Back in March 1986 City drew 2-2 with United at Old Trafford one day and then faced Chelsea in the inaugural Full Members’ Cup final the following day. The competition was one of two competitions created in response to the ban on English clubs playing in Europe following the Heysel European Cup Final of 1985. Here’s the story of that Wembley final…
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On this day (10 December) in 1983 41,852 witnessed Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat by promotion rivals Sheffield Wednesday at Maine Road. The crowd was the highest Division Two crowd of the season. Here’s a contemporary report of that game and a few highlights from the game:
On this day (7 November) in 1987 Manchester City defeated Huddersfield Town 10-1. Paul Stewart, Tony Adcock, and David White each scored a hat-trick while the goal spree was started by Neil McNab. You can read the full story of the game; watch highlights and more here….
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Today (23rd March) marks the anniversary of the first Wembley meeting between Manchester City and Chelsea. That was the 1986 Full Members’ Cup final. Here for subscribers to this site is an article on the competition and some film of the final:
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