed
      • City App on iOS and Android
      • Hospitality and Premium Seats
    • 25 <H4>
      • Zaba Exclusive
      • City v Leicester
      • FA Cup
      • MCWFC
      • City v Leicester
      • Sunderland v City: Extended highlights
      • MCFC Chinese New Year food challenge
      • FA Youth Cup: Match highlights
      • First day: Meet Kosovare Asllani
      • Every Touch: Otamendi v Sunderland
      • Sunderland v City: Brief highlights
      • My 5: Bacary Sagna
      • City Beats: Sunderland
      • Every Angle: Hart save v Sunderland
      • Sunderland v City: Match report
      • New badge revealed
      • City U18s progress in FA Youth Cup
      • Aston Villa v City match report FA Cup 30 Jan
      • City v Everton: Capital One Cup semi-final 2nd leg
      • Aleix Garcia wondergoal sees off Reading
      • U18s coast past United in Derby
      • Leicester City v Manchester City Premier League 29 Dec
      • West Ham v City 23 January Premier League
      • City v Leicester
      • City v Spurs
    • 0 <H5>
    • 0 <H6>
    The <h1> to <h6> tags are used to define HTML headings. The <h1> tag should hold the title describing the content of a specific page therefore only one h1 tag is needed per page. There can be any number of h2 - h6 tags but they should be added in order of importance (www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_hn.asp).


    HTML 5
    The <!DOCTYPE> declaration tells the web browser about what version of HTML the page is written in. It is good practice to always add the <!DOCTYPE> declaration to the HTML documents, so that the browser knows what type of document to expect. (www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_DOCTYPE.asp)

    Character Encoding

    UTF-8 (Unicode)
    Covers: Worldwide
    To display an HTML page correctly, the browser must know what character-set to use.


    Declared Language: en (English)
    Language Attribute: en (English)
    The HTML "lang" attributes and language metatag define the base language to be used for displaying text and characters on a Website.

    W3C Markup Validation

    Status: FAILED [9 errors, 0 warning(s)]
    It is good practice to use valid HTML/XHTML markup as it ensures that the search engines can read the website correctly as well as it improves cross browser compatibility (W3C Markup Validation Service).

    Deprecated HTML elements

    Good, no deprecated elements found.
    A deprecated element is one that has been outdated by newer constructs. Deprecated elements may become obsolete in future versions of HTML so it is recommended not to use them.

    Nested HTML Tables

    Great, no nested tables detected.
    In general it is not recommended to use nested tables or to utilize tables for page layout. Nested tables are known to cause performance issues due to increased HTML size and rendering time. It is better to use CSS layout instead.

    Web Analytics

    Yes, we have detected following web anlytics tools:
    • Google analytics icon Google™ Analytics
    • NewRelic analytics icon New Relic
    Web Analytics Tools collect and measure information about visitor activity on a website. Well interpreted web traffic data is invaluable in determining a successfully web strategy and assessing the effectiveness of a website. At a minimum, we recommend to utilize at least one web analytics tool.


    A robots.txt file restricts access to search engine robots that crawl the web. (www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html)

    XML Sitemap

    Found following XML sitemap(s):
    Sitemaps inform search engines about pages available for crawling. In its simplest form, a Sitemap is an XML file that lists URLs for a site along with additional metadata about each URL. XML sitemap should help search engines to crawl the site more intelligently. (www.sitemaps.org/protocol.html)


    The Favicon is a small icon associated with a website. The Favicon is important because it is displayed next to the website's URL in the address bar of the browser as well as in bookmarks and shortcuts.

    Custom 404 Error Page

    No custom 404 error page detected.

    Warning: Soft 404 error detected.

    A 404 is a standard http response code for a resource that cannot be located on the server. Web servers usually return a "404 Not Found" error page for non-existing pages. Unfortunately, these default error pages are very generic and a not very user friendly, therefore, using a custom 404 error page is highly recommended.

    Process of returning http status code "200 OK" for a non-existent page or redirecting users to another url is called soft 404. Soft 404 errors are problematic for search engines and are not advisable. (https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/181708)


    Great, you are using print-friendly CSS:
    Print-friendly pages are designed to fit on an 8.5"x11" or A4 sheet and usually include only the content of the page, along with source information.

    W3C CSS Validation

    Status: FAILED [119 error(s)]
    It is recommended to use valid CSS to ensure that the website displays correctly. (W3C CSS Validation Service).

    Page Rank

    PR: 6 out of 10 (Very Good)
    PageRank is Google's measure of the importance of a page. It is based on complex algorithmes evaluating page content, authority, keyword density, back links, traffic, demand and more.

    Indexed Pages

    Estimated number of pages indexed by Bing™: less than 10
    The higher number of indexed pages the more content search engines can index, which increases overall value of the website.

    Domain Age

    Your domain was registerd for the first time: 15 years, 2 months, 23 days ago.
    Age of the domain is one of the many signals that search engines utilize for ranking. Brand new domains generally have more difficult time to rank high for the first few months.

    Domain Expiration

    Your domain expires in: 9 months, 7 days, 8 hours.
    Domain expiration far in to the future is considered a good practice as it promotes confidence in your website, decreases chances of losing domain and in certain cases might help with search engine ranking. (https://www.hover.com/blog/three-reasons-to-renew-your-domain-names-for-five-years/)

    IP Canonicalization

    No, your site's IP does not redirect to mcfc.com.
    Some web spiders index websites using IP as well as domain name which can cause duplicate content if there is no IP Canonicalization.

