Success for City in FA Cup Final

Plus, South Pacific star relaxes in Manchester hotel, and traffic congestion in the 1950s

A training exercise for the King’s Regiment in West Germany, November 1989

King’s Regiment

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Writer Jimmy McGovern, the creator of crime drama Cracker, November 1994

Police TV Dramas

iNostalgia remembers early TV police dramas filmed in Manchester – and a few later favourites too

Niall Quinn steps in as goalie at Maine Road

Plus, Bryan Robson boards plane for cup match against Juventus, and cricket legend Gary Sobers signs autographs for Manchester fans

Denis Law attacks Crystal Palace at Old Trafford

Plus… Corrie’s Pat Phoenix poses at home with fur collection, and last minute safety checks on Belle Vue’s water chute ride

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Oxford Road

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today.

This week it’s the turn of Oxford Road, already busy in our original image dating from the early 20th century.

Much has changed, but the massive clock tower still watches over the hundreds of people who pour into the city every day.

The trams that trundled along Oxford Road have been replaced by cars and buses, but the 217ft clock tower on the former Refuge building still looms in the background.

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24th April 1972: Newcastle star Bobby Moncur (left) and Denis Law of Manchester United in realxed mood with manager Tommy Docherty ahead of Scotland's international friendly match against Peru.


21st April 1944: The harsh realities of life in wartime #Manchester are captured in this powerful image of housewife Margaret Jones having to cook on a watchman’s brazier in New Bridge Street.

She and her family had been left without gas in her home due to a gasworkers strike.

21st April 1962: Liverpool players leave the field after beating Southampton to win the 2nd Division title. It was the first trophy the Reds won during Bill Shankly's reign.


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