Manchester City Win The League

On this day (May 11) in 1968 Manchester City defeated Newcastle United and won the League title. Here’s the build up to that game; the story of the match itself and quotes from those involved.  Enjoy!

69,463 watch MCFC and Burnley in Division Two

On this day (May 10) in 1947 a solitary goal from Alec Herd against Burnley was enough to give Manchester City promotion.  The attendance for this Second Division game was recorded by the media at the time as 67,672 but official records reviewed almost sixty years later showed that City actually recorded the attendance as 69,463.Continue reading “69,463 watch MCFC and Burnley in Division Two”

IN SEARCH OF THE BLUES – 1955 FAC Team (first published May 2005)

In 2005 , to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1955 FA Cup final between Manchester City and Newcastle I took a look at the players who appeared for City in that game. The article that follows was published in May 2005. The Blues lost the match 3-1, but it remained a significant anniversary inContinue reading “IN SEARCH OF THE BLUES – 1955 FAC Team (first published May 2005)”


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