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Manchester is renowned for its sporting icons, ranging from 1930s cross-channel swimmer Sunny Lowry to modern day British Paralympic cyclist Dame Sarah Storey. But how well do you know them? Why not test your knowledge of Manchester sports stars in our quiz and compare your score with friends?

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Uwe Rosler

iNostalgia remembers two German signings who made a big impact at Maine Road in the 1990s – one forging an unbreakable bond with the fans

Panto procession Dale Street 1960

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our image this week shows crowds in Dale Street enjoying the annual student Panto Procession as it nears the Town Hall. It is February 1960.

Tommy Handley

iNostalgia remembers how Toxteth radio star Tommy Handley raised the nation’s spirits during a time of conflict

Cenotaph at St George’s Hall

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. This week shows the Remembrance Sunday ceremony of November 1952 with members of the armed services gathered around the cenotaph to the east of St George’s Hall.

George V at Hyde Road 1920

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our image this week shows King George V visiting Manchester City’s Hyde Road stadium to watch the Blues play Liverpool in the First Division.

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The steps must still be cleaned, despite a foggy day in Manchester 1926.

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