MANCHESTER CITY – HALL OF FAME: Francis Lee

Thanks for this award.  Really to individualise and to say ‘well, what a great era we played in’ is something special.  Most importantly, I’d Like to thank the guys I played with.  We had some wonderful players.  We had a wonderful manager in Joe Mercer.  A great coach in Malcolm.  We had wonderful men like Ken Barnes, Johnny Hart and the rest of the team.  That’s the great thing about this period – we were all part of the team and its great to see so many of them here tonight because we were a team.  That’s the most important thing,  It’s not the individual that counts, it’s the team.”  Francis Lee collecting the Hall of Fame award in January 2004 

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