    URL Canonicalization

    No, the www.mcfc.com and mcfc.com do not resolve to the same URL.
    Domain name with WWW and without can be considered as different pages causing duplicate content for search engines. (www.mattcutts.com/blog/seo-advice-url-canonicalization)

    Page Speed

    Google Page Speed score: 29% (Low)
    Rq. Requests Hst. Hosts LT Load time Html Img Images JS JavaScript CSS F Flash O Other PS Page Size
    2305915.13s407.27 KB3.52 MB2.82 MB307.69 KB0 B11.42 KB7.05 MB

    Avoid landing page redirects
    Your page has no redirects.
      Enable compression
      Compressing resources with gzip or deflate can reduce the number of bytes sent over the network.
        Enable compression for the following resources to reduce their transfer size by 1MiB (74% reduction).
        Leverage browser caching
        Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers for static resources instructs the browser to load previously downloaded resources from local disk rather than over the network.
          Leverage browser caching for the following cacheable resources:
          Reduce server response time
          In our test, your server responded in 1.4 seconds. There are many factors that can slow down your server response time. Please read our recommendations to learn how you can monitor and measure where your server is spending the most time.
            Minify CSS
            Compacting CSS code can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
              Minify CSS for the following resources to reduce their size by 43.7KiB (15% reduction).
              Minify HTML
              Compacting HTML code, including any inline JavaScript and CSS contained in it, can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
                Minify HTML for the following resources to reduce their size by 47.9KiB (31% reduction).
                Minify JavaScript
                Compacting JavaScript code can save many bytes of data and speed up downloading, parsing, and execution time.
                  Minify JavaScript for the following resources to reduce their size by 11.4KiB (2% reduction).
                  Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
                  Your page has 6 blocking script resources and 4 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
                    None of the above-the-fold content on your page could be rendered without waiting for the following resources to load. Try to defer or asynchronously load blocking resources, or inline the critical portions of those resources directly in the HTML.
                      Remove render-blocking JavaScript:Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
                      Optimize images
                      Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
                        Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 866.7KiB (33% reduction).
                        Prioritize visible content
                        Your page requires additional network round trips to render the above-the-fold content. For best performance, reduce the amount of HTML needed to render above-the-fold content.
                          128.3KiB of the HTML response was required to render the above-the-fold content. This requires 4 network round-trips. However, if the HTML response were compressed, then the HTML required to render the above-the-fold content could be delivered in just 2 network round-trips. Enable compression for the HTML response in order to prioritize the visible content for this page.
                          • Only about 40% of the final above-the-fold content could be rendered with the HTML delivered within 2 round-trips snapshot:12.

                          PageSpeed analyzes webpages and evaluates its performance while providing suggestions on reducing page load times. Google is now incorporating website speed in search ranking (www.mattcutts.com/blog/site-speed)

                          Server Information

                          Server IP:
                          Server Location:
                          GB MANCHESTER, Manchester

                          Name Server 1:
                          ns0.demysdns.net (
                          Name Server 2:
                          ns1.demysdns.net (
                          Name Server 3:
                          ns2.demysdns.net (
                          Name Server 4:
                          ns3.demysdns.net (
                          Name Server 5:
                          ns4.demysdns.co.uk (
                          Name Server 6:
                          ns5.demysdns.co.uk (
                          Name Server 7:
                          ns6.demysdns.co.uk (
                          Your server's IP address and location have minor impact on the country specific SEO. It is recommend to host the website in the country where the number of vistors is desired to be the highest. Search engines take the geolocation of a server into account. (www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXt23AXlJJU)

                          HTTPS (SSL)

                          Issued To:
                          Common Name (CN):
                          Common Name (CN):
                          COMODO RSA Extended Validation Secure Server CA
                          Oranization (O):
                          COMODO CA Limited
                          Period of Validity
                          Begins On:
                          Expires On:
                          Google™ is now treating HTTPS as a ranking signal. HTTPS is a secure web protocol that allows for encrypted communication between website and the client. HTTPS protocol requires your website to have an SSL certificate, which can be purchased from a Certificate Authority (CA) or SSL vendor. (security.googleblog.com/2014/08/https-as-ranking-signal_6.html).

                          Safe Browsing

                          Safe Browsing is a service provided by Google that enables applications to check URLs against Google's constantly updated lists of suspected phishing and malware pages. If your site is marked as unsafe see our guide on how to fix websites blocked by google safe browsing

                          Spam Blacklist

                          Good, your IP is not blacklisted.
                          Spammer directories provide lists of IPs from which spam distribution is reported. Emails sent from the blocked IPs are subject to closer scrutiny and are much less likely to be delivered. For email campaigns it is recommended to utilize professional email services to ensure that your website IP is not blocked. (www.stopforumspam.com)

                          Email Address Obfuscation

                          Great, this webpage does not contain email addresses displayed in plain text.
                          It is recommended to obfuscate email addresses posted in public. This prevents email addresses from being automatically harvested by spam bots which helps to decrease number of unsolicited emails. See our email obfuscation techniques guide for more details.

                          Directory Browsing

                          Great, your server has directory browsing disabled.
                          Protect Webserver directories from unwanted browsing. To enhance security, directory browsing should be disabled unless you have a specific reason to enable it. If you enable directory browsing, make sure that you only enable it on the particular directory or directories that you want to share. (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731109)

                          Whois Privacy

                          No contact information available.
                          Whois Privacy is a service that prevents domain owner contact information from being displayed in the publicly available Whois records. This can help to cut down on unwanted spam but utilizing Whois privacy should be evaluated against business model and branding strategy.

                          Server Signature

                          On, Microsoft-IIS/7.5
                          Attackers can utilize server signature versioning information to their advantage therefore it is recommended to disable it when possible.