Match

Manchester City 2 Górnik Zabrze 1

AT the Praterstadion in Vienna 1970, Manchester City beat Górnik Zabrze in the European Cup Winners’ Cup Final to win their first and only European title to date. Manchester City had qualified for the Cup Winners’ Cup after beating Leicester City in the 1969 FA Cup Final, whereas Polish side Górnik Zabrze had beaten Legia Warsaw in the respective 1969 Polish […]

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Manchester City 5 Manchester United 1

Alex Ferguson had spent big in the summer bringing in new recruits Neil Webb, Paul Ince, Gary Pallister and Danny Wallace to bolster his team at Old Trafford . After a slow start to the season for both Manchester teams, the bookies had the Reds as favourites for this Manchester derby in back in September […]

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Manchester United 2 Manchester City 2

Ron Atkinson’s Red Devils took a two goal first half lead into the half time break courtesy of a screamer from Colin Gibson and a spot kick from Gordon Strachan. In the second half the tables turned and Clive Wilson pulled one back for the Sky Blues before Arthur Albiston scored one of the best […]

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Player Q&A

90 seconds with Rodney ‘Wiz’ Marsh

Former England striker Rodney Marsh started his football education in the youth team at West Ham United but was released by the Hammers to accommodate Geoff Hurst. In 1960 he was signed by Fulham and he made his professional debut in 1963, he went onto score 22 goals in 63 First Division appearances before moving […]

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Blog

Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 7

Sid Lambert is a 43-year-old man playing Retro Football Manager on his iPhone. He’s gone back to 1995/96 to take over Newcastle United and put right what once went wrong: beat Manchester United to the title. And he’d love it if he beat them. Love it. We ended our last instalment with a performance at […]

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